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Work History
Education
Skills
Certification
Clerkships
Research
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GOWRI LAKSHMI

Doha

Summary

As a diligent fourth-year medical student at RCSI, I am currently searching for a clinical elective that will allow me to gain further practical experience in medicine. With a solid academic background and extensive clinical training, I am eager to immerse myself in an environment that will challenge me and expand my clinical expertise. I aim to contribute positively to the elective team while gaining invaluable insights into patient management and care delivery complexities.

Overview

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Work History

Volunteer

Pain & Palliative Care Trust
Kollam, Kerala , India
2019.08 - 2019.09
  • At the Pain & Palliative Care Trust in Kollam, Kerala, I contributed to a compassionate environment catering to over 7000 patients facing terminal illnesses and chronic conditions. I supported administrative functions and patient management within outpatient settings, which is vital to enhancing care delivery. My role also extended to participating in home care visits, offering patients emotional support and companionship, and reinforcing the trust’s mission of holistic and dignified care.

Education

MB BCh BAO - Medicine

Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland (RCSI)
2025-01

High School Diploma -

Doha Modern Indian School
Doha, Qatar
2019-01

Bishop Moore Vidyapith
Kerala, India
2009-01

Skills

  • Clinical Proficiency
  • Adaptability
  • Patient Communication
  • Cross-Cultural Competency
  • Team Collaboration
  • Problem-Solving
  • Ethical Judgment

Certification

  • Child Protection and Welfare: Completed 'Children First' training, endorsed by the HSE, focusing on safeguarding children.
  • Infection Control: Certified in 'Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (AMRIC),' emphasizing best practices for preventing healthcare-associated infections.
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety: Awarded the 'IHI Open School Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety,' covering essential aspects of healthcare improvement.
  • Emergency Response: Certified in 'Basic Life Support (BLS),' equipped with life-saving skills to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies.

Clerkships

  • Paediatrics

Temple Street Children's University Hospital, Cavan General Hospital, Coombe Women and Infants University Hospital

In my Paediatrics rotation, I upheld professional standards and empathetic patient care, effectively communicating with paediatric patients and their families. I advanced my clinical skills through hands-on practice and interdisciplinary collaboration, focusing on preventive care and managing common childhood conditions.

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

· Rotunda Hospital, University Hospital Waterford

In my Obstetrics and Gynaecology rotation, I refined my skills in obtaining precise patient histories and conducting detailed clinical examinations. I presented findings, formulated differential diagnoses with management plans, selected and justified investigations, and interpreted results to develop patient-centred management strategies. I maintained professionalism and effective communication with patients, staff, and educators.

  • Medicine & Surgery

· Beaumont Hospital

In my Medical and Surgical rotation, I mastered taking detailed medical histories and conducting comprehensive physical examinations to guide clinical decision-making. I learned to recognize and diagnose common medical conditions, prioritize necessary investigations, and manage patient care with a focus on safety and professionalism, including emergencies and accurate prescribing.

  • Anaesthetics

· Rotunda Hospital

In my Anaesthetics rotation, I gained proficiency in assessing patients for anaesthesia, monitoring patient responses during procedures, and managing post-operative care. I focused on safe anaesthesia administration, pain management, and emergency response, ensuring optimal patient safety and comfort.

  • Otolaryngology

· Beaumont Hospital

During my ENT rotation, I focused on diagnostic evaluations and treatment planning for various ear, nose, and throat conditions. I participated in surgical procedures, honed my patient assessment and counselling skills, and collaborated with multidisciplinary teams to deliver comprehensive care.

  • General practice/ Family medicine

· Dublin

In my General Practice rotation, I fostered professional conduct and empathetic patient interactions, embracing a patient-centred approach to care. I demonstrated a commitment to continual learning and excellence, adapting to diverse health systems, and contributing to evidence-based practice. I applied many skills, such as communication, clinical examinations, and practical procedures, to ensure high-quality and safe care. I also developed comprehensive consultation techniques, from history-taking to managing treatment plans for common and emergency presentations in a general practice setting.

  • Psychiatry

· Naas General Hospital

In my Psychiatry rotation, I developed the skills to diagnose psychiatric disorders in various settings, applying clinical assessment techniques and evidence-based research. I focused on patient-centred care using the Biopsychosocial Model, creating thoughtful treatment plans, and adhering to ethical, moral, and legal standards in psychiatry. Additionally, I cultivated skills in clinical leadership and resilience.

Research

Principal Investigator: Dr Simon Furney

Title of Project: “Bioinformatic Identification of Mutations in Chromatin Remodelling Genes in Cancer Genomes”

Summary: I performed bioinformatic analysis on The Cancer Genome Atlas to investigate mutations in chromatin remodelling genes across several cancer types using R Studio and Maftools. This work provided valuable insights into the genomic intricacies of cancer, underscoring the role of bioinformatics in paving the way for advancements in personalized oncology and targeted therapies.

References

References available upon request.

Timeline

Volunteer

Pain & Palliative Care Trust
2019.08 - 2019.09

MB BCh BAO - Medicine

Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland (RCSI)

High School Diploma -

Doha Modern Indian School

Bishop Moore Vidyapith
  • Child Protection and Welfare: Completed 'Children First' training, endorsed by the HSE, focusing on safeguarding children.
  • Infection Control: Certified in 'Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control (AMRIC),' emphasizing best practices for preventing healthcare-associated infections.
  • Healthcare Quality and Safety: Awarded the 'IHI Open School Basic Certificate in Quality and Safety,' covering essential aspects of healthcare improvement.
  • Emergency Response: Certified in 'Basic Life Support (BLS),' equipped with life-saving skills to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies.
GOWRI LAKSHMI