Department of Community Medicine(CM) is located on second floor of College Building of JIMS&Hospital , BudgeBudge , South 24 Parganas.
As per MCI norms ,the CM Department has two demonstration rooms equipped with OHD, slide projectors. TV,AV aids with seating arrangements of 75 -100 students. There is one laboratory with facilities for purposes of demonstration of various laboratory practicals.
There is a museum (125 Sq.M area), displaying different Models, Charts, Specimens and other materials concerning Communicable and Non-Communicable diseases , Community health , Family Planning , Biostatistics, Sociology, National Health Programmes, Environment & health, Sanitation, Mental Health , Nutrition & Health, Mother & Child Health, Geriatric health. Hospital waste Management, Disaster management, Occupational health, Communication & Health Education, Health care of the community and International Health issues, Health Planning and Management etc.
The Department has a Library cum Seminar room with 80 – 100 books and plenty of National and International journals for updating faculty members. Different seminars can be arranged with the faculties of other departments for integrating teaching purposes.
There are adequate accommodation facilities for all junior and senior teachers , working accommodation for non-teaching staffs and departmental office cum Clerical room.
Like every Medical College, the Department has one Rural Health Training Center (RHTC) for training of students in community oriented Primary health care and Rural based Health Education for rural community attached to it within a distance of 25 Km. from the medical college. Adequate transport shall be provided for carrying out field works, teaching & training activities by the department of CM and other departments (both for staffs and students).
Similarly, there is a Urban Health Training Center(UHTC) under the administrative control of JIMS, near the hospital complex.
Besides academic teaching & trainings, Department of Community Medicine have been adopting various roles such as center for extending community services through U/R Health Centers ,hospital based disease surveillance , outreach services on behalf of Medical College Hospital and facilitation of Public Health initiatives.