Academy of Medical Sciences
The Academy conducts activities every Wednesday from 4-5 pm. Following are the scheduled activies for 2014-15.
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
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
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