PDMMC, Amravati

Community Medicine

Introduction

            Department of Preventive and Social Medicine was started in 1986 in Dr.Panjabrao Alias Bhausaheb Deshmukh Memorial Medical College. The department is involved in teaching, research and extension service & outreach activities.

Goals

           To prepare students as competent first level physicians suited to cater need of community in Indian context.

Objectives

Empowering the students with knowledge, skills & positive attitude to work as first level contact physicians.
To produce health professionals capable of providing integrated preventive, promotive, curative & rehabilitative health services to the community. Keeping in mind Health Problems in Indian Context, National Health Policy and Programmes.
To be able to appreciate sociopsychological, cultural, economic & environmental factors affecting health.
To sharpen the behavioral changes, communication skills of young minds so that they can guide the services of fraternity on the tracks to positive health.
To strive for excellence in research aimed at developing appropriate technology / strategies for prevention and control of communicable & non-communicable diseases as per the needs of community.
To use principles of epidemiology & biostatistics as scientific tool to make rational decisions relevant to community & individual patient intervention.

Salient features: Sections/divisions/branches

Rural health and training Centre, Ner Pinglai
Urban Health and training centre,Badnera. Amaravati.

Infrastructure

Sr. No. Land MCI Requirement Available
01 Demonstration Room - 01 45 Sq. m. Available
02 Departmental Library cum Seminar room –0 1 30 Sq. m. Available
03 Musesum 100 Sq.m Available
04 Studet Lab 150 Sq.m. Available
05 Research Laboratory-0 1 50 Sq. m. Available
06 A commodation    
07 a) Prof. & Head -01 18 Sq. m. Available
08 b) Asso. Professor –01 15 Sq. m. Available
09 c) Asst. Prof. & Lecturer –01 15 Sq. m. Available
10 d) Statistician Cum Lecturer –01 12 Sq. m. Available
11 e) Epidemiologist cum lecturer- 01 12 Sq. m. Available
12 f) Tutors / Demonstrator –01 15 Sq. m. Available
13 g) Departmental Office cm clerical room –01 12 Sq. m. Available
14 h) Non- teaching –01 15 Sq. m. Available
Total Space 489 Sq. m.