Course Description

Pathology is a bridging discipline involving both basic science and clinical practice and is devoted to the study of the structural and functional changes in cells, tissues and organs in diseases. Department of Pathology offers training to the medical cadets of 3rd phase of MBBS course. The medical cadets of 4th phase MBBS course will also be involved in the clinic pathological conferences for continued learning of the subject. The main objective of the department is to acquaint the medical students with etiology and pathology of the diseases. This will enable them to formulate and interpret laboratory investigations and to stimulate a scientific procedure of ‘Thinking’ on the pathogenesis of diseases. Total allocation of teaching hours for the subject is 200 hours, out of which 100 hours for theoretical lectures, 30 hours for tutorial, 50 hour for practical and 20 hours for clinical case report