Greetings from Allahabad!
The IAP Allahabad branch jointly with the Department of Pediatrics, Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad organized a day-long CME on Pediatric Nephrology on 28th of July, Sunday, at Hotel Placid, Allahabad, in the loving memory of late Prof. V. K. Agarwal. The CME began with the inaugural function, felicitating the Chief Guest, Prof Rajiv Sharan and the Guest of Honor, Prof. A. K. Srivastava. Patron and Principal Moti Lal Nehru Medical College, Allahabad, Dr. S. P. Singh graced the occasion with his presence and addressed the august gathering. This was followed by lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. The faculty comprised of speakers of national and international repute.
Dr. OP Mishra, Professor and Ex HOD-Incharge, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Department of Pediatrics, IMS BHU Varanasi, spoke on “An approach to proteinuria” and “Complicated Nephrotic syndrome”.
Dr. Pankaj Hari, Professor, Unit of Pediatric Nephrology, AIIMS, New Delhi gave an elaborate talk on “Acute and rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis” and “UTI: consensus and controversies”
Dr. Ruchi Rai, Professor, Department of Neonatology – MRH, Super specialty Pediatric Hospital & Post Graduate Teaching Institute highlighted on “Diagnostics in kidney diseases“.
Dr. Aditi Sinha, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi addressed the learned audience on “Acute kidney injury: Evaluation & management“ and “Antenatal Hydronephrosis“
Dr. Ranjeet Thergaonkar, Surgeon Captain, Senior Advisor Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrologist INHS, Kalyani, Vishakhapatnam delivered lectures on “Voiding disorders and enuresis“ and “Approach to Renal tubular disorders “.
Dr. Swati Bhardwaj Consultant, Division of Pediatric Nephrology, B. L. Kapoor Hospital, New Delhi apprised the delegates on “Evaluation of hematuria” and “Common electrolyte imbalances”
Dr. Anubha Srivastava, Ass. Professor, Department of Pediatrics, MLNMC threw light on “Evaluation and management of hypertension”
The CME was divided into four sessions/symposiums, covering the topics on Pediatric Nephrology exhaustively. Each session was followed by a vibrant interactive discussion.
80 pediatricians of the city had registered for the CME. The U.P Medical Council awarded four (4) credit hours to the delegates.
The CME was a great success and got good media coverage. A few newspaper clips are being attached herewith.
Looking forward to reporting more such successful events and initiatives.
Dr. Ishita Banerji
Secretary IAP Allahabad, 2019
9235757534, Central IAP no. : L/1999/C 361