Presentation Skills Workshop for Doctors, Chennai, July 2018

Presentation Skills Workshop for Doctors, Chennai, July 2018

A full day comprehensive workshop on effective presentation skills for Doctors to upraise their professional career was conducted in Hotel Clarion, Chennai. The aim of the course was to teach certain tips and tricks to follow, to be a successful presenter in hospital ward rounds, hospital presentation or major conference.

Course Organizer:

Dr G Balamurali
Consultant Spine and Neurosurgeon


Mr G. Olivannan
CEO Emerald Publishers

Mrs Vaanmadhi
Corporate trainer

Course Objectives

 Conquer your fear of public speaking
 Prepare and deliver a well organized presentation  Learn the secret of good delivery
 Know the dos and don’ts of presentation
 Capture and maintain audience attention
 Memory training
 Designing your visual media
 How to respond to questions
 Presenting with flair and style
 How to get out of grave situation


Sunday, 29 July 2018

Time Program Description Speakers
9.00 - 9.05 am Introduction Faculty
Outline of the day
Dr G Balamurali
9.05 - 9.15 am Knowing each other Mrs Vaanmadhi
9.15 -10.00 am How to plan your presentation / Talk? Analyzing audience
Three parts of presentation
Collating material
Interpreting your topic
One core idea
How to copy?
How to get started?
Mrs Vaanmadhi
10.00 - 10.45 am How to structure? Credibility
Capability of the audience
Stages in content development
Medical ethics
Dr G Balamurali
10.45 - 11.00 am Tea break
11.00 - 11.20 am How to do a case presentation? Rare / Normal
Facts and figures
Grand rounds presentation
Do’s and Don’ts
Dr G Balamurali
11.20 - 12.00 noon Exercise - Present a topic of your interest (2 minutes for each participant) Mrs Vaanmadhi
12.00 - 12.30 pm Designing your visual medium Usage of audio / visuals / props
Building aesthetic sense to create a slide
Understanding what interests and
impresses the audience visually
Mrs Vaanmadhi
12.30 - 12.45 pm Preparing for the big day The secret of good delivery
Do’s and Don’ts on your big day
Essentials of carrying and checking your presentation
Dr G Balamurali
12.45 – 01.00 pm Presenting yourself You are the presentation!
Presenting manners and style
Introducing yourself
Body language
(Posture / Usage of hands)
How to face the audience?
(Eye contact and smile)
Your voice and pace
Dr G Balamurali
01.00 - 02.00 pm Lunch break
02.00 - 02.30 pm Memory training Mrs Vaanmadhi
02.30 - 03.45 pm Public speaking How to be confident and appear confident?
Learning your audience and speaking
Time and attention span
If’s and But’s
Do’s and Don’ts
Words to avoid
How to capture and engage your audience?
Significance of practice
Mr G Olivannan
03.45 – 04.00 pm Tea break
04.00 - 04.45 pm Exercise – Public speaking(2 minutes for each participant) Mr G Olivannan
04.45 – 05.00 pm Handling audience / Question & Answer Dr G Balamurali
05.00 - 05.15 pm Summary / Discussion


"Excellent programme overall"
- Dr.Mohammed Sajjid
"Whole presentation should be sent as pen drive to go through again and again"
- Dr.K.V.Aiyaswami,
"1.Wrong presentation vs right presentation of same presentation-Model 2.To Motivate Doctors in college, sessions may be conducted in all colleges"
- Dr.S.Narendran,
"To engage all the participants for discussion sessions -> Thanks to Mr.Olivanan Sir ,Dr.Balamurali sir and Mrs Vanmadhi ma'am"
- Dr Nedunchezhian,
"Very different workshop.Learnt a lot of new things on how to approach ,how to start of things.A real encoraging program .Gret job!!!"
- Dr Sri Vardhani,
"Expected a boring session-the routine as always But it was super good. Thanks!! Appreciate the effort & encouragement .Happy with the number of participants. Good it wasn't over crowded."
- Dr Karishma,
"*Highly useful -Kudos for the tips for memorizing & remembering stuffs"
- Dr.Kavya Vaishali,
"Should be conducted twice a year."
- Dr R.Thendral,
"Excellent workshop in a short span of one day time."
- Dr. M.Prabhu MS Mch,

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