About

Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology

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Objectives:

    The name of the academy shall be Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology.

  • To endeavour to develop higher standard in teaching and practice of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Maxillo-facial Radiology and Imaging Sciences.
  • To promote Continuing Education, Research and Community Service to urban and rural population with grants, sponsorships and funds of the Academy.
  • To establish scholarships, prizes and awards for merits of members.
  • To hold Conferences, Seminars, Symposia, Workshops, Study circle, Meetings, to exchange resent trends and receive advanced information of progress knowledge of Postgraduates and Undergraduates of the specialty and other professionals.
  • To publish periodicals, journals, books etc., and to encourage the Academy members to publish articles in papers and propagate knowledge of Oral health care to different media.
  • To revise the syllabus, curriculum, examination patterns for Undergraduates and Postgraduate courses as and when the need arises and recommend to the competent authorities to implement the same.
  • To maintain contact with National and International Organizations having similar objectives.
  • To encourage to form local or state branches of Academy to protect the professional interests and provide social security.
  • To form a trust to promote these objectives and to undertake such other progressive measures to implement these objectives.

    3. Membership:

  • Patron: An individual who is interested in promoting activities of the Academy.
  • Life Member: Specialists possessing Postgraduate qualification in one of the following subject
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Diagnosis
  • Oral Radiology
  • Dental Radiology
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Oral Diagnosis and Radiology
  • Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
  • Qualification from foreign countries recognized by the Dental Council of India as equivalent to the specialty Oral Medicine and Radiology.
  • Member: Specialist who pays annual subscription and possesses Postgraduate qualification in one of the following subjects:
  • Oral Medicine
  • Oral Diagnosis
  • Oral Radiology
  • Dental Radiology
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Oral Diagnosis and Radiology
  • Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
  • from foreign countries recognized by the Dental Council Qualification of India as equivalent to the specialty Oral Medicine and Radiology.

    4. Associate Member:

  • Postgraduate students of the specialty of Oral Medicine and Radiology can become either an Associate Life Member or Associate Member. Associate Life Members who are Postgraduates of Oral Medicine and Radiology would continue as full fledged Life Members from the day of their obtaining Postgraduate Qualification.
  • Specialists in other specialties of dentistry specialists of various branches of General Medicine can also become Associate Members.
  • Honorary Member: a person, who has made significant contribution to Oral Medicine and Radiology / General Medicine /Radiology and who is nationally and internationally renowned and is recommended by EC, can be admitted as Honorary Member on the approval of General Body.
  • Voting power of member: All Life Members and Members alone shall have voting power however, Postgraduate students who are Associate Life Members and Associate Members and Patrons who are not the Members of the Academy, have no power to vote.However, they are eligible to attend all meetings and can take part in all scientific, social and community activities of the Academy.
  • An application for membership can be rejected if the EC feels that a particular person's admission is prejudicial to the interest of the academy. Such a person has the right to appeal to the General Body. The decision of the General Body in this regard shall be final.

Membership Fees

Name Fees amount
Patrons Rs.10, 000\- as one time payment
Life Membership Rs. 5,000\- + admission fee of Rs.100\-
Annual Membership Rs .1,000\- per year + admission fee of Rs.25\-
Associate Life Membership Rs. 5,000\- + admission fee of Rs.100\-
Associate Membership Rs. 1,000\- per year + admission fee of Rs.25\-
All payments shall be made in full and no installments shall be permitted.

Payments towards Annual Membership and Annual Associate Membership Are valid from 1st January to 31st December of that year and should be renewed every year not later than 31st January to maintain continuity of the Membership.