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