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CMEs, Workshops, Research, Conference, Awards

  

CMES, WORKSHOPS, ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES, AWARDS and RESEARCH

 

Conferences / CMEs in last five years

 

2017

 

PRESIDE MEET-2018: - A National Conference “Pediatric Research and Education Society of India PRESIDE-2018” organized by the Dept of Pediatrics on 16 – 17 Dec 2017 at AFMC, Pune. Eminent Pediatricians from all over the country attended the conference.

 

2016


A two day Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme conducted by the Dept of Pediatrics titled “Pediatric Critical in the Armed Forces – The way forward” on 14 – 15 Oct 2016.

 

2014


The Department of Pediatrics organized a two day Continuing Medical Education (CME) programme on “Newer Horizons in Pediatrics” on 30-31 Aug 2014.

 

2012


The Department of Pediatrics conducted a CME entitled, “Pediatric Cardiology: Clues & pearls” on 01 Apr 2012. This was conducted in association with Indian Academy of pediatrics, Pune branch, and was attended by postgraduates, faculty and local doctors from Pune. Maj Gen Manoj Luthra, VSM delivered the opening address.

 

Workshops conducted: 2017


1.        IAP-BLS & PALS Course 2017
-          Held on 18 – 19 Nov 2017
-          Conducted by Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra in association with IAP Pune branch and coordinated by ALS instructors from West Zone of IAP
-           Total 36 residents registered.
2.         NRP Workshop 2017
-           Attended by Pediatric PG residents, MSc and PB BSc nursing officers .   
3.         Workshop on Peritoneal Dialysis and session on “Difficult to Treat Nephrotic Syndrome”
A workshop on the occasion of World Kidney Day was organised by the Dept of Pediatrics for PG residents on “Peritoneal Dialysis” along with a session on “Difficult to Treat Nephrotic Syndrome”. The event was attended by Maj Gen Madhuri Kanitkar, VSM, Dean & Dy Comdt, AFMC and Dr Jyoti Sharma, Pediatric Nephrologist, KEM Hospital, Pune.

4.         Soft Skills Workshop
-           Conducted by Dr Nagpal from Dr. Reddy’s on 17th Mar 2017.
5.         Asthma training module
-           Conducted by Brig Rakesh Gupta, Prof & HOD, Pediatrics and Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra, Asst Prof, Pediatrics on 28 Feb 2017.

 

Clinical Meetings : 2017

  • “A CASE OF A TYPICAL HUS”
  • On 07 Jan 2017.
  • Presented by Maj Parminder Singh, Resident Pediatrics
  • Moderated by  Lt Col Suprita Kalra, Asst Prof, CH SC
  •  “INFANTILE CHOLESTASIS”
  • On 03 Jun 2017.
  • Presented by Dr. Ritika Chaudhry
  • Moderated by Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra, Assoc Prof, AFMC
  • “EXTREMELY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT PREMATURE NEONATE” -    On 07 Oct 2017    
    -    Presented by Maj Apoorv Saxena
    -    Moderated by Lt Col S C Shaw, Asst Prof, AFMC
  • Death Review Meeting 14 Mar 2017: - Following cases presented
  • Pulmonary atresia with VSD by Dr Saurabh Sharma, Resident (2015-18 batch)
  • Interrupted aortic arch by Surg Lt Cdr Hitesh Daryani, Resident (2016-19 batch)

Discussed by Lt Col H Ravi Ramamurthy and chaired by Brig Rakesh Gupta.


5.         Case series presented by Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra on Clinical     spectrum and prevalence of fungal infections in children presenting     with diabetic  ketoacidosis: A review of 11 cases’.
6.         Col K Venkatnarayan, Sr Adv Pediatrics & Neonatology, CH SC presented a case series of extremely low birth weight babies (ELBW) titled “Challenging the limits of viability” during monthly station            clinical meeting held on 28 Dec 2017.


