Heartiest Congratulations to Dr Arjun Devarajan (Senior Palliative Care Physician & Section Head-Medical Services, Pallium India), the winner of the Bruce Davis Gold Medal 2022, established by Institute of Palliative Medicine, Kozhikode, Kerala.
Dr Arjun will receive the Bruce Davis Gold Medal, a citation and a cash award of ₹25,000 at an award ceremony to be held on 11th February, 2023, at the 30th International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care (IAPCON) at Bengaluru.
Bruce Davis Gold Medal Examination was launched by Institute of Palliative Medicine in 2005 with an aim to improve awareness about palliative care among young doctors in India. This is the only national level program to honour junior doctors for their excellence in Palliative Medicine. Dr Arjun Devarajan was selected based on a a two step process: Step I (National level online screening test) and Step II (Final examination at IPM, for the top 5 candidates who cleared Step 1).