Department of Chest Medicine, RRMCH is conducting the “WORLD TB DAY”

Date : 20th March 2017
Time : 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Venue : Kadamba Hall (College Auditorium)
Speaker : Dr. Sireesh Manohar Nagare


On occasion of “WORLD TB DAY” the department of Respiratory Medicine, RRMCH had organized a workshop with the topic “STANDARD TB CARE”.

Tuberculosis continues to be a major public health problem in our country. India accounts for ¼ of the global tuberculosis problem. Every year out of 9.6 million new cases globally, India contributes 2.2 million cases and every five minutes 2 patients are dying from complications of tuberculosis in our country. Recent HIV epidemic and Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) tuberculosis is a growing challenge for the health care authorities in India.

WHO (World Health Organisation) is observing 24th May as “World TB Day” every year. Government of India has decided the Slogan for this year as “End TB by 2035”.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, being a primary department of caring for the tuberculosis patients, conducted sensitization programme on “Standard TB” care in India – “Recent Guide lines” in collaboration with DTO Bangalore Urban and “AKSHAYA Foundation”. The speakers were Dr. Sirish Manohar Nagare, Medical Officer, Akshaya Foundation and Dr Shazia, WHO consultant, RNTCP – DOTS, Bangalroe – urban. Their speech was very advising and useful for the public. Around 50 staff members actively participated in the programme.

Seminar on USMLE and behavioral Science

Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital has Organised for a seminar on USMLE and behavioral Science.

Date: 16th February 2016

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Venue: Kadamba Auditorium ( College Auditorium)


A guest lecture by KAPLAN MEDICAL U.S.A was organized by LOGIQUEST in collaboration with Rajarajeshwari Medical College & Hospital on 16/02/2017 at Kadamba Auditorium from 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm.

Dr. Alice Akunyili, delivered a lecture on“Behavioral sciences”. Dr. Tenzin Jamyang, delivered a guest lecture on “Pathway to Medical Residency in the US”. These sessions gave an insight to around 300-350 students present in the auditorium for their future and the process of USMLE exams.

The programme was compered by Dr.Prakash.R, Associate Professor, Microbiology, & chaired by Dr. H.V.Shetty, Dean, RRMCH & Dr. Shashikala, Professor & Head of the department of Community Medicine, RRMCH.

GRASP – Guidance in Radiology for Aspiring Senior Post Graduates

As a part of the GRASP initiative, Dept of Radiology, RRMCH, sponsored by Bayer Zydus organized a training program for the Senior PG exam going students on March 18 , 2017 and March 19, 2017. A full day training session that lasted from morning 8:00 am to 6:00 pm in the evening, it saw an overwhelming participation from over 120 Post Graduates exam going students.   Students gathered in for the training program from across the adjoining states like Coimbatore, Madurai, Maharashtra and more.

The Vice Chancellor of Siddhartha University, Dr Balakrishna Shetty and Dr Anil Kumar Shukla, Prof., Dept of Radiology, RRMCH conducted the knowledge sharing sessions. The event coordinated by Dr. Pravin G. U., Prof and HOD, Dept of Radiology, proved to be an enriching experience for the participants in all. RRMCH extends its gratitude to the team and participants for the success of this event.

World Health Day Celebrations

The Department of Community Medicine is conducted the “World Health Day”.

Date: 19th April 2017

In the occasion of “World Health Day” organised by the Department of Community Medicine, RRMCH on 19th April 2017, a documentary video on “depression” was released.

This video was set by the 4th term students – Mr. Hitesh Shankar and Mr. Koushal Yadav, guided by the staff of Community Medicine department, RRMCH- Dr. Santosh Achappa, Asst Prof. and Dr. Srinivas.N. Asst Prof.


Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Department of Radiology in association with “IRIA Karnataka State Chapter” is organizing


For more info, goto “KARRADCON – 2017” website.

Dates :

10/March/2017 – Workshop

11/March/2017 & 12/March/2017 – Conference

Venue :

Rajarajeswari Medical College and Hospital

Kambipur, Mysore Raod,

Bangalore – 560 074.



The physician clinically examines a patient and come to a diagnosis. The surgeon palpates and arrives at a conclusion. But, the radiologist sees beyond what the eye can meet. He sees more than the eye can visualise by reaching out to a spectrum that can diagnose the most hidden of diseases with astounding accuracy.

