Universal access is the new normal

‘Train to Practice Telemedicine’ Certificate Course

Train to Practice” course was launched by Telemedicine Society of India in the month of April 2020. This course will help promote telemedicine and hence bridge the divide through accessibility and affordability, provided it is used as a safe enabler of practice.

The certificate course has four hour study material that includes live section along with study material.

To enroll for the course – please fill the form below


Training for Hospital Groups and For SAARC Countries

TSI has successfully trained large number of corporate hospital staff on request including the Army Medical Corps. We welcome you to write to us directly if you wish to undertake such training for your doctors

Dr.Sunil Shroff,
Co- Chair
Training for Telemedicine for TSI
President Tamil Nadu TSI
Email: tsigrouptn@gmail.com


All registered medical practitioners in India can enrol into the webinar

4 Hour Program

4 modules of 20-30 minutes each, followed by a Q&A session

Completion Certificate

On passing the online assessment with a score of 80% or above


On Saturdays and Sundays

The Course Flow

1. Registration
2. Pre course quiz
3. The course
      a. Introduction to Telemedicine
      b. Introduction to Tele-triage
      c. Legal aspects of the Telemedicine Practice Guidelines
      d. Setting up your telemedicine practice – A DIY approach
4. Question and Answer Session
5. Post course quiz
6. Certificate of completion of course.

Feedback from the session for the Armed Forces

The Webinar was conducted in detail regarding telemedicine. It gave a holistic view on tele med which was educative specially keeping in mind the recent challenges being faced. It gave immense clarity with respect to conduct of telemedicine and also its legal implications.

Feedback from the participants

Excellent presentations with greater clarity and quality of the training content and the speakers, moderators and the panel members are very much successful in conducting the sessions and reached the expectations of the participants. And the platform support is also excellent.

Dr Venkata Raman E

Need of the hour. Benefitted immensly from collective knowledge of experts in the field.

Dr Chiranjit Noatia

Presentations: Contents – useful and practical. Easy to implement Quality of Presentations: Excellent Quality of Audio-Visuals: very good Communication and connectivity: Good

Joseph Noah

Very informative. Conducted in a very nice mannner. Will be very helpful. Thank you.

Dr. Satya Shiva Munjal


Dr. Sunil Shroff

Dr. Sunil Shroff

President, TSI Tamil Nadu

Dr. Sunil Shroff is Senior Consultant – Urology & Transplantation, Madras Medical Mission Hospital, Chennai

Telemedicine Courses – Head for Training for Telemedicine Society of India
Email : tsigrouptn@gmail.com

Notable Positions:

  • President, Telemedicine Society of India, Tamil Nadu Chapter
  • President Elect – Indian Society of Organ Transplantation
  • Editorial Director – www.medindia.net – Top Health website from India
  • Managing Trustee – MOHAN Foundation – 20 yr old NGO pioneered organ donation in India
  • Editor – Indian Transplant Newsletter
  • Past President Nephrology, Urology & Transplantation Society of SAARC countries
  • Previously Prof and HOD Urology & Renal Transplantation, Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Centre, Chennai (1995 to 2015)
  • Member, Advisory Board of Tamil Nadu (TRANSTAN)

Publications & Research:

  • Edited 5 books for on Transplant Law & Urology for Paramedical/Nursing Staff, Published 12 book chapters, 620 articles in peer reviewed
    Journals, Newsletters, Newspapers, Magazines and on the Web and made 800 plus presentations
  • Original Research on the use of Holmium:YAG Laser in Urology – 1992-94 at the Institute of Urology, London

Notable Awards in Last 10 years:

