Mangaluru: Fr Muller Medical College hosts ‘Anat Art Fest 2024’ - A fusion of science & art

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Mangaluru, May 20: Father Muller Medical College celebrated a milestone in medical education with the inaugural of ‘Anat Art Fest 2024’, a state-level inter-collegiate student competition for Phase II MBBS students.

The event, themed "Where Science Meets Art," showcased students' artistic talents and skills in Anatomy. The competition had three rounds: Da Vinci round, Candid Click round, and Magic Fingers round. The inaugural commenced at 12 pm on Saturday, May 18, at the Decennial Memorial Hall, 2nd floor Knowledge Centre.

The Department of Anatomy hosted the event under the esteemed banner of Father Muller Medical College, which proudly marks 25 years of excellence. The programme began with a beautiful prayer song by Joana Paul and Joana John, Phase-II MBBS students, setting a reverent tone for the day.


Fr Richard Aloysius Coelho, director, Father Muller Charitable Institutions, was joined by the chief guest, Dr Sheela G Nayak, former principal of KVG Medical College, Sullia, and former director of medical education, government of Karnataka. Other dignitaries included Fr Ajith B Menezes, administrator, Father Muller Medical College, and Dr Antony Sylvan Dsouza, dean, Father Muller Medical College.

Dr. Somesh M S, organising chairperson and professor & head of the Department of Anatomy, welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest. Following this, Dr Sheela G Nayak addressed the students, emphasising the significance of Anatomy as a foundational pre-clinical subject. She encouraged the participants, highlighting the importance of learning from both successes and failures in competitions.

Fr Richard Coelho delivered the presidential address, inspiring students to develop a passion for Anatomy through such competitions. He emphasised that these events provide invaluable inspiration and motivation.

Dr Varsha Shenoy, organising secretary and prof. of Anatomy, delivered a heartfelt vote of thanks, acknowledging the efforts of everyone involved. Dr Ankit and Dr Neha, assistant professors served as the emcees for the event.

The competition saw enthusiastic participation from 18 teams, from various medical colleges from across Karnataka. The winners were as follows:

  • 1st Prize: Kasturba Medical College, Mangaluru
  • 2nd Prize: Gulbarga Institute of Medical Sciences, Kalaburgi
  • 3rd Prize: JSS Medical College, Mysuru

The Anat Art Fest 2024 was a remarkable success, blending scientific rigor with artistic creativity, and setting a high standard for future competitions.




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