Dear colleagues

Greetings and Happy New Year!

It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you all to the 73rd Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India “APICON-2018” to be held at IT city, Bengaluru from 22nd to 25th Feb 2018.
In the modern era, the disease profile is changing, lot of new developments in the diagnosis and management are emerging & due to genetic mutation the disease pattern is modifying. In view of that the theme of scientific program has been kept as “DAWN OF A NEW ERA IN MEDICINE”. The scientific committee had worked hard to prepare an excellent scientific program for this conference.
In “APICON-2018” an eminent national faculty who are specialised in their respective fields are participating to share their views and experience. Twenty international luminaries from various countries have also given their consent to participate this mega event.
Workshops are being organised for the postgraduate students and internists so that they can develop a practical skill which is going to help them in the management of patients. There are recent advances, updates, controversies, plenary sessions, symposia and medical quiz, which will be discussed during this conference.. The session like medical ethics, prevention of litigation in medical practice, lipid management in India, Hypertension & non communicable disease, communication & skills are the highlights of scientific program.
Platform presentation (Free papers) and the poster presentation also part of this mega event. Three best free paper will be awarded by the Director of Physician Research Foundation & next three paper will be awarded by API. In addition to that next ten best free papers & best five posters will be given awards during Award Session. It is just to promote and encourage the post graduate students for research activities.
I invite you all to participate in this mega event at Bengaluru. I assure that you will be benefited a lot and enriched with practical knowledge which will help in providing better health care for the patients.
The organising committee is working hard day and night to provide all necessary facilities, good infrastructure and excellent hospitality at the venue to make it a grand success.
I invite all physicians, practitioner and the post graduate students to attend and participate in APICON2018 and enjoy excellent scientific feast during this conference.


Dr. Pritam Gupta
Chairman Scientific Committee &
President Elect (2017 - 2018)