M.D. Anatomy is the specialized branch of medicine with duration of the three years course that deals with the structure of the human body to acquire mastery in dissection skills, embalming techniques, tissue preparation, staining and mounting museum specimens.

After undergoing the training, the students should be competent enough to correlate the clinical conditions, to analyse it critically, to perform common clinical procedures, to handle emergency situations to meet the basic needs of the medical community, problems related to the anatomy and recent advances and acquire skills of integrating anatomy with other disciplines.

The post graduate student should also acquire qualities of a good teacher by innovative teaching skills in teaching anatomy to medical and para medical students and be able to integrate the teaching of Anatomy with other relevant subjects, while being aware of her/his limitations. Acquire competencies to the subject of anatomy through normal disposition of gross structure and their inter relationship in the human body, to interpret the sequential development of organs and systems with their congenital anomalies. Acquire knowledge in the principles of gene therapy, ethics in genetics, comparative anatomy of the whole body and basic human evolution, anthropological traits and use of related instruments, Microscopic structure of various tissues and organs to correlate it with altered disease processes, able to interpret various radio graphs and recent advances in the above mentioned branches of anatomy to clinical practice.

The Department of Anatomy, Annapoorana Medical College and Hospitals, Salem, since its establishment, has set a vision with high standards and goals to acquire the competencies put forth by the NMC strictly complies with the laid down NMC requirement. The department as a team is involved in innovative methodology of teaching for the first year medical, nursing and allied health science undergraduates. The recent teaching and learning methods are based on Competency Based Medical Education, which is student-centric, employs various innovative techniques to achieve the objectives of various domains like attitude, communication skills, professionalism, practical and procedural skills.

AMCH provides well ventilated dissection hall with embalming facilities, to preserve adequate number of cadavers, facilitating window dissection of important regions and rich hands-on experience in learning practical skills in Anatomy. Histology laboratory is well equipped with instruments like sledge microtome and tissue processing units, which enable the PG students to prepare H&E slides. Magnus binocular microscope with added pro software is available for enriched learning experience in anatomy. Our Anatomy Museum is adequately displayed with wet and dry specimens, 2D & 3D models, charts and with facilitates to learn different museum techniques and model preparations. The department is facilitated with spacious PG seminar hall, computer with audio visual aids, clinical teaching materials, X-Rays, CT, MRI images and Library containing ample PG books and updated latest journals for students benefit.

Research laboratory, Embryology laboratory, Neuroanatomy laboratory and Anthropometry laboratory are readily accessible. For postgraduate trainee, dedicated PG rooms are provided. Clinical postings with adequate hands on patient experience and simulated skills lab experience are the highlights of MD Anatomy program in AMCH.

The institution has a robust student mentoring program, and all the faculty of the department is teacher guardians who guide students in their academic activities for the overall development of the wards. The department encourages the students to follow the principles of research methodology for their thesis completion, enroll in ICMR projects and present papers/ posters during national, international conferences and participate in intercollegiate competitions. The faculties are encouraged to update their knowledge regularly by attending faculty development programs within and outside the college.


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