WEBSITE LAUNCH OF THE ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS INDIA, D.K. CHAPTER
Mangaluru: The website www.apidk.org was launched on 19.06.2020 at Father Muller Medical College Hospital by Dr. B.H. Krishnamurthy Rao, founder President of API, DK Chapter at 3 pm. Dr. B.H. Krishnamurthy Rao spoke on the initial days in 1991 when the association was established with only 35 members and now it has grown to 160 members. Rev. Fr. Ajith Menezes, Administrator, FMMC was the guest of honor. He spoke on use of technology in the present COVID Era and importance of virtual meet. Dr H. Prabhakar, Interventional Cardiologist, Father Muller Medical College Hospital and the former President of API DK Chapter spoke on the importance of website for API DK Chapter to foster communication among its members. Guest speaker Mr. Gerard Colaco spoke on effective personal investments in COVID Era. The function was presided by Dr. Venkatesha B.M., President, API DK Chapter. Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Mohammed Ashraf, Treasurer. Introductory note and insight into the website was given by Dr. Archana Bhat, Secretary, API DK Chapter. The programme was live telecasted on YouTube https://youtu.be/6P18FN5eYP0, was viewed by more than 150 participants.
The Father Muller Medical College has been in the forefront of medical education and has incorporated the e-learning into its curriculum even prior to the COVID pandemic. With a strong and gifted faculty the college has catered to many budding physicians. The Father Muller Charitable Institutions has supported events in the medical and allied health college realm, thus helping its students and faculty to ever broaden their horizon.