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Welcome to the Indian Medical Association

Whatever your grade or specialty, IMA membership should always be a priority.
From the minute you join you can be confident that the IMA is looking after your best interests.

Become a IMA member today
From the minute you join you can be confident that the IMA is looking after your best interests. Our help and support is only available to members, and we are unable to help with any issues that arise before your membership starts.



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The professional association for doctors
We are the independent professional association for doctors and medical students, with over  1756  members in India and Abroad

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Benefits
Benefits for doctors

Membership benefits for doctors

Becoming a IMA member entitles you to a wide range of benefits to support you in your career. Read on to find out more about the IMA and the services you can access.
How the IMA represents you
As an independent Association, the IMA is the voice for doctors and medical students in India..
How the IMA keeps you informed
There is a range of services available to provide you with up-to-date medical developments and Association news.

How the IMA educates on ethical issues
Guidance is available on a variety of issues in medical ethics and law, produced in a format that is accessible, avoids legal jargon and is of maximum practical use for busy practitioners.
Members can review the full list of benefits by clicking on  IMA Benefits.
If you are not already a member, join now to take advantage of these benefits.

In times of distress or difficulty doctors should call the IMA Counseling and Doctors for Doctors service on -0422 -2471824 or ( Patient and public information)

Answers to common queries from the public and patients, including information and advice about the common problems and the medical profession.

Whatever your grade or specialty, IMA membership should always be a priority.
From the minute you join you can be confident that the IMA is looking after your best interests.
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Mission: To promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.
Core Values: (1) Leadership; (2) Excellence; and (3) Integrity and ( 4) Ethical Behaviour.
Vision: To be an essential part of the professional life of every physician.

"IMA protects you “ 
“IMA defends you”
“IMA fights for you–if you are right"

The Indian Medical Association helps doctors and help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.

IMA policy on issues in medicine and public health is decided through its democratic policy-making professional activities.

Together, we will play an active role in shaping the future of medicine.

This Picturesque city of Coimbatore is known to people as the industrial city but it could be regarded as the industrial and cultural capital of Tamilnadu. In this famous city our Coimbatore branch of IMA has a special place in all respects.

COIMBATORE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION is one of the first Medical Association formed in the country as early as 1924. Long before the need for starting a National Medical Association was realized to be acted upon, our illustrious predecessors realized the need for such an association 90 years ago in -05.12.1924.It was registered under the Societies registration Act of 1860 on 11.02.1935 For a long time our Association was independent of the main stream but affiliated with the Head Quarters only in 1942. Read More...

Become a IMA member today
From the minute you join you can be confident that the IMA is looking after your best interests. Our help and support is only available to members, and we are unable to help with any issues that arise before your membership starts.

How the IMA educates on ethical issues
Guidance is available on a variety of issues in medical ethics and law, produced in a format that is accessible, avoids legal jargon and is of maximum practical use for busy practitioners.
Members can review the full list of benefits by clicking on  IMA Benefits.
If you are not already a member, join now to take advantage of these benefits.

IMA Mission Statement
To serve and unite the Doctors of India and be the national advocate, in partnership with the people of India, for the highest standards of health and health care.

IMA Vision Statement
A healthy population and a vibrant medical profession.
IMA Values

  • Excellence
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Compassion

Strategic Plan

The 2013-2018 strategic plan, entitled 5-Point Plan for the Next 5 Years, frames our efforts here at the IMA to create a healthy population and a vibrant profession. This 5-point plan serves as the foundation for everything the association hopes to accomplish in the next half-decade for physicians and their patients. It is outcome-oriented, cuts across every directorate at the IMA and puts our members front and centre. The strategic plan is realized through annual workplans which set out specific tactics to be used in achieving each key outcome in a given year.

IMA 5-point Plan for the Next 5 Years (2013-2018)
Introduction
IMA Secretary General Comment on the 5-Point Plan

  • Key Result Areas (click on various points of the star)

 


Integrated Approach to Common Goals



IMA Vision: Healthy Population, Vibrant Medical Profession

Whatever your grade or specialty, IMA membership should always be a priority.
From the minute you join you can be confident that the IMA is looking after your best interests. Join today

During the past several years, IMA's focus has been on the services we provide physicians and their patients — Advocacy, Member Services, Health Promotion, Leadership Development and Re assemblement. The result is an association recognized as one of the top medical affinity organizations in the world.
The goal of this service is to build on the foundation of a Strong and Effective IMA and direct all of our services towards achieving a Healthy Population, Healthy Patients, a Healthy Profession and Healthy Physicians. This integrated approach to common goals cuts across every directorate at the IMA and will help us further our vision of a healthy population and a vibrant medical profession.

Supporting the medical profession

The IMA improves patient care by supporting the medical profession across a range of essential services including:

  • protecting the academic, professional, and economic independence of medical practitioners;
  • protecting the wellbeing of medical practitioners;
  • promoting and advancing ethical behavior of the medical profession;
  • protecting the integrity and independence of the doctor/patient relationship; and
  • Preserving and protecting the political, legal and industrial interests of medical practitioners.

 

The IMA’s Code of Ethics represents the core of fundamental principles, which should guide doctors in their professional conduct.  It covers issues such as respect 
for patients, standards of care, clinical research and teaching, the dying patient, professional conduct and the doctor’s role in society.  The Code is available here.

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The IMA:

  • Promotes and advances ethical behaviour by the medical profession and protects the integrity and independence of the doctor-patient relationship;
  • Promotes and advances the public health; 
  • Protects the academic, professional and economic independence and the wellbeing of medical practitioners; and
  • Preserves and protects the political, legal and industrial interests of medical practitioners.

The IMA will achieve these aims by:

  • Fostering and sustaining consultation, cooperation and communication within the medical profession;
  • Acting as the principal coordinating and lobbying body for the medical profession;
  • Fostering unity among medical practitioners by providing a forum for their opinions;
  • Promoting the achievement and maintenance of high clinical and ethical standards in medical practice; and
Fostering communication between the medical profession and the community.

 

IMA House /Auditorium - for events

An exceptional venue

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Description: Bullet point outdoor spaces - in central Coimbatore 
Description: Bullet pointGrade II listed building
IMA members enjoy a 50% discount on Hall hire for personal events such as weddings or anniversaries


 
 
 

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