11th IAP Post Graduate Quiz – 2017

The Department of Pediatrics has organised the 11th IAP Post Graduate Quiz – 2017 on…..

Date : 06.09.2017
Time : 12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Venue : Kadamba Hall (College Auditorium)
Event : “11th IAP POST GRADUATE QUIZ – 2017”.



The 11th IAP Divisonal Round Post Graduation Quiz was successfully conducted on 06.09.2017, by
Dr. R.Prema, Prof of Pediatrics, RRMCH and Divisional Coordinator of the quiz by Central IAP.

A total of 21 colleges were invited to participate. Elimination round was conducted on the same day that is 06.09.2017 between 12 to 1 pm. 5 teams were selected for the final round which was conducted between 2 pm to 4 pm. St. Johns team was the winner of this quiz. The second and third place was secured by Rajarajeswari Medical College and Baptist Hospital Postgraduates respectively.

Saturday Clinical Update: Dept. of General Medicine

The weekly clinical update by the department of General Medicine will be held in college Auditorium on 26th August 2017 at 9:30 AM. All Faculty members, PG’s and UG’s are requested to attend the same.


Speaker : Dr. Mohan K Rao– Endocrinologist.


The Department of Ophthalmology has organised a Awareness Program on…..

Date : 30.08.2017
Time : 02:30 pm to 03:30 pm
Venue : Kadamba Hall (College Auditorium)
Speaker : Dr. Shivakumar. M., Professor and Dr. Garima. (PG)

Awareness programme on the occasion of 32nd Eye donation Fortnight

Eye donation fortnight awareness programme was conducted on 30th August 2017, between 2.30pm to 3.30pm at Kadamba Hall, RRMC&H with the theme of “A Gift of Sight”. Dr. M. Shivakumar, Professor of Ophthalmology gave the introductory remark by explaining about Eye donation and the aims and objectives of Eye donation. He explained the theme for 2017 Eye donation fortnight “A Gift of Sight”. We began the day with a talk on eye Donation by Dr. Garima Bali JR. This was followed by the distribution of Eye donation forms to encourage for eye donation registration at our Rajarajeswari Eye bank. It was concluded with vote of thanks and high tea.

Inauguaral CME & Nutrition Exhibition.

The Department of Pediatrics has organised a Inaugural CME & Nutrition Exhibition.

Date : 08.09.2017
Time : 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Venue : Kadamba Hall (College Auditorium)
Speaker : Dr.Prasanna Kumar, Dr. Sanjay Reddy, Dr.Prema, and Dr. Sushma Ravi

ALL Teaching Staff , Non teaching Staff , Inters, PG’s, UG’s are cordially invited.

Center for Diabetes in Children was inaugurated at the pediatric OPD block of RRMCH on 8/9/17. This centre caters to all children with diabetes with a multidisciplinary approach. This centre provides free insulin, glucometer and glucometer strips on a regular basis for underprivileged children with TIDM. It gives an opportunity to monitor the compliance to medication for all children. The centre also impacts education towards management of diabetes along with nutritional advice. This is a part of the project named “Changing Diabetes in Children” which is a global initiative. The centre at RRMCH is named as Rajarajeswari’s centre for Diatbetes in Children (RCDIC) which will be coordinated by Dr. R.Prema.

The Chairman A.C. Shanmugam has not left any stone unturned in providing services to the poor and needy and this adds another feather to his cap. Similarly last year Human Milk Bank, the first of its kind in Karnataka was opened to cater the needs of neonates till the mothers can recover enough milk.

To commemorate the opening of this centre, Department of Pediatrics, RRMCH, has organized a CME on changing diabetes in children helping all doctors understand the detailed and latest management of such children. Also an elaborate nutritional exhibition which throws much light and knowledge on nutritional aspects of TIDM including carbohydrate counts and glycemic index which is apt for today’s modern children’s lifestyle was displayed. This impacted practical knowledge of eating the right food. During CME our chairman Sri A.C. Shanmugham has promised to provide infrastructure and investigations including treatment for underprivileged children with Type 1 diabetes in pediatric ward.

The program was huge success with more than 200 doctors attending and the awareness of nutrition imbibed by them.

Dr. Adarsh E
Prof and HOD
Department of Pediatrics RRMCH


It was indeed an honour for Dr.Amit Jain, Associate Professor, Dept of Surgery, RRMCH for being invited to deliver 2 guest lectures at Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Medicine and Hospital. He delivered a talk on “Understanding Diabetic Foot using Amit Jain’s system of practice – A new global approach”. This activity was under the agies of Amit Jain’s project for Diabetic Foot – A national and international initiative for training doctors and nurses in field of Diabetic Foot”. Subsequently a survey of hospital was done to understand their pattern of management of Diabetic Foot.

