The following of our staff have been elected to Senate of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
Dr. Naveen, Professor of Surgery, Principal, Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital (Professor Category)
Dr. Shashikumar, Reader in Orthodontics (other than Professor category).
Public Awareness Programme on “BASIC LIFE SUPPORT” on 01/11/2018
Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, RRMCH conducted an outreach programme at Mahaveer Willow Apartment in Kengeri on “BASIC LIFE SUPPORT” a hands on workshop for lay public on 01st November 2018. The team was headed by Dr. Rangalakshmi, Prof and HOD accompanied by Dr. Navya and Dr. Bhaskar. The event was co-ordinated and arranged by Dr. Prakash. R, Professor, Dept of Microbiology and Member of Medical Education Unit.
The programme started with introduction of the speakers and the hands on workshop by President, Mahaveer Willow Apartment Owners Welfare Association, Kengeri Satellite Town. Thirty People attended the course and participated actively with an interactive question and answer session. Basic life support was demonstrated on advanced manikins. Speakers were felicitated by Mr Sanjay Kulkarni, coordinator, MWAOWA. Certificates were distributed after the course.
RRMCH Management and Staff Congratulates Dr. Varsha & Dr. Harshini, Dept of Radio-diagnosis for winning 3rd price in State Level Roentgen Day Quiz which was held at Chancery Pavilion on 4th of Nov 2018.
THEME for 2018 :YOUNG PEOPLE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN A CHANGING WORLD
World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health.
Department of Community Medicine & Department of Psychiatry observed World Mental Health Day in RajaRajeswari Medical College & Hospital on 10th October 2018 by Conducting collage and painting competition for the MBBS Students. Dr. Shashikala Manjunatha, Professor & HOD., Department of Community Medicine and Dr. Vishnuvardan. G, HOD., Department of Psychiatry addressed the students on the importance of mental health & motivated them to keep participating in the events & asked them to focus on their mental health. It was followed by Collage & Painting Competitions where the students displayed their talent. The Collage competition was judged by Brig. (Dr.) S. Rajagopalan, Professor & HOD, Department of Surgery and Dr. Adarsh E, Professor & HOD, Department of Paediatrics. The Painting Competition was judged by Dr. Sangeetha S, Professor & HOD, Department of Microbiology and Dr. S.M.R. Usha, Professor & HOD, Department of Biochemistry.
The program was concluded with the Prize & certificate distribution by Dr. Sathyamurthy.B, Dean & Dr. Usha Ramachandra
Department of Anesthesia is observing the ” World Anesthesia Day”
Date: 11th Oct 2018, Thursday
Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Speaker: Mr SriVatsan, Consultant on Bioinformatics.
About the Programme:
World Anesthesia Day commemorates the first successful demonstration of ether anesthesia on October 16, 1846. This ranks as one of the most significant events in the history of medicine and took place at the Massachusetts General Hospital, home of the Harvard School of Medicine. The discovery made it possible for patients to obtain the benefits of surgical treatment without the pain associated with an operation. The date (16 October) is now globally recognised as World Anaesthesia Day in respect of the importance of this event.
World anaesthesia day was celebrated on 11th Oct 2018 in the Kadamba auditorium.
Dr.Sahaananda Professor & Head of the Department, Anesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine,RRMCH, Bengaluru rendered welcome speech. The guest speaker was Dr.Srivatsan ,Faculty scientist from IBAB, Bangalore. He was introduced to the audience.
Dr. Rangalakshmi spoke about the importance of World anaesthesia Day and the achievements in the field of Anaesthesiology.
Dr. Srivatsan delivered a lecture on Importance of “R” in statistical analysis of research projects and thesis. There was a general knowledge Quizz programme for the staff and students.
It was followed by cultural programme and prize distribution for the winners of the quizz.
Function concluded with cake cutting ceremony and refreshments.
Ms. Srinidhi P. M. Bhat & Mr. Sudir Vigneshwar K. N. (MBBS Phase II, Part-1 students) under the guidance of Dr. Santosh Achappa, Assistant Professor- Department of Community Medicine, RRMCH, Bangalore participated and presented their Research Work in the 30th Annual Conference of Karnataka Association of Community Health, KACHCON 2018 held on 29th and 30th September 2018, Davangere organized by Department of Community Medicine, JJM Medical college, Davangere.
Mr. Sudir Vigneshwar K. N. won the Best paper award in oral presentation in Under Graduate category in the conference.
1. Screening of Geriatric People For Dementia Using Picture Memory Impaired Screening (PMIS) Tool: A Cross Sectional Study From The Rural Field Practice Area Of A Medical College. – Ms. Srinidhi P. M. Bhat, Dr. Santosh Achappa.
2. Lifestyle of the students on the six pillars of Brain Health. A study from a Medical College, Bangalore – Mr. Sudir Vigneshwar K.N, Dr. SantoshAchappa.
RRMCH is proud to share with you all that Dr. Umadri Singh has secured 2nd place for the Poster paper presentation at Phaneendra Nath Thota Anesthesia Update and 16th Anesthesia Postgraduate Academic Program which was held at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.