Annals of Amala

  • Women's Health Physiotherapy Unit inaugurated by l Dr. Betsy Thomas (Principal) at Department of Gynecology,Amala Medical College. (22-01-2024)

  • Dr.Anitha Wilson, Department of Community Medicine bagged The best PG desertion award (Dr. C R Soman Award) from all medical colleges in Kerala (30-03-2024)

  • 3.Amala Institute of Medical Science, Department of Psychiatry conducted a seminar as part of Bipolar Day celebration-Inaugurated by the Director , Rev.Fr.Julious Arackal CMI (25-03-2024)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Science has been accredited by NABL with 383 Laboratory Test ensuring top-Notch Healthcare standards. (06-03-2024)

  • Dr.Sunu Lazar Syriac (Principal Investigator) and Dr.Rackesh John and Team procuring the ICMR funded Multicenric randomised Controlled Trial for Amala (1.20 Crores) (12-02-2024)

  • Formation of Internal Compliane Committee (ICC) at Amala Medical College (22-02-2024)

  • Oxford Nanopore Sequencing Machine installed at Amala Medical College (19-02-2024)

  • Amala Hospital has started hom

  • Medicine Home delivery(within 10 Kms of Amala Hospital) started at Amala Institute of Medical Sciences,Thrissur (23-01-2023)

  • Amala Nursing College and Research Center has achieved the rare achievement of "A" grade from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) (24-01-2023)

  • National Health Mission District Manager Dr.U.R.Rahul inaugurated the first smart ward system in Thrissur Amala Medical College in Kerala (28-02-2023)

  • Special clinic for eye diseases and brain blindness in children at Amala Medical College,Thrissur inaugrated by Rev.Fr.Julious Arackal CMI., Director (06-03-2023)

  • Under the leadership of Amala Medical College Physiotherapy Department, in association with Association of People with Disability, 31 disabled persons were given wheelchairs free of charge. (18-03-2023)

  • Stem Cell Donor Drive system started at Amala Medical College, inaugrated by Rev.Fr.Julious Arackal CMI., Director (30-03-2023)

  • Radiation Machine True Beam Linear Accelerator 2.0 installed at Amala Medical

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences has been awarded NABH Accreditation by the Quality Council of India. (29-May-2022)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences has been awarded NABH Accreditation by the Quality Council of India. (05-10-2022)

  • The New MBBS batch with 100 students Amala Medical College was inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Julious Arackal CMI (Director) (30-11-2022)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences has been awarded Certificate of appreciation from Government of Kerala for providing medical care to the largest number of people in the state through Med (14-10-2022)

  • Rev.Fr. George Pius CMI Memorial Skill Lab inaugurated by Rev.Fr. Dr. Davis Panakal CMI, Devamata Provincial at Amala Medical College in loving memory of Rev.Fr. George Pius, founder of Amal (07-12-2022)

  • Evening OP started at Amala Institute of Medical Sciences for the convenience of patients (08-12-2022)

  • On the occasion of Padma Bhushan Fr. Gabriel Chiramel CMI 108th birth anniversary, 108 people, including doctors, nurses, student

  • A knowledge exchange programme between department of Dermatology of the college and Dowling Dermatology club, UK was organised. (February 22)

  • The New OP system with centralised AC of the Department of Medical Oncology and Haematology was inaugurated by Shri. A C Moideen, Hon’ble Minister for Local Administration. (February 28)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences has been awarded NABH Accreditation by the Quality Council of India. (January 12)

  • Dr.Betsy Thomas, Prof. & HOD of OBG took charge as the new Principal of Amala Medical College. (April 10)

  • South India’s first MRI HD-28 scan in the Department of Radiodiagnosis was inaugurated by the Director, Fr.Francis Kurissery CMI. (October 9)

  • Dr.Raghavan P., Professor,Department of Anesthesiology took charge as the Head of the Department. (October 16)

  • Dr.Shiny John, Professor, Department of Psychiatry took charge as the Head of the Department. (October 18)

  • “Padma Bhushan Fr.Gabriel Chiramel CMI Foundation” was inaugurated at Devamatha Public School, Thrissur by Justice Kurian Joseph, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. (April 28)

