Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, Karad

Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade (CGPA:3.20 on 4 Point Scale) An ISO 9001:2015 Certified University
Krishna Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Karad has been accredited by NABH
KIMS Diagnostics(Laboratory) is Accredited by NABL Blood Bank is Accredited By NABH
Neonatal ICU is Accredited by National Neonatology forum of India

International Multidisciplinary Conference 2020

Organized by


on 5th - 6th February 2020


Dear Colleagues,

The Organizing Committee is glad to invite you to the “International Multidisciplinary Conference 2020” being organized by Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences “Deemed To Be University”, Karad on 5 th & 6 th February 2020. The Faculty from universities like Michigan, Yale, Southern Utah of United States along with Faculty from IIT, Mumbai and other reputed institutes will extend their expertise in this conference. You are cordially invited to join this academic feast along with your fellow faculty members and PG Students.


Hon’ble Dr. Suresh Bhosale

Chancellor, KIMSDU, Karad

Dr. Pravin Shingare

Hon’ble Pro-Chancellor, KIMSDU, Karad,

Dr. Vedprakash Mishra

Hon’ble Chief Advisor to Chancellor, KIMSDU, Karad


Dr. (Mrs.) Neelima A. Malik

Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, KIMSDU, Karad


Dr. Arun R. Risbud

Director, Research, KIMSDU, Karad



Dr. M. V. Ghorpade

Registrar, KIMSDU, Karad

Dr. S. T. Mohite

Dean, Faculty of Medical Sciences

Dr. Vaishali Mohite

Dean, Faculty of Nursing Sciences


Dr. K. C. Wingkar

Prof. & Head, Dept. of Physiology,

Dr. Sujata Kanetkar

Prof. & Head, Dept. of Pathology, KIMSDU, Karad


Ms. Archana Kaulagekar

Assistant Registrar (Academics)


Dr. Anand Joshi

Prof. Dept. of Physiology


Dr. Nanda Patil

Prof. Dept. of Pathology


Dr. V. C. Patil

Prof. & Head, Dept. of Medicine


Dr. Sunil Jagtap

Prof. Dept. of Pathology


Dr. Avinash Mane

Asst. Prof. Dept. of Pathology


Day 1: Wednesday, 5 February, 2020

Time Topic of Lecture Speaker
9:30 am - 9:45 am New trends in Pathology. Where are we headed? Dr. Rajan Dewar
9:45 am - 10:20 am Placental Pathology – A personal tribute to Dr. Vijay Joshi Dr. Megha Joshi
10:20 am - 10:30 am Placental Pathology commentary Dr. Vinita Parkash
10:30 am - 11:00 am Inauguration
11:00 am - 11:15 am Tea Break
11:30 am - 11:45 am Break
11:15 am - 11:45 am PNH - Hematology's biggest misnomer Dr. Bakul Dalal
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Cases from hematopathology Dr. Rajan Dewar
12:30 pm - 01:00 pm Bone marrow biopsy interpretation - case discussion Dr. Bakul Dalal
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Key note Address : A Path Odyssey: Digital Transformation in Pathology Dr. Matthew Leavitt
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Missed cases & their clinical impact Case presentations Dr. Vinita Parkash
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Diagnoses I Clinched in 2019 and Diagnoses I missed in 2019 Dr. Megha Joshi
4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation - Pathology & India: What worked in IT, will it work in Pathology?
Moderator: Dr. Rajan Dewar
Panelists: Dr. M. G. Deo, Dr. Bakul Dalal, Dr. Megha Joshi, Dr. Matthew Leavitt,
Prof. Kannan Moudgalya, Dr. Vinita Parkash, Dr. Arun Risbud, Dr. Uttara Joshi

The Scheduled talk by Prof. Kannan Moudgalya, IIT, Mumbai on 6th February 2020 will be delivered on 5th February 2020.
Time : 12:00 noon        Venue : Venus Hall, Krishna Hospital Building

