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Bioethics

Unesco Bioethics Nodal Center For Tiruchirapalli

Vision

Our institutions is always committed to ethics in health care delivery and will aim to meet the international standards of bioethics set by UNESCO

Mission

To sensitize and train the faculty members, students and supporting staff on the bioethical principle and values and encouraging them to incorporate bioethics in their daily routine

To make them aware and urge the researchers of the institution to adhere to the ethical norms currently in vogue as specified by the nodal scientific organizations

 To develop a stage for health professionals to discuss and deliberate bioethical dilemmas that crop up during their day to day practice and research

Objectives

  1. To develop a training methodology for our faculty, paramedical staff and students
  2. To formulate a bioethical protocol to be followed in research
  3. To train master teachers in bioethical principles

Proposed activity framework of the unit

  • Conducting bioethical lectures and seminars
    1. Our institution will host a series of lectures by experts addressing medical, social, ethical and legal issues once in 3 months for academicians and health care professionals in trichy district.
      The details will be submitted in due course of time if and when requested by the chair.
  • Holding CME’s and workshops in bioethics
  • Editing a newsletter
  • Editing a book
  • Editing a journal
  • Translating UNESCO textbooks to vernacular language
  • Research in bioethics

Year planner of activity in 2017-18

  1. Our institution will host a series of lectures by experts addressing medical, social, ethical and legal issues once in 3 months for academicians and health care professionals in trichy district.
    The details will be submitted in due course of time if and when requested by the chair.

Conclusion statement

  • Rational Clinical decision making forms the basis for quality health care delivery. The bioethical principles serve as a signpost showing the direction in the process of decision making in current complex health care scenario. The Bioethical unit of our institution would work towards integrating health delivery, ethics and human rights.

Recommendations The unit would provide

  • Expert advice on priority ethical issues at local level when requested
  • Recommendations in assistance towards development of health care policy and associated legislation
  • Representation at international bioethical forums and actively take part in collaborative communication and exchange of information

Areas of research suggested

  • Current legislations in medical field
  • Doctor patient relationship
  • Student faculty relationship
  • Ethical violations in research

Members of the founding and steering committee

Commitee Desgination NameDesignationDepartment
Patron (1)Dr.T.R.Paarivendhar Founder Chancellor SRM University
Patron (2)Dr.R.ShivakumarChairmanTrichy & Ramapuram Campus, SRM Group of institutions
Patron (3)Dr.Sukumaran AnnamalaiDeanTrichy SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Center, Irungalur, Trichy
HeadDr.T.S.GugapriyaAssociate ProfessorAnatomy
Unit Chair/ leadDr.E.KamalaAssociate ProfessorAnatomy
SecretaryDr.K.IlavenilTutorAnatomy
InviteeDr. P.KarthickProfessor & HeadGeneral surgery
MembersDr.R.NirmalaAssistant ProfessorOBG
Dr.Guru.T.ArunAssistant ProfessorRadiology
Dr.R.KirubaharAssistant ProfessorAnesthesiology
Dr.A.SundararajanAssistant ProfessorIRB
Dr.K.Ronald RoySenior ResidentPsychiatry
Dr.A.AnupriyaAssistant ProfessorMicrobiology
Dr.T.NivedhithaAssistant ProfessorPharmacology
Dr.S.Padma PriyajAssistant ProfessorPathology
Dr.D.Rock BrittoAssistant ProfessorCommunity Medicine
Members (legal)Mr.M.KrishnasamyLegal managerTrichy Campus, SRM Group of institutions