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News and Events in 2015

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January 6th 2015Graduation ceremony of 2008 batch of MBBS students was held on 06.01.2015. Dr.V.P.Gangadharan, Medical Oncologist, Lakeshore Hospital, Cochin was the Chief Guest.
January 11th 2015SOFTSKILL 2015, CME on extremity soft tissue sarcomas was organized by the Dept. of General Surgery on 11th January, 2015. The CME was conducted in association with Oncology dept. Dr.J.C.Bose, Oncologist of Madras Medical College delivered the Key Note Address.
April 1st 2015"ORMA NILAVU" book authored by Dr.P.S.Remani, Professor and HOD of OBG was released by Rev.Fr.Francis Kurissery, Director on 01.04.2015 at a function in Amala Chapel presided over by Rev.Fr.Julius Arakal CMI, Joint Director. Dr.Betsy Thomas, Prof. of OBG welcomed the gathering. Sri.Venmani Narayanan, Writer, Dr.Bhanumathy women of the year Award winner, Rev.Fr.Thomas Vazhakkala, Associate Director and Dr.M.R.Chandran, Principal offered felicitations. Dr.P.S.Remani proposed vote of thanks.
April 12th, 2015Dept. of Psychiatry conducted CME on Women's Mental Health. Dr. Shiny John, Associate Profesor welcomed the gathering. The CME was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Francis Kurissery, Director. Felicitations were offered by Rev. Fr. Thomas Vazhakkala, Associate Director and Dr. M.R. Chandran, Principal. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. S. Sreekumar, Prof. and HOD and Dr. James T.Antony chaired the sessions. Topics were presented by Dr. Shiny John, Dr. Anisha Nakulan, Dr. Vasudevan Namboodiri, Dr. Betsy Thomas, Dr. Sreenivasan and Ms. Niji Vijayan.
Newly Joined Staff :1) Dr.V.Gopakumar, Associate Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery joined on 12th January, 2015.
2) Dr.Ranjith Cheriyan Philip, Senior Resident in the Department of General Surgery joined on 9th February, 2015.
3) Dr.Jithin Eldo Paul, Senior Resident in the Department of General Surgery joined on 1st April, 2015.
4) Dr.K.K.Rajkumar, Senior Resident in the Department of General Surgery joined on 17th April, 2015.
5) Dr.S.Ammulu, Senior Resident in the Department of OBG joined on 17th April, 2015.
6) Dr.Joy Augustine, Professor in the Department of Pathology joined on 2nd May, 2015.
May 10th 2015CME on "All about optical coherence Tomography" was conducted by Dept. of Opthalmology at Amala on 10.5.2015 under the aegis of Thrissur Academy of Opthalmology. 40 delegates attended the CME.
June 2nd 2015In connection with the World Enviornment Day 'CLEAN AMALA NAGAR' programme was held at Amala Portico at 2 pm on 02.06.2015. Rev. Fathers,Sisters, Doctors and Staff and students participateed in the cleaning programme.
June 12th 2015'World Blood Donors Day' was celebrated on 12th June 2015. Mr. C. K. Ananthakrishnan, Additional District Magistrate, Thrissur inagurated the programmed.
June 22nd to 25th 2015 Hospital Infection Control Programme was organized from 22nd to 25 th june 2015. Poster presentation, Quiz competition and CME were held during these days.
June 28th 2015 Cardiology CME 2015-Timing RF and RHD was held on 28th June 2015.
July 10th to 14th 2015 Medical Exihibition -"Indiriya" was conducted in Amala Institute of Medical Sciences from July 10th to 14th. There were health awareness programmes,Academic discussions and cultural events.
July 24th 2015One day workshop for PG students on Research Methodology was conducted under the leadership of Dept.of Community Medicine on 24th July.
July 26th 201510th Amala Fucidin Dermatology Gold Exam was conducted on 26th July 2015. Dr. Sebastin Criton.V.J, Prof. and HOD of Dermatology welcomed the gathering. Dr Jaimini,Dermetologist from Colombo was the Cheif Guest.
