31st Annual Conference of Chapter of Anatomical Society of India
BCMCH hosted the 31st Annual Conference of Chapter of Anatomical Society of India held on January 12, 2019. The topics varied from small discussions led by the students of BCMC, to expert sessions conducted by eminent doctors (Dr. Sajith Kumar, Prof. & HOD, Dept. of Infectious Diseases, Govt. Medical College, Kottayam; Dr. Mathew P Daniel, Consultant Neurosurgeon, BCMCH; Dr. Anil Kumar Shivan, Consultant Neurologist, BCMCH; and Dr. Rani Nallathampy, Assistant Prof, Anatomy, BCMC). The inaugural address was delivered by Dr. B Ekbal, member of Kerala State Planning Board. During the inaugural session, Dr. Sarada Devi was honored as the senior most anatomist. K R Pandalai Memorial cash price was awarded to Ms. Ardra V B for securing the highest marks in the university anatomy exam of 1st Year MBBS held in August 2018. The lamp lighting ceremony was carried out by Dr. B Ekbal, Dr. George Chandy Matteethra, Director & CEO, BCMCH; Dr. John Valliattu, Associate Director, BCMCH; Dr. Ashu Mathai, Vice-Principal, BCMC; Dr. Suma Thomas, Prof. & HOD, Dept. of Anatomy, BCMC and Dr. Vijayamma.K.N, Prof. of Anatomy, BCMC.
The conference reinforced the role played by teachers of anatomy in shaping competent and compassionate doctors.