The department of Clinical Sciences is structured to have regular faculty in Clinical Pathology, Clinical Microbiology in the College and clinical Faculty in all the disciplines in the University teaching hospital. In addition, there are about 140 adjunct faculty members in the 4 teaching hospitals actively engaged in training the students.
Medical education and training: The College follows a highly integrated, problem based and student centered learning curriculum. Students are exposed to clinical scenarios from the very first week in year 1. The department overlooks the clinical training in the clinical phase as well as in year 3. In the PBL system of teaching, there is integration of basic science and clinical science knowledge. The department gives more emphasis on applied teaching rather than laboratory based practical.
Research: All the faculty members are actively involved in various research activities within their respective field of interest. They regularly publish the research communications in reputed medical journals and present in national and international level meetings. Many faculty members are invited by other institutes to deliver guest lectures, as examiners and to conduct workshops.
Community services: All the Faculty members of the department are involved in providing consultancy in diagnostic microbiology and infectious diseases and clinical pathology services to the Ministry of Health hospitals and University teaching hospital. Faculty members are regularly invited to deliver public lectures on various health related issues locally and internationally. All efforts are made to educate and improve the health-care facilities in our community.