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Academy of Pediatric Critical Care

The Academy of Pediatric Critical Care (APCC) is a non-profit medical organization of the Doctorate of Medicine (DM) Pediatric Critical Care qualified professionals in India, dedicated to promoting excellence in the practice of pediatric critical care. 

Mission statement: Our Mission is to ensure the delivery of highest quality care for all critically ill and injured children, through education, research and advocacy. 

The aim of the Academy is to improve the short- and long-term outcomes of critically-ill and injured children in India through education, training and scientific research related to all aspects of pediatric critical care.

 

Conference Certificates

Will be awarded to participants who have completed the conference successfully and attended the required hours or sessions.

Online Education

Each delegate that takes the digital package will have unlimited access to the wealth of information shared through the website after the event.

Past APCC Chairman

We will be having a unique oratory session by a past APCC Chairman. This is a great way to meet and interact during the event.

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WHY

Why attend APCC Conferences ?

Eminent international and National Faculty

4 workshops and Interactive Sessions

Practical and evidence based discussion

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Why APCC ?

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Established in 2018

We are young which means we have youth and innovation on our side to ensure that we impart knowledge in the best way.

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Over 40 Members

In less than a year APCC has grown to over 40 members. We are still accepting signups and hope to keep growing.

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Located in the Heart of Puducherry

APCC is headquartered out of Puducherry in India.

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World Class Doctors

All our members including the foundation has been build on the best doctors across the country. These are world class doctors

UNIQUE LEARNING AND COLLABORATION TOOLS

Interactive Sessions

This APCC will include a lot of interactive sessions to ensure that there is always an open two way communication through moderated sessions and other lectures.  No question is stupid and we will try to allow as much collaboration and communication as well.

Our Team

Biraj Parajuli

Position: Pediatric Intensivist
Phone: +919841315994
Email: birajpgi@gmail.com

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Biraj Parajuli

Pediatric Intensivist

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Ankit Mehta

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Mullai Baalaaji

Mullai Baalaaji A R

Name : Dr. Mullai Baalaaji A R
Academic Qualifications: MBBS, MD, DNB (Pediatrics), IDPCCM, DM (Pediatric Critical Care)
Current Designation and Place of Work: Consultant Pediatric Intensivist, – Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Avanashi Road, Coimbatore

Academic Qualifications:
Degree Institution/University Year passed
M.B.,B.S. Madras Medical College/ The T.N. Dr. MGR Medical

University

2008
M.D. (Pediatrics) Institute of Child Health, Madras Medical College/
The T.N. Dr. MGR Medical University

2011
DNB (Pediatrics) National Board of Examinations 2012
Indian Diploma of Pediatric
Critical Care Medicine

Indian Academy of Pediatrics/ College of Pediatric
Critical Care

2013

DM (Pediatric Critical Care) Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and

Research, Chandigarh

2016

Work experience (in chronological order).
Position held Name of the Institution Period
Registrar, Pediatrics Dr. Mehta’s Hospitals Pvt. Ltd., Chetpet, Chennai July 2011 – June 2012
Senior Resident, Pediatrics Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and

Research, Chandigarh

June 2012 – December
2013

DM Pediatric Critical Care
Senior Resident

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and
Research, Chandigarh

January 2014 till
December 2016

International Observer –
PICU

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC,
Pittsburgh, PA,USA

August – October, 2016

Assistant Professor,
Pediatric Critical Care
Medicine

Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research
Institute, Chennai

March 2017- August 2017

Consultant Pediatric
Intensivist,
DNB Faculty

Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore August 2017 – Till
currently

Awards/Prize/Certificate won:
1) M.B.,B.S.
1.Dr. G. Ramarao Gold Medal
2.Dr. Govinda Reddy Medal
3.Dr. Rangachari Endowment Prize
4.Blacklock Memorial Gold Medal
5.Dr. S. Govindarajan Endowment Prize
6.Dr. R. Chandramohan Memorial Prize
7.Dr. Medicos S2 Prize
8.T.T. Ramalingam Memorial Gold Medal
9.1952 MMC Batch Golden Jubilee Reunion Prize
2) M.D. Pediatrics
IAP-TNSC – Dr.J.Viswanathan Memorial Post Graduate award
3) DM – Pediatric Critical Care
1. ICMR Travel grant for Young scientist – 2015 to present oral paper at WFSICCM 2015, Seoul,
South Korea
2. Best Oral Paper – Third Prize at NCPCC 2016, Mumbai
G. Scientific Society Membership:
1. Life Member – Indian Academy of Pediatrics & IAP-Intensive Care Chapter
2. Life member – Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
3. Member – Neurocritical Care Society
4. National Instructor – IAP-ALS

