Dr. MGR Medical College

Last night I had the honor of having dinner with a world-renown physician and surgeon Dr. Mayil Vahanan Natarajan who aside from being an authority on orthopaedic oncology is the Vice Chancellor of The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University. He is responsible for 17 major medical schools in this region of South India as well as all the allied health professions. We traded many stories- professional and personal over dinner.

The next day I went to his office and we discussed a wide range of medical education and healthcare policy issues. I was humbled by awarding to me the honor of Visiting Professor (International) of the University. Right after that ceremony he conferred upon Dr. Nandkumar the appointment of Adjunct Professor of the University, a great honor in India.

After a brief rest at the hotel, the Orthopaedic Team and I had dinner on the beach in Chennai overlooking the Bay of Bengal.

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