BMM CME Program : Continuing Medical Education

Thusday July 6, 2017
8:00 Am to 4:00 Pm
DeVos Place, Grand Rapids MI

Refund Policy
Cancellations made on or before May 1, 2016 are subject to a $25.00 processing fee. There will be absolutely no refunds for no-shows.

Target Audience
The target audience for this conference is all practicing and non-practicing physicians, residents, medical students and other healthcare professionals including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and Non-Governmental Organizations.

Educational Objectives
At the conclusion of this symposium. the participants will be able to:

§ Understand impact of resources and education on management of patient with emergency medical care needs.

§ Learn appropriate counselling and referral of urotogical problems in women.

§ Understand challenges of before during and after cardiac transplant.

§ Understand need of donor hearts and organs in the developing world.

§ Learn how to get Metabolicalty fit. not thin using exercise the pill without any side effects

§ Understand myths & Facts about ‘Indian Superfoods”.

§ Recognize common side effects of drugs that treat obesity.

§ Develop understanding about pathophysiology of Gostroesophageal Refiux Disease (GERD)

§ Understand updates in medical and surgical management of Gastroesophageal Refiux Disease (GERD)(Improved competence in the assessment and management of depression)

§ Identifying appropriate treatments and augmentation strategies for patients experiencing residual symptoms of depression or treatment resistance

§ Increased awareness of current evidence based approaches in integrative medicine that can help patients suffering from depression.

§ Recognizing factors in major depressive disorder (MDD) that may warrant patient referral to psychiatric care.

§ Define mindfulness.

§ Locate well qualified local and online mindfulness resources for physicians and patients.

§ Practice awareness of breath meditation.

§ Understand challenges and opportunities for Health Care NGOs

8:00-9:00 AM Breakfast, registration, welcome, Felicitation of Dignitaries
9:00-9:40 AM Worldwide Advances in Emergency Medicine.
Sagar Galwankar, MBBS,DNBFACEE(INDIA).MD, MPH, Diplomat ABEM (USA). FRCP (UK)
9:40 – 10:20 AM What Do Women Want. Understanding the Global Impact at Female Pelvic Health Conditions.
Salil Khandwala, MD FPMRS FACOG
10:20 – 10:30 AM Panel Discussion
10:30 – 10:40 AM Break
10:40- 11:30 AM Trials and tribulations of Heart Transplant
in the developing world. Anway Mule. MBBS. MCh
11:30  – 12:20 PM Diabesity Lifestyle and Nutritional interventions, Rujula Diwekar RD
12:20 – 12:30 PM Panel Discussion
12:30 – 1:30 PM Lunch
1:30 – 2:10 PM Latest Advances In Depression Varsha Karamchandani, MD
2:10 – 2:50 PM GE reflux: Risks of PPts and Alternatives. Charudatta Paronjpe, MD FACS
2:50 – 3:00 PM Panel Discussion
3:00 – 3:10AM Break
3:10 -4:00PM Stress Relief Workshop for Medical Professionals. Ruth Lerman, MD
4:00 -4:50PM Global Health Care NGOS:
Challenges and opportunities:
Group Discussion.
Nitin Chouthai, MD.
Sagar Galwankar,
MD, Charudatta Paranjpe, MD
MD Deepak Kamat,MD. PhD
4:00 – 4:50PM Closing & Evaluation

Chair: Nitin Shashikant Chouthai, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Carman Ann

Adams Department of Pediatrics, Wayne State

University School of Medicine


Ulka Vaishampayan, MD

Chair Solid Tumor Division, Professor of

Oncology, Wayne State University School of

Medicine, Detroit.

Rupali Paradkar, MD, PhD

Physician Hospitalist, Core faculty Internal

Medicine Residency Program

Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Jackson, MI