The department was established along with the college in the year of 2001. Since then it has grown into one of the well-established department of the institute. The department offers medical care besides special clinics like Diabetic clinic, Hypertension clinic, Thyroid clinic and Hematology clinic. The department also actively participates in providing community health services in association with NGO’s in rural areas of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu by conducting outreach camps. The department actively participates in the Telemedicine camps organized by the institute.
- To impart quality, comprehensive and integrated teaching-learning process for undergraduate and postgraduates as well as deliver competency-based residency program for the postgraduates with innovative methodology so that the UG students and the postgraduates are at par with global standards thereby achieve the values of
- Good inter personal skills and communication.
- Excellence in knowledge.
- Effective team work.
- To deliver a comprehensive, evidence-based, affordable and compassionate patient care thereby achieve the value of professionalism.
- To promote research in areas of national and international priorities of communicable and non-communicable diseases and to be an active participant in research in emerging areas of medicine and achieve the value of research which largely benefits the community.
To be one of the torch-bearing departments in fulfilling the vision of MGMCRI in bringing this institute as one of the premier institutes of medical education in the country in teaching and training medical professional to impart a comprehensive, evidence-based, affordable and compassionate patient care and to excel in innovative and translational research in areas of national and international priorities such as Diabetes, Hypertension and communicable diseases.
The department played a key role in ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, nearing 2000 cases of Covid-19 infection was treated till date and the commitment to the human suffering still continues.