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Dr. shirish Kumthekar.
Consulting Surgeon Oncologist.
Kumthekar Multispecialty Hospital & cancer Research Center
Main Road...
* The Only Thing That Is Constant ….is
“Change”
* If you do not get Updated ……….
you will be Outdated!
* If you do not Cha...
* Medical Profession is one of the Oldest …
• Started out with the sole aim of treating pain
wounds & such sufferings from...
 Gradually Medical Profession started
organizing itself by creating Dedicated
Medical schools.
 Creating separate system...
 In the later part of 20th century & the
current times of 21st century ,we are
witnessing a fast trend of rapid changes i...
 Changes in the Practice Environment &
patterns….
 The General Practitioner………
 The specialist……..
 The Super speciali...
 Changes in Patient Environment…….
 More Intelligent ,More Knowledgeable
 More demanding.
 More choosy……
 More aware…...
 Changing disease patterns….
 Epidemic of Chronic Degenerative diseases.
 Epidemic of Obesity.
 New diseases…
 Increa...
 Changing, evolving & exploding knowledge…
 New discoveries ,new medicines, new
technology…
 Increasing burden of conti...
 From a Noble profession to Professional
Business.
 Role Of marketing of Practice…….
 Learning Management techniques….
...
 Increasing interference of Government….
 Various laws applicable….Shop Act, Prof. Tax,
 Consumer Protection Act.
 Fac...
 Communication skills……
 Social Responsibility.
 Family Responsibility…..
 Professional Responsibility…….
 Leadership...
 The Situation Of Medical Education….
 Long learning Curve……
 Basic Degree M.B.B.S. or…. M.D.?
 Why not start Younger ...
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  1. 1. Dr. shirish Kumthekar. Consulting Surgeon Oncologist. Kumthekar Multispecialty Hospital & cancer Research Center Main Road Jule Solapur . Solapur 413004.
  2. 2. * The Only Thing That Is Constant ….is “Change” * If you do not get Updated ………. you will be Outdated! * If you do not Change, on your own ,there is going to be somebody who will change YOU! * Flexibility is Physiology & Rigidity is Pathology!
  3. 3. * Medical Profession is one of the Oldest … • Started out with the sole aim of treating pain wounds & such sufferings from diseases & warfare…. • In olden days Medicine was practiced by Religious men, priests, Magicians & quacks. • In the early decades of the 20th century disease treatments were rooted in observations & beliefs ..there was no professional or scientific consensus…….
  4. 4.  Gradually Medical Profession started organizing itself by creating Dedicated Medical schools.  Creating separate systems of Medicine e.g. Allopathy, Homeopathy,Unani & Ayurveda.  Private system & Public systems of Medicines evolved.  The Medical profession started to be Governed by Councils & Government law.  Special dedicated codes of conduct & ethical issues were formally implemented.
  5. 5.  In the later part of 20th century & the current times of 21st century ,we are witnessing a fast trend of rapid changes in the Practice of medical profession…  We are & will be facing multidimensional challenges on various fronts……  Unless we take cognizance of these changing trend & adopt the necessary measures… we will be doomed & will not be able to cope up with changing times…….
  6. 6.  Changes in the Practice Environment & patterns….  The General Practitioner………  The specialist……..  The Super specialist……..  To be A owner ? Or an Employee?  To have a Dispensary /Nursing Home/Hospital?  A time to think about Group Practice…..
  7. 7.  Changes in Patient Environment…….  More Intelligent ,More Knowledgeable  More demanding.  More choosy……  More aware……..  Willing to spend money …….
  8. 8.  Changing disease patterns….  Epidemic of Chronic Degenerative diseases.  Epidemic of Obesity.  New diseases…  Increasing Psychosomatic diseases……  Increasing Life expectancy….Geriatrics…
  9. 9.  Changing, evolving & exploding knowledge…  New discoveries ,new medicines, new technology…  Increasing burden of continuous learning…  Digitization of Medicine…..  The encroachment of Internet……..
  10. 10.  From a Noble profession to Professional Business.  Role Of marketing of Practice…….  Learning Management techniques….  Facing untoward practices ……  Learning to manage money……  Earning laterally……  Providing for Retirement.  Insurance coverage. Mediclaim, Indemnity, Life, Property…….
  11. 11.  Increasing interference of Government….  Various laws applicable….Shop Act, Prof. Tax,  Consumer Protection Act.  Facing Death, Violence in Practice…….
  12. 12.  Communication skills……  Social Responsibility.  Family Responsibility…..  Professional Responsibility…….  Leadership development……..  Maintaining Professional ethics…..
  13. 13.  The Situation Of Medical Education….  Long learning Curve……  Basic Degree M.B.B.S. or…. M.D.?  Why not start Younger at age 16?  Need for Integration……  Participation in Governance…….  Autonomous status?
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