Department Details :
The Department of Medicine at Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe-Patil Foundations (DVVPFs) Medical College and Hospital, (also informally known as Vikhe-Patil Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Vadgaon Gupta, Post- MIDC, Ahmednagar (Maharashtra) is the largest department of college in terms of workload.
The department is not only providing outstanding basic medical care in the field of medicine but also is productive in its scientific contributions. The faculty has helped to establish the role of physicians as consultants and teachers in fields such as Internal Medicine, Intensive Care, Critical Care, Geriatrics, Neurology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonology, Hematology, Rheumatology, Nephrology, Oncology and endocrinology particularly diabetes and thyroid disorders.
Specialty OPDs are regularly conducted by qualified faculties. The department runs MBBS and MD courses/ and has a strong background of research and publications.
To strive for perfection and become centre of excellence by setting the standards in medical education, patient care and clinical research and bring the institute to the international standards of medical education and research.
To create an academic atmosphere conducive for assimilation of knowledge, inculcate a sense of compassion and empathy for human suffering and promote full realisation of latent potential, hidden talents and eventual self-actualisation of all those who learn, train and serve here.
Achieve excellence in the specialized field of medicine, critical care medicine.
To be strong, efficient, dedicated and well-organized support of the entire medicine fraternity.
To train the undergraduate and postgraduate students in the basics of medicine care and emergency life support.
To enable students to inculcate analytical, practical and communication skills.
To impart knowledge of research methodology and scientific temper for the advancement of the specialty.
To inspire the faculty staff for updating their knowledge and research skill.
To facilitate achieving the institutional goal of producing a competent physician with requisite practical skills and knowledge of medicine to safely practice anywhere in the world.