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Archives: News and Events in 2018

January 11th Internship for 2012 supplementary batch started. Orientation programme for them was conducted from 8th to 10th January, 2018.
January 19th Institutional Ethics Committee of Amala was re-registered by Drugs Controller General of India. The re-registration is valid till 25.09.2020 and this would enable the Institute to conduct clinical trials.
January 20-21st 2nd year PG student of MD Respiratory Medicine, Dr.Azhakath Suresh Abhay received 1st prize in interactive case discussion in ICS Talent Search 2018 organized by Indian Chest Society South Zone, A.J. Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalore.
January All the 4 candidates who appeared for the PG Degree supplementary examination (MS General Surgery, MD Respiratory Medicine and MD Radiodiagnosis) of KUHS held in November 2017 passed the examination.
January Dr.Kavitarati Dharwadkar won the best oral presentation - Third place in the 25th Annual Conference of Association of Medical Biochemists of India at Mysuru.
February 3rd Cancer Survivor’s meet was organized as part of World Cancer Day. Mrs. Ann Mariya, Cine Artist was the chief guest for the function.
February 9th World Day of the sick was observed. Blood Donation camp was also held on the same day. Mr.Santhosh.B, Circle Inspector of Police inaugurated the programme.
February 14th Single window approach in the Adult Immunization services under the supervision of Dept. of Community Medicine became functional in the ARCH clinic.
February 18th Dept. of Orthopaedics and Pathology organized 4th workshop on Basic Orthopaedic Pathology.
February In connection with World Cancer Day 4th February, Amala Medical College organized a camp on 28.01.2018 in Chettuva, Chavakkad where Dr.Paul Gopu of Oncology Dept. gave a talk on cancer and Dr.P.K.Mohanan of General Surgery Dept. screened patients for signs of cancer. Dr.Mohamed Hasin K.T., PG student in Community Medicine gave talk on cancer at Choolissery, Govt. SMLP School on 2nd February, at Varadiyam on 7th February, at BVP School Adat on 9th February and at Parpookkara Church Hall, Thrissur on 18th February, 2018.
March 4th CME on “Recent Updates in the Management of Lung Cancer” was organized by Dept. of Respiratory Medicine and Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr.V.P.Gangadharan, Medical Oncologist, Lakeshore Hospital, Ernakulam, inaugurated the event.
March 7th World Kidney Day programmes organized by the Nephrology and Urology Departments was inaugurated by Dr.Bindu Thomas, Deputy DMO, Thrissur.
March 17th & 23rd PTA open house for 2013 & 2014 (Addl.) MBBS batches were conducted. Measures to improve their attendance percentage and internal assessment marks were discussed.
March Dr.S.Abdul Khadar, HOD Cardiology has been elected the National Convener of Cardiological Society of India Rheumatic Heart club.
March 24th Video documentary on fight against kidney diseases conceived by Dr.Jayant Thomas Mathew, Professor and HOD of Nephrology was released.
March 27th Dr.Harikrishnan K.B, HOD of Urology was honoured for winning Sahitya Academy Award and for his novel “Nile Vazhikal”. Rev.Fr.Walter Thelappilly CMI, Provincial was the chief guest.
April 1st Internship started for 2013 batch MBBS students. Inaugural session was organised on 02.04.2018.
April 15th A function was organised in honour of the Director, Rev.Fr.Francis Kurissery CMI, who completed 50 years of Religious Life in CMI congregation. The function was inaugurated by Rev.Dr.Fr.Paul Achandy, Prior General and was presided over by Rev.Fr.Walter Thelappilly, Provincial. Mr.Anil Akkara MLA and Amala family members offered felicitations.
April 16th 4 out of 5 students who appeared for 1st MBBS supplementary exam February 2018 passed the examination. Orientation programme was held for them.
April 16th 86 out of 89 students of 2014 MBBS batch passed Final MBBS Part I examination conducted in February 2018 with pass percentage of 96.6. There were 3 distinctions and 40 first classes.
April 27th As part of the World Immunization week observation from 24th to 30th April, Dept. of Community Medicine conducted a symposium on Adult Immunization at Hotel Ashoka Inn, Thrissur.
April 28th “Padma Bhushan Fr.Gabriel Chiramel CMI Foundation” was inaugurated at Devamatha Public School, Thrissur by Justice Kurian Joseph, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. He delivered Father Gabriel Oration. Mar Andrews Thazath Archbishop of Thrissur presided over the function.
April 29th Dept. of Paediatrics organised a CME – “Interact with Experts”.
May 04th Workshop on Undergraduate Medical Research organized by Amala Research club and Dept. of Community Medicine was conducted. MBBS students of 2015 batch actively participated in the programme.
May 04th In the second MBBS exam February 2018, 85 out of 87 students passed, pass percentage being 97.7. There were 11 distinctions, 58 first classes. Ajay R with 84% marks was the topper.
May 12th Fr.Sales Memorial Intermedical Basket Ball tournament was conducted.
May 19th World Asthma Day programme was organized by the Dept. of Respiratory Medicine in association with IMA Amala Nagar Branch and Association of Pulmonologists of Thrissur.
May 19th Fine Arts day ‘Tarang – 2018’ of Students’ Council 2017-18 was conducted. Dr.Harishankar, Musician was the chief guest. College Magazine “MOSAIC” was also released on the occasion.
May 21st - 22nd Commencement of PG courses – 2018 was marked by Inaugural ceremony and orientation programme the next day. 39 PG students joined the course.
May 31st “NO TOBACCO DAY” was organized by the Dept. of Pulmonary Medicine in Amala Portico. Awareness programme for the public was conducted on the occasion with the declaration of Tobacco free Amala campus. Mr.Thomas Chakkiar, chief guest interacted with the public assembled there.
June 8th PTA meeting for 2016 regular MBBS batch was conducted. The academic performance of students was discussed.
June 14th Blood donation camp was organized in connection with World Blood Donor Day. Sri.C.J.Anto, Kaiparamb Panchayath president was the chief guest. Mr.Blessen K.F, organ donor and blood donor was honoured on the occasion.
June 18th Monsoon special evening OP was inaugurated by Sri.T.R.Jayachandran, President Adat Panchayath. OP from 4 pm to 8 pm and will be managed by the depts. of General Medicine and Paediatrics.
June 25th On World Vitiligo Day, an awareness programme was arranged by the Dept. of Dermatology.
June 25th 2016 batch of MBBS students conducted a send off programme “ONE LAST TIME” in honour of 2012 batch interns.
June 28th to 29th 2 days workshop on Research Methodology for 1st year PG students was conducted by the Dept. of Community Medicine.
July 2nd 2012 batch organized their convocation cultural programme “TAKE OFF”
July 3rd Graduation ceremony of 2012 MBBS batch was held. Padma Shri Dr.M.R.Rajagopal, Founder and Chairman of Pallium India, the Chief Guest delivered Graduation address. Rev.Fr.Davis Panakkal CMI presided over the function, Dr.M.R.Chandran, Principal delivered the presentation address and released the slam book. Dr.M.R.Rajagopal awarded the Degrees, administered the Hippocratic Oath to the graduands and presented awards to toppers. Fr.Gabriel Chiramel Award was presented to Dr.M.R.Rajagopal by Director Rev.Fr.Francis Kurissery. Valedictorian address was delivered by Dr.Archana Lakshmanan, the Best Outgoing student.