  • 2017 – Polestar Award in Healthcare for Healthcare
  • 2017 – Best performing NGO in India in the field of organ donation by National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) at the 8th Indian Organ Donation Day
  • 2017 – Best Performing NGO and Best Transplant Coordinator Award by Government of Tamil Nadu
  • 2016 – Jindal Foundation Award in Healthcare-
  • 2013 – TANKER Award – For Social work for establishing ‘Cadaver program in India’ with cash prize
  • 2011 – Best Teacher Award – Dr MGR Medical University
  • 2009 – Recipient of Social Entrepreneur Award from TIE – for establishing ‘Cadaver program in India’
Manick Rajendran

Manick Rajendran

Founder & CEO, iMMi Life Healthcare

Manick Rajendran is a HealthTech Entrepreneur from Chennai. Having graduated as an Engineer with an MBA from IIM Bangalore in 1986, he has lived in the USA for several decades.

Serving on Wall Street as a VP at Deutsche Bank, he angel-invested in an EHR Software company and thus
began his transition to Health Street.

In the twenty years he has been in Healthcare, he has functioned in various roles as Consultant, CEO
of hospitals, Member of Policy Groups, Standards Professional and most notably as Co-Chairman of the Tiger Team that presented policy document and roadmap of the meaningful use of IT in Healthcare that was adopted by the Obama Administration.

Returning to India almost a decade ago, he continues to serve the Healthcare industry actively through his advocacy for Interoperability and TeleHealth through his Cardiology Advisory, Mental
Wellness and Virtual Tumour Board offerings to the patient community using networks of Specialists.

Dr. Sai Praveen Haranath

Dr. Sai Praveen Haranath

Founding Member, Apollo eAccess

Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a pulmonary and critical care physician working at Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India and is also a founding member and current medical director of the Apollo eAccess program which provides teleICU services around India.

He graduated from Madras Medical College and then went to the US. Over 15 years in America he specialized in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and is American Board Certified in these fields. He also obtained a Masters in Public Health degree from UConn.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and active on several of their committees and is Chair of the Executive Committee of the Council of Global Governors of the ACCP . He is a member of their Board of Regents and Chest Foundation Board of Trustees.

He returned to India in 2011 to pursue his lifelong desire to raise the standard of Indian and global healthcare through the ethical practice of excellent medicine. He has been interested in managing tobacco and smoking addiction for several years and was also selected to attend the Johns Hopkins Global Tobacco Leadership Program in 2016. Innovation and creation of value in healthcare technology is a daily mission and he currently mentors several healthcare startups. Dr Sai Praveen Haranath is a committed and passionate champion for the practical delivery of ethical healthcare.

Dr. (Gp Capt) Suchitra Mankar

Dr. (Gp Capt) Suchitra Mankar

Former Col.-in-Charge, AFMC Pune

Dr (Gp Capt) Suchitra Mankar is an alumnus of AFMC Pune, is a practicing doctor, recognized teacher, Preventive Care Specialist and a Healthcare Management Expert. She has 30 years of varied experience in the field of Healthcare.

Dr. Mankar joined AFMC Pune  and was thereafter commissioned in the Armed Forces in 1982. She practiced as a doctor:

Anywhere – marshes; deserts;
Anytime – 24 hours;
Anything -snake bites, deliveries, suicide, mid-air collisions; blasts;
Anyone – seniors, juniors, troops,  wives, labourers;
Any Language or education

She was the first lady Officer selected for the prestigious Higher Defence Management Course – awarded
a trophy by Shri Pranab Mukherjee.

Dr. Mankar was appointed as the Colonel in Charge of Administration – first air force officer ever- of AFMC-Pune. She then moved to Head Quarters in Delhi and set up medical capital procurement for the IAF.

Dr. Ravi Modali

Dr. Ravi Modali

An alumnus of the prestigious KEM Hospital, Mumbai; BITS, Pilani; Bioinformatics Institute of India, Dr Ravikumar Modali practices Lifestyle Medicine using digital health & telemedicine.

He is passionate about Group Medical Analytics, designing proactive action plans for timely treatment, reverse sufferings & risks from preventable diseases.

