I was unanimously elected as Vice President of Tamilnadu State Branch in 1999 and subsequently elevated as President in the years 2001-2003. Our Branch has a high reputation and we are allowed to conduct the next State Conference in the year 2010 at Kanyakumari.
Dr.G.Anandakumar of our Branch is elected as State Vice President in Cisacon 2008 and he is to occupy the chair of State President in the forthcoming State Conference to be hosted by our ISA Branch in the year 2010.
Every year we used to conduct Family get-together apart from monthly scientific meetings. World Anaesthesia Day is enthusiastically celebrated every year. On many occasions combined meetings are conducted with Surgeons, Gynaecologists and other branches of medical faculty to understand their needs and to provide safe quality anaesthesia to each branch of medical faculty.
In the teaching side also, our Branch has so many credentials. Dr.Jeyasekaran Hospital is accredited to conduct DNB COURSE in the field of Anaesthesiology.The first Medical College was established in our District in the year 2002 at Asaripallam. Department of Anaesthesiology and started functioning under the stewardship of Prof.Thirunavukarasu.
They are periodically conducting Training Courses. One among them was recently concluded CME the ZEN 08 (Zero Error Nerve Block). It was jointly conducted by Department of Anaesthesiology, KGMCH and ISA Kanyakumari, under the chairmanship of Dr.K.Radhakrishnan and Dr.J.Edward Johnson as Organizing Secretary who is now elected as Web Committee Chairman and Dr. C. Retnakumar as Treasurer.