July 28th 2015District Level Inaguration of IAP ORS week was done on 28.7.2015. Dr.V.K.Parvathy, Prof and HOD of Paediatrics welcomed the gathering. Dr.Sundharam President,IAP Thrissur Branch, presided over the function inagurated by Rev.Fr.Francis Kurissery, Director,Keynote address delivered by Dr.Ananda Kesavan, President,IAP, Kerala. Dr. C.R.Saju, Prof. and HOD of Community Medicine offered felicitation. Dr. Tanoj,Secratary, IAP, proposed vote of thanks. In the CME on diarrhoel diseases Dr. Shiji Joseph, Assit. Prof. of paediatric gave a talk of clinical manifestations & management and Dr.Catherine, Assist. Prof. of Community Medicine on prevention.
July 30th 2015Hospital work of Amala started at 7.30am on 30.07.2015 as a mark of respect to the late Sri. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Former President of India – Rev. Fathers, Sisters, Doctors and students took part in the prayer at the Chapel.
August 3rd 2015World Breast Feeding week celebration was held on 3rdAugust 2015. Panel discussion on the topic was followed by poster competition on the subject for medical students.
August 4th 2015Basic suturing, Knot-tying and operation theatre management programme for interns was conducted in the Dept. of Forensic Medicine on 4th August 2015 with the technical help from Ethicon. Dr. Asok Ninan Oommen was the Chief faculty.
August 12th 2015Nursing quiz in Neonatology was conducted by the Dept. of Paediatrics on 12.08.2015.
Dept. of Community Medicine arranged ‘Nanma 2015’ programme at Kaiparambu Panchayath to distribute Onam kit to local people. It was inaugurated by Sr.C.K.Ananthakrishnan (ADM, Thrissur). Mrs. Sophy Thomas (President, Kaiparambu Panchayath) offered felicitation.
September 8th 2015 Dept. of Community Medicine arranged ‘Nanma 2015’ programme at Kaiparambu Panchayath to distribute Onam kit to local people. It was inaugurated by Sr.C.K.Ananthakrishnan (ADM, Thrissur). Mrs. Sophy Thomas (President, Kaiparambu Panchayath) offered felicitation.
September 26th 2015Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BLS & ACLS) training programme was held on 26.09.2015 and 03.10.2015 by the Dept. of Anaesthesia.
September 27th 2015CME on 'Rheumatology in Daily Practice' was organised by the Dept. of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology on 27th September 2015. Prof. Dr. Debashish Danda from CMC Vellore was the Chief speaker.
October 3rd 2015Value Added Education programme for 2015 batch of MBBS students was held on 3rd October 2015. Dr. Augustine Athappilly, Assoc. Professor, Medicine gave a talk on Ethical approach to patient.
Newly Joined Staff:1) 1. Dr. Jenyz M.Mundodan, Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Community Medicine joined on 11.05.2015.
2) Dr. Jithin Joshy.K, Senior Resident in the Dept. of General Surgery joined on 18.05.2015.
3) Dr.Suresh Kumar A.C., Consultant in the Dept. of Nuclear Medicine joined on 20.05.2015.
4) Dr. Malini M.Bhattathiry, Assoc. Professor in the Dept. of Commu. Medicine joined on 01.06.2015.
5) Dr. Geo Paul A.J., Senior Resident in the Dept. of Medicine joined on 08.06.2015.
6) Dr.Reena Cherian, Senior Resident in the Dept. of Anaesthesiology joined on 15.06.2015.
7) Dr.Sujatha S.G., Senior Resident in the Dept. of Paediatrics joined on 15.06.2015.
8) Dr.Nisha K.Jose (Sr.Catherine CMC), Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Commu. Medicine joined on 16.06.2015
9) Dr.Lekha R.Nair, Assoc. Professor in the Dept. of Pathology joined on 17.06.2015.
10) Dr.Indu.K, Asst. Professor in the dept. of Radiodiagnosis joined on 26.06.2015.
11) Dr.M.Kesavan, Prof. & HOD in the Dept. of Anaesthesiology joined on 01.07.2015.
12) Dr.Ajith Jose, Asst.Professor in the dept. of ortho joined on 01.07.2015.
13) Dr.Tinju James, Asst. Professor in the dept. of Physiology joined on 03.08.2015.
14) Dr.Rony Jacob, Senior Resident in the dept. of Surgery joined on 03.08.2015.
15) Dr.Ershad, Senior Resident in the dept. of Anaesthesiology joined on 10.08.2015.
16) Dr.Mohammed Noufal.M, Senior Resident in the dept. of Radiodiagnosis joined on 01.08.2015.
17) Dr.Amanda Mohanan, Senior Resident in the dept. of Ophthalmology joined on 10.11.2015.