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The Academy conducts activities every Wednesday from 4-5 pm. Following are the activities held.


Topic: “Eye Donation - Facts and Myths”


Topic: “Symposium on Early Breast Cancer”

1) Role of surgery in Early Breast Cancer.

Presenter: Dr. Tushar Parmeshwar, PG, Surgery

2) Where, when and how to give chemotherapy in Early Breast Cancer.

Presenter: Dr. Deepika Malik, PG, Radiotherapy

3) Is addition of adjuvant Radiotherapy beneficial in Early Breast Cancer?

Presenter: Dr. Ashok Singh, PG, Radiotherapy


1) Topic: “Visual Evoked Potential: An Imperative Neurophysiological Tool”

Presenter: Dr. Ruchi Kothari, Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology, MGIMS

2) Topic: “Pattern reversal Visual Evoked Responses in Schizophrenia”

Presenter: Dr Sneh Babhulkar, Senior Resident, Department of Psychiatry, MGIMS


In the context of Breast cancer awareness month a guest lecture was organized on

Topic: “Changing Paradigm in Breast Cancer Management”

Guest Speaker: Dr. Ajay Mehta, a renowned Onco-surgeon and Director, Central India Cancer Institute, Nagpur

02 /12 /2015

Presentations on “OSTEOPOROSIS” from the PGs of Department of Orthopedics, MGIMS


1. Introduction and Epidemiology of Osteoporosis

Presenter: Dr. Gopal Verma

2. Role of Bone Mineral Density and Vitamin D in osteoporosis

Presenter: Dr. Anil Godara

3. Osteoporotic fragility fractures

Presenter: Dr. Ankur Kariya

4. Prevention strategies and management of osteoporosis

Presenter: Dr. Akshay Phadke


Topic: Why, how and what of Bicycling

Guest Speaker: Mr. Aniruddha Raich



Topic: Road Safety Awareness

Guest Speaker: Mr. Shrikant Gudadhe,

Team Leader of a self funded NGO named “JAN AKROSH” at Nagpur


Presentations from undergraduate medical students of 2013 batch in the Closing ceremony of ROME camp (7 presentations)


Presentations from the Department of Anatomy, MGIMS


1. Genomics in Medicine: An overview with special reference to male infertility

Presenter: Dr. AK Pal, Professor, Anatomy

2. Teratogenicity of acyclovir in developing chick embryo

Presenter: Pradeep Bokariya, Assistant Professor, Anatomy


Presentations from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MGIMS

Topic: Maternal Near Miss: How good we are and how bad we are?


Dr. Poonam Verma Shivkumar, Prof. & Head, Dept of OBGY, MGIMS

Dr. Neha Gangane, PG, OBGY

Dr. Anupam Chaurasia, PG, OBGY

Dr. Akanksha Suman, PG, OBGY

Dr. Prachi Choudhari, PG, OBGY


1. Surgical Anatomy of urinary system

Presenter: Dr. Tushar Parmeshwar

Post graduate student, Dept. of Surgery, MGIMS, Sevagram

2. Refluxing Ureter

Guest Speaker: Dr. Bindey Kumar

Prof & Head, Paediatric Surgery, AIIMS, Patna, Bihar


Topic: “Symposium on Lessons from Ebola”

1) Epidemiology of Ebola

Presenter: Dr. Snehal Kasare, PG, Dept of Community Medicine

2) Management of Ebola

Presenter: Dr. Rashmi Gode, PG, Dept of Community Medicine

3) Preventing the next Pandemic

Presenter: Dr. Anuj Mundra, PG, Dept of Community Medicine

4) Mobilizing the community for Ebola

Presenter: Dr Sourav Goswami, PG, Dept of Community Medicine


Presentations from the Department of Anaesthesia, MGIMS, Sevagram.

Theme: “American Heart Association (AHA) - 2015 update on "Cardiac Arrest during Pregnancy"

1) Applied Physiology relevant to resuscitating a pregnant patient.

Presenter: Dr. Arjun Verma, PG, Dept. of Anaesthesia

2) AHA 2015 recommendation on Basic Life Support (BLS) for pregnant patient in cardiac arrest.

Presenter: Dr. Arjun Verma, PG, Dept. of Anaesthesia

3) AHA 2015 recommendation on Advanced Life Support (ACLS) for pregnant patient in cardiac arrest.

Presenter: Dr. Akanksha Meshram, PG, Dept. of Anaesthesia


Topic: Hospital Management:

The role of Good Hospital Design

Guest Speaker: Prof. J. M. Dave, Honorable member of Kasturba Health Society


Topic: “Symposium on Delirium”

1) Case Vignette of Delirium and Investigations therein.

