::: : Academic & Achievement

Details of CME programmes,

conferences and academic activities conducted by the institution : 

   1    CHILDHOOD GLOMERULAR DISEASES    25.01.2014    Nephrology
   2    KNEE UPDATE 2014    25.06.2014    Orthopaedics
   3    ADVANCING THERAPEUTICS    06.11.2014    Pharmacology
   4    CONFRONTING CHALLENGES IN SPECIALITIES    11.12.2014    Medicine
   5    ECG WORKSHOP    07.02.2015    Medicine
   6    CLINICS IN LIVER DISEASES    16.05.2015    General Medicine 
   7    PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY MEDICINE     24.05.2015    Pediatrics
   8    CME ON CARDIAC ARYTHMIAS    13.06.2015    General Medicine 
   9    POLYTRAUMA MANAGEMENT     15.07.2015    Orthopaedics
   10   Surgefeast   09.01.16 General surgery
   11   Basic life support  06.03.16 Anaesthesia
   12   CME on Paediatrics 2016 25.06.16 Paediatrics
   13   Basic life support 2016 24.07.16 Anaesthesia
  14   Tuty Arthroplasty 2016 27.08.16 Orthopedics

National / International  Presentations in conferences

“Prevalence of extended spectrum β Lactamase producers among Gram Negative Bacteria in Urinary tract Infections in Thoothukudi”.  Presented at National Conference (IAMM) – Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists at Jaipur.  Dr.V.Kalaivani, Associate Professor of Microbiology.
“Current scenario of STD in Thoothukudi” Indian Association of sexually transmitted Diseases.  Tamilnadu chapter.  Dr.Thadeus, Professor of Dermatology, Thoothukudi.
Indian Association of Dermato Venero Leprology – IADVL.  “Emerging trend in Medical Management of vitiligo” - Dr.Thadeus, Professor of Dermatology, Thoothukudi.
Surprising visual fields in sturge weber syndrome presentation in Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association.  Dr.R.Kumaraswamy, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi.
Bilateral Langer’s Axillary Arch – a case report, published in National Journal of Clinical Anatomy.  Vol 3(2) pg 90-92 (2014) – Dr.V.Dhanalakshmi, Senior Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi. 
Invited Faculty and Resource person as a  Judge for Mycology session for free papers at National Conference of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh – November 2016 – Dr. V. Kalaivani, Associate Professor of Microbiology
Presented a paper on “Prevalence of Blood Stream Infections and Antibiotic Susceptibilities in Thoothukudi – by Automated Blood Culture System” at National Conference of Indian Association of Medical Microbiologists, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh – November 2016 – Dr. V. Kalaivani, Associate Professor of Microbiology
Invited as a judge for “Virology and HIV” Session on November 24th, 2017 at National conference of Medical Micro biologists “MICROCON 2017” at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi. 
Presented a paper on “ Prevalence of Urinary tract infections in a tertiary care centre, Thoothukudi and the Antibiotic Susceptibility pattern of Uropathogens” on November 25th 2017, at National Conference of Medical Microbiologists “MICROCON 2017” at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi. 

Details of awards and achievement received by the faculty : 

Year Award Name
2017  Best Dctor Award   Dr.R. Ramasubramanian, MD., DM., Medical Superintendent  
  Dr. J. Thadeus, MD(Derm.)  , Professor of Dermatology.
  2012   Best Teacher Award      Dr.A.Edwin Joe, MD (FM),BL, Dean  
  Dr.R.Napoleon, MD, Professor of Microbiology  
  Dr.S.Rajan, Professor of Medicine  
  Best Doctor Award       Dr.N.Rajendran,MS.,D.O., Associate Professor  
  Life Time Achievement     Dr.D.Vijayasekaran,MD.,M.Ch  
  Professor of Surgery (Retd.)  
  2013     Best Teacher Award      Dr.A.Edwin Joe, MD (FM),BL, Dean  
  Best Doctor Award       Dr.A.Edwin Joe, MD (FM),BL, Dean  
  Dr.S.Subburathinam, MS,   Associate Professor of Surgery  

Details of awards and achievement received by the students :



  N a m e   o f   t h e   C o m p e t i t i o n  


  Cricket winners in PSG Medical College sports meet  


  Cricket winners in Madurai Intermedical sports meet  


  Volleyball runners in Tamil Nadu Intermedical sports, Stanley  


  First year MBBS students attended conference on 8th March 2013 at Annammal Arts  College, Thoothukudi.  
  Name of the candidate     Topic  
  S. Santhoshini     Obesity and Cardio Vascular Diseases  
  Bibiana & Roshini D     Leptin & Obesity  
  Krishnapriya S     Obesity & Pregnancy  
  Sneha Mohan     Obesity & Paediatrics  
  Devta Viswam & Sharuk S     Obesity & Diabetis mellitus  


