Diagnostic Radiology plays an integral and essential part in the modern management of patients. The role of the Diagnostic Radiologist has been widened by the tremendous technological advances in imaging over the last few decades. Nepal has an acute shortage of Radiologists. With the opening of the DMRD course in 1988, this shortage has been reduced to some extent.
However, the availability and use of radiological services has increased tremendously requiring radiologists of the highest caliber to provide quality services to the patients. Moreover, the Institute of Medicine and the Ministry of Health are giving great importance to radiologists with post graduate degree, (MD) to fulfill the future needs of the country.
The Institute of Medicine, Radiology Department proposes to take leadership role in producing MD Radiology. The main thrust of the training programme is to develop the trainee’s competence in clinical radiology and understanding of the principles of radiological sciences and technology. At the end of basic training, the trainee is expected to take the MD (Diagnostic Radiology) examinations, and to enter the subsequent advanced specially training programme.
To contribute to the provision of quality radiological services in the country by producing skilled radiologists.
On contribute of the three-year MD Radiodiagnosis residency programme, the resident will be:
Trainees will be taught anatomy and techniques will reference to:
Training During 2nd & 3rd Years.