Murphy's law of exams: Weather will always be ultra-pleasant right before exams and your favourite movies will release in theatre on the weekend before exams. Exam season is always tough for students and more so for Med students. For them it feels like just a continuation of their misery from endless end-postings, random gruelling … Continue reading Exam season
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Read my latest blog post on Robotic surgery and it's ethical aspects on InciSioN (International Students Surgical Network) Blog here: Robotic Surgery: An Overview and Reflection To quote Alexander Pope, “Be not the first by whom the new are tried, nor yet the last to lay the old aside”.
After years of intense negotiations and repeated failure to reach a stable conjuncture on any idea, student council of KMC Manipal has successful signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The purpose of this partnership will be to provide USMLE-enthusiastic-students-desperate-to-fire-up-their-CVs with an exposure in global health by offering them a … Continue reading KMC student council to form MOU with ISIS
This blog had an unique of opportunity of being featured at WYDO's forum: Speakers' Corner WYDO (World Young Doctors' Organization) is a forum for young medical graduates to discuss issues relevant to them and spread awareness and knowledge about health campaigns. It is an amazing organization with lots of future potential. Check it out.
This is a very beautiful piece that I found recently on JAMA Cardiology. Written by Abraham Verghese, this deals with the battle between doppelganger hearts in and as a bed-side physician's perspective and how essential is maintaining a communication and establishing relationship with the patients. He concludes with a beautiful poem by E. Cummings, which … Continue reading I Carry Your Heart
Anatole Broyard, a famous writer in New York Times died of a urological cancer, and he wrote beautifully about his trials in a book, “Intoxicated by My Illness.”5 About his urologist, he says, “My doctor, he knows all there is to know about the prostate, but I cannot sit down and have a talk with him about … Continue reading Anatole Broyard
Women have always been a subject of generalization, stereotyping and misogynistic conduct and medical science has also not been left untouched of this. Even now, when almost 50% of medical students are females and women doctors have moved into previously untouched specialties like neurosurgery and orthopedic, current medical system continues to discriminate and typecast women … Continue reading JAMA: The unsuspected misogynist
I have an intense fondness with history of medicine and surgery and how medical science has evolved over centuries and what not. In this quest, I stumbled upon two enthralling websites of museums of historical medicine artifacts and one of the oldest operating theater in Europe. Visit these websites to amaze yourself with how much we … Continue reading History of Surgery
Evidence Live is a 3 day global forum on Evidence Based Medicine, being organized by Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford from June 22-24, 2016. As a part of their Future Leaders program, I had submitted a write-up on Student Research Forum at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal which got accepted to be published at the Evidence Live … Continue reading Student Research Forum