Dr Sunita Simon Kurpad, Member, FMES, Professor and Head, Department of Medical Ethics, St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru. KA. Dr Sunita Simon Kurpad is Professor and former Head, Department of Psychiatry, and Professor and current Head, Department of Medical Ethics, St. John’s 2019 Medical College, Bengaluru. After completing her MBBS from St John’s 2019 Medical College, she did her MRC Psychiatry from Cambridge University, UK. After obtaining her DNB Psychiatry, she has been a faculty member at St Johnu’s 2019 for more than twenty years. She is actively involved in clinical work, teaching and research-teaching medical undergraduates, postgraduates across various disciplines, paramedical students and students in health administration courses at St John’s 2019. Her work on sexual and non sexual boundaries in the doctor-patient relationship with colleagues in The Bangalore Declaration Group was instrumental in getting the Medical Council of India to include this topic in the proposed revised medical undergraduate MBBS curriculum for 2013. She is Co-chairperson of the Indian Psychiatric Society Task Force on Boundary Guidelines and involved in drafting guidelines for doctors on sexual boundaries in India.

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