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Lincoln American University collaborates with Max Healthcare Institute

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Lincoln American University, School of Medicine (“LAU”), one of the fastest-growing medical universities in South America, and Max Healthcare Institute (“Max Healthcare”), an award-winning, highly respected and well-recognized hospital chain based in India, have signed an agreement of collaboration that, inter alia, will facilitate clinical rotations in India for the students of LAU.

The signing ceremony was held on August 01, 2019 at LAU branch office in Noida and the agreement was signed by Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor, AVSM, VSM, and BAR (Retd), Former Director-General of Medical Services (IAF), Vice-Chancellor of Lincoln American University, and Dr. Shubnum Singh, Founder Member, Chief Executive, and Director, Medical Education, Medical Research & Advisor, Max Healthcare. The notable dignitaries who were present during the ceremony are as under:

1. Admiral R K Dhowan, PVSM, AVSM, YSM (Retd), Former Chief of Naval Staff, and Co-Chairman, Rus Education
2. Mr. Syed Rigan, Director, Rus Education
3. Dr. Vanita Mittal, General Manager, Academics, Max Healthcare and International Regional Faculty (Asia Pacific), American Heart Association
4. Ms. Priya Malhotra, Marketing Head, Rus Education

The new arrangement will not only facilitate clinical training in India at 14+ hospitals of Max Healthcare but will also provide an opportunity to LAU students to pursue various fellowship and certification courses and postgraduate medical programs in India and UK. Under the LAU and Max Healthcare Collaboration, following added programs shall be available to LAU Students:

Postgraduate Program in Internal Medicine (MRCP-UK)

In partnership with the Joint Royal College of Physicians Training Board of the United Kingdom (JRCPTB-UK), Max Healthcare offers a 3-Year Postgraduate Program in Internal Medicine. During the Program, medical graduates go through extensive practical training and laboratory research, and patient management in outpatient and inpatient setting with Core Medical Training.

The Program is recognized by Medical Council of India as Postgraduate MD Program and also incorporates the standards of MRCP-UK (Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom).

MRCP-UK is a postgraduate medical diploma and recognized worldwide for its quality benchmarks, medical knowledge, and clinical skills. MRCP-UK is also recognized by the General Medical Council (GMC) as part of the UK Postgraduate Medical Training Program. After clinical training at Max Healthcare, students can enroll in the Postgraduate Program at Max Healthcare, which is the gateway to getting MRCP-UK Qualification. This is an added opportunity for the students of Lincoln American University.

Masters In Emergency Medicine (International)

Masters in Emergency Medicine is a Postgraduate Training Program conducted by Max Institute of Medical Excellence (MIME), a branch of Max Healthcare. Organized in collaboration with The Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine (USA) and George Washington University, School of Medicine, this program is focused on the development of knowledge and skills of doctors for better emergency medical care in an effective and efficient manner.

Fellowships and Certification Courses

Max Healthcare offers a range of fellowship and certification programs for medical graduates and postgraduates to help the doctors get mastery in the chosen field of specialization. Depending on the curriculum and training requirements, the program duration can range from 16 days to 12 months. Currently, more than 20 of such programs are available for LAU students.

Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Programs

Diplomate of National Board (DNB) is a postgraduate medical title awarded by National Board of Examinations (NBE) and is considered as equivalent to Postgraduate MD or MS qualification. DNB candidates undergo a training program in their choice of Broad, and Super specialties and exams for DNB are conducted by NBE in 54 disciplines.

Max Healthcare is accredited by National Board of Examinations (NBE), which also conducts the FMGE Examination on behalf of the MCI, for imparting training and organizing fellowship programs for DNB candidates

The collaboration between LAU and Max Healthcare has opened a new horizon of possibilities for all the LAU students who will immensely benefit from these new opportunities and will utilize these privileges to emerge as great medical professionals.

About Lincoln American University: Lincoln American University is an international medical university located in South America. The University accepts applications to its 5-Year MD Program all year round for batches starting in January, May, and September, without any entrance examination. If you would like to get more information about the University/ program or need help with medical education abroad, you can call/ WhatsApp at +592 225 2241/ +91 9205890239 or email at info@laumed.org.

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Note: The story was first reported on the website of Lincoln American University under the title “Lincoln American University Signed Agreement Of Collaboration With Max Healthcare, India For Clinical Rotations” and selected part of the story is published here with appropriate modifications.

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