Government Medical College, Aurangabad

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Government Medical College & Hospital

Marathi: शासकीय वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय व रुग्णालय
GMC Aurangabd (official logo).jpg
Official Logo of GMCH Aurangabad
Motto Selfless service
Established 1956
Type Education and research institution
Endowment Government Funded
Dean Dr K. S. Bhopale
Undergraduates 150 per year
Postgraduates 85 per year
Location Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
Campus 99 acres (0.4 km2)
Nickname Ghati
Affiliations Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik
Website http://www.gmcaurangabad.com/home.html

The Government medical college (GMC) & Hospital (GMCH), Aurangabad (Marathi: शासकीय वैद्यकीय महाविद्यालय व रुग्णालय, औरंगाबाद) is a medical school affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik.[1] The College is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi for medical education in India.[2] Founded in 1956 it is one of the premier medical institutions in the state of Maharashtra. At present, the college accepts 150 students per year for the undergraduate course MBBS and around 85 students per year for the various postgraduate courses.[3] The College has as excellent training center for young medical doctors, nurses, and BPMT students in the art & science of medicine.

Location[edit]

The college is located on the east bank of Kham river in northwest part of Aurangabad city, very close to famous tourist attractions like Panchakki, Bibi Ka Maqbara and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University. The college is 4 km away from the Aurangabad Railway Station, 1.5 km away from the central bus stand and 11 km away from the Chikkalthana Airport.

History[edit]

The college was established on 15 August 1956, on the occasion of 10th independence day of India. The college was started with 50 undergraduate students in a small Nizam Bungalow in cantonment area of city while infectious, obstetrics & ophthalmology wards were located at Amkhas, in other part city. The foundation stone for the present main building of medical college was laid down by then chief minister of Bombay State, Yashwantrao Chavan, in presence of Swami Ramanand Teerth, on 27 October 1957. The building was inaugurated by Sushila Nayyar, then minister of Health, Government of India, on 20 June 1964. Various other buildings were added to the campus over a period of time. For initial few batches, after completing the first year in the college students had to go to Government medical college at Nagapur, to complete their second and final year of MBBS curriculum. Till 1963, the college was affiliated to Osmania University, Hyderabad and after that to Marathwada University, Aurangabad, now Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University . In the year 1998, college was affiliated to MUHS, Nashik, a centralized health university for health education in the state of Maharashtra. The college & hospital complex now consist agglomeration of 30 buildings spread over 99 acres. The hospital of the college started with 300 beds in a small Nizam Bungalow in 1960 is presently equipped with 1170 beds distributed across various departments and wards .[4][5] The admission strength of college was increased to 100 per year and now, it is allowed to take 150 MBBS students with 85 post graduate students per year.[6] The College has been providing medicinal services to the people of Marathwada region and surrounding districts of Vidarbha and Khandesh regions round the clock for the last 54 years.

Past principals of the institute[edit]

List of GMC Aurangabad's Deans hanged in front of Dean's Office at GMC main building
Sl. No Name Start date of term End date of term
1 Dr. B.S. Kulkarni 9 August 1956 10 July 1957
2 Dr. T.S. Rao 11 July 1957 7 July 1959

Past deans of the institute[edit]

