SpecializationDiabetes & Endocrinology
R.V. Jayakumar, MD, DM(P.G.I.), FRCP(U.K), M.N.A.M.S. is the former Head of the Department of Medicine, Trivandrum Medical College (1997-2000) and Kottayam Medical College (1996-1997, 2000-2001).
He received his MBBS from Trivandrum Medical College (1963 batch), his MD from Trivandrum Medical College, his DM in Endocrinology from P.G.I. Chandigarh and his MRCP from UK. He became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1994. He was the first person in India to pass the MNAMS exam in Endocrinology in 1978. He is considered a brilliant teacher, having instructed or been examiner to a whole generation of medical students, M.D. students and D.M. students in India, a national figure in the field of Endocrinology. He was the first malayalee to become president of the Endocrine Society of India. Presently he is a Professor of Endocrinology in Amrita Institute of Medical Science, Kochi, India. He is the chairman of the Indian Thyroid Society Dr. RV Jayakumar personal website & consultation details www.rvjayakumar.com
The course is targeted towards physicians to further enhance their knowledge in diabetes, learn the nuances of diabetes care and remain up to date with the latest advance in Diabetology. At the end of the course, users will be competent to deal with any type of diabetes patient as well as handle complications in diabetes.