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Course Description

Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology is an advanced training program designed for physicians and pharmacists to gain advanced knowledge in the field of drug development and specializing in the effects of drugs in humans. This fellowship offers in-depth exposure to various aspects of clinical pharmacology, including pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and the clinical application of drugs. Clinical pharmacology is the scientific discipline that focuses on the study of drugs and their clinical use. It encompasses understanding the pharmacokinetics (absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion) and pharmacodynamics (drug effects and mechanisms of action) of therapeutic agents. Clinical pharmacologists aim to optimize drug therapy, ensuring efficacy and safety while minimizing adverse effects. This field involves the evaluation of new drugs in clinical trials, drug regulation, and the development of personalized medicine approaches. By integrating knowledge from pharmacology, medicine, and pharmacy, clinical pharmacology plays a critical role in advancing medical treatment, improving patient outcomes, and guiding healthcare policies.

Upon completion of the programme learners will be able to:

  • Trainees engage in rigorous coursework, clinical rotations, and research projects, often collaborating with pharmaceutical companies and regulatory agencies.
  • The program aims to equip fellows with the expertise to conduct clinical trials, optimize drug therapy, and contribute to personalized medicine.
  • Graduates are prepared for careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, or regulatory bodies, playing crucial roles in advancing medical treatments and ensuring drug safety and efficacy.
  • Through this fellowship, participants become adept at bridging the gap between laboratory research and patient care, ultimately enhancing therapeutic outcomes.

Programmes at MediCOLL learning are developed by eminent doctors with rich clinical experience across the medical field that enhance learners skills, attributes and expertise substantially that allows them to build their career more proficiently. Join the programme and nourish your clinical practice.

Key Features

Fellowship Program In India

Fellowship training equips clinical pharmacology with advanced medical skills, technical expertise, and specialized knowledge

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Access to books and videos from Royal College of General Practitioners, NHS, UK

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Clinical experience of practical training in a leading corporate hospital guided by experts

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Fellowships in Pharmacology offer training, skills, and support for specialization and contribution.

12 Months of online classes which includes 2 months of Clinical Observership in a leading hospital under the guidance of a Pharmacologist.

  • Classes by experienced faculties
  • Flexible learning mode
  • Live doubt clearing sessions
  • Educator support through LMS
  • Periodic Webinars
  • CPD- Continuing Professional Development
  • Collaboration with e-Integrity to provide world class training program from UK National Health services.
  • Scholarship available for deserving candidates (conditions apply)

Module: 1 Drug Chemistry

  • Drugs as organic molecules
  • Interactions between molecules
  • Ionization
  • Isomers

Module: 2 Drug activity towards receptor

  • Introduction to Mechanisms of Specific and Non-specific Drug Action
  • Agonists and antagonists
  • Partial Agonists and Inverse Agonists

Module: 3 Drug response

  • Drugs Affecting Transmembrane Signaling
  • Nuclear Drug Receptors
  • Enzymes as Drug Targets Including Anticholinesterases
  • Enzyme Induction and Inhibition

Module: 4 Tachyphylaxis

  • Unwanted Drug Effects
  • Tolerance & Tachyphylaxis
  • Drug Interactions

Module: 5 Pharmacokinetics: Part-1

  • Introduction to pharmacokinetics and modeling
  • Pharmacokinetics principles in different patient groups
  • Pharmacokinetics of intravenous anaesthesia
  • Absorption and Bioavailability
  • Distribution, Protein Binding and Body Compartments
  • Inhalational drug administration
  • Pharmacokinetics: Elimination

Module: 6 Pharmacokinetics: Part-2

  • Drug Metabolism and Excretion
  • The Cytochrome P450 system
  • Two- and three-compartment models
  • Clearance and volume of distribution
  • Target controlled infusions
  • Interindividual Variation in Drug Response

Module: 7 Anaesthetic Action of drugs

  • Halogenated Volatile Agents and Unwanted Effects of Volatile Agents
  • Nitrous oxide and xenon
  • Mechanism of General Anaesthetic Action
  • Benzodiazepines & Sedative agents
  • Propofol
  • The Barbiturates
  • Etomidate
  • Ketamine
  • Properties of an ideal intravenous induction agent
  • Local Anaesthetic Agents

Module: 8 Analgesic action of drug

  • Simple analgesia: aspirin and paracetamol
  • Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Opioid drugs: general properties and mechanisms of action
  • Morphine and other opioids
  • Opioids with weak and partial agonist activity and opioid antagonists

