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Crores for medical degree: What about ROI through honest ethical practice?

Thanks to the crisis in Ukraine and the tendency of young boys and girls aspiring to become doctors by studying abroad has paved the way for what appears like a never-ending discussion. The development has simultaneously raised several concerns about the quality of medical education back home and the measures adopted for admission? Our today’s guest Dr Anirudha R.Podder is a Gynecologic Oncologist and has experience of 16 years in the field. He completed MS-Obstetrics and Gynecology from Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Hospital, Mumbai in 2006. He did a Fellowship of Gynecology Oncology from the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute in 2009. Some of the services provided by him include Vagina surgery and Gynecological cancers etc. Presently he is working as a Senior Consultant Gynaec-Oncologist at Mahavir Cancer Sansthan, Patna. Ongoing war ignites heated debate: Dr Anirudha R.Podder is of the opinion: “The ongoing Russia Ukraine war has ignited the debate- has India failed its stude

Ukraine fallout: Merit issue for admissions to Medicine courses once again in the forefront

The tragic death of Naveen Shekarappa Gyangoudar on the outskirts of Kharkiv in Ukraine, apart from sending shock waves to the family members and across the state has given rise to several questions. Among them, the crucial query that perhaps will continue to be debated is the current trend of Indian students aspiring to become Medical graduates abroad. Every parent wants their ward to become a Doctor: Dr Chandrasekhar V. Shettar has been working as Asst. Professor at USM KLE’s International Medical Programme at Belagavi for the past seven years. He asserts: “Once the Death of Naveen happened due to Russian shelling in Kharkiv, people are talking about why students of India go to countries like Russia, Georgia, Central America and many other countries. The craze for a medical degree in every Indian Parent is leading to a situation wherein everyone wants their child to become a Doctor”. Now Medical profession is an absolute business: “Once upon a time it was really a noble profession