Keeping with the tradition of quiz wins, Ammara and Vinita Tripathy of 2012 batch scored 2nd position at the 29th IAP UG Pediatrics quiz divisional round held at GMC, Nagpur on 8th September 2016.
Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP), the apex national association of Pediatricians conducts Pediatrics quiz for final MBBS students every year. 7 teams from Vidharbha - GMC Nagpur, IGGMC Nagpur, NKPSIMS Nagpur, GMC Akola, GMC Yavatmal, JNMC Sawangi, and MGIMS Sewagram had participated in the quiz.
In the quiz, each college was represented by a team of two students selected by the respective college. The quiz consisted of multiple rounds like embryology, anatomy & physiology questions round, growth & development round, microbiology & pathology related questions round, clinical case based round and rapid fire round.
The MGIMS team accompanied by Dr KY Vilhekar, Professor and Head and Dr Punam Uke, Department of Pediatrics snapped all the questions and had top score till the last round when the quiz ended up with a tie with the host. “It was a very close competition as MGIMS and GMC Nagpur had a tie of marks in all the rounds. It was the last tie breaker where GMC scored more than us”, informed Dr Vilhekar. “We are extremely delighted at the thrilling performance made by our students”, he added. The Department of Pediatrics also expressed its happiness for the winning team.