BCMCH HOSTS ANNUAL SURGICAL CONFERENCE
The Annual CME of the ASI Kerala Chapter was held at the Believers Church Medical College Hospital, Thiruvalla from September 7-9 2018. The pre-CME Surgical Skills workshop was held on September 7, and was attended by around 40 postgraduate students & junior consultants. They received hands-on training on hand- sewn bowel anastomosis and stapler anastomosis as also in laparoscopic surgical skills.
Heads of Surgical departments and senior faculty and consultants from medical colleges and hospitals across Kerala led the scientific deliberations and teaching programmes. Various events including e-poster presentation and quiz were held as part of the CME. The inaugural function held on Saturday, September 8th was presided over by Dr. R.C. Sreekumar, Chairman ASI Kerala. Dr. George Chandy, Director, BCMCH was the chief guest. The Dr. M.L Dathan Memorial Endowment Oration was given by Dr. C Karthikeyan (Professor & HOD, SUT Medical College Trivandrum) on September 9