Fellowship in Pulmonology
Duration : 2 Years
Mode of Study : Residential
Qualification : MD/DNB in General Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine
The Fellowship in Pulmonology is designed to equip specialists toprovide expert care for patients with the whole spectrum of respiratory problems seen in thecountry. Fellows are trained to acquire the skills to work as consultants in teaching institutionsand academic respiratory practices within and outside the country, in the field of pulmonology.
The training covers patient care activities, a range of departmental academic and interdepartmental meetings, journal clubs, teaching of undergraduates and research. The department attracts referred patients from various parts of the country, with a range of complex pulmonary problems, to provide the platform for clinical training. The department has state of the art pulmonary function lab and bronchoscopy suite; which is among the best in the country. The sleep lab and sonology service completes the range of investigative back up within the department. Apart from general pulmonology, trainees are offered the opportunity to train in bronchoscopy, thoracoscopy, chest ultrasound, sleep medicine, pulmonary physiology, lung function testing and critical care. Trainees are posted to the critical care and rheumatology departments.