Recent News From Vellore

The Family Medicine Distance Education Programme run by CMC Vellore was started in 2006, in response to the CME needs of the huge numbers of doctors emerging from Indian medical colleges, who settle into general practice (GP) or Family Medicine as it is known in India, without any formal training […]

Vehicle for Outreach Clinics, Low Cost Effective Care Unit, Vellore India Christian Medical College Vellore (CMC) set up the Low Cost Effective Care Unit (LCECU) as a response to the escalating cost of modern healthcare. The latest diagnostic equipment and the best drugs bring improvements in patient outcomes. However the […]

I visited CMC to represent Australian FOV at the Council Meeting in January. Priorities have changed significantly since my last visit 2 years previously. The focus of the Council in 2011 was the development of the Chittoor campus. Now the focus for the Council is on the Kannikapuram campus where […]

A number of new facilities were dedicated on January 31, 2014 by the Council Chairman, Dr. Kuruvilla Varkey, in the presence of the administrators, council members, faculty and staff. As you are aware, the annual CMC council meeting took place in late January. On the Hospital Campus, a mobile Blood […]

The medical services at CMC are advancing to such an extent that many departments have established separate units to deal with expertise required to deal with unique sub specialties. As of January 2014, the Department of ENT will function as five units with General ENT and a sub-specialized area for each unit. Accordingly, Unit […]

CMC Vellore was chosen from among 1000 institutions from the Indian subcontinent as the best among the Private Medical institution. The award was presented on 9th January 2014 in new Delhi. The selection was processed and evaluated by KPMG in collaboration with the World Consulting & Research Corporation.

Another year is slipping by never to return again. Another New Year will dawn with its promises and hopes, new resolutions and excitement. This transition of old to the new has been occurring over centuries with such clockwork regularity that it makes me wonder whether our response to this event […]

Dr. Vinohar Balraj, Professor of Community Health retired on November 28, 2013 after 25 years of dedicated service to the institution. Dr. Vinohar joined CMC in 1970 for his undergraduate medical studies. After his service obligation at Karigiri SLRTC, Dr. Vinohar joined CMC for his postgraduate studies in Community Medicine […]

Dr. George John, Professor and Head of Medical ICU and Division of Critical Care retired on November 8, 2013 after 32 years of dedicated service to the institution. He joined CMC for his undergraduate studies in 1971. Dr. George was a brilliant student, winning many academic honours Following internship, he […]

Ian Olver, the President of the Australian Board has been very keen to establish a branch of the FOV in NT. That was one of the main reasons why the AGM was held at Darwin to coincide with the Alumni gathering. Dr. Mahiban Thomas, an alumnus of CMC has been very […]

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