IMI's 9th International Conference

TAQI—Translation, Application, and Quality In medicine

Friday, July 22, 2016
  Track 1: General Track 2: Scientific Sessions Track 3: Young Leaders’ Sessions
3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Registration
4:00 pm – 6:30 pm General Body Meeting
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Opening Session & Dinner
8:30 pm– 9:00 pm Prayer Break
9:00 pm – 10:30 pm General Body Meeting


Saturday, July 23, 2016
  Track 1: General Track 2: Scientific Sessions Track 3: Young Leaders’ Sessions
8:00 am – 10 :00 pm Registration
7.30 – 8.15 am Breakfast
8.15 – 8.30 am Setting Expectations: Overview of the day
8.30 – 9.00 Morning Plenary 
9:00 am – 9.30 am Morning Plenary: Nuts and Bolts of the Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of Major Depressive Disorder
Mustafa Husain
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM Workshop: Mindfulness Based Stress Relief
Sakina Raj
Hepatitus C Updates
Yawar Nensey
Recent Updates in Diabetes: Mohmmad Kumail Ali YL Workshop 1: Keeping Your Audience Engaged: Presentation Skills Facilitator: Zehra Naqvi YL Workshop 2: Advocacy Strategies
Facilitator: Laila Abdelaziz
10:00 – 10:25 am Imaging of the Cystic Disease of the Pancreas
Sarwat Husain
Management of diabetes in the primary care setting with emphasis on preventing complications
Sohail Ali
10:25 AM – 10:30 AM Volume to Value: How Radiologists can help Hospitals succeed in the Paradigm Shift
Syed FurqanZaidi
10:30 AM – 10:50 AM New drugs and technology in the management of diabetes
Shahed Quyyumi
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM New Frontiers in the Management of Osteoarthritis Mansour Alvi
11:00 AM – 11:20 am Endocrine Case presentations
M Ishaq Arastu
YL Break-out 1: Meet the Mentors: Health Fields

Dentistry:  Laila Rizvi (Ireland)
Nursing: Nafees Husain
Pharmacy: Sohel Sachak
Psychiatry: Ulrich
Vieux, Jr (USA)
Urology: Qasim Jaffry(Ireland)
Vascular Surgery: Takki Momin (USA)

YL Break-out 2: Meet the Mentors: Non-Health Fields
Minaz Sherazee (Business)

Jamil Rizvi (Aeronautical Engineering)

Sarah Naqvi (IT)

11:20 am – 11:30 am Understanding the new Pap Guidelines
Fatima Naqvi
11:30 AM – 11: 45 AM Q&A and Break
11:45 pm – 12:10 pm Lifestyle Changes after Menopause and their positive effects on health
Sakina Raj
Congestive Heart Failure – An Update
Ali Raza Moosvi
Interstitial Cystitis/overactive bladder or urinary incontinence in elderly
Aftab Husain
12:10 pm – 12:35 pm Social Pediatrics
Dr. Habiba
Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: A Dangerous Combination
Mohammad Shenasa
CT Urography
Zafar Jafri
12:35 pm – 1:00 pm The role of geological information in human health and environment
Mollai Habib
Novel Anticoagulants & Reversal/Stroke Prevention in Atriail Fibrillation
Syed Mohsin Jafri
Management of Spasticity from Stroke and/or Post stroke recovery rehab.
Iqbal Jafri
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Prayer Break
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Lunch
2:30 pm –2:55 pm Low Back Pain
Huma Naqvi
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: Where We Are Today
Ali Zaidi
YL Workshop Option 3: Time Management  Facilitator: Zehra Naqvi YL Workshop Option 4: Resolving Conflict
Facilitator: TBA
2:55 pm –3:20 pm Midlife Knee Crisis
Yasir Haider
Updates in Peripheral Arterial Disease
3:20 PM – 3:45 PM Women's Cardiovascular Health
Farheen Shirazi
Minimally Invasive Techniques for the Treatment of Vascular Disease
Takki Momin
3:45pm –4:15 pm Colon Cancer: Screening Saves Lives
Nadeem Husain
Is Cardiac Surgery Becoming Obsolete
Baqir Al Tai
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Break
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Pharmacological and non Pharmacological approach to treat patients with Chronic Pain
Iqbal Jafri
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care:
Translation, Application, and Quality in 2016
Maziar Zafari
Application Guidance: (breakouts in separate rooms)
Undergraduate programs

Graduate programs/
Professional schools

Residency matching
Fatima Naqvi
Shahzad Raza
Mahadi Baig
Research: The ultimate how-to session
Nausheen Abbas
Sarfaraz Hasni
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm COPD Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
Iftekhar Bader
Challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of rare and commonly missed cases “Systemic AL Amlyloidosis"ShehzadRaza
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Childhood Development on longterm success
Batool Ladak
Recent Advances in Urology
Qasim Jaffry
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Freedom of Choice, Freedome of Time
Gulamehdi Sumar
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Break
7:30 pm – 10:30 PM

IMI Banquet Dinner

Keynote Address: Politics, Media and the Rise of Misinformation:

Mehdi Hasan (Al Jazeera) discusses the challenge of Islamophobia


Sunday July 24, 2016
  Track 1: General Track 2: Scientific Sessions Track 3: Young Leaders’ Sessions
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Registration
7:30 – 8:00 AM Breakfast  
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Meet the Mentors: Networking Breakfast
Join mentors from ‘Meet the Mentors’ panels on Saturday and additional professionals to engage directly. Approximately 35 mentors from a variety of professional backgrounds will be present.
8:30 – 9:00 AM Plenary 2: Fetal Origins of Adult Cardiovascular Disease – Why Asian Immigrants to the US and UK are at risk
Naweed Husain
9.00 – 9.30 am Plenary 3: Quality Improvement in Healthcare
Hasan Shabbir
9:30 AM – 9:40 AM Break Showcasing Young Leaders: Meet your Peers
(Submit your abstracts & bios to showcase your achievements or nominate a peer today!)
9.40 -10.10 am 10 patients I almost killed but God saved them: Case Studies from the ER
Azmat Husain
Overview of childhood Leukemias
Ahmed Naqvi
10.10 – 10:35 am Advances in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Management
Farah Quyyumi
Update in Non Hodgkins Lymphoma

Nehal Masood

10:35 am – 11:00 am Controversies in Assisted Reproduction
M Haider
Multi Drug Resistance Dilemma
Farook Bandali
11:00 am – 11:30am Defining death: controversies in brain stem death in medical ethics
Yadullah Syed
Update in Kidney Disease & Hypertension 2016
Saatiah Jaffry
11:30 AM – 11:40 AM Break
11:40 AM – 12:10 pm IMI Research Symposium: Poster Session
(Submit your abstracts by June 25!)
Confronting Islamophobia in Professional & Academic Life
Zainab Ali Khan
Sheykh F Jaffer
Laila Abdelaziz
12:55 pm – 1:00 pm
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Prayer Break
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Closing Luncheon
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm       Informal YL Networking with peers