Talk by Dr. P. F. Kotur
02.15 PM -03.00 PM
Dr P F Kotur, MBBS, MD (Anesthesiology), PhD (Medical Education) is presently working as Dean at AVMC, Pondicherry. He has worked as Vice Chancellor of Sri Devaraj Urs University, Kolar (Karnataka), Registrar, KLE University Belgaum (Karnataka), Sr. Professor & HOD, Anesthesia and Principal at J. N. Medical College, Belgaum and Dean/Director of Sri Satya Sai Medical College & Research Institute, Ammapettai, Tamil Nadu under Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth and Director, USM-KLE International Medical School, Belgaum.
He has held various positions in Anesthesia professional bodies- Executive Committee member of WFSA, President, Indian Society of Anesthesiologists, Editor, Indian Journal of Anesthesia, Editor, SAARC Journal of Anesthesia, Member Executive Council, SAARC Association of Anesthesiologists. For outstanding contribution to the growth and development of Anesthesia in India he was bestowed with Life Time Achievement Award by ISA. His contribution in the field of Anesthesia was also recognized by the British Association of Indian Anesthesiologists.
He has delivered more than 40 Guest lectures / Orations at various National/International Conferences. He has More than 75 scientific publications. He is passionate about Medical Education, Evidence Based Medicine. His expertise and area of interest lie in Cardio Vascular and Thoracic Anesthesia & Regional Anesthesia in Children. He was instrumental in establishing Departments of Medical Education/ Health Professions Education and Skill & Simulation Labs in all the 3 Universities where he worked.