MD General Medicine: Course Overview, Admission, Eligibility


Doctor of medicine or MD General Medicine is a doctorate – PG medical course in the field of medicine. This course examines the

. Prevention

. Diagnosis

. Treatment of certain diseases

MD General Medicine
MD General Medicine

The medical students who are studying this MD General Medicine course build up an inside and in-depth information about the field of Medical Science.

They become specialists to classify and study various medicines and complete various observation and analysis in the laboratory. This Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine course is a combination of theoretical information and practical exposure.

Medical candidates who wish to pursue the Doctor of Medicine – (MD) General Medicine must acquire the following necessary skills,

. Collaboration and Time Management aptitudes

. Reading, enquiring and researching habits to find solutions to difficult health concerned issues

. Good observation, Listening, and desire for the inquisition

. An attitude of problem-solver

. The ability to deliberately plan with the goal that meets learning needs

. Good administrative aptitudes are also fundamental to oversee other administrative representatives

.  To fill in as part of a group and capable of working long, sporadic hours in high-stress medical environments

. Devoted to their profession along with good eye-hand coordination and motivation to accomplish their objectives

. Intense interest and tolerance to hear the patient’s concerns and needs are really significant

. Capable of communicating to convey research observations and results

. Examining the treatment with other medical staff

. A humble and caring personality

Doctor of Medicine  (MD)  General Medicine Eligibility

Following are the eligibility criteria for the admission to the 2 years PG medical course – MD General Medicine,

. A pass in 10+2 or HSC with subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology is mandatory

. M.B.B.S (with one – year internship) qualification from a recognized University by the MCI

. A valid NEET PG score

MD General Medicine Syllabus

Below is the tabular structure of the subjects in the curriculum of the course,

                   Semester 1                 Semester 2
Applied basic science knowledge   Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics  
Diseases with reference to General Medicine   Diagnostic investigation procedure
  Recent advances in Medicine                                   —-
                     Semester 3                           Semester 4
  Monitoring seriously ill patients Ability to carry out research
  Counselling patients and relatives  
Ward patient management
Ability to teach undergraduate
  OPD patient management
                    Semester 5                 Semester 6
Long and short topic presentations Journal conferences
Ward rounds, case presentations
and discussions
PG case presentation skills
Clinico-radiological u0026amp; clinico-pathological  conferences Research review

The MD General Medicine students must undergo proper learning regarding

. Treatment

. Early transfer of patients

. Brief diagnosis

. Management of emergencies

. Guide and teach undergraduate (M.B.B.S.) students

. Common medical ailments

. Uncommon diseases

. Advances and innovations in medicine

. Medical emergencies

. Research papers publication

Scope of the Course

After completing an MD course in General Medicine, a Doctor can opt for a super speciality course such as Doctorate of Medicine (DM). Following are the list of super-speciality streams and they are diverse,

. Clinical Hematology

. Endocrinology

. Rheumatology

. Immunology

. Gastroenterology

. Nephrology

. Neurology

. Cardiology

MD General Medicine – Scope of Job

There are plenty of professional opportunities for the MD General Medicine Doctors in

. Medical colleges

. Research institutes 

. Nursing homes

. Healthcare Centres

.  Private Clinics

. Military Services

. Biomedical Firms

. Companies of medicine manufacturing

. Educational Institutes

. Pharmaceutical Companies

Also, the doctors can set up their own private clinics and practice independently.

The public sector provides opportunities for MD General Medicine Doctors in

. Union Public Service Commission

. PSC or Public Service Commission (State)

. Medical Colleges – State

Profiles for MD General Medicine Doctors

. Physiologist

. Obstetrician

. Gynaecologist

. Surgeon – General

. General Physician

. Medical Officer – Casualty

. Bacteriologist

. Consultant – General Medicine

. Regional Medical Officer

. Specialist – broad spectrum


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