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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-61

Family medicine: A resident's perspective


Resident, DNB Family Medicine Program, Herbertpur Christian Hospital, Herbertpur, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Bipin Kumar
Family Medicine Resident, Herbertpur Christian Hospital, Herbertpur, Dehradun - 248 100, Uttarakhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.94455

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Though family medicine has existed as a qualification for more than a decade in India, structured residency based training is a recent phenomenon. A growing number of young physicians are opting for this challenging and exciting new speciality as post graduate qualification through NBE (National Board of Examination) affiliated three year DNB (Diplomate of National Board) training program. MD family medicine is also in offing as Medical Council of India (MCI) has recently notified curriculum for this post graduate program. In this article, a resident shares his experience and excitement through the less travelled journey of family medicine residency training in India.


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