Departmental activities are broadly divided into Clinical, Teaching and Research. The Clinical Department consists of 5 firms, labeled Red, Orange, Yellow, Green and blue. Each firm consists of Consultants, Senior Residents, Residents and House Officers.
The areas of specialization of the 5 firms are as follows:
Each firm conducts one Gynaecological Clinic, one Antenatal Clinic and Family Planning clinic weekly.
Each firm also takes weekday call duty on rotation while weekend calls are shared. The firms run elective operative theatre sessions on their call duty days.
Consultant teaching ward rounds are according to the rosters, while Departmental Clinical Meetings are held on Wednesdays. Issues such as perinatal mortality reviews, maternal mortality review, basic science lectures and Consultants’ lectures, and case presentations are also discussed.
At the conclusion of the programme in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the medical student would have acquired knowledge, skills and attitudes required to: