Brief Description of Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
Armed Forces Medical College was established on 01 May 1948. The institution conducts training of medical undergraduates and post-graduates, nursing undergraduates and post-graduates, dental postgraduates and paramedical staff. Patient care forms an integral part of the training curriculum and the affiliated hospitals utilise the expertise available at AFMC. The institution is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to Armed Forces by giving them in-service training. Thus AFMC forms the backbone of high quality professional medical care being provided to the Armed Forces.
The campus has a swimming pool, cinema theatre, cafeteria, general stores, Unit run Canteen and shopping centre, crèche and nursery school, places of religious worship, gymnasium and facilities for all outdoor as well as indoor sports. The College is famed for its Graduate Wing, which was inaugurated on 04 Aug 1962 by Shri V K Krishna Menon, the then Defence Minister of India. AFMC has a total of twenty nine departments at present. The teaching departments of AFMC are well staffed with dedicated staff members. Lectures, practical, demonstrations and clinics are well planned and conducted round the year except for 2 short vacations.