Amala Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) named after Blessed Virgin Mary, is a multidisciplinary medical network of pedagogical, therapeutic, research and outreach programmes. AIMS traces its origin to Amala Cancer Hospital which was started in 1978. It is managed by the Devamatha Province of CMI Congregation founded by St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara.
At present, Amala is home to a Medical College, College of Nursing, Nursing School, Super Speciality Hospital, Teaching Hospital, Cancer Hospital, Cancer Research Centre, Ayurvedic Hospital & Research Centre, a Homeopathic Hospital and Research centre, a Pharmacy Production Unit and Bethanygram (A home for the aged).
To be a foremost teaching hospital known for its excellence in holistic healthcare, quality education and research.
We are committed to translating the vision into action by:
Employing the best possible staff.
Providing state-of-the-art facilities in an eco-friendly ambience.
Imparting affordable, inclusive, quality healthcare to all.
Catering to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patients.
Following merit-based, transparent and non-exploitative admission procedure.
Challenging our students to become forward-looking, dedicated health care personnel, with competence, integrity and compassion as their hallmarks.
Instilling in the staff and students respect for life at every stage of its growth and in all its manifestations.
Inspiring the students to reach out to the poor and the marginalized, especially those in the rural areas.
Promoting innovative research that will benefit the humanity.