Amrita Insitute signs MoU with Harvard Medical school


The Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences in Kochi has signed an MoU with the Harvard Medical School to exchange and promote best practices and research in Critical Care, Pain medicine and Anesthesiology.

The areas of cooperation under the MOU include identifying opportunities for joint research and an active exchange programme for faculty and students from both the institutions, a release from the Amrita hospital said today.

A three-member team from Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) visited the Amrita Hospital to sign the MoU.

The team members were Dr Daniel S Talmor, Chief, Dept of Anesthesia, Pain Medicine & Critical Care at BIDMC; Dr Peter J. Panzica, Vice Chief, Dept of Anaesthesia at BIDMC; and Dr Satya Krishna Ramachandran, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology at BIDMC.

While signing the MOU, Dr Prem Nair, Medical Director, Amrita Hospital, said the collaboration between the two institutions would benefit medical education and research in India. It would bring immense benefits in the areas of clinical care, basic science, public health, and multidisciplinary research, he said.

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