Yenepoya Medical College
Yenepoya Medical College was instituted in the year 1999, with a batch of 100 students. Currently, the first four batches have successfully completed their Internship. By the year 2005, postgraduate courses in eight clinical branches and also in Pathology, were commenced. The UG & PG courses are recognized by the Medical Council of India and Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.
The Yenepoya Medical College Hospital comprises a 722 bed, fully functional hospital providing general and specialist care, either totally free or in some cases at heavily subsidized rates. It caters to the health care needs & community care of the regions of Dakshina Kannada & Northern Kerala.
The Yenepoya Medical College Academic Block has the following facilities: The Departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacoiogy, Pathology, Microbiolow, Community Medicine and Forensic Medicine are housed here. Each department has staff rooms, Demonstration Halls (with 5O seating capacity), Students Laboratory, Departmental Library cum Seminar Room, Research Laboratories, Store and Technician’s Room. Infrastructure facilities provided more than meet the MCI norms. The departments of Anatomy and Forensic Medicine have state of the art museum with collections of gross specimens, rnodets, charts, photographs, mansparency slides and other exhibits. Forensic Medicine museum has a large collection of weapons, poisons and different types of dead snakes commonly seen in the country. There is a “History of Medicine” museum attached to the department of Pharmacology. The department of Microbiology also has a museum with collections of photographs and models of viruses and bacteria. There is also a department of medical illustration & photography. We have a full time Campus Officer and a visiting student counselor.
The Demonstration halls are provided with excellent seating arrangements and latest audio visual equipments.
Lecture Halls/Seminar rooms: There are 5 lecture halls of in the Academic Block. All departments have their own attached seminar rooms. All audio visual aids like sound amplifier system, overhead projection, 35 mrn slide projection and LCD projections are provided in the lecture theatres and most of the seminar rooms. The staff uses power point presentations in their lectures as also the postgraduates during their seminars & journal clubs.
The data of all our students both (YMC & YDC) with respect to attendance, scholastic performance & overall progress are recorded, stored and retrieved from a software program called Studens Information System (SIS). On regular intervals parents are informed about the progress of their wards.
The Library cum Digital Information Centre is situated in the Academic block with ample contemporary furniture and lightings. The library is well stocked.
The postgraduate section is in the lower basement floor of the dual level library, Photocopying service, a reading room & a prayer area are also provided within the library. The Library, spread over 1377 sq, mts has a good collection of back volumes of journals. The seating is ergonomically designed to provide comfort and privacy.
The Examination Hall has a large seating capacity and is designed such that all students are in clear view of the supervisor. The hall is under camera surveillance. Indoor Auditorium is housed in the Academic Block of the Yenepoya Medical College.
Separate Recreation Rooms are available for boys & girls in the Academic Block
The Academic Block has a total built up area of 12536 sq. meters.