Meeting Agenda

 

The Myanmar American Medical Education Society, Inc.

16th Annual Scientific Meeting

OVERVIEW OF COMMON MEDICAL PROBLEMS and CURRENT MANAGEMENT

 JULY 21, 2019 (SUNDAY),     7:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354

       Program Agenda

7:30 - 8:10 Registration and Breakfast
8:10 - 8:20 Welcome, Dr. Linus Yoe, President, MAMES
8:20- 8:30 Overview, Dr. Thant Zin, Education Committee Chair, MAMES
 
Session I  - Moderator - Dr. Su Su Aung
 
8:30 - 9:00 Management of Altered Mental Status and other Neurologic Emergencies
                  Dr. Roy Vega
                  Director of Pediatric Emergency Department, Bronx Care Hospital
9:00 - 9:10 Q & A
 
9:10 - 9:40 Updates in Diabetes 2019
                  Dr. Richard W. Pinsker, MD, FACPM, FACE
                  Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
9:40 - 9:50 Q & A
 
9:50 -10:20 Updates in Management of Sarcoidosis
                   Dr. Rajii Ayinla
                   Chair and Program Director, Department of Medicine, Harlem Hospital Center
10:20 -10:30 Q & A
 
10:30 -10:40 Break
 

10:40-11:10 New Guidelines and Controversies in Preventive Care

                    Dr. Todd Simon

                    Program Director and Vice Chair, Department of Medicine

                    New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

11:10 -11:20 Q & A

 

11:20 -11:50 Happiness and Living with Purpose

                     Dr. Parag Mehta

                    Senior Vice Chair , Department of Medicine, Chief, Medical Informatics Officer

                    New York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist hospital

11:50 -12:00 Q & A

 

12:00 - 1:15 - Lunch and Exhibit

 

Session II - Moderator – Dr. Elizabeth Liang

 

1:20 – 1:50 Updates in Management of Gout

                   Dr. Stuart Green

                   Chief, Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, The Brooklyn Hospital Center

1:50 - 2:00 Q & A

 

2:00 - 2:30 Opioid Dependency Crisis

                   Dr. Khin M Soe, MD, FAPA

                   Director, Department of Psychiatry, Catskill Regional Medical Center

2:30 - 2:40 Q & A

 

2:40 - 3:10 Role of ACTH in Management of Nephrotic Syndrome

                  Dr. Alexander Myint Swan

                  AOA Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School

3:10 - 3:20 Q & A

             

3:20 - 3:30 Break

 

3:30 - 4:00 Updates in Thrombocytosis

                   Dr. Joseph Yoe

                   Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

4:00 - 4:10 Q & A

 

4:10 - 4:40 How to work up for Leg Pain and/or Swelling

                   Dr. Wah Wah Htun

                   Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

4:40 - 4:50 Q & A

 

4:50 - 5:00 – Closing Speech, Vice President, Dr. Alfred Leong