Who Should Attend
This activity is intended for any graduate (MBBS/MD/PhD) who has studied or worked at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India and their physician spouse.
The 2018 convention will focus on medical and surgical considerations in the geriatric population, recent advances in hematology and transplant medicine, and shifting paradigms in the management of lifestyle related disorders.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — Deadline: June 22, 2018 EXTENDED!
Residents/Fellows are encouraged to submit an abstract of their original work for oral/poster presentation at the Convention. Up to 10 trainees will receive travel awards which includes the participant's convention registration fee and $500 for travel expenses. Trainees who have previously received the AOA travel awards are not eligible. Preference will be given for trainees who have not previously received the AOA travel awards.
At the conclusion of this convention, the participant should be better able to:
Frontiers in Medicine
- Discuss the impact of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, neuro-modulation, image guided ablation and its impact on patient care
- Discuss the role of information technology in disaster response and emergency preparedness
- Discuss innovative methods to treat emerging infections of the gut
- Review current and emerging guidelines in the management of acute ischemic stroke and pulmonary sarcoidosis
- Propose preventive strategies to mitigate risk for stroke and dementia in individuals undergoing cardiopulmonary procedures
- Perform pre-operative frailty assessment in the geriatric patient undergoing surgical or medical procedures
- Discuss the role of lifestyle and non-lifestyle factors in the pathogenesis of contemporary disease conditions such as obesity, pediatric diabetes, and opioid dependence
- Review current and emerging guidelines in the management of pediatric diabetes, obesity, chronic pain, and opioid addiction
- Develop management plans for patients with new and chronic episodes of syncope
Hematology, Transplant and Transfusion
- Discuss advances in transfusion medicine, its impact on health care costs and development of artificial blood substitutes for clinical use
- Discuss medical and surgical aspects of pulmonary transplantation and its impact on the health of the transplanted patient
Practice of Medicine
- Recognize the under-appreciated impact of implicit bias in patient care
- Analyze the pros and cons of the various hospital rating systems used to measure quality of care
Continuing Education Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education and the AIIMSonians of America. The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
|Contact the following for more information:|
Againdra Bewtra, MD
Sara Weber, MSW, CHES®, CBE