The Academic forum of SMIDS started in 2010 along with the Post graduate program in our college. It was initiated with the aim to organise Academic events for both undergraduate and post graduate students and also for the benefit of the faculty. Activities from CDE programs with hands on, clinical club presentations for new innovations, materials and recent advances in various fields of dentistry, interesting and unique case discussions as well as interdisciplinary cases are presented by the students as well as faculty members.
The Graduation ceremony for the outgoing batch of Interns is always conducted under the banner of the Academic forum every year. The current office bearers are Dr. Elizabeth Koshi, Principal, SMIDS and President of the Academic Forum, Dr. Prashanth T. Professor in the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology holds the post of Hon. Secretary, Dr. Allen Jim Hines, Reader in the Department of Prosthodontics is the Hon. Treasurer and Dr.Vivek Balachandran, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Prosthodontics is Joint Treasurer. All the Heads of the various Departments are the members of the Executive Commitee.