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The Dept of Physiology was established in the year 2008. The Physiology Dept is involved in imparting training to undergraduate medical students. The Department boasts its state of art facilities including Hematology Lab, Clinical Physiology Lab, Experimental Physiology Lab, Research Lab and well equipped Library with a total of 145 books. In addition to traditional didactic lectures the Dept uses innovative learner centric small group teaching methodologies to impart training in the cognitive, psychomotor as well as affective domain to undergraduate MBBS students. In addition to this, the undergraduate students are also encouraged to participate in research in the form of Short-term Student project under the aegis of the Indian Council of Medical Research and developmental research activities.
Mission Statement; The Department of Physiology focuses on delivering high quality education to MBBS students, by providing them world-class learner centric academic experience using innovative teaching learning methodologies, so as to produce well-trained health care professionals, who are valued members of the medical fraternity. The Department also strives to provide a conducive working environment to its faculty and staff, giving them ample opportunity to develop their professional skills and expertise, and realize their potential as educators and scholars in their respective field.

Academics arow
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The Dept of Physiology conducts more than 450 hours of teaching for 1st MBBS students. These teaching hours are distributed among interactive lectures, practicals, tutorials and seminars & symposia as per MCI guidelines. We have organized a guest lecture on “Clues to Healthy Sleep: Sleep on Time” by Dr HN Mallick, Professor, Dept of Physiology, AIIMS was organized by the department at ACMS, Delhi Cantt. Eleven students of 2014-15 batch were awarded distinction marks in the University exam. A team of 2 students of 2014-15 batch reached semifinals of Physiology Quiz competition organized by Lady Harding’s Medical College, New Delhi.

Training arow
training

Training in Physiology is undertaken through various teaching methods i.e. interactive lectures, group discussions, tutorials, practical classes and quizzes on regular basis.
Open book tests apart from other methods of assessment are also conducted to assess students’ understanding on a given topic.
Quiz competitions & students’ seminars which demand active participation from the students are organized after which verbal and written feedback from students is obtained to give us a true feedback.

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Major (Dr) Razzakur Rahman
Major (Dr) Razzakur Rahman
Asst Professor
Major ( Dr ) Razzakur Rahman
Asssistant Professor of Physiology, ACMS since Jan 2018
MBBS , Gauhati Medical College, Gauhati University, Guwahati -2007
MD (Physiology) , Gauhati Medical College, Srimanta Shankaradeva University of Health Sciences, Guwahati – 2013
Field of work and interest
Neurophysiology and Applied Physiology
Dr Anshita Batta
Dr Anshita Batta
Tutor
Dr (Col) Anuj Chawla
Dr (Col) Anuj Chawla
Professor & HoD

Dr (Col) Anuj Chawla

A graduate and post-graduate from the Armed Forces Medical College Pune, Col (Dr) Anuj Chawla is a National Board certified medical physiologist of repute. He has extensive experience in the field of environmental physiology having worked at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine Bangalore and the High Altitude Medical Research Centre, Leh Ladakh. He has authored the chapter on High Altitude Illness in the API Textbook of Medicine amongst numerous other research and invited publications.

 

Dr Anuj Chawla is an international fellow of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), Philadelphia USA and has been a visiting faculty at the Thomas Jefferson Medical School Philadelphia USA. He has served as core faculty of the Department of Medical Education of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Coordinator Department of Medical Education AFMC Pune and faculty for the FAIMER Regional Institute Mumbai.

 

He has numerous distinguished awards to his credit including the Professor KP Puthuraya award for the best teacher in Physiology and Professor ML Gupta award for contribution to medical education in India by the Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India. In recognition of his excellence as a teacher of medical physiology, Dr Chawla was invited to review the South Asian edition of Guyton’s textbook of Medical Physiology.

 

Dr Chawla is a life member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, the Indian Science Congress, International Society of Mountain Medicine, Indian Society of Aerospace Medicine, Association of Physiologists and Pharmacologists of India. He is also a Fellow of the IMA College of General Practitioners and an American Heart Association certified Instructor for basic and advanced cardiovascular life support. He also serves on the editorial advisory board and as reviewer for a number of national and international journals.

Dr Shweta Sehgal
Dr Shweta Sehgal
Associate Professor

Dr.ShwetaSehgal, (Associate Professor) has done her Ph.D. (Medical Physiology) from S.M.S. Medical College & Hospital, Jaipur (Rajasthan). She has worked at National Institute of Medical Sciences, Jaipur as senior demonstrator and Career Institute of Medical sciences as Assistant Professor for four years. She has authored nearly 14 publications and presented several papers in national and international conferences.
Her areas of interest include :Cardiovascular Physiology and infertility.

Dr Rajshree R Gupta
Dr Rajshree R Gupta
Assistant Professor

Dr Rajshree R Gupta (Assistant Professor) has completed her MBBS in 1988 from Govt Medical College Surat, Gujrat & has completed her MD in Physiology in 2011 from Dr D Y Patil Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra. She was awarded University gold medal for the said course. She has been teaching at ACMS since Aug 2014. Her areas of interest include haematology & exercise Physiology.

Dr Ritu Sharma
Dr Ritu Sharma
Tutor

Dr Ritu Sharma (Tutor) has completed her MBBS in 2009 from R N T Medical College, Udaipur, Rajasthan & has completed her MD Physiology in 2014 from S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan. She has been working at ACMS since Dec 2014.