Day 1 24.03.2023
The CME was started with an inaugural address from Dr Chandramouleeswari K , the secretary of Tamilnadu and Pondicherry chapter IAPM, followed by welcome address by Dr Shanthakumari S, Prof & Head, Department of Pathology, PSGIMSR. The forenoon session started with a lecture by Dr Renu mariam Thomas on handling of renal biopsies followed by a lecture on practical approach to renal biopsies by Dr Barathi G. the sessions were moderated by Dr Chandramouleeswari. K. The next session was an interactive case based discussion on renal diseases. There was a podium presentation of posters by postgraduates and faculty of various institutions. Post-lunch session was taken by Dr Meera Thomas on morphology and immunofluorescence of vesiculobullous disorders in which the delegates actively participated in the case discussions. The last lecture was on techniques of immunofluorescence and role of BIOCHIP-IIF in the diagnosis of bullous disorders by Dr Sakthisankari S. There was a quiz session for postgraduates. The program ended with a valedictory function and distribution of certificates to poster and quiz winners.
Day 2 25.03.2023.
On the day of workshop, the first session was on techniques of immunofluorescence –stepwise by Dr Sakthisankari S. The delegates were divided into groups for hands on session on direct immunofluorescence and demonstration of BIOCHIP- IIF. There was an active participation by all the delegates. The session ended with vote of thanks followed by distribution of certificates.
Dept of Pathology: National CME on “Updates in Breast Pathology”- April 13,
The Department of Pathology SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre (SRM MCH & RC) conducted a National CME on 13.04.23 on the topic – “Updates in Breast Pathology under the aegis of the Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry chapter of IAPM (Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists). There were more than 150 delegates registered from different parts of India, from more than 35 Medical Colleges and Hospitals and more than 50 Scientific posters were presented by Post Graduates from Pathology, General Surgery and Radiology. Eminent speakers and chairpersons from various leading hospitals in India were invited to impart basic and advanced aspects related to the diagnosis of a wide range of breast diseases.
The first Scientific session commenced by 9.15am (Venue: Hippocrates Hall, 3 rd floor, SRM Medical College building) on the topic ‘Surgeon’s perspective on Breast lesion’ by Dr. Selvi Radhakrishnan (Oncosurgeon, Chennai Breast Centre) chaired by Dr. R. Balamurugan (Professor of Surgery & Medical Superintendent, SRM MCH) and Dr. D. Jayakumar (Oncosurgeon, SRM MCH & RC). The next session was ‘Mimics on Breast Carcinoma’ by Dr. Sandhya Sundaram (Prof & HOD, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and President of TNPCIAPM) chaired by Dr. K. Chandramouleeswari (Professor of Pathology, Madras Medical College and Secretary- TNPCIAPM) and Dr. G. Shivashekar (Professor of Pathology, SRM MCH & RC)..
The next session was followed by ‘Biomarker testing in Breast Cancer’ by Dr. Sangeeta B Desai ( Prof & HOD of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai) and the chairpersons were Dr. Leena Dennis Joseph (Professor of Pathology, Sri Ramachandra Medical College) and Dr. Jaison Jacob John (Prof & HOD of Pathology, SRM MCH)..
The post-lunch session started with the topic ‘Papillary lesions of Breast ‘ by Dr. Elanthenral Sigamani (Professor of Pathology, Christian Medical College, Vellore) chaired by Dr. Mary Lilly (Prof & HOD, Sree Balaji Medical College, Chennai) and Dr. P. Kalaivani (Professor of Pathology, SRM MCH) and the last session was ‘A roller coaster ride of Breast lesions at Cytology’ by Dr. Usha Kini (Professor of Pathology, St Johns Medical College, Bangalore) chaired by Dr. Valarmathi (Professor of Pathology, Govt. Stanley Medical College) and Dr. S. Muthu (Professor of Pathology, SRM MCH) The Poster Presentation by PG’s and the Winners were selected by the Panel members in the Scientific committee and final evaluation was done by Dr Salapathi Shanmugam (Consultant Pathologist, Apollo Specialty Hospitals, Vanagaram, Chennai) and Dr. C. D. Anand (Professor of Pathology, SRM MCH).
