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January 7th, 2017 PTA open house for 2016 MBBS batch was conducted on 07.01.2017. General gathering was addressed by Joint Director and Principal. Academic performance of the students was discussed by faculty of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry with the students and parents. Prizes to toppers of 1st sessional examination were distributed.
January, 2017 PG Medical Education Committee of MCI has recommended to Health and Family Welfare Dept., Govt. of India to recognize our second seat of MD Radiodiagnosis, second seat of MD Dermatology, 2 seats of DM Cardiology and two seats of MD General Medicine granted by KUHS.
January 16th, 2017 15 out of 16 students of 2011 additional batch passed III MBBS Part II exam conducted in Sept. 2016, pass percentage being 94. Their internship started on 16.01.2017 with an orientation programme.
January 21st, 2017 Cervical Cancer Survivors meet was organised on 21.01.2017 as part of cancer awareness programme “Cognizance” of Students’ Council.
January 22nd, 2017 Dr.Maria Rose T. Plazid and Dr.Sreeja Raj won third prize in ENT – PG Quiz 2017 held on 22.01.2017 at Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore. 1st and 2nd prize went to Govt. Medical College, Calicut.
February, 2017 Dr.Admi V.Karaniyil secured top position in MS General Surgery exam conducted by KUHS in June 2016. 75 candidates had appeared for the examination.
February 4th, 2017 On World Cancer Day 04.02.2017 Oncology Dept. and College Students’ Council organized a procession for cancer awareness which was inaugurated by Sri.V.O.Chummar, President Adat Panchayat. Cancer Survivors meet was inaugurated by Mrs.Valsala Menon, Cine Artist.
February 4th, 2017 Interdepartmental PG seminar on Myasthenia Gravis was conducted by Dept. of Physiology
February 9th, 2017 Amala Cancer Research Centre organized 36th Annual Conference of Indian Association for Cancer Research from 9th to 11th February 2017. Theme of conference was ‘The 21st Century – War on Cancer’. Dr.M.K.C Nair, Vice Chancellor of KUHS inaugurated the event
February 15th, 2017 Social Work Dept. organized a national conference ‘ALMONERS-2017’ on 15th February 2017. The conference was inaugurated by Rev.Fr.Dr.Paul Achandy, Prior General of CMI Congregation.
March 8th, 2017 International Women’s Day and World Kidney Day 2017 was inaugurated on 8th March, 2017 by Ms.P.N.Seetha, Hon’ble Chief Judicial Magistrate. Awareness class was taken by Dr. Jayanth Thomas Mathew, Prof. & HOD of Nephrology. Health talk on Anaemia and cancer was given by house surgeons at RHTC, Kallur.
March 8th, 2017 Arunima M.Nair (2015 batch) and Ken Sonny (2016 batch) secured third prize in Anatomy quiz competition – ANACON 2017 – held at Govt. Medical College, Calicut.
March 18th, 2017 Department of Radiation Oncology organized Head & Neck Cancer CME.
April 2nd, 2017 Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology conducted CME on Abnormal Uterine Bleeding.
April 7th, 2017 As part of World Health Day, the staff and students of Dept. of Psychiatry conducted screening for depression in three old age homes at Shantimandiram in Tholur Panchayat, Shantinikethan and Blessed Mother Theresa Sadan in Adat Panchayat.
April 7th, 2017 Fr.Jose Sales Memorial Basket Ball Tournament was held on 7th & 8th April 2017. 12 boys teams and 5 girls teams participated in the event.
April 8th, 2017 Dept. of Community Medicine organized CME on Adult Immunization.
April 9th, 2017 Amala Institute of Medical Sciences in collaboration with Haemophilia Society, Kunnamkulam chapter organized CME on Haemophilia in connection with World Haemophilia Day on 17th April, 2017.
April 18th, 2017 12 out of 13 students of 2015 supplementary batch passed 1st MBBS examination conducted in February 2017, pass percentage being 92.3%. Their second MBBS classes started with an orientation programme.
April 19th, 2017 Sensitization session on Newer Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment of Tuberculosis under RNTCP was organised by the Dept. of Community Medicine. Dr.Shibu Balakrishnan WHO Consultant delivered lecture on this topic.
April 21st, 2017 Health & Family Welfare Dept., Govt. of India has recognized our 4 seats of MS General Surgery and 2 seats of MD General Medicine.
May 2nd, 2017 Basic suturing, knot tying and Operation Theatre Management programme for interns was conducted at practical laboratory of Dept. of Forensic Medicine. Dr.Asok Ninan Oommen was the faculty for the programme conducted with the technical help from Ethicon.
