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News and Events in 2014

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January, 2014 In the final MBBS Part I examination conducted by University of Calicut in Aug / Sept. 2013 the pass percentage of Amala is 97.
January, 2014 Internship for 2008 MBBS regular batch started on 1st January 2014.
January, 2014 Class PTA of 2013 MBBS Batch was conducted on 14th January, 2014 and for 2010 batch on 31st January, 2014.
January, 2014 Value Added Education programme for MBBS students was held on 17th January, 2014. Rev. Fr. Jose Panthaplamthottiyil CMI, Prior General, spoke on value based medical profession.
January, 2014 Dept. of General Medicine conducted CME on 19th January, 2014. Topics related to common clinical and management issues faced by the pa=racticing physician were presented by the speakers.
January, 2014 Fr. Jose Sales Memorial intermedical Basket Ball tournament - Double Dribble 2014 was held on 24th and 25th January, 2014. Amala Boys team and Girls team won the championship defeating MES Medical College Perinthalmanna and Pushpagiri Medical College respectively.
February, 2014 All 21 students of 2012 supplementary batch passed the 1st MBBS exam in February 2014.
March 7, 2014 New edition of news magazine of Amala Medical College - REFLECTIONS - was published. Major events and achievements of Amala are reflected through this magazine.
March, 2014 Fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology and launching of E-class on Dermatology for general practitioners were inaugurated by Dr. K. Mohandas, Vice Chancellor of Kerala University of Health Sciences.
March 14, 2014 Dr. Sreeja Raju and Dr. Smrithi Krishna C., PG students of the Dept. of Pathology won the 2nd prize in quiz conducted at CME, in Govt. Medical College, Thrissur.
March 19, 2014 Advocacy, communication and social mobilization programme with the support of VIHAAN and National AIDS control organization was conducted by the department of community medicine.
March, 2014 RNTCP Institutional core committee meeting was held.
March, 2014 BLS and ACLS provider course was conducted from 29th to 31st March, 2014. Thirty three Doctors, PG students and Interns participated. Dr. Paul O Raphel was the course director.
March & April, 2014 In the Final MBBS Part 1 exam of KUHS held in March / April 2014, 84 out of 87 students passed. There were 2 distinctions and 53 first classes.
May, 2014Satellite Eye bank collection centre was affiliated to LF Hospital Angamaly, started functioning.
May, 2014Rev. Fr. Walter Thelappilly has been elected provincial of Devamatha Province and Trustee-in-chief of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences.
May 3 & 4, 20142 day state conference of the pulmonary and critically care medicine - Pulmacon - 2014 was held in Thrissur. Dr. Rennis Davis, Prof. and HOD of AIMS, won the young Pulmonologist Award. Dr. Mohammed Anas, PG student in Pulmonary Medicine, AIMS won the 3rd prize in poster competition.
May 15, 2014Rev. Fr. Francis Kurissery has been appointed as the Director of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences.
May 17, 2014Dr. Anand Kumar, Prof. and HOD gave a talk on "intuition" at the Value Added Education Programme conducted for MBBS students.
May 18, 2014Satellite based study centre for PG entrance coaching for MBBS students started functioning in the college.
May 23 & 24, 2014PTA meeting for 2012 batch and 2009 batch MBBS students were held.
May 24, 2014World Schizophrenia Day was observed.The function was organised by the Dept.of Psychiatry.
May 30, 2014Amala Medical College Magazine - 3G - was released by film star Sreenath Bhasi at a function - YUGA 2014 - in the college auditorium.
June 20, 20149th Amala Dermatology Gold Medal Exam was held on 20th June, 2014. Prof.Dr.Dinesh Pokhrel from Nepal was the chief Guest. Dr.Suwash Baral from Institute of Medicine Maharajgunj Medical campus, Nepal won the gold medal.
June 24, 2014Basic Suturing, knot tying and operation theatre management programme for interns was conducted on 24th June, 2014 with technical help from Ethicon. Dr.Ashok Ninan Oommen was the faculty for the programme.
June, 201427 out of 29 students passed the Final MBBS Part II examination conducted by Calicut University.There were 3 first classes.
June 26, 2014Internship for 2008 supplementary batch started on 26th June, 2014 with an orientation programme.
