In the bustling heart of Kolkata, the College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital (CMSDH) hosted its annual medical academic fest, AstraCura, from the 17th to the 20th of September. This much-anticipated event was a treasure trove of knowledge, featuring a plethora of seminars, webinars, workshops, and exciting events, all within the hallowed halls of CMSDH.
AstraCura brought together a stellar lineup of renowned medical faculties, who enlightened attendees with their expertise. Distinguished figures such as Dr. Monojit Nayak, Dr. Debopom Chatterjee, Dr. Sankha Subhra Das, Dr. Dhritiman Maitra, Dr. Asif Iqbal, and Dr. Srijeeta Ghosh.
Also graced the event with their presence, sharing insights and wisdom garnered through their illustrious careers.
Adding to the allure of AstraCura were two eminent chief guests, Dr. Sumer Sethi, a living legend in the medical field, and Dr. Yusuf Ali Tyagi, a source of inspiration for countless students nationwide. Their presence alone was a testament to the prestige of this medical academic fest.
AstraCura covered a wide spectrum of medical topics. Dr. Paras Nath, the only Aesthetic Gynaecologist in the state of West Bengal, who offered a unique perspective on one of the seminars.
Additionally, there were an array of webinars, including sessions led by Dr. Aishee Pal and Dr. Ankit Singh, who are experts in their respective fields. What sets AstraCura apart is its dedication to hands-on learning. The fest boasted eight workshops, with a groundbreaking Dermoscopy workshop, the first of its kind in any West Bengal college. It will also delve into essential skills like ABG interpretation and the management of Postpartum Hemorrhage, offering practical knowledge to budding medical professionals.
AstraCura also offered eight exciting events with enticing prizes. From clinical case presentations to the intriguing "Reel-e-medis," and from criminal scene investigation to the fun and educational Medical Pictionary, there was something for every medical enthusiast.
AstraCura 2023 was an unforgettable experience for medical students and professionals alike. With its star-studded lineup, a diverse range of topics, and engaging activities, it was a beacon of knowledge and inspiration in the heart of Kolkata's medical community.