COURSE DESCRIPTION


M.D. Community Medicine or Doctor of Medicine in Community Medicine is a postgraduate Medicine course. Community Medicine is the specialty that deals with the health and disease of a population or of a specified community. The goal is to identify health problems and needs, to identify means by which these needs may be met, and to evaluate the extent to which health services do so. The Course helps to enable a candidate to study critically and manage existing health programs of all levels (local state, national) and suggest alternatives for achieving desired goals and Conduct and guide research in various disciplines of health sciences, health management, health systems research, and operational research. The duration of the course is two or three years but it depends only on the very institutes.


M.D. Community Medicine Eligibility

  • MBBS with minimum 55% marks.
  • Some reputed colleges and universities conduct entrance examination for admission.

M.D. Community Medicine Course Suitability

  • Those who want to prepare for becoming a planner, manager, solution -seeker, researcher, teacher and philosopher in health issues (specifically preventive, primitive and rehabilitative health) of individual, family, community, nation and cross-nations are suitable for it.
  • They must have good communication and interpersonal skills that are necessary for it.
  • They should have good nature, liberal mind and well-faring nature.

How is M.D. Community Medicine Course Beneficial?

  • It is beneficial to design need based teaching and training programs/teaching materials for various categories of health professionals including its implementation and evaluation for the desired change in knowledge and skills.
  • The Course is also beneficial for further studies such as Ph.D. etc.
  • They can become teacher and lecturer in schools and colleges/universities after passing certain qualifications like B.Ed. and UGC-NET.

COURSE ELIGIBILITY


MBBS with minimum 55% marks.
  • M.D. Community Medicine Syllabus

    Syllabus of Community Medicine as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study

    1

    History of Public Health and Evolution of Community Medicine

    2

    Concepts in Community Medicine

    3

    Epidemiology

    4

    Biostatistics

    5

    Research Methods

    6

    Epidemiology of Specific Diseases

    7

    Health Management

    8

    Health Economics

    9

    Health Services for Special Groups

    10

    Nutrition

    11

    Environmental Health

    12

    Occupational health and Safety

    13

    Population Science & Genetics

    14

    Mental Health

    15

    Medical Sociology and Behavioural Sciences

    16

    Information, Education and Communication

    17

    Pedagogy

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