Vardhman Mahavir Medical College was established at Safdarjung Hospital by the Government of India in November, 2001. Its inauguration was done by the then Honourable Prime Minister Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 17th December, 2001 in presence of Sh.L.K.Advani, Sh. C. P. Thakur and Founder Principal Dr. Jagdish Prasad. The College building was dedicated to the Nation by the Vice President Sh. M. Hamid Ansari on 20th Nov. 2007 in the presence of Honourable Health Minister Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss. The first batch of MBBS students was admitted in February, 2002. Post-graduate courses (MD/MS) in clinical subjects were running at Safdarjung Hospital even before the establishment of VMMC. The (MD/MS) course in Pre and Para clinical subjects were started in year 2011. Over the period of time, the numbers of MD/MS seats have been increased. The College also is running super specialization (Mch/DM).
Safdarjung Hospital is the largest hospital under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and is well known for its quality of services to all strata of society since pre-independence days. As on date, it has more than 1550 beds including bassinets. It has an annual OPD attendance of more than 10 lakh patients. Vardhman Mahavir Medical College in association with Safdarjung Hospital provides modern facilities in all kinds of investigations and patient care. This medical college & hospital has speciality and super speciality departments like Dept. of Cardiac Surgery (CTVS), Cardiology, Neurology, Urology, Nephrology, Respiratory Medicine, Burns & Plastic, Paediatric Surgery, Gastroenterology, etc. It has modern facilities for angiography, angioplasty, valve replacement and repairs, coronary artery bypass grafting, lithotripsy, sleep laboratory, endoscopies, arthroscopies, video EEG, dialysis, spiral CT, MRI, automated blood Test analyzers etc.
The Office of the Principal is located on the ground floor of the College building. For all matters related to admission, examination, fee, certificates, degrees, hostel, scholarship etc, the Academic Section which is also on the ground floor, can be contacted.
The library of VMMC & Safdarjung Hospital is a three storied building having a total areas of 2700 sq. feet. The ground floor of the library building houses reading room which is open round the clock for the students & faculty of the college & hospital. On the 1st and 2nd floor is the main library which has a huge collection of approx 17,000 books covering all subjects of medical education, nursing and laboratory technicians.
The library procures 122 journals (91 International and 31 Indian) and has collection of journals for more than 47 years. The study materials of the library are protected by tattle tape electromagnet strips. The library has 3 M’s security system and has CCTV surveillance.
Our library also provides the facility of photocopy , internet and computer lab. The computer lab has 21 thin clients and provides access to ERMED consortium which provides access to approximately 2000 international and Indian journals. The issue return of the books is computerized. The library also provides the facility of Book Bank to economically weak medical students.
School of Nursing was established in Safdarjang Hospital in the year 1960 for conducting a Course on Diploma in General Nursing & Midwifery, of 3½ yrs duration. The School of Nursing is upgraded to College of Nursing in the year 2008 with an annual intake of 100 students. B.Sc.(H) Nursing programme is of 4 years duration. The College of Nursing is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh I. P. University & recognised by Indian Nursing Council & Delhi Nursing Council. At present the total strength of students is 250. The current intake for the year 2014-15 is 50 students.
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