Nepal Medical Council
National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)
Medicine and Health Care
Radiology should play an increasingly greater role in the service of the mankind as it is growing at a very fast pace. It is throwing newer challenges with the passage of time, in particular, to the developing nations, which find it very hard to keep pace with its speedy progress.
Rapid technological advancement has widened the horizon of radiological sciences by many folds. Contrary to the previous belief, it has proved to be one of the main clinical disciplines, not merely a diagnostic branch of medical sciences. In the practice of modern medicine, it is regarded as the backbone of all the institutions involved in health care. The MD program in radiology will consist of a three years of postgraduate residential training.
The training in radiology in the NAMS will be done in the affiliated hospitals. The program of training in radiology will be started by involving the hospitals, where there are adequate manpower and equipments. Later on, with increasing facilities in other affiliated hospitals of the NAMS, they may be included in the program.
Pass percentage and degree awarded: Minimum pass percentages are 50% overall in Clinical Practical, including that obtained from the formative assessment. The candidates who pass the examination will be awarded the MD degree in Radio-diagnosis by National Academy of Medical Sciences.
1. The course is to orient and train the residents in different aspects of diagnostic and interventional radiology. They should be able to apply this training at different levels of health care.
2. To develop skills of critical analysis of scientific literature.
3. Be conversant with recent advances in radiology.
4. To develop skills in researches related to radiology.
5. To develop skills as a teacher/ trainer.
The candidate, after completion of 3 years course, should be capable of accomplishing the following objectives: