Happenings

14

Sep2020

First Prize in the Poster Presentation

The Department of Psychiatry, KSHEMA, congratulates Dr Apurva Mittal, II year PG Resident, on securing the First Prize in the Poster Presentation at the Online National PG-CME Yen-Mind, conducted by Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore on 10th September 2020.

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05

Mar2020

"Biodosimetry - Perspectives on Current Trends"

The Central Research Laboratory, K.S.Hegde Medical Academy, organized a three-day National Workshop on "Biodosimetry - Perspectives on Current Trends" in association with the Karnataka Science & Technology Academy on 5th, 6th and 7th March, 2020 at the New Auditorium, ABSMIDS, Deralakatte. The aim of the workshop was to create awareness and interest among students, research faculty and the general public about radiation hazards and its management. Dr. Praveen Kumar Shetty welcomed the gathering; Dr Tarun Sekhri, Sc 'H', Director, INMAS-DRDO, Delhi inaugurated the ceremony and spoke on the current and future perspectives of Biodosimetry; Dr. Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Nitte ...

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14

Mar2020

CME / Symposium - Ear through Temporal Bone Dissection

The Department of Otorhinolaryngology along with the Department of Anatomy conducted a CME on Journey into the Ear - Understanding the Anatomy of the Ear through Temporal Bone Dissection on 14th March 2020. Dr Kishorechandra Prasad, HoD, ENT from Devaraj Urs Medical College, Kolar and Dr Ramakrishna Avadhani, Professor & Head, Department of Anatomy, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore were the resource persons.

Temporal bone dissection is mandatory for post graduate students of ENT. More than 90 delegates participated in the CME.

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04

Mar2020

CME / Symposium - ONCOPHARMACOLOGY

The Department of Pharmacology organized a CME / Symposium, "ONCOPHARMACOLOGY"  on 4th March 2020 at K S Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte, Mangaluru. The CME was inaugurated by Dr Amith Mirajkar, Vice Dean, KSHEMA. Dr Sachidananda Adiga M N, Professor, Pharmacology, KSHEMA spoke on "Recent Advances in Cancer Therapeutics - An overview". Dr Krishna Prasad, Consultant Medical Oncologist MIO, Mangaluru spoke on "Therapeutic Approach to Carcinoma of Breast" Dr. Guruprasad Bhat, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangaluru on "Medical Management of Carcinoma of the Lung" Dr. Rajesh, Consultant Hematologist, Yenepoya Medical College, Mangaluru on "Multiple Myeloma: An U...

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07

Mar2020

CME / Symposium - HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS 2020

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology organized a CME on "HIGH RISK OBSTETRICS 2020" on 7th March 2020 at Justice K.S Hegde Charitable Hospital Deralakatte, Mangaluru. The Chief Guest of the event was Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Nitte (Deemed to be University). Dr.Jayaprakash Shetty K, Vice Dean, KSHEMA, presided over the function. Speakers for the CME were Dr Prashant B, Haematologist KMC, Dr Chandrashekar Sorake, Gastroenterologist from KSHEMA, Dr Raghavendra Nayak, Nephrologist from A J Institute of Medical Sciences, Dr. Tarakeshwari S, Medical Director & Head, Fernandez Hospital and Dr Shrimathy Raman from Rangadore Memorial Hospital Bengaluru.

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27

Feb2020

Workshop - 3 day Train the Trainers program for the staff

The Department of Psychiatry, KSHEMA, organized a 3- day Train the Trainers program for the staff of Akhila Karnataka Jana Jagruthi Vedike, Belthangady from 27th to 29th February 2020. The program was inaugurated by the resource person for the day,Dr. P V Bhandary, Director, Dr. A V Baliga Memorial Hospital, Udupi who spoke on institution v/s community treatment approaches. Dr Satheesh Rao, HoD, Psychiatry welcomed everyone. Mr. Vivek Vincent Pais, Director/Secretary of Akhila Karnataka Jana Jagruthi Vedike spoke on the purpose and intention of organizing this training. Different topics were dealt by different resource persons through lectures, group activities, debate, quiz, role-play re...

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22

Feb2020

CME / Symposium - Curriculum Implementation Support Programme in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology

The Department of Forensic Medicine organized a CME / Symposium, "Curriculum Implementation Support Programme in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology" on 22nd February 2020 at the Medical Education Unit, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte.

The program was conducted along the lines of MEU workshops with appropriate group activities for better understanding of topics. Dr Prateek Rastogi spoke briefly on Competency Based Medical Education (CBME), Dr Nagesh KR and Dr Arun M demonstrated deriving of learning objectives and aligning Teaching-Learning methods with SLOs. Dr Nagesh KR a...

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25

Feb2020

An awareness program on cancer

The Department of Community Medicine KSHEMA in association with Sasihitlu Rural Health and Training Centre organized an awareness program on cancer on 25th February 2020 as part of the World Cancer Day. Dr. Rashmi Kundapur, Professor of Community Medicine, Dr.Indushekar Shetty, Medical Officer Sasihitlu RHTC and interns Jay Anam, Karan Khatri and Pranav Sunil were the Speakers.

The program focused on spreading awareness of cervical cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, oral cancer, liver and gastrointestinal cancer. Dr. Rashmi Kundapur spoke about early diagnosis & treatment and Dr Indushekar Shetty spoke about signs, symptoms and also early diagnosis of cancer. Intern Jay Anam spok...

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06

Feb2020

Preinternship orientation programme

The Medical Education Unit, Dept of Anaesthesiology and NUMEDSiM - K S Hegde Medical Academy conducted a three-day Pre internship Orientation Program at K S Hegde Medical Academy from 6th to 8th February, 2020. The program was inaugurated by Dr Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor of Nitte (Deemed to be University). Dr P S Prakash, Dean, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Dr Amrith Mirajkar, Vice Dean (Academics), Dr MS Hiremath, Medical Superintendent, Dr Sumalatha Shetty, I/C Head, Dept of Anaesthesiology and Dr Kishan Prasad HL, Coordinator of the Medical Education Unit were present.

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06

Jan2020

A visit to Nitte (Deemed to be University) by students of Public Health from University of Minnesota, USA

Students of Public Health from University of Minnesota, USA, were at Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru, on 6th January 2020, to be part of a two week-long student exchange program hosted by the Department of Public Health, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangaluru.

This program titled "Tribal Health and Rural India" will focus on understanding the healthcare requirements of tribals, tribal acculturation and envisioning tribal livelihood. Students will also be extensively exposed to the functioning of Indian public and private healthcare systems, programmatic components in tribal and rural India and the culture, livelihood and traditional practices of different tribes.

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07

Jan2020

Felicitation to Dr. Avinash Shetty by Nitte (Deemed to be University)

Dr. Avinash K. Shetty, Associate Dean for Global Health and Director of Global Health Education at Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA was felicitated at Nitte (Deemed to be University) on 7th January 2020. Dr Shetty is a Visiting Professor since 2003 and a key research collaborator responsible for securing NIH funded projects aimed at strengthening the capacity of biomedical scientists at K S Hegde Medical Academy.

At this ceremony, on behalf of Wake Forest School of Medicine, Dr. Shetty presented the 'Certificates of Recognition' to Dr. A Veena Shetty, Dr. Suchetha Kumari and Dr. Sanjeev Badiger for their role as Chief project collaborators at KSHEMA. The Chancellor of the Unive...

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