The first event of Medical Society Year 2011/12 – Law-Med Challenge 2011. The battle between the Law students and Medical students is an annual event started from year 2010. The main purpose of holding this event is to strengthen the bond between the Law students and Medical students via sports events besides encouraging the sharing of knowledge among students from different faculty.
This year, the battle lasts for 4 days, from 15 March till 19 March 2011. A series of competitions were held: Sports (Badminton, Basketball and Futsal), Debate and Forum.
The fight between the future lawyers and doctors started with Badminton Challenge. The Badminton Challenge was held on 15 March 2011 (Tuesday) in gymnasium 2 at 6pm. Each faculty had sent representatives for the Male Single, Male Double, Female Single and Female Double. Medical Faculty was the winner of this challenge, we won the Male Double, Female Single and Female Double. There was an accident during the competition; the representative from Medical Faculty was injured during the Male Single.
The following event was Basketball Challenge which was held on 16 March (Wednesday) in the 1st Residential College Basketball Court. Everything went on smoothly that day. Medical students had proved that they aren’t NERDs by being the champion for Male Basketball and Female Basketball.
Futsal was the last sport competition of Law-Med Challenge 2011. It was held on 17 March 2011 (Thursday) in the Law Faculty Futsal Court. The students from Law Faculty won both the Male Futsal and Female Futsal. The fight between the students from Law Faculty and Medical Faculty had become more exciting.
The last battle between the Law students and Medical students was the debate. The debate was held on 19 March 2011 (Saturday) in Auditorium Tun Mohamed Suffian, Law Faculty. The title of the debate was : “ Euthanasia should be legalized in Malaysia” and the style of debate was secondary school parliamentary debate. Obviously, the future lawyers won the debate.
The forum was held after the debate. The title of the forum was “Medico-Legal Issue – Doctor-Patient Relationship”. 3 speakers from different professional fields were invited to share their knowledge on the issues. They are Sharon Kaur A/P Gurmukh Singh, Lecturer from Faculty of Law, Professor Kulenthran Arumugam, Medical Education & Research Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine and Mr P.S Ranjan, Lawyer from P.S Ranjan & Co. The chairman of the forum was Lam Ri Hui, president of Medical Society.
In the end, the Medical Society walked away with the overall champion trophy of Law-Med Challenge 2011.