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

Dr T B Basavarajendra Hall
08.30 - 9.30 HIV & Re-emerging infections

CHAIRPERSONS: Santosh K Swain, Cuttack; Pankaj Choudhary, New Delhi
  • Scrub Typhus-Are we missing this? AP Naveen Kumar, Vishakapatnam
  • PEP in HIV Exposure: Murugesh Pastapur, Gulbarga
  • TB & HIV- Clinical Pearls for the Clinician: Sanjeev Sinha, New Delhi
09.30 – 10.10 WIN Session Hematology

CHAIRPERSONS: BK Tripathi, New Delhi; Naresh Pamnani, New Delhi
  • Hematology- The year in Review: Sudhir Mehta, Jaipur
  • Hemophilia and mobile app - a C change in compliance and complications: Y Uday, New Delhi
10.10 - 11.00 Contemporary Issues

CHAIRPERSONS: Siddharth Das, Lucknow; Udai Lal, Hyderabad
  • Treating to Target in Gout: SA Haq, Bangladesh
  • Health Economics- What and why for the Internists: Air Commodore Shankar Subramanian, Bengaluru
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 Evidence based approach in Gastroenterology

CHAIRPERSONS: Jai Bhagwan, Gurugram; SK Gautam, Kanpur
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux: Vineet Ahuja, New Delhi
  • Constipation: Uday C Ghoshal, Lucknow
  • H. Pylori-To eradicate or not to eradicate: Bhaskar Nandi, New Delhi
12.45 - 2.30 Advances in Rheumatology

CHAIRPERSONS: Sunil Attri, New Delhi; Binoy Paul, Calicut
  • Preclinical RA: Binoy Paul, Calicut
  • Early diagnosis and management of RA- Focus on biologics: Shashank Akerkar, Mumbai
  • Infliximab at 20 years-Still going strong! Ramesh Jois, Bengaluru
  • Redefining Ankylosing Spondylitis treatment with IL-17 inhibitors: Sundeep Upadhyay, New Delhi
  • Biologics in Osteoporosis: Indrajit Agrawal, Gurugram
2.30 - 2.50 Hypertension

CHAIRPERSONS: Prabhat K Padhi, Cuttack; Vijay Arora, New Delhi
  • Blood Pressure Variation- The Next Big leap in Hypertension: BC Kalmath, Mumbai
2.50 - 4.00 Symposium on Intensive Care

CHAIRPERSONS: Ashit M Bhagwati, Mumbai; Pravat K Thatoi, Cuttack
  • Acinetobacter- How to overcome this menace in the ICU: AP Misra, New Delhi
  • Treatment of septic shock- a physiological approach: Rajesh Chawla, New Delhi
  • Acute respiratory failure in the MICU- a physician's perspective: Alladi Mohan, Tirupati