Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Medical College had been established at Ahmednagar in 2004 under the great leadership of Late Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil (Padmabhushan Awardee). Presently institute has world class infrastructure and providing high quality medical education to students with the constant guidance and support of Hon. Namdar Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Chairman, Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar and Hon. Dr. Sujay Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, CEO, Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation, Ahmednagar. The institute is recognized by Medical Council of India, New Delhi and is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.
The department of Pharmacology was started in the year 2004 under the guidance of great academician Dr. Bahat S.H. Sir and presently headed by Dr. Kiran Vakade. The department has been gradually upgraded to present status by experienced faculty. First undergraduate batch in 2004 had a capacity of 100 seats and now it is 150 seats. The postgraduate program was started in 2011. It has obtained recognition in 2014.
The Department of Pharmacology is involved in teaching Pharmacology to undergraduate MBBS, physiotherapy, nursing students. The Department of Pharmacology plays an important role in the educational and research missions of the institute.
•To provide Evidence Based Education & Need Based Research in Pharmacology
•To provide excellent teaching and training of the undergraduates and postgraduates.
•To provide knowledge of rational drug therapy, its importance and application to the undergraduates.
•To train the medical graduates with knowledge of correct prescription writing and its medico legal importance.
•To enhance and improve the research activities in the field of pre-clinical and clinical pharmacology.