Name: Gadhwal Khayati (MedBound handle: @khayatigadhwal1)
Birth Place: Surat, Gujarat, India
Educational Qualification: Doctor of Pharmacy, Anand Pharmacy College (2019), Gujarat, India
Languages you speak or write: English
What do you do?
I am a fifth-year Doctor of Pharmacy student.
What’s the best part of your profession? What made you choose this profession?
The most fulfilling aspect of my profession is in-patient counseling and treating in-patients, and this made me choose this profession.
Are you happy/satisfied with the current scenario of pharmacy education in India?
What can be done to improve education and the profession in this sector?
I think this is good. There should be no changes, and students should focus on one subject of interest.
What are some fun facts about pharmacy that you want the readers to know?
What do you think about the current industry/job scenario?
There are fewer chances of getting a job.
What are the challenges that you face in your day-to-day life?
I am always busy with work related to professionalism. I don't get any time for myself.
What is the salary one can expect after completing D. Pharm/B. Pharm/M. Pharm as a fresher?
₹35,000 per month.
What are your views on the EXIT exam for getting registered as a pharmacist?
I think it's tough. To be the best, we have to pass through the worst.
Do you think pharmacists are underpaid?
Is there a healthy work-life balance in your profession?
Do you need to work overtime sometimes? If so, are you paid accordingly or not?
Do you like reading? What was the last thing you read?
Lastly, I read about adverse events.
What is your favorite dish?
What’s one thing that people are generally surprised to find out about you?
I am too emotional with professionalism.
What is your least favourite subject?
Your favourite subject(s)?
Pharmacy and Therapeutics.
What’s something you wish to change about the world?
Mentalities for girls and their lives and futures.
If your journey was/were a movie, what would it be called?
Tell me something you think is true that almost nobody agrees with you on?
Girls have the freedom of choice.
Watching parents be happy and smiling.
What do you love to do in your leisure time?
What do you hate the most?
Waking up early.
If given a choice, what alternate career would you have opted for?
Being in this profession is not an option; it's my choice.
What is your dream travel destination?
Where would you like to work in the future?
Finally, a Quote you relate to.
"Life is what happens when you're busy making other plans." - John Lennon