Day 2: Thursday, 6 February, 2020

Time Topic of Lecture Speaker
9:30 am - 10:00 am Digital transformation of India's healthcare -
How to utilize the IT infrastructure in health care to improve health for 1.3 billion people.
Dr. Rajan Dewar
10:00 am - 10.30 am Medical education – traditional curricula & learning in the Information age Dr. Kanchan Wingkar
10:30 am - 11:00 am Digital education for nurses – scaling up Breast feeding for the country Dr. Rupal Dalal
11:00 am - 11:30 am Digital Education and Public health: MooC for PAPs Dr. Rajan Dewar
11:30 am - 11:45 am Break
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Digital transformation in pathology – Aira Matrix Dr. Uttara Joshi
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm Key note address : Driving Digital Transformation with disruptive innovation Dr. Matthew Leavitt
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Lunch Break
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Morphle and pathology Dr. Tanvee Kulkarni
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Medical Errors, health care & Technology Dr. Vinita Parkash
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm Panel Discussion: Digital Transformation - Healthcare & India.
Moderator: Dr. Rajan Dewar
Panelists: Dr. Megha Joshi, Dr. Uttara Joshi,
Dr. Vinita Parkash, Prof. Kannan Moudgalya, Dr. Kanchan Wingkar,
Dr. Sujata Kanetkar, Dr. V. C. Patil
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Valedictory



Category Single Day Registration Both Days Registration
Faculty 1000 1500
PG Students 500 1000
Undergraduate Students Free Registration

      - Registration form of PG Student should be endorsed by Principal /Dean or Head of the Department.
      - Registration is mandatory for all those attending the Conference.
      - Registration Fee is Non- transferable

Registration Instructions

Registration is mandatory for all those attending the Conference.

Registration Payments can be made through DD / RTGS / NEFT payable in favour of KIMSDU ACADEMIC CONCLAVE

Registration Fee is Inclusive of Service Tax as per current Government Norms.

Receipt of payment will be handed over at the conference venue with conference kit.

The certificate with MMC credit hours will be posted after the conference

Details of the account are as follows:
Bank Name : The Shamrao Vithal Co-op. Bank Ltd. Address Of Bank : Karad Branch, Plot No 118,
Budhavar Peth, Station Road, Karad.
Account No. : 120003130003269
IFSC Code : SVCB0000200



Karad is a small but upcoming town in Satara Dist. It is situated on the banks of the confluence of Krishna & Koyna Rivers. It is on Pune – Bengluru national highway no. 4 and is well connected to other cities by road & rail. It is surrounded by many places of tourists interest like Koyna Dam, Ozarde water falls, Shri Ram temple at Chaphal and Satara etc. Radhanagari Dam, Dajipur Bison Sanctury, Gokak Falls are few other places on 2-3 hours drive from Karad


International Airport at Mumbai and Domestic Airports at Pune, Belgaum and Kolhapur.


Mumbai - Kolhapur, Nijamuddin - Hubli, Gondiya - Kolhapur, Kurla - Bengaluru and all other major trains destined for Kolhapur and Mumbai have stop overs at Karad.


Regular Bus service from Mumbai (350 km), Pune (162 km), Kolhapur (70 km), Solapur (240 km), Belgaum (170 km), Bijapur (210 km) is available.

Places to Visit



To Know More About Mahableshwar

Mahabaleshwar, a hill station is 80 kms north from Karad. It is one of the few evergreen forests of India. It reaches a height of 4,718 ft at its highest peak above sea level, known as Wilson/Sunrise Point. It is a source of five rivers, the longest being the Krishna. The Venna lake, city market, strawberries and honey are themajor tourist attractions. Mahabaleshwar is known for its points, from where tourists can enjoy the scenery.



To Know More About Panchgani

Panchgani, surrounded by five hills of Sahyadri, is all season hill station elevated at 1305 meters above sea level and 18 km east of Mahabaleshwar. The magnificent scenery of Krishna Valley with its numerous hamlets, cultivated fields and picturesque view of the backwater of Dhom Dam can be seen along the whole northern ridge of the mountain. The five hills are topped by a volcanic plateau, which is the second highest in Asia after the Tibetan plateau.



To Know More About Aundh

Aundh, 40 kms northwest of Karad, is known for its hill temple, the Devi Yamai temple. The temple is very old but very attractive. The top of the temple has images and idols of various Hindu Gods. The temple complex contains the Shri Bhavani Museum, with paintings drawn by various well-known Indian artists including Raja Ravi Varma and the famous "Mother and Child" stone structure by Henry Moore.



