Vision and Mission
The Atal Medical & Research University, Himachal Pradesh has been established by an Act; the Himachal Pradesh University of Health Sciences Act, 2017 (ACT No. 11 of 2017) with its headquarter at Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Govt. Medical College, Mandi (at Ner Chowk), Himachal Pradesh.
The University has been established to create an intellectual, academic and physical environment which shall be conducive to free flow of ideas and exchange of information amongst various Faculties of the University, and other Universities of Health Sciences in the country and abroad; thereby opening a window to the Health Professionals, Health Planners, Biomedical and Social Scientists and Educators in field of Health Sciences in the country.
The University has been established to create uniformity in standards of education in all streams of Health Sciences including Modern System of Medicine, Dental Sciences, Nursing, Indian System of Medicine and Homeopathy, various Paramedical and Para dental discipline such as medical laboratory technology, pharmacy, physiotherapy and speech therapy etc. with a view to enhance the quality of such education and further aiming to modernize, improve and achieve the highest standards of academic excellence at all levels.
It shall promote research in various disciplines of Health Sciences with special focus on the social and economic relevance of such research, and with emphasis on occupational and environmental health issues affecting the people.
The University shall establish and develop study centers integrating all disciplines relevant to health sciences especially those which are not presently included in the syllabi and curricula of undergraduate and post graduate medical courses. These shall include, but not to be restricted to, population studies, health systems and health services, health management, human resource development, educational technology, bio-informatics, telemedicine and continuing education in Health Sciences.
The University will promote the development and use of information technology as a part of technological infrastructure with a view to provide attractive and innovative facilities for studies in various modalities of information technology including telecommunications and access to state of the art I.T. setup to digitize all the records.
The University shall have a state of the art constituent Medical College for fulfilling the role of the University to conduct research, to produce highly skilled Medical and Para -Medical human resource and to provide best medical care to the people. The university shall attain the highest standards of excellence by providing the necessary physical infrastructure and creating and intellectual environment to promote to free flow of ideas and meaningful exchange of information, in Health Sciences. The ultimate goal of the University is to be a guiding force and path finder to all the institutions who will be under the control of the University.