(Last Updated on : 27/01/2009)
Father Muller`s Institute of Medical Education & Research (FMIMER) is a unit of the Fr. Muller`s Charitable Institutions, and it is a renowned medical institution in Karnataka. The Fr. Muller`s Charitable Institutions is a Registered Society sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Mangalore. The college is situated in the district of Mangalore in the state of Karnataka, India and it is open to all persons irrespective of religion, caste or community. All the courses offered by the institute are affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) and they are also recognised by respective councils.
Father Muller`s Institute of Medical Education & Research (FMIMER), Mangalore has been working with some objectives and a vision, since its inception. The vision of the institute is to heal and comfort the suffering humanity with compassion and respect; and also to be recognised as a global leader in medical education and research. The institute is working with an aim to be progressive in providing holistic health care services to all, to establish and operate hospitals with state-of-the-art facility and also to create and foster centres of excellence in medical education and research. The institute always strives to work as a charitable institution and to be a pioneer in reaching out to the marginalized. Apart from that, being recognised as a Global leader in providing quality patient care, best medical education and research responsive to society`s needs, is also another principal aim of the institution.
Father Muller`s Institute of Medical Education & Research (FMIMER), Mangalore offers several courses in different fields of medical science at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The main streams in which the institute offers its courses include Medical, Medical Research, and Radiography & Radiotherapy. The undergraduate courses offered by the institute include Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery (MBBS), Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T), B.Sc (Anaesthesia Technology), B.Sc (Operation Theatre Technology), B.Sc (Medical Imaging Technology), B.Sc (Radio Therapy Technology), B.Sc(Medical Laboratory Technology), and B.Sc (Bachelor in Audiology & Speech Language Pathology) etc. The institute also offers several postgraduate courses like MD in Medicine, Paediatrics, Dermatology, Venerology & Leprology, Anaesthesiology, Psychiatry, Radio diagnosis, Pathology etc. The other postgraduate courses are MS in Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Otorhinolaryngology, Orthopaedics and Ophthalmology.
Apart from the above mentioned courses, Father Muller`s Institute of Medical Education & Research (FMIMER), Mangalore offers some PG Diploma courses, as well. These courses include DCH (Pediatrics), DVD (Dermatology, Venerology & Leprology), DA (Anesthesiology), DPM (Psychiatry), DMRD (Radio-diagnosis), DCP (Pathology), DGO (Obstetrics & Gynecology), DLO (Otorhinolaryngology) and D.Ortho (Orthopedics). The Allied Health Sciences courses like Masters in Hospital Administration (M.H.A), M.Sc (Medical Laboratory Technology) and Master of Physiotherapy (M.P.T) are also offered in Father Muller`s Institute of Medical Education & Research (FMIMER), Mangalore.