She is the only Indian to have served as President of all the three leading gynaecological, infertility and endoscopy organizations, The Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecological Societies of India (FOGSI), an organization of 35000 gynaecologists from India, The Indian Society for Assisted Reproduction (ISAR) and the Indian Association of Gyanecologial Endoscopists (IAGE).
She is the only Indian selected to be on the board of the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), an organization of infertility specialists from 68 countries, as the Asst. Treasurer
She has been Awarded with the esteemed ‘Fellowship honoris causa’ of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, FRCOG, London UK, in the year 2018, one of the few Indians to receive this honour from this prestigious 90 year old British society.
She is the first Indian to have been appointed as the Board Member of the World Endometriosis Society.
She has served as President of MOGS (The Mumbai Obstetric & Gynaecological society) 2021-2022
She has received numerous awards-
She has organized 42 conferences in the capacity of organizing chairperson, organizing secretary.
She has delivered 70 Orations and has been invited speaker at 400 national and international conferences.
She has written chapters in 63 books and published 40 articles in leading journals and other publications.
She has been a DNB teacher since many years.
Adjunct visiting professor at Kasturba Medial College Manipal.
Dr. Rishma Pai had done a lot of social work over the years. She had conducted the YES- Youth Education and Service program, which offered health checkup and awareness to over 25000 school children and sensitized 6000 teachers.
Through her very popular program Nari Swastya pahel, she and her team conducted health checkup in more than 100 cities in India and have helped more than 25000 women. She also worked actively for the Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA), launched by the ministry of health and family welfare, Government of India. She has mobilized 1500 gynaecologists from India who have volunteered for free antenatal care services on the 9th of every month.
She has conducted hemoglobin checkups for the eradication of anemia all over the country. This has entered the Limca Book of Records as the maximum number of anaemia tests done in a day.
Dr. Rishma Dhillon Pai is the Director of the Pai’s Family Welfare Hospital, which is one of the oldest Family Planning Centres of India. She has done pioneering work in the use of non-surgical MRI guided focused ultrasound for the management of fibroids. She also has the distinction of having delivered a 60 year old woman, one of the oldest patients in India.
She has trained in endoscopy, IVF and ICSI at Antwerp, Belgium. She has also trained in egg and embryo freezing at the world’s biggest IVF centre in Japan.
Dr. Rishma Pai has organized 33 national conferences and 250 workshops in the capacity of organizing Chairperson / Organizing Secretary and has conducted workshops for training gynaecologists in the country.
Dr. Rishma Pai has the honour of delivering 40 Orations at various . ORATIONS
Dr. Rishma Pai has been invited as a faculty to give lectures at 375 national and international conferences .