School of Clinical Medicine

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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UKZN Hosts Webinar on Ivermectin Debate

March 16, 2021
What the Ivermectin Debate has revealed to us in a Time of Pandemic, was the title of a webinar facilitated by Professor Colleen Aldous, from UKZN’s College of Health Sciences. It featured panellists Professor Anisa Mosam Associate Professor: Dermatology; Mr Andrew Gray Senior Lecturer: Pharmacology, and Dr Warren Parker, public...
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UKZN Medical Student Appointed President of SAMSA

March 16, 2021
Miss Tivana Chellan, a fifth-year Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery student at the UKZN Medical School in Durban, has been elected national President of the South African Medical Students Association (SAMSA) for 2021. SAMSA is a national non-profit organisation comprising of Medical students from various medical schools across the country....
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UKZN Supports the Global Call for Hearing Health

March 16, 2021
UKZN’s Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Department commemorated World Hearing Day on 3 March under the hashtag #WHD_SouthAfrica. The day started with a 5km awareness walk/run/ride along the Durban beach promenade, followed by the distribution of World Health Organization (WHO) ear and hearing care material in English and isiZulu to...
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Alumnus Donates Textbooks to Medical Students

March 16, 2021
Specialist Family Medicine doctor and UKZN alumnus, Dr Tin Myint from Stanger Hospital generously donated boxes of textbooks to Medical students based at the site. He collected the books and journals over many years as a Medical student and junior doctor. Some were also donated by friends who left the...
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Living Life Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

October 12, 2020
- By Professor Nombulelo Magula Fear, stigma and poverty remain the fiercest enemies in our fight against COVID-19. Yet, when considered within the South African context, these are hardly new phenomena. Our years of experience in dealing with the HIV epidemic - and having the highest infection rates in the...
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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
  • Nephrology


Ms Vasanthie Brijlal
Tel: 031 260 4563


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