Dean's Message

Dr. Pradeep G Naik , Dean, Goa Medical College, Bambolim, Goa

"It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Goa Medical College website. The website is designed to help people understand and find the services available at the Goa Medical College and Hospital. We are constantly updating the website and improving the design to make it patient friendly.

Goa Medical College is one of the oldest medical colleges in Asia and we have recently increased our intake in the undergraduate and postgraduate seats at the institute. Our faculty strives to provide the highest standard of medical education and focuses on the overall development of our students and prepares them to make meaningful contributions and improve the quality of life of the people they serve.

This website provides details on the various courses available at the GMC and showcases the achievements of the faculty members at the institute. We focus on continuous growth and are constantly in the process of improving our services and striving to achieve a healthier state of Goa."

 

1.Aims & Objectives

Goa Medical College and Hospital is a Government tertiary care hospital. It is our constant endeavor to provide quality services to all those who visit the hospital. The services provided at the Goa Medical College are described in the citizen's charter for GMC and are also available on the website www.gmc.gov.in GMC is also a teaching hospital. The college is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and also provides training to students pursuing their education in the field of dentistry, nursing and other affiliated fields.

2.Mission /Vision of the Department:

The vision of this institute is to impart quality medical services to the all sections of the society and further improve the health scenario of the State. The college maintains high standards of medical education conforming to the guidelines laid down by the Medical Council of India to ensure that we bridge the treatment gap for medical care in the community.

3.Brief History and background of establishment of the public authority:

Goa Medical College is the successor of the 'Escola Medico Cirungica de Goa' established by the Portuguese in the year 1842 and thus one of the oldest Centre of Medical Education in this part of the world.

In the year 1963, this Medical School was upgraded as Goa Medical College, attached to the Bombay University and later in the year 1983 affiliated to Goa University. This is one of the prestigious institution of the country, recognized by the Medical Council of India, admits 100 students for undergraduate M.B.B.S. Course, while 72 Post - Graduate are admitted every year. The Goa Medical College Hospital were initially operating from Panaji and Ribandar, shifted to Bambolim in the year1991, has presently 1000 beds, whereas 80 bedded TB and Chest Disease Hospital functions from St.Inez, Panaji. Similarly, a 20 bedded Rural Health and Training Centre is situated in Mandur. The entire complex at Goa Medical College, Bambolim is spread in an area of 11,34,798 Sq Mts.