May 2nd, 2017 78 out of 79 students passed in the III MBBS Part I February 2017 examination, pass percentage being 99%. 41 students got first class.
May 19th, 2017 Fine Arts competitions – TARANG 2017 – organised by Students’ Council was held on 19th and 20th May, 2017. Sri.Suchit Sureshan play back singer inaugurated the closing ceremony.
May 20th, 2017 In the second MBBS examination February 2017, 83 out of 90 students passed, pass percentage being 92%. There were 10 distinctions and 61 first classes.
May 26th, 2017 Nanma programme – 2017 organised by Community Medicine Dept. at Kollannoor Samskarika Nilayam, Puttekkara was inaugurated by Mr.Therambil Ramakrishnan, former MLA and Speaker. MBBS students of 2014 batch actively participated in the programme which included social service and financial help.
May 27th, 2017 CME on Pharmacovigilance was conducted at Amala on 27th May, 2017. It was organised by Pharmacovigilance centre of JSS Medical College, Mysore in collaboration with Dept. of Pharmacology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr.M.N.Rema, former HOD of Pharmacology of AIMS was the guest of Honour. The programme was inaugurated by Rev.Fr.Francis Kurissery, Director.
June 1st, 2017 In connection with the commencement of PG courses 2017, inaugural ceremony was conducted. 37 students joined for the course.
June 1st, 2017 Dr.E.V.Krishnakumar, Associate Professor of Pulmonology won the Young Pulmonologist Award of Academy of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, for 2017. The award was presented by Justice P.Sadasivam, Governor of Kerala.
June 14th, 2017 Blood donation camp organised on World Blood Donor Day was inaugurated by Sri.C.J.Anto, Kaiparambu panchayath president.
June 21st, 2017 An awareness class for students on Yoga and its demonstration by the Art of Living Foundation, Thrissur chapter was organised by the Dept. of Community Medicine in the College Auditorium.
June, 2017 2012 regular batch achieved 100% result in the final MBBS Part II examination of KUHS conducted in April 2017. There was one distinction and 22 first classes. Archana Lakshmanan topped the list.
June 29th, 2017 In the Value Added Education Programme for 2013, 2014 and 2015 batches of MBBS students held on 29.06.2017, Dr.Agnessamma Jacob, Retd. HOD of Pathology gave a talk on “Social Sensitivity of Medical Professionals”.
June 30th, 2017 RNTCP Institutional Core Committee meeting was held on 30.06.2017. Statistical data for the last quarter was presented and discussed.
July 1st, 2017 Internship of 2012 MBBS Regular Batch started with a 3 days orientation programme on 1st, 4th and 5th July.
July 1st, 2017 Doctors’ Day was celebrated in collaboration with IMA Amala Nagar Branch. Dr.Sojan George, Consultant in Gastroenterology gave a talk on “Fatty liver”.
July 5th, 2017 Dept. of Community Medicine organized a one day workshop on ‘Thesis Protocol Development’ for 1st year PG students.
July 6th, 2017 PTA meeting for the 2015 regular batch was held.
July 7th to 8th, 2017 Amala Medical College men’s team became runners up in the KUHS Interzone Basket ball championship held at Christ Vidyanikethan School, Irinjalakuda.
July 13th, 2017 In the KUHS PG examination-June 2017, 31 out of 34 students passed, pass percentage being 91%.
July 13th to 14th, 2017 Amala Boys table tennis team came first and girl’s team third in the KUHS Interzone Table Tennis Tournament held at VPSV Ayurveda College, Kottakkal. Abraham Joseph of 2015 batch was the individual champion.
July 15th, 2017 MD Pulmonary Medicine seat was granted recognition by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
July 19th to 21st, 2017 Amala Institute of Medical Sciences secured 12th position in the KUHS Central Zone Arts fest ‘THIRA’ held at Govt. Medical College, Kottayam.
July 21st to 23rd, 2017 National Conference of Obstetrics & Gynaecology YUVAFOGSI – TOGSICON 2017 was organised in Hotel LULU International.Dr. Betsy Thomas, Prof. of OBG was the organizing secretary. As part of this conference a cadaveric workshop was conducted in Amala under the guidance of Dr. Mini Kariappa, HOD Anatomy. Dr. Betsy and Dr.Prameela Menon were the local co-ordinators.
July, 2017 Students’ Council 2017-18 assumed responsibilities.