Apprenticeship program is launched for FMGE candidates -by M S Ramaiah ANBAI,AHPI.
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The pass percentage of student appearing for the FMGE( Foreign Medical Graduate Examination) is less than 20%.In order to help various medical students who completes their MBBS from abroad, but are unable to crack the MCI screening exam,FMGE exam , ANBAI, AHPI have now launched a 6-month clinical apprenticeship program in association with M.S. Ramaiah Institutions.
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A significant number of students of Indian origin do pursue and complete basic UG Medical Education from many countries outside India.
These countries are Nepal,Bangladesh,Russia,Ukraine and it is compulsory for these graduates to clear the FMGE Examination to become eligible for enroll into the MCI and to do practice in India.
Thousands of such doctors in our country are unable to pursue their profession which is a great loss of trained manpower to our country simply because they are unable to pass the FMGE examination.
“In order to enable such Foreign Medical Graduates to become familiar with the Indian health care systems and equip themselves both in theory and practicals and to successfully clear the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination it is proposed to create a comprehensive clinical observer ship/ apprenticeship programme for these students.” said Dr Alex Thomas, President AHPI.
Details of the clinical apprenticeship program Duration – 6 months Final year centric with emphasis on Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, paediatrics, ophthalmology, anaesthesia, radiology and community medicine especially relating to Indian data.
Such Foreign Medical Graduates who have enrolled for the program will during the training work as physician assistants and gain practical knowledge.
Through the support of a Technology partner, systematic form of teaching will be imparted, incorporating webinars and the students will also be assessed through MCQ based mock tests.
Four organisations will be involved in offering this program;
1. Association of healthcare providers India [AHPI]
2. M.S. Ramaiah Institutions
3. Association of National Board Accredited Institutions (ANBAI)
4. LM excellence For more details about the program check out
source: medical dialogue