College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur

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College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur
Type Private,
Established 1993
Principal Dr. M.N Mathur
Location Bharatpur, Nepal
Affiliations
Website Official website

College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur is a medical school in Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal.Every year it enrolls 115 students(data 2017) in MBBS course.

History[edit]

The International Society for Medical Education Pvt. Ltd (ISME Pvt. Ltd) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) of His Majesty’s Government of Nepal (HMG-Nepal) signed an agreement on 8 August 1993 giving birth to the International Institute of Medical Science (IMIS) at Bharatpur, Chitwan which has undergone a lot of modifications and changes for the need-based health care system of Nepal, in particular to Tarai areas. After necessary reorientation, the medical college was re-established as the College of Medical Sciences (CMS) under the aegis of ISME Pvt. Ltd and started operating afresh from 14 December 1995 under the leadership of Professor of Pagadala Rajaram MD DSS PHD (formerly Deputy Director General, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India) who was the first principal of the college. Presently as of January 2015 the principal is Dr. Mathur

With the modern concept of globalization of medical education as well as hospital care of the patients, the College of Medical Sciences has endeavored to educate the undergraduates with the objective of producing medical personnel of high quality. This institution being premiere medical college in the heart of Nepal; besides having very eminent and experienced faculty who are endowed with international fame indulge with a curriculum which is student centered and has learning objectives of wide ranges of subjects. The curriculum is horizontally and vertically integrated and passive lectures are meager. Problem based learning is emphasized and encouraged among the students. Today, the medical college boasts of a highly qualified and experienced faculty mostly from neighboring countries and already five batches have passed out and there are now four batches of students on the rolls from various regions of Nepal, India and SAARC countries.

A landmark, in the history of CMS was the inauguration of the CMS Teaching Hospital on 21 January 1999 by the dynamic present Managing Director Mr. Nagender Pampati. This has revolutionized the healthcare scenario in this region with a combination of clinical expertise and advanced diagnostic facilities. The first Medical Superindent of the Teaching Hospital was Prof. G. Thippana, M.D., (Medicine) and now it has been taken over by Prof. B. N. Patowary, M.S., (Surgery) the Professor and Head of the Department of Surgery. Links have already been established with the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh and some of the American Colleges for enhancing the training and service programmes in the college. Further collaborative efforts with International Universities are underway for the purpose of academic co-operation in the teaching of undergraduate and post graduate medical students.

General objectives[edit]

  • to produce quality clinicians and able managers for primary level health care and facilitate to bring in optimum health care services required for the local community right at their door steps.
  • to produce clinicians of specialties to provide appropriate and correct health care delivery system.
  • to assist the Government to promote and standardize Medical Education and produce appropriate manpower for fulfillment on its obligation to the community.
  • to make the future doctors understand the psycho-social needs of the community and to conduct research, thus make them capable of pursuing postgraduate courses and developing cost effective health care services.
  • to prepare the students to understand and promote other systems of medicine to develop and appreciate philosophical and ethical values of these medicine.
  • to prepare the Institution to take active part in building the health care delivery system of Nepal in general and the Chitwan district in particular.

Specific objectives[edit]

  • to prepare the medical students capable of becoming competent primary physicians
  • to prepare the medical students capable of becoming leaders and better managers in the community health services.
  • to create awareness among the students to plan and execute preventive, promotive and curative health care measures in the community.
  • to prepare the medical students capable of identifying the appropriate patients to refer to higher center at the right time.
  • to train the medical students capable of handling emergencies at their work stations by proper handling of the situations to save the lives in time.
  • to prepare the medical students capable of imparting health education.
  • to motivate the students to conduct community based research in the areas of preventable diseases and recommend measures for their control and eradication.
  • to motivate the students to specialize in the subjects where there is acute shortage of medical teachers
  • to sensitize the students to understand and appreciate the psycho-social aspects of patients and deal accordingly.

References[edit]

http://www.cmsnepal.edu.np/pages/aboutinst.htm