Publications:
1) Jayashree M, Baalaaji M. Choice of maintenance fluids – Does it hold water? Indian Pediatr. 2014;51:963-
64.
2) Baalaaji M, Saptharishi LG, Singhi S, Jayashree M, Bansal A, Karthi N. Clinical profile and outcomes in
children with malignancies admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit of a resource-limited setting.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jrc.2015.04.100
3) Baalaaji M, Jayashree M. Symposium: Neurocritical Care. Acute flaccid paralysis. J Pediatr Crit Care
2015;2(3):49-58.
4) Poovazhagi V, Baalaaji M, Muralidharan PS. Familial hypercholesterolemia in siblings with Diabetes
mellitus. Pediatric Oncall 2011;8(1):19-20.
5) Baalaaji M, Choudhary A, Ismail J, Kumar A, Bansal A, Nallasamy K. Needle aspiration for neck
swellings- Think before you prick!!. Clinical Pediatrics DOI: 10.1177/0009922817701 175.
6) Jayashree M, Sasidharan R, Singhi S, Nallasamy K, Baalaaji M. Root Cause Analysis of Diabetic
Ketoacidosis Admissions at a tertiary referral Pediatric Emergency Department in North India. and its
complications – A developing country experience. Indian J Endocr Metab. 2017;21:710-14.
7) Baalaaji M, Jayashree M, Nallasamy K, Singhi S, Bansal A. Predictors and Outcome of Acute kidney
injury in children with Diabetic ketoacidosis. Indian Pediatr. Volume 55 – April 2018.
8) Sedation and Analgesia in Office Practice. Indian J Practical Pediatrics. 19(4): Oct. –Dec. 2017.
9) Baalaaji M. Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. Journal of Pediatr Crit Care 2020;7(3):108-9.
10) TP Vigneshwaran, AR Mullai Baalaaji, S Ashok Kumar, Ashwath Duraiswamy. Think before you drink:
Fatal case of meningitis in an infant. Journal of Pediatr Crit Care 2020;7(3):144

Contribution to Books:
1) Mullai Baalaaji, Sunit Singhi. Refractory status epilepticus. In: Gupta BD, et al, eds. Recent Trends in
Pediatrics Volume 2: Pediatric Neurology, 2013.
2) Mullai Baalaaji, Karthi Nallasamy. Bronchiolitis. In: Pratibha Singhi, ed. Current Pediatrics Practice Series
IV,2016.
3) Mullai Baalaaji, Arunkumar Baranwal. Animal Bite Injuries. In: Post Graduate Textbook of Pediatrics.
4) IAP-ALS Provider Manual. Chapter on Triage, Arrhythmias
5) Sodium Disturbances in PICU. In: Critical Care Update 2018.
6) Ventilation Loops and Curves. In: IAP – Intensive Care Ventilation Workshop Manual.
J. Conferences/CME as Invited Faculty:
1) SRMC Ventilation Workshop, Chennai 2017
2) 19th National Conference of Pediatric Intensive Care, Chandigarh 2017
3) IAP-IJPP CME, Chennai 2017
4) Kongu Pedicon, Coimbatore 2017
5) Pedicon Nagpur, 2018
6) SRMC Ventilation Workshop, Chennai 2018
7) 3
rd Mehta Pediatric Critical Care CME, 2018
8) Co-Organising Secretary, 20th National Conference of Pediatric Intensive Care, Coimbatore, 2018
9) Pedicon Mumbai, 2019
10) 4th Mehta Pediatric Critical Care CME, 2019

E-mail for Correspondence: drmullaibaalaaji@gmail.com

Mullai Baalaaji A R

Name : Dr. Mullai Baalaaji A R Academic Qualifications: MBBS,...

