Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Academic Activities

1) BOS Pelviacetabular Course :

Date- 10-12 July 2015

Convener- Dr.Pradip Nemade

Course Description:

BOS pelviacetabular course is three-day course started in 2011. It includes lectures, video presentations, group discussion, one to one interaction with faculty members and hands on skill application on saw bone models and cadavers. Orthopaedic surgeons aspiring to excel in this specialty will have an opportunity to discuss the aspects of management of pelvis and acetabulum fractures.


The course started on Friday 10thJuly, 2015 as scheduled.  All delegates were registered and breakfast served. This was followed by a small inauguration ceremony and lighting of the lamp was carried out by the dignitaries, Dr. AvinashSupe (Dean, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital), Dr. S.K.Srivashtava (Head of department Orthopaedics, KEM Hospital), Dr. Ram Chaddha, (President Bombay Orthopaedic Society), Dr. PradipNemade (Convener, BOS Pelviacetabular Course 2015), Dr. PrabodhanPotdar (Co-Convener BOS Pelvicactabular course 2015), Dr. BibhasDasgupta (Prof, Dept. of Orthopaedics, KEM Hospital) and Dr. AtulPatil (Pune) .

 On first day, Dr. Supe, Dean KEMH, welcomed the delegates and inaugurated the course. Dr. Srivastava also gave a welcome talk. BOS President Dr. Ram Chaddha, addressed the delegates and discussed management of pelviacetabular fractures that has changed over past few decades.

 In the pre lunch session basics of pelvis and acetabular fracture, its imaging and management of common fractures was discussed. Following lunch, common complications and technical notes were discussed. Following tea break, Imaging workshop was carried out to have one to one interaction and active participation of the delegates. Over all satisfaction of the delegates was very good. The day ended at 6 pm.

On 11/07/15, lectures of management of complex acetabular fractures were taken and panel discussion was taken on various aspects of pelvis and associated fracture of acetabulum management and complications. Live surgery demonstration of lateral compression fracture were relayed from operation theater, with active two way interaction between delegates and faculties. Following tea break, first part of saw bone workshop was conducted where the delegates were given hands on practice and tips and tricks of acetabular fracture fixation were mentioned. The day ended at 7.30 pm

On 12/07/15,  the cadaveric workshop was conducted in the department of Anatomy. Demonstration of various approaches to acetabulum (Ilioinguinal, subinguinal, Stoppa’s, Kocher-Langenbeck approach,) and placement of plates and trajectory of screw was demonstrated by the faculty. Hands followed this on cadaveric dissection by the delegates. One cadaver was allotted to 4 delegates,(2 per side).  The delegates were provided with basic instruments for dissection and fixation.

Feedback forms were collected and certificate distribution was done. The day ended at 4 pm and the course was declared to be over.


2) BOS Shoulder Course :

Date-  22- 24 Jan 2016

Convener- Dr. Roshan Wade.

Course Description:- BOS Shoulder Course is a three-days instructional course focused on increasing the knowledge and skills of the orthopaedic surgeons, fellows and residents. It includes lectures, group discussion, one to one interaction with the faculty members, hands-on learning on saw bone models and cadavers and live surgical demonstrations by eminent surgeons. This course gives orthopaedic surgeons an opportunity to discuss management of shoulder diseases as well as technical aspects of trauma surgery, arthroscopy and arthroplasty.


  • Live surgical Demonstration- 7 shoulder cases including trauma, arthroplasty, and arthroscopy.
  • Panel and case discussion with eminent faculty.
  • Hands-on cadaveric workshop for trauma, arthroplasty and arthroscopy.
  • Hands-on saw bone workshop for arthroplasty and trauma.
  • Didactic lectures on Current issues and Techniques in Various surgeries


3) 2nd International Meeting of Arthroscopy Academy :

Date-  30 July 2016

Convener- Dr. Roshan Wade.

Advanced hands-on cadaveric workshopon arthroscopy for knee and shoulder with international faculties and delegates all over India.


4) K.E.M. Orthopedics P.G. training course :

Date – 11- 13 March 2016

Convener- Dr. Rishi Aggarwal

Training course for exam post graduate students with comprehensive discussion on different clinical cases, didactic lectures by eminent faculty from all over India.


5) B.O.S. Clinical meeting :

Date- 7 th Feb 2016

Convener- Dr. SK Srivastava.

It contains interesting case presentation in various subspecialities of orthopaedics.


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