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Madras Medical College - Institute day Oration 2019

Dr. P. Raghu Ram, President elect of The Association of Surgeons of India was invited to deliver the prestigious ‘Professor S. Deivanayagam Oration’ on the occasion of ‘Institute Day’ - a day celebrated annually to commemorate the formation of the Dept. of General Surgery in Madras Medical College - the third oldest Medical School in India(est. 1935). 

Many doyens in the field of Surgery have been trained in this world renowned Academic Centre of excellence...

Dr. Raghu Ram commenced his Oration titled 'Breast cancer care in 2019' by paying rich tributes & saluting Dr Shobha Varthaman - alumnus of Madras Medical College & proud mother of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman - India's brave heart ‘Real Hero’. he said Dr Shobha Varthaman, an Anaesthesiologist, epitomises the quintessential ‘woman of substance’ who has herself served humanity amidst cataclysmic violence, healed the wounded in some of the worst conflict zones around the world.

He expressed his heartfelt gratitude to Prof Kannan - Director, Institute of General Surgery @ MMC and the dynamic committed faculty & trainees for bestowing this honour upon him