MedSight - Akanksha Gupta
Name: Akanksha Gupta
Birth Place: Uttar Pradesh
Academic Qualification: MBBS from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India (2020-2025)
Languages you speak/write: Hindi and English
What do you do?
I'm a 3rd-year medical student.
What’s the best part of your profession? What made you choose this profession?
The best part of this profession is that we learn from real-life examples. It was my dream since I was a child, and I'm very obsessed with this profession.
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
Yes, I do. Just an hour ago, I was reading about hyperpigmentary disorders.
What is your favorite dish?
What are you not very good at?
Who would you like to travel with?
Family, friends, colleagues, or even alone. Also, traveling with my senior or boss could be insightful.
What is your least favorite subject?
Your favorite subject(s)?
If you could be any kitchen utensil, which would you be and why?
If I were a kitchen utensil, I might choose to be an electric kettle because it's versatile and essential for a wide range of cooking tasks. It helps with different aspects of food preparation.
What does your morning routine look like?
Wake-Up: I often have demanding schedules, so my wake-up time might be early, around 6 AM or earlier, as classes start from 8:00 AM.
Hygiene and Dressing: I go through my regular hygiene routine and dress comfortably for my day of classes and studying.
Breakfast: A nutritious breakfast is essential to provide energy for the day's activities, including classes and studying. I get it from the mess.
Morning Classes: I typically have lectures, labs, or clinical postings scheduled in the morning. These could cover a wide range of medical topics.
Clinical Posting: I have my clinical posting for 3 hours, participating in rounds with supervising doctors, discussing patient cases and treatment plans.
Reviewing Patient Cases: Since I have clinical rotations, I spend time reviewing patient cases I'll be observing or participating in during the day.
Lunch: I take a 1-hour break for lunch to refuel and recharge.
Practical Sessions: I have practical sessions in labs to apply theoretical knowledge and learn practical skills.
Extracurricular Activities: Some days, I might engage in extracurricular activities related to medicine or other interests during my free time.
Exercise: I incorporate exercise into my routine to maintain overall well-being.
Evening Planning: I plan my evening study sessions or assignments, ensuring I stay organized. It's important to note that my routine can vary greatly depending on the semester, specific subjects, and clinical rotations in the curriculum.
Self-care and managing stress are also essential aspects of my life.
What would you do if you could ask God one question?
If I could ask God one question, I might inquire about the ultimate purpose or meaning of existence.
The day when my dream came true - the day I finally got admission.
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
Practicing guitar and, foremost, sleeping.
What do you hate the most?
Having fewer holidays in college.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
I've never thought of a second choice, but if I had to choose an alternate career, I would go for designing
What would you do if you could never leave your house again?
If I were unable to leave my house, I would continue to assist and interact with my family more than before, including cooking, conversations, playing, and engaging in discussions.
Where would you like to work in the future?
In India as well as outside India.
Finally, a Quote you relate to.
"Every day and in every way, I'm getting better and better."