Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences, Pune

Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS), a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International University , SIU .SIHS has conceptualized & implemented a group of professional up-gradation programmes meant to equip the healthcare professional with the appropriate tools in order to survive this age of fierce competition and specialisation. The SIHS encourages a symbiosis of thought, word & action of all such professionals who would address the all important issue of health in its totality. Through its unique, innovative, career oriented programmes, SIHS plans to raise a cadre of professionals who would ensure delivery of optimum health care services.

 

Vision:

To become an internationally renowned institute which would offer contemporary, need based academic programmes suited to the ever changing & ever expanding horizon of the health care sector.

 

 Mission:

To foster relevant & pertinent knowledge on all domains of health through an interdisciplinary approach.

 

 The Institute:

As per the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India Notification No. F.9. 1/2006-U.3 (A) dated 10 November 2006 the Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is a constituent of the prestigious Symbiosis International University , SIU .SIHS has conceptualized & implemented a group of professional up-gradation programmes meant to equip the healthcare professional with the appropriate tools in order to survive this age of fierce competition and specialisation. The SIHS encourages a symbiosis of thought, word & action of all such professionals who would address the all important issue of health in its totality. Through its unique, innovative, career oriented programmes, SIHS plans to raise a cadre of professionals who would ensure delivery of optimum health care services.

 The SIHS is associated with major tertiary care hospitals of the city to provide the necessary “hands on” clinic & para clinical experience, necessary for the students pursuing these hospital based academic programmes. A formal Memorandum of Understanding has been signed with the major private as well as governmental hospitals for the same.

 

 Achievements:

 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences has gained many laurels during the past years.

 To quote a few: SIHS has established a formal partnership with the Georgia State University (GSU), USA to promulgate co-operation between the institutions to promote education, research, intercultural competence and understanding.

 The Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Services (PGDEMS) programme is recognized by the Los Angeles Paramedic Training Institute, USA.

 The American Heart Association (AHA), USA has conferred upon the institute, the coveted title of an International Training Center (ITC). It is also a recognized “Chapter” of the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Organization, USA. This is recognized by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), USA.

 Recently SIHS is recognized as approved site for conducting - Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®), Course of American College of Surgeons - India Program.

 SIHS is beneficiary of the various MOUs signed between SIU & national and international academic institutions, the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), the Georgia State University (GSU), USA to promulgate co-operation between the institutes to promote education, research, intercultural competence and understanding.

 Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) has accredited SIHS to conduct CME programs/ workshops/ seminars etc. By virtue of this coveted status, faculty and delegates participating in workshops organized by SIHS will be honored by credits hours from MMC. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has conferred Institutional Membership.

 Recently PGDEMS programme of Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS) is recognized by Saudi Commission of Health Specialties.

 

 The Future of SIHS:

 Health care and its management is one of the fastest growing sectors both in India and globally. The future of SIHS is closely linked to the future of the health care sector in India. We therefore share the vision of burgeoning growth in the near future. Similarly, the need for world class academic institutions is growing to keep pace with the demands of the expanding economies of the country.

 With its pioneering approach to meeting society's demands, the Symbiosis International University (SIU) has shifted to a new 300-acre campus at Lavale on the outskirts of Pune City.

 SIU is in the process of setting up Symbiosis Super Specialty Hospital & Research Centre which will have a Center of Excellence in Minimal Access & Robotic Surgery with a focus on education, training and research. There would also be a general hospital, medical college, Paramedic Training Institute, a School for Complementary & Alternative Medicine (CAM), a Health Technology Park, a Bio-Medical Cluster etc., all contributing to a complete new world of healthcare.