Presenter: Dr. Urvashi Jain, PG, Medicine

2) Signs & Symptoms in Delirium

Presenter: Dr. Sneh Babhulkar, PG, Psychiatry

3) Management of Delirium

Presenter: Dr. Aditi Jain, PG, Psychiatry


In the context of International Women’s Day, Academy of Medical Sciences, Dept. of Radiotherapy and Sanjeevani - Life Beyond Cancer organized an awareness program for cancer in women and felicitated some esteemed women and cancer survivors alongwith presentations on the

Topic: “Creating Awareness about cancer in women”

1. Cervical Cancer: Awareness & Prevention.

Presenter: Dr. Manjiri Podder

Faculty, Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology, MGIMS

2. Causative factors for cervical and breast cancer

Presenter: Dr. Manjula MV

Faculty, Dept. of Radiotherapy, MGIMS


Topic: “Using stories to teach”

Guest Speaker: Dr. Carmi Margolis, Medical Educationist, Ben Gurion University, Israel

M.D., M.A. (Education Psychology)


Presentations of post graduate students from the Department of Forensic Medicine, MGIMS

1. Mysterious mutilated decomposed body with distorted features. – a Spot PM Examination reveals crime.

Presenter: Dr. Toshal Wankhade

2. Mutilated segments in piece meal – Need for reconstruction and a positive opinion in a heinous crime. Honour killing???

Presenter: Dr. Ashish Salankar

3. Human Organ Transplantation Act: New Amendments

Presenter: Dr. Ashish Salankar


A special session of Academy of Medical Sciences in commemoration of the World Tuberculosis Day 2016 was hosted at MGIMS, Sevagram in SN Hall. World TB Dayis an annual event designed to build public awareness about the causes as well as precautions of TB. The theme for this year was " Unite to End TB".

The session included following presentations:

1. Find TB: Newer TB diagnostics: need of the hour

Dr. Rahul Narang, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology

2. Treat TB: Tuberculosis – Pulmonary & Extra -Pulmonary

Dr. Ajay Lanjewar, Associate Professor, Dept of TB & Chest Medicine

3. Working together to Eliminate TB:

Dr. Abhay Ambilkar, Asstt. Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine


Final presentation round of seminars of Academy of Basic Medical Sciences, MGIMS

Six undergraduate students of first MBBS 2015 Batch presented as follows:

1. Ankita Fulzele Appendix (Anatomy)

2. Shambhavi Chowdhary Stretch Reflex (Physiology)

3. Mehak Saini Jaundice (Biochemistry)

4. Divya Dixit Arterial Supply of Heart (Anatomy)

5. Shubhra Chhazed Auditory Pathway & Associated Defects (Physiology)

6. Priyanka Joshi DNA Damage & Repair (Biochemistry)

The 1st runner up was Priyanka Joshi, 2nd runner up was Shambhavi Chowdhary and the winner was Shubhra Chhazed

06/ 04/2016

World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April every year to mark the anniversary of WHO’s founding in 1948. Each year a theme is selected that highlights a priority area of public health concern in the world. A multi disciplinary PG symposium in the context of World Health Day was organized by the Academy in its commemoration on the theme of the year "BEAT DIABETES"

1. Recent advances in treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

Presenter: Dr. Piyush Kodgirwar, PG, Dept. of Medicine

2. Burden of diabetes in India & the world and

Approaches for prevention

Presenter: Dr. Pranali Kothekar, PG, Dept. of Community Medicine

3. Diabetic Foot

Presenter: Dr. Mekhla, PG, Dept. of Surgery

4. Diabetic Retinopathy

Presenter: Dr. Nupur Dahake, PG, Dept of Ophthalmology

08 /04 /2016

Topic of Guest Talk:

“Importance of Sexual History in the Practice of Medicine”

Guest Speaker: Prof. Alberto Dominguez Bali

Leading Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Professor-Emeritus at Florida International University, Director, Miami Center for Obstetrics & Gynecology and Human Sexuality, Florida

13 /04 /2016

The final oral presentation round of the prestigious Sushrut awards 2016 for the best PG thesis project for this year was conducted under the aegis of MGIMS Academy of Medical Sciences.

A total of 20 entries were received for the awards. They were sent in a group of 5 synopses per evaluator to a panel of illustrious reviewers comprising of

Dr. MR Shende, Prof. & Head, Dept. of Anatomy, MGIMS

Dr. Surekha Tayade, Professor, Dept. of Obs & Gyne, MGIMS,

Dr. Kalyan Goswami, Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, MGIMS,

Dr. DG Dambhare, Associate Professor, Dept. of Community Medicine

On the basis of scores obtained by the contestants out of max. 100 points as per standard evaluation format, six topmost enteries were selected for the final presentation round.

The finalists who presented their synopsis in the Academy were:

1. Dr. Urvashi Jain, Dept. of Medicine

Topic: Predictors of mortality and 30 day disability in patient admitted with acute incident stroke

2. Dr. Shabana Ahmed, Dept. of Pathology

Topic: Utility of p16INK4a staining on cell blocks prepared from

residual liquid /based cervicovaginal material

3. Dr. Shweta Singh, Dept. of Ophthalmology

Topic: Endothelial cell loss measured by specular microscopy in patients undergoing cataract surgery - a comparative study between manual small incision cataract surgery and phacoemulsification.

