JJM. Medical College, Davangere was established in the year 1965, affiliated to Mysore University, Mysore and to Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Shimoga District
from 1987 and later to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore since 1996. The institution with a mandate to work towards developing socially responsible and competent health work force is striving continuously to meet the health needs of the region in a tertiary level responsibility. It is carryingout need based health system research work with an eye to use such strategies to cover the overall community development.