Apr 2015 : Report of KCIAPM Slide SeminarR V Metropolis, Bengaluru
The second slide seminar of 2015 was hosted by RV Metropolis Lab. The moderators were- Dr Ravikumar H N , Dr VaniRavikumar and Dr Santosh K.V.
Ten histopathology cases were selected from the archives of RV Metropolis and forty sets of slides were despatched to various medical colleges of Karnataka. Ten PGs from different medical colleges were selected to present the microscopic features of these cases. Also, microphotographs of these cases were posted in KCIAPM web site.
Eighteen colleges sent in their responses, which were compiled by the moderators.
Breakfast was hosted by RV Metropolis Lab and the session started at 10 AM. Dr Vijay shankara s , Hon Secretary began the session by welcoming the students.Case 1-3 discussed by Dr Ravikumar, Cases 4-7 by Dr VaniRavikumar and cases 8-10 by Dr Santosh KV. A total of 120 delegates attended this program. The venue was Pathology Lecture Hall at Victoria Hospital, BMC&RI. Dr Raghupathi, Prof&HOD, was gracious to provide the venue.
The discussion emphasised on approach to case diagnosis, with relevant recent classifications, role of IHC markers and special stains. Basics in approach to a histopathlogic diagnosis were discussed in detail. There was active participation by the PGs and it was truly an interactive slide seminar.
The session ended at 1.30PM. The best presenter was Dr Anoosha from Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical sciences, B G Nagara and she was awarded a cash prize by the moderators.
Dr Anoosha receiving the “Best Presenter’ Award from Dr Santhosh.
The feedback from the PGs was that it was a very useful seminar and helped them for a practical approach to slide interpretation. The consultants from RV Metropolis have reiterated that they will host such slide seminars every year and keep up the tradition as well their commitment to teaching PG students.