School of Clinical Medicine

Specialist Dermatologist Applauded for Passion in Patient Care and Training

June 9, 2022
The School of Clinical Medicine (SCM) would like to acknowledge and congratulate Dr Gill Lawrie for her boundless and unselfish contribution in setting up the dermatological surgery service which not only benefits patients, but also trains registrars in this component. The School also applauds her unmatched passion for Preventative Medicine...
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Many Breast Cancer Patients in Research Project Consider the Disease a “Death Sentence”

May 30, 2022
Perceptions of Female Patients with Newly-Diagnosed Breast Cancer at Durban’s Addington Hospital was the subject of research which earned social worker, Mrs Kogielambal Perumaul a Master’s degree in Medical Science. Perumaul’s research explored knowledge, awareness, preconceptions and myths of breast cancer among the patients being studied as well as examining...
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UKZN’s Top New Medical Doctors

May 30, 2022
Dr Ishq Pramchand was placed second and Dr Ra’Eesa Mohamed-Yunus third in UKZN’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine’s Class of 2021. They were both awarded Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) degrees summa cum laude. Pramchand (24) scored an 82.56% average in his final year while Mohamed-Yunus achieved 81.88%. Said...
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Surgeon with Guillain-Barre Syndrome Graduates with PhD

May 30, 2022
A medical condition robbed KwaZulu-Natal surgeon Dr Michelle Smith of her ability to perform surgery but could not stop her from continuing to contribute to the field of surgery or from graduating from UKZN with a PhD in Health Sciences (Surgery)! ‘I am immensely proud of my academic achievement, especially...
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Gut Health the Subject of Webinar

May 30, 2022
The Gut Microbiome in Konzo was the title of a webinar held by the College of Health Science (CHS). The event investigated the role of the gut microbiome in modulating the development of Konzo (tied leg) which is an epidemic paralytic disease occurring among hunger-stricken rural populations in Africa where...
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Leadership Skills Under the Spotlight at School of Clinical Medicine

May 30, 2022
Leading self-consciously through emotional intelligence and in a team environment was the focus of a three-day online workshop for UKZN managers and Heads of Disciplines hosted by the School of Clinical Medicine (SCM). The event also examined styles of leadership and followership, critical leadership challenges and the importance of integrating...
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Registrar Orientation

Clinical Support Registrar Orientation Orientation for Registrars – DOH Getting started -2021 Registrars Post Grad Orientation – Semester 1 intake and Administration SCM Lab Profile

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Make a Difference

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