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In the fifteen years since its inception, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) has grown from a 115 bed specialty hospital to a 1450 bed super-specialty tertiary care health center with an attached medical college hospital. On the 17th of May 1998, AIMS was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in the presence of...Read more»

 

AIMS-Health Sciences-Outreach-SmallIn addition to Amrita's flagship hospital, the 1450-bed, super-speciality hospital AIMS at Kochi, Amrita has also established several smaller satellite hospitals in semi-urban and rural areas to serve the local populace at those places. Students from the health sciences campus in Kochi are often posted to these hospitals, and doctors and other medical staff go to serve there as well. The hospitals are linked to the 24/7 telemedicine service of AIMS Hospital...Read more»

The Health Sciences Campus, spreading over 125 acres, is compact and yet not confined. Students appreciate the convenience of having teaching rooms, lecture theatres and clinical skills laboratories close to their accommodation. Essential support and leisure facilities such as the library, communication suites, student clubs, and cafeterias, are also located in and around the medical school buildings. Student life at Amrita is more than just study. The Amrita schools are an integral part of a vibrant university community that offers an array of intellectual, cultural and recreational opportunities...Read more»

Amrita Institute of Medical Science (AIMS) brings together a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to provide the highest standards of medical treatment. Our full range of primary and specialty care medical services enables cross-specialty consultation, which assures outstanding treatment for each patient. Our extensive infrastructure offers facilities comprising 25 modern operating theatres, 210 equipped intensive-care beds, a fully computerized and networked Hospital Information System (HIS), a fully digital radiology department, NABL accredited clinical laboratories and 24 / 7 telemedicine service...Read more»

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Center,
AIMS Ponekkara P. O.
Kochi, Kerala,
India - 682 041

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Mata Amritanandamayi Devi is the founder and Chancellor of Amrita University.  She is also known as Amma to millions around the globe.  A world renowned humanitarian leader, Amma is the guiding light of the university...»»

Medicine

Established in September 2002, the Amrita School of Medicine has achieved great academic recognition from the students, community and educational fraternity as an... »»

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The Amrita School of Dentistry offers fully accredited dental programs with a proud tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Innovative learning, research and clinical... »»

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The Amrita College of Nursing, a constituent unit of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, was inaugurated on 1st November, 2002, by Shri. Shathrughnan Sinha, the then Union  Minister for ... »»

Pharmacy

The Amrita School of Pharmacy, an integral component of Amrita University, is the first to start functioning among the schools under Health Sciences campus. Located in... »»

Nanosciences

Amrita Center for Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine, India's first NANOBIO center, established in February 2006, is recognised today as a leader in Nanotechnology,... »»

