AMBI Chandigarh State Chapter

Year of Inception: 2013

Name of President State Chapter :  Dr. Jasbinder Kaur

Name of Secretary State Chapter:  Dr. Shivani Jaswal


  • 4 day IA-QMS program organized by Department of Biochemistry, GMCH, Chandigarh from 14-17 Nov,2019.
  • 3 day National AMBI PG update organized by the Department of Biochemistry, GMCH, Chandigarh from 1-3 Nov,2020.


  • Dr Jasbinder Kaur, Prof and Head, Department of Biochemistry, GMCH appointed as Director Principal, Govt Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh in December,2020.

Academic activities undertaken by Chandigarh Chapter AMBI in 2013-2014:

1 ) CME:  ”Diagnostic challenges in Lab Medicine”
      Date: 14th Nov 2013.
Venue: GMCH, Chandigarh

Department of Biochemistry, GMCH organized a CME under the auspices of IFCC, AMBI and Punjab Medical Council, which was inaugurated by Dr Graham Beastall, the President of International Federation of Clinical Biochemistry on 14th Nov 2013.

Eminent national and International speakers deliberated on the various aspects of diagnostic challenges. Dr Graham Beastall who has worked in the field of endocrine biochemistry gave an overview of standardization of thyroid function tests. Dr Graham Jones from Australia, Chair Task force Chronic Kidney diseases in IFCC discussed the recommendations on investigations in CKD.The clinical challenges were addressed by Dr Muralidharan Consultant Endocrinologist, Fortis Hospital, Chandigarh and Dr. Harbir Kohli Prof- Nephrology PGIMER, Chandigarh.

2) GUEST Lectures
      Date: 18th Nov 2013
      Venue: GMCH, Chandigarh
Department of Biochemistry, GMCH Chandigarh organized an Academic event for the faculty and medical students on 18th Nov 2013. Professor Joseph P. Mc Connell, Ph.D., DABCC Laboratory Director and Chief Medical Officer, Health Diagnostic Laboratory,Richmond, Co-Director: Immunochemical Core Laboratory The Mayo Clinic and Foundation USA deliberated on comprehensive testing for cardiometabolic disease. Dr. Udayan Ray Director of Core Lab and Chemical Pathology, Royal Hobart Hospital & Clinical Associate Prof, School of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Australia apprised the faculty and medical stdents in the role of Clinical Biochemistry in practice of Medicine.

Workshop cum Training programme on Laboratory Quality System and
Internal audit as per IS/ISO: 15189-2012, certified by Quality Council of India
13th-16th April 2015