Departmental Faculty Lectures: 2017

  • 22 Feb 2017 by Surg Capt KM Adhikari on “Autism”
  • 24 Feb 2017 by Col S Narayan, MH Kirkee on “Tuberculosis in Children”
  • 25 Feb 2017 by Gp Capt SS Dalal on “PPHN”
  • 27 Feb 2017 by Brig Rakesh Gupta & Lt Col S Dhingra on “Asthma Module”
  • 01 Mar 2017 by Lt Col Amit Sood, CH(SC) on “Immunization in special conditions”
  • 09 Mar 2017 by Brig Rakesh Gupta on “Pediatric HIV” & by            Col K Venkatnarayan on “Hyperbilirubinemia”
  • 10 Mar 2017 by Surg Capt KM Adhikari on “Developmental Supportive Care”
  • 14 Mar 2017 by Lt Col Deepak Joshi on “RTI GEM”

Guest Lectures:2017

  • 13 Jan 2017  : Behavioral Disorders by Dr. (Retd Col) D Y Shrikhande.
  • 23 Feb 2017  : Genetics for Pediatricians by Dr Nikhil Phadke and

  Dr Meenal Aggarwal

  • 26 Feb 2017  : EEG in Children by Dr. Deshpande
  • 08 Mar 2017: Neuro regression by Dr. Nandan Yardi
  • Mar 2017       : Difficult Nephrotics by Dr Jyoti Sharma
  • Mar 2017       : Approach to a child with DSD by Dr. Vaman Khadilkar
  • 25 Jul 2017   : Genetic Updates
          • Biological and molecular genetics diagnostics by Dr. Maheshwar Reddy
          • Clinical exams and genomics applications by

Dr. Ashish Dubey

 

 


Awards And Achievements Received By Students And Faculty in 2017
a)    Brig Rakesh Gupta, Prof and HOD

  • COAS Commendation – Jan 2017
  • GOC-in-C Commendation – Dec 2016
  • FIAP – 2016

b)    Surg Capt KM Adhikari, Prof

  • FAIMER Fellowship – 2016

c)    Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra, Assoc Prof

  • GOC-in-C (SC) Commendation – 15 Aug 2017
  • FAIMER Fellowship – 2017

d)    Lt Col Subhash Chandra Shaw, Asst Prof

  • GOC-in-C (EC) Commendation – 2017

e)    Maj Safal Muhammed MK, Senior Resident

  • Awarded “Surg Capt Barbara Ghosh Gold Medal” for standing first in Advance Course Ending Examination in Mar 2016.
  • Awarded “AFMC Gold Medal” for standing first in MUHS MD (Paed) Examination Jul 2016.

UG/PG/Nursing Quiz Competition
Undergraduates:-

  • NATIONAL ROUND-30th IAP PEDIATRIC QUIZ: - Med Cdt A Vivekanand Rai and Med Cdt Vignesh Jayaprakash of IX term (Z2 batch) have stood second runners up in the Zonal Round of 30th IAP Pediatric quiz for UGs held on 07 Jan 2018 at 55th Annual National Conference of Pediatrics (PEDICON-2018) held at Nagpur, Maharashtra.

Postgraduates:-     

  • NATIONAL ROUND OF 11TH IAP PEDIATRIC PG QUIZ: - Maj Ankur Rawat and Maj Deepu V Joy, third year PG residents of this Dept stood second runners up in the National Round of 11th IAP Pediatric PG quiz held on 07 Jan 2018 at Nagpur during PEDICON-2018.
  • ZONAL ROUND OF NNF PG QUIZ: - Surg Lt Cdr Manas Ranjan Mishra and Dr. Sushant Ranjan, third year PG resident, Pediatrics have runners up in the Zonal Round of NNF PG quiz held on 01 Nov 2017 at Ahmedabad, Gujrat.
  • NATIONAL ROUND OF 10TH IAP PEDIATRIC PG QUIZ : - Maj Parminder Singh and Maj Gitanjali Jain, residents of the Dept of Pediatrics have won runners up in the National round of 10th Indian Academy of Pediatrics PG Quiz held on   22 Jan 2017 at Bengaluru during the 54th annual conference of IAP (PEDICON-2017).

Nursing:-

  • NATIONAL ROUND OF NNF QUIZ: - Maj Meena KK and Capt Yachana Gurung won the National Round of NNF Nursing quiz during 37th Annual Conference of National Neonatology Forum (NEOCON-2017) held at Gurugram from 08 – 10 Dec 2017.