Sl. No Name Start date of term End date of term
1 Dr. P.M. Bhandarkar 8 July 1959 24 November 1961
2 Dr. G.K. Karandikar 25 November 1961 3 March 1968
3 Dr. Ashthaputre 4 March 1968 10 June 1968
4 Dr. H.I. Jhala 11 June 1968 29 April 1970
5 Dr. M.R. Dhamdhere 10 July 1970 22 May 1972
6 Dr. V.G. Ganla 23 May 1972 21 January 1976
7 Dr. P.C. Bansal 22 January 1976 23 February 1977
8 Dr. P.S. Vaishwanap 24 February 1977 30 June 1979
9 Dr. V. R. Deshpande 10 August 1979 10 June 1981
10 Dr. A.M. Vare 10 June 1981 4 February 1987
11 Dr. R. S. Kanchan 5 February 1987 17 October 1987
12 Dr. B.S. Chaubey 18 October 1987 5 September 1988
13 Dr. R.V. Agrawal 6 September 1988 16 September 1989
14 Dr. H.B. Dahat 17 September 1989 23 October 1990
15 Dr. V.B. Dave 24 October 1990 31 March 1991
16 Dr. V.L. Deshpande 6 May 1994 30 June 2001
17 Dr. D.S. Kulkarni 16 July 2001 31 July 2002
18 Dr. A.K. Malik 1 August 20002 3 March 2003
19 Dr. Mrs. V. P. Patil 4 March 2003 23 October 2003
20 Dr. N.E. Nimale 24 October 2003 1 August 2004
21 Dr. A.B. Solpure 3 August 2004 4 March 2005
22 Dr. Mrs. V. P. Patil 4 March 2005 31 August 2006
23 Dr. A.K. Malik 1 September 2006 1 July 2007
24 Dr. N.V. Dravid 2 July 2007 31 August 2009
25 Dr. A.P. Kulkarni 1 September 2009 23 September 2009
26 Dr. C.R. Thorat 24 September 2009

Academics[edit]

The courses offered by the institute are:

  • M.B.B.S. (Annual intake of 150 students)
  • M.D./M.S.
  • B.Sc. in Nursing (Annual intake of 50 students)
  • Diploma Course in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

The graduates from the institute are highly placed & are catering medical services in various fields in India & abroad.

Admissions[edit]

Undergraduate courses[edit]

The GMC, Auragbad accepts 150 student every year for MBBS course. Since academic year 2013-2014, the admission is based on merit in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.[6]

Post-graduate courses[edit]

The post-graduate students in various courses of medicine and surgery get admitted to GMC through all India and Maharashtra state level post-graduate medical entrance examinations.

Medical services[edit]

The special facilities available at Government medical college Hospital (GMCH) are Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Intensive Coronary Care Unit (ICCU), Medicine Intensive Care Uints (MICU), Neonatal Intensive Critical Unit (NICU), Paediatric Intensive care Unit (PICU), CT - SCAN, MRI and a blood bank amongst other facilities. It is backed up by Central & Departmental Laboratories for all the Investigations round the clock.

To provide a quality healthcare for people in rural area, the Preventive and Social Medicine (PSM) department of GMC operates one rural health and training centre at Paithan 50 km from Aurangabad. The PSM department also operates one urban healthcare centre in Shahganj area of Aurangabad.

Speciality care centres at GMCH[edit]

The super-specality care centres at GMCH include,

  • Cardiology and Cardio-thoracic Intensive Care Unit
  • Radiotherapy Centre[7][8]
  • Government Cancer Hospital[9]
  • Telemedicine Centre[10][11]

Research at GMCH[edit]

Both non-clinical and clinical departments of the GMCH are involved in active research in number of fields. Faculty and students of the GMCH have their research papers published in number of national and international journals.[12][13][14][15][16][17]

Sandfly fever, an aroboviral disease is known to occur in the arid regions of West Pakistan and Middle East. Its occurrence in India was thought to be doubtful. However, in 1967, the sandfly fever virus was isolated in Aurangabad from febrile cases.[18]

Residential facilities[edit]

The GMC provides residential facility for all its faculty members, staff and students inside the campus. There are two hostels for men undergraduate students (Old and New Boys Hostel), a single hostel for women undergraduate students and a separate hostel for Nursing students.[3] Post-graduate students have a separate residential block. The quarters for nursing and other staff are also located inside the campus.

Campus[edit]

GMC Main Building

College & hospital buildings: The GMCH is spread over 40 hectare (99 acres) of land. The main administrative and teaching building of college is a four story tall building; build in colonial style with red stones, stone pillars and broad doorways. The main building contains various offices on ground floor, Dean's office on first floor, number of lecture theaters, anatomy museum, pathology museum, PSM museum, canteen and an auditorium with seating capacity of 800. The other buildings in campus include Out Patient Block (OPD), Surgical and OBGY wards block, Medicine wards and Super-Speciality (Cardiology & CVTS) unit. Government Dental College which offers BDS degree is also located in same premises.

