Madras Medical College 1957 batch Alumni meet at COIMBATORE
We the class mates belong to the last batch of Intermediate 1955-1957. Qualifying from different colleges in Tamil Nadu joined Madras Medical college in 1957.At that time there were only 3 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu,M.M.C,STANLEY MEDICAL and MADURAI MEDICAL each with an intake of about 130 students /year. Of course Christian Medical College at Vellore also existed at that time. After graduation many of them took ECFMG exam and trans located to USA for better prospects. Many who choose to stay back in India qualified fro M.D, M.S and further qualified in their chosen super specialty like cardiology, neurology,ophthalmology,,orthopedics,neuro vascular surgery,Gastroenterology, Pediatrics,gynecology anesthesiology etc.Many of the them went to U.K for jobs and for higher qualification like Fellowship in surgery,anesthesia, or settled with general practice with good remuneration.
We are highly proud that our batch mates, Dr.Badrinath founder chairman of Sankar Netralaya and Dr.Velmurugendran eminent neuro physician were honored with PADMA BHUSAN award and Dr.Janarthan Rao specialist surgeon in Australia was decorated with Honorary Consulate Of Melbourne Australia,and Dr.Velmurugan leading G.P in London,who held post as elected counselor
Once in two to three years our Alumni meet is celebrated at picturesque location like OOTY, KODAICANAL,THEKADI, MAHAPALIPURAM, MYSORE,KERALA. Our Diamond Jubilee Celebration was held on 28th December 2016 at a resort in NMR road in Chennai.
This year 2019 we celebrated at Coimbatore in My Village Resort for two days,and before bidding bye to the colleagues a farewell lunch was hosted by myself being the trustee of a retirement home AAROGYAKUDUMBAM at the foot hills of the western ghats . Most of us have spent 8 decades of their time in this planet EARTH ,but never ending enthusiasm,friendly,brotherly spirit participated some them with a walking stick or with a helping hand,admirable indeed
Many of our class mates have attained the heavenly bliss or not physically fit to participate handful Only 20 class mates could attend
young dance artist felicitated by Mrs.Radha Murali and Dr.Karagam
joy ride in the electric car
Dr.P.C.Raju and Dr.T.N.Krishnamoorthy at the village resort
young prodigy master Sarvesh entertainment with his solo drumbeats
Dr.Velmurugan at the buffet with the chef
Bonn fire and dance to the tune "YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO BE HAPPY"
Mrs.Radha Muralidharan felicitating artist Master Sarvesh for his excellent solo drum beats
Adieu every one till our next Alumni meet,Take care