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Day 1 - Thursday, 07th March 2019

Venue - Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre, Kuwait
  • lunch LUNCH BREAK

  • NEUROLOGY

  • Session Chair : Dr. Osama Albaker | Dr. Laila Alenezi

  • 03:00 pm – 03:30 pm
    Dr. Daniel Press
    Parkinson's Disease: An Update
  • 03:30 pm – 04:00 pm
    Dr. Khalid Alhassan
    Management of Acute Stroke and Kuwait Stroke Unit Experience and Outcomes.
  • 04:00 pm – 04:30 pm
    Dr. Daniel Press
    Alzheimer’s Disease: Update on Current Therapies and New Interventions
  • 04:30 pm – 05:00 pm
    Dr. Abdul Radha Al Qallaf
    Updates on Epilepsy
  • 05:00 pm – 05:30 pm
    Dr. Daniel Press
    Maintaining brain health as we age
  • 05:30 pm – 05:40 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • coffee COFFEE BREAK

  • GASTROENTROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY

  • Session Chair : Prof. Fuad Alali | Dr. Raouf Guindi

  • 05:55 pm – 06:25 pm
    Prof. Sanjiv Chopra
    Laboratory tests & diagnostic procedures: adventures in liver land

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  • 06:25 pm – 06:55 pm
    Dr. Ahmad Al-Fadhli
    Updated review on inflammatory bowel disease

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  • 06:55 pm – 07:25 pm
    Dr. Yaqoub Alawadh
    Recent Approach to Dyspepsia & Updates on H.Pylori
  • 07:25 pm – 07:55 pm
    Prof. Sanjiv Chopra
    Non-Alchoholic fatty liver disease: a burgeoning epidemic

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  • 07:55 pm – 08:05 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • END OF DAY-1

Day 2 - Friday, 08th March 2019

Venue - Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre, Kuwait
  • PLUMONOLOGY & INTENSIVE CARE

  • Session Chair : Prof. Mousa Khadada | Dr. Kefaya Abdulmalik

  • 09:00 am – 09:30 am
    Dr. Douglas Beach
    Sleep apnea: What the internist needs to know

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  • 09:30 am – 10:00 am
    Dr. Abdulla Al Mutairi
    Review of Acute Respiratory Failure : The right strategy for the right patient.

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  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    Dr. Douglas Beach
    COPD and severe asthma update 2019

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  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am
    Dr. Nawaf Alsubaie
    Updates on Sepsis and Septic Shock – diagnosis and management
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am
    Dr. Douglas Beach
    Challenging cases in pulmonology

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  • 11:30 am – 11:40 am
     
    Panel Discussion
  • prayer PRAYER BREAK  lunch LUNCH BREAK

  • CARDIVASCULAR DISEASE

  • Session Chair : Dr. Mustafa Reda | Prof. Mohammad Zubaid

  • 01:40 pm – 02:10 pm
    Dr. Duane Pinto
    Medical Management of coronary artery disease

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  • 02:10 pm – 02:40 pm
    Dr. Khaldoon Al Humood
    Updates on Heart Failure

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  • 02:40 pm – 03:10 pm
    Dr. Duane Pinto
    Peripheral Vascular Disease:A journey of 1000 steps

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  • 03:10 pm – 03:40 pm
    Dr. Fawziah AlKandari
    Management of common arrythmias

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  • 03:40 pm – 04:10 pm
    Dr. Duane Pinto
    Challenging cases in Cardiology

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  • 04:10 pm – 04:20 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • coffee COFFEE BREAK

  • Minister of Health - Opening Ceremony (04:30pm)

  • LEADERSHIP & QYALITY CONTROL

  • Session Chair : Dr. Nader Alawadi | Dr. Suha Abdulsalam

  • 05:00 pm – 05:40 pm
    Prof. Sanjiv Chopra
    Keynote-Exemplary Leadership:Lessons from history & contemporary times

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  • 05:40 pm – 06:20 pm
    Prof. Mark Zeidel
    Keynote-Quality Improvement: Raising the Bar

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  • 06:20 pm – 06:30 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • coffee COFFEE BREAK

  • NEPHROLOGY

  • Session Chair : Dr. Basam Alhelal | Dr. Ahmad Alqallaf

  • 06:40 pm – 07:10 pm
    Prof. Mark Zeidel
    Managing Electrolytes disorders:is is just salt & water?

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  • 07:10 pm – 07:40 pm
    Dr. Yousif Bahbahani
    Updates on acute kidney injury

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  • 07:40 pm – 08:10 pm
    Prof. Mark Zeidel
    End Stage Renal Disease: A model for the medical home

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  • 08:10 pm – 08:20 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • END OF DAY-2

Day 3 - Saturday, 09th March 2019

Venue - Millennium Hotel and Convention Centre, Kuwait
  • ONCOLOGY & HEMATOLOGY

  • Session Chair : Dr. Lama Al Faris | – Dr Jassim Albarrak

  • 09:00 am – 09:30 am
    Prof. Lowell Schnipper
    Progress in cancer:Genes, Genomics & Immunotherapy

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  • 09:30 am – 10:00 am
    Dr. Ali Almuhaini
    Updates on Thrombosis

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  • 10:00 am – 10:30 am
    Prof. Lowell Schnipper
    Breast Cancer update-2019

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  • 10:30 am – 11:00 am
    Dr. Ahmad Alhuraiji
    Post Bariatric Nutritional Anemia, Prevention and Treatment.
  • 11:00 am – 11:30 am
    Prof. Lowell Schnipper
    Challenging cases in oncology

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  • 11:30 am – 11:40 am
     
    Panel Discussion
  • coffee COFFEE BREAK

  • RHEUMATOLOGY

  • Session Chair : Dr. Ahmad Alenizi | Dr. Ibtehal Aljamaan

  • 11:55 am – 12:25 pm
    Dr. Fadi Badlissi
    Gout: the king of diseases

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  • 12:25 pm – 12:55 pm
    Prof. Khalid Aljarallah
    Seropositive Tests , When to treat?

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  • 12:55 pm – 01:25 pm
    Dr. Fadi Badlissi
    Update on diagnosis and treatment of common soft tissue injuries

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  • 01:25 pm – 01:55 pm
    Dr. Hoda Tarakmeh
    An updated review - Acute rheumatological emergencies

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  • 01:55 pm – 02:25 pm
    Dr. Fadi Badlissi
    Challenging cases in Rheumatology

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  • 02:25 pm – 02:35 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • coffee LUNCH BREAK

  • ENDOCRINOLOGY , DIABETES AND LIPIDS

  • Session Chair : Prof. Nabilla Abdella | Dr. Wehad Altoura

  • 03:20 pm – 03:50 pm
    Dr. Martin J. Abrahamson
    Treatment of type 2 diabetes: getting to goal safely

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  • 03:50 pm – 04:20 pm
    Dr. Waleed Aldahi
    Lipid Updates

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  • 04:20 pm – 04:50 pm
    Dr. Martin J. Abrahamson
    Optimal use of insulin in diabetes

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  • 04:50 pm – 05:20 pm
    Dr. Thamer Alessa
    Updated review - Common thyroid conditions

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  • 05:20 pm – 05:50 pm
    Dr. Martin J. Abrahamson
    Challenging cases in endocrinology

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  • 05:50 pm – 06:00 pm
     
    Panel Discussion
  • Professor Kamal AlShoumar Research Award Winners Announcement

  • END OF DAY-3