  • Amala Medical College Hospital has been granted NABH accreditation w.e.f 16th September, 2018, valid for 3 years. (September 16)

  • ‘Amala Hospital Day-2017’ was celebrated on February 16, 2017.As part of the celebrations, there was Holymass in Amala Chapel at 11.30am. (February 16)

  • Amala Medical College organized “DOUBLE DRIBBLE’17” (an intermedicos Basketball tournament) on April 7th and 8th, 2017. (April 7&8)

  • Padma Bhushan Rev.Fr.Gabriel Chiramel CMI, the great founder of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, passed away at 6.30 pm on 11.5.17 (May 11-13)

  • PG Classes of 2017-18 batch was officially inaugurated by Rev. Fr.Francis Kurissery CMI, Director, AIMS. 37 PG Students were present for the function. (June 1)

  • Doctors’day -17 was celebrated on 01-07-17 at lecture hall No.4 of Amala Medical College. (July 1)

  • Dept. of Community Medicine organized a one day workshop on ‘Thesis Protocol Development’ for 1st year PG students. (July 5)

  • MD Pulmonary Medicine seat was granted recognition by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India. (July 15)

  • National Conference of Obstetrics & Gynaecology YUVAFOGS

  • DCH Recognition (2 Seats) Report of the minutes of post graduate Medical education Committee of MCI was received from the MCI website (No.MCI 4(3)|2016-Med) on October 7,2016. (October 7)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences witnessed pre-Conference Workshop (January 21)

  • Amala Hospital Day – 16 (January 30)

  • The Graduation Ceremony of 3rd batch M. Sc. Nursing Students and 7th Batch BSc. Nursing Students was held at 3.00pm in Amala Auditorium. Chief Guest: Dr. Babu Sebastian, Hon’ble Chancellor, M (February 4)

  • World T.B Day (March 22)

  • PG Classes (2016-17 Batch) were officially inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Francis Kurissery CMI, Director, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences. (May 31)

  • As part of World Environmental Day Celebrations, ‘Butterfly Park’ was inaugurated in the medicinal garden of Amala Ayurveda Hospital by Dr. P.S. Easa, Former Director, KFRI. (June 4)

  • World Environment Day Celebrations (June 10)

  • As part of World Blood Donor Day’ Amala Institute of Medical Sciences conducted Blood

  • The graduation ceremony of the 6th batch of MBBS students (2008 batch) at 5.30 PM. (January 6)

  • Social Work department of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences organized one day national conference 'ALMONERS - 2015' on the topic "Strategies and reflective practice on professional social w (February 10)

  • As a part of 'WORLD DAY OF THE STICK', Blood donation Camp was conducted at Amala Institute of Medical Science. The Camp was inaugurated by Bishop Odon Marie Arsene (Archbishop of Tana). (February 12)

  • WORLD TB DAY (March 24)

  • Amala Chapel witnessed the Book release function of 'ORMA NILAVU' authored by Dr. P. S Remani (HOD, Obstetrics or Gyaecology, AIMS). (April 08)

  • An educational session on Trauma Care was conducted at 2.30 PM. The inauguration and speech on Trauma care was done by Prof. Gerd Regel (HOD, Orhtopaedics and Traumatology, Rosenheim Hospital (April 13)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences organized 'DOUBLE DRIBBLE 2015'. (May 15)

  • The bust of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara was installed in fr

  • Value Added Education: Rev. Fr. Jose Panthaplamthottiyil CMI, Prior General, delivered a talk on "Spiritual Quotient" as part of the value-Added Education talk series. (January 17)

  • Double Dribble 2014 - Fr. Jose Sales Memorial Basket Ball Tournament was held. Amala Medical College boys and girls won the championship. Shri. Rajan Pallan, the Honourable Mayor of Thrissur (January 24 & 25)

  • Amala Medical College News Magazine 'Reflections' prepared by the students was released by Rev. Fr. Walter Thelappilly CMI, Director at 1.30 PM. (March 7)

  • Amala unit of EBAK (Eye Bank Association, Kerala) was inaugurated, in the chapel. The Director, Rev. Fr. Walter Thelappilly CMI, inaugurated the function. The unit is started here by LF Hospi (March 29)

