IMI North American Conference

MEHDI 2021: Medicine, Equity in Health, Diversity and Inclusion

IMI North American Conference
MEHDI 2021: Medicine, Equity in Health, Diversity and Inclusion
Atlanta Evergreen Marriott Conference and Resort, Atlanta, GA
29th - 31st October, 2021
 
  Friday 29th October: Stone Mountain Ballroom (Optional/Free Entry)
4:30pm-5:00pm Opening Ceremony and Announcements
5:00pm-7:00pm PLENARIES
  Artificial Intelligence: Applications Sarwat Husain MD 25 minutes
  Artificial Intelligence: The science Ali Adibi PhD 25 minutes
  Clinical Informatics: The New Normal of Medicine Mustafa Husain MD 25 minutes
  Keynote Address: Covid-19 Vaccines Rafi Ahmed PhD 25 minutes
7:00pm-10:00pm DINNER PROGRAM; Appreciation Night/ Mushaira: Manzar Bhopali and Azra Naqvi
   
  Saturday 30th October: Evergreen Ballroom (Salon D)
  Opening Ceremony and Announcements
8:30am - 9:00am Keynote Address: Covid-19: Where we are now and where we are headed Dr Rochelle Walensky MD;MPH CDC Director
   
  Saturday 30th October: Evergreen Ballroom (Salons E and F)
  Highlights of the day: Warda Batool
   
9:00 - 9:30am WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
  Tilawat Sakina Ali 2 minutes
  ATL Women Wing (WW) Panel: Tehmina Zaidi, Tahira Chouhan, Navida Zaidi, Zeba Reza, Abida Momin, Talat Taqvi and Shahida Nawab
  Welcome Dr. Anees Quyyumi 5 minutes
  Inauguration of Atlanta Women's Wing by Women's Wing Global President Dr. Huma Naqvi 10 minutes
  Women's Wing Introductory Video 5 minutes
   
9:30 - 10:30am MENTAL HEALTH SEGMENT
  Moderators: Iram Rizvi and Zoha Rizvi
  ATL Women WinChairs: Dr. Farheen Faheem, Mrs. Ghazala Husain Rizvi and Mrs. Shaista Haider
  Overview of Mental Health issues in Muslim Community Dr. Roohi Abubakar 20 minutes
  Counseling for common Mental Health issues Dr. Najam Mahmood 20 minutes
  Q/A 10 minutes
  Refreshing Stretches Mariam Ali
10:30 - 11:30am KEYNOTE SPEAKER SESSION
  Moderator: Fouzia Razavi
  Chairs: Alimah Khanum Tahira Abidi, Mrs. Malika Jafri and Mrs. Amera Haider
  The right to rest; Claiming women wellbeing Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala 45 minutes
  Q/A 10 minutes
   
11:45 - 1:30pm LUNCH AND SALAAH
  Evergreen Ballroom (Salon D)
  Keynote Address: The future of cancer treatment: Early detection and prevention Dr. Azra Raza
  Address: U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson
   
  Evergreen Ballroom (Salons E and F)
1:30 - 2:30pm HEALTH AND WELLNESS TALKS
  Moderators: Masooma Rae, Suneeta Ali and Saadia Kaheery
  Chairs: Mrs. Uzma Rizvi and Mrs. Zehra Jaffer
  Age Appropriate Cancer Screening for Women Dr. Amina Naqvi 15 minutes
  Uro/Gyn Incontinence/Recurrent UTIs Dr. Nazia Bandukwala 15 minutes
  Heart disease in Women Dr. Puja Mehta 15 minutes
  Q/A 10 minutes
   
2:30 - 3:30pm PHYSICAL FITNESS AND NUTRITION SEGMENT
  Moderators: Sanya Jaffer and Khadeeja Shabbir
  Chairs: Mrs. Shahida Shaffi, Mrs. Qurat Rizvi and Dr. Huma Naqvi
  Nutrition Farwa Ali Sheikh 15 minutes
  Cooking Video Sarah Ali 10 minutes
  Physical Fitness Mariam Ali 15 minutes
  Islamic Meditation/'Dhikr' Aneesha Zainab Manji 10 minutes
  Q/A 10 minutes
  Closing: Kiran Ejaz
3:45 - 5:00pm MEDICAL ETHICS
  End of life issues: Role of hospital chaplaincy
  Spiritual health and mindfulness
  Shabih Zaidi MD and Akbar Mithani MD; IMI Chaplaincy: Ali Sameer; David Coolidge; Jawad Bayat; Safi Haider;
  IMI GENERAL BODY MEETING
  GALA DINNER/Live Auction
   
  Sunday 31st October Evergreen Ballroom (Optional/Free Entry)
  Opening and Announcements
8:30 - 9:30am PLENARIES
  The Future of Precision Healthcare: From Adoption to Affordability Dr. Naweed Syed PhD 25 minutes
  Precision medicine and cardiovascular diseasesDr. Arshed A. Quyyumi 20 minutestd>
9:30 - 11:30am Scientific Program
11:30 - 12:30am Neurophysiology of Mountaineering: A Tribute to Ali Sadpara, a True Legend, Qasim Kazmi MD
12:30pm CLOSING CEREMONY