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Faculty of Medicine organizes Orientation Programme

Faculty of Medicine organizes Orientation Programme

Faculty of Medicine organizes Orientation Programme

Aligarh: The Aligarh Muslim University Vice Chancellor, Lt General Zameer Uddin Shah (retd) while attending the ‘Undergraduate Orientation Programme’ for Batch 2015 at the Faculty of Medicine graced the event by his presence and welcomed the new students of the MBBS and BDS courses. The ‘Orientation Prgramme’ was organized by the Medical Education Unit, Faculty of Medicine, AMU.

Professor S Bano, Dean, Faculty of Medicine; Prof Tariq Manoor, Principal, CMS and Prof Rajendra Kumar Tiwari, Principal Dr Z A Dental College also welcomed the gathering. Dr Manazir Athar officially started the event.
Prof S Bano also confirmed that the ‘Orientation Programme’ has helped students to know each other and show their talents in various events during the orientation.

Prof M Amanullah Khan, Department of Surgery in his address, gave a glimpse of the MBBS curriculum and stressed on the importance of keeping alive enthusiasm to surge ahead.

Giving an insight to the students, Prof Seema Hakim, Chairperson, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology said that a Medico is combination of ‘Medicine and co-curricular’. “We are sure that the students have found their guardian in Prof Seema,” said Prof Bano.

Dr Zehra Mohsin, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in her address left the new students spellbound with an introduction to AMU and the Faculty of Medicine.

The fresh students also took an oath during the event to exemplify the mobility of the medical profession. Prof M K A Sherwani made the students take this oath which he said is necessary before entering MBBS and BDS courses and the medical profession.

Meanwhile, Dr Shehtaj Khan assured the fresh students that AMU is a ‘ragging free zone’ with her segment ‘Say No to Ragging.’

After the tea break, the students were told about universal precautions in the life to come by Dr Nazish Fatima and Dr Fatima Khan.

Prof Tamkin Khan and Dr Salman Shah later took the students on a tour to view the Medical College and Hospital.

The new students were further given insights on how ‘medical humanities’ play a vital role in the life of medical students through a series of videos and skits performed by 2013 MBBS Batch students.

Dr Shahna Ali, Dr Shehtaj Khan and Dr Nema Usman moderated and conducted the session.

Seniors, Ms Sumbul Warsi and Mr Abhishek Roy, guided the new students regarding the college and hostel life. They were introduced to the university’s Drug Society run by undergraduate students by Ms Hania Qamar.

Dr Mehr Rizvi and Dr Hussain Amir conducted the ‘Ice Breaker’ session when the event approached its ending.

Prof M Amnaullah Khan concluded the session. The comparing of the programme was done by 2011 Batch students, Ms Sania and Ms Fatima.

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