AIIMS-Bhopal is launching a department of community and family medicine(CFM) from September 2012. The department of CFM which would offer a 3-year MD in family practice to a large number of graduates.
AIIMS Bhopal students will also get lessons in Hindi.
AIIMS Bhopal would disseminate knowledge, skills and practice of kangaroo mother care (KMC) among healthcare providers and parents of low birth babies.
AIIMS Bhopal would have a multidisciplinary 'sleep laboratory' to handle patients suffering from sleep disorders.The sleep laboratory is likely to start functioning in the next 6 to 12 months.
AIIMS Bhopal has proposed 'Gaushala' to tackle bio-medical waste.AIIMS Bhopal wants to replicate the success of a pilot project on bio-medical waste disposal, which was carried out in Jhusi village near Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.
Specialists doctors of All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal would offer consultation and treatment to patients sooner than 2013—when hospital services in the premier institute are likely to begin. An ambulatory service by AIIMS specialists for the general public is likely to begin in next few months.
AIIMS Bhopal held the first academic seminar on 21 September 2012.The main speaker at the international seminar was Dean Brenner, who is a scientist at the University of Michigan in the USA.
The Centre is mulling over setting up a Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences in AIIMS Bhopal.
A governing body has been established in AIIMS Bhopal to decide the treatment and admission charges. This body would be headed by minister of health and family welfare, Ghulam Nabi Azad and three MPs from the state would be also included in the governing body.The medicines in AIIMS Bhopal's drug stores would be 30% less expensive as compared to market price.
AIIMS Bhopal is looking upon cinical drug trials as an important part of its research programme.
AIIMS Bhopal would soon have a 1 GB bandwidth for internet that will help it link with the best institutes and help collaborate on teaching and research activities. For instance, image transmission and analysis could be real-time.The implementation would be undertaken by the IT wing of the power grid corporation.
Dr Kishore Choudhary, the Dean of AIIMS Bhopal, resigned in February 2013.
Director,Dr Sandeep Kumar, resigned from his post citing ill-health among other reasons on June 29,2013.
AIIMS Bhopal formed Institute Body (IB), highest decision-making group in July 2013.Each of the six new AIIMS coming up in different states would have their own IBmodelled on AIIMS, New Delhi.
The telemedicine facility at the AIIMS Bhopal, is expected to begin by the end of July 2013.
The hospital of the institute is expected to start operating from August 2014. 
AIIMS at Jodhpur will start the academic session 2012–13 from 17 September 2012, Bhopal (18 September 2012), Rishikesh (20 September), Bhubaneswar (21 September), Raipur (24 September) and Patna(25 September 2012). In all, there are 50 students in the first batch of MBBS at the AIIMS Bhopal. There is some likelihood of holding classes at the Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal (GMC).Class of 2012 at AIIMS, Bhopal commenced on 18 September 2012. There are four functional departments at AIIMS Bhopal – anatomy, physiology, biochemistry and community and family medicine
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2012
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2012,was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 27 August 2012. This bill will also replace a recent Ordinance which allowed the six AIIMS—like institutes to become operational from September 2012.Lok Sabha passed the AIIMS (Amendment) Bill, 2012 on 30 August 2012. The proposed measure will help the Centre change the status of the six new AIIMS registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act to be autonomous body corporate on the lines of the existing AIIMS in Delhi.AIIMS(Amendment) Bill,2012 was introduced in Rajya Sabha on 3 September 2012.Rajya Sabha passed the AIIMS (Amendment) Bill, 2012 on 4 September 2012.