Pune: The Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune is organising ‘Surgery Conference 2017’ on July 14 and 15.
The conference will be inaugurated by Lt Gen MK Unni, PHS, Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services. Air Marshal CK Ranjan, Director and Commandant, AFMC will deliver the welcome address.
According to Brig SS Jaiswal, Professor and Head, Department of Surgery, AFMC, the central theme of the conference is ‘Emerging trends in Surgery’.
The first guest lecture will be delivered by Dr Mohammed Rehan Sayeed of The Heart Centre, Bengaluru on ‘Training of future surgeons- Emerging Challenges and Solutions’. The second guest lecture will be delivered by Dr DK Vijaykumar of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi on ‘Evolving Concepts in Management of Visceral Malignancies’.
The organisers also plan to hold a cadaver dissection workshop with hands-on training on exploration scheme for surgical treatment of injured internal organs and other emergency procedures in cases of trauma, a vital area of operative surgery, for resident doctors on 14 July 2017. This will allow delegates an opportunity to hone their skills outside the operation theatre.
Scientific sessions will be conducted by a number of eminent personalities, including Dr Sujit Chowdhary of Apollo Hospital Delhi, Surg Cmde VS Bedi, NM, of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi, Maj Gen N Srinath, Senior Consultant (Surgery), Office of DGAFMS and Dr Rajesh Khullar.
A large number of delegates from military and civilian institutions are expected to participate in the conference.