The Department of General Medicine now has one more professor, one associate professor, three assistant professors, eleven senior residents, four junior residents, and thirteen postgraduate trainees. It provides both outpatient and inpatient services, as well as undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a continuing medical education programme for faculty and residents.
The department began inpatient services on March 24, 2014, when we admitted our first patient. It is admitting patients on a regular basis since then. Between April 1st, 2020 and March 31st, 2021, a total of 893 patients were admitted to the inpatient services. The department collaborated closely with institutes nursing colleagues to implement effective monitoring and note-taking systems. Rotas of senior and junior residents to provide 24 hour coverage, is in place, for the inpatient services. There were 10461 visits to the medicine OPD between April 1st, 2020 and March 31st, 2021. While the majority of these patients are from the surrounding area, we also see a significant number of patients from other parts of the state seeking a specialist's opinion. Every week, the outpatient clinic is open from Monday to Saturday.
Spectrum of Activities
Clinical: Outpatient Clinics, Inpatient Care, Emergency Services, Holter Monitoring, and Treadmill Testing (TMT).
Community services/Outreach programs: Our faculty and residents participate in various health camps and awareness programmes, as well as the institute's telemedicine programme.
Teaching & Training: Undergraduate teaching of MBBS students from the third to the ninth semester, as well as a 45-day internship; MD in General Medicine.
General OPD - Monday through Saturday
Thyroid and Metabolic Clinic on Tuesday afternoon, Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) Clinic on Wednesday afternoon, Rheumatology Clinic on Thursday afternoon, and Infectious Diseases and Anaemia Clinic on Friday afternoon are the special clinics.
Research and Publication
Events ( Upcoming / Ongoing)