The Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh was conceived in 1960 as a center of excellence which would endeavour to develop patterns of teaching in postgraduate medical education in as many branches as possible and attempt to produce specialists in several disciplines of medicine.
The Institute is involved in research for the rural and community related public health problems. There has been a steady progress in developing new research methods and strategies for the benefit of patients. Every year nearly 400 research articles are published by the institute in national and international journals.
A number of departments have been designated as research centres by WHO and various national agencies.
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh was mandated to:
The PGIMER owes its inception to the vision of late Sardar Partap Singh Kairon, the then Chief Minister of Punjab and the distinguished medical educationists of the then combined state of Punjab, supported by the first Prime Minister of India Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru.
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