Ajit Sengupta: Burning Bright

Today marks 2 years since that fateful day when Ajit Sengupta passed away. As one of the many admirers and students of this wonderful teacher, my heart fills with an indescribable heaviness as I sit down top type out this post. As all his students remember, he had a unique posture while teaching. He never … Continue reading Ajit Sengupta: Burning Bright

AIIMS May 2012: Part–I: Nostalgia

First up, a sincere apology to my email subscribers for messing up your email with multiple temporary post mails from Windows Live. Sorry for spamming you, the program went bonkers trying to get a hold of my new blog theme (Nuntius). I hope you do not unsubscribe! What were the emotions that you felt while … Continue reading AIIMS May 2012: Part–I: Nostalgia

Rural Posting for MBBS Interns: My Experience

The rural-urban health gap in India is an inconvenient truth – one which we may not acknowledge exists, but it does. The fact remains that even students who come from interior villages, once they get their degrees done, hardly tend to return to their roots. The Newspaper Headlines today reminded me of my memories of … Continue reading Rural Posting for MBBS Interns: My Experience

Another Brick in the Wall

This is a repost from my old blog. Something happened today morning to remind me of the fact that as medical students we go through some of the worst times in our lives, and it never pays to give up in the struggle for life. I am trying to mask the identities and changing the … Continue reading Another Brick in the Wall

Memorial Program for Nikhil Charan Bose

I wrote in a previous post about the passing away of Nikhil Charan Bose or our beloved Nikhil-da. A memorial program will be held to honor his memory on Thursday, 24th of February, 2011, at 5 PM at: Ramgarh Community Center Beside Mukul Bose School Ganguly Bagan I would strongly request any of his ex … Continue reading Memorial Program for Nikhil Charan Bose