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Spruha Kurlekar is a final year MBBS student in Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, who is working with Dr. Matt Robinson on antimcrobial resistance in India.
In her latest University Examinations, she secured a 'first-class' grade along with a distinction in ENT. Spruha follows a detail-oriented approach and has won praise from teachers and colleagues for her contributions during postings. A conscientious learner, Spruha is excited by the prospect of being a well-rounded, practical, and compassionate doctor.
Spruha is interested in research and participated in a 'Clinical Research Skills' workshop organised by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. She has also presented a poster on 'A Case of Mediastinal Cyst with Oesophageal Features' at Confluence, the largest medical student conference in India. She continues to pursue further research opportunities under expert guidance from KEM Hospital and Wadia Children's Hospital, Mumbai.
She has always taken leadership positions, whether in academics or in extracurriculars like debate and student administration. She is a National Talent Scholar, an honour awarded only to the top 1% in India; and has excelled in both the Maharashtra Talent Search Examination and the National Level Talent Search Examination by being in the 99.9th percentile of the candidates. She has achieved 93.4% and 89.8% respectively in her CBSE 10th and 12th-grade board, topping her high school in Biology, English, and Geography.
Spruha is privileged to learn medicine in the premier most institute in the country. She comes from a family of three generations of doctors and shares the love for healing and service that runs through her family. She believes that the best learning is derived from observing a myriad of cases being managed in the hospital every day. She looks forward to building on the foundation of her medical schooling by pursuing further education in the field of Internal Medicine.