Srinagar 17th September, 2022 :
The department of Clinical Hematology & Blood and Marrow Transplant SKIMS today inaugurated National CME in hematology at SKIMS auditorium. The theme was ” Current Insights Into Hematology and Blood Marrow Transplant” . The eminent hematologist of the country Prof. B. M Aggarwal who is at present Professor and Head Dept. Of Hematology Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Mumbai was the chief guest on the occasion. The program will be followed by one day scientific session in which experts from across country will present scientific papers on various day to day issues in hematology.
Director SKIMS/ Ex-Officio Secretary to Govt. Prof. Parvaiz A Koul in his address complimented the department for organizing the event and expressed hope the scientific sessions will be thought provoking and will give deeper insights into future of hematology. He also hailed contribution of luminaries such as Prof. Ismail Qadri , Prof. Ramesh Pandita Samoon Jeelani and many others who he said contributed tremendously in the growth of hematology which has come a long way , he added. He further added that many students of SKIMS are doing extraordinary well at world level in top institutions like Harvard etc.
Chief guest Prof. B.M Agarwal in his brief adress to the audience thanked SKIMS for invitation and appreciated progressive and resilient nature of Kashmiris.
Dean Medical Faculty Prof. Bashir Ahmed Laway highlighted the academic achievements of the organisation and appreciated many other patient services department is providing. He also said that hematology from past many decades has progressed and there is rapid change in treatment modalities in cancer management. The department is currently running DM courses in hematology and said the intake capacity will be increased in future.
Prof. and HOD Javid Rasool welcomed the guests and thanked administration for their cooperation and support. Organising secretary Dr. Afaq ahamad Khan gave detailed introduction of Chief guest Prof. M.B. Agarwal while organising secretary Dr. Reashma Roshan presented vote of thanks.