Master of Medical Sciences (Clinical) in Internal Medicine

by | Oct 3, 2019

The postgraduate training programme in Internal Medicine is designed for the trainees to acquire knowledge, skills and competency in Internal Medicine. The duration of training will be four years and can be up to a maximum of seven years. Upon satisfactory completion of each of the components stipulated in the programme, the trainees will be eligible to appear for the final examination.

Programme Structure

The organizational structure of the programme is designed to produce candidates who are not only competent in performing the functions of general medicine, but are capable of pursuing further training in a sub-specialty of their interest. The programme duration is four years aimed at progressively mastery of knowledge, skills and attitude. There will also be cumulative responsibilities as well as independence.

MIM (Internal Medicine)

Phase I

Trainees will be posted for 12 months in the general medical wards, Coronary Care Unit, Accident

and Emergency Unit, Intensive Care Unit and High Dependency Ward under a designated supervisor.

Part I Examination will be conducted at the end of the course and at least two intensive courses will

be conducted before the examination.

Credit Hours : 1

Phase II – MIM (Internal Medicine)

Phase II

Trainees must undergo a total of 8 rotations of 3 months each in the following medical


  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Neurology
  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Respiratory
  • Rheumatology or Dermatology or Gerontology
  • Haemato-Oncology or Infectious Diseases

Credit Hours : 2

Phase III – MIM (Internal Medicine)

Phase III

  • Trainees will be posted for 6 months in general medicine and another 6 months in a subspecialty of
  • interest. The trainees should acquire data for their research, analyzed and presented their findings in
  • Part III examination. Trainees can either produce a complete dissertation or published a clinical
  • paper in a recognized journal at the end of Phase III.

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