It was started in 2003 under National Board of Examination since then it is being run successfully. There is one DNB seat per year. A set curriculum is followed for DNB teaching for covering various topics which a post graduate DNB trainee is required to know.
There are various researches that have been under taken over the years by community health department in the field practice area of sunder nagri. Topics like malnutrition, elderly, homeless, pregnant women, child education, tuberculosis etc. have been studied. Various paper presentations in National and International conferences have been done along with publications in numerous National/International journals.
St Stephen’s Hospital in collaboration with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) runs an internship program where in 2 Students from TISS come to St Stephen’s Hospital for 2 months as part of their internship training program and do a project .
Nursing students from various colleges come to our center for exposure visits for a period of one month and part of their nursing curriculum. Msc nursing students from St. Stephen’s College of Nursing, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur College of Nursing, Jamia Hamdard College of Nursing, Holy Family College of Nursing & Christian Medical College Ludhiana .