REVIEW ARTICLE | May 25, 2022
Dr. Tridibesh Tripathy, Shankar Das, Dr. Manjushree Kar, Dr. Lipipuspa Devata, Rakesh Dwivedi, Dr. Mohini Gautam
Page no 82-84
The oath of medical students is in news as the National Medical Commission (NMC) proposed to replace the Hippocratic oath with the Charak oath for the students of medical colleges in India as on February 7th 2022. The NMC replaced the Medical Council of India (MCI) in September 2020 . The issue got highlighted further with the students of Madurai medical college took the Charak oath instead of the Hippocratic oath in 2022 . Further, in Lucknow, breaking a 110 year old tradition, the students of King George Medical University (KGMU) took Charak Shapath on the first day of 2021-22 sessions . The current article sees through the oath lens & makes an effort to remind Homoeopathic fraternity to remember the Homoeopathic oath or the aphorism of the Organon of Medicine as written by Dr. Hahnemann, the founder of Homoeopathy . The article assumes significance with the Times of India newspaper printing the above-mentioned aphorism as the thought for the day on 12.2.2022 in its editorial page. Further, the there is an editorial column regarding the oath below the thought for the day. The relevant page is given in the figure 1 of this article.