MD - General Medicine - GITAM

MD (General Medicine)

The postgraduate degree of Doctor of Medicine in General Medicine takes two to three years. You must have earned an MBBS degree with the minimum required aggregate marks from the institute to be eligible for this. The primary focuses of the medical specialty known as general medicine are the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases that affect adults. Experimentation, observation, theoretical knowledge, and practical experience are the primary modes of instruction used to acquaint enrolled students with the topic of medical science at an intermediate to advanced level.  

Topics covered in the programme structure:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Functioning of various organ-system
  • Microorganisms
  • Pharmacokinetics and Pharmaco-dynamics
  • Research Methodology and Studies

Scope in MD (General Medicine)

Individuals who earn doctorates in general medicine (MD) can pursue various careers in the medical and health care industry, as well as new technology and management, technical consulting, and other related fields. With the increase in demand, there is ample opportunity. 

Career Options in MD (General Medicine)

In India, there is a high demand for anaesthetists or anaesthesiologists, bacteriologists, cardiologists, chief medical officers, chiropodists, clinical laboratory scientists, dermatologists, ENT specialists, and many other types of specialists who have completed their MD in general medicine. The following are some of the most promising career paths for newly graduated MDs in general medicine:

  • Gynaecologist
  • Physiologist
  • Obstetrician
  • General Surgeon
  • MBBS Doctor
  • Senior Resident Doctor
  • Resident Doctor
  • Associate Professor
  • Bacteriologist
  • Physiologist

Places That Are Recruiting Doctors of Medicine General Medicine

MD General Medicine doctorates are in high demand for employment opportunities, including technology, medicine, hospitals, clinics, education, public health care, research, and many others. The following are some of the recruitment areas for the programme:

  • Biomedical Companies
  • Health Centres
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Medical Colleges
  • Medical Foundation/Trust
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Polyclinics
  • Research

Programme offered at

  • GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, GIMSR Campus

Duration of the programme

  • 2 Years

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