VCU International Partnership Universities

VCU Global Education Office

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and ResearchPost Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

Chandigarh, India

Ananda Pandurangi, Ph.D.
Director, VCU-PGIMER Partnership
Email: apandurangi@vcu.edu

Virginia Commonwealth University’s International Partnership with the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research began in the fall of 2006 when the two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The partnership has fostered faculty collaboration and the potential for future student exchange and summer programs. Ananda Pandurangi, Ph.D., inpatient psychiatry chair, is the director of the VCU-PGIMER Partnership.

University facts

Founded: 1962
Number of undergraduate and graduate degrees: Seven graduate programs

Partnership track record

Departments/programs interacting at each university: School of Medicine – Psychiatry, Genetics, Internal Medicine
Type of activity: Faculty and student exchange, collaborative research projects, visiting instruction

Areas of promise

Departments/programs interacting at each university: School of Medicine
Type of activity: Faculty and student exchange, collaborative research projects, visiting instruction