Institute of Medical Science & SUM Hospital (IMSSUMH), Bhubaneswar was established in 2003. The college is affiliated to the Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University. The college is approved by the Medical Council of India (MCI). The college is aimed at imparting medical education and producing well trained doctors to serve the society. Institute of Medical Science & SUM Hospital is well equipped with all basic and necessary infrastructural facilities in its campus. It also has its own hospital, which provides several opportunities for students to gain practical experience and exposure to the professional practices of medicine. The institute of Medical Science & SUM Hospital (IMS & SH) made a humble debut as a pioneer in Medical Education in Orissa in 2004 to cater to the needs of the society. SOA University is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of University Grants Commission (UGC) of India in "A" Grade. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to the students.