Postgraduate Medical & Nursing Education

We offer higher specialist training for doctors aspiring to pursue a career in Pediatric Critical Care and Neonatology. Our institute is accredited for training for:

For Doctors :

Pediatric Critical Care (Pediatric Intensive Care)

We are accredited by the I.A.P Intensive Care Chapter ( Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Intensive Care Chapter & College of Pediatric Critical Care ), for training pediatricians aspiring to become fully trained and confident ‘ Pediatric Intensivists ‘. Eligibility is an MD Pediatrics , DNB Pediatrics Degree, DCH ( Diploma in Child Health ) degree from any recognized university ( MCI – Medical Council of India Recognized Institution ). The course is a one year programme for those who have the MD Pediatrics or DNB Pediatrics degree, and a two year programme for those who have the DCH degree. Interviews are conducted on November 1st every year for two positions for training. The course commences on December 1st every year and the exit examination is conducted by the Pediatric Critical Care Council every year in mid December. The detailed information about the course can be obtained from the website of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Intensive Care Chapter ( www.piccindia.com ). Prospective candidates may access the College tab on this website, and review the information for the IDPCCM – One Year Fellowship Course and follow the instructions as well as requirements and eligibility for the training. All applicants are requested to write and email to: hr@lotushospitals.in with the text entered in the subject heading of the email as : Application for PICU Fellowship, and attach their curriculum vitae. The hospital will contact and communicate with the candidates.

Neonatology (Neonatal Medicine)

We are accredited by the I.A.P. Neonatology Chapter ( Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Neonatology Chapter, for training pediatricians aspiring to become fully trained and confident ‘ Neonatologists ‘. Eligibility is an MD Pediatrics , DNB Pediatrics Degree, DCH ( Diploma in Child Health ) Degree from any recognized university ( MCI – Medical Council of India Recognized Institution ). The course is a one year programme for MDPediatrics / DNB Pediatrics candidates, and a one and a half years course for DCH candidates Interviews are conducted on November 1st every year for two positions for training. The course commences on January 1st every year and the exit examination is conducted by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics – Neonatology Chapter twice a year in the month of July and January.

All applicants are requested to write and email to: hr@lotushospitals.in with the text entered in the subject heading of the email as : Application for NICU Fellowship, and attach their curriculum vitae. The hospital will contact and communicate with the candidates.

DNB  Pediatrics  (Diplomate of  the National Board  –  Pediatrics Course) :

We  are  accredited  by  the  National  Board  of  Examinations, Ministry  of  Health  &  Family  Welfare,  Government  of  India,  New  Delhi ,  for  training  pediatricians   aspiring  to  become  fully  trained  and  confident  ‘ Pediatricians ‘.  Eligibility  is  an  MBBS  Degree  or  a ,  DCH ( Diploma  in  Child  Health )  Degree  from  any  recognized  university  (  MCI –  Medical Council  of  India  Recognized  Institution ).    The  course  is  a  three  year programme  for  MBBS  candidates  and  two  years  for  DCH  candidates.  Information  regarding  eligibility,  screening  tests  /  interviews  may  be  obtained  from  the  website  of  the  National  Board  of  Examinations,  New  Delhi :  www.natboard.edu . Selection  of  candidates  is  centralized  and  fully  in  the  purview  of  the  National  Board  of  Examinations,  New  Delhi.   We  are  accredited  to  train   one  MBBS  (  Primary )  Candidate  and  one  DCH ( Secondary )  candidate  per  year.

The  DNB Pediatrics Programme at Lotus Hospitals for Women & Children has been in existence for a decade now.  Our  overall pass rate ( first attempt ) for both primary and secondary postgraduate students so far has been 90% !   Over the last four years,  our  pass rate  has  been  consistently 100%.  We are proud of the performance of our students ….