Module: 9 Neuromuscular

  • The Neuromuscular Junction & the Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor
  • Succinylcholine
  • Non-depolarizing muscle relaxants: general properties
  • Aminosteroid neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Benzylisoquinolinium muscle relaxants
  • Reversal of neuromuscular blockade
  • The ideal short acting muscle relaxant

Module: 10 Neuropharmacology

  • The Autonomic nervous system
  • Drugs and the Sympathetic Nervous System
  • Endogenous catecholamines
  • Drugs and the Parasympathetic Nervous System

Module: 11 Cardiovascular System

  • The Cardiovascular System and Sites for Drug Effects
  • Inotropes and Vasoconstrictors
  • Drugs used in Ischaemic heart disease
  • Classifications for antiarrhythmic drugs
  • Clinical Use of Antiarrhythmic Agents
  • Drugs to produce intraoperative hypotension
  • Therapeutic Antihypertensives

Module: 12 Hematology

  • Anticoagulants
  • Antiplatelet Agents
  • Thromboprophylaxis and thrombosis
  • Fluids for volume expansion

Module: 13 Drugs classification: Part-1

  • Antihistamines
  • Drugs acting on the respiratory system
  • Drugs used in the treatment of acute asthma
  • Drugs acting on the GI tract
  • Antiemetic drugs
  • Diuretics
  • Drugs acting on the uterus

Module: 14 Drugs classification: Part-2

  • Principles of actions of antimicrobial drugs
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship for Community Pharmacy
  • Antimicrobial drugs
  • Antifungal and antiviral drugs
  • Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)
  • Antidepressants/drugs affecting mood
  • Anti-Diabetic Therapy: NIDDM & Insulin Therapy in Diabetes Mellitus
  • Corticosteroids; Thyroxine and Drugs Used in Thyroid Disorders
  • Effects of Drugs on the Eye and Vision; Includes Intraocular Pressure

Module: 15 Substances

  • Social drugs: Alcohol
  • Social drugs: Non-legal Drugs
  • Social drugs: Tobacco

Module: 16 Resources for Pharmacy Staff

  • Managing sepsis
  • Prudent use of antibiotics (part 1)
  • Prudent use of antibiotics (part 2)
  • Prudent use of antibiotics (part 3)
  • Safe prescribing in renal impairment
  • Safe Use of Insulin
  • Symptom management for the dying adult

Module: 17 Pharmacy professionals

  • Drug management of breathlessness
  • Drug management of pain: core knowledge
  • Management of constipation
  • Management of nausea and vomiting
  • Management of seizures

Module: 18 Basic Science: Pharmacology

  • IV anaesthetic agents
  • Inhalational anaesthetic agents
  • Neuromuscular blocking agents
  • Local Anaesthetic Agents
  • Drugs Used in an Emergency
  • Pharm D/M.Pharm/B.Pharm Graduates/D.Pharm
  • Applicants who are in their final year can also apply.


Programme Validity – 10 months (online) + 2 month(Practical training).
There will be an extra charge for the extension of the course validity.

Fellowship Online Registrations


Fellowship Online Education Program

Blended Programme

Fellowship Webinar

Live Webinar

Fellowship Online Courses


Fellowship Program Online exam

Online Assessment

Fellowship Program Certificate


Why Choose Us

Choose excellence, choose innovation, choose success—choose the Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology at MediCOLL Learning. Your journey to becoming a skilled and compassionate Pharmacologist begins here. Our program stands out as a premier choice for those seeking comprehensive, hands-on training in Clinical Pharmacology. Here's why you should choose us:

  • Expert Faculty
  • Comprehensive Curriculum
  • Hands-On Training
  • Cutting-Edge Technology
  • Comprehensive Support Services
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Flexible Learning Options
  • Global Recognition
  • Commitment to Excellence
  • Multidisciplinary Approach

Frequently Asked Questions

Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology is an advanced training program for physicians and scientists that focuses on the study of drug effects in humans, including drug development, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics.

The fellowship program lasts 12 months and includes 2 months clinical practice in a leading hospital under the guidance of a Pharmacologist.

Applicants generally need to have completed medical school ( B.Pharm, M.Pharm) and residency in a relevant specialty (e.g., internal medicine, pediatrics) or hold a Ph.D. in a related field such as pharmacology, toxicology, or pharmaceutical sciences.

Fellows receive comprehensive training in clinical and research settings, including coursework, clinical rotations, and involvement in research projects. Areas of focus include drug development, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical trials, and personalized medicine.

Graduates can pursue careers in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, regulatory agencies, and clinical practice. They may work as clinical pharmacologists, researchers, regulatory affairs specialists, or educators.

