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36th Annual Convention AIIMSONIANS OF AMERICA

Thursday, August 9

5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Registration
9:00 p.m. - midnight Nostalgia Nite

 

Friday, August 10

7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration / Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Basic Yoga — Shanthi Rao, MSW
8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Frontiers in Medicine — Moderators: Sachin Kedar, MD and Shiladitya Sengupta, PhD
  • Artificial Intelligence in Radiology: Man and Machine Partnership — Vijay M. Rao, MD, FACR
  • Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response — Ayen Sen, MD
  • Neuromodulation and USG-Guided Ablation — Vibhor Krishna, MBBS
  • C. Difficile: Antibiotics, Poo Enemas, Crapsules and More! — Sahil Khanna, MBBS
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Geriatrics I — Moderators: Nitin Garg, MD and Vinay Chaudhry, MD
  • Advances in Acute Ischemic Stroke Care — Kartavya Sharma, MD
  • Sarcoidosis — Tilottama Majumdar, MD
  • Risk Mitigation of Dementia and Stroke during Cardiovascular Procedures — Sunil Agarwal, MD
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Contemporary Medicine — Moderators: Deepta Ghate, MD and Puneet Arora, MD
  • Pediatric Lifestyle Disorders: Dyslipidemia and Type 2 Diabetes — Nivedita Patni, MD
  • Obesity: Rethinking the Paradigm — Sriram Machineni, MD
  • Between Scylla and Charybdis: Managing Pain in the Midst of the Opioid Epidemic — Anjan Bhattacharyya, MD
  • Cardiology: Looking Up - A (Re)view of Syncope — Amit Noheria, MBBS, SM
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Shark Tank — Virender Sharma, MD
6:00 p.m. - midnight Social Event: Cowboys and Indians (Durham Museum)
Come dressed in Western garb or as a Bollywood Star! Shake a leg or try your hand at the poker table (Casino party games; no gambling involved). We promise an evening like none before!

 

Saturday, August 11

7:00 - 9:00 a.m. Registration / Breakfast
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Basic Yoga — Shanthi Rao, MSW
8:15 - 10:15 a.m. Hematology, Transplant and Transfusion — Moderators: Jairam Krishnamurthy, MD and Againdra Bewtra, MD
  • Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: The Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Story — A. Koneti Rao, MD, FACP, FAHA
  • Transfusion Medicine: the Art, Science and the Journey to Bloodless Medicine — Ruchika Goel, MD, MPH
  • Lung Transplantation: A Surgical Perspective — Varun Puri, MD
  • Lung Transplantation: A Medical Perspective — Thomas Kaleekal, MD
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Keswani Memorial Lecture: Precision Medicine: From “One Size Fits All” to Personalized Healthcare — Vinay Chaudhry, MD
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Practice of Medicine — Moderators: Kailash Mosalpuria, MD and Chhanda Bewtra, MD
  • Implicit Bias in Patient Care — Sujata Buck, MD
  • Rating Hospital Quality Ratings — Siddhartha Singh, MD, MS
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Geriatrics II — Moderators: Devi Krishnamurty, MD and Sumeet Mittal, MD
  • Urinary Reconstruction: Evolving Roles of Minimally Invasive and Open Surgery — Shubham Gupta, MD
  • Pre-operative Frailty Assessment — Shipra Arya, MD, SM, FACS
2:15 - 4:15 p.m. General Body Meeting
6:00 p.m. - midnight Banquet (Hilton Ballroom)

 

Sunday, August 12

7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Breakfast / Adjourn