Brief Description of Goa Medical College, Panaji
Goa Medical College and Hospital is a Government tertiary care hospital. It is our constant endeavor to provide quality services to all those who visit the hospital. The services provided at the Goa Medical College are described in the citizen’s charter for GMC and are also available on the website www.gmc.gov.in
GMC is also a teaching hospital. The college is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and also provides training to students pursuing their education in the field of dentistry, nursing and other affiliated fields.
Goa Medical College is the successor of the “Escola Medico Cirungica de Goa” established by the Portuguese in the year 1842 and thus one of the oldest Centre of Medical Education in this part of the world.
In the year1963, this Medical School was upgraded as Goa Medical College, attached to the Bombay University and later in the year 1983 affiliated to Goa University. This is one of the prestigious institution of the country, recognized by the Medical Council of India, admits 100 students for undergraduate M.B.B.S. Course, while 72 Post – Graduate are admitted every year. The Goa Medical College Hospital were initially operating from Panaji and Ribandar, shifted to Bambolim in the year1991, has presently 1000 beds, whereas 80 bedded TB and Chest Disease Hospital functions from St.Inez, Panaji. Similarly, a 20 bedded Rural Health and Training Centre is situated in Mandur.