Medical Students and Peer Learning – Some Thoughts

Medical Students and Peer Learning – Some Thoughts

As a child, in the 1960s, I had learnt the dance form Bharatanatyam for a few years. I used to go with some of my schoolmates for our evening classes. The dance master was a moody person - some days strict and almost angry; some days in a good mood. But one thing was sure - he was a great teacher. An interesting thing he did was - as new students joined the classes, he made the senior students (yours truly and some more) - teach them. Then he would make them perform and observe. Not only would he be…
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Sep 26, 2022: Sharing a small story from our donor – NRK Raman

Sep 26, 2022: Sharing a small story from our donor – NRK Raman

For long, we have shared stories about those who we have helped, about ourselves and about the context in which we work. How about a story from a donor?  I am happy to share something about NRK Raman an old friend. He was my husband's colleague for several years and his family and ours still share a great rapport. I had attended his wedding, and his daughter's wedding and he and his wife are proud grandparents too.  Raman was always interested in the work I did and once I set up the QMed Foundation he was even more interested. He has been a regular donor and has also been my…
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Sep 15, 2022: Online courses or Fundraising – the dilemma

Money or Mission? For many not for profit organizations, this is a struggle! We are still struggling to find an answer to the question – Do we focus on our online (E-learning courses) or on fundraising? How do we balance both? For QMed to be self-sufficient – the answer appears almost crazily simple! Our E-learning courses at www.qmedcourses.in – have had great reviews. We offer a full package to institutions at a very affordable cost. And to individuals for a reasonable donation. If all medical colleges in the country (approximately 500) pay for access, we do not need to do any fundraising. We may even be able to give…
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