A Delhi court on Thursday fixed December 2 for hearing arguments on charges in a case in which former union Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss, along with others, was chargesheeted for allegedly allowing a medical college to proceed with admissions without sufficient faculty and clinical material.
The Madras High Court today upheld with immediate effect an order of the Medical Council of India in October last relating to rejection of DD Medical College and Hospital`s application for renewal of permission.
The duration of the MBBS course could be shortened by one year with the Medical Council of India (MCI) thinking about introducing specialist skills for undergraduates earlier than what is the practice at present.
The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday asked the Medical Council of India and Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to explore the possibility of introducing a new post-graduate level course in `Gerontology` in medical colleges.
The Medical Council of India has decided to remove the name of a Kolkata cardiologist from the Medical Register for a period of three months starting June 1, holding him guilty of being negligent as a treating physician.
The Supreme Court sought a
response from the Centre and the MCI on a PIL
seeking to initiate disciplinary proceedings against doctors
who refuse to give emergency treatment to patients during
their strikes and demonstrations.