Message from Dr Vivekanshu Verma, National Faculty (Interview Board Member)

MIMS Calicut MEM Entrance exam on 21st April 2017- A EM Bird's Eye view

The Right to choose globally (52 MBBS Candidates included from Dubai, Russia & Almost All the states of India-Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Maharastra, Delhi etc),

- The Right Institutes (ASTER Medicity-5 premier institutes in Calicut, Banglore, Kochi, Kottakal, DM WIMS waynad)

- By the Right Medical students (Intelligent, smart, sharp, empathetic, motivated, committed, energetic)
- Knowing Right Communication skills (Breaking Bad News, Counseling patients, managing mass casualties)
- Having Right Aptitude & Attitude (A positive Mindset, dedicated  to profession)
- For the Right Medical Career choice (Masters in Emergency Medicine)
- Of Right field Emerging superbly (Emergency Medicine& Trauma care),
- At Right time(Just after completion of MBBS &internship ),
- In Right Place(Aster MIMS – Leading Institute in India),
- In Right duration (Full day event from8am to 7.30pm)
- Organised by Right Senior Emergency Specialists (MEM Topper & MRCEM selected– Dr Shihana & her Team)
- In guidance of Right Eilte Faculty (All HOD’s of the 5 Emergency Deptt - Dr Venu sir, Dr Shailesh, Dr Binu, Dr Tausif, Dr Yusuf, Dr Jasir, Dr Obaid),
- Monitored by Right Medical Experts (National faculty from Medanta- the Medicity- Dr Vivekanshu & International GWU faculty from Philadelphia Hospital, USA- Dr Amit)
- In Right way of assessment (written MCQ exam, credit points for BLS, ACLS, ATLS certificates, CME, past EM job, Preventive & social work in medicine, clinical experience & thorough personality interview),
- By asking Right Questions by Panel of experts to analyze the suitable personality & calibre to survive & succeed in Emergency,
- By answering Right queries of candidates(Information about course, its duration, introduction about achievements of institutes)
- With Right methods & techniques (transparent & authentic way by checking all credentials by Eminent Director of Aster Group- Dr Verma, CEO- MIMS Dr Rahul,  HR Managers- Dr Suhas & Dean of DM MIMS Dr Sheshagiri sir).

At Right Moment - 30 yrs Jubilee celebration of Aster Medicity & associated Hospitals.
Interviews for higher specialist training in emergency medicine for the UK national recruitment FRCEM and has a lot of similarities in the way the interviews were conducted for MEM entrance exam.
It is a whole day event and emphasises a lot on management/communication/leadership/commitment to speciality/portfolio etc.
Communication skills are brushed up in MEM curriculum, which is why MEM residents succeed in that aspect and often get control over difficult situations handling mob & breaking bad news.
Interviews like the MEM program is a shining example of how students should be selected..

The faculties for MEM interview were:
International examiner :Dr. Amit Padki, GWU FACULTY.
National faculty : Dr.Vivekanshu

Interview Board members also included:
DR.Sheshagiri (Dean of DM WIMS medical college)
DR.Yusuf, HOD of emergency Medicine, DM WIMS  Medical College
DR.Shailesh Shetty HOD OF ASTER CMI, Banglore
DR.Tausif, incharge of Aster Medcity, cochin
DR.Binu Kuriakose, HOD Aster MIMS, CALICUT
DR.Venugopal P P, Director, Emergency Medicine, Aster DM Healthcare

Prof Dr.Karthikeyan Verma, Director of Aster Healthcare Group
Dr Rahul Menon, CEO, Aster MIMS, Calicut