Government Medical College (Nagpur)
Government Medical College and Hospital, Nagpur (Marathi: शासकीय वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय व रुग्णालय, नागपूर) was founded in 1947 in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. The college was affiliated with Nagpur University from 1947 to 1997, and subsequently Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik.
Marathi: शासकीय वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय व रुग्णालय
Official Logo of GMCH Nagpur
|Type||Education and research institution|
|Dean||Dr. Abhimanyu Niswade|
|Undergraduates||200 per year|
|Postgraduates||84 per year|
|Location||Nagpur, Maharashtra, India|
|Campus||196 acres (0.8 km2)|
|Affiliations||Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik|
Its research activities are based on a community approach, oriented toward areas like maternal, neonatal, and child health care, infectious diseases, nutritional illnesses, and lifestyle disorders.
The college is located in south Nagpur, the winter capital of the state of Maharashtra. Government Medical College Nagpur is considered to be the best medical college of central India.The campus is stretched over an area of 196 acres.
The college was the first center in India to have an Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy School. It was also the first institution to have a Cobalt Unit and CT scanner in the state of Maharashtra. It also has Ultrasound 2-D Echo, an ICCU, Computerized Treadmill Testing, and AutoAnalyzers.
The Department of Community Medicine has been designated the lead center for State Level Monitoring of ICDS activities in Maharashtra.
- Around 200 students are enrolled each year.
- The hospital currently has 1400 beds.
- The institute offers postgraduate studies in many disciplines of medical science.
- Shrikant Jichkar, former member of the Indian National Congress
- Dr. Prakash Amte and his wife, Dr. Mandakini Amte, Magsaysay awardees
- Abhay and Rani Bang, Maharashtra Bhushan Award, social activists and researchers
- Ashish and Kavita Satav, 'Public Health Champion' award by WHO for 'Outstanding Contribution to Public Health in Country' in 2016
- World directory of medical schools (7 ed.). World Health Organization. 2000. p. 169. ISBN 9241500107.
- "List of Colleges Teaching MBBS". Medical Council of India website. Medical Council of India. Archived from the original on 18 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013.