  Vellore Intercollege competition  
  Sport     Place          
  Football      Runners    
  Football      Prabhu (Best player)  
  Chess      Prabhu (Runner)  
  CM Trophy - November : Overall 2nd prize  
  Sport     Place     Level     Name  
  Swimming     1st prize     District level     V.K. Vishali  
  3rd prize      Regional level     V.K. Vishali   
  Football      Selected for district level football team in Thoothukudi     M. Prabhu   
  Tirunelveli Intermedical competition – Prayug – (November 13,14, 15) : Runners Trophy - Overall  
  Competition     Place     Name      
  Dual singing      1st prize      Srikarthikeyan & Farah  
  Karate      1st prize      S. Arul Doss  
  Tamil writing      1st prize      Abishek  
  Turn a coat      1st prize      Aparna  
  Tamil writing      1st prize      Aparna  
  English debate      1st prize      Ajay Gopal & Anuvaishnavi  
  Tamil poetry      1st prize      Naveen  
  Mathi yosi      1st prize      Naveen  
  Adopt music     3rd prize      Kailash   
  Western dance      3rd prize        
  Adzap      2nd prize      Karthick  
  Short film      2nd prize        
  Fashion parade      3rd prize        
  Mimicry     4th prize      Pradeep raj  
  Dupped clip      5th prize      Venkatesh, Vishnu & Pradeep raj  
  Drawing      6th prize      Arun Prakash  
  Photography      7th prize      Janarthan  
  Cine quiz      8th prize      Vasanth & Velalagan  
  VOC Intercollege competition – Stereofest-14 – Overall 1st prize  
  Competition     Place     Name  
  Mixed dance      3rd prize      Sahana, Suganya, Sneha, Bala Abirami, Anitha, Yashita  
  Singing      2nd prize      Farah  
  Variety variety      1st prize       
  Adzap      1st prize       
  First place in District Level Inter college swimming competition – 2014  
  Winners Trophy in football competition –“Intermedical Sports festival 2014” , Conducted at Govt. Medical College.  

Projects : 

Short term studentship research project (STS) under Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi 2013 – “Prevalence of Dengue in Thoothukudi Southern Coastal City and Comparitive Analysis of IgG and Igm Antibodies
Ajay Gopal.K (Final Year MBBS student)
Guide : Dr.R.Nepoleon, MD, Professor of Microbiology
Short term studentship research project (STS) under Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi 2014 – “Prevalence of Leptospirosis in Thoothukudi Southern Coastal City.
-          Ajay Gopal.K (Final Year MBBS student),
Guide : Dr.R.Nepoleon, MD, Professor of Microbiology
Best poster presentation for research projects – First Prize in “OTOFEST – 2014 Otorhinolaryngology Educational Fest” conducted by R.A.P.V. Government Trichy Medical College, Trichy, Tamilnadu
-          Ajay Gopal.K (Final Year MBBS student)


1.   Emerging amikacin resistance amoung uro pathogens and cross resistance with other aminoglycosides
2.   Educational intervention to improve prescription writing skill of II year Medical students
3.   Uricosuric effect of losartan in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients
4.   A pharmacovigilance study in dermatology department of a tertiary care hospital
5.   Evaluation of Hyperuricemia as a risk factor for Type 2 Diabetes mellitus
6.   Educational interventions to improve communication skill among interns
7.   A study of Laparoscopic Anatomical closure of umbilical hernia
8.   Comparative study endoscopic temporalis fascia tympanoplasty 
9.   Morphological study of obes and fissures of the lung
10.   Analysis of performance of students with vernacular medium in anatomy after teaching by small groups in their medium
11.   Study of Periodontal disease and the Insulin resistance
12.   Quality Interventions to enhance Communication Skills among interns
13.   Mortality pattern in hair dye poisoning – A Retrospective analysis
14.   Educational Intervention to improve prescription  writing skill of IInd year Medical Student
15.   Study of Morphological variation in Fissures and lobes of lungs
16.   Learning enhancement to overcome linguistic barrior by small group teaching in Anatomy
17.   Oto-Rhino-laryngological Manifestation of Chronic Renal failure
18.   Comparative study of endoscopic temporalis fascia versus endoscopic cartilage tympanoplasty
19.   ENT Manifestations in Systemic Lupus Erythematosis
20.   Bacteriological Profile and Antibiotic sensitivity in chronic Suppurative Otitis Media
21.   Study of prevalence of resistance among Staphylococcus aureus Isolates in Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital with special  reference to Methicillin resistance
22.   Study of prevalence of Dermatophytic infections in Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital, Thoothukudi in Collaborating with Special reference to Methicillin resistance
23.   A study of Hearing Loss in Cisplatin Chemotherapy
24.   A study of Anatomical Variations of Nose and Paranasal Sinuses  in Chronic Rhino Sinusitis
25.   Effectiveness of directly observed procedural skills (DOPS) in improving Manual reduction skills of interns
26.   Stressors inducing stress among first year Medical students
27.   A study on social causes of Burns  injury in Thoothukudi region
28.   A study on Violence against Health Care providers
29.   Detection of ESBL, AmpC, Metallo-β-Lactamase producing enzymes among clinical isolates of Acinetobacter SPP and Psedomonas aeruginosa from in patients of Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital

Competition     Place     Name      
Poster Presentation Resonance’16  - Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumour – Maxilla- Rare Case @Govt. Medical College, Vellore 2nd place M. Bharanidharan,
Quiz competition – “SIMSCON 2016” @ Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital, Puducherry on  30.07.2016 2nd place M. Bharanidharan
29th IAP Pediatric Quiz for Undergraduates @ Madurai Medical College on 29.08.2016 Runner up V. Praveena
Final MBBS
B. Vijayalakshmi
Final MBBS
Microbiology Intercollegiate Quiz Competition : pequenoquest’16 @ K.A.P. Viswanatham Medical College, Trichy on 07.10.2016 1st  place
M. Bharanidharan
M. Pradeepa
P.D. Prasanth

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