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We invite you to join us on October 12th for a thought-provoking and inspiring lecture entitled “Bewilderment and Hope: Stories of Healing and Beauty in Brokenness" presented by The Right Reverend Malayil Lukose Varghese Muthalaly. https://conta.cc/3UMjIQj

Join us on Thurs. (11th) for the Ida Scudder Humanitarian Oration to listen to Rani & @DrAbhayBang, founders of @SearchGad, as they talk of their inspiring work among the rural poor of Gadricholi, Maharashtra. Organised by @OffCMCVellore & @VCMCFoundation
http://bit.ly/3zsC3Z0

Thrilled that @OffCMCVellore, India's premier medical institution, has inaugurated a new campus for Specialty Care.

@PSampathkumarMD & I visited this beautiful state of the art hospital as it neared completion earlier this year. CMC, Vellore is a treasure. We are proud alumni.

Azim Premji, Founder-Chair of @Wipro, asks:
What is the magic of CMC?
He goes on to answer the question during his speech for the Ida Scudder Humanitarian Oration, delivered at @OffCMCVellore in Dec '21. https://bit.ly/3LlZd7c @VCMCFoundation #nottobeservedbuttoserve
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Join us for the Vellore CMC Foundation's 4th Annual Ecumenical Leadership Forum: conta.cc/3UrHilq Global mission is born out of the mission work we each conduct in our local communities. Consequently, it is local mission work that serves as the best preparer for and an indicator of success for mission work performed overseas. But how do we prioritize between the two? Join us in an interactive discussion intended to create a deeper understanding of the interdependence between local and global mission and how best to balance your resources to address institutional priorities. The specific topics to be explored, as well as the guest faith institutions who will lead each of these discussions, are as follows:“Living Lovingly and Justly as Servants of Christ by Healing the Sick.” - The United Methodist Church“Keys to Successful Cross-Cultural Partnerships Between the U.S. and Internationally Based Faith Communities.” - The Spectrum Church“Engaging in Meaningful, Curative, Preventive, and Educational Ministries at Home and Around the World.”- International Ministries (American Baptist Foreign Mission Society)“Best Practices for the Sustainability of Community-based Medical Outreach Programs.” - Christian Medical College, Vellore“Proclaiming the Freedom, Healing and Hope Found in Jesus at Times of Natural Disasters.”- Seventh-day Adventist Church ... See MoreSee Less
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Please join us online for the 11th Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration on 𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝟏𝟏𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 at 9:00am ET (6:30pm IST). The event will be livestreamed and you can set a reminder on this link bit.ly/IdaScudderOration20229Dr. Ida Scudder started her work in Vellore with a focus on serving women and children. She soon recognised that the poor couldn't afford to come to the hospital, and the only way she could help them was by going to their doorstep to deliver the care that they so desperately needed. She drove to the surrounding villages on ‘Road-side Clinics’ and treated her patients under the trees. One hundred and twenty-two years later, CMC continues to reach out to and partner with local communities around Vellore and Ranipet Districts. From tribal villages in Jawadhi hills to the urban slum communities of Vellore City, CMC’s community health teams work on a locally relevant health and development needs. In Dr. Ida’s honour, CMC Vellore and the US-based Vellore CMC Foundation have established the 𝐃𝐫. 𝐈𝐝𝐚 𝐒. 𝐒𝐜𝐮𝐝𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐇𝐮𝐦𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐎𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧. This year, the 11th Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration is awarded to 𝐃𝐫𝐬. 𝐑𝐚𝐧𝐢 & 𝐀𝐛𝐡𝐚𝐲 𝐁𝐚𝐧𝐠, Founders – SEARCH (Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health) in the tribal forests of Gadchiroli, Maharashtra. Their pioneering community-based health care has influenced policy nationally and internationally, helping to tackle high infant mortality and reproductive health in rural areas. Their commitment and dedication to idealism, social service and scientific research make them inspiring role models. Please join us online for the 11th Dr. Ida S. Scudder Humanitarian Oration on 𝐓𝐡𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐝𝐚𝐲 𝟏𝟏𝐭𝐡 𝐀𝐮𝐠𝐮𝐬𝐭 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟐 𝐚𝐭 𝟔.𝟑𝟎𝐩𝐦 𝐈𝐒𝐓. The event will be livestreamed and you can set a reminder on this link bit.ly/IdaScudderOration2022 ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet Mayo Clinic’s infectious disease specialist. In her interview with former Foundation Board Member, Dr. Priya Alexander (Batch '88), Dr. Pyiya Sampathkumar discusses excellence in patient care, and her involvement with India SOS during India’s second wave of the pandemic. Watch the interview: link in bio#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #womenshistorymonth #stem #science #medicine ... See MoreSee Less
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Meet the influenza expert who heads the WHO Collaborating Centre for Reference and Research on Influenza at the Doherty Institute in Melbourne.In Dr. Kanta Subbarao’s interview with Dr. Gagandeep Kang (Batch ‘81), she discusses new viral diseases and her decision to pursue a career in advancing public health. Dr. Subbarao also chairs the World Health Organization's Technical Advisory Group on COVID-19 vaccine composition (TAG-CO-VAC).Watch the interview: link in bio#IWD2022 #WomeninScience #IdaScudder #womenshistorymonth #stem #science #medicine ... See MoreSee Less
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Patient Care – COVID-19 Response – CMC Vellore readies 400-bed COVID-19 Care Facility at its new campus in Kannigapuram

Research – Christian Medical College, CMC, Vellore – Over 30,000 babies in India die each year from Rotor Virus – that was until CMC unique approach to research lead to the development of a vaccine.

Our History – Christian Medical College, CMC, Vellore – In this video you will see the moment that inspired a young woman to establish a Christian medical mission in Southern India over a 100 years ago.