2 Year Fellowship in Critical Care Pharmacotherapy

Bhagwan Mahavir MEDICA Superspecialty Hospital, Ranchi (A unit of Medica Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.) is introducing the Fellowship in Critical Care Pharmacotherapy (FCCP) program first of its kind in the country partnering with the University of Findlay, Ohio, USA for the PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy) graduates. It’s a 2-year post-graduate superspecialty program to train the fellows to be the critical care pharmacotherapy specialist so as to cater to the needs of the Critical Care Unit of the hospitals in the country to provide safe and superior patient care.

Dr. Vijay Kumar Mishra, Medical Director, Director of Critical Care & Neuroanesthesia and also the Fellowship Program Director, said “It’s a proud moment for me to introduce such a program through Medica Hospital Ranchi, which is happening for the first time not only in the state but also in the entire country, this course has the potential to give a new shape to the critical care practice in the country and today we have signed the official MoU with the University of Findlay, Ohio, USA, with a belief that through this collaboration we will be able to produce a world-class training program”.

Dr. Asish Kumar Saha, Clinical Pharmacologist & the Fellowship Program Coordinator said “The course is designed as per the International Residency Programs and the fellows will be trained during the fellowship program years to prepare them for the US Board Certification Exams. Presently 2 intake per year is available and the candidates have to qualify for the entrance test and personal interview to get selected for the fellowship program. This fellowship also offers the student exchange program with the University of Findlay, USA and also a few other international practice sites. The fellows will be trained by the highly experienced faculties from the hospital and also by a few international faculties of the critical care pharmacotherapy domain. The FPYear-1 is consisting of rotation in all the in-patient medical specialities including ambulatory care, with few course modules. The FPYear-2 will consist of rotation in all the critical care areas and research work guided by the international faculties, during the FPYear-2 the fellows will be sent for 4-weeks clinical rotation at the international practice sites to explore and enrich their knowledge working at the global site.”