The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research is a medical school in India, and the oldest to teach European medicine in Asia. It is located at Pondicherry, the capital of the union territory of Puducherry, in southern India.
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research originated as École de Médicine de Pondichérry established by the French Government in the year 1823. This medical school was converted into Dhanvantari Medical College at the time of de facto transfer of Pondicherry to Government of India. This Medical College was later upgraded into Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER).
JIPMER seeks to be a model for health systems in India through innovations in education, patient-oriented research, population health and service excellence.
To develop compassionate, ethically sound health professionals and provide service of the highest order across the health care continuum, through Innovations in education that yield lifelong learners and leaders in health care.
Original research in basic sciences and patient oriented discoveries.
Encouraging creative young minds to reach their fullest potential.
Clinical transformation across the organization that is patient centered, safe, effective, accountable and transparent.
Emphasis on quality and value in all endeavours.
Partnerships with organizations encompassing congruent ideals.
Advocacy for community wellness and public health with a focus on socio-economic disparities.
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Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry, 605006