Continued Medical Education


The first CME was conducted at Akash Hospital by the Department of Neurosurgery on 2nd of January 2015. The theme for the CME was Polytrauma; it covered a wide spectrum of topics relating to management of polytrauma, pertaining to acute head injuries, critical care, associated radiological features and long term rehabilitation of Polytrauma victims. The CME was attended by a large number of delegates.

The CME commenced with an inaugural program which was presided over by the chief guest Dr. Prem Kumar, who is the registrar of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore. The other dignitaries for the inaugural function were Mr. K Muniraju, Founder Secretary and Chairman Akash Group of Institutions, Director Dr. H V Satish Babu, Medical Superintendent Dr. V Govinda Raju and Principal of proposed Akash Medical College Dr. D S Vasudeva. The Speakers for the day were,

  1. Dr Nagaraj. S , Assistant professor Department of Radiology and lmaging Akash Hospital.
  2. Dr H V Satish Babu, Director and Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, Akash Hospital.
  3. Dr Divakar Bhat, Professor, Department of Cardio thoracic Surgery, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore.
  4. Dr Srikanta Swamy, Professor, Department of Neurology, Vydehi Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangalore.
  5. Dr Saddath Unnisa, Consultant Anesthetist, Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.
  6. Mr. Reuben Daniel, Chief Incharge for Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Association of People with Disability, Bangalore.

The CME was conducted in a "state of the art" B C Roy Lecture hall in the proposed Akash Medical College. With a large number of participants and a panel of distinguished speakers the CME was a memorable, highly educational, and "not-to-be-missed" event.

On the occasion of World Health Day - 07/04/2017, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Community Medicine jointly conducted a CME on “MIND UR MIND”. The topics were more relevant and apt for the World Health Organisation theme: Depression: let’s talk. Topics covered were importance of WHO day, facts and figures, neurobiology, comorbidities in depression, sleep and depression, postnatal depression, diagnosis and myths, treatment and management of depression.