March 5, 2015
The Honorable Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri. Oommen Chandy, inaugurated the Amrita Advanced Center for Robotic Surgery on March 02, 2015 at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. “Ten years ago Amrita Hospital had created history by performing the first ever liver transplant in the state of Kerala. Today by establishing the Amrita Advanced Center for Robotic Surgery, Amrita Hospital is initiating yet another revolution in the health care sector of Kerala,” the chief minister said. “Today as our expert doctors are supported by the most modern surgical equipment, there is no need for anybody to go abroad to avail advanced surgical treatments,” he added. He offered full state support to Mata Amritanandamayi Math in its entire endeavour to bring treatment facilities of international standards to the state. As developmental activities for health care is the need of the hour, the government gives high priority to this sector and, therefore, he congratulated the management of Amrita Hospital for its endeavour to bring the most modern treatment modalities to Kerala. “Modern science talks about the energy which pervades the entire cosmos. The same is poetically depicted by ancient rishis of Bharath as cosmic dance of Nataraja. Human beings refuse to be obedient robots of the Divine and that is the source of all problems we face today. But the surgical robots we inaugurated here today perfectly follow the commands of the surgeon and hence they have the potential to alleviate the suffering of the sick,” observed Swamiji Purnamritananda Puri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math, in his benedictory address. “With the help of the most modern equipment like robots doctors are able to deliver treatments almost error free,” observed the Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Excise, Kerala State, Sri K Babu in his felicitation. Amrita School of Medicine which was the first self financing medical college in the private sector has already recorded a phenomenal growth in a short span of time and this is going to be another memorable milestone in its history,” he added. “The contribution of Amrita Hospital in providing modern treatment facilities at affordable cost even to the common man is highly appreciable. When I organized free medical camps like “Soukhyam” in Ernakulam, the full-fledged support of Amrita Hospital proves the commitment of this hospital to serve the common man,” remarked Sri. Hibi Eden, MLA. “The robot does not allow the surgeons to make any mistake and thus the precision and accuracy of complicated surgical procedures are rendered near perfect,” said Dr. Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, in his welcome address. “Amrita uses Robotic Surgical Assistant (ROSA) to perform various brain surgeries and da Vinci Robotic System to perform gynaecological, urological and gastrointestinal surgical procedures. In the near future all major surgeries will be done with the support of robotic technology and this will completely revolutionize the outcome of surgical procedures. Amrita is committed to provide high quality affordable care to all the needy,” he added. Dr. Sanjeev Singh, Medical Superintendent, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, expressed the vote of thanks. 
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March 2, 2015
Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi announces the results of the Final Professional M. B. B. S. Degree Examination - January 2015.   Results can be viewed here.
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March 2, 2015
Dr. B. Ranganathan, Associate Professor at the department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi was conferred with the APP Young Achiever Award during the Fourth Annual National Convention of the Association of Pharmacy Professionals (APP) held on January 31, 2015 at Invertis University, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh. He was honouredwith the award which recognized his contribution in spreading the aura of chemistry among students in India after gaining postdoctoral research experience at the prestigious Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, United States of America.   This event themed “Industry Participation in Academic Intervention: Need for Overall Upgradation of Pharmacy Profession”, was attended by about three hundred delegates across the nation. The program was comprised of five technical sessions (including an Indo-Nepal symposium) where a dozen speakers shared their expertise. In his part, Dr. Ranganathan delivered a lecture titled “Medicinal Chemist’s Perspective of Molecular Modeling” as part of the workshop- Drug Design Strategies: Computational Techniques and Applications. His lecture was presented with a strong industrial flavor and portrayed how the field of computational chemistry in general, and molecular modeling in particular, has served the drug discovery endeavor. He went on to explain the utility of such tools in the practice of medicinal chemistry and highlighted the success stories of various modes of drug design while urging the audience to exercise caution in interpreting the results of these applications. Coming from a traditionally trained bench chemist, Dr. Ranganathan’s inaugural lecture in this workshop set the tone for more detailed talks focusing on topics such as pharmacophore mapping, quantitative structure activity relationships and molecular docking that followed. During the valedictory function of the event, Dr. Ranganathan was conferred with the prestigious APP Young Achiever Award. 
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March 2, 2015
Dr. Manitha Nair (Assistant Professor), Annapoorna Mohandas (PhD Scholar) and Dr. Arun Kumar R (Researcher) of  Amrita Centre for Nanosciences and Molecular Medicine, Kochi won awards at BiTERM 2015, an Indo–Australian Conference on Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery System & Regenerative Medicine, organized by the Department of Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai. Organized jointly with the ‘Society of Biomaterials and Artificial Organs (INDIA)’ - SBAOI, ‘Society for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine’ – STERMI, and ‘Queensland University of Technology’ (QUT), Brisbane, Australia, the conference was held from February 5-7, 2015. Dr. Manitha Nair won the MAHE Award for the Best Scientific Paper presented by Faculty/Scientist. Ms. Annapoorna Mohandas won the Best Oral Presentation Award. Her winning presentation was titled “Nanocurcumin Incorporated Arginine-Chitosan Sponges for Enhancement of Angiogenesis in Ischemic Wounds.”   Dr. Arun Kumar R. bagged the Best Poster Presentation Award for his poster titled “Injectable Chitin-CaSO4/Nanofibrin Composite Hydrogel for Improving Angiogenesis in Bone Defect Regeneration.”
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2015
The Department of Emergency Medicine & Critical Care, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi is organizing the...
Mar
13
2015
Amrita School of Arts & Sciences, Kochi  is organizing a two day National Seminar on Celebrating Gynergy: Women in the...
Mar
20
2015
The department of Computer Science and Applications, Amrita School of Engineering, Amritapuri is organizing a Workshop on...
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2015
Amrita Center For Nanosciences & Molecular Medicine (ACNS) at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Campus (AIMS), Kochi...
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2015
Amrita Center for Cybersecurity and Amrita University announces the 5th Edition of Amrita InCTF 2015. Amrita InCTF is back!...

About Healthscience Campus

In the fifteen years since its inception, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) has grown from a 115 bed specialty hospital to a 1450 bed super-specialty tertiary care health center with an attached medical college hospital. On the 17th of May 1998, AIMS was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in the presence of Her Holiness, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences is the adjunct to the term "new universalism" coined by the World Health Organization. This massive healthcare infrastructure with over 3, 330, 000 sq. ft. of built-up area spread over 125 acres of land supports a daily patient volume of about 3000 outpatients with 95 percent inpatient occupancy. Annual patient turnover touches an incredible figure of over 615, 000 outpatients and nearly 54, 800 inpatients.

The hospital has received the ISO 9001-2008 accreditation. It also enjoys accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for its laboratories and the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) for the hospital overall. AIMS is part of the Health Sciences campus of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham. The University is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the highest grade of A. »»