To Know More About Kolhapur

Kolhapur, 'Dakshin (south) Kashi', 'historical capital of Maharashtra state', 'door of konkan', 'city of wrestlers', 'city of arts' and 'city of palaces and temples' is 70 kms south of Karad. It is situated on the banks of the river Panchganga and is the location of the Temple of Mahalakshmi, a Hindu goddess. Besides Mahalaxmi temple, the city has temples, lakes, amusement parks, museums, forts which are attractions for the tourists.

Shri Kshetra Siddhagiri Math


To Know More About Siddhagiri Math

Shri Kshetra Siddhagiri Math, Kaneri is known for the Siddhagiri Gramjivan Museum, a unique project, perhaps the only project in India. The place is near Kolhapur. The history of self-sufficient village life before invasion of Mughals in Maharashtra is depicted in this museum in the form of sculptures. Each sculpture is lifelike and has a multi dimensional effect and lifestyle theme.

Koyna Dam and Koyna Wild Life Centaury


To Know More About Koyna Dam

The Koyna Dam is one of the largest dams in Maharashtra, India. It is a rubble-concrete dam constructed on Koyna River which rises in Mahabaleshwar, a hillstation in Sahyadri ranges. It is located in Koyna Nagar, Satara district, nestled in the Western Ghats on the state highway between Chiplun and Karad.


Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences “Deemed To Be University”, Karad is located in Western Maharashtra, India against the background of mountains and valleys. The green, eco-friendly campus is spread over 60 acres and is well connected by rail, road & air.

The University is accredited by NAAC 'A' grade and has been conferred with ISO 9001 : 2015 certification. The constituent faculties of the University include Medical, Dental, Physiotherapy, Nursing, Pharmacy and Biotechnology offering undergraduate and postgraduate courses in respective faculties. It also runs Ph.D. programs and Post Doctoral Fellowships in various subjects.

The medical college is about 35 years old and is recognized by the Medical Council of India, Medical Council of Malaysia and is listed in the WHO's World Directory of Medical Schools. MBBS and postgraduate degree/diploma courses in clinical and basic sciences in 17 disciplines are recognized by Medical Council of India. It also admits the international students from all over the globe for undergraduate courses.

It has state-of-the-art museums with large collection of specimens and models. The KIMS diagnostic laboratory has been accredited by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). The Lead Referral Laboratory is the first of its kind in Maharashtra state, which was ranked the first amongst 40 such centres in India. The well equipped Molecular & Human Genetics Laboratory is a feather in the cap.

The teaching hospital is 1125 bedded multi specialty tertiary care hospital with facilities for Critical Care, Endoscopic Surgeries, Dialysis, Cardiology, Cardio-vascular-thoracic-surgery, Oncology, Urology, Neuro surgery, Plastic surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a recognized Renal Transplant Unit. It has fully equipped major operation theaters, minor theaters, labor rooms, blood bank accredited by NABH, radio-diagnosis and radiotherapy, computerized medical records, counseling services etc. There are separate intensive care units like Medical, Surgical, Coronary care, Pediatric, Neonatal (accredited by Neonatology Forum of India), Respiratory and Obstetrics. The neonatal ICU is recognized by Neonatology Forum of India. The radio-diagnosis department has facilities for MRI, color doppler, mammography, DSA etc. It also actively participates in national healthcare programs and various extensions & outreach community programs initiated by the Institute.

The teaching hospital KH&MRC is recognised by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH).

The University has been ranked 5 th amongst the cleanest higher Educational Institutions in the category of 'Technical Institutions - Universities (Residential)' in year 2018. The University has also received certificate for 'Maintaining, Promoting and Encouraging The Culture of Swachhta in Higher Education Institutions in the country'.

Experienced faculty, secure and spacious hostels, a sports complex, various extra-curricular activities have succeeded in attracting the students from all over India and from USA, UK, New Zealand, Middle East countries, Sri Lanka, Canada, Mauritius and many other countries.



Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University

  • Address: Malkapur,Tal-Karad Dist-Satara(Maharashtra),India
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Ms. Archana Kaulagekar

  • Conference Coordinator
  • Assistant Registrar (Academics), Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences “Deemed To Be University”, Karad, Dist. Satara 415539.
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