  • Rev.Fr. Francis Kurissery CMI, Joint-Director, was appointed as Director of Amala Instituite of Medical Sciences. (May 15)

  • As part of World Schizophrenia Day, the Department of Psychiatry organized a poster competition. An awareness program was also conducted as pa

  • Double Dribble 2013 - Fr.Jose Sales Memorial Basket ball Tournament was held on 8th and 9th February 2013. Amala Medical College Boys won the Championship among 8 teams. Girls team came secon (February 8 & 9)

  • The statue of Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, founder of CMI religious congregation, was blessed by Rev. Dr. Paul Achandy CMI, Provincial. The statue was installed in front of the Medical Co (May 17)

  • Amala Dermatology Gold Medal Examination: Dr. Merin Paul Pittappilly, MD student in Govt. Medical College, Kottayam won the Gold Medal. It was awarded by Dr. P Rajendran, Vice Chancellor, Ker (June 20)

  • Inauguration of Amala Jyothis (ICTC) was done by Dr. V V Venus, (DMO, Thrissur) » The Department of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology was inaugurated by Smt. M S Jaya IAS, Thrissur Distric (July 17)

  • First year PG Classes (2013 Batch) started. 36 students spread over 15 specialities joined the course. (July 31)

  • MBBS (11th Batch) classes started. (August 12)

  • DM Cardiology course with an intake o

  • Value Added Education Programme Presentation topic Art of Medicine by Dr. Varunny Mechery, former faculty, Kingstone Medical College, West Indies (January 11)

  • Double Dribble 2012 Fr. Jose Sales Memorial Basket Ball Tournament was held. Amala Medical College Boys and Girls team won the championship (February)

  • Value Added Education Programme Presentation. Topic: "Making A Better Doctor in Amala Campus" by Dr. K R Antony, former Director, State Health Resource Centre, Chattisgarh (February 22)

  • Value Added Education Programme Presentation. Topic: "Curriculum for Living Confidence building initiative" by Land Mark Group (March 17)

  • Talk on Living Anatomy by Dr. Laly Alex, Associate Prof. of Radiodiagnosis, Karakkonam Medical College (March 24)

  • Number of PG Seats increased to 30 in 2012 with MCI Sanctioning 4 seats in MD Anaesthesiology, 2 seats in MD Biochemistry and 1 seat each in MD Pulmonary Medicine, MD Psychiatry and MD Radio (May 29)

  • 7th Dermatology Gold Medal Exam Dr. Lakshmi (Kottayam Medical C

  • Double Dribble 2011 Fr. Jose Sales Memorial Basket Ball Tournament was conducted (February 3)

  • Amala Medical College won Dr. Benjamin Pulimood Memorial football tournament conducted in Amala (March)

  • Rev. Fr. Paul Achandy was elected Provincial (April 7)

  • 10 PG courses in 8 specialities - Medicine, Surgery, OBG, Paediatrics, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Community Medicine and Pathology started. Total intake in PG - 21 students (May 2)

  • Rev. Fr. Walter Thelappilly was appointed as Director of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur (May 22)

  • The first campus short film Iniyum Parayathirunnathu was released ,College magazine 2011 - Iniyum Parayathirunnathu was released by Director Rev. Fr. Walter Thelappilly CMI (October)

  • Students of 2007 & 2008 batches won 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in Diabetes Quiz, World COPD Day Quiz, and third South India Ophthalmology Quiz (November)

  • CME Programme on Neurological and Neurosurgical Emergencies was organized by Neurosurgery Department (November 20)

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  • Graduation ceremony of First batch of MBBS students was conducted. Dr. K Mohandas, Vice Chancellor of Kerala University of Health Sciences was the Chief Guest and Mar Andrews Thazath, Arch Bi (January 23)

  • Mar Theophilos Inter Medical Basket Ball Tournament held at Pushpagiri Medical College. Our women team won the title. Mens team came runner up (March 20)

  • Rev. Fr. Jose Sales Memorial Basket Ball tournament was conducted (March 26)

  • Inaugural Double Dribble 2010, Fr. Jose Sales Memorial Basket Ball Tournament was conducted (March 25 & 26)

