Medical Education and Research Trust

API executive committee in the year 1979 authorised Dr.K.S. Shadaksharappa and Dr.NT Mohan to create a trust as per the constitution. Hence the trust viz, MERT was found. The trust was registered on 5th May 1979. MERT supplements to the teaching needs of Post Graduates in general medicine. MERT conducts its annual CME programme in internal medicine and symposium in cardiology in the name of Dr.K. S. Shadaksharappa. MERT sponsors various CME programmes in different faculties all over the state.

MERT
Founder Chairman : Dr. K.S.Shadaksharappa
Emeritus Chairman : Dr.M.Maiya
Chairman: Dr.P.Chandrasekhara
Vice-Chairman :Dr. S.T.Yavagal
Hon.Secretary : Dr. V.Channaraya
Hon. Joint Secretary: Dr. Latha Venkataraman
Hon. Treasurer : Dr.K. Ravi
Rotating Trustees:
Dr.Vishhwanath Krishnamurthy(2024)
Dr. B.S.Nagaraja (2025)
B.J.Subhash Chandra (2025)
Dr.Shubha Badami (2025)
Institutional Trustees
API Chairman
Trustees
Dr.M.Maiya
Dr.C.Munichoodappa
Dr. S.T.Yavagal
Dr.T.Prabhu
Dr.P.MohanRao
Dr. I.B.Vijayalakshmi
Dr.A.C.Sreeram
Dr.P.Chandrasekhara
Dr. V. Channaraya
Dr. S.M.Sureswaraiah
Dr. K.S.S.Bhat
Dr. K.Ravi
Dr. Latha Venkataraman
Dr. Asha Benakappa