Nagpur: “The theme of this year’s Medicon-2015 ‘Innovation and Research: The DNA of modern medicine’ has been undertaken for discussion and deliberation at the conference is timely, purposive, apt, relevant and consequential as well. Several paradigms are interwoven in the same. Critical analysis pertaining to the concerns, challenges and posters that confront the arena would definitely end up in bringing out a crystallised roadmap which needs to be translated into a time bound action plan for ensuring right to health,” said chancellor of Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences (Deemed University), Karad, chairman of Academic Committee, MCI Dr Vedprakash Mishra, while addressing the inaugural session of Medicon-2015 on Thursday.
Dr Mishra was the keynote speaker at the 9th International Undergraduate Medical Students’ Research Conference, where he delivered an in-depth lecture on ‘Innovation & Research: The DNA of Modern Medicine.
The inauguration ceremony started after the first plenary session conducted by renowned cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty.
“It gives me immense pleasure and satisfaction to note that NKP Salve Institute of Medical Science and Research in commemoration of its Silver Jubilee celebrations have organised ‘Medicon-2015’ with a unique theme which is laudable and praise worthy,” said Dr Vedprakash Mishra.
The inaugural ceremony began with paying tributes to former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam who passed away recently.
Dignitaries namely executive president Medicon-2015, director research & MET professor Dr Suresh Chari, Dr Vedprakash Mishra, Dr Amol Deshmukh, Dr Ashish Deshmukh, Ranjeet Deshmukh, Dr Kajal Mitra among others lit the ceremonial lamp. Before the lecture series, medical student Devyani Wanjari presented Ganesh Vandana.
Concluding his speech, Dr Ved Prakash Mishra said that it is imperative to bear in mind that modern medicine has to be incorporated with innovations in the domain of research in order to make it accessible, affordable and available in a handy and free flowing manner, which alone will be the modality by virtue of which human face of medicine would be actualised in a realistic sense.
Editor in chief, Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care Dr Raman Kumar conducted the plenary session two in which he shed light in the topic of ‘Universal Health Coverage: The students perspective. The day witnessed two more plenary sessions on the topic ‘3D Printing in Medical Science’ and ‘Basic Research: The engine for advances in clinical medicine- A personal story’. Medicon-2015 will continue for two more days with many innovating sessions for medical students.
Dignitaries namely executive president Medicon-2015, director research & MET professor Dr Suresh Chari, Dr Vedprakash Mishra, Dr Amol Deshmukh, Dr Ashish Deshmukh, Ranjeet Deshmukh and Dr Kajal Mitra among others are lighting the ceremonial lamp to formally inaugurate Medicon-2015 in the city on Thursday.