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Post graduate trainee’s stupendous performance wins her Gold

Dr. Abhilasha Maheshwari, pursuing her Post graduate degree offered by the Diplomate National Board of examination at the CU Shah institute of Post graduate Science, Sankara Nethralaya won the “Divya Chaturvedi gold medal award’ for her outstanding performance on the paper subspeciality of uveitis and inflammatory diseases, in the examinations held in April’ 2014.

World’s leading Contact lens practice and education bodies bestow rare honour on Sankara Nethralaya’s Contact Lens head

It was two glorious feathers of glory on the cap of Dr. Rajeswari Mahadevan the young head of Sankara Nethralaya’s Contact Lens clinic with a passion for her subject, specialization and care of her patients. Dr Rajeswari was selected for the ‘IACLE contact lens educator of the year’ earlier in the year by the highly [...]

Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai chosen as preferred ‘Examination Center’ by the prestigious ‘Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons’ Edinburgh

The Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh the highly prestigious academic body dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in surgical practices through its involvement in education, training, conducting examinations and liaison with medical institutions worldwide, conducted its FRCS-Ophthalmology examinations in the country after a gap of 10 years. The world acclaimed [...]

SPECIALITY CONTACT LENSES – An eye opener for practising Optometrists

The third session in the Nethra Vidya series of Continuing Optometric Education (COE) 2014 by the Sankara Nethralaya Academy was conducted on 15th June 2014. The topic was speciality contact lens fitting and it was enthusiastically attended by 40 Optometry graduates and young practitioners.
The highly educative session started with a welcome address by Anuja R [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy`s 7th batch of Certificate Course in Hospital Management (CCHM) inaugurated on 21.06.2014

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy, the academic arm of Sankara Nethralaya which has carved a niche for itself among Health care and Hospital Management professionals with its trailblazing courses in these subjects like MBA in Hospital & Healthcare Management, Certificate Course in Hospital financial Management and launched the ‘7th batch of weekend Certificate Course in Hospital [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy addresses the challenges of healthcare marketing

As part of its holistic approach to the management and delivery of healthcare and enhancing every facet of it, the Sankara Nethralaya Academy the academic arm of Sankara Nethralaya, a unit of Medical Research Foundation conducted an in-depth seminar on one of the most challenging and relatively untouched field of healthcare marketing. The seminar titled [...]

Healthy Career Choices in Health Care

What branch of education to pursue after completing class 10 or 12? A perennial question, with the stock answer being engineering or medicine. However young people had an opportunity to discover a whole range of interesting, high growth courses in the healthcare sector that could help them build great careers, at a career counseling session [...]

A Hands-on Summer Training programme by VIBS

A hands on summer training programme was conducted by the Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science between 19th May and 6th June 2014. A total of 13 participants (4) in Biochemistry & Cell Biology,  (4) in Genetics & Molecular Biology and (5) in L & T Microbiology departments from  SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre(1), [...]

Sankara Nethralaya’s giant stride to yet another milestone

In its pursuit to excellence, Jagadguru Kanchi Sri Chandrasekarendra Nethra Nilayam, yet another centre of distinction under the Medical Research Foundation demonstrated its clear commitment to highest level of care for its patients, infection control and prevention, leadership and medical management, to be awarded India’s most coveted accreditation for hospitals and health care providers awarded [...]