30 November - 1 December 2017
The International Surgical Meeting held in Jamshedpur, India at the end of 2017 was a two day academic event organised by the Jamshedpur Surgical Society, alumni of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (East Zone) and Tata Main Hospital. The Jamshedpur Surgical Society has the majority of surgeons from Jamshedpur as its members, and is an active academic and social forum. The alumni of RCSEd (East Zone) is a group of surgeons who are members of RCSEd and are based or practising in the East Zone of India. Tata Main Hospital Jamshedpur is a vibrant hospital which takes interest in academic activities. All three dedicated groups came together to produce a good academic programme and discuss surgical topics across frontiers.
It was a prestigious moment for Jamshedpur and its’ surgical fraternity, and they were honoured to welcome the President of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Professor Michael Lavelle-Jones, along with his wife Mrs Christine Lavelle-Jones, Dr Judy Evans, Secretary of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Mr Peter McCollum, ex-exam Convenor of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Dr Sunil Kumar, Head Consultant, Surgery Department at Tata Main Hospital, who represents India as a Council Member of the RCSEd, was the Organising Chairman for the benefit of surgeons of Jamshedpur patient care in general. The organising secretary for the conference was Dr Arunima Verma.
The International Surgical Meeting took place at the Beldih Club and Tata Main Hospital, and welcomed distinguished guests including Mr Sunil Bhaskaran, Vice President Corporate Services of Tata Steel (who was also the chief patron of the event) and Air Marshal (Retd) Dr Rajan Chaudhry, General Manager (Medical Services) of Tata Steel, who was actively involved in organising this prestigious event.
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