CMC Vellore notifies Correspondence Fellowship in Diabetes Mgmt 2014


CMC Vellore notifies Correspondence Fellowship in Diabetes Mgmt 2014 Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore announces admission to Distance Education Fellowship in Diabetes Management (DFID) of one year duration for 2014 session Preamble Diabetes Mellitus has become a public health problem with more than 15% of the Indian urban population above the age of 30 years afflicted with this disease Though the cost burden to the nation is not exactly known, the morbidity and mortality of this condition is now comparable to tuberculosis It is therefore necessary to create a physician who becomes a one window operation for care of the diabetic This way an average patient does not have to go to a tertiary care institution or to an endocrinologist, preventing expenditure on a chronic disease which has the potential to haemorrhage their meager income Objectives At the end of this program the candidate will be able to: 1. Systematize a preventing and promoting health care approach for Diabetes Mellitus 2. Describe in detail the diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus and all its complications 3. Start a diabetic clinic on a regular basis with the aim of closely monitoring his patients 4. Choose with sophistication the various modalities of treatment including oral anti-diabetics and insulin 5. Identify and manage the various complications of diabetes including hypertension, cardiac, renal, neurological & feet related ones 6. Refer appropriately to cardiac, renal or surgical centers 7. Develop a functional team to handle an integrated diabetic clinic


Eligibility Criteria in the order of preference: a) Doctors with MD /DN B in General Medicine/Internal Medicine b) Doctors with DN B in Family Medicine c) Doctors who have completed the Post Graduate in Family Medicine (PGDFM) from CMC, Vellore Preference will be given to: Women candidates Candidates working in Government set up / Mission Hospitals Candidates between 35-50 years of age Foreign Candidates: Candidates residing outside India can also apply; those who apply from abroad should have post graduate level Medicine degree or Family Medicine degree; the fee structure will vary according to the country from which the candidate is applying


Note: There is no entrance test Criteria for the award of the Diabetes Fellowship i) A minimum score of 50% in the final theory examination comprising ii) A minimum score of 50% in internal assessments iii) A minimum score of 50% in assignments iv) A minimum score of 50% in log books iv) A minimum score of 50% in project work v) 100% attendance in both the contact programs Course Fees: A onetime non-refundable fee of Rs 54,000/-. The fee has to be paid only after getting the selection letter from CMC Foreign Candidates: Candidates from outside India will have to pay extra fees towards the administrative and courier charges, in addition to the course fee of Rs 54,000/- Please write to with your complete postal address to know the total fee applicable to you Submission of Application: There are 2 options to apply for the course: 1) Online application (Preferred Mode of application) 2) Manual application Online Application: To apply online, visit our website at and select Distance Education Courses and follow the instruction given there Please keep the following documents ready before


applying online: a) Scanned Certificates: i) MBBS Certificate; ii) One of these certificates - MD /DN B (General Medicine) or DNB; (Family Medicine) or PGDFM certificate (CMC); Scanning of these two certificates must be carried out at a computer centre (Internet cafe) For the below procedure Only Microsoft Power Point 2010 or 2013 version is to be used. It will not be possible in other older versions a) Scan the certificates using scanner at 200 pixels per inch (dpi); b) Save this as JPEG file; c) Ask your computer centre to paste each of these JPEG files on separate slides in Microsoft Power Point (2010 version or 2013 Version) There are 2 certificates to be uploaded, both should be inserted on separate slides consecutively and their borders must be stretched to fit the Slide border; d) Save as one single PDF file Please choose the following option appears at bottom of the box "Minimum Size (Publishing Online) and do not choose the option Standard (Publishing online and printing); e) Ensure that the PDF file size is between 50KB and 500 KB. Files larger than this cannot be uploaded; f) Only PDF file will be accepted Application Fee of Rs.750/- can be paid through Online using Debit card or Credit Card. If you want to make the payment by DD, you need take the DD for an amount of Rs.750/- in favour of CMC Vellore Association, payable at Vellore Manual Application: If you choose to apply manually, you need to take the print out of the application found in the next two pages of this prospectus Please use A4 size paper to print the Application Form and duly fill it and send it along with the Application fee of Rs.750/- as a Demand Draft drawn in favour of CMC Vellore Association, payable at Vellore Please write your name on the back side of the DD Address to which Demand Draft to be sent: The Coordinator, Department of Distance Education, Main Building, 2nd Floor, Christian Medical College, Vellore-632004, Tamil Nadu The last date for receiving the filled in application is 20th August 2014 Selection Intimation On being selected, each candidate will be sent a selection letter by the 2nd week of September 2014 The decision of DEDU is final in the selection process For further information, contact: Phone: 0416-2283433, Mobile No: 9790211166, our email Address: Christian Medical College Vellore, India Department of Distance Education & Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Vellore-632004, Tamil Nadu, Phone: 0416-2283433, Email:, Website
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