Recent Activities

ISACON Karnataka 2018, Davangere
The 34th Annual State Conference of the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists, Karnataka was held at Davangere from 9th to 12th August 2018 with the support of ISA Davangere, JJMMC and SSIMS & RC, with Dr. Ravi R and Dr. Arunkumar A as the Organizing Chairpersons and Dr. Prabhu BG as the Organizing Secretary. A total of 630 delegates attended the meeting. The 4 workshops - USG - guided Nerve Blocks, Difficult Airway, Mechanical Ventilation & Research Methodology were conducted on 9th August at SSIMS & RC with 220 participants in attendance. The pre-conference CME was held on 10th August at JJMMC with 23 lectures and 400 participants. The conference was held on 11th & 12th August in 3 halls with 68 lectures by eminent speakers from within the state, out of state and abroad (England, Australia and Middle East).

The conference was inaugurated by Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa, MLA, Davangere South and Chairman, Bapuji Educational Association in the august presence of Dr. Venkatagiri KM, Secretary ISA National, Dr. Balabhaskar, President - Elect ISA National, Principals of SSIMS and JJMMC, Dr. B S Prasad and Dr. S B Murugesh, President, Secretary and Treasurer of ISA, Karnataka - Dr. Srinivasalu D, Dr. Sriganesh K and Dr. Sudhir V, President ISA Davangere Dr. Ashok, Organizing Chairpersons of ISACON Karnataka 2018 Dr. Ravi and Dr. Arunkumar, Organizing Secretary Dr. Prabhu BG, Scientific Chairperson Dr. Ravishankar and KMC Observer Dr. Uma on the dais.

Apart from the lectures, the conference presentations included KLE oration, Panel discussions, Young speaker session, Trainee talent session and Private practitioners session. About 200 paper and e-posters were also presented by postgraduate students and anesthesiologists and 3 best papers and posters were awarded. The programme concluded on 12th noon with a valedictory function. The proceedings of the conference were provided to all delegates as Souvenir and CD.

AGBM Participants at ISACON Karnataka 2018

Annual GB meeting at ISACON Karnataka 2018

E-Poster Presentation

Felicitation of Eminent Anaesthesia Teacher Awardee Dr. SS Harsoor

Felicitation of Lifetime Achievement Awardee
Dr. Mallikarjuna D

Flag Hoisting Ceremony

ISA Karnataka EC meeting at ISACON Karnataka 2018

ISACON Karnataka 2018 CME Inauguration

ISACON Karnataka 2018 Inauguration

Presentation of Best City Branch Award to ISA Hubli Dharwad

Presentation of Freelance Practitioner award to Dr Renukaradhya

Presentation of Freelance Practitioner Award to Dr Shivakumar Kumbar

Research Methodology workshop

Workshop inauguration

ISA Sponsored CME
ISA Mysore city branch under the guidance of ISA National organized a CME on "Pain Mangement" at Hotel Coorg International at Madikeri on 20th may 2018. Dr. Venkatagiri, Honorary Secretary, ISA National was the chief guest and Dr. Balabhaskar, President-elect was the guest of honor for the inaugural function. Dr. Kiran Kumar Gera was the coordinator for this CME. Dr. Srinivasalu, President of ISA Karnataka graced the occasion. The CME was attended by 80 delegates. Eminent Faculty across south India shared their expertise with the attendees. The program had active participation and discussion during the sessions.

ISA sponsored CME Inauguration at Mysuru

CME Talk in Progress

PGEXCEL 2018 AIMS, B G Nagara, Mandya
PGEXCEL, the annual postgraduate exam oriented programme of ISA Karnataka was held on 10-11 February 2018 at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, BG Nagara, Mandya under the aegis of newly formed ISA Mandya city branch. 285 postgraduates participated in this event. The hallmark was excellent interactive sessions and active participation of both faculty and postgraduates. President-Elect ISA National Dr Balabhaskar, ISA Karnataka President Dr Srinivasalu, Secretary Dr Sriganesh, Organising Chairman Dr Kempachar, Organising Secretaries Dr Shashank and Dr Prajwal, ISA Mandya Secretary Dr Krishna, and Medical Superintendent of AIMS Dr Manohar were present on the dais during the inauguration. Sri Sri Sri Dr Nirmalanandanatha Mahaswamiji released the souvenir during the PGEXCEL programme.

Dignitaries on the Dais

Souvenir Release

Participants at PGEXCEL 2018

Discussion between Faculty and Postgraduates

ISA, Mandya Branch
ISA, Mandya Branch was inaugurated on 17-12-2017 at Sports Club, Mandya by Dr. Balabhaskar, President Elect, ISA National in presence of Dr. Venkata Giri , Guest of Honor, Secretary, ISA National, Dr. Srinivasalu, President, ISA, Karnataka , Dr. SB Gangadhar, Past GC Member, ISA National and Editor, KAJ and Dr. Sriganesh K, Secretary, ISA, Karnataka. Dr. Kempachar was installed as the President and Dr. Krishna as the Secretary along with all the office bearers of the ISA, Mandya City Branch.