Founder’s Day Celebration
Founders’ Day is traditionally a very important day in the university calendar when members of the DY Patil School of medicine – students, administration , staff – meet to commemorate those who founded this prestigious university and who have bequeathed resources to its development. An atmosphere of celebration filled the auditorium when the students and teachers gathered to celebrate the birthday of our Honorable Founder Dr. D. Y. Patil. The day was celebrated with fervor, zest and enthusiasm. An extravaganza of activities was conducted. All activities were designed to contribute towards a social cause. The theme for the event was “Healthy Mind, Healthy Body”.
Many students prepared posters on the above theme and spoke about the importance of a healthy mind. As we all know WHO defines health as physical,mental and social well being. All three key factors are important for one’s health. The chief coordinator Mrs. Sneha Sonawane and Head of Department Dr. Kailash Jawade addressed the crowd and laid emphasis on health being the real wealth referring to the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi.
A Short skit was also performed by the students on “ Work together to prevent suicide ”. It was appreciated by our esteemed guests Dr Vijay Patil sir , Managing Trustee Mrs Shivani Patil Ma’am and Dean Dy patil School of Medicine, Dr Surekha Patil Ma’am. It was a poignant moment to witness the sight.The evening culminated with a vote of thanks to the dignitaries on behalf of the entire school and heartiest birthday wishes for our Honorable Founder Dr. D. Y. Patil.