CONFERENCES

PONDICHERRY INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES

1 The department of Pharmacology conducted the II conference of the Indian Pharmacological Society (Pondicherry branch) on 26.04.2012.
2 “Ethics in Medical Practice” - jointly organized by PIMS & IMSA Puducherry Chapter on 12th August, 2012 at PIMS.
3 Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine (IAPSM,)Puducherry chapter,1st State level Conference 2012, 26th August, 2012.
4 "Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness and Response” CME SPONSORED BY ‘WHO’ for all postgraduates and final year MBBS students studying in Pondicherry. 25TH & 26TH September 2012.
5 Two Day Workshop on ‘Emergency Medicine’ for Assistant Professor and Nursing Faculty by a Team from Department of Emergency Medicine, CMC Vellore on 04.01.13 & 05.01.13.
6 On Day “Recent Advances ‘Quo Vadis’ by Guest Speakers” on 01.02.13
• “Uniquely Human Diseases” by Dr. Ajit Varki MD
• “Ripples of Life” by Dr. Sara Bhattacharji MBBS, MD
• “From Alice to Rafidia-How I travelled the world…” by Dr. Francis Nathan MBBS, FRACO, FRACS
• “Back to the Future” by Dr. Joshua S Premchandran MD, MSc (MR Physics)
• “Long term care of the renal transplant patient” by Dr. Matt Mathew M.D., M.A.M.S (Nephro)
• “My Life as a Shoe Leather Epidemiologist” by Dr. Utpala Bandy MD, MPH
• “Orthopedics in the UK” by Dr. Victor Babu MS (Ortho) FRCS (Gen) FRCS (Ortho)
• Can we reduce our risk of Alzheimer’s disease?” by Dr. Mary Ganguli MD, MPH, FRCP(C)
7 Conference on Tuberculosis-World TB Day Theme –‘Stop TB in my lifetime’ by Medical Education Unit on 22.03.13
8 "The Symposium on Deceased Donation- Moving forward – by Mohan Foundation on 15th June 2013".
9 Alumni CME on 01.08.2013(half day)
• Social Accountability in Medical Education by Dr. Thomas Chacko & Dr.Agnes Mathew
• Breaking Barriers-way to success by Dr. Santhosh, & Dr. Jackin moses
• Alternative Pathways by Dr. Kidev & Dr.Madhavan
10 RNTCP ZONNAL TASK FORCE, SOUTH II, 5th & 6th of September by Community Medicine Department(TNMC Credit Points).
11 PENTCON 13 by ENT as Live Otology surgery workshop – 21st & 22nd September 2013 by ENT department(TNMC Credit Points).
12 “TB-HIV CO-INFECTION –AN UPDATE” One day conference by Dept. of Microbiology & RNTCP.
13 State Task Force- 28th September2013(TNMC Credit Points).
14 PANDA November 2013 by Pediatrics/for PGs from all over (half day).
15 World Diabetes Day by General Medicine – whole day workshop and health check up combined with health education.
16 Cadaveric Workshop on Basic Spine Surgery (TNMC Credit Points, Hands on) by Orthopedics 22.11.2013.
17 CME on Patient Monitoring (TNMC Credit Points) by Anaesthesiology 01.12.2013.
18 12/7/14 – Half day Workshop for the Faculty from Preclinical Departments on “Mentoring” by Dr. Shobha K.L. & Mr. Anand K.M. from Melaka Manipal Medical College-Manipal.
19 Four day certification Programme on Laboratory Quality System & Internal Audit as per IS/ISO : 15189-2012 -  November 20 - 23, 2014.
20 One day workshop on efficient, quality assured data capture using Epidata by Department of Community Medicine on November 26, 2014.
21 CME on Stapled Gastro Intestinal Anastomotit Techniques and Science of Tissue Management by Department of General Surgery - 28th February, 2015.
22 The Department of Community Medicine conducted two days conferences on International Non Communicable Diseases -13th & 14th January, 2015 (TNMC Credit points)
23 Two days CReATE-PIMS Workshop on Bioethics for IEC Members of South and Western India by Department of Community Medicine  - 6th to 8th April, 2015 (TNMC Credit points)
24 Two days conference on PONCON 2015 by Department of Anaesthesiology - 31st October & 1st November, 2015 (TNMC Credit points)
25 Two days conference on MICROCON-2015 by Department of Microbiology  - 25th & 26th November, 2015 (TNMC credit points)
26 2nd International Seminar on Research for Prevention and Control of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) by Department of Community Medicine - 28th & 29th January, 2016 (TNMC credit points)
27 One day CME on Challenges in Tuberculosis Care in India by Department of General Medicine on 5th February, 2016 (TNMC Credit points)
28 One day Hands - on workshop on Immunofluorescence in Nephropathology and one day CME on Nephropathology by Department of Pathology - 4th & 5th March, 2016 (TNMC Credit points)
29 Microbiology – One day CME Restrict, Review and Renew Antibiotics – 22nd October, 2016
30 Community Medicine – 2 days workshop for efficient quality assured data capture using EpiData-an Open Access Tool – 4th & 5th November, 2016
31 First Workshop on Paediatric Airway Management Teaching Module by Departments of Paediatrics, Anaesthesia, ENT & Pediatric Surgery - 19th November, 2016 (TNMC Credit points)
32 Symposium on Acid Base and electrolyte disorders organized by Departments of Nephrology and Biochemistry in collaboration with Madras Medical Mission on 21st January, 2017 (TNMC Credit points)
33 Post Graduate Clinical Update 2017 organized by Department of General Medicine on 10th February, 2017 (TNMC Credit points)
34 CME cum workshop on “Clinical and Diagnostic Aspects of Fungal Infections” organized by Departments of Microbiology & Pathology held on 11th & 12th May, 2017 - 3 credit hours of Category 3 CME credits awarded
35 National Workshop on “Pharmacoeconomics” organized by Department of Pharmacology in Association with Indian Medical Pharmacologists Association (IMPA) on 16th & 17th June, 2017 - 4 credit hours of Category 3 CME credits awarded
36 Airway Update – 2017 organized by Department of Anaesthesiology in Association with Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists Puducherry State Branch on 18th June, 2017 - 2 credit hours of Category 3 CME credits awarded
37 3T training program in Bioethics Health Science Education Program of the UNESCO chair in Bioethics (Haifa) – 3 days workshop 10th to 12th April 2017
38 Training program on Laboratory Quality System & Internal Audit conducted by Health Education and Learning Protocol – 3rd to 5th May, 2017