Grant Medical College Mumbai is one of the premier medical institutions in India and the oldest institution teaching western medicine in Asia. It has been rated amongst the ten best medical colleges in the country (India Today survey 2007). The foundation stone of Grant Medical College was laid on March 30, 1843 and the college started functioning in October 1845. The college is named after Sir Robert Grant who was the Governor of Bombay and played a pivotal role in the establishment of the college.
Grant Medical College Mumbai is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. Grant Medical College is attached with Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy Group of Hospitals. The Group of Hospitals includes the J. J. Hospital, St George Hospital, Goculdas Tejpal Hospital, and Cama and Albess Hospital.