Royal College, UK dignitaries Visit to RRMCH

Dignitaries from Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow visit RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital on 23rd February, 2018

The Prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK with an outstanding legacy of Quality Professional Education, has a long standing relationship with RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, one of the renowned medical colleges in India today.

Starting with the visit of the then President Dr. Ian Anderson which continued with the visit of the next President Prof. Frank Dunn, we now had the present President Prof. David Galloway and his team who visited to medical college and interacted with the Heads of the Institutions.

Impressed with the health care services being offered by the chairman of RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital to the needy and poor, the dignitaries from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow had visited the Hospital and College. In a formal function held, the dignitaries were felicitated by our hon’ble chairman Sri. A. C. Shanmugam in the presence of Dean of Dental College Dr. Edwin Devadoss and Dean of Medical colleges Dr. Sathyamurthy, CEO RRGI Sri. C.N. Seetharam, Executive Director Dr. S. Vijayanand, Medical Director and others.

The felicitation program was held on 23rd February, 2018 at 11 AM in Kadamba Auditorium in RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital.


Fellowship honoured to our beloved Chairman from the Royal College,UK

Rare Honour conferred on Educationalist Sri. A. C. Shanmugam by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK

Sri. A. C. Shanmugam Founder Chancellor of Dr. M.G.R. Educational & Research University and Chairman of Rajarajeswari Group of Institutions has been conferred Honorary Fellowship by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, U.K. a rare distinction meant only for distinguished Medical Professionals and Scientists. This is a true validation of the services rendered by Sri. A.C. Shanmugam in the fields of Education and Healthcare Services.

In fact he is only the 2nd Indian after Late President Sri Narayanan to receive this recognition from the Non- Medical fraternity. In the 400 year old History of the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow this award has been conferred on only a handful of Non Medical personalities.

The process of granting this honour started early in 2012 when the then President of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Prof. Ian Andreson visited RajaRajeswari Medical and Dental Institutions at Bangalore. Impressed by the way the Institutions are run and seeing the quality of Medical and Dental Care being provided to poor and rural population free of cost, the team recommended the honour to Sri. A.C. Shanmugam. Following his visit the next President Prof. Frank Dunn also visited the Medical and Dental facilities at Bangalore in 2013 and appreciated how a single person could do so much of Philanthropy by providing the best of Medical and Dental care equal to that available in corporate hospitals to the poor free of cost. He also appreciated the rural medical care provided by adapting 100 or more villages in the surrounding 4 distincts and providing them primary to tertiary Medical care by Mr. Shanmugam’s Medical and Dental Colleges.

Last year Prof. Andrew Edwards the International Associate Director of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow came and conducted Maxillofacial Surgeries a the Medical college and strongly advocated suitable recognition to the founder Chairman for the selfless service being given in the form of education and health care.

As a culmination of all these efforts the present President Prof. David Galloway and the Fellowship Committee of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow visited the Dental and Medical Colleges at Bangalore on 23.02.2018 and decided to confer the Honorary Fellowship of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPS) on Sri. A. C. Shanmugam and the same was confirmed at the admission ceremony held at Taj West End Hotel of Bangalore on 25th February 2018.

The present President Prof. David Galloway and the Fellowship Committee of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow are visiting RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital campus on 23rd February, 2018 and will be interacting with the Heads of the Departments and the students.

Mr. A. C. Shanmugam will travel to Glasgow, U.K. in June to receive this prestigious award and recognition at a Glittering ceremony being held at the historic BUTE HALL of the Glasgow University where Noble Laureates and famous scientists were conferred similar Recognitions during the past 400 years.


Mortality meeting for the month of March 2018 will be held on 01st March 2018 at 2:00 pm in the College Auditorium. (Kadamba Hall).

The following case will be discussed :-

a) Mr K Manohar 50 years/ Male I.P. No.:- IP 17 – 48793. By the department of Orthopedics

The Chairperson for the meet will be :-

1) Dr. Roshan Kumar, HOD, Dept of Orthopedics

2) Dr. Anil Kumar Shukla, HOD, Dept of Radiology

3) Dr. Rangalakshmi, HOD, Dept of Critical Care.




