UNAIR NEWS – Universitas Airlangga has graduated its best students and let them serve in community. Wednesday, July 20, in FK Hall UNAIR, 98 students of specialist-1 program were graduated in the 117th graduation as new medical specialists.
The conferment of Specialist -1 was attended by UNAIR Rector, UNAIR Secretary, UNAIR Hospital Director, Dean of FK and faculty and departments’ high officials and Vice Director of Dr.Soetomo General Hospital.
Before it was started, some graduates with great achievements were named by Head of Sub-Committee Certification Selection and Conferment, dr. Widodo, Sp.PD, K-GH, FINASIM. The achievements informed were the highest score for plastic surgery and reconstruction national exam in Makassar on May 28, 2016 by dr. Diah Rahmawati, Sp. BP-RE, and for neurosurgery national exam by dr. I Gede Anom, Sp.BS, and First winner of Asian neurosurgery scientific poster competition on in March 2016, dr. Taufik Faturahman, Sp.BS.
From 2002 to July 2016, the medical specialists graduated by FK UNAIR have reached 2,694. In July 2016, Department of Internal Medicine has graduated the most students with 15 people, followed by Department of Pulmonogy and Repirative Medicine with 12 people, and Department of Radiology with 12 people.
During the proceeding, the graduates got many teachings from the guest of honors. Vice Director of RSUD Soetomo, instructed them to uphold the medical ethics and always prioritize the patients’ sake while the Dean of FK UNAIR expected the graduates to implement their soft skill well.
“You have to be leaders, and communicate well with doctors from any regions,” said Prof. Soetojo.
He also asked them to keep conducting research. He believes that researches can improve healthcare services. “If you have a great research in your place, send it to FK UNAIR. We will try to process it to accredited journals,” added Prof. Soetojo.
In the end, UNAIR Rector congratulated the medical specialist graduated. Prof. Nasih also expressed his gratitude to all elements, especially RSUD dr. Soetomo which have given support to the graduates.
“With your conferment as the new professional resources, we expect you all improve Indonesian competitiveness,” said Prof. Nasih. (*)
Author: Defrina Sukma S.
Editor: Dilan Salsabila