Intro

The Department of Paediatrics endeavours in imparting education which promotes “Comprehensive Child Care”. The department goal being – “We care for your bundle of joy as much as you do!” We have an outstanding team of Faculty, who are dynamic and highly committed to excellence in Paediatric Medical Education and relentlessly work to prepare the next generation of doctors for clinical care as well as research. Our primary goal is to provide an academic and clinical learning experience to enable the medical student to be competent in compassionate delivery of health care to the sick children. We teach the undergraduates the clinical as well as soft skills in the diagnosis and management of basic disorders affecting the new-borns, children and adolescents. We aim to encourage the students to gain the fundamental knowledge and expertise to become the best human beings as well as doctors possible as also to prepare future leaders in medicine by offering broad-based training in general paediatrics. Concurrently, the undergraduate students are motivated and promoted to pursue their individual passion for the speciality of their choice.

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The Department of Paediatrics is very active in the teaching of undergraduate medical students. The training in Paediatrics is in the form of didactic lectures of 69 hours and 25 hours of group discussions and tutorials. Besides this, they have 10 weeks of clinical rotation – 2 weeks each in IV and V terms and 3 weeks each in VIII and XI terms. They have integrated teaching at all professional levels so as to prepare the student to deliver preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services for care of children both in the community and at hospital as part of a team. The training includes systematic instructions in growth and development, nutritional needs of a child, immunization schedules, management of common diseases of infancy and childhood, scope of Social Paediatrics and Counselling as laid down by MCI. At the end of their Clinical Posting, the undergraduate students undergo an Assessment Examination on skills especially recording of special features of Paediatric history and anthropometry. The students are also encouraged to participate in various research projects and activities like ICMR etc.

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Training

The internship programme comprises of 4 weeks of paediatric medicine training. We have 60 bedded Paediatric Ward with a plethora of challenging cases being admitted everyday providing vast clinical exposure and experience to our undergraduates. We also have a 6 bedded PICU and 15 bedded NICU providing state-of-the-art-care. There is a dedicated paediatric emergency department staffed by Paediatric Emergency Medicine-trained doctors round the clock. Our department has well-developed Paediatric subspecialties of Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology and Pulmonology which gives the medical students an insight and motivation to pursue post-graduation as well as super specialisation into these diverse fields. We give the interns ‘Hands on Training’ to deal with paediatric emergencies and also train them in NALS and PALS. Our mission – “WE CARE”, encompasses our drive to improve the health and well-being of children through excellence in family-centred care, advocacy, research and education.

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Dr (Lt Col) A K Simalti
Dr (Lt Col) A K Simalti
Assistant Professor

Lt Col A K Simalti is an alumnus of AFMC, Pune. He completed his MBBS in 1996 and post – graduation in 2003. He is a Pediatric Intensivist and completed his Fellowship in
Pediatric Critical Care (Fellowship National Board)-Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi in 2014. He has numerous publications to his credit. He is an avid reader, enthusiastic teacher and a dedicated Pediatric Intensivist.

Dr(Col) RPS Tomar
Dr(Col) RPS Tomar
Assistant Professor

Col RPS Tomar is Assistant Professor (Paediatrics) at Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi Cantt since 05 May 2014. He is alumnus of GRMC, Gwalior from where he did MBBS in 1989 and completed DCH (Paediatrics) in 1992. He completed MD (Paediatrics) from KMC, Manipal in 1994. He has undergone Neonatology Training in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. His field of interest is Neonatology with special interest in Preterm nutrition and neonates with birth asphyxia. He is also a very enthusiastic teacher.

Dr Bindu T Nair
Dr Bindu T Nair
Associate Professor

Dr Bindu T Nair joined the department as Associate Professor in Dec, 2015. She completed her MBBS degree from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1992 and got her post -graduate degree in MD Paediatrics from Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi in 2000. Dr Bindu has over 15 years of wide and varied rich Paediatric experience including a stint of fourteen years in the Indian Army (Army Medical Corps). Her special interests are in the field of gastroenterology. She has been involved in the teaching and training of undergraduate, post graduate medical students and nursing staff throughout her career. She has a keen interest in medical education and has several peer-reviewed publications to her credit in both national and international journals. She has also organized numerous CMEs and workshops in the department.

Dr(Brig) Ranjit Ghuliani
Dr(Brig) Ranjit Ghuliani
PROFESSOR & HOD

Brig Ranjit Ghuliani joined Department Of Pediatrics as Professor and HOD on 05 May 2015. He completed his MBBS degree from Armed Forces Medical College, Pune in 1982 and got his post – graduate degree in MD Pediatrics from Army Hospital (Research & Referral), New Delhi in 1992. He is a great academician and a versatile paediatrician with a Teaching Experience of more than 20 years. He is an Examiner with various universities including Delhi, MUHS Nashik and DNB Board. He has also conducted various CMEs and workshops related to various medical education programmes, He is a Faculty for Training Programme in “Educational Science and Technology for Teachers in Medical Sciences” and also an Inspector for various Accreditation programmes of both MD and DNB Pediatrics. He also has numerous publications to his credit in various indexed journals.