A continuing medical education on the theme of Genetics in clinical practice was organized by department of anatomy on 27th April 2018 at Kadamba hall.
The CME was accredited with Karnataka Medical Council & carried 2 credit hours.
Dr. Sridevi Hegde senior consultant & HOD, Department of Genetics from Manipal Hospital Presented an Excellent talk on genomics & its applications in clinical diagnosis & management.
Dr. Priya Kadam NIPT program director at Medgenome laboratory Pvt Ltd. Gave excellent talk on progress in prenatal diagnosis. She highlighted about the important facts of prenatal diagnosis the different screening & diagnostic tests that aid in the diagnosis. The major emphasis was on non invasive prenatal testing based on cell free DNA its scope & limitation.
Dr. Preetha Tilak HOD Division of Human genetics St. John’s Medical College Bengaluru gave elaborative talk on genetic counseling. She also discussed different case scenarios which heighted the sensitivity of the counseling. She said counseling should be done & aims to explain the facts as clearly as possible.
The event was attended by more than 70 doctors from all emanates


Speakers :
1) Dr Sridevi Hegde, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore

2) Dr Priya Kadam, Medgenome Lab Private Ltd.,


Date : 27th April 2018

Time : 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue : Kadamba Hall


Congrats Dr Vamseedhar Annam..!

We are proud to share with that Dr. Vamseedhar Annam, Professor of Pathology, RRMCH was awarded with “Vijay Rattan Gold Medal Award and Medical Excellence Award 2018” given by Mr. Bhishma Narain Singh – Ex. Governor of Tamil Nadu, in the event organised by ‘International Institute of Education & Management with Indian Solidarity Council’, New Delhi at Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi.


Congrats Dr Amit Jain

Its indeed pleasure to inform that Dr Amit Jain, Associate professor, Dept of Surgery, RRMCH was an invited speaker at 3rd RSSDI MPCON 2018 state conference held in madhya pradesh this month. This talk was under the activity of “Amit Jain’s project for diabetic foot care – A national and international initiative for training doctors and nurses on diabetic foot care” which is the largest independent project on diabetic foot from India.


Congrats Dr S Prabhakara

The Management and the Staff feel proud and congratulate Dr. S. Prabhakara, Senior Research Scientist and In-Charge of Central Research Lab, RRMCH for being a Chief Guest for inaugurating Bio-Ram forum and for delivering a Guest Lecture at Department of Life science, Bangalore University, on 9th Feb 2018.

Saturday Clinical Update: Dept. of Physiology

The weekly clinical update by the department of Physiology will be held in college Auditorium on 24th February 2018 at 9:30 AM. All Faculty members, PG’s and UG’s are requested to attend the same.


Speaker : Dr.Harshali Rannkambe, Asst. Professor.


Alumni Meet, MILANA 2018

Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital has organised a Alumni Meet, MILANA 2018

Date : 24th Feb 2018, Saturday

Time : 10:00 am

Venue : Kadamba Auditorium (College Auditorium)

Rajarajeswari Medical College & Hospital, Bengaluru had organised a Alumni Meet- MILANA 2018 on 24.03.2018 at RRMCH College Campus.

The Program was held at College Auditorium (Kadamba Hall). All the alumni who participated were given a warm welcome by Dr.Usha Ramachandra – Director (PG Studies). Our beloved Chairman Dr.A.C.Shanmugam,B.A., LLB, FIMSA, FRCPS (Glasgow,UK) addressed the gathering and explained the significance of alumni reunion for the growth of the institution and also the individuals. He highlighted, that alumni need to take part in organizing educational workshops, symposium in different parts of the country which will be helpful in professional development and networking opportunities. He also bestowed his support for any sort of new ideas to grow professionally for the alumni present in this meet.

Most of the alumni members from different batches had gathered in this meet. Many of the alumni shared their experience as well as interesting moments of campus life with each other. The meet included with refreshment for the alumni members as well with a small summon up gift.  

Revised RNTCP TOG-2016 Sensitization Program

The Department of Pulmonary Medicine in Association with District TB Office, Bangalore Urban has organised a ‘Revised RNTCP TOG-2016 Sensitization Program’.

Total batches – 7, 60 per batch, the batches have been initiated as follows:

1) 20th Feb 2018 – for Interns

2) 28th Feb 2018 – for interns

3) 27th Feb 2018 – for staff nurses

4) 13th March 2018 – for staff nurses

5) 15th March 2018 – for staff nurses

6) 24th Feb 2018 – for PG (tentative)

7) 3rd March 2018 – for PG (tentative)

Time: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Venue: Medical Education Unit (MEU Room).

Speaker: Dr Tina A Sakariah, Nodal Officer, Dept of Pulmonary Medicine, RRMCH.


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