CME INDIA Presentation by ⚜ Dr. M. Gowri Sankar, MD, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of General Medicine, Government Medical College and ESI Hospital, Coimbatore.
Today’s History Feature:
Prof. Dr. Arup Kumar Kundu
🇮🇳 The Pride of India 🇮🇳
(Born – January 2, 1958)
💠Indian Physician & Rheumatologist
🔹Arup Kumar Kundu was born on January 2, 1958 in Kolkata, West Bengal. He was highly inspired by his physician father and followed his foot steps.
🔹He studied medicine and graduated from Calcutta National Medical College in 1981 with honours and many distinctions. Then he did his Post-Graduation from Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata in 1986 with gold medal in thesis work.
🔹He served in the West Bengal Government Health Service for more than 25 years with immense reputation as teacher in Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital, Burdwan Medical College, and R. G. Kar Medical College & Hospital.
🔹Dr. Kundu is a brilliant academician and is known for his sharp clinical acumen – credited with 102 publications in peer-reviewed indexed journals with approximately 800 citations.
🔹In fact, he is a celebrated author among medical students and practicing physicians. He has published 5 best-sellers in the global market:
▪️ Bed side Clinics in Medicine – Part I
▪️ Bed side Clinics in Medicine – Part II
▪️ Pearls in Medicine for Students
▪️ Beginner’s Guide to Clinical Medicine
▪️ MCQs in Internal Medicine
🔹Moreover, Dr. Kundu is a dedicated teacher – passionate in teaching the art of medical practice. Further he is one of the best motivators of medical students.
🔹As a mentor, he has taught approximately 6000 hours so far for benefit of MBBS, MD, DNB and MRCP students across India from time to time.
🔹His immense contributions have earned him tremendous recognition. He is a Fellow of Indian College of Physicians (FICP) and a Member of New York Academy of sciences (MNAS).
🔹His impressive biography has been included in American biography book – Marquis Who’s Who in the World – in 2014, 2015 & 2016.
🔹Presently, Dr. Kundu is working as visiting faculty & In-charge of Rheumatology Clinic at IQ City Medical College, West Bengal. He is also serving as the Chairman of Indian Rheumatology Association, West Bengal branch.
An Astute Clinician & The Master Teacher in Medicine
Celebrating his birthday today💐
Prof. Dr. Arup Kumar Kundu🙏
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