The Department of Hospital Administration is running a 2 year postgraduate programme viz. MHA (Masters in Hospital Administration) which entered its 43rd year after inception. It was officially started in February, 1966, for the first time in India and has since been recognized as a distinct post-graduate discipline. The Residency Programme in Hospital Adminstration focuses on “hands on” training, where Resident Administrators man the “Control Room” of hospital, round the clock as “Duty Officers”, and coordinate all the hospital activities after duty hours.
The Department introduced a paradigm shift in the Academic programme by launching Integrated Learning Modules for the residents of Department of Hospital Administration from 1st January, 2008. This includes lectures, discussions, problem based learning, case studies, journal club etc. from 8.00 am to 9.00, 12.00 to 1.00 pm and and 4.00 – 5.00 pm everyday. Each faculty member is assigned “Moderator” for a specific period. Various guest lectures were organised in the Department so as to increase the horizon of teaching.
The Department of Hospital Administration became 1st department in AIIMS hospital to be ISO certified, receiving the prestigious ISO 9001:2000 certification in the month of October, 2008.
Faculty members conducted several training programmes for the doctors working in various organization including Central & State Governments, Paramilitary Forces and in various PSUs such as IICM, Ranchi & also private sector management institutes.
Masters of Hospital Administration – Two Years Programme
The department runs a two year post graduate course in Hospital Administration leading to award of degree of Masters in Hospital Administration (MHA) for both sponsored and open candidates. Resident Administrators man the Control Room round the clock as Duty Officers, and coordinate various hospital activities. They also assist the faculty in hands-on management of various hospital activities and in turn gain valuable experience of hospital management. Ph.D. program in hospital administration is also conducted. Our alumni hold top administrative positions in various organizations of national and international importance. Many of them are also serving as independent consultants in Hospital Administration in the corporate sector.
Admission to the MHA program is through a competitive exam conducted twice a year. An advertisement is placed in national dailies in the month of August and January for sessions beginning December and July respectively. For details of admission procedure, form etc please visit www.aiims.edu.