Yes, a significant part of the fellowship involves conducting research. Fellows often contribute to clinical trials, drug safety studies, and translational research projects.

Yes, fellows collaborate with a diverse team of healthcare professionals, including physicians, pharmacists, researchers, and regulatory experts, to optimize drug therapy and advance clinical pharmacology.

Fellows can specialize in various areas such as cardiovascular pharmacology, neuropharmacology, neuromuscular, anaesthetic action of drugs.

Many programs offer teaching opportunities, allowing fellows to mentor medical students, residents, and junior researchers, enhancing their academic and leadership skills.

Application processes vary by institution but generally include submitting a CV, personal statement, letters of recommendation, and proof of medical licensure or academic credentials. Some programs may also require an interview.

Programme Director

Dr. Anjali Bhatt
Dr. Minal Mohit

Consultant Physician & Diabetologis
MBBS, MD, F.DIAB, F.Endo, MSc Endo, Pune As a practicing diabetes, endocrine and metabolic physician, She strongly believe that life-style plays an important role in management of obesity, diabetes and to a large extent other hormonal disorders. She's passionate about working on various methods that can reverse life-style disorders and help improve metabolism.

Course Mentor

Dr. Rajesh Raman
Dr. Rajesh Raman

Consultant Physician & Diabetologist

Deliverable (Digital Content) Provider

Eintegrity healthcare e-learning
University of Liverool
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Royal College of Physicians
Mangalayatan University

Frequently Asked Quetions

Physicians (MBBS with valid MCI registration) and final year MBBS students are eligible to access most programs. However, certain certificate programs may be available to alternate medicine graduates; these exceptions will be indicated in the Course Descriptions.

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MediCOLL recognizes the value of a comprehensive fellowship program, and believes that a practical observership is an essential part of it. This program enables students to gain experience in a hospital setting and perform a variety of tasks, such as being part of the decision-making process for patient care, as well as learning how to utilize equipment and observe experienced doctors performing procedures. Depending on the interests, abilities and experience of the students, they may be able to perform certain tasks or assist a doctor or consultant. How does assessment work for these courses? Here are levels of assessments What are the accreditations and recognition of course? What kind of certificate I will get? What is the placement support provided? Can I cancel my course before completion? — Dr. Maheeb Rehman, MBBS Wonderful Opportunity for Doctors who really want to improve their skills with knowledge — Dr. Aman Shaw, MBBS Excellent faculties and much informative study material with practical learning. truly impressed. — Dr. Santosh kamble, MBBS, MS Best platform available which keeps your updated in the field of Diabetology. It was an amazing leaning experience. ₹95,500.00 Course levelFellowship Programs Course Duration12 Months LanguageEnglish

There would be multiple online assessments and one viva-voce for fellowship levels. There would be quiz in the LMS after each milestone and students must complete to move to next level.

  1. Online exam after each key stage. This is required to move to next stage
  2. Online exam after completing all modules. This would be detailed exam.
  3. Post passing in detailed exam there would be viva-voce.
  4. All these steps must be done prior to observership (for Fellowship only).
  5. There would be one exam after observership(for Fellowship only).
  6. After completing all the exams Certificate would be awarded
  7. For each online exam there would be two attempts given. Post that it would be chargeable.
  8. There is no schedule required for each online exam. It would be automatically available based on completing of previous stage.
  9. For viva-voice there would be schedule given and students must clear in first attempt. Next attempt would be chargeable and must be done when next schedule is available.

MediCOLL offers up-skilling program for healthcare professionals so that they can treat patients with better care and skills. There are multiple accreditations available for each course and they are mentioned in brochure.

MediCOLL does not offer any program using which a healthcare professional can call himself/herself specialist (i.e. diabetologist, cardiologist etc). However it gives significant clinical knowledge and global trend about the specific topic so that student is able to give better care to the patients. It also connects students with experts so that they can understand the topic in detail and clarify any doubts they may have for the topic.

In any way this program does not replace formal medical education, however it supports continuous learning of health care professionals.

These programme are not recognized by Medical Council of India or any other state medical council.

Once completed all necessary assessments you would get electronic copy of certificate and a framed certificate at the e-mail address and physical address provided at the time of registration. All students must have completed course duration, assessments and all formalities of the program to get the certificate.

MediCOLL does provide any placement guarantee however our partner hospitals continuously need qualified professionals and those jobs would be posted on the LMS and we would be able to connect with right hospital.

We have refund policy in place. There would be deduction of administrative fee and other charges and remaining fee can be refunded.

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