Kamana Rai, IInd year student of BA(Honours) Psychology has got an opportunity to do an internship with Medanta- the medicity. Medanta is one of India’s largest multi-super specialty institutes located in Gurgaon. Founded by eminent cardiac surgeon, Dr. Naresh Trehan, the institution has been envisioned with the aim of bringing to India the highest standards of medical care along with clinical research, education and training. Primarily known as an institute specializing in cardiology, presently Medanta has 32 institutions, departments and division that cater to over 20 specialities.
Kamana Rai internship period will be of two months (June-August, 2016). During her internship, she will be mentored by Dr. Kalpana Raman, the only clinical psychologist, Mental Health and Quality of Life Department. Her internship will give her an opportunity to be a part of their regular OPD sessions, administer psychological tests, making case studies. She will also assist the neuropsychiatrist on their IPD rounds.
This opportunity will give her edge as a budding counsellor beyond her college curriculum and a direct insight into life as a clinical psychologist in a top-notch hospital in India.