June 26 & 27, 2014College Arts festival 2014 “Rang De” was held on 26th and 27th April, 2014. Play back singer Mr.Sachin Warrier was the Chief Guest. 2011 batch won the first prize.
October 17, 2014RNTCP Institutional Core Committee Meeting was held on 17th October, 2014.
October 17, 2014Value Added Education Programme for 2014 MBBS Batch was held on 25.10.2014. Dr. Agnessamma Jacob, Prof and HOD of Pathology gave a talk on "Patient as a Human Being".
October 29, 20142010 Batch MBBS students Saranya P. and Malu Ajay got 2nd Prize and Akhila M.S. and Shilpa K.V. got 3rd Prize in the Stroke Quiz conducted by Kerala Association of Neurologists on 29.10.2014, the World Stroke Day.
October 30, 2014AIMSAAT (Amala Institute of Medical Sciences Alumni Association Thrissur) Day was celebrated on 30.10.2014. Teaching and non teaching staff, PG students, Interns and MBBS students presented variety entertainment programme.
October , 2014Teaching Staff visit the hostels daily as part of antiragging vigilance duty. Feedback from 1st year students was collected. No ragging has occurred or been reported.
November 3, 2014"Thousand days of a child", a project sponsored by catholic Health Association of India to provide free health care to 100 children in their first thousand days from the date of conception, was started in Amala.
November 9, 2014CME cum workshop on 'Basic Stapling Techniques' for PG students in General Surgery was organized by the department of General Surgery.
November , 2014Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Open House for 2012 MBBS Regular and Supplementary batches was held on 06.11.2014 and the same in respect of 2010 Regular Batch was held on 22.11.2014.
November 14, 2014Pedicon Dakshin 2014 - workshop on behavioural and developmental disorders in children was held.
Sensitization on Tuberculosis and RNTCP was organized by the Department of Community Medicine on 14.11.2014. Dr. Rathi O.V, District TB Officer gave the keynote address and Dr. DSA Karthikeyan WHO consultant for Kerala addressed the gathering.
November 15, 2014Amala Sports Fest 'Porattam' 2014 was held .
November 26, 2014College Students Council for 2014-15 was inaugurated ("IGNITIO").
November 29, 2014In the Value Added Education Programme for 2014 MBBS Batch held on 29.11.2014 Dr. Augustine Athappilly gave a talk on "Ethical Approach to Patients".
November 30, 2014SONOLIVECON 2014 - CME on contrast enhanced sonologicalliver imaging and guided prostate biopsy was conducted on 30.11.2014 by the Department of Radiodignosis.
CME on infections in Pregnancy was organized by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
December 1st, 20142009 Regular MBBS Batch started internship on 1st December 2014 with Orientation Programme.
December 1st, 2014Internship for 2009 Regular MBBS batch started .
December 1-3, 2014Hostel day celebrations were organised .
December 6th 20144. Alina V.Alexander and Glady Thomas of 2011 MBBS batch won the lst prize in the all Kerala World COPD Day quiz held .
December 15th 2014In the First MBBS university examination held in August 2014, 75 out of 100 students passed, 7 with distinction and 51 with first class. Their III semester classes started.
December 15th 20145. PTA meeting of 2011 MBBS Regular batch was held on 15.12.2014. Their performance in ENT, Ophthalmology and Community Medicine was discussed.
December 17th 2014Acupuncture Dept. was inaugurated by Mr. Jacob Job IPS, Commissioner of Police, Thrissur city .
December 19th 2014Advanced Audiology centre in the Dept. of ENT was inaugurated by Dr.Jameela Balan, Director of Health Services, Kerala .
December 19th 2014College Students Council organised Christmas celebration. Crib & carol singing competitions and variety entertainments marked the occasion.
Newly Joined Staff :1) Dr. Manoj Kumar A.P, Assistant Professor in the Department of General Surgery joined on 15th December, 2014.
2) Dr. Sourabh Radhakrishnan, Assistant Professor in the Department of General Medicine joined on 8th December, 2014.
3) Dr. Sharanabasavappa B.M, Senior Resident in the Department of General Medicine joined on 8th December, 2014.
4) Dr. Patel Sara Abdulaziz, Junior Resident in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology joined on 15th December, 2014.