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

Head of the department

 Santhoshkumar A

Other activities

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 

Faculties on this department

P. G. Hariprasad

PG Registrar


UG Registrar

Santhoshkumar A



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