Vidarbha Ophthalmic Society, in association with Ophthalmological Society, Nagpur, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society had organized a Mid-term Meet and Installation of New Team of office bearers 2019-20, on Sunday, from 9 am onwards, at Hotel Radisson Blu, Nagpur
Dr. Rajesh Joshi was installed as President while Dr. Shirish Thorat took over as Hon. Secretary, in the august presence of Padmashree Dr. Vikas Mahatme as Chief Guest Hon. while Dr. Mahesh Shanmugam, and President Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society, Dr. Gopal Arora, graced the occasion as Guests of honour.
Other Office Bearers that were installed are- Imm. Former President Dr. Pradeep Sune, Treasurer-Dr. Shamik Mokadam, Chairman Scientific Committee Dr. Prashant Bawankule. President Elect-Dr. Nitin Upadhye, Vice President-Dr. Ashish Thool Jt. Secretary Ajay Khandewale.
Executive members –Dr. Viral Shah, Dr. Gopal Arora, Dr. Abhijit Patil, Dr. Neha Deshpande from Nagpur, Dr. Prashant Laddha(Akola), Dr. Uday Beedkar(Yavatmal), Dr. Sandeep Mungantiwar(Chandrapur), Dr. Anand Zhunzhunwala (Khamgaon), Dr. Mona Sune(Wardha), Dr. Sameer Ambadkar(Amravati), Dr. Yogesh Jibhakate (Bhandara)
Supervisory Board –Dr. Prafull Mokadam, Dr. Satish Sule,Dr. Sulabha Deshpande, Dr. Satish Kothale, Dr. Deepak Nilawar, Dr. Vinod Adalkhyia, Dr. Shrikant Malpani
The installation was followed by Continuing Medical Education (CME) session on various important issues in Ophthalmology, such as Retina, Diabetes Retinopathy management, Tumors and Neonatal Retinal and debates on many controversial topics, etc.
President, VOS, Dr. Pradeep Sune, made an opening welcome speech and Secretary, Dr. Krishna, presented annual report Number of members of Ophthalmological Society, Nagpur, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society graced the occasion by their presence and took benefit of the updates by registering in large numbers. MMC had accredited the CME and granted Certificates of Creditpoints.
An industrial and trade exhibition was also lined up ath the venue displaying technological advancements. National faculties such as Dr Mahesh Shanmugam, Shashank Gupta, Bodhrah Dhawan, Unni Nair, Sourav Sinha, Bhushan Khare, Prashant Bawankule, Sulabha Deshpande, Vishal Agrawal, Anand Pangarkar, Prashnt Agnihotri and local faculties deliberated and guided on technical subjects with evidence based practices.
Secretary, Dr. Shirish Thorat proposed the vote of thanks. Total 210 delegates attended the meet. Many medical association’s members felicitated Dr. Joshi on his installation.