The 6th Annual Edition of EMPACT2015: The Comprehensive Review Course of Emergency Medicine taught by Academic Stalwarts from United States of America and India in partnership with the Academic College of Emergency Experts in India was held at AIIMS, New Delhi in May.
13 National and International Faculty taught the course for 11 hours daily for 5 days. The whole textbook of EM by was discussed by the faculty.
The EMPACT course carefully picks its faculty based on feedback from the attendees. The course is modified every year to make it progressively better and clinically based covering the complete body of knowledge of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Bonnie Arquilla who is awell-knownfigure and mentor among the Indian Emergency Residents from the SUNY Downstate EM Program in NY USA was the course director for EMPACT2015. She is a pioneer in Disaster Medicine and is the Professor of EM at SUNY Downstate, USA.
Dr. Christopher Doty is the Director of EM Residency Program at the University of Kentucky. He also in a part of the Leadership of the Council for Residency Directors of EM in USA (CORD). A well-known Simulation Education Experthe delivered the best lectures the country has ever witnessed in emergency medicine that too in the prestigious halls of AIIMS, New Delhi. Dr. Laurie Doty was the third US faculty for the EMPACT Course.
“Trauma and point of care Sonologylectures by Grand Master Dr. Sanjeev Bhoi were outstanding and was some of the most highly rated talks I have ever heard” opined a group residents from Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, The first MCI recognized EM-MD program of Kerala.
The country has lot to contribute to Academic Emergency Medicine” stressed Dr. Sanjeev Bhoi who had just returned after his visit to USA where he delivered the Emergency Ultrasound Course created taught by Indian Faculty at the University of South Florida in USA.
EMPACT2015 was additionally supported by esteemed National Faculty Dr. Aggarwal, Dr. Bhalla, Dr. Suri, Dr. Vohra, Dr. Kapoor, Dr. Singh, Dr. Kelkar, Dr. Saha and Dr. Batra.
The tightly packed knowledge Extravaganza EMPACT2015 concluded with certification of delegates and majority of the delegates joining FACEE and INUS- EM Conference 2015.
Some of the Testimonials from the attendee’s state:
“The academic initiatives of INDUSEM are commendable and extremely helpful for EM Residents across India” Dr. Irfan Khan from Uttar Pradesh.
“The program helped me to understand there is more to emergency medicine and that we have a lot to learn and practice. It alsohelped me to connect with national and international faculties and also my co-trainees across India. Thank you INDUSEM for this great academic feast” opined Dr. Viral Mehta, EM resident from Gujarat.
“The program not only taught us EM but also helped us to learn how to teach EM. The micro teaching skills of the faculty was amazing and I will adopt this in our residency training program too.” Dr. Vinay Pande, Additional Professor at the Emergency Residency Program, JIPMER Pondicherry.
“The academic residency programs in INDIA have a long way to go in order to enable generating stallions for quality emergency healthcare. Inculcating quality standards in faculty development and the same during residency training are the most important steps to foster a progressive emergency medicine environment for the future. This is recognized by the visionaries of Indian Healthcare i.e. INDUSEM” emphasized Dr. Sagar Galwankar, The CEO of INDUSEM in his tele-address to the EMPACT2015 Faculty and Attendees.
The INDUSEM mission is to envision and implement the future of Patient Care across the world. The partnership brings together Expert Educators, Inquisitive Innovators and Physicians supporting Safe Patient Care across India, United States and the World. INDUSEM is the Top International Partnership across the World and brings together Institutions, Individuals and Initiatives focused on improving patient care globally. Till date INDUSEM has reached over 50,000 Experts and its reach continues to grow daily. For more information, visit www.indusem.org
The Academic College of Emergency Experts was established by Leaders of INDUSEM to create a guild of expert clinicians who are have a mastery at providing safe patient care with high quality therapeutics based on latest evidence based medicine. The only Unique College in Asia ACEE only bestows affiliation after a rigorous coaching and testing process hereby maintaining its high standards of commitment to education and excellence. It surpasses the erstwhile ideology of existing academic colleges where affiliation is based on recommendation. The College offers its Fellowship in various areas of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Pediatrics. Toxicology, Emergency Nursing etc. For More Information. Visitwww.acee-india.org