Because of Covid, fully residential fellowships are suspended now. Classes will be completed online and one can attend our largest dedicated pain hospital for one month to three months period for observation and hands-on experience any time which is completely optional. Thus, one can complete fellowship fully online
Complete coverage of basics
Anatomy, pathology, pharmacology
Clinical methods and history taking in pain medicine
Equal stress on Ultrasound and C-arm guided pain & spine procedures
Online demonstration of procedures from the operating room
Types of online fellowships:
It is a pain management fellowship program for clinicians which will enable them to properly assess and manage patients with chronic pain of all types and to understand the sciences of practice of pain management.
Types of one-year pain management fellowships are available,
Complete residential pain management fellowship program (now not available due to COVID)
Online with contact programs: Here participants complete online classes and come for 1-3 months for observation and hands-on mannequin sessions for skill developments.
Complete online program: Here whole syllabus and exams are completed online.
In all fellowship programs, candidates need to clear exams every three months, and the final exam is completed after one year.
The candidate must be holding a Diploma or Master’s Degree in anaesthesia or other recognized specialties of Medicine like neurology, orthopedics, physiatry etc.
The candidate must provide the curriculum vitae.
A Telephonic or video interview will be taken for the final selection of candidates.
Candidates who have done a short course from Daradia earlier will be given preferences.
Admission & Registration Fees
INR 150,000 plus taxes (18% GST) for Indian participants.
USD 7800 plus taxes (18% GST) for International participants.
Accommodation in residential/contact programs
Hostel facilities are there with additional charges.
There should be a record of OP/IP Consultation participation
There should be details of participation in academic programme like seminars, symposia, clinical meetings and journal clubs
There should be record of bed side demonstrations
Teaching other postgraduates, nurses etc should be documented
Any special duty or event managed should be documented
There should be details of procedure observed, assisted and performed. The candidate must have performed at least 50 interventions during his academic year.
If the unit is running acute pain service, the details of patients handled must be mentioned.
The log book is to be filled regularly by the candidate
The entries need to be endorsed by the concerned consultant
On the completion of the course by the candidate, this log book shall be deposited in the department for future reference
The project should be submitted three months before examination. The examination should involve theory and practical examinations (involving 1 long case, 2 short cases and table viva). Those securing more than 50% of marks will be awarded Pain Medicine Fellowship.