Saifee Hospital was Awarded for 'Excellence in Teaching for DNB Programme' as an NBE Accredited Hospital

Thursday, November 22, 2018 Hospital News
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MUMBAI, November 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The award was presented by the Association of National Board Accredited Institutions (ANBAI)


Saifee Hospital was awarded for their excellence in teaching for their Diplomate in National Board programme at an event hosted by the Association of National Board Accredited Institutions (ANBAI) in Bangalore.

The event was held to recognize the contribution of various medical institutes to the field of teaching. The award for 'Best Teaching Institute' for DNB programme was conferred by Shri VajubhaiVala, Governor of Karnataka and the event was attended by many dignitaries from the medicine field.

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Diploma of National Board (DNB) is a post graduate degree affiliated to National Board of Examinations. Saifee Hospital received the recognition to start this course in 2009 and 201 students have enrolled in the course till date, out of which 138 students have successfully completed the training. The DNB programme at Saifee is offered in 10 subjects, namely, general medicine, general surgery, anaesthesia, pathology, radiology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, family medicine, urology and FNB in critical care. The selection process for DNB programme is centralized by National Board of Examinations, Delhi. The selected students are allocated institutes based on their merit in the examination.

Dr. Iqbal Bagasrawala, Associate Director, Medical Affairs, Saifee Hospital, expressed gratitude on being awarded as the best teaching institute, "We feel extremely honored and humbled to have received this award. Our stellar academic records, exceptional passing percentages and dedication of the faculty members have been pivotal factors for the success of this course. Our expertise in teaching combined with world-class facilities will further help us in achieving newer heights in imparting quality medical education and training."

Saifee Hospital also offers many other diploma and fellowship courses in association with College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS) and Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) respectively. DNB is a post-graduate degree provided by private medical colleges. Many DNB graduates from Saifee have joined the hospital as consultants, few are settled abroad and a few are successfully practising in India as well.

About Saifee Hospital: 

Saifee Hospital under the aegis of Saifee Hospital Trust is a state-of-the-art 250 plus bedded hospital. It strives and aims to provide international world-class care to the people at large. In a short span of one decade, it has become a centre of excellence in several fields of medicine and healthcare and people from across the length and breadth of the country as well as 50 plus countries across the globe visit Saifee Hospital. The hospital aims to provide state-of-the-art technology for diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients in a world-class ambience with utmost efficiency and care. The hospital is already a well-recognized centre for minimal invasive surgery (key-hole surgery) and given the amount and variety of complex robotically assisted surgeries being carried out; Saifee Hospital is fast becoming a Centre of Advanced Robotic Surgery in South Mumbai.


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