The Department of Orthopedic Surgery
The Department provides high expertise teaching and training to Undergraduates, Postgraduates, and paramedical students. We have an annual intake of 8 (4 every 6 months )Post-graduate (M.S) students. We are committed to provide the best training to our residents. A well-stocked Departmental Library, along with a fully equipped simulation lab, having training stations with all bone models and full set of instruments and implants, aids this. The lab also has a state of the art arthroscopic simulation model (Arthromentor) with multiple knee and shoulder modules for trainees to practice. This along with a wide exposure to a large number of surgical procedures performed by the experts, ensures the resident trainees graduate with a high level of expertise and confidence. (Link to PG academic calender)
The Department regularly organizes focused short term training courses and workshops, which are open to participants from within and outside JIPMER. Cadaveric training programs are also conducted frequently in association with Department of Anatomy,. (Link to course calender) (Photographs of previous courses)
The Department of Orthopaedics, at JIPMER is also one of the few nodal centers in the country offering American College of Surgeons Certified, Advanced Trauma and Life support (ATLS) Courses spread throughout the year. (Link to ATLS COURSE Calender)
The Department also conducts Basic Trauma Life support (BTLS) Training for Interns, and First Aid providers course for MBBS students each year.
A strong alumni also exists, who have been trained here since 1970,s. We have our Alumini members spread across Asia, United Kingdom and the United states. We organise alumini meet once a year with an aim of inspiring to our young trainees and proving them a unique opportunity to network with some of the best brains in the speciality. (photograph of last alumni meet)