26 Aug 2019

Doctor’s Profession is a Noble Profession: Dr G. S. Chandrashekhar

A state level CME on ‘Medical Ethics’ was organized by Department of Postgraduate studies in Agada Tantra to imply the significance of ethics in current medical practice on 19th of August 2019.  It was inaugurated by Dr. G. S. Chandrashekhar, Medical Director, Adarsha Hospital, Udupi. After lighting the lamp, he opined that the topic though very vast needs regular revising and should be practically applied in daily medical practice.  He said that the doctor’s work is noble and dealing with patients should be done with patience. The function was presided by college Principal Dr. G. Shrinivasa Acharya who opined that reasons like busy hours, lack of skills etc will lead to medical negligence and the topic in present context is apt. Dr Mamatha K.V. Medical superintendent, SDM Ayurveda Hospital graced the function. Dr Nagaraj S, Associate Dean of PG & Ph.D. Studies recalled the Ayurvedic perspectives of ethics. Dr. Chaithra Hebbar, Chief organising Secretary was present on stage. Dr Shrinidhi R. Associate Professor, Dept. of Agada Tantra welcomed the gathering. Assistant Professors of Dept. of Agada Tantra Dr Amala Jyothi and Dr Sreejith K., delivered the vote of thanks. Dr Ashwija was the master of ceremony. Dr Ankit Gupta, Dr Rakshith, Dr Ashwija, Dr Sreelakshmi, Dr Prerok and Dr Ananya coordinated. Meditek Pharma, Mangalore sponsored the programme. Dr Niranjan Rao, Dean, PG studies and his team encouraged the organization. Series of scientific lectures were delivered by experts. Dr.G. S. Chandrashekar, MD, Adarsha Hospital Udupi lime lighted the topic “The Doctor patient relationship matters in present healthcare scenario”. Shri Gururaj Aithal, Advocate Udupi talked on “Legal aspects of medical practice”. Dr. Premalatha Shetty, Scientist, S.D.M. Research Centre for Ayurveda and allied science highlighted “Ethics in Research”. Dr Chaithra Hebbar, Prof and HOD, Agada Tantra spoke on “Registered Ayurveda Practitioner”. Dr. Ravikrishna S., Associate Professor, Agadatantra talked on “ Medical ethics in Ayurveda”. Dr.Amala Jyothi, Assistant Professor spoke on “Ethics for safe medical practice”. At the end a video skit on ‘Negligence in Medical practice’ was showed to more than 100 delegates which was enacted by PG scholars and internees Dr. Ankit Gupta, Dr. Lekhan K.G, Dr. Ananya B., Dr. Ashwija N.H., Dr. Rakshith N.N, Dr. Shreyas Nayak, Dr. Mahesh S. Dr. Pratish Prabhu, Dr. Kavya Bose, Dr. Silviniya Fernandes, Dr. Aishwarya K., Dr. Rakshitha K.S., Dr. Sharanya Bhat, Dr. Vyshnavi N.Kini and Dr. Chaya Hosmani.