Srinagar, (UNI)” The Sher-I-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Kashmir is all set to launch a Postdoctoral Super-speciality Fellowship Programme, as an enhanced academic activity.
The National Board of Examination (NBE) has granted accreditation to the institute for its established record and potential to undergo such academic pursuits because of constant endeavour of the faculty for advancing medical research and training, a statement by SKIMS said here.
SKIMS will be providing two seats each in the two specialties for fellowship in Interventional Cardiology and Infectious diseases. Further, SKIMS has also achieved two seats for Emergency Medicine from the current session.
The Director of SKIMS and EOSG, who described the accreditation as an achievement for the institute, said that this has come as an added strength to academic structure and as an avenue to aspirants for excellence in advanced studies.
He added that the shortage of advanced human resource of specialists will also be addressed.
SKIMS is one of the few centres in the Country to have accreditation to run Superspeciality Fellowship Courses in various specialties, including Minimal Access Surgery, Spine Surgery, Neuro Anaesthesia, and Hand & Micro Surgery (Laparoscopy).
SKIMS has a dedicated National Medical Commission (NMS) section managed by Aijaz Ahmed Malik to facilitate the processes regarding accreditation and course recognition with National authority viz-a-viz NMC Delhi and NBE New Delhi, the statement added.