LifePage Career Talk on General Medicine
By Dr R K Jain
[Director in CMI Hospital]
What is General Medicine?
Dr R K Jain: “Internal medicine or general medicine (in Commonwealth nations) is the medical specialty dealing with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of adult diseases. Physicians specializing in internal medicine are called internists, or physicians (without a modifier) in Commonwealth nations.”
How I got into General Medicine?
Dr R K Jain: “I did my schooling in Dehradun where he excelled in studies and I was awarded certificate of merit by Ministry of education Govt. of India for securing high position in exams. I have set up a 25 bedded nursing home at Dehradun in 1991 specializing in intensive care, cardiology and medicine and it was the hospital catering to medical emergencies and treatment. I have also established the first dialysis unit for whole of western UP and Uttarakhand in 1991 and also set up a paramedical educational institute in the state which again was the first to offer recognized graduate degrees in Nursing to meet the increasing demands of health manpower needs in the state. In the year 2008 I have been awarded Padma Shri by the President of India for my distinguished services in the field of medicine. In the year 2010 I have been appointed as the health advisor to the Government of Uttarakhand.”
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