2000 Indian American doctors to attend AAPI Meet in Florida

Over 2,000 physicians are slated to attend the Annual Convention of American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) in Florida between June 17 and 21, 2015. Bollywood Superstar Amitabh Bachchan is the Ambassador of AAPI’s campaigns to create awareness on Head Injury, Trauma, and Hepatitis In India.

Dr. Ravi Jahagirdar, President of AAPI, delivering welcome address at the GHS 2015 inaugural event. (Photo: AAPI)

The gathering of the largest ethnic medical organisation in Orlando will deliberate on ways to further their own knowledge and identify methods to network and offer a unified voice to protect the rapidly eroding patient’s rights.

“The 2015 AAPI Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly offers a rare platform to interact with leading physicians, health professionals, academicians, and scientists of the Indian origin,” said AAPI president Ravi Jahagirdar.

“Physicians and healthcare professionals from across the country and world will convene and participate in the scholarly exchange of medical advances, to develop health policy agendas, and encourage legislative priorities in the coming year,” he said.

The major attractions, include cutting-edge continuing medical education with renowned speakers, women’s forum, a first time men’s forum and product theatres to highlight the latest advancement in patient care and medical technology, according to Amish Parikh, head of AAPI’s Florida chapter.

There would also be an AAPI-India Strategic Engagement Forum to showcase its initiatives in India like trauma brain injury and recognition of AAPI award winners.


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