Puneet Jain

Dr Puneet Jain
MBBS, MD (Ped) PGI, (Fellow Ped crit care) PGI, DM (Ped critical care)
Assistant Professor
In-charge: Pediatric Critical Care Unit
Pacific medical College and Hospital,
Udaipur, Rajasthan

Qualifications:
D.M. Pediatric Critical Care
January 2015 –December 2017
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) Pondicherry, India
14 st August 2017– 06 th September2017
The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne , Australia
External posting during DM program, in Cardiac ICU and Medical Surgical ICU of Royal Children’s
Hospital

Fellowship in Pediatric Critical care (IDPCCM)
January 2012 –December 2012
Indian Society of critical care medicine (Pediatric section)
Advanced Pediatric Centre
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

Senior Resident- Pediatrics
July 2011 – June 2014
Advanced Pediatric Centre
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh, India

M.D. Pediatrics
July 2008 – June 2011
Advanced Pediatric Centre
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh

M.B.B.S.
August 2002 – December 2007
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi (Delhi University)

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS________
November 2017
Second Prize in Oral Paper Presentation‟ in 19th National conference of Pediatric Intensive
Care (NCPIC) and 2nd Asian Congress of Pediatric Intensive Care
Topic – Comparative study on the outcome of early goal directed therapy (EGDT) versus standard
care in pediatric septic shock patients: A prospective open labeled randomized controlled trial
Authors – Jain P, Rameshkumar R, Satheesh P, Mahadevan S
January 2016
Conducted the Critical care Sonography workshop station in Ultrasonography in critically ill
children workshop at the National Assembly on Pediatric Emergency Medicine (NAPEM) 2016
conference, at Pondicherry India
July 2015
Received international travel grant award from Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
for paper presentation at the 8 th International Conference of Paediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
(pCRRT) London (UK) from 16–‐18 th July, 2015.

PUBLICATIONS – Original/ Review Articles
1. Singhi S, Jain P, Jayashree M, Lal S.
Approach to a Child with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Indian J Pediatr 2013;
80(4):326–333
PMID: 23504479
2. Dayal D, Bakshi J, Jain P, Shivaprakash MR, Singhi S.
Outcome of Rhino-Sinus Mucormycosis in Children with Type 1 Diabetes. Indian J
Pediatr. 2015;82(7):651-2
PMID: 25589195
3. Dayal D, Jain P, Panigrahi I, Bhattacharya A, Sachdeva N.
Thyroid dysfunction in Indian children with Down syndrome. Indian Pediatr. 2014
Sep;51(9):751-2
PMID: 25228616
4. Dayal D, Jain P, Kumar R, Bakshi J, Menon P, Das A, Singhi S, Singh M
Clinical spectrum and outcome of invasive filamentous fungal infections in children with
Type 1 diabetes: North Indian experience. Clin Pediatr Endocrinol. 2015 Apr;24(2):51-7
PMID: 26019401
5. Rameshkumar R, Krishnamurthy S, Ganesh RN, Mahadevan S, Narayanan P, Satheesh P,
Jain P.
Histopathological changes in septic acute kidney injury in critically ill children: a cohort of
post-mortem renal biopsies. Clin Exp Nephrol. 2017 Dec;21(6):1075-1082 doi:
10.1007/s10157-016-1343-z. (Epub ahead of print)
PMID: 27738777
6. Satheesh P, Rameshkumar R, Mahadevan S, Jain P. Evaluation of the "Early" Use of
Albumin in Children With Extensive Burns: Were the Differences Significant? Pediatr Crit
Care Med. 2017 Apr;18(4):399.
PMID: 28376013
7. Jain P, Rameshkumar R, Satheesh P, Mahadevan S.
Effect of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy on Outcome in Pediatric Acute Liver
Failure: Is the Clearance Mechanism Appropriate for Detoxification? Crit Care Med.
2017;45(5):e534-e535
PMID: 28410323

8. Jain P, Rameshkumar R, Satheesh P, Kaur H.
Cerebral venous thrombosis in an infant with pneumococcal meningitis: A case report and
review of literature. Int J Adv Med Health Res 2017;4:30-2.

