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Secretary Notes


Date: August 24, 2020

Applications are invited for the following orations and awards of IADVL Kerala to be presented during e cuticon Kerala 2020.

IADVL Kerala State Oration


1.          Recipients must be life members of the IADVL - Kerala branch

2.          Applications may be made by self or by nomination by any other life member of IADVL- Kerala branch.

3.         The applicant should have at least 10 years of post PG experience.

4.          Applications must be accompanied by the following.

a.          Oration topic and full text of oration
b.          List of publications ( include separate sections for those indexed in pubmed and others)
c.          Proof of previous scientific awards in the field of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology won
d.         Proof for contribution to other areas of medical knowledge/practice  
f.         Proof for contributions to IADVL – national and state level
g.         Proof for academic credentials (Teaching posts held)


Prof Dr BK Hareendran Nair Award  


a)  The award is given for the best original research paper (unpublished or published within the last 2 years from the last date of application) by a young dermatologist.
b)   The applicant should be a life member of IADVL Kerala State and should not have completed 45 years of age as on the last date of application
c)    Research papers that have been published in indexed journals within the last 2 years are eligible. (Proof of publication should be furnished)
d)  The paper submitted for award should not be the thesis or dissertation work done during PG tenure or based on that thesis or dissertation.
e)  The applicant should be the principal investigator in the original research mentioned.
f)   Proof of ethics committee approval indicating the criterion (e) should be submitted


C) PG Thesis award


a)  The applicant should be a regular member of IADVL Kerala State
b) The candidate should have done the MD (DVL) course in a college located in the state of Kerala and the thesis should have been accepted for (MD DVL) by the university to which the college is affiliated. (Proof of acceptance by the university should be submitted along with the application)
c) The candidate should have appeared for MD (DVL) exam after 31.08.2019 and should have passed the exam. (Provisional/Final degree certificate to be attached)
d) Entries submitted for the same award in previous years should not be submitted.
d) The applicant should be the principal investigator in the original research mentioned.
e) Proof of ethics committee approval indicating the criterion (c) should be submitted along
with the application  
f)  Only original works will be considered.


D) Dr. PT Pillai Lifetime Achievement award

Applications are invited for Dr. PT Pillai Lifetime Achievement award from life members of IADVL Kerala above the age of 65 years who have made substantial and outstanding contributions to the society and the science through the speciality of dermatology, venereology or leprology; and to IADVL Kerala through organizational activities. Applications may be made by self or by nomination. Applications must be accompanied by documents supporting their contributions.

All applications are to be sent as a trailing message to this email to secretary@iadvlkerala.org so as to reach us on or before 30th September 2020.



Honorary Secretary, IADVL Kerala (2018-20)

Research methodology workshop in IADVL KERALA

Date: August 6, 2020

Research facilitation cell of IADVL KERALA branch is launching an online workshop for first year DVL postgraduates of Kerala state on thesis protocol development. Four sessions each of 90 minutes duration are planned every thursday, starting from the 6 th of August. Further details and login details will be intimated through the respective HODs.

For more details email the coordinator of research facilitation cell of IADVL KERALA,

Dr Vinitha Varghese Panicker: 


International Womens' Day And Extraordinary GB- IM

Date: March 8, 2020

We Would Like To Invite All Members For International Women's Day Celebration On 8th March 2020 With A Cultural/CME Program " The Purple Palette" At IMA House Kochi Which Is Organised By IADVL Kerala And Hosted By Cochin Dermatology Society. This Will Be Followed By An Extraordinary GB At 12PM