Chennai: India Medtronic Private Limited, concluded the finale of India’s Next Sushruta (INS), a case study competition targeted towards postgraduates and super-specialty students in the field of surgery.
A press release said, the concluding round saw finalists competing for the top three spots with a chance to take part in an international clinical observership at a Medtronic Innovation center.
The finale saw Dr. Usha H, MCh Surgical Oncology from Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru, win over the jury with her presentation to clinch the title of India’s Next Sushruta.
Dr Souvik Paul, DNB Surgical Gastroenterology from BLK Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, was adjudged the first runner up, while Dr. Nitesh Kumar, MS Urology from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad, was the second runner up.
Named after the father of early surgery, Sushruta, India’s Next Sushruta is a one of a kind industry-academia program in the med-tech space in India. The competition saw participation from across specialties including general surgery, gastro and oncology.
The multi-stage academic contest was administered in partnership with Docplexus,who executed the program spanning 80 cities and conducted quantitative quizzes and abstract submissions on their platform.
The finale of INS involved 20-minute case presentations by the top ten finalists judged by a panel of experts from major institutes.