4. Dr. Gunjan Dalal, Dept. of Medicine

Topic: Diagnostic accuracy of serum adenosine deaminase in detecting pulmonary tuberculosis.

5. Dr. Abhijeet Golhar, Dept. of Medicine

Topic: Awareness and Health Care seeking behaviour for Newborn Danger Signs among Mothers in Rural area of a district in Maharashtra.

6. Dr. Swati Jarole, Dept. of Community Medicine

Topic: Assessment of effect of Early Childhood Development interventions on child feeding practices including responsive feeding and nutrition status of 6 to 35 months old children.

Their presentations were adjudged by three eminent Judges.

1. Dr. OP Gupta, Emeritus Professor, Medicine

2. Dr. PS Nagpure, Prof. & Head, ENT

3. Dr. Satish Kumar, Prof. Biochemistry

The Result of the Sushrut awards 2016 is as follows:

Winner - Dr. Urvashi Jain

PG student, Department of Medicine, MGIMS Sevagram

Runner - Dr. Gunjan Dalal

PG student, Department of Medicine, MGIMS, Sevagram


An Update on Influenza organized by Mahatma Gandhi Institute Of Medical Sciences, Academy of Medical Sciences, Dept. of Microbiology, Indian Medical Association, Wardha and Influenza Foundation of India.

Introduction to the Theme of Update by

Dr. Mrs. P. Narang Ma’am, Director Prof,

Dept. of Microbiology, MGIMS, Sevagram

Keynote Address by Chief Guest

Dr. Prof. Anil K Prasad,

Chairman, Influenza Foundation of India,

Former Prof.& HOD, Respiratory Virology, V. Patel Chest Institute, Delhi

Clinical Presentation & Management

Dr. Shantanu Chavan

Secretary, Indian Medical Association, Wardha

Laboratory Diagnosis

Dr. Mrs. P. Narang

Director Prof, Dept. of Microbiology, MGIMS,

Member – EB, IFI

Epidemiology & Prophylaxis

Dr. Ranjan Choudhury

Asstt. Prof. Dept. of Community Medicine

Dr. Ruchi Kothari, Secretary Academy of Medical Sciences, MGIMS co-ordinated and anchored the programme.

Dr. Vijayshree Deotale, Prof. & Head, Dept.of Microbiology, MGIMS delivered the vote of thanks.

20 /04 /2016

Dr. Sushila Nayar Memorial Award for UG Research 2016 was organized by Team AMS 2015-16 and Team of Medical Education Unit. There were a total of 10 presentations from MBBS students of our college.

1 Akshay Yadav

Topic: Tinea Capitis among Primary School Children: A Clinicomycological Study in a Rural Hospital in Central India

2 Anagha Potharkar

Topic: Microbiological Profile of Ventilator associated pneumonia in the Intensive care units in a tertiary care Hospital in Central India

3 Chetna Periwal

Topic: Assessment of Visual Evoked Potentials during pregnancy / a normative study

4 Kehkashan Sidiqqui

Topic: Comparison of demographic and clinical features in Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Non /JE cases of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) among children in a rural hospital in Wardha district

5 Prathamesh Patharikar

Topic: Comparison of Universal Sample Processing (USP) method and the N /acetyl /L /cysteine (NALC) method for the diagnosis of Tuberculosis

6 Shiva Manwatkar

Topic: Patient delay among women with breast cancer in rural India

7 Shreya Rasania

Topic: Self /medication among medical and para /medical students

8 Shruti Pansare

Topic: Impact of pre /operative education on post /operative recovery in patients undergoing elective Hysterectomy

9 Srushti Jadhav

Topic: Exploring association between household complementary feeding initiation practices and feeding behaviour in children 24 /36 months /a case control study

10 Sahitya Rao

Topic: Study for exploration of efficacy of piperidine derivatives against Brugiamalayi, by in vitro and bioinformatics study as a valid anti /filarial candidate

The judges for the award session were Dr. Kalyan Goswami, Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry, MGIMS and Dr. Praveen Khairkar, Dept. of Psychiatry, MGIMS

The winner of the award was Prathamesh Patharikar and the Runner up was Shiva Manwatkar

08 /06 /2016

Presentations related to awareness about Alcohol and Tobacco Addiction by the “White Coat Army” constituted by MBBS students of MGIMS.

21 /09 /2016

Session on the elimination of a highly infectious viral disease Poliomyelitis, often called “Polio” or infantile paralysis caused by the poliovirus

Topic: Polio Eradication & Acute Flaccid paralysis

Guest Speaker: Dr. SR Thosar, Surveillance Medical Officer, National Polio Surveillance Project, Akola

Topic: Routine Immunization

Guest Speaker: Dr. Raj Gahlot, District Reproductive and Child Health Officer, (DRCHO) Wardha

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