Department of Gynaecology & Obstetrics
The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Islamabad Medical and Dental College, led by prolific faculty members, is imparting the knowledge of the subject to all levels of MBBS students.
The objective of teaching Gynaecology & Obstetrics is to produce doctors who can serve in the community and are able to detect /diagnose common clinical problems. Knowledge skill and attitudes are the main components of the curriculum.
PBL (Problem Based Learning) and case based learning is used as a tool. In final year during maternity duties students stay in the wards at night and have experience of observing and managing Obstetrical & Gynaecological emergencies. Counselling skills are emphasized for better communication skills. Mannequins and models are available as teaching aids. Log book is redesigned in which checklist has been added for 3rd, 4th and final year. Scoring is done for each section.
History book of Gynaecology & Obstetrics under the name of IMDC has been designed by Professor Dr. Mahreen Mahmood Head of Gynaecology & Obstetrics Department, in which structured histories helps the students as guidance for better history taking.
Students are actively involved in multi-disciplinary medical educational activities like CPC (Clinicopathological conference) and Journal club, so that they are well prepared when they enter their practical life.
All the latest editions of the subject related text books and reference books are available in the library at main campus and PESSI as well as office of the head of department. Students are encouraged to consult books. Online journals of Gynaecology & Obstetrics are also available. There is also subscription for important relevant journals.
Structured house job is offered to the graduates of IMDC. For this purpose a log book has been designed and the training is monitored and supervised. The house officers have to appear in the exit exam at the end of the tenure. The training is so designed that all the components are adequately covered according to PMDC criteria.