Can Scientific advances save humanity?

This question was rightfully answered at the 33rd Annual State Conference of the IRIA Karnataka State Chapter- KARRADCON 2017, which encompassed fields of unparalleled scientific content and went on to become one of the most successful state conferences, the Rajarajeswari Group of Institutions has ever hosted.

Under the able guidance and efforts of the organising committee consisting of Dr.Umesh Krishnamurthy, Organising Chairman, Dr Pravin G.U, Organising secretary and many more motivating professors, the conference saw a plethora of events which raised the morale of scientific curiosity and systematic approaches.

The inauguration ceremony saw many accomplished personalities that contributed to the grandeur of KARRADCON 2017. Our Beloved Chairman, Shri A.C Shanmugam was the Chief Patron for the Inaugural Ceremony.


This Prestigious conference was preceded by the auspicious tradition of the lighting of the lamp. Here, we see Prof.Dr. B.M Hegde, Former Vice Chancellor, MAHE, lighting the lamp, who presided over the inauguration as its guest of honour.


Starting from left, Dr. H.V Shetty, Dean, RRMCH,Dr.SampangiRamaiah, President Elect, IRIA Karnataka, Dr.Mahesha B.M, Secretary general, IRIA Karnataka, Dr.Balakrishna Shetty, President, IRIA Karnataka, Dr. B.M Hegde, Former Vice Chancellor-MAHE, Dr.Bhupendra Ahuja, National President, IRIA, Shri A.C Shanmugam, Chairman, RRGI, Dr. Pravin G.U, Organising Secretary, KARRADCON 2017, Dr.Mohanan, National President elect IRIA, Shri C.N Seetharam, CEO, RRGI, Dr.Amarnath C, National Secretary General, IRIA, Dr.Umesh Krishnamurthy, Organising Chairman, KARRADCON 2017.

One of the highlights of the inauguration was that of the launch of the go green initiative with the motto that stands by- Living a greener lifestyle, conserving our resources and not polluting as these are all the things we can do to go green and help keep the environment clean.
Here, we see the Chief Guest and the Organising secretary adding meaning to this notion.


Many personalities were felicitated for their contributions towards the betterment of the field of radiology.

The event that captured the essence and efforts of the state level radiology conference was that of the release of the book about the biography of Roentgen, the great man who discovered X-rays. The vital contents of this book was collected and compiled by Dr. Pravin G.U Prof. and HOD of Radiologyat RRMCH and edited and translated to the Kannada language by Dr. Sneha Prabha Tanga.

Here, we see the dignitaries holding the book as it was revealed during its release.


A spell-binding keynote address about the evolution of Radiology that was informativelty enlightening was delivered by Dr. H.S Ballal, Former Vice-Chancellor, MAHE.


Prof. Dr.H.T Narayana, Professor and HOD, Siddhartha Medical College, was felicitated for his innumerable and valuable contributions towards the development of the Karnataka State Chapter of the IRIA.

Certain accomplished Rajyothsava awardees like Prof. Dr. H.S Ballal, Prof. Dr. S.R Hegde, Professor and former Head of Department of Radiology at JJMC, Prof. Dr. Saroja Professor of Radiology and Prof. Dr. H.T Narayan were felicitated on this occasion by our beloved chairman.

There were scientific sessions conducted across various venues that galvanised the theme of KARRADCON 2017- Musculoskeletal and Small Parts.





These talks paved way for a few prize winning scientist talks about what the future holds for the field of radiology. The speakers included eminent doctors across the state, working in esteemed institutions as well as acclaimed professors who delivered spell-binding talks that defined the momentum of this meticulously planned conference which propelled it to successful heights.

The ultimate success of this conference and the noble responsibility of carrying the legacy of RajaRajeswari Group of Institutions solely rest with the spirited delegates, accomplished dignitaries, the Department of Radiology and Radio-diagnosis, the ever supportive pillar of strength, our beloved chairman and the respected Executive Director, without whom this conference would not be possible. We express our sincerest gratitude to all those that have been a part of this State-level venture.

35th Annual Conference of KSCASI

Department of Surgery, RRMCH attended a conference at Belgavi.

35th Annual Conference of Karnataka State Chapter of the Association of Surgeons of India.

