Department of Pathology
The Department of Pathology has always been in the forefront of developmental activities of this Medical College. It is quite remarkable that the Professors of Pathology were at the helm of affairs of the institution at many crucial junctures in its long history. Hence it is no surprise that the growth of the development almost paralleled that of the college. The department had been fortunate to have stalwarts in its ranks and name to the department as well as the college because of their dedication and untiring efforts. They set up new benchmarks in the maintenance of high standards in academics as well as diagnostics. The good work has been carried forward by the succeeding Professors and Heads of the Department with great zeal.
The Department of Pathology always led from the front in modernization of laboratories, acquisition of latest infrastructure and equipment and adoption of current techniques in diagnostics. To name a few , our department was one of the first government medical colleges in the state to set up Immunohistochemistry laboratory for accurate typing of tumors to enable fine tuning of management. In the last few years a fresh impetus for research work had been given resulting in publication of many scientific papers in national and international journals.CME programmes and conferences are given top priority in the academic calendar of the department. Faculty and postgraduate students are encouraged to present papers, case reports and posters in state and national conferences and participate in slide quiz programmes and guest lectures. Undergraduate students are also encouraged to take up research activity like ICMR projects. Extracurricular activities are given due importance.