::Departments : Pre-Clinical : ANATOMY

Short history of the Department:
  •  The founder professor and HOD  Dr.M.Muthu designed the infrastructure of the department and the museum.
  • Now the department is recognized for postgraduate course M.S(Anatomy) since 1978 as per MCI orders dated September 2010 with an intake of one per year. So far twelve postgraduate students have completed their course from this department.
  • Annual conference of ASSOCIATION OF ANATOMISTS, TAMILANDU were held during 1984, 1993, 1996 and 2000.
  •  Medical Exhibitions were held during 1980 and 2000.
  • TANFESS ‘06 & TANFESS ’08 jointly organized by the department & department of ENT held ‘’cadaver dissection –Hands on Workshop”.
  • ANATOMICA MODERNA ‘06’ was held to inaugurate ‘VIRTULITY REALITY TRAINING’. The department is now fully equipped with all audiovisual aids.
  • Body donation awareness programmes are now motivating individuals to register themselves for body donation. Body Donations to the department so far is 111which indeed is a great contribution by the public to the department and towards medical education.
  • Eligibility:  M.B.B.S
  • Qualifying for +2 Examinations.
  • Course duration:-1 year
  • Sanctioned No. of Seats-150
  • Affiliated University – The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.
  • Selection Procedure- Based on merit by Counseling thus single window system by Director of Medical Education, Chennai
  • University Examination – as per the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai norms.
P.G DEGREE : M.D (Anatomy)
  • Eligibility:  M.B.B.S  (Competitive qualifying entrance examination conducted by the Govt. of Tamilnadu)
  • Course duration:-3 year
  • Sanctioned No. of Seats-1
  • Affiliated University – The Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai.                                                
Selection Procedure:
                     University Examination – as per the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai norms.  

Periodic Academic held in the department:
  • Seminars and symposiums by U.G students of every year.
  • Seminar, symposium and journal clubs for P.G Students.
  • Virtual reality training teaching facility with live demonstration of cadaver discussions.
Research & Publications:
  1. Trachea and made of branching of bronchial tree-2008
  2. Variations in the branching pattern of each of aorta-2009
  3. Basilar astery and its variations -2010
  4. Variations in the pattern of hepatic vein-2011
  5. Anatomical Variations in the coronary sims and its tributaries -2012
     1.variations in pancreatic duet pattern – National journal of clinical Anatomy –
         Dr.Sulochana, Dr.T.Sivakami.

Prizes and award constituted by the Department:

          Balambigai Gold Medal exam - for the best performing I M.B.B.S Student in a competitive exam.

Awards won:

         Elsevier Quiz’s for U.G’s.
2011-J.Karthick, R.Ranjitha,K.Jayashre.
2012- Begum Khalida, AL.Sethuraman,Tijo P.Jose R.Ramya,G.Dhanvanth,Bandhalarajan.

CME’S Programme:
  1. Anatomica Moderna –Installation of VRT facility& CCTV in the lecture hall -25.03.2006
  2. State of art in spine surgery – Anatomical considerations in spine-29.07.2007
  3. Tanfess 08’- Hands on workshop on cadaver dissection- 05.07.2008
  4. TANOTO – Workshop on Temporal lone dissection -31.01.2009
  5. CME- Basics of Molecular genetics and applications in oncogenetics  -04.12.2010.

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