DPS Srinagar today invited one of the most experienced and accomplished robotic surgeons of the world Dr Khurshid A Guru, to deliver a talk on “Half Rotten Apples: The Surgical journey from Sopore to New York.”
Dr Guru is the son of famous cardiologist of Kashmir, A Ahad Guru, and has charted an equally illustrious career as an educator and robotic surgeon having performed more than 300 surgeons through the Applied Technology Laboratory for Advanced Surgery (ATLAS) Program at Roswell. He is also founder of the Guru Charitable Foundation, which has supported health- and education-related programs in Kashmir since 2007. He is the man behind Buffalo Healthcare Exploration (BHE), an exciting 3- week summer program that offers high school students the opportunity to learn and innovate. Dr Guru talked about human compassion, thinking out of the box, develop a spirit of volunteering and the future driven by AI. He shared various anecdotes from his life that illustrated the art of thinking out of the box. Dr Guru also proposed to extend the exchange program to teachers and students of the school to hone their skills.
The Principal Alastair R. A Freese and the Chairman Vijay Dhar both expressed great delight at the talk and expressed confidence that the talk and the exchange programme will benefit both students and teachers alike.