Chandigarh:Nearly 130 students are in the process of joining postgraduate courses of major specialties ie about 80 MD/MS in Anaesthesia, Medicine, Nuclear Medicine, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Orthopaedics, Radio-diagnosis, General Surgery, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Community Medicine, Dermatology, ENT, Pathology, Pharmacology, Psychiatry, Radiotherapy and Transfusion Medicine, in the Post
Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research(PGIMER) new academic session. The new session that begins on January 7 with will be inaugurated by Prof JS Guleria, former Dean and HOD Medicine, AIIMS, New Delhi at 8:00 am in Bhargava Auditorium of the Institute. He will speak on “CONDUCT of a physician- personal experience.
Prof Guleria is Emeritus Professor of the National Academy of Medical Sciences and received the fourth highest Indian civilian honour of the Padma Shri. While, with this about 50 students of Ph.D, and DM/M.ch of Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Hepatology, Nephrology, Cardiac Anaesthesia, Neuro Anaesthesia, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Neonatology, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Paediatric Haemato-oncology, Paediatric Critical Care, Paediatric Clinical Immunopathology and Rheumatology,
Neuroradiology, Haematopathology, Paediatric Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Histopathology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology and Urology. Majority of the alumni are occupying best positions in different Institutes of this country and abroad. PGI runs 16 MD Courses, 4 MS Courses, 24 DM Courses and 6 MCh
Courses besides Dental, Nursing and Medical Technology Courses. PGI is credited in starting some of the postdoctoral courses, for the first time in this country, which are now being emulated by other institutes.
To name a few these are DM in Endocrinology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Pulmonary Medicine, Hepatology, Clinical Pharmacology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Pediatric Critical Care,
Pediatric Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Histopathology, Cardiac Anesthesia, Clinical Hematology ,Hematopathology, Pediatric Neurology , Neuro-anaesthesia and Pediatric
Radiology. The pin-up ceremony for the new entrants to PGI for the session July 2016 and January 2017 will be held during the function.