Kishore Harjai MD
Interventional Structural Cardiology
St Louis University, MO
Dr. Kishore Harjai, Cardiology Division Chief at St. Louis University, and Dr. Amar Shere, a graduating fellow, wowed everyone with their creative Bollywood Dance performance, which even included an Oscar-winning sequence from RRR.
Their dynamic performance strengthened their mentor-mentee bond and spread positivity at the Annual Graduation celebration, leaving a lasting impact on the division’s faculty, trainees, and staff.
The viral video showcases the transformative power of positive relationships in medical training.
Let’s share this video widely at GSMC & KEM to promote a culture of positive relationships within the institution.
Vinod K Shah MD
Health Prime International, MD
Additionally, the Shah’s have provided scholarships and mentorship to underprivileged medical students in India for over a decade.
Dr. Vinod Shah’s passion for oil painting bloomed during the Covid pandemic.
Weekly Art Spotlight
Dr. Vinod Shah skillfully portrays the dynamic scene of sailboats battling the turbulent waves in close proximity to the tranquil beach.
The natural elements of the tempestuous sea create a dramatic and evocative composition that captures the essence of nature’s raw power.
Lush trees hug the shore, their emerald leaves framing the picturesque scene, with an empty boat inviting exploration in this untouched paradise.
Rolling hills in the distance frame the lush landscape, and vibrant foliage colors the scene.
Their footsteps harmonize with nature’s symphony, enhancing the tranquility of this idyllic setting.
Romi Chopra MD
Wellness and Joyful Living is not the Absence of Problems but the Presence of Solutions
Dr. Chopra, a healthcare innovator and entrepreneur, has created a new paradigm of care, emphasizing minimally invasive treatments and holistic healing.
He is passionate about human-to-human care and believes that the path to long-term success lies in treating the whole person, not just their medical conditions.
In this moving account of a racial hate crime on September 11, 2023, the author describes his journey to healing, both physically and emotionally.
Romi’s Transformative 9/11 Experience
Dr. J.L. Shah: A Passionate Teacher, Kind Man and Mentor
Dr. Manoj Kumavat
GOSUMEC Dr. Manoj Kumavat is an integrative medicine specialist in Dombivli, Maharashtra.
He is passionate about singing, art & painting, and has presented his work at several art galleries. He aspires to present at the Jehangir Art Gallery.
Dr. Manoj Kumavat masterfully crafted a deeply moving YouTube tribute in memory of the late Professor Dr. J.L. Shah of the Anatomy Department at Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, utilizing a single poignant picture and the vast reservoir of his cherished memories.
The video stands as a beautiful testament to the enduring power of gratitude and the significance of honoring those who have left an indelible mark on our hearts.
Dr. Ravi Ramakantan
Seth GS Medical College & KEMH
Patients-Not Just Images
Prof. Melvyn Shreiber
Sparked by Prof. Melvyn Schreiber’s ideas, the earlier essays were written between 2002 and 2010 while Dr. Ravi Ramakantan taught Radiology at Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai.
In 2018, a chance encounter with a barber rekindled Ravi’s writing passion after a eight-year hiatus.
Indulge in the Oslerian essence embodied by Dr. Ravi Ramakantan.
Lake Louise, a breathtaking turquoise gem nestled within the Canadian Rockies, beckons adventurers and nature enthusiasts alike.
Lake Louise’s turquoise color comes from glacial flour, fine rock particles carried by meltwater, reflecting sunlight and mineral-rich rocks to create the striking hue.
Its tranquil waters mirror the towering peaks that encircle it, creating a scene of unparalleled beauty offering an unforgettable escape into nature’s grandeur.
The Canadian Rockies were formed over millions of years through tectonic plate collisions and the uplifting of sedimentary rock layers.
The collision of the North American and Pacific plates caused immense pressure, folding, and uplifting, creating the towering peaks and deep valleys we see today.
Glacial erosion further sculpted the landscape, shaping iconic features like Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.
Banff’s downtown is a charming hub nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, offering a delightful blend of shops, restaurants, and a cozy atmosphere, surrounded by stunning mountain views.
The Bow River gracefully winds through Banff, enhancing the town’s scenic beauty with its clear waters reflecting the stunning Rocky Mountain landscape.
It offers a tranquil escape and picturesque views for visitors and locals alike.
Elk, deer, and moose are Cervidae family, differing in size—moose largest, elk mid-sized, deer varied. Shared traits bind them in structure, behavior, habitat.
Observe running elk amidst Banff’s stunning backdrop, a captivating display of wildlife in the Canadian Rockies.
Discover Banff’s stunning beauty on horseback, venturing through majestic mountains, lush forests, and serene meadows to immerse in the pristine Canadian Rockies wilderness.
Guided by experts with well-trained horses, savor a unique connection with nature and the tranquility of Banff National Park.
Johnston Canyon Falls
A marvel of nature’s artistry. Carved over eons, this enchanting destination within the Canadian Rockies unveils crystal-clear waters that gracefully cascade through ancient limestone formations.
The journey through the canyon leads to a crescendo of beauty as you witness the majestic Johnston Canyon Falls, a breathtaking testament to the power and beauty of the natural world.
