• February 25 - 26, 2022
    • Conveners: Dr. Vishal Kundnani, Dr. Ashok Shyam
    • Co-Conveners: Dr. Arjun Dhawale, Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary, Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria, Dr. Abhay Nene
    • Virtual

    BOS Member:
    2,655/- (Including GST)
    BOS Non-Member:
    2,950/- (Including GST)

Conveners: Dr. Vishal Kundnani, Dr. Ashok Shyam
Co-Conveners: Dr. Arjun Dhawale, Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary, Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria, Dr. Abhay Nene
Delegates: 30
Course Fees: BOS Member:
2,655/- (Including GST)

BOS Non-Member:
2,950/- (Including GST)
Date: February 25 - 26, 2022
Venue: Virtual

Day 1: Friday, February 25, 2022 (6.00 pm – 9.00 pm)

Time Topic
6.00 pm – 9.00 pm Understanding Evidence (15 mins each)
  • Evidence-based Medicine the Bias Concept & Hierarchy of Evidence: Dr. Ashok Shyam
  • Basic Statistics for Orthopaedic Research: Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary
  • How to appraise a level I Study – RCT, Meta-analysis and Systematic review: Dr. Bhavuk Garg
  • How to appraise a level II Study – Cohort Study: Dr. Siddharth Aiyer
  • How to appraise a level III Study – Case-Control trials: Dr. Arjun Dhawale
  • How to appraise a level IV Study – Case Series: Dr. Dipit Sahu
Paper Writing Module (15 mins each with discussion and questions)
  • Develop a Publishing Strategy - Part of Scientific Manuscript: Dr. Rehan ul Haq
  • Writing a Winning Title/Abstract: Dr. Praveen Sarda
  • Writing Introduction & Material and Methods: Dr. Sassendar S.
  • Writing Results & Discussion: Dr. Mandar Agashe
  • References, Figures, Tables: Dr. Rajabhaskar
At the end of Day 1: We have given them all the tools to review an article and we give them the homework to do so.

Day 2: Saturday, February 26, 2022 (5.00 pm – 8.00 pm)

Time Topic
5.00 pm – 8.00 pm Module 1: Winning Curiosity!
Part 1: What does research mean to you & how has it impacted you personally & professionally? [6 mins each]
  • Dr. S. Rajasekaran
  • Dr. Anil Jain
  • Dr. Ashok Rajgopal
  • Dr. Arun Mullaji
Part 2: What do editors expect from authors - The secret tips & tricks [6 mins each]
  • Dr. Lalit Maini
  • Dr. Murali Poduval
  • Dr. Raju Vaishya
  • Dr. Nicholas Antao
Research Essentials
  • The Art of Thinking Clearly: Dr. Vaibhav Bagaria (10 mins)
  • Searching for Relevant Literature: Dr. Ashok Shyam (20 mins)
  • Balancing Research with Clinical Practice - How to Collect and utilise your data: Dr. Vishal Kundnani (10 mins)
  • Making your Research Conference Presentation more impactful: Dr. Abhay Nene (10 mins)
  • Essential Tools and Technology for making Research Easy: Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary (10 mins)
  • Ethics in Publication: Dr. Srinivas B. S. Kambhampati (10 mins)
Workshop: Read The Fine Print
  • Convenors: Dr. Arjun Dhwale & Dr. Kshitij Chaudhary with all faculty
  • One hour workshop on detecting bias in papers, critical appraisal and discussion with the delegates on any points covered during the entire course.

*Speakers and topics are subject to change
**Cases subject to availability

Course Highlights

  • Lectures by eminent faculty in research
  • Biostatistics workshop for all simplified
  • Simplified example based symposium
  • Course material available pre hand before course and after course too

Course Objectives

At the end of course delegates shall be aware of

  • Basics of research, type of studies, level of evidence, biostatistics necessary for research
  • How to make data-keeping effective in daily practice
  • How to generate research questions – what topics can research be done
  • How to start writing research papers for publications
  • Basic tips, tricks, techniques on writing introduction, methodology, results, statistics and discussion of paper for publications
  • How to get internal review system and how to respond to reviewers
  • How to submit papers for publication and ensure smooth consideration
  • Different journals for potential publication target

Format and Pattern

2 Days Course (4 - 6 hours each)

Learning Material

Yes recorded lectures made available pre and post-course

Who can attend this Course

Interested candidates who are keen to enter into the field of research and want to publish the data at hand.

Course Refunds Disclaimer

It needs to be noted that any course of the BOS may be cancelled or postponed or its program may be altered / modified depending upon the situation prevalent in the country in view of the COVID-19 infection, rules and regulations by the Central Government, State Government, Municipal Corporations of the cities in which the courses are held and the institutes in which the courses are conducted.

The Bombay Orthopaedic Society will try and intimate the course delegates in advance in such circumstances. However, it may not be possible for the BOS to intimate or inform the delegates in reasonable time, in case the courses need to be cancelled at a shorter notice.

In such a case, the rules of course fees refund will apply. The BOS or its Executive Council cannot be held liable and responsible for any financial losses, which may result due to course cancellation including travel expenses, residential and logistical expenses. Such Expenses shall not be reimbursed to the delegates.


Delegates will be provided with E-Certificates for courses conducted by Bombay Orthopaedic Society. The certificates can be downloaded from BOS Website ( Each delegate will be provided with a unique username and password. Once logged in, delegates will be able to see a list of all the courses they attended. Option to download E-Certificates will be activated ONLY after submitting the feedback for respective courses.


  • All events conducted by BOS are subject to availability of faculty and adequate number of delegates.
  • The organizers may change the dates, venue and faculty or may cancel the course in the unforeseen circumstances.
  • All events organised by BOS including Courses, Clinical Meetings, Master Series, Conferences including WIROC, are scientific deliberations for registered Orthopaedic delegates only, besides special invitees of the Executive Council.
  • All scientific deliberations are not open to non-orthopaedic surgeons.
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