The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi was established in the year 1958 and is committed to provide highest quality of care in the field of women’s health, strengthening research and innovations in teaching.
Over the years the department has grown keeping pace with the ever-increasing advances in the field of medicine. Here we are committed to provide respectful maternity care. Various Quality Improvement initiatives have been taken to improve patient care services and experience. Currently the department has a state of the art set up and expertise in the fields of Gynaecological Oncology, In Vitro Fertilization & Reproductive Medicine, Fetal medicine, High risk Obstetrics and Gynaecological endoscopy.
In addition to providing the latest in patient care, the department under a dynamic leadership, strives to maintain a high standard of research and also train the young doctors to become experts in the field.
Admission to post graduate courses is quite coveted and students from all over the country compete in an All India entrance examination. Postgraduate course (MD) is of three years duration and includes a thesis. Selection of junior residents for postgraduate course is made twice a year i.e. in January and July. The department run an orientation program of one week for these newly joined junior residents to make them familiar with the working protocols.
The department also offers sub-specialty courses like D.M. (Reproductive Medicine), M.C.H. (Gynecologic Oncology), Fellowship in Fetal Medicine, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Fellowship in Uro-gynecology.
Apart from the Post graduate and subspeciality courses the department offers training to the senior residents who obtain an overall comprehensive experience in all the sub specialties of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Online and hybrid teaching mode was adopted during Covid. Students are initially imparted with various skills through the hands on simulation based learning in SET facility. Several skill based modules have been prepared and taught in undergraduate teaching.
Department also offers short term and long term observerships in Gynecological endoscopy, IVF and Fetal medicine. In keeping with the spirit of the AIIMS mandate of teaching and research along with patient care, the department regularly organizes conferences and workshops in various subspecialties.
As a part of commitment towards the National Family Planning program, the department has an active family planning unit, which offers all the modalities of reversible and permanent methods of contraception. The Department also has an active role in the management of the Comprehensive Rural Health Centre at Ballabhgarh and the out reach OPD and operation facilities for gynecologic cancer patients at National Cancer Institute, Jhajjar.
In the Covid time the department extended its Covid care services at the Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Center, Delhi and collaborated with WHO SEARO and MOHFW to develop Obstetric Modules for training of doctors, paramedical and frontline workers.
Currently there are more than 130 projects in the department ongoing which are funded/ nonfunded including thesis and dissertations, 24 departmental projects including thesis and dissertations are completed this year. Department is conducting 36 projects in collaboration with other departments and 5 projects have been completed this year