A basic understanding of General Medicine for BDS Students is mandatory. History taking, diagnosis and treatment plan of common diseases is taught in 3rd BDS. The more emphasis is given on haematological disorders, common respiratory diseases, cardio-vascular disorders, nephrological diseases and gastro-intestinal disorders. Students get the training of ward rounds, on-bed clinical demonstrations, physical examination of the patients and prescription writing.
Teaching faculty includes well-experienced teachers with a vast knowledge of internal medicine and super specialities. The faculty takes the theory classes and accompanies the students to the wards and intensive care units for clinical teaching.