All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences [AIIMS] was designed to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspects of health and wellness throughout India. AIIMS are a group of autonomous public medical institutes that have been declared by an Act of Parliament 1956 as “Institute of National Importance”.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur is one among the four AIIMS announced during the budget speech 2014-15 under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY). The Foundation stone for the institute was laid by Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi and Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra Fadnavis at Sector 20, MIHAN on 14th April 2017. Union Cabinet Minister for Road Transport and Highway and Shipping (GoI), Shri Nitin Gadkari, and several other dignitaries graced the occasion. The primary objective of AIIMS is “correcting regional imbalances in the availability of affordable/reliable tertiary healthcare services and also to augment facilities for quality medical education in the country”.
With a campus spanning over 150 acres of land in the Special Economic Zone, MIHAN, the institute is committed to its mission of providing the highest levels of patient satisfaction, healthcare, safety, dignity and rights through evidence-based clinical practices of the highest standard and transparent management processes. Working tirelessly, within a short span of time, it has been unfaltering in its efforts to provide the best medical education and training with all modern facilities and is progressing towards becoming a Center of Excellence in teaching, patient care, and research. Currently, students for MBBS, post-graduation, and Ph.D courses are enrolled with the institute.
In the dire times of COVID 19 pandemic, AIIMS Nagpur stepped up to the need of the society by setting up sample collection & testing facilities as well as indoor and intensive care facility of approx. 500 beds in record time. Specialists in the dedicated COVID triage/ screening team and COVID C.A.R.E.S (connect, assist, reassure, empathize, support) are providing 24 x 7 assistance and wholistic management (physical & mental health support services) to COVID affected individuals & their families. Further, facilities for the diagnosis, management & rehabilitation of post covid sequelae and complications, including mucormycosis have also been set up.
The facility in the campus includes:
- Fully operational OPD block
- COVID wards
- Fully equipped Lecture halls
- Practical labs of pre-clinical departments
- Dissection hall
- 24 X 7 Library (both central and e-library)
- Museums including one-stop comprehensive learning “state of art” museum by Department of Forensic Medicine
- Hostel accommodation and security
- Mess Facility
- Sports area (both indoor and outdoor)
- Residential quarters for staff
AIIMS Nagpur offers full-time undergraduate degree program MBBS and postgraduation in selected subjects. It has an innovative curriculum tailored to meet the current healthcare needs of the country. Keeping in mind that education is the holistic development of one’s personality & includes development of one’s knowledge, attitude & skills, various programs have been initiated, for e.g., the mentor-mentee program to provide psychological, professional, and personal support to students. The Institute is actively engaged in student’s welfare as per the recommendations of the Radhakrishnan Report (1948) and the Education Commission (1960). In addition, the institute aims to develop world-class facilities to achieve excellence in the field of medical research and is actively engaged in developing infrastructure for carrying out meaningful research.
The institution is committed to excellence in healthcare and quality education in the region and beyond.