This is a 3-part training programme conducted by the PGIM’s Board of Study in Radiology, for those who wish to specialize in the field of General Radiology. The training programme was first introduced in 1981 and since then, it has been reviewed and revised on several occasions to meet the changing needs of the country and taking into account advances in the technology used for radiological diagnosis and image guide treatment modalities

The aim of this training programme is to produce competent Radiologists capable of functioning as specialists in the field.

At the end of the training programme the trainee should have

  1. Acquired knowledge and skills required to serve in all categories of health care institutions in Sri Lanka.
  2. developed professional attitudes towards delivering optimum radiological services
  3. Developed the ability of decision making as a Radiologist which is required to manage a department of radiology.
  4. Developed capabilities of working in a team conducting original research of a quality that makes a significant contribution to development of the discipline and satisfies peer review and merits publication.

Entry to the MD Radiology training programme is based on the results of a competitive Selection Examination conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine. Prospective applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. A medical degree registered with the Sri Lanka Medical Council
  2. Satisfactory completion of internship acceptable to the Sri Lanka Medical Council
  3. Satisfactory completion of one year of work experience in a public / private sector institution in Sri Lanka, after completion of internship
  4. Comply with any other General Regulations laid down by the PGIM, which are relevant to selection of trainees.

The criteria prescribed in paragraphs a) to c) must have been satisfied by the applicants as at the date of closure of applications. If a shortfall has occurred due to any reasons, including sick leave, maternity leave or any other form of leave, the doctor concerned should complete such shortfall in order to become eligible to apply for the selection examination.

Please refer to the relevant prospectus for the most up to date information. The prospectus of a particular programme contains official information pertaining to a programme approved by the Board of Management, University Senate and the University Grants Commission

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