Antarctica – Mumbai, India
Southern Lights Dance in Antarctica
The Aurora Southern Lights mesmerize with vibrant dances of color, a result of solar particles colliding with Earth’s atmosphere.
This creates a breathtaking spectacle mainly visible in polar regions. Ranging from greens to pinks, they form a celestial symphony of beauty.
Antarctica stands as a frigid expanse, with a staggering 98% of its terrain cloaked in a pristine blanket of snow.
Notably, this vast and remote landmass cradles a remarkable 70% of the Earth’s freshwater supply, a frozen treasure of immense significance.
Blue Ice Caves
Located in Antarctica, these winter-exclusive ice caves showcase expansive chambers adorned with exquisite stalactites, stalagmites, and crystalline formations.
Accessible through a petite entrance, they create a mesmerizing underground world.
In Antarctica, the first light of dawn unveils a mesmerizing Antarctic sunrise—a symphony of colors that paints the sky with delicate beauty.
This spectacle showcases the unmatched majesty of nature, reminding us of our planet’s awe-inspiring wonders.
In Antarctica’s remote expanse, the sun’s descent unveils a captivating transformation.
Snow and ice glow with hues from oranges to blues, turning the landscape into an ethereal canvas that leaves observers in awe of nature’s artistry.
In Antarctica’s vastness, a vertical moon crescent graced Ramzan Eid 2017’s eve, its icy radiance capturing the occasion’s spirit amidst the tranquil polar scenery.
…And Skua Returned Early
Skuas, part of the Stercorariidae family, scavenge and interact with other birds, particularly in polar areas like Antarctica.
“Skua returned early in Antarctica” is recent. It suggests they arrived sooner due to environmental factors like global warming, changes in sea ice patterns, availability of food, or alterations in migration cues.
Dr Taher Kagalwala
Shutter, Pen & Spoon
Although blogging brings him joy, time constraints limit his frequency.
His published works encompass a parenting guide, a fictional novel, and a noteworthy writing portfolio.
The Swiss Alps stand as nature’s majestic masterpiece, their towering peaks and pristine landscapes captivating all who gaze upon them.
A haven for outdoor enthusiasts and a symbol of Switzerland’s breathtaking beauty.
The male chaffinch, adorned in vibrant plumage of orange and blue, fills the woods with its melodious song, a true emblem of avian charm.
Its presence adds a splash of color and musical delight to the tapestry of nature.
Dr. Munir Mhaskar
Botanicals merge with allure, nature’s opulence woven in. “Floral Radiance” melds familiarity with bold imagination, reshaping beauty’s view. Beyond subject, witness art’s organic convergence.
Palette Knife Painting
This acrylic masterpiece on canvas, created with a palette knife, breaks free from traditional brushwork, highlighting the artist’s pioneering techniques.
Munir states, “After starting my surgical practice, oil painting was hindered by slow drying times, taking up to 10 days per layer.
After 20 years, I resumed with fast-drying acrylics, painting on weekends for 3 to 4 hours at a time.
Inspired by online images, my subjects vary, such as this sunset scene: boats at the pier against the evening sky.”
Acrylics on Canvas
Each brushstroke adds depth to waves and warmth to shores, inviting viewers into a sun-kissed atmosphere.
Acrylics’ versatility seamlessly blends colors, celebrating the ever-changing beauty of the tranquil beach.
Dr. Sudeshna Dalvi
Prof. Pharmacology (Ret’d)
Dr. Sudeshna Sunil Dalvi (nee Nadkarni) pursued PG Pharmacology under Dr. U. K. Sheth, culminating as the HOD & Prof. Clinical Pharmacology at KEMH & GSMC.
She later served as Prof. Interpathy Research at MUHS Nasik until 2008. Now happily retired, she enjoys painting, stitching, quilling, quilting, and gardening.
Eid Ka Chand
This artwork embodies Zentangle’s essence, created with love to celebrate Eid for an ailing friend, unable to meet.
It captures the cherished “Eid ka Chand,” embodying the artist’s heartfelt bond.
Dr. Karishma Bhagtani
Iran – India
Surgeon’s Resilience Art
After tragedy, anger can storm forth fueled by pain, yet pursuing peace amid chaos gently heals, nurturing unity and understanding.
This stark anger-peace contrast molds resilience and renewal’s path.
Dr. Sonali Jadhav
Canvas Painting portrays a Cat embracing her reflection as a Tiger, embodying Courage, Wisdom, and Compassion.
What type of Media?
Magazines, newsletters, articles, pictures, videos, social media accounts, to stay connected, share news and updates about the institution and provide resources for alumni.
Why do it?
For alumni, it can be a great way to stay connected with their alma mater and with former classmates.
For students, residents and alumni, It can be a valuable resource for finding internships, jobs, networking, and learning about new opportunities.
For institution, alumni media can be a way to build relationships with alumni, promote their programs, services, and raise awareness of their mission.
Who creates content?
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Who consumes content?
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What does everyone wish for?
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Produce new content on a regular basis and promote it on a consistent basis, so individuals are more likely to pay attention to our alumni media.
Alumni media can be a valuable tool for both the institution and alumni.
By creating and distributing alumni media, one can stay connected with our alma mater, build relationships, and promote programs and services.