“Undergraduate Surgery Quiz 2017”

Date : Oct 30, 2017

The Department of General Surgery, Father Muller Medical College, conducted “Undergraduate Surgery Quiz 2017” for final year MBBS students and Interns on Saturday, 28.10.2017.  Students from six Medical Colleges in and around Mangalore consisting of 35 teams have participated in the quiz.  

The event was half a day program and began with inaugural function with lighting the lamp by the dignitaries on the dais.  The function was presided over by Rev. Fr. Richard Aloysius Coelho, Director, Father Muller Charitable Institutions.  Welcome address was given by Dr. Leo Francis Tauro, Professor & HOD, Department of Surgery.  Dr. Jayaprakash Alva, Dean, Father Muller Medical College spoke on importance of quizzing.  Presidential address was delivered by the Director, Rev. Fr. Richard Aloysius Coelho.  Vote of thanks was given by Dr. Elroy Saldanha, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery.

The quiz consisted of a preliminary selection round followed by a final quiz of 6 rounds with the top 5 teams. The final quiz consisted of six rounds which included general round, spotters / identify the surgical condition, buzzer round on pioneers of surgery, buzzer round on synonyms in surgery, surgical aphorisms – Pictionary round and rapid fire round.  The quiz master was Dr. Elroy Saldanha assisted by Dr. Reshmina D’Souza.  The first prize won by Ms. Nisha Mathias and Ms. Suvidha Kamath, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore.  The Second prize won by Ms. Sandhya Rao and Ms. Swathi S., Father Muller Medical College.  Third prize won by Mr. Karthik Sadanand and Mr. Akshay, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy, Deralakatte.  “Wizards of grey matter” the Best Team Name prize won by Mr. Shahab Qadir and Ms. Vanessa Fernandes  from Yenepoya Medical College, Mangalore.  

The Prizes were distributed by Dr. Leo Francis Tauro, HOD, Department of General Surgery and Dr. Shubha N. Rao, Professor.  Overall the programme was a grand success and well appreciated by the participants.