School of Clinical Medicine

Psychiatry Lecturer Awarded Atlantic Fellowship for Equity in Brain Health

June 17, 2021
Psychiatry lecturer at UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine Dr Khanyo Ngcobo has been awarded the Atlantic Fellowship for Equity in Brain Health. The Atlantic Fellows programme is based at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at the Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin in Ireland in partnership with the University...
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Junior Doctors Receive the Bongani Mayosi Medical Students’ Academic Awards

June 17, 2021
UKZN’s Dr Zama Dlamini is the winner and Dr Sphindile Tini the runner-up in the inaugural Bongani Mayosi Medical Students’ Academic Awards for the class of 2020. The awards recognise final-year Medical students who epitomise the academic, legendary and altruistic life of the late Professor Bongani Mayosi. UKZN was one...
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UKZN Academic and Scientist Elected Vice-Chair of Adult and Child Lung Health Section

June 17, 2021
Paediatric pulmonologist, researcher and Head of the Discipline of Paediatrics and Child Health at UKZN Professor Refiloe Masekela has been elected Vice-Chair of the Adult and Child Lung Health Section (ACLH) by the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. The union, established in 1920 as the first of its...
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Dean of Medicine Honoured with the Maria Duran Medal 2020

May 13, 2021
Professor Ncoza Dlova, the Dean and Head of the School of Clinical Medicine at UKZN, is the recipient of the Maria Duran Medal for 2020. This prestigious international award is bestowed on women leaders in dermatology, particularly those who have made significant contributions to the treatment of dermatologic conditions affecting...
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UKZN Medical Alumnus Appointed SANDF Surgeon General

May 13, 2021
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the new leadership of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) on 14 April. The University is proud that alumnus, Major General Ntshavheni Maphaha, known by his UKZN peers as “Peter” has been appointed Surgeon General of the SANDF with effect from 1 November 2021. Maphaha...
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Webinar Addresses Burnout among Healthcare Workers during COVID-19

March 29, 2021
Studies show that 40% of South African healthcare workers across the spectrum have suffered from burnout due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These alarming figures were presented at a College of Health Sciences webinar on burnout among healthcare workers due to COVID-19. The panellists included Senior Psychiatrist and UKZN lecturer, Dr...
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Welcome to The School of Clinical Medicine

UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine is committed in growing health professionals and researchers to meet the challenges faced by Africans.

The school is also a proud supporter of the Fidel Castro Nelson Mandela Collaboration and over the years we have been able to welcome a large number of Cuban trained medical students into our academic stream and integrate them into our Decentralized Clinical Training Platform.

Together with KZN-Department of Health, our focus has been on ensuring that that we provide our clinical students with optimal clinical training of high quality; hence, we are continuously increasing and improving our Decentralized Clinical Training sites across the province to accommodate a growing number of students in this school.

This website will allow us to proudly share our brilliance and distinction in training, research and our community engagement initiatives

The School of Clinical Medicine is made up of the following disciplines:

AnaestheticsClinical & Professional PracticeInternal Medicine
Cardiothoracic SurgeryDermatology
  • Cardiology
Emergency MedicineGeneral Surgery
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
NeurosurgeryNuclear Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
Obstetrics & GynecologyOphthalmology
  • General Medicine
Orthopaedic SurgeryOrtorhinolaryngology
  • Geriatrics
Paediatric SurgeryPaediatrics & Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases
Plastic SurgeryPsychiatry
  • Pulmonology
RadiologyRadiotherapy and Oncology
  • Rheumatology
UrologyNeurology
  • Nephrology

FOR MBChB ENQUIRES CONTACT:


Ms Vasanthie Brijlal
Tel: 031 260 4563
E-mail: brijlalv@ukzn.ac.za

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