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The Elite School of Optometry conducts a useful workshop on independent practice of Optometry.

The workshop on Practice Management was organized at Elite School of Optometry on October 28th 2014 for the BS Optometry Final Year Students as a unique first time event. Mr Sanjay H Mehta (Batch 2), Mr Prithie Singh Rekhi (Batch 2), Mr Arumugham (Batch 6) and Mr Kalikivayi Venkatramana (Batch 5), highly enthusiastic and renowned [...]

The Sankara Nethlaya Academy student’s bags merit scholarship from TechMed Healthcare, Chennai

Techmed healthcare organized a state level quiz competition for the “LIFE SCIENCE AWARD, 2014” on 18th October, 2014.
The purpose of the program is to help lab technicians who come from poor socio-economic background with merit scholarships and to create awareness on opportunities in life sciences field. Around 200 students across the state competed in the [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy Conducts the 5th Nethra Vidya Series Session On Binocular Vision And Vision Therapy

Delegates at the Practical Session at the Program
As an institution in the forefront of Sankara Nethralaya’s real time teaching and training initiatives the Sankara Nethralaya Academy had launched the ‘Continuing Optometric Education Program’ back in 2010. The same was revived, enhanced, aptly renamed as ‘Nethra Vidhya’- A Continuing Optometric Education Progam- 2014’and re – launched [...]

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy conducts a niche session touching on the legal aspects of healthcare delivery on 25.10.2014

With the rapid emergence of corporatisation of health care sector, extremely demanding patient segment and insurance providers for health care management, it has become imperative now than ever before for those related to health, medicine, hospitals and hospital administrators, NGOs, Trust operating hospitals to adhere and execute appropriate policy matters with respect to medical care.
To [...]

The SN Academy conducted a session on Effective Supervisory / Communication skills for Healthcare Managers

The Sankara Nethralaya Academy the teaching and training arm of Sankara Nethralaya conducted a niche, one day training program on “Effective Communication & Supervisory Skills for Managers on 18th October 2014.
The session started with a warm welcome note and the need for supervisory skills in professional managers by Shri A. Mahalingam, Assistant Registrar of the [...]

A research paper on the molecular diagnostic tests PCRs for rapid diagnosis of tuberculosis, from Sankara Nethralaya is adjudged as the best published paper in bacteriology.

A useful study by Dr. K. Lily Therese, HOD & Senior Professor L&T Microbiology Research Centre which includes SAIL Molecular Microbiology Section, at the Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, to confirm the precise diagnostic value of clinical specimens for tuberculosis testing and remove current ambiguities in the same owing to the [...]

Students from Christian Medical College, Vellore visit Sankara Nethralaya as part of their education tour.

Students pursuing their Hospital Management and Staff Training and Development at CMC, Vellore visited the Sankara Nethralaya Main campus as a part of gaining exposure and learning. The students were guided to the various medical and non-medical departments by the Assistant Registrar of the Sankara Nethralaya Academy Shi A.Mahalingam and learnt the various functions by [...]

High end perceptorship program throws valuable light on specialty ophthalmic topics

The Sankara Nethralaya academy the education arm of Sankara Nethralaya conducted a Retina & Uvea perceptorship program for the benefit of ophthalmologists comprising of senior physicians and surgeons from Singapore and Malaysia. The participants were exposed to in-depth presentations, unique case discussions, video demos and hands on training of Ozurdex injectioin in wet lab. The [...]

Sankara Nethralaya Academy faculty get real time exposure to effective teaching and communication

Dr Ramnarayan, Vice Chancellor, Manipal University at the Session

Dr Sudhakar Nayak, Dean and Head , Department of Biochemistry and Medical Education, Manipal University, Manipal at the session.
As an institution committed to constant upgradation of its faculty and the firm belief that only a teacher well versed in the art and science of teaching can stand [...]

The Rotary Club of East Madras joins the battle against the cancer of the eye.

The Terry Fox Foundation the Canada based body espousing the cause of its illustrious champion against cancer, Terrance Stanley Fox conducts the ‘Terry fox Run- A Marathon of hope’ the world over to raise funds for cancer research and treatment. This August body had preferred Sankara Nethralaya as the beneficiary of its assistance in year [...]