Piyush Gautam from Dr. Rajendra Prasad Government Medical College, Himachal Pradesh, shares his experience at the e-learning workshop, “Get Started, Keep Moving” hosted by Institute of Public Health, Bengaluru & Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium. The workshop acquainted participants with various distance/blended formats.

I am presently working as Assistant Professor, Pediatrics at Dr Rajender Prasad Medical College, Kangra at Tanda since 2011. I did my MBBS from Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla and my Post Graduation from PGI Chandigarh. I have served at various peripheral and district hospitals in our state prior to joining the Medical College. My areas of interest are Emergency Medicine and Intensive Care. I am looking after the Nutrition Rehabilitation Centr for severe acute malnutrition in our Department. I have been the co-­‐guide for the thesis of two post graduate students. I am a member of the Medical Education Unit of our College, having done the Basic Course and presently pursuing the Advanced course in Medical Education. I am working with Dr Vivek in developing a Family Medicine Certificate course for MBBS doctors.

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