CME Scientific Programme
22 February 2018 (Thursday)
“Current Concepts and Future Trends in Medicine”

Dr V Parameshwara Hall
08.30 - 9.30 Update Session Rheumatology

CHAIRPERSONS: S Chikkamoga, Bengaluru; ME Yeolekar, Mumbai
  • Sjogren’s syndrome- What should internists look out for? RN Sarkar, Kolkata
  • Lupus Flare-Recognition and Management: Renu Saigal, Jaipur
  • Scleroderma Renal Crisis-New news: SB Ganguly, Kolkata
09.30 – 10.10 Infectious Diseases

CHAIRPERSONS: Charu Jani, Mumbai; Subhash Giri, New Delhi
  • Severe Falciparum Malaria- Update on management: PC Bhattacharyya, Guwahati
  • Fever with rash: Rita Sood, New Delhi
10.10 - 11.00 State of the Art Lectures

CHAIRPERSONS: URK Rao, Hyderabad; Vaibhav Shukla, Lucknow
  • Translational Immunology- Advances impacting Clinical Care in 2018: Amita Aggarwal, Lucknow
  • Pancreatitis Management in 2018: Ajay Kumar, New Delhi
11.00 - 11.20 Inauguration of CME: Dr M Maiya, Bengaluru
11.20 - 11.45 Dean’s Oration

CHAIRPERSONS: Dr G Narsimulu, Hyderabad; Dr Amal Banerjee, Kolkata
  • What makes a good doctor better? Rohini Handa, New Delhi
11.45 - 12.45 Recent Trends

CHAIRPERSONS: Kamlesh Tewari, Muzaffarpur; RK Goyal, Ajmer
  • Diabetes Treatment- Notable Advances in 2017: Shashank R Joshi, Mumbai
  • Ten New Developments in Neurology in 2017: Salil Gupta, New Delhi
  • Gastroenterology-The year in review: Rakesh Aggarwal, Lucknow
12.45 - 1.45 Symposium on Geriatrics

CHAIRPERSONS: YSN Raju, Hyderabad; Sandeep Garg, New Delhi
  • Geriatric syndromes- practice in an ageing world: AB Dey, New Delhi
  • Immuno-senescence and vaccination in old age: IS Gambhir, Varanasi
  • Writing a prescription for an older patient: K Prasad Mathews, Vellore
1.45 - 2.45 Pulmonology

CHAIRPERSONS: Alladi Mohan, Tirupati; Hemant Sharma, New Delhi
  • XDR-TB: Updates in epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment: SK Sharma, New Delhi
  • COPD- Practical outcome tools - from clinical trials to clinical care: Sanjeev Nair, Trivandrum
  • Interstitial Lung Disease - A rational approach: PR Mohapatra, Bhubaneswar
2.45 - 4.00
  • Moderator: Rakesh Aggarwal, Lucknow
    Amit Goel, Lucknow
    Pankaj Puri, New Delhi
    Akash Shukla, Mumbai