31-AUG-2019: JNMC concludes MBBS foundation course
Aligarh, August 31: The Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) with other top medical colleges of the country today concluded its month-long foundation course for the first-year MBBS students. The foundation course has been conceived by Medical Council of India (MCI) with an objective to equip medical students with attitude, ethics and communication competencies.
Addressing the newly admitted MBBS students, former Pro Vice Chancellor, AMU Professor Tabassum Shahab said that he is sure that after the conclusion of the foundation course, it will be easy for them to transit from school to a professional course.
He urged the students to pursue medical profession with missionary zeal.
Prof Seema Rashid (Coordinator, Medical Education Unit) asked students to move ahead with the right attitudes after finishing the foundation course.
"Now you can follow academic pursuits with a better understanding of medical ethics, professionalism, communication skills, stress management, interpersonal relationships, gender sensitivity and self-care," she added.
Prof S Manazir Ali (Co-Coordinator, Medical Education Unit) emphasised that through this programme, students will be able to fulfil their professional and personal goals and aspirations in addition to the expectations of the profession, society and nation.
"The month-long orientation aimed to help students coming from varied socio-economic, religious and cultural backgrounds mix well and adapt to their new journey," said Prof Moinuddin (Convener, Foundation Course).
Prof Veena Maheshwari (Coordinator, Foundation Course) extended the vote of thanks.
Dr Bushra Siddiqui conducted the programme.
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