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The Principal

Dr. M G Shivaramu

MD (Forensic Medicine), MBBS
Dean, Health Sciences (Medical), Adichunchanagiri University
Principal, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences

Dr. M G Shivaramu is a distinguished leader who has indelibly shaped the landscape of medical education and healthcare in India. His impressive career spans over three decades, marked by a unique blend of visionary leadership, exceptional teaching and research skills, and a deep commitment to humanitarian service.

Dr. Shivaramu’s educational background is a testament to his dedication to the field of medicine. He earned his MBBS degree from Mysore Medical College and subsequently pursued an MD in Forensic Medicine from JN Medical College, Belgaum. These qualifications equipped him with a strong foundation in both clinical practice and the medico-legal aspects of healthcare. His leadership acumen shines through his current roles as Principal of Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) and Dean of Health Sciences (Medical) at Adichunchanagiri University. For over four years as Dean, he has provided dynamic leadership to the faculty, fostering excellence in research, academics, and outreach programs.

Dr. Shivaramu’s principalship at AIMS for the past thirteen years has been nothing short of transformative. His vision and strategic direction have propelled the institution to new heights. Under his guidance, AIMS secured the prestigious ranking of 11th best private medical college in India by Outlook I Care Rankings (2021). This remarkable achievement is just one of the many accolades the institute has received under his leadership, a testament to his unwavering commitment to quality education and service.

Dr. Shivaramu’s dedication extends beyond academics. He has been instrumental in initiating super specialty services at Adichunchanagiri Hospital and Research Center, significantly expanding the scope of care offered to patients. His commitment to continuous improvement is evident in his efforts to enhance faculty training and research activities, leading to improved student outcomes. His leadership extends beyond the walls of AIMS. He has played a pivotal role in securing NABL and NABH accreditation for the institute, demonstrating his commitment to maintaining the highest standards in healthcare delivery. His dedication to environmental initiatives and quality education has also been recognized through various awards.

Dr. Shivaramu’s commitment to professional development is commendable. He actively participates in training programs, ensuring he remains at the forefront of medical education and accreditation processes. A prolific scholar, Dr. Shivaramu has authored a book and published over 30 research articles in peer-reviewed national and international journals. His contributions extend beyond academics, with active memberships in esteemed organizations like the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and the Karnataka Medicolegal Society (KAMLS). His commitment to service is exemplified by his role as Executive Editor in Chief of the Journal of Medical Sciences and Health (JMSH).

Dr. Shivaramu’s leadership extends beyond healthcare. He actively contributes to various educational institutions, serving on the Governing Councils of prestigious colleges across Karnataka. He is also deeply involved in community service initiatives, holding leadership positions in organizations like Rotary Club BG Nagara. Dr. M G Shivaramu is a true visionary leader who has made a significant impact on medical education and healthcare in India. His dedication to excellence, unwavering commitment to service, and passion for continuous improvement make him a role model for aspiring medical professionals and educators alike.