Community Medicine is a field which encompasses the study of health and disease as well as prevention of disease in a defined community and population. Thus, the Department of Community Medicine makes it mandatory for the 4th year students – MBBS, Doctor of Physical Therapyand Allied Health Sciences students to carry a health survey in their respective neighborhood to identify common health problems and associated factor which would aid in community diagnosis and prevention of disease. MBBS 4th year course also include community visits to industry, NGOs, rural areas to assess measures to improve quality of health by applying knowledge of Community Medicine.
The Department also organizes research groups from 4th year MBBS students each year to present their research papers that maybe published in leading national medical journals. Furthermore, the Department also supervises the different societies of the Medical College working for the betterment of the Medical College and Society – including but not limited to – Environment and Protection Society, Patient Care and Blood donation Society.
The Department has a vibrant faulty consisting of highly qualified medical professionals. Our students showed great performance in annual UHS professional examination with more than 98% result in last three consecutive years.