Medical College Director Interview: Medical PG seats should be doubled, says SGRRIMHS principal

Careers360 interviewed Dr.N.K. Singh, Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical and Health Sciences (SGRRIMHS) principal who talked about focus of MCI regulations with respect to MBBS programme.

In this interview, Dr. Singh also shared his views on growth opportunities in medical profession as he spoke on the need to double the post graduate medical seats. Read the full interview below.

Dr. N.K. SinghDr. N.K. Singh
Principal

Shri Guru Ram Rai Institute of Medical & Health Sciences(SGRRIMHS), Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Careers360: What should be the focus of MCI regulations with respect to MBBS?
Dr. N.K.Singh: Focus of MCI regulations in MBBS teaching should be on quality of medical education. MCI's emphasis on infrastructure, clinical material and faculty strength is justified but there should be more emphasis on quality of medical teaching. Medical curriculum should be restructured to cater to the needs of our country, more emphasis should be on clinical skills, problems-based learning and management of health problems at primary level and less on memorizing facts.

 

Careers360: What are the growth opportunities in medical profession?
Dr. N.K.Singh: Current medical profession relies heavily on sophisticated investigations to arrive at a diagnosis. More emphasis should be laid on clinical skills and history, taking care to avoid undue economic burden on individual and society.

 

Careers360: Do we need to raise PG seats?
Dr. N.K.Singh: There is an urgent need to double the PG seats to ensure adequate specialized doctors in every speciality to cater to the entire population. Against the existing 55,000 MBBS seats there are only 22,000 PG seats. MCI should relax norms for PG teaching in branches where a huge gap exists between need and availability of specialized doctors. 

 

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