No set guidelines for minimum surgeries by MS Medicos: NMC
Responding to the RTI that questioned the quality of postgraduate medical education in India, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has recently stated that there are no set guidelines regarding the minimum number of surgeries that a doctor needs to perform during the three years of MS Surgery training.
In fact NMC, the Apex medical regulator has also stated that there is no relevant criteria/regulation under which NMC de-recognises a Medical Institute if it does not provide hands on training to its MD/MS/MCh/DM trainees. Further, NMC does not have any provision for taking feedbacks from recent PG medical graduates before granting continued recognition to a medical institute for running PG medical courses.
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