AUA College of Medicine Campus to Host the 2019 Mid-Year GAPIO Conference

American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, a medical school dedicated to providing education of the highest quality, granting opportunities to underrepresented minorities and fostering a diverse academic community, is proud to host the ninth mid-year conference of the Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (GAPIO). The conference is organized in partnership with AUA, GAPIO and Antigua Medical Association (AMA). The event will take place on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, at AUA’s campus.

The goal of the conference is to gather physicians of Indian origin to initiate connections, share ideas and learn through a singular platform. This conference will incorporate sessions on recent developments and advancements in cardiology, the metabolic syndrome like obesity and diabetes, nephrology with a focus on transplants and neurology. The conference highlights include sessions on artificial intelligence in healthcare, Vedic Wisdom – leadership in medicine and reaching the unreached and global opportunities in healthcare.

GAPIO is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to empowering physicians of Indian origin, providing affordable healthcare, contributing to local and regional community development and helping reduce health inequalities on a global level. GAPIO has representation from 34 countries and has hosted its’ previous mid-year conferences in seven different countries to establish collaboration around the world. This year, GAPIO plans to expand its’ presence even further through social media presence and the creation of a Resource Centre.

“The conference is in celebration of India’s vital contributions to global healthcare – a matter AUA commemorates,” said AUA President Neal Simon. “As a university that strives to advance the field of medicine and shape physicians who come from underrepresented minorities, we are honored to host the event.”

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