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  • Thursday, September, 2023| Today's Market | Current Time: 06:15:48
  • Kochi : Aster Medcity announced the commencement of the 2nd edition of ‘EmerGenz- 2023,’ the highly anticipated Aster International Emergency Medicine Conclave. The event is scheduled to take place from June 16 to 18, at Nihara Resort, Kochi. The conclave will be inaugurated by Padma Shri Dr. Prakash Baba Amte, Magsaysay Award winner (2008), Social worker from Maharashtra. Honoring the memory of Dr. Vandana Das, Aster EM (Emergency Medicine) Network also stands in solidarity with healthcare professionals across India. In her remembrance, the team  join hands, extend support, and stand united with the frontline workers in their noble endeavor to heal the people.

    This time the Conclave focus on strengthening the foundation of knowledge in emergency medicine through case-based discussions and discussing various symptomatology. As the conference progresses, expert faculties from different parts of the country & abroad will shed light on evidence-based practice in various emergencies. The conference will benefit medical professionals who work in critical care areas like the ED, ICU, and ambulances or run their departments and OPDs, etc.  The conclave will also witness various competitions and Oral presentations and Scenario based discussions.

    “The EmerGenz-2023 conclave is a significant milestone in our commitment to advancing emergency medicine globally,” said Dr. Johnson K Varghese, Lead Consultant – Emergency Physician, Aster Medcity. “We are thrilled to provide a platform where healthcare professionals can collaborate, learn, and contribute to the growth of this crucial field. Through this conclave, we aim to catalyze the transformation of emergency care, ultimately saving more lives and ensuring better patient outcomes.

    The conference and workshops is an opportunity for the young doctors and nurses to interact with eminent faculties who are pioneers in their own field like marine medicine, wilderness medicine, aeromedical transfers, telemedicine, healthcare related quality board and other start up areas which can be explored as career options as well for individuals after MBBS or nursing” said Dr. Venugopalan PP, Director, Emergency Medicine, Aster MIMS Calicut

    The key speakers and eminent associations for EmerGenZ -2023 workshop and conference are Padmashri Dr Prakash Amte (Magsaysay Award Winner), Dr Keith Bonafice (Introduced concept of EM sonology, USA) Dr Kerry Kreidel (Expert in Wilderness Medicine USA), Dr Sunil Budhrani (CEO, Telemedicine, USA), Dr T V Ramakrishan (SRIHER, Deemed University), Dr Dhavapalani (Apollo Hospitals), Dr Dileep Raman (Founder, Cloud Physician), Dr Venugopalan PP (Aster Hospitals) Dr Ramachandran Madhavan (Advisor to UK Government on Disaster Management ), CAHO, PediSTARS, ICATT, Hamad Medical Corporation, GW University USA.

    As part of Emergenz’23, there will be 12+ pre-conference workshops beginning from June 13th to 15th at various locations such as Aster Medcity, Nihara Resort, Kochi, PS Mission Hospital Maradu, MBMM Hospital, Kothamangalam, Modern Hospital, Kodungalloor.  These workshops will enhance the skills of the Doctors / Nurses on various aspects of emergency medicine. 

    The emergency department at Aster Medcity Kochi was the first in the country to get exclusively accredited by NABH. Among many other firsts, the network was also the first in India to do successful eCPR, ED Thoracotomy, and long-distance IABP transfer, to name a few. Recently they introduced India’s First Assisted Reality (AR) enabled 5G smart ambulance. Today, Aster Emergency Medicine Network provides emergency and trauma care of uniform quality standards across 15 hospitals and 20+ peripheral hospitals across 16 hospitals in Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Maharashtra.

    Jayesh V Nair, Operations Head, Aster Medcity, Kochi, Dr. Venugopalan PP, Director, Emergency Medicine, Aster MIMS Calicut, and doctors from Aster Medcity Dr. Johnson K Varghese, Consultant, Emergency Physician, Dr. Vimal Koshy Thomas, Senior Specialist – Emergency Medicine, Dr. Harikrishnan L Physician, Emergency Medicine attended the press conference.


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