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Nahyan opens 'Advances in Medicine and Subspecialties Conference'
2013-02-14 00:38:36
WAM Abu Dhabi, 13 Feb. 2013 (WAM) -- Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, opened today the 'Advances in Medicine and Subspecialties (AIMS) Conference at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi.

Endorsed by SEHA and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), the conference assembles healthcare professionals from across UAE, GCC, Middle Eastern countries and North America Subspecialties of medicine, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and endocrinology, infectious diseases, nephrology, gastroenterology, hematology, oncology, respirology, rheumatology and neurology are amongst the theme sessions that will be discussed at the AIMS Conference.

CME accreditation will be provided from Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (provider of CME credits in the USA) to healthcare professionals and allies - including doctors in internal medicine, all of its subspecialties, general practitioners, family physicians, medical residents and fellows.

The conference program will be spread over 3 days of main events with two plenary lectures on each day, followed by three "Theme Sessions" comprising of 3-4 lectures each from a list of absolutely distinguished local and international faculty, many of whom are involved in cutting edge research in their fields and are a part of international guideline panels.

Speakers include senior faculty from Harvard Medical School, Columbia University, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, University of California in San Diego, University of Oklahoma, Weill-Cornell Medical College Qatar, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The conference is being chaired by Adeel Ajwad Butt, chair of Department of Medicine at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and Associate Professor of Medicine and Clinical and Translational Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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