Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS)

Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DMIMS) is an experienced community–based Public Charitable Trust registered under the Society Registration Act 1860 and Bombay Public Trust Act 1950, committed to the cause of providing comprehensive & holistic health care. Since then, DMIMS has been expanding continuously in terms of educational programmes and infrastructure. While responding to the changing needs of the health and educational system in the country, DMIMS has gone far beyond the initial concern of education. Thus, what started as a small institution offering education in Medical College in 1990 grew into a Deemed University by the University Grant Commission in 2005 and has been given the status of a full fledged University as “Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences University” accredited with an “A” grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body set up by the University Grants Commission. DMIMS has excellence in Health Sciences providing effective and affordable preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative health care services to the needy by promoting a network of medical centers of excellence in all systems of medicine under one roof. DMIMS has made significant contribution in health sector by innovative intervention to improve the health status of the rural poor. DMIMS committed to develop human resources and innovative intervention in the field of health. It focuses on creating awareness in the community about their health problem and empowers them to take up health issues and find solutions. The strategies involve developing the human resources of the community and the grass root workers operating in the community, organizing and mobilizing the community to deal with its own problems related to health. DMIMS activities aim to contribute to the definition of research priorities, conduct of research, and translation of results into evidence-based health policy. This has been be ensured by increasing access to, and use of, new scientific knowledge by the health care providers through modern information and communication technologies. The core of the DMIMS is to create partnerships, increase networking, and promote equal opportunity, while ensuring a gender and geographically balanced generation of health care providers. Today, the DMIMS has earned recognition as an institution of repute from different Ministries of the Government of India, various State Governments, and the non-government sector, both national and international. This is due to the academic freedom leading to a positive work ethos and creativity in the Institute, strong linkages among education, research, field action and dissemination and the health commitment and responsiveness to varying health needs.

Though immense strides have been made, we have far to go. At DMIMS Research and Development, we approach these challenges armed with our knowledge of biomedical science and motivated by our commitment to relieve human suffering.

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