There is a shortage of faculty in many departments in Doon Medical College, Uttarakhand. Due to this, it will be a challenge to fulfill the rules related to recognition of Medical UG and PG seats in many departments for the session 2024-25. They are not meeting the faculty related standards. NMC visit is likely in late November or early December. Due to low salaries, many faculty have left in the past few days.
For UG, there is a shortage of 25 to 50 percent faculty in departments like Physiology, Biochemistry, TB Chest, Radiology, Anatomy, ENT, Surgery etc. At the same time, there is a shortage of faculty in many departments for the recognition of PG. On the other hand, patients are worried due to huge shortage in the departments of Cardiology, Urology, Neurology, Nephrology, Plastic Surgery etc. Many doctors have left due to low salaries.
Principal asked for declaration form from faculty
Principal Dr. Ashutosh Sayana has sent a letter to all the HODs asking for the declaration form of all the faculty within a week. He said that in 2024-25, there will be recognition of MBBS and inspection of NMC for Pediatrics, Respiratory Medicine, PG in Pathology and MCh in Urology. He said that the proposal to increase the salary has been sent again.
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MBBS students will now get marks on their behavior with patients
Students studying MBBS will now also get marks on their behavior with patients. This step has been taken to improve the behavior of students in Haldwani Medical College. For this, professors have been properly trained so that they can provide proper training to the students. It is the endeavor of the college management that when the students emerge as doctors, they should also become practical human beings.