INVITING APPLICATIONS FOR CONVENERSHIP OF ACADEMIC COURSES OF BOS

Dear Colleagues,

Season’s greetings to all the members of the “Bombay Orthopaedic Society”.

The BOS Executive Council invites proposals from BOS life members for convening / conducting educational courses during the academic year 2017 – 2018.

Members desirous of conducting a course should write to the Hon. Secretary giving details about the intended course/s. The hard copy / soft copy proposal should reach the BOS Secretariat not later than Saturday, 31st December 2016.

BOS conducted Following Courses during the year 2016-2017, and wish to continue these Course during 2017-2018. BOS has decided to introduce the practice of Mentorship for various Courses to help the convener in better designing of Courses to make them more popular. BOS EC has suggested the names of Mentors for the existing Course and hence future Conveners can use their experience during the planning and execution of courses.

S.No Course Name Proposed Mentors
1. Basic spine Course Dr. Arvind Goregaonkar / Dr. S. K. Srivastava
2. MIS Spine Course Dr. Samir Dalvie / Dr. Vikas Gupte
3. Surgical Approaches Cadaveric Course Dr. Eknath Pawar / Dr. Sudhir Warrier
4. Cadaveric Flap Course Dr. Anil Bhatia / Dr. NSLaud
5. Day School On Imaging Dr. Bhavin Jankharia / Dr. Ram Chaddha
6. Basic Arthroplasty Course Dr. Aseem Parekh / Dr. Harish Bhende
7. Basic Arthroscopy Course Dr. Sanjay Garude / Dr. Roshan Wade
8. Advanced Arthroscopy Course Dr. Abhay Narwekar / Dr. Dinshaw Pardiwala
9. Shoulder Course Dr. Sanjay Desai / Dr. D. D. Tanna
10. Pelvi Acetabular Course Dr. Mohan Desai / Dr. Dinesh Kale
11. Operative Fracture Fixation Course Dr. Anil Karkhanis / Dr. Sangeet Gawhale
12. Hand Surgery Course Dr. Hemant Patankar / Dr. Pankaj Ahire
13. Paediatric Orthopaedic Course Dr. Taral Nagda / Dr. Sandeep Patwardhan
14. Cerebral Palsy Course Dr. Rujuta Mehta / Dr. Atul Bhaskar
15. Osteotomies around the Hip Course Dr. Mangal Parihar / Dr. Rujuta Mehta
16. Basic Ilizarov Course Dr. Milind Chaudhari / Dr. H. R. jhunjhunwala
17. Basic Concepts in Deformity Correction Dr. A. J. Thakur / Dr. Aseem Parekh
18. JESS Course Dr. Sudhir Warrier / Dr. Ram Prabhoo
19. Foot and Ankle Course Dr. Sampat Dhumre Patil / Dr. Sanjay Dhar
20. Orthopaedic Oncology Course Dr. Ajay Puri / Dr. Manish Agarwal
21. New Age Orthopod Dr. Mangal Parihar / Dr. Neeraj Bijlani

You can Apply for the existing Course or Plan a new Course. The proposal should mention in not more than 150 words ‘what is so special’ about the course.

Other required details as below:

  • Name of the course
  • Name of the convener / co-convener
  • Venue
  • Proposed Academic Programme
  • Provisional faculty
  • Expected number of delegates
  • Planned modality of instruction – didactic/ case discussion/ hands-on/ operative
  • Probable dates and duration
  • Estimated expenditure
  • Essential audio-visual requirements
  • Suggested delegate fees (Should include the provision for service tax)
  • Additional requirements if any like – cadavers, webinar, bone models etc.
  • NOC – “No Objection Certificate” from the Head of Department / Institution where the course is likely to be held.

All the courses will have two mentors chosen by BOS Executive Committee, who will be there in advisory capacity to help the conveners design a high quality course.

It is suggested that Mentors shall not be Course Conveners for the designated course as per the list attached. However they may apply as Convener or Co-convener of other courses.

Written commitment and assurance to secure MMC – accreditation for the course

If deemed necessary the applicant should be prepared to make a presentation to the Executive Council to highlight salient features of his course.

The Executive Council of the BOS (2016-17) will evaluate these proposals and make recommendations to the BOS General Body for approval at it’s ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING on Sunday, January 22, 2017at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Kalina, Mumbai.

ALL PROSPECTIVE CONVENERS ARE REQUESTED TO BE PRESENT FOR THE ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING / DEPUTE A SUITABLE REPRESENTATIVE with prior permission of the Chair.

Dr Sanjay Dhar
Hon Secretary