Sawai ManSingh Medical College
(SMS Medical College
) is a medical college in Jaipur
. It was established in 1947.
It was the 15th centre for medical education in India. Its first principal was Dr. G.N.Sen. Medical Council of India recognized the college in 1952, in the same year PG courses for M.S. and M.D. started here.
There are 32 departments and six hospitals attached to this medical college. The college has three boys' and one girls' hostel. The medical college runs Bachelors, Post Graduate, Diploma, M.Ch., D.M, M.Sc(Med),PhD, and Nursing courses. The college has a large library.
Attached hospitals :
- Sawai Man Singh Hospital
- Zanana Hospital
- Mahila Chikitsalaya
- Charak Bhawan (ENT, Ophthalmology & Skin )
- Sir Padampat Mother and Child Health center
- Psychiatric Center
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center
- An Infectious disease hospital
This medical College runs a B.Sc course in nursing to train the nurses.
One hospital and one dispensary were started in 1845. Subsequently, such facilities were recommended for other parts of the state as well. However, due to lack of trained doctors the initiative with limited success, In 1855, a maternity hospital and one dispensary and a medical school were opened in Jaipur, inaugurated on 7 September 1861 and in the first batch 24 students were admitted. Dr. Kingford Burr was appointed as director of this college and he used to teach material medical, practical therapeutics, surgery and practice of... Read More