Department of Community Medicine

Department of Community Medicine strives to produce a breed of primary care physicians with compassion towards patient care, leadership, research and management techniques. The various community outreach programs offered by the department include School health appraisal program, SMARAN Project, Tribal health check-up camps, Screening camps for non-communicable diseases in urban slums and rural areas, Outreach health education sessions on issues of public health importance. etc. Department is actively taking part in various domains of research like epidemiological studies, vaccine trials, implementation research, operational research, and technological interventions to improve health care outcomes. The best practices we have are Medical Students Social Responsibility Initiative, School health appraisal program, Empowering Faculty with Research Skills through SPSS Workshop and Tribal outreach initiative.