Equinox ’17

Equinox, the renowned intercollege academic fest of PIMS took place on the 27th and 28th of April. Three workshops were held on the morning of the 27th. ECG and Surgery workshops were taken by Dr Jacob Jamesraj, Dr Nirmal respectively. A BLS workshop was also conducted by Dr Senthil and Dr.Sathyamoorthy from the department of physiology.
The afternoon was filled with various events. ‘Guess the prescription’ was won by Balasundaram and Shanmugapriya from PIMS. ‘CPC’ is one of the toughest competitions in Equinox and it was won by Archit Krishna from RMMC. He also won the ‘facebook quiz’ which was conducted online. ‘Poster presentation’ was won my Ramesh from Stanley medical college. Breaking bad, a new event, was held in the afternoon. It was a competition on breaking bad news to a patient and was won by Gautham Manohar from PIMS. Colludium, a mix of carnival games and academics, was held in the afternoon and also continued on the next day.
The 28th morning began with the inauguration for Equinox ’17 where the chief guest Dr Sethuraman, Vice-Chancellor of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth, gave an enlightening keynote lecture about the importance of effective communication between doctors and patients. The second day was dedicated to the senior quiz and junior quiz. The senior quiz first prize was bagged by Sri Hari and Sundaresan from Madras Medical college and the junior quiz was won by our own PIMS students – Eresh and Sriram. There were also other events like Medical dumb charades which was won by Ananthakumar and Ramgee from JIPMER. The fest came to end with the Valedictory ceremony.

By Mohan Raj

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