Department of General Medicine
The Department of General Medicine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Guwahati, was started in the year 2022, and services to the Outpatient were started in April 2023. The first batch of MBBS with a strength of 50 students was started in 2021.
The Department runs OPD six days a week from Monday to Friday (9.00 AM to 2.00 PM) and Saturday (from 9.00 AM to 12 Noon). The department presently provides services related to General Medicine along with specialized services like Rheumatology, Tropical and Infectious diseases, Geriatrics, and Metabolic diseases, including Diabetes, Thyroid diseases. The department is also involved in the delivery and facilitation of health and health-related services including medical care, provider and patient education, health information services, and self-care via telecommunications and digital communication technologies.
Faculties are actively involved in teaching programs for undergraduate MBBS students of the Institute. The department conducts regular CME, online teaching programs, faculty development programs in collaboration with the medical education unit, and regular classes for resident doctors and nursing staff. Faculties are also involved in multiple research projects and publications in collaboration with other institutes of national and international importance.