Medical And Dental Council Of Nigeria Inducts 68 Medical Doctors From UNICAL

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Cross section of the oath taking ceremony for the new doctors
Cross section of the oath taking ceremony for the new doctors

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has inducted 68 graduates from the Department of Medical and Dentistry of the University of Calabar, UNICAL as Medical Doctors.

Speaking at the event which held at the University, the Vice Chancellor (VC) of the school, Professor Zana Akpagu commended the inductees and urged them to be of good conduct and never to go beyond ethical boundaries.

After describing them as “tear rubber doctors”, he beckoned them to regard all their patients as their loved ones and diligently discharge their duties without fear or favor.

Finally, the VC after wishing them well reminded them of the stress they endured during their training period, thus they should be hard working and give back to the society they find themselves in.

On his part, Provost College of Medical Sciences, Professor Maurice Asuquo said he is proud of the stock of cadre just inducted.

While admonishing them to be of good conduct, he reminded them of the huddles in the profession and urged them be unshakeable.

Professor Bassey, while presenting the 43rd Sponsio lecture themed, “What Makes A Good Medical Doctor; and Who Decides?” said, “A good doctor is confident, has empathy, humane, forthright, respectful and thorough, a good doctor treats the disease while the bad doctor treats the patient who has the disease”.

He emphasized that being a good medical student or the best graduating student does not make you a good medical doctor and that in the medical profession, there is one judge only who happens to be the patient.

Concluding, he implored them to further their education stating that “gone are the days where the doctor will prescribe or tell a patient something and he/she will be satisfied with the doctors’ prescription or advise but now as the doctor is talking the patient will be searching online to confirm whether it matches with what is obtainable globally, therefore be cautious”.

On behalf of the newly inducted Doctors, Dr. Inyang Effiong Inyang said they are grateful to their lecturers, friends and family members for seeing them through the huddles pledging to leave up to expectations.

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