Dr. Kamini Rao's Master Class
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The first episode of Dr. Kamini Rao’s Master Class features Dr. Ferzaan Engineer, Co-founder and Chairman of Cytecare Hospitals. With over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, Dr Ferzaan Engineer, is also the Co-founder and Joint Chairman of Medwell Ventures, offering home healthcare services under the Nightingales brand. He is a BOD of SPARC and Cytecare Research Pvt Ltd. Know more about him and his extraordinary journey in the First Episode of Dr. Kamini Rao’s Master Class webcasting now.
Early Days in Ahmedabad
A major part of Dr. Ferzaan Engineer’s childhood was spent in Ahmedabad. Dr. Ferzaan comes from a mercantile background. His mother was a school teacher and his father, a businessman, traded in aerated water. He completed his senior high school at St. Xavier's High School, Loyola. Dr. Ferzaan is a pharmacy graduate from the LM College in Ahmedabad, which is one of the oldest institutions.
Pharmacy was a rare career choice in those days, but today pharmacy is one of the most financially rewarding careers and relatively has a high level of job security. On being asked why was he interested in this field of medicine, he states:
“I was always interested in medicinal research.”
Pharmacy is a combination of science, health care, computer technology, business and counselling. It is ranked as one of the most highly trusted professions because of the important care and health-related services it provides. He further went to the College of Pharmacy at the University of South Carolina, USA and completed his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
“I’m very grateful for both types of education. Both had value and both were different.”
In this session of Dr. Kamini Rao’s Master Class, he further discusses the differences in the education system of East and West, and how both these systems are diverse along with their uniqueness. Tune in now, to watch this conversation.
Dr. Ferzaan Engineer is known for getting people together. With a strong and dedicated team of individuals, he headed Quintiles India from 1997 to 2010. He describes this period of being a member of the Asia-Pacific Management Board of Quintiles as a wonderful experience.
“It’s very important to have a strong team and to put together a team with different strengths.”
Teamwork is pivotal for the success of every business. Collaboration with the right set of people and identifying their capabilities can help find solutions that work best in a given situation. A team that works collectively can succeed together and produce prodigious outcomes.
His way of preserving History
“We are interested in ‘art’ as a family.”
Little did we know about this side of Dr. Ferzaan Engineer. He is an avid art lover and a collector in addition to his great collection of Leica cameras from 1920 to 1950. The walls decorated with modern Indian art decors and the glass shelf containing 40-50 cameras in his residence tells a lot about his fascination.
“It is an interesting hobby and it has a lot of history to it… these cameras were part of the second world war.”
Watch Dr Ferzaan Engineer, Co-Founder and Chairman of Cytecare Hospitals in conversation with Padma Shri Dr Kamini Rao. You can’t miss the inherent qualities and the values shared in this episode of Dr. Kamini Rao’s Master Class. The upcoming instalments in this show feature another set of incredible speakers like Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Chairman, Biocon, M. Lakshminaraya, Additional Chief Secretary to the CM of Karnataka, Dr Ravi Prakash, President of the FHVI, Dr B.S. Srinath, Senior Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Head of the Institution, Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital and Research Centre and Khushi Dinesh, International Swimmer.
Look for possibilities everywhere with the right set of people, who can emit beautiful positive vibes. ‘Rediscover yourself now’ with Dr. Kamini Rao's Master Class. Let's together bring out the best in you.
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