Award winning Poster Presentations:
1.         MAHAPEDICON – 2017 was held in Pune on 05 Nov 2017.   Maj Shifa (JR II) presented E poster on Airway Management in Pierre Robin Sequence and won the 1st prize.
2.          PEDICON: 2017 was held on 18-22 Jan 2017.   Surg Lt Cdr Manas Ranjan Mishra presented poster on Tuberculosis: A great Mimic of JIA and won the 3rd position.

Research:
AFMRC PROJECTS FOR FY 2016 -17: 03 [Ongoing]


Sr No

Project Title

Principal Worker

01

Spectrum of Viral Respiratory Pathogens Among Children with Severe Acute Lower Respiratory Infection

Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra

02

Serum folic acid levels in pregnant mothers: Are supplementation initiatives making an impact?

Surg Capt KM Adhikari

03

Bone health in children infected with HIV- a cross sectional study

Lt Col Deepak Joshi

04

A study of profile of neonates with suspected sepsis in a tertiary care hospital

Col K Venkanarayan


 

AFMRC PROJECTS FOR FY 2017 -18: 03 [PROPOSED]

Sr No

Project Title

Principal Worker

01

Study of Chloride levels in children with Diabetic Ketoacidosis who are manage d with 0.9% saline for fluid correction

Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra

02

Prevalence of subclinical Vit K deficiency in early infancy in exclusively breast fed term infants

Lt Col SC Shaw

03

Construction of transcutaneous bilirubin nomogram and to study the natural history of jaundice in predominantly breastfed term and near term Indian neonates.

Lt Col SC Shaw

04.

A study to compare the pubertal status of HIV infected versus non infected adolescents

Maj Safal Muhammad MK

05

Plasma levels of anti-epileptic drugs in children with breakthrough seizures in idiopathic as compared to symptomatic epilepsy

Maj Gitanjali Jain

06.

Role of N-Gal as an early diagnostic marker

Lt Col Amit Sood

07.

A pilot study to determine the drug levels of Vancomycin and Amikacin in critically ill children in early acute kidney injury

Lt Col Suprita Kalra

 

COMPLETED ICMR PROJECTS (UNDERGRADUATES) STS 2015 – 03

Sr. No.

Project Title

Name of Student

Principal Worker

01

Impact of educational posters on KAP regarding prevention of respiratory tract infections in children

AFG- 6453
Reshma J

Surg Cmde SS Mathai, VSM

02

Clinical profile of Children with nephritic syndrome and risk factors associated with relapse

AFG-6547
Divyanshi

Dr Karalanglin Tiewsoh

03

Effectiveness of shoe covers to decrease colonization in PICU

AFG- Anurag Roy

Surg Cmde SS Mathai

 

ICMR PROJECTS (UNDERGRADUATES) STS 2017 – 07 (Proposed)

 


Sr. No.

Project Title

Name of Student

Principal Worker

01

To study the factors affecting adherence of anti-retroviral therapy in children living with HIV/AIDS

AFG No. 6882
Shreya Singh

Brig Rakesh Gupta

02

Study of impact of birth order on birth weight and weight at follow up during sixth month of age

AFG No. 6852
Pooja Devi

Surg Capt KM Adhikari

03

To assess compliance to aerosol metered dose inhaler (MDI) therapy and factors affecting compliance in children with bronchial asthma

AFG No. 6849
Palash Khanna

Lt Col Deepak Joshi

04

Internet addiction on the rise among adolescents: A wake up call

AFG No. 6830
Jaya Yadav

Lt Col Sandeep Dhingra

05

Factors affecting adherence to skin to skin care at first hour after birth among newborns born through vaginal delivery in a tertiary care hospital

AFG No. 6815
Dipanwita Mukherjee

Lt Col S C Shaw

06

Comparison of physical and anthropometric criteria as a method of assessment of foetal nutrition

AFG No. 6775
Aakash S Shaj

Lt Col Amit  Sood

07

Clinico-radiological profile of children with antenatally diagnosed congenital anomalies of kidney and urinary tract (CAKUT)

AFG No. 6859
Rahul R Mandal

Lt Col Suprita Kalra