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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

International Guest Lecture

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Audio-Visual Room |Guest Lecture

Dr. Chetan Pandit - a Paediatric Respiratory & Sleep Physician & Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Sydney conducted a Guest Lecture in Audio-Visual Room adjoining the College Library. Around 9 Faculty and 32 Residents attended the Guest Lecture. The visit began with a welcome address that was delivered by Dr. Shashank Kadam, a Paediatric Respiratory specialist. The introduction was followed by an interactive session that Dr. Chetan conducted - on Childhood Asthma and Sleep Disorders. He spoke on the difficulties of treating asthma – the newer pharmacological therapies and cutting-edge diagnostic methodologies to diagnose and treat Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in children. The lecture then spilled into a 45 min long question-answer exchange Dr. Pandit was facilitated by Dr. Agarkhedkar - HOD, Paediatrics - and Dr. Pramod Jog - Professor and consultant Paediatrician. The enriching morning concluded with Dr. Pandit - friendly exchanging anecdotes with the students about his days of residency in Pune - promising to return to DYPMC every year to impart his knowledge to the residents of the college.