Kindness & humility vital in medical profession
News

Kindness & humility vital in medical profession

March 19, 2017

152 receive degrees at MMC&RI Convocation Ceremony ‘Summer Dreams’

“Kindness and humility are vital components in Medical profession while treating patients,” opined Dr. C.N. Manjunath, Director, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences & Research, Bengaluru.

He was delivering the address at the Convocation Ceremony ‘Summer Dreams’ of Mysore Medical College and Research Institute (MMC&RI) held under the aegis of MMC&RI and Mysore Medical College Alumni Association (MAA) this morning at J.K. Grounds here.

Dr. Manjunath pointed out that despite quantum leap in science and technology associated with  medical field, a patient hearing of the problems of a patient followed by systematic diagnose could alone ensure proper medical treatment. In a nut-shell, he suggested a simple mantra — Talk, Touch and Treat, while treating patients which simply boils down to good communication, proper systematic examination / investigation followed by routine treatment.

Continuing, Dr. Manjunath suggested the graduating doctors to update their knowledge on regular basis and discuss with seniors to elicit more information. He opined that doctors were ready to work in rural areas provided the infrastructure was good and protection was provided to doctors who sometimes have to bear the brunt of fury of family of a patient for no fault of theirs. He added that the existing hospitals should be developed and upgraded instead of simply opening new hospitals.

In all, 152 students of 2011 batch received the degrees. The toppers were S. Abhishek (Anatomy), Madhu Kikkeri (Physiology), Sowmya S. Aithal (Microbiology and Forensic Medicine), Girija (Ophthalmology), Arpitha (Prevention and Social Medicine), H.R. Bharath (Medicine), Y.R. Harshit (Surgery), Shruti Parimoo (Obstetrics and Gynaecology) and Bhavika Vajawat (ENT and Paediatrics).

The graduating students had a long photo session in the auditorium posing in Convocation gown.

MMC&RI Dean Dr. B. Krishnamurthy presided. Principal Dr. K.R. Dakshayini, Teachers’ Association President Dr. G.R. Jagannatha Babu, MAA President Dr. H.T. Chidananda, Secretary Dr. M.S. Kempegowda and others were present.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]