MD Anesthesiology Health care has improved considerably in Bhutan during the last 10 years. But there is a considerable shortage of health care providers in many specialties throughout Bhutan. To improve access to surgical services and critical care additional anesthesiologists are needed. Anesthesia care services are required to expand surgical and obstetric services not only in Thimphu but in many of the regional hospitals in Bhutan.
MD General Practice
The postgraduate training in General Practice will be a time limited phase of training under supervision leading to recognized and competent General Practitioners. The eligibility to sit the entrance examination requires candidates to have a recognized MBBS, to have completed the internship and to have at least one year of experience in working in a health Centre.
The internal medicine residency programme is a four-year structured training programme offering clinical training in general medicine and the major medical sub-specialties The programme is designed to provide academic environment, formal teaching and broad clinical experience to the trainee, necessary to become an excellent general medical specialist/internist.
An ophthalmologist is a doctor of medicine (MD or equivalent degree) who specializes in the eye and visual system. As a licensed medical doctor, the ophthalmologist’s ethical and legal responsibilities include the care of individuals and populations suffering from diseases of the eye and visual system.
MD Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology contains a structured educational experience, planned in continuity with undergraduate and continuing medical education in the specialty areas.
The mission of the Orthopedic Residency Program is to ensure that all Orthopedic residents possess sound knowledge, skills and experience through uniform high quality training to enable them to be competent Orthopedic surgeons providing the highest level of quality care in Bhutan at par with the international standard.
The mission of the Pediatric Residency Program is to ensure that all pediatric residents possess sound knowledge, skills and experience through uniform high quality training to enable them to be competent pediatricians providing the highest level of quality care in Bhutan.