  • Glaucoma clinic was inaugurated by Dr. Alosius, Dy. DMO Thrissur (April 26)

  • The new batch of students is affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences(KUHS) (September 9)

  • Amala Staff and Students Health Clinic was established » The first campus music video Apoorvam was released (November 1)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences Alumni Association Thrissur (AIMSAAT) was formed and registered under Societies Registration Act (December 1)

  • Graduation Ceremony

  • Students Welfare Cell was formed (February 12)

  • Permanent recognition was granted to Amala Medical College by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India (May)

  • Amala Oration cum Award Day. Padmavibhushan Dr. G Madhavan Nair, ISRO Chairman was the Chief Guest. Medals and certificates were distributed to the toppers of MBBS 2003 Batch (May 7)

  • College Magazine IDAM released by Sri. P V Krishnan Nair, Former Secretary, Kerala Sahithya Academy (June 4)

  • Alcoholics Annonymous was established in Amala (July 18)

  • New Medical ICU was inaugurated by Revenue Minister Sri. Rajendran (October 3)

  • Amala Psoriasis Foundation was inaugurated by Health Minister Sreemathy Teacher (October 30)

  • Sanjeevani (Drugs bank), a venture initiated and operated by students to help the needy and the poor was inaugurated by Prof. P Chandramohan, the Honorable Vice Chancellor of Kannur Universit (January 25)

  • REFLECTIONS (Quarterly News Magazine) was released by Mr. Kuriakose, Chief Coordinating Editor, Malayala Manorama (February 29)

  • Basket Ball Court was opened with an inaugural match (March 6)

  • Second issue of college magazine SANGUIS was released in a grand function presided by the film actor Mr. V K Sreeraman (March 10)

  • The inaugural Value Added Education lecture was delivered by Rev. Dr. Francis Alapatt (March 28)

  • Fr. George Pius was elected as provincial of CMI Devamatha Province, Thrissur (April 17)

  • Fr. Dr. Paul Achandy was appointed as Director of Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur (May 19)

  • Newly started Rural Health Centre at Kallore started functioning under the control and supervision of Dept. of Community Medicine (September)

  • Former President, Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam interacte

  • College students council was established (February)

  • Parent Teacher Association was formed (March 17)

  • College recorded the best results (98%) in the First MBBS (2006) examination (August)

  • New Block blessed by Mar. Jacob Thoomkuzhy, Arch Bishop of Trichur and Inaugurated by Dr. Anbumany Ramadoss, Hon. Union minister for Health (April 10)

  • Rev. Fr. Francis Kurissery was appointed as Joint Director (June 25)

  • ISO Certification 9001:2000 (September)

  • College of Nursing started (November)

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences started (August 1)

  • Medical College started (September)

  • Blessing of Medical college building by Mar. Jacob Thoomkuzhy, Arch Bishop of Thrissur in the presence of Sri. A K Antony, Chief Minister of Kerala (September 27)

  • Dialysis Unit started (December 2)

  • Blood Component Separation Unit inaugurated (May 8)

  • Phoenix Cobalt Therapy Unit started (September 10)

  • Bethanygram started (May 19)

  • C T Scan started (November)

  • Rev. Fr. George Pius appointed as Director (April)

  • Pharmacy Production Unit started (January 10)

  • Homoeopathy Wing started (April 25)

  • Rev. Fr. Walter Thelappilly appointed as Joint Director (June 30)

  • Theraton 780 Cobalt unit installed (November)

  • Ayurvedic Hospital started (March 19)

  • Cancer Research Centre started (August)

  • Nursing School started (January 1)

  • Gammarex-R Rotational Teletherapy Unit Installed (September 8)

  • Blessing of the hospital by Mar. Joseph Kundukulam, Bishop of Trichur (March 25)

  • Shri. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, President of India, formally inaugurated the Hospital (April 25)

  • Rev. Fr. Gabriel appointed as Director (September)

  • CMI Congregation takes over the Trusteeship (August 16)

  • Shri V V Giri, President of India, laid the foundation stone (April 13)

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  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences has been awarded Certificate of appreciation from Government of Kerala for providing medical care to the largest number of people in the state through Med (14-10-2022)