Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Jodhpur.

Department of Pediatrics at AIIMS, Jodhpur will be providing fully integrated comprehensive preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services to the population of Central India. The department has  a very well developed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit (PICU)/Nursery services for sick babies  from Indore and adjoining rural population.

The department will be having facility to retrieve neonates from outreach areas with the help of ICU on wheels equipped with transport incubator, oxygen supply, suction and defibrillator. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can cater to 7 sick babies at a given time. The unit has servo-controlled overhead radiant warmers, multiple parameter vital sign monitors, digital infusion pumps and  ventilators. Heart behind these facilities are a team of skilled Consultants, Resident doctors and empathic nursing staff. The staff has been trained to identify common conditions and skill to manage them under supervision.

Medical Team

The department has following full time faculty:

The Department has following residents:

A. Senior residents:

  1. Dr Baldev Sharma

B. Junior residents: Six junior residents provide round the clock emergency services under supervision of faculty.

Teaching Activities

Pediatrics department is involved in Undergraduate MBBS students as well as continuing education and professional development of  faculty and residents:

I. MBBS students

    1. Clinical posting (9 AM to 12 Noon) 18 weeks

    2. Interactive Lectures (12 Noon - 1PM)- 56

    3. Demonstrations and Tutorials (2PM to 4 PM) every Thursday- 44. Students are also involved in integrated seminars with 2-3 departments.

     4. Students are assessed both formatively (Day to day- presntations, assignments, record books; mothly- end of posting with Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) consiting of  clinikal skills on patients, communication, video observation, interpretation of clinical problem and use of equipments or manikins) as well as Summative exams as per guidelines of MCI and  University.

II Professional Development

    1. Daily departmental activity from 2.00 PM to 3.00 PM:

    Monday- Case presentation

    Tuesday- Seminar prepared by residents and moderated by faculty

    Wednesday- Institutional Clinical Society Meets by rotation

    Thursday- Journal Club (Perinatal Meet first Thursday of the month)

    Friday- Interactive sessions

    Saturday- Departmental/Inter-departmental meetings

    2. Scientific enquiry- Research, Scholarship and project works



Last updated 8th January 2014

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