Dr. Ravi has contributed to several first-of-a-kind foundational initiatives like EMRI’s 108 medical emergency response system, Medical networking for Health insurance, Social health schemes & Corporate health & wellness programs.

He has written 2 chapters in the first academic book on Health Insurance for Insurance Institute of India & also worked for national think tank for healthcare industry at FICCI, New Delhi.

Dr Ravi enjoys playing badminton as also having fun at the beach.

Dr. Gunda Srinivas

Dr. Gunda Srinivas

Clinical Lead, mFine

Dr. Gunda Srinivas, DCH, DNB(Paediatrics), PGDDN, FPEM MBBS- JJM Medical College, DCH- ICH & HC, Madras Medical College, DNB(Paediatrics) & FPEM- Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, PGDDN- Kerala University.

Dr. Gunda Srinivas is a Paediatric Emergency Specialist by training and very keen on the role of technology in healthcare and currently working as Clinical Lead with a Digital Healthcare startup mfine as & also a practicing paediatrician.

His work experience is close to 15 years having worked in ESI Medical college, Rainbow Children’s Hospital and Manipal Hospital in Bangalore.

He is also a MedTech Innovator, having won the National award at a CAMTech Hackathon 2016 for innovating a medical device to assist ventilation of sick patients in places where there is a shortage of mechanical ventilators. He has also innovated a bedside Emergency Room kit, a standardized knowledge resource kit which can be used in emergency rooms.

He is Co- editor of a textbook on Paediatric Emergencies- PEMC -Textbook on Paediatric Emergencies, 2nd Ed, authored by Dr. Indumathy Santhanam and published by Jaypee Publishers.

He has conducted the first ever Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Hackathon as part of the mainstream national medical conference NAPEM 2018(National Assembly on Paediatric Emergency Medicine) held at Bangalore

Dr. Lavanian Dorairaj

Dr. Lavanian Dorairaj

CEO, AmbuPod and HCitC

Dr. Lavanian Dorairaj is a 1974 batch Alumnus of the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and studied for his MD in Aerospace medicine at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine at Bangalore. He is also a healthcare Informatician with 20 plus years of experience.

He has, in the past, served as the Deputy Director, Medical services (Indian Air Force), The Vice President, Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation of the Apollo Hospitals group, The Vice President, Software division, Axsys HealthTech Ltd, The Chairman of HL7 India and many such positions.

Dr. Dorairaj has been a member of multiple Governmental projects involving Healthcare applications and Healthcare standards for India. He was a member of the governmental group that wrote the earliest standards for Practice of Telemedicine in India, in 2004. Certified in HL7 and DICOM in 2004, he is a well read and renowned trainer wrt International and Indian standards in Healthcare Informatics and Telemedicine like HL7, DICOM, LOINC, ICD 10, SNOMED CT, HIPAA, GDPR, EHR Standards for India (2016), Telemedicine Practice Guidelines 2020, etc.

Dr. Dorairaj is presently the Director and CEO of LYNK AmbuPod Pvt Ltd (AmbuPod) and the decade old HCit Consultant (HCitC).

Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal

Founder, vCliniq

Mayank is a technology entrepreneur with over 12 years of experience. He has filed for patents and authored research papers in diverse technologies. He has built telemedicine platforms that have served many hundreds of thousands of remote consultations. He is the founder of vCliniq, an mobile phone based telemedicine solution for the doctors practice.

He is an alumnus of the Indian School of Business and Delhi College of Engineering (now Delhi Technological University)



Tech Lawyer and Legal Advisor, TSI

Bagmisikha Puhan is a technology lawyer and privacy practitioner. She is a member of the Executive Committee of the Telemedicine Society of India and the Legal Advisor to the Society.

Scope – legal scope and applicability of the Telemedicine Practice Guidelines and necessary dos and don’ts.

Ready to Make a Change?

Let’s come together to take Indian Telemedicine to its next level where everyone in the country can access excellent healthcare services from anywhere, anytime.