SYMBIOSIS MEDICAL COLLEGE FOR WOMEN AND UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL RESEARCH CENTRES
is pleased to welcome International Students for Medical Elective Program at the 700 bedded tertiary care multispecialty University hospital.
|Program Coordinator Information
|Dr. Neelesh Risbud, MBBS, MD, DGO, DNB, FRCOG(UK)
Professor in Obs & Gyn at SMCW & SUHRC
Formerly, Academic Lead Obs & Gyn at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – PU School of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur
|Dr. Rajeev Yerawadekar
|Provost, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, Symbiosis International University, Pune, India
Dr. Vijay Natarajan
|CEO, Symbiosis University Hospital & Research Centre, Lavale, Pune
|Col Dr. T. Vijaya Sagar
|Dean, Symbiosis Medical College for Women, Lavale, Pune
|International students in the third year of a 5-year degree program who have already been exposed to clinical practice.
|The program can be flexible as per the students’ needs and the facilities available.
|Dates in 2023
|The program can run throughout the year in blocks of 4/6/8 weeks.
|not more than 5 per specialty and maximum 20 at one time.
Accommodation, transportation & food can be arranged as per university procedure, the details will be provided by the coordinator on request.
At the end of the elective, students will be confident to elicit a comprehensive history in obstetrics/gynaecology, perform abdominal examination in pregnant women and abdo-pelvic examination in gyn patients. They will also be observing cytological smears. Students can discuss the provisional diagnosis, order relevant investigations and arrange for follow up.
Students will take part in the daily ward rounds and can present the cases as part of the bed side tutorials. They will be encouraged to observe various gynaecological surgeries. Students will be attending Delivery suite in daytime and out of hours as the case may be. They will be monitoring the progress of labour, perform auscultations and intrapartum monitoring. They can draw portograms, observe the delivery process and follow up women in the post-natal ward. It will be expected that they observe at least 5 spontaneous vaginal deliveries, 2 CS and 2 instrumental deliveries.
Students will maintain a log book of clinic attendance, procedures observed, labour cases and ward rounds.
Students can observe counselling and communication sessions.
Students will also have the opportunity to attend the teaching sessions conducted for SMCW students (at year 3 onwards) like classroom lectures, tutorials and symposia.
A Flexible & Comprehensive program can be arranged as per students’ requirements and availability of supervisors whereby students can rotate for 2 weeks each in O&G, general medicine, ICU and general surgery as per their choice to gain a wider clinical experience.
Symbiosis hospital has various community outreach activities and visits to primary health centres, rural centres, village health guides etc. managed by the dept of community medicine and the SCOPE. Students can choose to be a part of these community visits 1-2 times a week as a part of the program with prior intimation.
During the Electives, international students can attend classroom lectures, tutorials, MDT meetings, symposia and conferences held in the duration of the program. They will also get acquainted with the undergraduate teaching at the medical college for local students
The program will be complimented by various community and extracurricular activities conducted on the weekends by the expert team of Symbiosis international university. It may comprise of city tours, visits to historical sites, language classes, cookery lessons, rural stays etc.
The medical college is into its 3rd year of admissions and has an intake of 150 students per year. The college is for Girls only and provides a safe and secure 100% Residential accommodation in the campus set amongst the picturesque surroundings of Village Lavale, district Pune of India, located about 25 kms from the Pune city centre and 160 kms rom Mumbai city.
The hospital has a capacity of 700 beds and is a tertiary care multispecialty hospital catering to a population of about 1 million. There are well equipped operation theatres, spacious wards, all the basic as well as super specialty departments functional. The focus is on an ethical, rational, comprehensive, efficient and low-cost provision of healthcare.