Max Healthcare hosts MCEM Part A examination for North India
Max Healthcare has entered in a Memorandum of Understanding with the College of Emergency Medicine, UK for conducting the MCEM Part A examination in North India. The College of Emergency Medicine, UK drafted by The Royal Charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second, is established to advance education and research in Emergency Medicine. The Membership Examination of the College of Emergency Medicine (MCEM) assesses the knowledge, skills and behavior necessary for the clinical practice of Emergency Medicine in the UK and Ireland, at the level of a senior decision maker. Part A exam assesses the basic sciences applied to emergency medicine. Those successfully clearing Part A exam become eligible to sit for Parts B and C exams upon completion of which the Membership of College of Emergency Medicine UK is awarded.
Max Healthcare conducted the Part A examination on the 11th of December, 2013 at Max Hospital, Saket. Around 17 candidates from India and Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Kingdom of Bahrain, UAE, and Sultanate of Oman) participated in this examination. This makes Max Saket as the only center hosting this exam in North India.
The Examiner from The College of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Mitam Barooah came to supervise the examination.
Max Healthcare has already been the site of Masters in Emergency Medicine (MEM), a three year post graduate course in emergency medicine in collaboration with the George Washington University from the United States of America.
Dr. Tamorish Kole, Director of Emergency Medicine at Max Healthcare said, “The Department of Emergency Medicine at Max Healthcare has always been a frontrunner in developing Emergency Medicine as a specialty in North India; particularly in Delhi and NCR. With this examination center for MCEM, we provide an infrastructure for emergency physicians to be recognized internationally. MCEM is now accepted as an additional medical qualification by Medical Council of India, and its graduates are also eligible to be considered as adjunct faculty for the newly launched post graduate training course of DNB Emergency Medicine.”