How do you pursue a Career in Gynaecology?

Maya Ganguly
Jul 30 · 3 min read

There are many nuances of a Career in Gynaecology. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Gynaecology actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Gynaecology. I was Googling about a Career in Gynaecology and was lucky to find: https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171114-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Gynaecology/english

Dr Rekha Khanna’s outlook!

Dr Rekha Khanna invested 17 years & 1 month in Gynaecology. Dr Rekha Khanna has worked in Gynaecology as Doctor in Various Hospitals. In Dr Rekha Khanna’s own words, this is how Dr Rekha Khanna got into Gynaecology: “After completing my graduation in Medicine, I did specialization in Ayurvedic Medicine. I also did diploma in Reproductive and Child Health. I have been working as a Ayurvedic Doctor and Gynaecologist since 1999.” I wanted to know more about Dr Rekha Khanna and found this profile: https://www.lifepage.in/page/rekhakhanna

Career Video on Gynaecology

In a video, Dr Rekha Khanna has talked about various aspects of a Career in Gynaecology. She starting by explaining Gynaecology as: “Gynaecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive systems (vagina, uterus, and ovaries) and the breasts. Almost all modern gynaecologists are also specialists in Obstetrics which is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.” I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Gynaecology and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Gynaecology. Dr Rekha Khanna touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Science Subjects
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery

Dr Rekha Khanna then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Gynaecology:

  • Communication
  • Practice with Seniors
  • Empathy
  • Observation
  • Analytical and Research
  • Patience

Dr Rekha Khanna believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Gynaecology:

  • Respect & Recognition
  • Societal Impact
  • Self Satisfaction
  • Financial Security

And, Dr Rekha Khanna believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Gynaecology:

  • Personal Sacrifices
  • High Risk
  • Identifying Actual Issues

In the final section of the video Dr Rekha Khanna talks about How a day goes in a Career in Gynaecology. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Gynaecology, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20171114-0001

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170608-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Cardiology/english
  2. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171125-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Cancer-Surgery/english
  3. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170518-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Gynaecology/english
  4. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170729-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Eye-Surgery/english
  5. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170503-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Neurology/english
  6. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170531-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Radiology/english
  7. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181009-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Pulmonary-&-Critical-Care/hindi
  8. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170623-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Ophthalmology/english
  9. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170504-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Gynaecology/english
  10. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180106-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Cardiac-Surgery/english
  11. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180317-0003/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Orthopedic-Surgery/hindi
  12. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180211-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Pediatrics/english
  13. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180317-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Teaching-Anatomy/hindi
  14. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171003-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Gynaecology/hindi
  15. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20171115-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Pain-and-Spine-Care/english
  16. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181129-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Neurodevelopmental-Paediatrics/english
  17. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180328-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Obstetrics-and-Gynaecology/english
  18. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20170919-0005/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Pulmonology/english
  19. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180228-0020/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Reconnective-Medicine/english
  20. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190129-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Neurosurgery/hindi
  21. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180324-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Obstetrics-and-Gynaecology/english
  22. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190129-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-General-&-Laparoscopic-Surgery/english
  23. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20180415-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Orthopaedic-Surgery/english
  24. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181117-0009/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Paediatric-Surgery/english
  25. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190125-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-ENT/hindi
  26. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190202-0002/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Community-Medicine/english
  27. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190125-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Internal-Medicine/hindi
  28. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181205-0001/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Sports-Medicine-&-Pain-Management/english
  29. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20190125-0005/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Cardiothoracic-&-Vascular-Surgery/english
  30. https://www.lifepage.in/career/20181231-0003/Science/Medicine — Specialist/Career-in-Reconnective-Medicine/portuguese

Career Counseling 2.0

After having learnt about a Career in Gynaecology I was curious about LifePage. Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at: https://www.lifepage.in

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