Not Happy with draft Guidelines on MBBS internship? Write to NMC before August 7, Details
New Delhi: After releasing the draft guidelines defining various aspects of MBBS internship, the National Medical Commission has asked the public to give comments and suggestions on the same.
The National Medical Commission (NMC) has placed draft regulations on Compulsory Rotational Internship 2021 in the public domain inviting comments and suggestions from various stakeholders. All can submit their responses before August 7th, 201 as mentioned by the NMC in its recent notification signed under the authority of Dr Aruna V. Vanikar President of NMC's Undergraduate Medical Education Board (UGMEB).
- According to the guidelines, the training will be conducted at par for Indian and Foreign Medical Graduates.
- There has been a change in the schedule of the internship period in various departments.
- A new addition has been made in terms of AYUSH medicine specifying that MBBS medicos pursuing their internship will now have to pursue a part of the same in Indian Systems of Medicine. The medico will have to spend 7 days in one of the departments of ISM and may choose any of the given electives, provided the discipline is available in the same College/ Institution where the Internship is done.
In a first, the guidelines also spell out directions to institutions and medical colleges that will be implementing the internship program putting an end to the accusations that not much training is imparted at the majority of medical colleges during their internship. Against each departmental training, it specifies the goals as well as activities that an MBBS intern should be able to perform at the end of their training with that department.
"Draft Regulations for Compulsory Rotating Internship 2021" & "Draft Guidelines, Rules & Regulations for Prevention and Prohibition of Ragging" were placed in public domain through our website on 07.07.2021 in accordance with section 24(1) of the National Medical Commission Act, 2019 inviting comments. The comments should be sent to the above email id or NMC within one month i.e., before 7th August, 2021, stated the NMC notice.
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