Monday, October 7, 2019

How do you pursue a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology?

I find a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology very interesting. I want to first understand What a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. My research about a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology became a lot more meaningful when I found: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180324-0001/Science/Medicine - Specialist/Career-in-Obstetrics-and-Gynaecology/english

Dr Anuradha Sharma's outlook!

Dr Anuradha Sharma has worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 31 years & 11 months. Dr Anuradha Sharma has worked in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as Consultant Gynaecologist & Obstetrician in Dr. Anuradha's Clinic. In Dr Anuradha Sharma's own words, this is how Dr Anuradha Sharma got into Obstetrics and Gynaecology: "After completing my schooling from Carmel Convent School Gwalior, I did my MBBS in 1982 & MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology) in 1985 from Gajraj Raja Medical College. Thereafter, I did my Residency programme from Moolchand Hospital and worked for a year at AIIMS. Later, I worked as a Consultant Gynecologist & Obstetrician with various Hospitals like Sunrise Hospital, Maheshwari Clinic and others. I have expertise in High risk Obstetrics, Antenatal, Infertility Surgery, etc. In 1990, I started my own clinic in Sarita Vihar, Delhi. I am also a member of Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological Societies of India (FOGSI), Association of Obstetricians & Gynecologists of Delhi (AOGD) and Delhi Medical Association (DMA)."

Career Video on Obstetrics and Gynaecology

In a video, Dr Anuradha Sharma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Dr Anuradha Sharma started by explaining Obstetrics and Gynaecology as: "Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) is the branch of medical science that deal with the female reproductive system. Obstetrics deals with pregnancy and Gynecology deals with all the non-pregnancy issues as well. Specialized education and training helps an obstetrician in the management of pregnancy, labour, and the time immediately following childbirth, whereas a gynecologist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat disorders related to the female reproductive system." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.


In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Dr Anuradha Sharma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Puberty System
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Gynecological Disorders
  • Pre-marital Counseling
  • Contraception
  • Menopause
This Career demands specific Skills which only an experienced professional can lay out.
Dr Anuradha Sharma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology:
  • Surgical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Empathy
  • Dedication & Passion
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Dr Anuradha Sharma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology:
  • Reward and Respect
  • Upgradation
  • Satisfaction
  • Monetary Benefits
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Dr Anuradha Sharma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology:
  • Initial Struggle
  • Social Awareness

In the final section of the video Dr Anuradha Sharma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20180324-0001

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage has the most comprehensive Career List. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage is Career Counseling 2.0 - while most platforms continue to use age old psychometric tests to identify hidden skills and interests of individuals. LifePage has turned the tables completely with an Awareness based approach. Read about them on: https://www.lifepage.in

Similar Career List on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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