SALEM: The young medical graduates should realise their responsibilities and extend their services for the benefit of disadvantaged sections in society, Periyar University Vice-Chancellor M. Thangaraju has said.
Speaking at the Graduate Reception Day held at the Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College here on Monday, the Vice-Chancellor pointed out that a large number of families in the country were not able to access quality healthcare. He urged the medical graduates to give their time to patients belonging to the below poverty level.
The graduates should enter into the medical profession with right attitude and a mind to serve. Mr. Thangaraju appealed to the doctors to treat the patients with compassion and care.
Their sincerity in the profession would make a huge difference to the life of a patient. College Dean P. Shanmugam called upon the graduates to take up teaching in medical institutions. Later, the graduates took the Hippocratic Oath.
Vice-Principal Sheila Doris Devamani, Medical Superintendent K. Sathiyamoorthy and Chief Staff Advisor S. Sridhar also spoke.