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Postgraduate Short Course Training Programs

All content and available course information last updated in 2019.


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Apply for Elective/Short Term program at Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital

Elective and short course training duration per candidate must be at least 2 weeks long per elective in each department or division.


The Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital Mahidol University currently offers the following postgraduate international programs for training:



Cytogenetic Training (Certificate in Cytogenetic Training Program)

This 2 weeks course is comprised of lectures on cytogenetic knowledge, and laboratory practice on several kinds of specimen for prenatal diagnosis, leukemia and genetic disorder analysis.

Approximate Duration 2 weeks
Approximate Fee Local candidate
20,000 BHT/person
International candidate
570 USD/person/week (Rate 1USD = 35Baht)
Program Requirements Participants must currently be in an MD/resident training program or have completed a Bachelor of Science (Biological or Life Science).

Application Period: 1st – 15th May

Contact Information

Assoc. Prof. Budsaba Rerkamnuaychoke
Human Genetics Unit, Department of Pathology
Tel: + 66 2 201 1464
E-mail: rabrk@mahidol.ac.th



Dermatologic Laser Surgery (Certificate in Dermatologic Laser Surgery)

This course is provided for dermatologists who have at least 10 months of training in general dermatology from accredited institutions. The program will include training on different surgical and cosmetic dermatologic procedures such as Botox, skin fillers, microdermabrasion, fat transfer, liposuction, hair transplantation, sclerotherapy, chemical peels, and photodynamic therapy. Additionally, the course will provide training on using different lasers and light systems for hair, acne, psoriasis, vitiligo, and pigmented and vascular lesions, and for carrying out radiofrequency treatments. Other dermatologic surgical procedures including Mohs micrographic surgery skin grafts and subcision will also be examined in the course.

Approximate Duration 4 weeks
Approximate Fee Local candidate
40,000 BHT /person
International candidate
2,000 USD/ person
Program Requirements Participants must carry a dermatological certificate or diploma from an accredited institution.

Application Period: All year except April

Contact Information

Assoc. Prof. Penpun Wattanakrai
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
Tel: +66 2 201 2124
E-mail: rapwn@mahidol.ac.th



Medical Microbiology: Practical Approach

This 2-4 week course is designed for medical students, physicians, or scientists to gain knowledge in medical bacteriology and mycology, as well as anti-microbial susceptibility testing via a practical approach. During the course, participants will be guided on a one on one basis by experienced staff. Daily morning discussions will also be conducted.

Approximate Duration 4 weeks
Approximate Fee Local candidate
21,000 BHT/week
International candidate
600 USD/week (Rate 1USD = 35Baht)
Program Requirements Participants should have taken a course in microbiology prior to enrollment in this program.

Application Period: All Year

Contact Information

Assist. Prof. Pitak Santantirand
Microbiology Unit, Department of Pathology
Tel: + 66 2 354 1371, +66 2 201 1389
E-mail: rapsq@mahidol.ac.th



Molecular Genetic Training (Certificate in Molecular Genetic Training Program)

This course is comprised of lectures on molecular genetic knowledge and laboratory practice for molecular genetic techniques for clinical applications.

Approximate Duration 2 weeks
Approximate Fee Local candidate
30,000 BHT/person
International candidate
860 USD/person (Rate 1USD = 35Baht)
Program Requirements The participant is currently in MD/resident training program or has completed at least a BA in Science (Biological or Life Science).
The ideal participant is a physician or health professional, teacher, etc., or is involved in the field as a researcher or a biologist.

Application Period: 16th – 31st May

Contact Information

Assoc. Prof. Budsaba Rerkamnuaychoke
Human Genetics Unit, Department of Pathology
Tel: + 66 2 201 1464
E-mail: rabrk@mahidol.ac.th



Short Training Program in Nursing and Midwifery (Certificate in Nursing and Midwifery)

Throughout the year at fixed times, the Faculty offers 9 short training programs, including tailored curriculum courses made to suit participants needs. The courses are 4 weeks in duration and are designed for nursing and midwifery professionals wishing to learn advanced nursing techniques in the following areas:

1. Community Health Nursing (Tailored Curriculum)
2. Critical Care Nursing
3. Emergency Nursing
4. General Nurse Screening
5. Home Care Nursing
6. Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
7. Nursing Administration
8. Perinatal Nursing
9. Respiratory Care Nursing
Approximate Duration 4 weeks
Approximate Fee International candidate
2,000 USD/ person
Program Requirements The participant should have a certificate or diploma in General Nursing and possess experience in the area of training interest.

Application Period: May, June and October

Contact Information

Prof. Ruja Phuphaibul, RN, DNS
Department of Nursing
Tel: +66 2 201 2342
Email: rarph@mahidol.ac.th



Ultrasound (Graduate Diploma in OB-GYN Ultrasound)

The Graduate Diploma in Ultrasound has been introduced due to an increasing demand for this service in clinical practice. The MFM division and Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital in cooperation with the Asia and Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AOFOG) have organized this course to enable doctors, nurses and health care professionals to be proficient in ultrasound in obstetrics.

Duration 1 year
Approximate Fee Local candidate
150,000 BHT /person
International candidate
6,000 USD / person
Application Period: 1st July
Contact Information

Dr. Patama Promsonthi
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tel: +66 2 201 2166 E-mail: patama@ramamfm.com