Former Principal- Deans Message

Former Dean/Principal’s Message
It gives me immense pleasure to introduce you to Government Medical College Srinagar and its associated hospitals.Medical science is everchanging and bound to pose challenges from time to time. The ultimate goal of medicine and biomedical research is to serve humanity. Diversity in our faculty, students and trainees has been fundamental to our mission. The college as per Medical Council of India guidelines has adopted latest teaching curriculum. This inter disciplinary curriculum is expected to impart adequate training to our undergraduate and postgraduate scholars. Our Medical  college was established way back in 1959 and it is our proud privilege to call it as mother of all medical institutions in J&K state. The college with its’ committed faculty, high standards of education, research and patient care attracts fertile young minds who pursue their career in medicine. While we strive for excellence, it is our moral obligation that we reach all sections of society irrespective of caste, creed or sex.
Government Medical College Srinagar has been in the forefront of providing professional medical education for the last 6 decades. The alumini of this medical school have made their mark in their respective fields across the globe. The students who have graduated from this institution have been successfully practising medicine across the world in countries like USA, UK to name a few and have won accolades bringing pride to their parent institution .Our endeavour has been to provide the best to the students and to prepare them to take up the challenges of tomorrow. The associated hospitals of Government Medical College Srinagar with abundant teaching material provide the students good opportunities to acquire bedside and clinical skills. The community services in semi-urban and rural areas is offered by the department of community medicine. The institution attracts research grants from various funding agencies which provides an opportunity to conduct research projects. In recent past Super-Speciality Hospital at Shireen Bagh Srinagar has been added to the clinical armamentarium of our institution. Here, services are offered in the specialities of cardiology, neurology, gastroenterology, nephrology, medical oncology, neurosurgery, surgical gastroenterology, urology, paediatric surgery and endocrinology.
The mission of our institution is to train competent, compassionate and caring doctors through excellence in teaching, patient care and medical research. I earnestly pray that our institution becomes an epitome of academic excellence in the field of medicine.

                                                                                         Prof.(Dr) Parvaiz A Shah

                                                                                MD, DM(Neurology), PGI Chandigarh