Faculty of Medicine is a multidisciplinary faculty fulfilling the mission of medical education, hospital services and research interests that span the translational spectrum; basic subjects to their clinical and social implications.
It comprises of both undergraduate and postgraduate (MD/MS/MSc/MPhil and PhD) programmes in various basic to clinical specialties.
Every year around 180 UG & PG candidates are taken into our programmes and provided with necessary knowledge, skills and adequate exposure to make a difference in whatever they do; undertake basic or clinical education, patient centred care or research in future, making them the health care persons our nation needs. Various departments under the faculty of medicine are as follows:
College of Dental Surgery, BPKIHS has come into existence on August 1999 as a pioneer of Dental Education in Nepal. The College is committed to contribute towards providing dental surgeons who are knowledgeable, skilled and compassionate, and at the same time equipped with leadership and teaching abilities. This College is also providing quality oral health service to the people of Nepal considering health statistics and national health policy of Nepal. The College was started at previously existed old buildings located at south point of campus with 74 dental chairs with all minimum requirements. The College shifted to its new building on 7th February 2004. Area allotted for the College is 6.77 hectares and total build up area is 120000 Sq. ft. The building has all infrastructures which are required for smooth functioning of a dental college and hospital. We believe this hospital is a model dental college and hospital of this country. At present the college has 131 dental chairs with all other major equipments like OPG, RVG, IOPA, Phantom heads, Central Air Compressors, LP Gas supply unit etc.
College of Nursing, B. P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) is a pioneer Nursing Campus in Nepal. It was initiated in 1993 A.D. In 1996 first time in Nepal Four years Generic Bachelor Nursing Programme (B. Sc. Nursing) was started with intake of 20 students. At Present in BPKIHS there is 3 years M. Sc. Nursing in all five specialty (Medical-Surgical, Psychiatric, Community Health, Maternal Health, Child Health), which is unique in world. Besides M. Sc. Nursing there are 4 years B. Sc. Nursing, Bachelor in Nursing (BN) and Certificate Nursing Programme. The PhD Programme is in pipeline.
The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) is responsible for teaching and supervising Undergraduate (UG) students of MBBS, BDS, BSc. Nursing, BSc. MLT; Junior Residents (Community Medicine & Tropical Diseases) and PG students of MPH.