The CME programme was inaugurated earlier in the day with Welcome address by Prof. Jaison Jacob John (Prof & HOD, Dept of Pathology, SRM MCH & RC), Inaugural address by Prof. A. Sundaram (Dean, SRM MCH &RC), Presidential address by Dr. Lt. Col. A. Ravikumar (Pro-Vice Chancellor. Medical & Health Sciences, SRMIST) and special address by Dr. Sandhya Sundaram (Prof & HOD, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and President of TNPCIAPM) in the august presence of Dr. K. Chandramouleeswari (Professor of Pathology, Madras Medical College and Secretary- TNPCIAPM) and Prof. K.V. Leela (Associate Dean, Student Affairs) and Dr. R. Balamurugan (Medical Superintendent, SRM MCH & RC), .
The prizes for Best posters were distributed by Prof. A. Sundaram (Dean, SRM MCH & RC) at the Valedictory function. In the Clinical category, the First Prize was awarded to the Dept of Radiology, SRM MCH and the Second prize to Dept of General Surgery. In Pathology category (SRM MCH students not competing for prizes), the First prize went to Sri Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi, Second prize to Tagore Medical College, Chennai and Third prize to Christian Medical College, Vellore. .
The delegates had an excellent academic feast with basics and latest advanced concepts and included interactive sessions. A very positive feedback was obtained from delegates all around India regarding the scientific content, calibre of speakers, conduct of the Conference, hospitality and the venue at SRM Medical College Hospital & RC, Kattankulathur.
CITY PATH MEET- Cases presented at Last Saturday's(26.2. 2022) online meet
1. 34/M-lesion left neck Malignant melanotic nerve sheath tumour.
2. 10month/M - Cystic renal dysplasia
3. 54/F - Pineal parenchymal tumour of intermediate differentiation.
4. 52/F - Intracholecystic papillary neoplasm (ICPN).
5. 74/F - Primary vulvar invasive paget Disease (VPD) / Invasive Extramammary
Paget Disease (EMPD) of vulva. 6. 64/M -refractory ascites- Plasmablastic lymphoma.
_7. 21/m_brought dead Sickle cell anaemia - Autopsy diagnosis
8. (a) 75/M paratesticular mass- Pleomorphic lipomatous tumour(ASPLT).
(b)65/F - Epitheloid leiomyosarcoma uterine corpus, infiltrating uterine cervix pouch of Douglas, mesentery, omentum, replacing right ovary.
Is Organising In Association with Scientific Partner HORIBA INDIA PVT LTD
Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College & Hospitals, Salem has conducted International CME in association with IAPM (Tamil Nadu & Puducherry chapter) which was held on 17.12.2022 by Online mode.
Theme –Updates on Male Genital System. The International CME was started with prayer song & the organizing secretary Dr.R.Thamilselvi has welcomed all the delegates.
Felicitation was done by Deputy dean Dr.Deepti shastri & Dr.P.M.Subramanium., Former Dean, COE & Director of Allied Health Sciences, Annapoorna Medical College, Salem.
Dr.P.M.Subramanium., COE & Director of Allied Health Sciences,& Dr.K.Chandramouleswari., Secretary, IAPM (TN& Pondy Chapter) has been invited as chair person for all the sessions.
The first scientific session was started on Current concept & Approach to Testicular tumors by Guest speaker Dr.B.H.Srinivas, Additional Professor, JIPMER, Puducherry. The session was very much informative & illustrative & he also enlightened us with latest update. Followed by Prostate Cancer – update 2022 Visiting Professor, SRIHER, Chennai. Dr.Swaminathan Rajendran, nice & informative & illustrative talk. Last session of Interactive Slide seminars of Testicular & Prostate lesions by Dr.Karthik Kalyana Sundaram., Consultant Histopathologist, Stoke, UK. & Presentation was done by Post graduates from GCMCH, Kovai & GMKMMC&H, Salem.
The Guest speakers were honoured by e-Certificate & Memento & vote of thanks was delivered by Dr.M.Roopmala. Question & Answers session were discussed & ended with National Anthem.