Uttaranchal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun organised a hospital visit to Velmed Hospital, Turner Road, Clement town Dehradun on 17 & 18 October 2022. A total of 85 students of D Pharm visited the hospital. Velmed hospital is one of the foremost healthcare treatment providers established under the CMD and Sr. Cardiologist Dr Chetan Sharma, COO Mr Vikram Singh Negi and CEO Dr Ishan Sharma.
The objective of the visit was to give students insight into how the hospital operates. Ms Sakshi Kothiyal, Public relation officer, interacted with the students and explained the working culture of the hospital. During the visit, the students visited the general ward, emergency ward, IPD, OPD, Radiology department, pathology department, and Pharmacy under the guidance of Ms Sakshi Kothiyal. Students were explained about the functioning of a hospital and how a pharmacy works within premises. The visit to the hospital was informative for students as they gained practical knowledge about the hospital and its latest trends.
The visit proved to be extremely beneficial for the students as it provided information about the diverse opportunities in a career as a pharmacist and was able to understand the skills needed to be developed for a good pharmacist. The students extended their gratitude towards Hon’ble Chancellor Shri Jitender Joshi, Vice-Chancellor Prof (Dr) Dharam Buddhi, and Dean, UIPS, Prof (Dr) Vikash Jakhmola for facilitating the organisation of the visit. The hospital visit was coordinated by Mr Praveen Semwal, Ms Yogita Ale and Ms Shivani Rawat.