Research Day

Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, since its inception, has given due importance to research activities and has achieved significant progress in front-line research. It has been recognized as one of the leading and outstanding medical institutes for conducting exceptional research. Scientists have brought laurels to the institute through their publications nationally and internationally. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has further proven how important medical research is in improving our knowledge of various aspects of a disease in order to enhance patient outcomes. As we navigate through and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to recognize and address all possible opportunities and strategies for research, whether clinical or basic. Under the leadership of the present Director, Prof. R. K. Dhiman, and with the untiring efforts of Dean, Prof. S. K. Mishra and Faculty Incharge Research, Prof. Uday C. Ghoshal, 1st Research Day was celebrated this year, and a tradition started for future years, to acknowledge the work done by the faculty members of SGPGI. Eighty faculty members presented their research works done in the last 3 years. Ateam of peer reviewers from SGPGI, KGMU and RMLIMS selected 11 papers as the best papers in various categories. Thereafter, Director, Professor R K Dhiman, interacted with the faculty and stressed the need to promote clinical and basic research. Keynote lectures were delivered by Professor S K Sarin, Director, ILBS, New Delhi, who elaborated on: "India Needs Hybrid Clinicians", followed by another lecture by Dr. Arunaloke Chakrabarti, PGIMER, Chandigarh who in a very interesting manner explained the need for research by faculty members. Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sinha, Vice Chancellor and Director, Dr. S P Mukherjee International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur (IIITNR), Chhattisgarh expressed his views on "Why st 21 Century Engineers and Doctors need to Collaborate for Future Healthcare". The distinguished speakers delivered their lectures virtually. This lecture session was followed by an open house discussion. Prof. S. K. Mishra, Dean, SGPGI, proposed the vote of thanks.

Keynote lectures delivered by Professor S K Sarin, Director, ILBS, New Delhi
lecture by Dr. Arunaloke Chakrabarti, PGIMER, Chandigarh
lecture by Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sinha, Vice Chancellor and Director, Dr. S P Mukherjee International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur (IIITNR), Chhattisgarh