1. Heartiest congratulations to Dr. Durganna T, Professor, Department of General Surgery who has been elected as Chairman, Karnataka State Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India for the year 2017-18.

2. Heartiest congratulations to Dr. Veena.A, Department of General Surgery for winning the IInd Prize in the posters category at the Annual Conference of Karnataka State Chapter of Association of Surgeons of India for the year 2017-18 held at Belgavi .

CME on Immunization Campaign

Dept of Community Medicine – RRMCH, has organised a CME.

Date : 23rd January 2017, Monday
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: College Auditorium (Kadamba Hall)
Topic: “Orientation Programme on Immunization Campaign regarding Measles elimination and Rubella Control”.
Speaker: RCH Officers from Dept. of Health & Family Welfare, Karnataka State; SMO, WHO – India.


Department of Community Medicine
CME – Measles Elimination and Rubella Contrl.

An Orientation Programme on “Measles Elimination and Rubella control: Immunization Campaign” was held on 23rd January 2017, between 10:30 am to 12:30 pm in Kadamba Auditorium. 

It was organized by the Department of Community Medicine and Department of Pediatrics, RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital Bangalore in association with Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Karnataka and World Health Organization.

The main objectives of the Programme were to Eliminate Measles and Control Rubella, especially Congenital Rubella Syndrome by the year 2020.

The Resource persons were Dr Arun Kumar, Sub-regional team leader for the State of Jharkand , WHO and Dr Jayanthi, Nodal officer , Department of Health and Family Welfare , Government of Karnataka.

The main points highlighted were regarding plan of pulse Measles Rubella Vaccine immunization for Children between 9 months and 15 years, the role of Medical and Nursing staff in the field, management of anaphylaxis reaction.

KPPL 2017 – KCIAPM Post Graduate Quiz

Department of Pathology, RRMCH have organised a 6th Annual State Level Inter Collegiate Pathology Post graduate Quiz. (KCIAPM Post grauate Quiz [KPPL – 2017]

Date : 20th January 2017, Friday

Venue : Kadamba Auditorium

Time : 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

All are invited to take part in the quiz.

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The 6th Annual State level Intercollegiate Pathology Postgraduate Quiz competition [KPPL – 2017] was held at Kadamba auditorium, RRMCH, Bangalore on 20th January 2017.

The event was organized by RRMCH, Bangalore in collaboration with Karnataka Chapter – IAPM under the guidance of Chairperson Dr.Usha Ramachandra by the organizing secretary – Dr.Sharmila.P.S, joint organizing secretary – Dr.Vamseedhar Annam, Treasurer – Dr.Jyothi.A.Raj and supported by the committee members Dr.V.Mahanthachar, Dr.C.J.Prakash, Dr.Shashikala.K, Dr.Nalini.M, Dr.Shushan Shweta Jayker, Dr.Sumitha.M.P, Dr.Anisha.T.S and Dr.Latha.V.

A total of around 35 teams from more than 25 postgraduate medical colleges all over Karnataka participated in this event.

The event was inaugurated by the Honorable chairman Sri.A.C.Shanmugam, RRGI and Director of PG Academics Dr.Usha Ramachandra in the presence of Medical Director Dr.D.L.Ramachandra, Dean Dr.H.V.Shetty and Medical Superintendent Dr.Govinda Raju.K.M.

Among the 35 teams, 5 teams entered the final round after elimination round. There was a tough competitive elimination round for the sixth team position due to tie between 4 teams [TIE was between SSIMS Davangere, BIMS Belgaum, Commando Hospital Bangalore and Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology Bangalore].

In the final round, all the six teams [from JJMMC Davangere, BMCRI Bangalore, SDUMC Kolar, ESI-PGIMSR Bangalore, JSS Mysore, Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology Bangalore] gave tough fight in the competition. The organizing team landed into difficulty when there was tie for the first place between BMCRI team and ESI-PGIMSR, Bangalore team. Later a Special Rapid fire round decided the winner as BMCRI Team and ESI-PGIMSR, Bangalore team as 1st runner. The second runner went to Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bangalore.

Winning Teams
1.Winner – Dr.Nagarjun.B.R and Dr.Shaila Bhat – BMCRI.
2.1st Runner – Dr.Afnan Gul and Dr.Nathiyal.V – ESI-PGIMSR, Bangalore.
3.2nd Runner – Dr.Soumya.T.M and Dr.Diwakar Sharma – Kidwai Memorial Institute of oncology, Bangalore.


