The resident at our program will acquire the ability to care for a wide range of clinical problems. This ability is fostered by experience on general medical services, both inpatient and outpatient with exposure to a wide spectrum of diseases. The resident will develop skills in diagnosis as well as mature judgment in therapy by the study of etiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and natural history of various diseases.
The resident will learn to function in harmony with other members of the health care team and become proficient in interpersonal relationships and in the organization and management of patient care. Residents will develop the ability to treat patients humanely. Emphasis upon other aspects of life, with special emphasis on the family will be stressed.
The resident will become expert in retrieval and assessment of medical literature. Development of the skills to access and interpret medical information using electronic media, computer information systems and the principles of evidence-based medicine. The Residents should be prepared during the four-year residency to pass their final assessment in the MMed Program. At the end of the 4 years, successful students will be awarded a Master in Internal Medicine (MMed) from the Aga Khan University.