Sidharth Sritam Pattnaik, a student of Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), has been awarded with Dr. Gobind Chandra Senapati Memorial Gold Medal by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics for the year-2013 for securing second highest mark in final MBBS Final Examination 2013 of Utkal University.
He received the award from Shri Surya Narayan Patra, Minister, Revenue & Disaster Management, Govt. of Odisha during Odisha State Pedicon 2013- the 34th Odisha State Pediatric Conference held at Berhampur on 7th December 2013. Sidharth secured highest mark in pediatrics & surgery among the students of Government & Private medical colleges under Utkal University, and topped in KIMS, result of which was declared recently.
Students from KIMS have been cornering top positions since its first batch. They have been securing top positions in Semester examinations conducted by Utkal University for last six years.
In 2012, a KIMS student achieved coveted distinction of topping the Final M.B.B.S. Examination of Utkal University. Sidharth’s achievement is a continuation of this trend. His father, Dr. Artabandhu Nayak thanked KIMS authority for providing quality education.