About Faculty of Medical Science and Research DDU, Nadiad
Medical Faculty of DDU: Dr. N. D. Desai Faculty of Medical Science and Research is the fifth Faculty to be started by the Dharmsinh Desai University of Nadiad (DDU) after Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Dental Science and Facul
y of Pharmacy, Faculty of Dental Science and Faculty of Management and Information Science.
Medical College: Medical Council of India has granted permission to start this new Medical College with annual intake capacity of 150 MBBS students from the academic year 2019-20.
Situated on sprawling 20 acre campus fulfilling all the statutory requirements of the Medical Council of India, the Institute aims to be a leading institute providing state-of-the-art medical education to the aspiring young doctors.
Hospital: The Medical College is associated with Dr. N. D. Desai Hospital, a 737 bedded multispecialty hospital that is providing FREE health care to the people not just of Kheda District but also of the surrounding under-served areas.
To become a multi-disciplined and learner-oriented medical institute which is closely associated with and responsive to the healthcare needs of the locality as well as to offer value addition to the field of medical research of national importance.
To create a holistic approach for the development of medical professionals that can cope with the emerging trends of practice of medicine.
To undertake programmes for the development of human resources, both through formal and non-formal ways of delivery, in areas of medical education and research.
To generate delivery of a healthcare system that is accessible, relevant and needful for the community.
To construct a supportive and thoughtful environment for the stakeholders.
Be competent in diagnosis and management of common health problems of the individual and the community, commensurate with his/her position as a member of the health team at the primary, secondary or tertiary levels, using his/her clinical skills based on history, physical examination and relevant investigations.
Be competent to practice preventive, promotive, curative, palliative and rehabilitative medicine in respect to the commonly encountered health problems and Appreciate rationale for different therapeutic modalities while being familiar with the administration of the "essential drugs" and their common side effects.
Appreciate the socio-psychological, cultural, economic and environmental factors affecting health and develop humane attitude towards the patients in discharging one's professional responsibilities with keeping in mind principles of medical ethics.
Possess the attitude for continued self-learning and to seek further expertise or to pursue research in any chosen area of medicine, action research and documentation skills.
Be familiar with the basic factors which are essential for the implementation of the National Health Programs including practical aspects of the Family Welfare as well as Maternal and Child Health (MCH), Sanitation, Prevention and control of communicable and non-communicable diseases, Immunization, Health Education and advocacy, Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS) at various level of service delivery, Bio-medical waste disposal, Organizational and or institutional arrangements.