Fellowship in Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology (FGIL Path) at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Kochi - (Accreditation and Certification by Amrita University)

This is a 2 year Fellowship program aimed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of adult and paediatric gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatobiliary pathology and to competently handle issues that arise in routine and specialty/referral practice. The Fellowship will be awarded by Amrita University after successful completion of theory and practical exam at the end of the 24-month training program.






The objectives are enumerated below :

  • To increase knowledge and experience in neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases that primarily or secondarily affect the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and liver in both adult and paediatric patients.
  • To strengthen diagnostic skills in gastrointestinal and liver pathology by interpreting histological findings in the light of clinical presentation and laboratory data and with the full awareness of the potential clinical impact of the diagnosis and differentials.
  • To independently evaluate intraoperative consultations.
  • To gain exposure in transplant pathology.
  • To understand the utility of ancillary techniques available for the accurate assessment and diagnosis in the field of gastrointestinal and liver pathology, such as special histological stains, immunohistochemistry and molecular studies.
  • To gain experience in FNA cytology of liver and pancreas.
  • To understand the role of molecular science for disease characterisation, prognostication and therapeutic benefits.
  • To develop an appreciation of the multidisciplinary team approach to the treatment of patients with these diseases.
  • To enhance teaching abilities through interaction with pathology trainees, students and clinicians.
  • To gain experience in research techniques, write up research protocols and utilize these techniques to complete research projects.

Eligibility Criteria

Essential : Post - graduate training in pathology (MD / DNB)
Desirable : Demonstration of interest in GI Pathology
Duration of Program : 24 months
Closing date of application : 10.11.2018

Course starting in January 2019

To apply :

Please send the following to:

Sub: FGIL Path

  • Curriculum Vitae – include 2 referees, and list your publications in Vancouver citation style.
  • Personal Statement to support your application (no more than 1000 words).
  • A research proposal that can be completed in 12 months. (One side of A4 page).

For further information:
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,
AIMS-Ponekkara P.O., Kochi-41, Kerala, India.
Phone: +91 (484) 2801234, Ext: 8020, Dr. Roopa Paulose (Course organizer)

Amrita Fracture Course 2018

Dates : October 20 -21, 2018
Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (Amriteshwari Hall, Tower 2 Floor 5)

The Amrita Fracture Course 2018 is designed to provide young orthopaedic surgeons and residents with fundamental knowledge of the operative treatment of fractures with a rich mix of theory, case discussions and hands-on workshops. We look forward to welcoming you all to Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi on 20th and 21st October 2018.

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Please note that delegate numbers are restricted this time, so kindly register early.

For further details please contact the organising secretary

Dr. Druvan S / Dr. Balu C Babu
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics
Ph 9446217233

Vacancy in Quantitative Research at Amrita

Salary in the region of 700000 to 800000 INR per annum

Deadline: 25th September 2018

Research Area: Antibiotic prescribing and infection control in surgical pathways

Research Approach: Health Systems and management research investigating economic, operational and political performance indicators relating to antibiotic prescribing

Project Duration: 3.5 Years

We are seeking a highly motivated researcher with good quantitative skills to work in a translational project on ‘Optimising antibiotic use along surgical pathways: addressing antimicrobial resistance and improving clinical outcomes’, funded by a UK funder, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). The work would focus on how antibiotic use can be optimised along the entire surgical pathway.

The post-holder will work alongside Dr. Sanjeev Singh (Medical Superintendent, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences) and other researchers on the project and play a pivotal role in driving this project forward, carrying out research and feeding back data and findings across the project as necessary. Travel throughout India, to the UK, and potentially South Africa, sometimes for extended periods of time will be necessary.

Necessary training will be provided.

Research Position:

Junior / Senior Research Associate/Fellow

Essential Qualification: Postgraduate degree in Operational Research/Management Science/Business Analytics with a focus on Simulation Modelling.

Preference: Proven experience of undertaking quantitative research in a healthcare context, and/or in an international context is desirable, but not essential, ability to interpret highly complex data and present information to influence decision makers, both in India and overseas, ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels, excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write for academic publications and grant reporting, ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Interested candidates may apply with CV to :

Phone: +91 (484) 2851234 Ext: 1836

4th Amrita Heart Conclave 2018

Dates : November 17th and 18th, 2018
Venue : Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi

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Fellowships in Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine











Applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to the following fellowship programs.

  1. Fellowship in Hepatobiliary and Solid Organ Transplantation
    Duration : One Year No. of seats available : 4 seats ( 2 in January & 2 in July)
    Eligibility : MD/DNB in Anaesthesia
  2. Fellowship in Paediatric Anaesthesia
    Duration : One Year No. of seats available : 2 seats (1 in January & 1 in July)
    Eligibility : MD/DNB in Anaesthesia
  3. Fellowship - Neuro and Ortho Anaesthesia
    Duration : One Year No. of seats available : 2 seats (1 in January & 1 in July)
    Eligibility : MD/DNB in Anaesthesia
  4. In house training in
    Ultrasound Guided Regional Anaesthesia
    – 2 seats (6 months)
    Difficult Airway & Fibreoptic Intubation – 4 seats ( 3 months each)
    Eligibility : Candidates should have completed 1 year as Senior Resident / Assistant Professor in the department
  5. Indian Diploma in Critical Care Medicine (IDCCM)
    (Recognised by Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine)
    Duration : One Year No. of seats available : 4 seats
    Eligibility : MD/DNB in Anaesthesia/General Medicine/ Respiratory Medicine

Interested candidates may send the applications to:

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