Pune: 72nd Armed Forces Medical Conference To Be Held From February 1 To 3; Here's All You Need To Know

Pune: 72nd Armed Forces Medical Conference To Be Held From February 1 To 3; Here's All You Need To Know

The conference is being organised under the guidance of Lt Gen Narendra Kotwal, AVSM, SM, VSM, Director & Commandant, AFMC and Maj Gen D Vivekanand, SM, Dean and Deputy Commandant, AFMC

ANIUpdated: Wednesday, January 31, 2024, 01:57 PM IST
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The 72nd Armed Forces Medical Conference will be held from February 1 to 3 at Armed Forces Medical College in Pune.

According to an official release, this one of its kind multi-specialty conglomeration of Medical, Dental, and Nursing professionals from the tri-services i.e. the Army, Navy, and the Air Force will have subject experts participating from all over the country.

Lt Gen Daljit Singh, AVSM, VSM, PHS, Director General Armed Forces Medical Services (DGAFMS) and Senior Colonel Commandant, Army Medical Corps will be formally inaugurating the conference on February 2.

The conference is being organised under the guidance of Lt Gen Narendra Kotwal, AVSM, SM, VSM, Director & Commandant, AFMC and Maj Gen D Vivekanand, SM, Dean, and Deputy Commandant, AFMC.

Eminent doctors from various fields of medicine from nationally and internationally renowned institutes and armed forces will be sharing their experiences with the delegates, the release said.

As per the release, the conference is also an opportunity to acknowledge and award outstanding performances by the AFMS fraternity in academics, research, medical writing, and reviewing.

The AFMS think tank consistently endeavours to deliberate upon contemporary healthcare concerns and challenges with an eye on the future. The 'Perspective Challenges' session by domain experts during the conference will be one such forum for these deliberations.

The AFMS conducts training in numerous disciplines at various institutions all across the country.

To align the policies, curriculum, and other issues related to academic training across the AFMS to address the contemporary and futuristic organisational and national needs, the Armed Forces Medical Academic Committee (AFMAC) meeting is conducted during the conference. Chaired by the DGAFMS, the meeting will be attended by senior dignitaries of the AFMS.

Lt Gen Madhuri Kanitkar, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd), Vice Chancellor, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik and Dr Vinayak Kale, Dean, BJ Medical College, Pune will also be attending the same.

Parallel sessions of specialists conferences will offer opportunity for the various specialists to discuss their domain-specific academic training and research issues and will be part of the conference proceedings on February 1, the release said.

Healthcare research has always been an inherent part of the ever-ready, strong, and robust AFMS and the Armed Forces Medical Conference has been an integral part of the preparedness of the AFMS to address any healthcare need of the armed forces and our nation. The Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) is ever committed to providing holistic healthcare services to guardians of our nation across the land, sea, and the skies. 

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