Internatonal Presentations – Poster
1. Detection of microdeletion by FISH and microarray analysis: a case series.
Puneet Jain, Inusha Panigrahi, Anshuman Saha, Vinay V. Kulkarni )
The international conference Next Revolution In Genetics and Genomics Applications in Health and Disease
27th-29th January 2013,New Delhi, India.
2. Acyclovir crystalluria: the utility of bedside urine routine microscopy
P.Jain, R. Ramesh Kumar, S.Mahadevan
8 th International Conference of Paediatric Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (pCRRT) London (UK)
from 16–‐18 th July, 2015.
3. Profile of patients visiting the pediatric emergency service in a tertiary care hospital in south
India.
Puneet Jain, Ramachandran Rameshkumar, Ponnarmeni Satheesh, Subramanian Mahadevan
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June, 2016.
4. Multiple cerebral sinus thromboses complicating pneumococcal meningitis: A pediatric case
report.
Puneet Jain, Ramachandran Rameshkumar, Ponnarmeni Satheesh, Subramanian Mahadevan
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June, 2016.
5. Profile of antimicrobial sensitivity pattern and microorganism isolates from bronchoalveolar
lavage samples in suspected ventilator associated pneumonia cases in pediatric intensive care
unit.
Puneet Jain, Ramachandran Rameshkumar, Ponnarmeni Satheesh, Subramanian Mahadevan
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June, 2016.
6. Retrospective evaluation of a paediatric intensivist led flexible bronchoscopy service.
Puneet Jain, Ramachandran Rameshkumar, Ponnarmeni Satheesh, Subramanian Mahadevan
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June, 2016.
7. Right ventricular dysfunction and left ventricular diastolic dysfunction presenting with normal
left ventricular ejection fraction in pediatric septic shock: The need for detailed
echocardiographic assessment.
Ponnarmeni Satheesh, Ramachandran Rameshkumar, Puneet Jain, Subramanian Mahadevan
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June, 2016.
8. Detailed systematised echocardiographic profile of children with scorpion envenomation and its
correlation with cardiac troponin I level in southern India: A pilot study.
Ponnarmeni Satheesh, Ramachandran Rameshkumar, Puneet Jain, Subramanian Mahadevan
8th World Congress on Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care, Toronto, Canada, June, 2016.

Puneet Jain

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Dr. Vijai Williams

Vijai Williams

Dr. Vijai Williams
Qualifications: MD DM
Present Designation:  Associate Consultant, PICU – Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, Tamilnadu

Areas of interest:
Ventilation
Fluid & electrolytes, Diabetic ketoacidosis
Transplantation and perioperative critical care 

Grants & Publications:
Recipient of ICMR Research Grant 2017
Published > 20 peer reviewed articles in Indexed International Journals

Awards & Achievements:
Young Investigator Award- ESPNIC 2019, Salzburg, Austria
Indian Journal of Pediatrics – Best Thesis Award for the year 2019
Hanraj Nayyar Award for best research– Criticare 2020

 

 

Vijai Williams

Dr. Vijai Williams Qualifications: MD DM Present Designation:  Associate Consultant,...

Javed Ismail Anwar Sharief

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Kandasamy Sasidaran

Position: Consultant Pediatric Intensivist

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Kandasamy Sasidaran

Consultant Pediatric Intensivist

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Madhusudan Samprathi

Position: Consultant Pediatrician And Pediatric Intensivist
Phone: +917077703235
Email: madhu_1511@yahoo.com

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Madhusudan Samprathi

Consultant Pediatrician And Pediatric Intensivist

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Manjinder Singh Randhawa

Position: Paediatric Intensive Care Fellow
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Manjinder Singh Randhawa

Paediatric Intensive Care Fellow

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Namita Ravikumar

Namita Ravikumar

Position: Senior Resident
Phone: +918826582654
Email: namitu.ravi@gmail.com

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Namita Ravikumar

Senior Resident

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Dr Nitin Dhochak

Nitin Dhochak

Dr Nitin Dhochak

MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DM (Pediatric Pulmonology & Intensive Care)
Research interest: Pediatric intervention bronchoscopy, Airway inflammation,
Gastrointestinal complications and nutrition in critically ill.

Publications
Dhochak N, Singhal T, Kabra SK, Lodha R. Pathophysiology of COVID-19: Why Children Fare
Better than Adults? Indian J Pediatr. 2020;87:537-546.
Dhochak N, Jat KR, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Lentil Aspiration Leading to Likely Hypersensitivity
Pneumonitis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2019;54:1781-1786.
Dhochak N, Jat KR , Sankar J, Lodha R, Kabra SK. Predictors of Malnutrition in Children with
Cystic Fibrosis. Indian Pediatr. 2019;56:825-30.
Dhochak N, Jayashree M, Singhi S. A randomized controlled trial of one bag vs. two bag
system of fluid delivery in children with diabetic ketoacidosis: Experience from a developing
country. J Crit Care. 2018;43:340-345

Nitin Dhochak

Dr Nitin Dhochak MBBS, MD (Pediatrics), DM (Pediatric Pulmonology &...

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Can I pay online?

Yes, in days to come you will be able to signup and pay online.

Will I get a certificate ?

Here’s a fact: Certificates are not important. Sharing and learning is. But we do hear you. We will be providing certificates fof participation on the last day of the event.

What are the four workshops we typically focus on ?

1. PALS
2. Non invasive ventilation
3. Advance ventilation
4. Pediatric critical care nursing

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