MAS to all People in all Places:
CEMAST covers India in its totality, wherever MAS is performed, from centers of opulence to smaller Centers with strained finances, meager infrastructure, where safe surgery depends as much on improvisation and innovation as on surgical skill. CEMAST has a special thrust to spread the advance of MAS to all people in India as also other developing countries.
CEMAST has a handpicked Faculty who over and above their expertise and preeminence in MAS has as an essential component, their love for teaching on Halstedian lines of a one-to-one bond with their students, not just for the duration of the course, but even after.
MAS is Team Surgery:
The birth of MAS spelled the demise of the Prima Donna Surgeons- the laparoscopic surgeon is merely one cog in safe MAS surgery. CEMAST will have courses by Speciality Faculty in MAS Anesthesia, Biomedical Engineering, OR Nursing, Sterilization, OR support staff to ensure every individual involved in the care and safety of the MAS patient is part of the trained Total MAS Team.
While ensuring a high level of competence and confidence in course participants, CEMAST is aware that surgical education and learning is a continuous, progressive process into perpetuity. Hence CEMAST ensures that every participant continues as part of the CEMAST family, with ongoing exchange of information via email and video on in new advance, new equipment, suggestions, providing Faculty support to all for counseling, guidance, proctoring via email. Each participant continues a bond with CEMAST as a part of the CEMAST Alumni.
The Center is endorsed by Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo-Surgeons (IAGES), Association of Surgeons of India (ASI) Maharashtra State Chapter, International Society for Gynecological Endoscopy (ISGE), Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI), Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (IAPS) and Maharashtra University of Health Sciences as Soft Skill Training Institute for Fellowship Certification in Minimal Access Surgery.