Department of Anatomy
Introduction: The Department of Anatomy came into existence in the year of December 2015, as one of the first departments, in the Govt. Medical College, Ambikapur, Chhattisgarh.
It is situated in the old college campus in between Girls’ hostel and new lecture halls. Major activities are centered around teaching and research.
Anatomy has following subsections –
a. Gross Anatomy
b. Neuro Anatomy
c. Microscope Anatomy (Histology)
f. Living & Surface Anatomy
g. Radiological Anatomy
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT – Dr. Ranjana S. Arya
Name of Faculty
Dr. Ranjana S. Arya
MBBS, MS (Anatomy)
Dr. Parmanand Agarwal
MBBS, MD (Anatomy)
Mr. V. Adimulam
|4||Tutor||Dr. Bhupendra Shriwas||MBBS|
Dr. Siraj Ahmed
Dr. Shivaranjani Sahu
BODY DONATION PROGRAM -
Anatomy Department gets Human dead body by voluntary donation by individuals.
Also unclaimed bodies after police no objection certificate are given to anatomy department for teaching and research activities.
We have a very experienced expertise for teaching the subject. The staff is so well-experienced that everybody understands the need for a basic and conceptual learning. We try to deliver a real class, we mean real class because the students, after completion of training discover a new self, a confident and ready to deal with any situation whatsoever it may be. Some of the facilities provided are enlisted as under:
1. Staff Block Area : Teaching staff is as per the Medical council of India norms, for the purpose of teaching and training the students. Separate blocks for Professors, Readers, Lecturers, and Demonstrators are provided.
2. Demonstration Halls : There are demonstration halls for various demonstration purposes. These halls are according to the norms of the Medical Council of India. We at CIMS, again understand the need of proper teaching and training in the subject and therefore the students are paid individual attention for the purpose of learning the subject. We especially feel the need of a student to remove the inhibition while conversation, which in turn helps them to face the viva-voce, confidently.
3. Departmental Library and Seminar hall : The library at the department provides a good number of latest books and journal for reference for the students. The students refer the books and enlighten themselves with the knowledge, provided by the books and reference material. Every student is definitely made to visit the library section for the purpose of proper learning of the subject. The seminar hall, a subsection of the library hall, is equipped with the latest teaching aids, for the purpose of the staff seminar, required for the upgradation of the knowledge of the staff.
4. Lecture Hall : Lecture hall is separate for the department of Anatomy. The Lecture hall is as per the requirements of the Medical Council of India. The Lectures are taken with a special care that the students are made to understand the concepts and a very special attention to the students who are unable to cope up with the subject. The Lecture hall is equipped with the teaching aids recommended by the Medical Council, with all modern the modern amenities like OHP, LCD and other aids as an when required. There is also an approach for integrated teaching for the students.
5. Museum: Anatomy museum which is made as per the norms of the Medical Council. The whole of it is divided into various subsections namely Gross specimens which is made regionwise for the study of the gross parts , Neuroanatomy, Radiology section (CT, MRI and the X-rays for the study of the radiology), Histology, Embryology models, charts and specimens for the study of embryology, and Anthropology. There is an adjacent room for the modeler for the preparation of specimens and their catalogues.
6. Histology Lab: The histology laboratory is just adjacent to the museum and is provided as per the norms of the Medical council. It is equipped with separate teaching and practical facility for the students to see and learn. Each student is provided with a student microscope, and with proper guidance from the teachers the student can learn the subject better.
7. Dissection Hall: The facility of the dissection hall is as per the norms of the Medical Council of India. The hall has a good ventilation and seating arrangement for a minimum of a hundred students. We provide the students with cadavers for the dissection and study of the gross aspects. There are charts displayed for the ready reference during the time of dissection. Presently as there are a hundred students, the students are divided, ten each in one table, for more specific approach to the subject. The storage of the dissected parts and the cadavers is provided in concrete storage tanks as per the norms of the Medical Council.
Achievement and Research :
List of Publications :
1. R.Singh (2000) : Assessment of Gestational Age by foetal BPD and FL by ultrasonography in second trimester of pregnancy, J Anat.Soc.India.
2. Agarwal P, Bhosale YJ. Foramen in the shield: foramen thyroideum. Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences. 2016 Aug 11;5(64):4512-5.
Members of Anatomical Society of India :
1. Dr .R.S. Arya – Professor & Head
2. Dr. Parmanand Agarwal – Associate Professor
Symposium / Seminar :
The students are encouraged to participate in regular quizzes, seminars and presentations to facilitate the improvement in their presenting skills.