Opportunities After B.A.M.S. Dr Girish Shrikrishna Tillu Project Leader, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune Consultant, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Pune Consultant, Vishwanand Ayurveda Centre, Pune Advisor, Global Herbs Pharmaceuticals, Pune email@example.com.
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Opportunities After B.A.M.S. Dr Girish Shrikrishna Tillu Project Leader, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune Consultant, Centre for Rheumatic Diseases, Pune Consultant, Vishwanand Ayurveda Centre, Pune Advisor, Global Herbs Pharmaceuticals, Pune firstname.lastname@example.org
Opportunities: Past, Preset and Future.. 10 Years ago Practice and Teaching ONLY Now : Additional areas Clinical Specialization, Research, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Foreign countries, Administration, Management ..
Some Examples • Dr Sanjeev Oza (Scientist, National Botanical Research Institutes, Lucknow) • Dr Supriya Bhalerao (Nair Hospital, Mumbai) • Dr Santosh Ghumare (Cancer Research, Washington) • Dr Amol Joshi (Administrator, St. Anna Hospital, London)
World Propagation of Ayurveda • Increasing health awareness • Ayurveda emerged as potential option for treatment • Prevention, promotion and better management possible through Ayurveda
What this lecture would give you? • Information about various opportunities • What we should prepare ourselves for future opportunities • How to prepare • Some contacts for career guidance
Opportunities • Clinical Practice • Academics • Research • Pharmaceutical • Administration • Government • Others
Practice • Saturation today? • Do we need more doctors?? • Is there any scope for Ayurveda practice? • How can we get out of vicious cycle? • What would be our role? • Just to refer? • Only at rural?? • Secondary job???
Saturation today? Yes ! • Saturation of ‘Doctors’ No !! • ‘Good Doctors’ are very very rare ! • Opportunity to be very ‘rare’ doctor!!!
How to be a to be ‘rare’ doctor!!! • Knowledge-based • Clinical experience • Innovative • Ethical • Comprehensive • ‘Speciality’ General Practice!
Do we need more doctors?? • Yes ! • Find ‘proper’ spot! • Create demand • If you are creative, People will follow you!
Is there any scope for Ayurveda practice? • Pune has > 3,000 Ayurveda practitioners! • Scope but we should be ‘prepared for that!’
Changing Trends • General Practitioner • Ayurveda Practitioner • Speciality Ayurveda Practitioner • Ayurveda Hospital • Multi-Speciality Ayurveda Hospital • Vishwanand Clinic, Pune • Punarvasu Hospital, Pune • Maitra Hospital, Pune
What would be our role? • General Practitioner? • Just to refer? No ! • Treat up to your level Learn more Treat more Learn • Only at rural?? No!! • Increasing lifestyle diseases, awareness.. • Secondary job??? Not at all!!! • BUT Create space for ourselves!
Important to be a Good Doctor • Acquire Skills! • Medical • Soft Skills • Inspiration and Perspiration! • Are you inspired by medical service? • Ready for hard work? • Get related qualification • Lot may qualities: Patience, Attitude, ..
Practice After B.A.M.S. • Ayurvedic? • Allopathic?? • …..Many types of Practice
How to Be Good Ayurveda Doctor? • Diagnosis: Perfect Diagnosis • Precise Treatment • Practical aspects DARE AND ACT! -- Vd Vinay Welankar!
Components of Ayurveda Practice • Clinical Experience • Grantha to Patient link • Practical ways to do …. • Study styles of others.. • ‘Field Study’ of Ayurveda Practice • Study various ‘Schools of Thoughts’
Get Specialized Training • Panchakarma • PGPP (Tilak Ayurveda College, Pune) • Kerala Panchakarma • www.keralaayurvedichealthcare.com • Specialization in Pranavaha Srotas • www.vishwanand.org • Ksharsootra Training • Yoga (Kaivalyadham, Pune)
Get Specialized Training • Dietetics • School of Health Sciences (modern dietetics) www.unipune.ernet.in/dept/shs • Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth (Ayurveda dietetics) www.tmv.edu.in • Psychological Counseling • www.indiaedu.com • www.collegeofcounseling.com
Emergency Medical Services • Duration 6 months to 1 year • Good scope for practice and abroad • Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital • Symbiosis
Diplomas at BHU • PG Diploma in Neonatal Care • Maternal Health Care • Kharsootra • Radiology • Panchakarma • www.imsbhu.nic.in/ayurveda/ayurcourse.htm
Diplomas at Jamnagar • PG Diploma in Medicinal Plants • M.Sc. (Medicinal Plants)
MUHS • Certificate Course in Medical Genetics • Pharmaceutical Medicine
Dimensions of Ayurveda Practice • Lifestyle Disorders • Cosmetics • Surgery • Skin and Beauty Clinic • Rheumatology • Diabetology • Cancer
Increasing Diabetes • Increasing India would be World Capital of Diabetes • In 2025, rise with 195 % (> 5,72,00,000 patients) • Disease with many complications • No cure exists ! **International Diabetes Federation. Diabetes atlas 2000. Brussels: IDF, 2000
Many other causes & disease Respiratory diseases, Physical and mental stress Psychiatric diseases Accidents Deficiency diseases
Requirements Hence Scope! • Management • Administration • Basic Sciences • Clinical Research • Pharmaceutical Sciences • Sanskrit and Indian Sciences • Intellectual Property Rights
Research Related Courses • MD./MS • Ph.D. • M.Sc. • Health Sciences • Ditetices • Bioinformatics • Clinical Research (www.icriindia.com)
Research Related Courses • Clinical Toxicology • Directorate of Forensic Laboratory, Mumbai • Short Cources in various institutes • M.Tech (Biogeosciences) • Tamilnadu University
Clinical Research Courses • Duration 6 months to 2 years • Trial organization • Documentation • Regulatory aspects • Clinical Data management
Opportunities • CAM demand on rise. • Research practice and other positions need capable human resource. • Let’s be capable, optimize skills • Understand basics with current research trends.
