Pathology Residency is a five year programme with emphasis on patients service, teaching and research during the tenure of residency, the residents rotate through the following sections:
During their rotation through various phases, residents are expected to learn laboratory adminitration, techincal mathodologies, quality assurance and control procesures, liason with other cliniciancs in the Hospital training of techhnologists and general day to day work within the clinical laboratory. Their academic activities include help in teaching and active involvement in research projects. The responsibilities are geared to the level of residency year. First year residents are given more practical and day to dy work and as they go up the ladder, their responsibilities are increased within the lab along with teaching and research commitments. Residents at all levels are ecpected to Participate in the postgraduate programme of the Department and the clinical meetings within this institution and the city. The Department encourages them to present their research findings at national/international meetings.
This programme is suppervised by the programme Director by the programme Director and Coordinators of various discipines.
The Deparmtnetal Residency committee (DRC) is comprised of faculty memebers representing all sections of the Department of Pathology and Labroatroy Medicine, Director Residency and a representative of the residents (Chief Residents). It acts as a bridge between the Department of Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) and the Department of Pathology and Medicine. The DRC looks after the residents interest within the Department, including induction of new residents, promotions, graduations and their day to day activities.
Apart from above mentioned programmes, there is a strong component of training Molecular Technique. A separate rotation is designed to enchance theoritical and practical skills of residents is the field of Molecular Pathology.
For more information about the residency programme, Please refer to the Residency Manual.
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