An organization of doctors of Indian origin in the United States plans a theme of healing and rejuvenation for its annual conference

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The American Association of Indian Physicians (AAPI), a platform for over 80,000 Indian American physicians, will focus on the theme of ‘Heal The Healers: Rejuvenate And Rekindle Your Mind And Your Spirits’, during its annual convention to be held between June 23 and 26, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas.
As is known, American Indian doctors have been on the front line in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic for the past two years. “We are planning a historic convention in San Antonio to celebrate 40 years of AAPI which coincides with 75 years of Indian independence, with educational sessions and other programs,” Dr. Anupama Gotimukula announced. , pediatric anesthesiologist in San Antonio and president of the AAPI. weekend.
“Our member physicians have worked very hard during the Covid 19 pandemic and the 2022 convention is the perfect time to heal healers with a particular focus on well-being,” said Wound Physician Dr Jayesh Shah. in San Antonio, who is a past AAPI president and chair of the convention’s organizing committee.
“It is with great pleasure that I, along with the San Antonio 2022 Convention team, welcome you to the 40th Annual AAPI Convention in San Antonio, the 8th largest city in the United States. This will be the 4th convention in Texas,” said Dr. Shah.
The four-day event will be filled with programs and activities that address body, mind and soul. The convention will be a unique experience for everyone, he added. Honoring India during 75 years of Indian Independence celebrations is also part of the convention, co-sponsored by the Embassy of India and the Consulate General of India (CGI) in Houston.
Some of the major convention events include wellness workshops and hands-on sessions, continuing medical education (CME) sessions, a women’s forum, and a CEO forum. “The Saturday [at the convention] with the celebration of International Yoga Day, imagine hundreds of people doing yoga all around the Riverwalk,” said convention advisor Dr. Rajam Ramamurthy.
AAPI delegates will have a multidisciplinary CME conference that allows primary care specialists and physicians to interact in an academic forum. World-renowned speakers will discuss gaps between current and best practices on a variety of topics during these sessions, according to the announcement.
“The most unique part of the convention is our yoga-based wellness package, carefully created with world-renowned speakers. The experience can transform and inspire you,” said Dr. Hetal Nayak, Co-Chair of In addition to colorful entertainment, exquisite and authentic Indian cuisine, yoga gurus and renowned experts including Paramguru Sharatha Jois, Sadhvi Bhagawati, Saraswati Eddie Stern, Dr. Sat Bir Khalsa, Dr. Dilip Sarkar, Dr. Pankaj Vij and Dr. Param Dedhia, will share their wisdom and lead the wellness sessions.
“Our speakers are some of the best names in wellness and yoga. And don’t miss the world-renowned yoga workshop by Yog Guru Sharath Jois,” said congress co-chair Dr. Kiran Cheruku.
For the first time ever, AAPI plans to hold an in-person plenary session on the India-US partnership in healthcare with Indian Minister of Health Mansukh Mandaviya at the June 25 convention. .
“Physicians and health professionals from across the country and around the world will come together and participate in the scientific exchange of medical advances, to develop health policy agendas and encourage legislative priorities during the year to come,” Dr Gotimukula said.
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