Library and Reading rooms: The College has a library with good collection of medical text books, national and international journals of different faculties and various other referral books. The two separate reading rooms are available for undergraduate and post graduate students.

Gymkhana: The College maintains a gymkhana to provide facilities for sports and recreation for students and faculty members inside the campus. The gymkhana includes table tennis court, badminton court and volleyball court.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ M.U.H.S. College Information
  2. ^ MCI List of Colleges Teaching MBBS in India
  3. ^ a b Information from DMER Official website
  4. ^ Yahoo Campus Information "Yahoo Campus Information". Yahoo. Retrieved 3 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "घाटीतील चतुर्थ श्रेणीची १५७ पदे रिक्त". लोकमत (Marathi Newspaper) (India). 24 September 2012. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  6. ^ a b GMC, Aurangabad Official Website
  7. ^ Central Bureau Of Health Intelligence - India: LIST OF RADIATION THERAPY CENTRE
  8. ^ "कोबाल्ट युनिटमध्ये कर्करुग्णांसाठी अनेक सुविधा". सकाळ (Marathi Newspaper) (India). 11 December 2009. Retrieved 25 September 2012. 
  9. ^ "Govt hospitals gear up to tackle cancer". The Times of India (India). 5 February 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012. 
  10. ^ Govt. of Maharashtra NHRM Website
  11. ^ "With The Help Of Telemedicine, 11 Super-Speciality Hosps Reach Out To Doctors & Patients In Africa". The Times of India (India). 30 March 2010. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  12. ^ Ingle, A.; Patil, S.; Bindu, R.; Kulkarni, A.; Kumbhakarna, N. (2012). "Mucinous carcinoma of the male breast with axillary lymph node metastasis: Report of a case based on fine needle aspiration cytology". Journal of Cytology 29 (1): 72–74. doi:10.4103/0970-9371.93228. PMC 3307461. PMID 22438625.  edit
  13. ^ Damle, A.; Gaikwad, A.; Patwardhan, N.; Duthade, M.; Sheikh, N.; Deshmukh, D. (2011). "Outbreak of human buffalopox infection". Journal of Global Infectious Diseases 3 (2): 187–188. doi:10.4103/0974-777X.81698. PMC 3125034. PMID 21731308.  edit
  14. ^ Nillawar, A.; Bardapurkar, S. J.; Bardapurkar, J. S. (2012). "High sensitive C-reactive protein as a systemic inflammatory marker and LDH-3 isoenzyme in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease". Lung India 29 (1): 24–29. doi:10.4103/0970-2113.92358. PMC 3276029. PMID 22345910.  edit
  15. ^ Patil, S.; Deshmukh, D.; Dixit, J. V.; Damle, A. S. (2011). "Epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of acute diarrheal disease: A shoe leather epidemiology". Journal of Global Infectious Diseases 3 (4): 361–365. doi:10.4103/0974-777X.91060. PMC 3249992. PMID 22224000.  edit
  16. ^ Deshmukh, V. L.; Yelikar, K. A.; Deshmukh, A. B. (2011). "Comparative Study of Intra-cervical Foley's Catheter and PGE2 Gel for Pre-induction Ripening (Cervical)". The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India 61 (4): 418–421. doi:10.1007/s13224-011-0063-2. PMC 3295881. PMID 22851824.  edit
  17. ^ Kulkarni, S.; Kulkarni, S. (2011). "Use PEEP for treating capnothorax". Indian Journal of Anaesthesia 55 (5): 550–552. doi:10.4103/0019-5049.89913. PMC 3237171. PMID 22174488.  edit
  18. ^ Bhatt, P. N.; Dandawate, C. N.; Rodrigues, F. M.; Bhagwat, R. B. (1971). "Isolation of a virus belonging to the Phlebotomus fever virus group from febrile cases in Aurangabad". The Indian journal of medical research 59 (10): 1633–1640. PMID 5003542.  edit

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