POGS History

  1. In 1953 ,a small group of 5 gynaecologists gathered at IMA Hall & POGS was born. Dr.Y.V. Phatak was the first President with Dr.A.R.Paranjpe as Secretary & Dr.Chaplabai Khadilkar as Treasurer.
  2. In 1956Affiliation to FOGSI was obtained with a quorum of 12 members.
  3. In Nov. 1963 the office was shifted to Dept.of Ob.Gyn.,Sassoon Hospital where meetings were held at regular intervals.
  4. In 1976 , Dr. A. G. Sathe & Dr.Nishikant Shrotri & the Managing Committee, trifurcated the post to the current posts of General Sectretary, Clinical Secretary and Treasurer.Till then , the posts of General Secretary, Clinical Secretary and Treasurer were shouldered by the same person.
  5. In 1976 the first Constitution of the society was formed and the society was registered in 1976 by Dr. A.G.Sathe and Dr. Nishikant Shrotri with the help of managing committee and the senior memebers of the society.
  6. It was In 1989 POGS started the CME(Continuation of Medical Education)
  7. In 1999 the Rules & Regulations were amended.
  8. In 1992 we launched the Annual Conference.
  9. On 26 January 2009, we shifted to our own office at Dr.Nitu Mandke IMA House on Tilak Road, Pune.
  10. On 4 March 2009 the Rules & Regulations were amended & approved by the General Body.

 

POGS Vision

 The Pune Obstetrics and Gynecology Society (POGS) fosters its members to achieve professional excellence, establish standardized practices and participate in social and research activities in the context of women s’ health.

The POGS offers its members opportunities to update their academic knowledge through CME programs, conferences and annual meetings .

The POGS  represents the fraternity at important government and legislative bodies pertaining to obstetrics ,gynecology and clinical practice

The POGS encourages postgraduate academic programs and offers the members platform to present their research work and develop into competent professionals

The POGS aligns itself with the vision of the FOGSI and the AMOGS to which it is affiliated as a member body

 

Awards

Dr. Smita Jog Award

Dr Smita Jog, Past President of Pune Obstetric & Gynaecological Society during the year 2008-09 Donated the Society in 2009 for Dr. Smita Jog Award.

Eligibilty
This award is to be awarded to a suitable candidate every year. The contestant should be a member of Pune Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society. It is preferably given to a member who had done significant contribution to adolescent health activity. If no such candidate is available then it goes to the best debut Management Committee Member.

Procedure
1. The Award will be announced in Pune Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society mailer / mail in month of July every year to all members of Pune Obstetric & Gynaecology Society with all details and last date of submission
2. Award judiciary committee will be formed by July of every year
3. All applications should be screened by Clinical Secretary and General Secretary and relevant documents checked before accepting for judiciary committee selection
4. Award would be in the form of trophy.
5. Winner should be decided by and informed by about one month prior to the Pune Obstetric & Gynaecology Society Annual Conference. The date and venue of Annual Conference will be informed to the contestants at least one month prior to the conference.
6. TA /DA will not be given
7. If the Winning Contestant for any reason cannot attend, then his authorized proxy shall receive the award in absentia, during annual conference
8. In case of any dispute, decision of the award judiciary committee will be final.

Award Winners
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15

Dr Shirish Daftery Award

Certificate and Trophy
This award is kept in the form of Certificate & Trophy for junior postgraduates and young consultants /practitioners in OBGYN under 40 years of age, who has done original research work in form of a well conducted study or thesis in the field of OBGYN. The purpose of this award is to inculcate scientific and rational approach in the minds of young budding gynecologists.

Eligibilty for Dr. Shrish Daftary Award:
1. Should be M.B.B.S. and have confirmed admission for any postgraduate Obstetrics & Gynaecology Course; e.g. D.G.O., M.D. /M.S. or D.N.B. and should be younger than 40 years of age. While applying, the candidate will have to submit the self attested photocopies of appropriate qualification(s) and age proofs.
2. Should be a member of Pune Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society
3. Work / study /research should be original
4. Ethical committee approval should be taken.
5. Research methodology and statistical analysis should be properly applied to the study.
6. Study should be complete – some conclusion should be reached.
7. Study and presentation should not be sponsored / stimulated by any drug company–/machine company
8. Should be submitted in triplicate to President, Pune Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society by end of July in hard copy and CD format

Procedure
1. The Award will be announced in Pune Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society mailer / mail in month of July every year to all colleges/ institutes with all details and last date of submission
2. Award judiciary committee will be formed by July
3. All applications should be screened by Clinical Secretary and General Secretary and relevant documents checked before accepting for judiciary committee selection
4. Award should be in format of trophy & certificate – esp. with dr. Shirish daftary signature [digital ]and cash prize.
5. Winner should be decided by and informed by one month before the annual conference along with the date and venue of Annual Conference
6. TA /DA will not be given
7. If the student for any reason cannot attend, then concerned guide or the person of authority can receive the award in absentia, during annual conference
8. In case of tie, the prize will be equally distributed amongst the two.
9. If the judiciary committee feels for the need for oral presentation to decide the award, it will be so informed.
10. In case of any dispute, decision of the award judiciary committee will be final.

Award Winners
2009-10
2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
2014-15