AIIMS first batch students won the third prize in a quiz competition in Physiology at Tirupati.
Suprabha Sinha, Raghavi N Malepati and Yashaswi Prabhu S comprised of the team which made us
proud. This was the team which had all of the members who were first year among the 29 teams
which competed for the coveted prize.
Department of Physiology in AIIMS, Mangalagiri innovates teaching of the subject by various
hands-on activities by the students.
The impetus given by Dr Amudharaj (Associate Dean of Student Affairs) and his team of
physiologists in the department is worth mentioning in this context.
Swachhta Pledge was taken by the students and the programme was supported by a committee of
faculty and staff
More activities are planned for the days to come by the
committee co-ordinating the programme.
A new initiative in small group teaching in biochemistry
Department of biochemistry AIIMS Mangalagiri introduced fish bowl method of teaching in its
curriculum. This method of learning is ideal for learning any topic in depth
Students are divided into groups and given topics a week prior to the session. A moderator is
allotted for each group to conduct the fishbowl
Republic Day 2019
First Batch MBBS students of AIIMS Mangalagiri celebrated the country's 70th republic day with a
joyous flash mob at the airport at Gannavaram, Vijayawada. The occasion was marked by felicitations
by the Airport Director as well as the Dean of AIIMS Mangalagiri. The flash mob included a splendid
performance by children who brought in the colours of India through classical dance. (Audio removed
because of copyright issues)
The students appreciated the gesture of Airport Director in inviting them to be part of the
celebration in one of the major focal points of upcoming capital of Andhra Pradesh. AIIMS
Mangalagiri faculty/administrators/staff attended this function as well as the one organised by
Govt. Siddhartha Medical College at Gunadala also.
We express our sincere gratitude to the Airport Authority of
World AIDS Day 2018
On World AIDS Day, the Department of Community & Family Medicine (CFM), All India Institute
of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Mangalagiri, Andhra Pradesh, under the guidance of Dr. Rakesh
Kakkar, Professor and Head, organized a rally at Gandalayapeta, in Mangalagiri in which the
Medical Students of AIIMS Mangalagiri and the faculty of Dept. of CFM participated. The rally
went around the streets spreading the health awareness with key health messages regarding spread
and prevention of HIV/AIDS. This was followed by Role plays by the Medical students in two
groups focusing on the theme of World AIDS Day 2018 “Know your status”.
The role plays were performed on the streets of Gandayapeta and at the Government Primary School
for Scheduled Castes and Tribes respectively. The audience included the people in the local
community and the Primary School children and their parents respectively. Also this was followed
by acapella performed by the students at the school. The events aimed to break barriers to HIV
testing and reduce stigma and discrimination of HIV. We thank the local community and specially,
Mr.Vara Kumar, Headmaster of Govt. Primary school for welcoming the team and making the
programme, a grand success. Medical Students, Aditya and Soumika, were congratulated by the
headmaster and given prizes for effectively co-ordinating the role plays.
We are thankful to APSACS for the health education materials
Cultural Evening in AIIMS
A cultural evening by the first batch of MBBS in AIIMS was planned and executed in a joyous
fashion with involvement of all administrative and academic leaders. The programme had the
blessing of both the Directors of Medical Education of Andhra Pradesh who were instrumental in
bringing AIIMS to Mangalagiri.
The event was rehearsed by the students from various parts of the country and was supervised by
the faculty committee and included music, dance, mimicry, games and a fashion show. Faculty also
had a surprise item in store for the students.
We thank Dr.K Babji, DME (Admn.), AP and our nodal officer Dr.R Sasank, DME (Acad.) and Principal
of Govt.Siddhartha Medical College for their gracious presence to bless our students.
Dr T S Ravikumar, our President, was fully supportive for the
culturals during the rehearsal.
Be friendly but NOT "B" Friendly
The first health protection camp of the fraternity of AIIMS Mangalagiri got underway with full
participation of students and faculty along with the staff of the institute on 31-10-2018.
Deputy Director Administration, Dean, Associate Dean, Faculty and staff of Anatomy, Physiology
and Biochemistry departments actively took part in the programme.
The subsequent sessions at 1 month and 6 months will be
conducted for full immunization of the whole family of AIIMS.
Jigsaw Tutorials Launch
Students are given prior individual topics to prepare. They are first segregated into expert
groups with the same topic where they refurbish their knowledge about a single topic in depth.
They are then reorganised into groups where in each group member will present his own topic .
What the moderators observed... ignited interests to gain indepth knowledge... increased
communication skills... tested leadership qualities ... allowed for exchange of ideas ... and
.... allowed equal participation and gave everyone a chance
to put their point ahead
Urban Camp for Happy and Healthy Communities
First urban health check up camp with theme of life style modification at Gannavaram SLV Anjani
Heights filled the missing link between the residents and our students through detailed history
as per WHO criteria steps questionnaire for NCDs, BP, height, weight, BMI, waist and hip
circumference, urine examination for 10 parameters, blood glucose estimation followed by
consultation and counselling on lifestyle modifications.
Special thanks to Dr. T S RaviKumar, OSD, AIIMS Mangalagiri for the vision.
Happy and Healthy Communities is our Aim and Motto!
AHA-CPR Training for Medicos and Parents
AIIMS, Mangalagiri conducted the first AHA accredited Family & Friends CPR course in India in
association with SVIMS, AP for the students and parents using 50 mannequins simultaneously.
Dr. T S RaviKumar, OSD, AIIMS Mangalagiri conceptualised and implemented the programme.