WE THE PARTICIPANTS OF SKILL TEST 2011 If I am always for myself then what am I If I am not for myself than what am I This is what clearly defines the ideology of my being human on this planet earth. An academician by profession and a researcher by preference, I hold both pride and responsibility for the status of heath care system of India. I am associated with Pharmacy, specifically pharmacology since last ten years and am enjoying the journey. Team members: Endeavor Pharma mates are my students of masters program. They are associated with me since last five months and share my vision and mission for the profession of pharmacy. We also share the motive of doing our bit however small but significant enough, so that the waves of change can be blown in for the betterment of the society in particular and the mankind as a whole. Team name: ENDEAVOR PHARMA Significance of team name: Even if you are on the right path, standing still does not achieve anything .You have to be up and doing in order to accomplish goals. And endeavoring a mission is the only way to success. Hence the team has been baptized as Endeavor Pharma. The aim is to have a mission and accomplish it through sincere and smart efforts. Endeavour pharma will strive to create a niche for the profession of Pharmacy by addressing the issues like framing of health care system, training young academicians, gearing productive research, and collaborating all energies of health care team for the benefit of mankind. Reason for participation in this test: Best of the brains are rusted if not used and refreshed . Even the best of the diamonds need polishing to improve their look and value. The same applies to human brains and its soft skills. Skills need to stand the test of time in order to be worth its value. Thus participation in a test like skill test 2011 will undoubtedly train our mind and hone our skills more and more towards perfection. We expect that the test shall challenge, instigate and sharpen our thinking process for addressing issues pertaining the profession of Pharmacy. Exchange of ideas and ideology among learners and leaders from different parts of the country shall help us expand our horizons and do much better in future. Challenges we are expecting during the contest: Every new assignment in life brings in challenges which need to be faced and tackled. As for the test we are expecting brain teasers which shall demand time, thoughts and effort on frontiers and issues which we may not have encountered till date. Endeavoring is our theme and hence we shall always be up and doing when encountered with challenges. Expected learning/sharing of knowledge/ information: Thought hybrids shall be born in fantastical proportions on varied issues be it regulatory affairs, academics, health care system, pharmacology, numerous diseases and their prevalence and remissions and the pharmacy profession. We shall have the opportunity to put across our ideas , to many from varied regions and age group. There shall be enough room for looking at the pharmacy profession from a different perspective. The test shall help up bring out our best and we shall learn to do the same with others. We shall learn and let learn.