Selection of new Dean (Dr. Guru Prasad Dhakal, MD).
Introduction of MD in Dermatology.
First ever accreditation of the Faculty and secured “Grade B” which is categorized as “Good.”
Revision of internship guidelines towards development of competency–based internship program.
Revision of PG Thesis Guideline.
Memorandum of understanding signed between University and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Tribhuvan University, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Introduction of MD in Otorhinolaryngology (ENT).
The first batch of Specialists graduated (8).
Release of the new and revised curriculum by His Excellency, Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk, the then Health Minister.
Introduction of MD in Emergency Medicine and Psychiatry.
Selection of Dean (Prof. Dr. Tashi Tenzin, MD).
Appointment of Dy. Dean – Student Affairs (Dr. Kuenzang Chhezom, MD).
Selection of Dy. Dean – Academic Affairs (Dr. Karma Tenzin, MD).
Introduced MD in Orthopedic Surgery and General Practice.
Democratically elected Dean (Dr. Tashi Tenzin, MD) and Dy.Dean – Academic and Student Affairs (Dr. Karma Tenzin, MD).
Faculty received the Faculty flag from His Excellency, the Health Minister, Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk.
His Majesty grants assent to name the University as Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan.
Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen formally launched the Khesar Gyalpo University.
First International Conference on Medical and Health Science held.
Bhutan Health Journal launched.
Formally launched as Faculty of Postgraduate by the Health Minister, Lyonpo Tandin Wangchuk.
Introduced MD in Medicine.
Postgraduate Medical Education Centre established.
Reldri Academy of Health Sciences affiliated.
Launching of Post Graduate Residency program in 5 disciplines.
University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan office established.
Registrar, Director and other staff of the University recruited and appointed.
Royal Institute of Health Sciences and National Institute of Traditional Medicine handed over from Royal University of Bhutan to the new Medical University.
University of Medical Sciences Act of Bhutan 2012 passed by the Parliament of Bhutan and granted Royal Assent.
Cabinet approval for establishment of University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan Interim President appointed.
First Governing Council session convened.
Prime Minister of India and Bhutan lay the Foundation Stone for BIMS.
Bhutan Institute of Medical Sciences (BIMS) Project Office established.
WHO fielded Consultants carry out feasibility study on establishment of Medical College.
Prime Ministers of India and Bhutan formally agree to establish Medical College with financial and technical support from GOI.
His Majesty’s People’s project envisions a Post Graduate Residency program in Medical Sciences in Bhutan.