Medical conferences and meets are eagerly awaited by all medical professionals. It is the most effective and reliable way to catch up with latest inventions and breakthrough in different fields of medicine. An attendee gets a chance to talk personally with the leading practitioners of that field. Apart from this, the inspiration one draws from listening to the leading experts of a particular field is the real icing on the cake. Such conferences allow medical professionals caught up in an otherwise hectic schedule to upgrade their knowledge at a more leisurely pace.

Here is a low down on what medical events 2015 has in the awnings to look forward to:

American College Of Cardiology – 64th Annual Scientific Session and Expo.

Date: March 24 – 28, 2015.

Location: San Diego, California.

In this innovative conference, organisers are focusing on interactive and innovative learning. Hence, there will be fewer lectures and more practical training with the latest equipment and techniques from the cardiology world on display. This will enable the attendees to get a practical grip of the various cutting edge tools crafted by engineers to assist doctors.

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Date: March 14-16, 2015.

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), was founded in 1933, with the intention of giving quality education to orthopaedic surgeons as well as other medical professionals. Their annual conference offers medical professionals a chance to meet the leading researchers and to gain quality knowledge about latest developments in orthopaedics. The magnitude of this annual conference is such that it boasts of an attendance of over 31,000 medical professionals from different parts of the world. The AAOS not only organises this prestigious annual event, but also conducts continued medical education (CME) programmes around USA and at the orthopaedic learning centre.

Federation Of International Medical Equipment Suppliers (FIME).

Date: Aug 5-7, 2015.

Location: Miami, Florida.

The FIME is a huge medical equipment exposition attended by over 57,000 attendees. Variety of instruments for e.g. – blood pressure equipment, cardiology equipment, disposable medical products and allergy products are displayed and there is something for just about everyone. This event also attracts various organisations like suppliers to hospitals, laboratory suppliers, surgical suppliers etc. This event focuses on 7 points, namely cost saving measures, equipment maintenance, sales of equipment, clinical technology, medical devices and the future of medical technology.

Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting

Date: Oct 17-21, 2015.

Location: Chicago, Illinois.

This organisation, the largest of its kind in the world, was founded in 1969, with the aim of furthering the understanding of the brain and nervous system. It has 40,000 members in 90 different countries. The aim of this 45th annual conference will be to promote greater collaboration among colleagues and explore newer tools for understanding the human brain and nervous system.

Radiology Society of North America. 100th Scientific Assembly And Annual Meeting.

Date: Nov 25-30, 2015.

Location: Chicago, IL.

The Radiology Society of North America (RSNA) is an international society which boasts of a 53,000 members database from 140 different countries. These members are from the field of radiology, medical physicians and other medical professionals. Their annual conference is attended by over 55,000 medical professionals from different parts of the world. The RSNA is involved in publishing 2 reputed journals namely Radiology and Radiographics. RSNA provides education credits to maintain certifications awarded which surpass 1 million since 2000.

Contributed by Dr. Rachita Narsaria


Medisave-28th Oct 2014