Mental Health Webinars for Doctors & Families

Sun Pharma has specially curated these webinars to educate clinicians on mental health issues and enable them to take better self-care and provide effective patient care. We would be conducting multiple such webinars throughout the year.


Past Webinars

Mind, Moods & Medical Practice : 2021-24

Dr. Harish Shetty, Consultant Psychiatrist, Mumbai

Dr. Harish Shetty is a Psychiatrist with extensive experience in the field of mental health especially in connection with disasters. He has worked at Latur in 1992 - 1993 for a year, at Kandla after the cyclone for a year, evaluated the Psycho-social processes at Jabalpur & Gujarat after the earthquake for a human rights group and also worked at Gujarat after the last riots for 6 months. This was on the invitation of Amritaben Patel then head of NDDB. Dr Shetty has worked extensively with the youth and works with an educational institution  every week. He has also provided mental health intervention to Seafarers after their release from the clutches of Somalian pirates. He is a governing body member of the NTA appointed by the Govt of India.

Post Covid Depression & Covid Phobia

Dr. Nilesh Shah , HOD Psychiatry, Sion Hospital, Mumbai

Dr. Nilesh Shah was the class monitor in the 3rd std, received 3rd prize in the running competition in the 6th std and acted in a drama in 9th std. He has been working at Sion Hospital, Mumbai, as a full-timer since 1988, as he did not get attachment at any other hospital as a consultant Dr. Shah likes watching Hindi movies, travelling and roadside food. He is married and has twin daughters. His premorbid personality is overanxious.

Covid – Grief & Trauma

Dr. Suresh Bada Math, MD, DNB, PGDMLE, PGDHRL, PhD in Law (NLSIU) | Head of Forensic Psychiatry Unit | Head of Telemedicine Centre | Head of Unit-V (Adult Psychiatry) | National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Dr. Suresh Bada Math completed his MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, in 1998 and MD in Psychiatry from National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore in Aug 2001. Dr Suresh continued his academic career and earned various degrees such as DNB in Psychiatry, Post-Graduate Diploma in Medical ethics and law (PGDMLE) & Post-Graduate Diploma in human rights and law (PGDHRL) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore.
He also did a PhD in Law from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Now, He is Prof of Psychiatry, Head of Forensic Psychiatry Unit and Head of Telemedicine Center, Head of Unit-5 (General Psychiatry), and Consultant of Community Psychiatry, NIMHANS, Bangalore
He has 324 publications in national and international journals including 11 books
He was actively involved in post-disaster relief work at Tsunami (Andaman & Nicobar) in 2004-05 and Flashfloods (Uttarkhand) 2013.
Recognizing his contributions Karnataka Chapter, Indian Psychiatric Society has honored him with ‘Prof Raghuram’s - Distinguished Young Teacher Award, in the 25th Annual Conference of Indian Psychiatric Society – Karnataka Chapter held on 29th and 30th of August 2015 and also won Dr.C.V.RamanYoung Scientist Award in Medical Field for the year 2015-16, Government of Karnataka.

The Silent Hazard : Burning out in the Pandemic

Dr. Ajit V Bhide, Emeritus Consultant in Psychiatry, St Martha’s Hospital

Emeritus Consultant in Psychiatry, St Martha’s Hospital Bangalore where he has been working for the past 34 years, and had introduced the Family Medicine PG programme there. Past President Indian Psychiatric Society (2018-19). Chaired Ethics Committee, Advocacy Committee, Boundary Violations Task Force, TF on LGBT Mental health of IPS, in the past, and also past Literary Editor of the IJP. Former President and CME Chair of IPS South Zone and Former Secretary, Editor and President IPS Karnataka.

Popular speaker at public and professional fora on various mental health issues.
Areas of Interest: Personality Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Youth Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Evolutionary Psychology, Preventive Psychiatry, General Hospital Psychiatry, Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, Media and Mental Health, Literature and Mental Health. 27 publications and over 40 CME presentations.

Also actively interested in literature, performing arts and Indian History and music. Quizzing.
27 publications and over 40 CME presentations.

Covid 19 : Personal coping mechanisms and strategies

Dr. Suparna Telang, Consultant in Psychiatry and Sexual medicine

Consultant in Psychiatry and Sexual medicine,
Ruby Hall Clinic, Jehangir Hospital,Usha Nursing Home,