To build a humane society through excellence in education and health care.
KS Hegde Medical Academy - [KSHEMA], Mangalore was established in 1999, The Institution offers MBBS and MD/MS programs recognized by the Medical Council of India. Besides this, it offers B.Sc courses in Medical Imaging Technology, Medical Laboratory Technology , Anaesthesia & Operation Theatre Technology, Respiratory Therapy and Master's program in Public Health (MPH). Justice K.S. Hegde Charitable Hospital, the 1200 bed super-speciality hospital attached to the Institution serves as a teaching hospital for all the affiliated courses.
1. The Institution has collaborations with international and national organizations like the Wake Forest University, USA, University of Toronto, Canada, BARC Research Center, Mangalore University, India.
2. There are dedicated faculty and non-teaching staff who strive to create a conducive environment for the students to grow into competent professionals.