Young Doctors Camp held at Yashoda Hospital
In the 3-day Young Doctors Camp 2018 by Yashoda Group of Hospitals that concluded on Wednesday, hundreds of students were announced as Young Doctors Camp graduates. The camp received an overwhelming response from the enthusiastic participants from Telangana, Hyderabad, Karnataka, Tamilnadu and Maharashtra.
Young Doctors Camp is organized every year to bring together the high school students who aspire to become successful doctors. This year, the camp was held at 3 locations of Yashoda Hospitals at Secunderabad, Somajiguda and Malakpet. Yashoda Hospitals received nearly 3000 applications and had a tough time screening them. Of all the applicants, 300 students got an opportunity to take part in the Young Doctors Camp 2018.
The students had an opportunity to interact with the senior doctors, explore the medical facilities and observe hi-tech hospital machines. The hospital staff provided them with an experience of the hospital premises such as inpatient wards, Cath lab, blood banks, emergency rooms, operation theatres and nursing stations. The learning experience was enhanced further with daily quizzes, lectures, CPR and basic life support sessions.
The camp is dedicated to the future doctors of our society. Young Doctors Camp is designed to inspire and foster the career dreams of the students. The camp is designed to provide a real-life experience of being a doctor and help both parents and their children make a well-informed career decision. “Our aim is to enable young minds to understand uniqueness, advantages, challenges and excitement of being a doctor,” said Dr. G.S. Rao, Managing Director of Yashoda Group of Hospitals at the camp valedictory. Dr. R. Chandrashekar, Executive Vice President of Yashoda Hospitals and doctors from different departments of Yashoda Group of Hospitals also attended the closing ceremony.
Young Doctors Camp is conducted every year during the summer holidays and open to students who have cleared class 9. The participants who attend all the activities are awarded Certificates of Participation and considered graduates of Young Doctors Camp. The camp is absolutely FREE and includes lunch, Young Doctor’s kit and a doctor’s apron.