In 2006, Pallium India had the privilege of working with INCTR, the American Cancer Society and MNJ Institute of Oncology to develop a palliative care training center in Hyderabad. In addition to developing short courses, the training center has also developed a pediatric palliative care program.
Now the center announces the first major pediatric palliative care training program in the country – a one year fellowship. Please see the details below and download the application form:
International Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative care
MNJ Institute of Oncology (MNJIO) in collaboration with the International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research (INCTR) and Pallium India calls for applications for one year integrated International Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative Care.
About the course
It is a one year program. Most of the year training will be carried out at MNJ IO. During the fellowship the stipend will be paid as per the hospital regulations.
The training aims to provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to practice palliative care for children with cancer, HIV and AIDS and other life threatening illnesses. The program will be conducted under the supervision of renowned national and international faculty. The fellow will also get an opportunity to spend a period of training at the Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM) at San Diego Hospice, USA.
The candidate should have a M.B.B.S degree with permanent registration with medical council and MD or post graduate diploma in clinical specialty and a long-term commitment to palliative care. Preference will be given for post graduate qualification in pediatrics. Preference will also be given to a candidate applying from the state of Andhra Pradesh.
- Date of commencement: 01-05-2011
- Last date for applications: 15-04-2011
- Number of seats: one
Contact for more information:
Course coordinator, Department of Palliative care
MNJIO, Red hills, Hyderabad-500004
Phone: 040- 23397000, 23318424, 09177238901