Research: Increasing Options • Dept of AYUSH / CCRAS • Require Research Officers / Project staff • ICMR institutes • Requires trained in clinical research • CSIR: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research: www.csir.res.in • JRF / SRF program, Project staff
Research: Future Prospects • Increasing Research Worldwide • Requirement of bright students • Training of Ayurveda + Allied Sciences • Boundaries between Sciences are dissolving ! • ‘Interdisciplinary / Trans-disciplinary’ approach
Post-graduate student: A recipe + A Graduate In-depth knowledge of subject Good clinical experience & application Research Methodology & Biostatistics Update information Soft skills Innovative approach = A Post-graduate
Clinical research • Research involving human • Many types • Preventive (Pollution and traffic police) • Diagnostic (AIDS, Ca on Unani parameters) • Treatment intervention (Sports and regimental therapies) • Safety and efficacy (Kushta) • Newer applications (Massage for chronic fatigue syndrome) • New scales, measurements, techniques (Nabz) • Bioethics, IEC, proposal presentation
Research Methodology • Newer techniques • Computers in research • Pharmaceutical sciences • Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology • Types & Designs • Traditional and modern aspects • Relevance, utility and feasibility for Unani research
Opportunities in Teaching • Regular Ayurveda Colleges • Teaching people • Future: Teaching in Medical Colleges • Foreign Opportunities • www.ayurveda-int.org
Teaching methodology • Educational objectives • What student should know at the end? • Change in knowledge, skills, attitude etc • Teaching – learning methods • Lecture • Teaching by PGs • Group discussion • Effective lecturing – communication skills • Skills, habits, knowledge update, thinking by teacher • Teaching aids for effective presentation • Effective use of blackboard • LCD, slides, OHPs • Internet (e-learning etc)
Teaching levels for PGs • Concept & principles • Clinical uses • Research insights • Innovative ideas, Newer applications • Development of technologies, products • Value addition to scientific knowledge UG level PG level
Checklist of knowledge & skills for outgoing PG student • Adequate clinical experience • Able to comprehend scientific literature • Update knowledge of related field • Read relevant ancient & modern literature • Independent and original thinking • Can effectively teach related subject • Scientific papers published • Presentation skills
Monitoring Learning Progress • a) Personal attitudes • b) Acquisition of Knowledge • c) Clinical and operative skills • d) Teaching skills Checklists to monitor progress • Journal Review Presentation • Seminar Presentation • Clinical Work • Evaluation of Teaching Skill
Research : Key issues • Methodology important • Design standard way as per research question • Each situation = different methodology • Opportunity of Ayurveda research • Eye can see when brain knows ! • -- Dr Abhay Bang
Administration • Hospital Administration • Master in Personnel Management • Medical Data Management and Research
Public health • Master in Public Health • MUHS • Pune University • TISS (www.tiss.edu) • Various foreign Universities • Disaster Management • TISS (www.tiss.edu) • Various foreign Universities
Public Health • PG Diploma in Public Health Management • MUHS • Preventive healthcare • Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad
Public Health • Opportunities out of India • US / UK / Europe /Canada • Required GRE / TOFEL • 2-4 years course • Fee: 6 to 10 lakh rupees • www.publichealthjobs.net
UPSC / MPSC • IAS / IPS / total 28 types of services • Age 21 to 30 years • www.upsc.gov.in • Tahasildar / Dy Collector • www.mpsc.maharashtra.gov.in