The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jodhpur along with the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Jodhpur announced Master, Master-PhD and PhD programs in Medical Technologies. The last date to apply for the course is today, June 15, 2022. Candidates should also note that course work will begin in July 2022. Interested candidates can get more information
The programs allow medical professionals and engineers to learn and share
knowledge under a transdisciplinary academic umbrella. Its aim is to provide a common platform for physicians and engineers, promote knowledge sharing and innovation, leading to the development of indigenous health care equipment and systems through incubation and entrepreneurship, the institute claimed in its press release.
To continue the course, the applicant must qualify for the written test and interview conducted jointly by IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur, the institutes informed.
dr. Sushmita Jha, Medical Technology Program Coordinator, IIT Jodhpur, said:
“Medicine and technology are exploding with new knowledge. It’s time to combine them with patient needs and business acumen to make medical care accessible
technology a reality.”
dr. Nirmal Raut, medical oncologist, said: “The way genomics and AI have transformed precision oncology, I can foresee many new medical technology applications that will transform patient care.”
Shradha Suman, Student: Masters in Medical Technologies, IIT Jodhpur & AIIMSJodhpur, said: “The Medtech program jointly offered by IIT Jodhpur and AIIMS Jodhpur is an opportunity for individuals enthusiastic about innovation in healthcare. This ecosystem motivated me to identify an unmet need during clinical immersion and develop an indigenous technology solution, providing support to build our ideas into healthcare startups.”
“The program offers equal places to graduates of medicine and engineering and courses offered jointly by IITJ and AIIMS Jodhpur. The course work is followed by a project that enables the creation of a futuristic device and protocol, the institutes added.
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