World Breastfeeding week: 2017 – Report

World Breast feeding Week was observed with great fervor in Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital. The event was conducted by the Dept of Community Medicine at RHTC Chunchunkuppe, on 2nd August 2017 & at UHTC Channasandra on 10th August 2017

The Program began with welcome address by Dr Shashikala Manjunatha. Dr Aishwarya. S PG, Dept of Community Medicine.
Students of 6th term MBBS performed a skit on importance, misconceptions and awareness program regarding expressed milk for working mother.

Dr Sharvya , Dr Monica & Dr Anuradha , PGs , Dept of Community Medicine gave talk on benefits and technique of breast feeding .The session was comprehensive and interactive drawing considerable questions and clarifications from the audience

This was followed by specialist consultation of the kids by Dr.Sahana & Dr.Yashitha of Dept of Pediatrics, RRMCH

Tea/coffee, snacks was provided & fruit bowl was distributed to mothers.

Faculty, Post graduates, juniors and seniors residents from both departments actively participated in the program

RGUHS Zonal Foot Ball tournament organised by RRMCH

Unprecedented teams turns out to participate in RGUHS Zonal Foot Ball tournament organised by Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital.

Totally 28 teams are participating with a great enthusiasm.

The tournament was inaugurated by Mr. B.V. Chethan Kumar – Indian Foot Ball team. The game started with a bang.

RGUHS Foot Ball Bangalore Zonal tournament Winner were St John’s Medical College

RGUHS Foot Ball Bangalore Zonal tournament Runners were Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences.


The Department of ENT, Head & Neck Surgery had organised a CME/Guest Lecture on

Date : 22.09.2017
Time : 8:00 am to 9:00 pm
Venue : Kadamba Hall (College Auditorium)
Speaker : Ishiki Foundation, Japan; Dr. Josheph Thomas, USA; Paul Caste-llanos, USA; David Lau Singapore, Shinya Hiroshiba.

The world Laryngology summit 2017 was structured under the aegis of Rajarajeshwari medical college and hospital, Haldipur ENT group, Rudrappa ENT hospital and NEAT, Bangalore.
The three day academic review was aimed at providing a diverse yet detailed demonstration of topics in laryngology.

On the first day, the RRMCH with the international and national delegates was proud to inaugurate the summit with the back drop of ceremonial drums.

On the dais we had our faculties from RRMCH, Dean Dr Sathyamurthy,, Medical superintendent Dr Govindaraju, our CEO ,Head of ENT-HNS and Elected President of All India Laryngology Association Dr .T.M.Nagaraj, Principal Dr Naveen, the LVA President Dr Sachin Gandhi ,AOI President Dr Deepak Haldipur

Dr.Maschino Tanabe, Dr.Tateya & Dr.Shinya Hiroshiba from the Ishiki voice foundation were few among the esteemed international faculty, who inaugurated our Stroboscope.

Demonstrations on fresh cadaveric human larynx, first of its kind in this region included topics like laryngeal frame work SX, reconstruction/laryngoplasty, video presentation on medialization thyroplasty, live demonstration on stroboscopy, demonstration of clinical cases for interpretation on disordered voice by Dr.Sachin Gandhi, Dr.Krishnamurthy, Dr.James Thomas & Dr.Ravikumar, to name a few.

Live demonstration of Botox injection by Dr.Dev Roy, Dr.Dinesh, Dr.David proved an intresting highlight.

Live demo of FEES by Dr.David & Dr.Niranjan Bhowmik, radiological assessment sessions by Dr.Vishal & Dr.Shivkumar gave a crystal clear insight.

Hands on dissection encompassesd topics such as thyroplasty, injection laryngoplasty, laryngo-tarcho-plasty, bronchoscopy.

The 1st day included an active interactive sessions with the esteemed faculty throughout the sessions, followed by the annual AOI meet.

DR.Deepak V Haldipur, national AOI president delivered an inspiring talk.

Also conspicuous was the inauguration of the “voice clinic” at the Rajarajeshwari hospital which will prove to b a promising endeavor in the near future.

The chairpersons and speakers were felicitated with souvenirs and certificates.

The DAY2 of the summit held at NIMHANS commenced with the instructional course on microlaryngeal surgery, lasers in larynx, treatment approaches in spasmodic dysphonia, thyro arytenoid myomectomy by CO2 laser, etc.

The video presentations highlighted important procedure, Oswald & Apte orations symposia on unilateral vocal fold paralysis, recent advances, panel discussions were an educational treat.
Also we had paper presentations, group meetings and general body meetings.

DAY 3 at NIMHANS included topics on swallowing, LVA oration, neuro-laryngology, micro laryngeal surgery, laryngo tracheal stenosis, to name a few.

The day 3 conference allowed meticulous discussions, learning and sharing of experiences and recently advances, followed by an end session of cultural programmes and prize distribution.

Saturday Clinical Update: Dept. of Community Medicine

The weekly clinical update by the department of Community Medicine will be held in college Auditorium on 19th August 2017 at 9:30 AM.

All Faculty members, PG’s and UG’s are requested to attend the same.

Topic : “Life Skills”.

Speaker : Dr.Hrushikesh Udupa .

Dr. Aishwarya. S.

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