On 18th and 22nd January 2017, National PEDICON was held at Gayathri Vihar, Place Ground, Bangalore. Staffs from the department of pediatrics actively participated in various events organized by the committee and also our 2nd year Post Graduates presented the Poster Presentation and Oral Paper Presentation.

Staffs and 2nd year PGs participated :-

Dr. Adarsh.E – The Legal committee chairperson spoke about disability.
Dr. Prema R – The chairperson for pedicon souvenir committee and judge for oral presentation.
Dr. Rajanish and Dr. Pawan actively involved in the banquets.
Dr. Karthik, Dr. Sahana, Dr. Sangeeta, Dr. Nirmala, Dr. Ravichandra who actively participated in various events.

The following postgraduates’ students presented the posters presentation.

1.Case Report of Post Traumatic Leptomeningeal Cyst —- Dr. Trupthi
2.Case Report of Naso Ethmoidal Encephalocele —- Dr. Malavika
3.Case Report of Treacher Collins Syndrome —- Dr. Divya
4.Case Report of Congenital Syphilis —-Dr. Aarti Sharma
5.Case Report of Congenital Eventration of Diaphragm —- Dr. Yashitha Raj
6.Case Report of Ectodermal Dysplasia —- Dr. Surabhi. S

Oral Paper Presentation:-

1.A Rare case of Trigonocephaly —- Dr. Nabeela Hannan

South Zone ACS(I) Dermato Surgery Workshop – 2016

Dept of Dermatology- RRMCH, has organised a CME/Work Shop on “DERMATO SURGERY “.

Date : 18/12/2016
Time : 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Venue : College Auditorium (Kadamba Hall)
Speakers 1. Dr. Raghunatha Reddy
2. Dr. Manas Chatterjee
3. Dr. Gurudutt
4. Dr. Nitin Jain
5. Dr. Kamal

First Zone ACS(I) Live Dermatosurgery Workshop

RajaRajeswari Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru hosted the First South Zone ACS(I) Live Dermatosurgery Workshop on 18th December, 2016. Renowned faculty from all over India demonstrated various dermatosurgery procedures during the Workshop.

Col. Dr. Manas Chatterjee, President ACS(I) was the Chief Guest for the occasion. Dr Vidya T S (President, BDS), Dr Umashankar Nagaraju{Hon. General Secretary ACS(I)}, Dr Shashikumar B M{Treasurer ACS(I)} and Dr Vivekananda (Organizing Chairman, Professor and HOD, Dept of Dermatology, RRMCH) were present during the occasion. Dr H V Shetty (Dean, RRMCH), Dr Chandrashekhar (Organizing Secretary, WCOCD), Dr Govindaraju K M (Medical Superintendent, RRMCH) and Dr Sahajananda H (HOD, Dept of Anaesthesia) were the special invitees.

Advanced dermatosurgery procedures like Vitiligo surgery, Hair transplantation, Blepharoplasty, Acne scar surgery, Fat graft, Sclerotherapy, Platelet rich fibrin matrix for non-healing ulcer was demonstrated live from Operation theatre.

Expert consultants like Col. Dr Manas Chatterjee, Dr Yogeshwarappa C N, Dr Savitha A S, Dr Madura C, Dr Kamal K M, Dr Eswari L, Dr Sudheesh K, Dr Vishwas K Vijayadev, Dr Nagesh T S, Dr Nitin Jain, Dr Pradeep Kumari, Dr Sandeep Mahapatra and Dr Umashankar Nagaraju conducted the proceedings from OT. Dr Krupa Shankar D S and Dr Rajesh Kumar moderated the sessions. Dr Ramesh M, Consultant dermatologist was the designated observer from KMC for the event. Dr Balakrishna, Professor of Anatomy, RRMCH spoke on Facial Anatomy with a video demonstration. He was felicitated for his contribution to the field of medical education in a career spanning four decades.

South Zonal ACS(I)-WCOCD-DRL Dermatosurgery Quiz was conducted by Dr Rajesh Kumar during the same occasion. The Workshop saw a massive turnout of over 200 delegates and faculty.

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