JAMMU, Jan 4: 29th Zonal Round IAP Quiz for undergraduates organized by Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) was held at ASCOMS and Hospital.
Dr Pavan Malhotra, Director Principal presented the welcome address. On the occasion, Dr DB Sharma, Ex-HOD and Prof Pediatrics ASCOMS, and Dr RP Kudyar, Ex-Director Principal ASCOMS were also present on the occasion.
Dr Rekha Harish, Prof and Head, Dr GS Saini, Prof of the department of Pediatrics SMGS Hospital and Dr AS Sasan, Ex-Prof of Pediatrics were also present at the event among senior faculty members of ASCOMS & Hospital and students.
This scientific activity sensitizes the MBBS undergraduate students to compete for further competitive exams and gives a glimpse of reality. The quiz contestants after selection from various divisions of North India that participated in this annual affair were from DMC Ludhiana (Komal Sood and Surabhi Puri), UCMS Delhi (Ayushi Agarwal and Isha Acharya) and IGMC Shimla (Neha Sharma and Ravi Sarswal).
After an intense contest, DMC Ludhiana was crowned winner, while second place was secured by UCMS Delhi and third place by IGMC Shimla. The winners were felicitated by the dignitaries.
The team of Surabhi Puri and Komal Sood from DMC Ludhiana will go forward and represent the North Zone of Indian Academy of Pediatrics at Bangalore on January 27.
Dr Ravinder Kumar Gupta was organizing secretary and quiz master for the event, while Dr Prenika and Dr Vikas Sharma assisted in making the event possible. Dr Lubna Changal conducted the proceedings.