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Experiences in India: Inspiring and exciting

The months during my leave of absence from William & Mary were filled with uncertainty. Though I knew what I wanted to study and

The casualty

This last week at Santhiram flew by with adventures in the medical records department (MRD), a large multi-departmental camp, and the casualty. Here is

Social and Preventative medicine in rural India

After spending time in clinical departments for the past two months, I took a glance at my first non-clinical department last week. Social and

Pediatrics and Super-specialities

Last week, I finished my observation of all the clinical departments at Santhiram General Hospital through a posting in Pediatrics. The Pediatrics department at

Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Santhiram

A day before the Dussehra festivities began, Santhiram general conducted a large scale pooja (a praying ceremony) known as ayudha pooja (ceremony for weapons)

Hidden from plain sight: anesthesiology and radiology

My time here at Santhiram General is going by really quickly. Being at the hospital from 9 AM to 5 PM and going back

Ophthalmology: Santhiram’s most modern department

Since my arrival in August, house surgeons have periodically asked me if I finished my Ophthalmology posting. When I replied with a ‘no,’ they

Medicine, mortality meet, and camp

After getting a glimpse of general surgery and general medicine, I observed the pulmonology and psychiatry departments last week. Pulmonology is based on out-patient

General medicine, drug reps, and celebrations

This past week, I had my general medicine rotation and was taken aback by the plethora of discrete cases that came through. These cases