In January 1952, the Sri. Avittam Thirunal Hospital ( SATH ) was inaugurated by Smt. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur. SAT hospital for children, the first Women & Children hospital in South Kerala, was started as an initiative of the Royal Family of Travancore in memory of Sree Avittam Thirunal Balaram Varma , who passed away in childhood.
This became the first hospital complex in the medical college campus, which was inaugurated on Jan 8th 1952. In 1951, the first Medical College of Kerala was started and the Medical College Hospital was inaugurated in 1954 adjacent to SAT Hospital and SATH became the woman and children wing of Government Medical College Thiruvananthapuram.

SAT hospital was initially started for children, and later Obstetrics and Gynecological services were started in 1954

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Other Teaching Programs:

Nursing & Paramedical Teaching

Ph D Program:

Faculty possessing Ph D- Dr Elizabeth K E (Faculty of Medicine) & Dr Janaki K N, Asso. Prof Clinical Psychology (Faculty of Psychology) Kerala University Guide (Faculty of Medicine)–: Dr Elizabeth K E, Produced Ph Ds- 2, Submitted-1, Ongoing-3 Faculty undergoing P h D-2, Dr. Jayaprakash, Dr. Leelakumari

M Phil Program:

Faculty possessing M Phil- Dr Ajith Krishnan, Dr. Leelakumari, Dr Geetha S Faculty undergoing M Phil- Dr Sankar V H, Dr. Priya Sreenivasan

Faculty Student Exchange Program & visit to Karolinska, Sweden:

Faculty - Dr Lalitha Kailas (Former HOD) & Dr Elizabeth K E (HOD)

IGNOU- PGDMCH Course- Program In Charge- Dr Elizabeth K E (HOD):

PALS Instructors-Dr Susy Joseph, Dr Leelakumari NALS/SNCU Training-Dr Sobhakumar, Dr Sanuja Sarasam, Dr Radhika,

Newborn Genetic screening:

Nodal Officers- Dr Sankar V H, Dr Riaz I

Newborn Hearing Screening:

Nodal Officer- Dr Radhika S

Academic Meetings-Daily:

UG & Pg Teaching Sessions

Monthly Meetings:

Statistics, Death Audit, Journal Club, Seminar, Clinical Club, IAP Meetings

Weeks & Days Celebrations:

TB , Asthma, ORT, BFHI, Nutrition, Children’s Day, Mother’s Day, Down syndrome, Autism, Palliative care


Onam & Xmas Celebrations, PIIP Teaching for Practitioners, PICCLE for Postgraduates, UG, PG Quiz, Gold Medal Exam

DNB Exam Centre:

consecutively for 3 times, May- 2014, Nov- 2014, May – 2015


Funded Projects-Completed- ICMR, DBT, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment, SAT Endowment Ongoing- ICMR, SBMR, SAT Endowment, State Board for Disability Govt, Flagship Programs- National Immunization Program, RSBY, JSSK, RBSK- Arogya Kiranam, Thaalolam, Karunya Benevolent Fund


UG- National Winners of IAP Quiz- Dr Kiran George Koshy & Dr Karthik- , N. Delhi-2014

PG- National Winners of IAP Quiz- Dr Simi Yusuf & Jeena Annie Philip, Kolkota, 2013

Dr. Dhanya Unnikrishnan, 2014- HAP- Dr CR Soman Best research Award among postgraduates of Kerala (Certificate & Rs. 25,000)

Dr Elizabeth K E, Sthreejyothi Award of Anti Narcotic Action Centre of India, 2014

Dr Elizabeth K E, Best Doctor Award (Medical Education), Govt. of Kerala, 2014 

4th National Conference of Society for Indian Academy of Medical Genetics (SIAMG) INDO-US Symposium on “Human Genetic Disorders of Prenatal and Postnatal Growth” 8th -10th December 2017

 4th National Conference of Society for Indian Academy of Medical Genetics (SIAMG)INDO-US Symposium on “Human Genetic Disorders of Prenatal and Postnatal Growth”8th -10th December 2017At Mascot Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram Organised byDepartment of Paediatrics, Government Medical College, ThiruvananthapuramChild Development Centre, ThiruvananthapuramIndian Academy of Paediatrics, KeralaSupported byIndo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF)        Dear DelegateGreetings from Organising team of 4th SIAMG National Conference and Indo-US symposium on “Human Genetic Disorders of Prenatal and P

Best paper award in IAPS National Conference 2017, Kolkatta

Dr Mcenroe, final year MCh SR, won the gold medal for the best paper in the recently concluded IAPS national conference, September 2017, Kolkatta. His paper was on the effectiveness of USG guided saline hydrostatic reduction for intussusception in children. His e-Poster on a case of excision of Meckels diverticulum through umbilical incision was also published in the CME souvenir.

Govt Infertility centre scripts success story

Thiruvananthapuram: The in vitro fertility (IVF) centre at Sree Avittom Thirunal (SAT) Hospital in Thiruvananthapuram -- the first one in the government sector in south India -- started last year has started generating success stories. Three of the ten women who underwent treatment at the centre, which cut into the space monopolized by private hospitals, in the first batch are now pregnant.Hospital authorities said the rate is competent with that of private hospitals in the sector.

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