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, is announcing a call for applications for a one year integrated International Fellowship in Pediatric Palliative Care.

About the course:

It is a one year program. Most of the training will be carried out at MNJIO. During the fellowship, a stipend will be paid for fellows per MNJ’s regulations.

The aim of the training is to provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to practice palliative care for children with cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses.

The program will be conducted under the supervision of renowned national and international faculty members. The fellow will also have an opportunity to spend a period of his/her training at the Institute of Palliative Medicine (IPM) in San Diego Hospice, USA.

Eligibility:

Candidates should have a M.B.B.S degree with permanent registration with the Medical Council. Candidates should also have a MD or post graduate diploma in their clinical specialty and a long-term commitment to palliative care.

Preference will be given to post graduate qualifications in pediatrics. Preference will also be given to candidates applying from the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Date of commencement: 01-05-2011
Application deadline: 15-04-2011
No of seats: one

Contact:

Course coordinator
Department of Palliative care
MNJIO
Red Hills
Lakadikapul
Hyderabad 500004
AP - INDIA

Phone: 040- 23397000, 23318424, 09177238901
Email: moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm#moc.liamg|evitaillap.jnm

Course info and the application form are available in the files section at the bottom of this page as well as at: www.palliumindia.org and www.palliativecarepartners.in

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