Dr Hemanga Kumar Bhattacharjee, who is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgical Disciplines at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, has taken Assam’s identity to a whole new level.
This son of Assam has been selected as one of the only two International Surgical Education Scholars for the year 2017 by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).
Dr Bhattacharjee will receive a scholarship of US $10,000 and will utilise it for the visits to surgical centres of his interest in the USA and Canada. The scholarship also offers an opportunity to attend the ACS Clinical Congress to be held in San Diego, California, from October 22 to 26, 2017 as stated in a press release.
The American College of Surgeons is a well-known scientific and educational association of surgeons founded in 1912 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patients by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.
Hailing from Srinagar, Guwahahti, Dr Bhattacharjee is the eldest son of Dr Rajendra Prasad Sarma and late Debalata Sarma.