Department of Medicine
In addition, he belongs to several professional bodies including THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGY, EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, PAN AFRICAN SOCIETY OF CARDIOLOGY, WEST AFRICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY, NIGERIAN CARDIAC SOCIETY and NIGERIAN HYPERTENSION SOCIETY.
He has trained or worked in several private and public institutions both within and outside Nigeria including the following –UNIVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL, IBADAN(UNDER GRADUATE), UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN TEACHING HOSPITAL(HOUSE OFFICER), LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL IDI-ARABA(POST GRADUATE RESIDENT), CARDIAC CENTRE(NOW REDDINGTON MULTISPECCIALTY HOSPITAL VI) ST NICHOLAS HOSPITAL, LAGOS , AFRIGLOBAL MEDICARE MULTISPECIALTY DIAGNOSTIC CENTRE, BARAGWANATH HOSPITAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WITSWATERSRAND JOHANNESBURG, SA and the UNIVERSITAT KLINIKUM OF OTTO VON GUERRICKE UNIVERSITY, MAGDEBURG, GERMANY ( Courtesy of Lagos State/German Exchange fellowship programme).
He has been a consultant physician and cardiologist to the LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, IKEJA since September 2003. He is presently, a SENIOR LECTURER at THE DEPT OF MEDICINE, LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE. He was voted as one of the 3 best lecturers of LASUCOM by the Lagos state University medical students Association, in 2011.
DR Philip ADEBOLA has several paper publications to his credit and has been to several national and international conferences over the last 10yrs. These include the annual scientific conferences of the Nigerian cardiac society, West African Society for Pharmacology, Pan African society of Cardiology, South African Heart Association, European Society of cardiology, American Heart Association and World Congress of cardiology.
He has been the Ag HEAD OF DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE since March 2016.
The Department of Medicine provides clinical training in all disciplines of Medicine for undergraduate medical students towards the attainment of the MB;BS degrees of the Lagos State University.
The department also provides post-graduate training for residents in Internal Medicine for the attainment of fellowship awards of the various Postgraduate Medical Colleges.
- To train medical students to be professionally competent in clinical assessment, investigation and management of the various diseases in all organs of the body.
- To develop and train medical students to appreciate the importance of evidence-based medicine in clinical practice. Hence to be prepared to undertake independent studies for self-development, research and acquisition of clinical problem-solving skills.
- To inculcate high ethical, professional and personal standards and values into the training of medical students, with a view to producing competent and reliable medical doctors.
The Department supports the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital with consultants in various specialties of Internal Medicine for the training of resident doctors towards the attainment of fellowships of the various Postgraduate Medical Colleges.
The Department supports the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital with consultants in various specialties of Internal Medicine for tertiary level of medical care in the hospital.
Units of the Department
- Pulmonary Unit
- Nephrology Unit
- Gastroenterology Unit
- Cardiology Unit
- Dermatology Unit
- Endocrinology Unit
- Neurology Unit
Research activities are encouraged and supported by the department towards advancement of knowledge and the improvement of medical practice.
MODE OF INSTRUCTIONS
Students are taught through a series of academic and clinical activities which include: Lectures, Seminars, Teaching Rounds, Clinical Demonstrations, Medical Grand Rounds, Journal Club activities, Clinical Quiz sessions, Radiology Review sessions, Morbidity/Mortality Reviews and LASUTH monthly Grand Round.
MEDICAL STUDENTS' POSTINGS
- Basic Clinical Skills
- Junior Medicine Posting
- Special (Intermediate) Posting
- Senior Medicine Posting
ASSESSMENT OF STUDENTS
Students are assessed through In-Course and End-of-Course Examinations using Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Short Answer Questions (SAQ), Long and Short Cases Examination and the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).