Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences
Updated on: Apr 23, 2013
Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) is a noted institution situated in northern India offering courses in medical sciences. The institute has been granted the status of Deemed University in 1983 by an Act of legislature on 19th August 1983.
It is a post graduate Institute for training, research and patient care. With this objective, various committees appointed by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir identified the specialties in which postgraduate and post doctoral courses would be undertaken.
The institute is known to serve cancer patients in this region. One of the main objective of the institute is to develop a referral linkage between the primary, secondary and tertiary health-care Institutions of the State to achieve an optimum health delivery system.
The main mission of the institute is to provide quality patient care with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence, patient safety and an unparalleled passion and commitment to assure the very best healthcare for those they serve.
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