71st Annual Conference of The Association of Physicians of India

From the desk of Organising Secretaries

Dr. Mahesh Marda

Dr. K Shankar

Dr. Rakesh Sahay

Dear Friends,

Greetings from the Organizing Committee of APICON 2016!

It gives us immense pleasure to invite you and your family to the city of smiles, endearingly called the Pearl City - Hyderabad, for the 71st Annual Conference of The Association of Physicians of India “APICON 2016” organized by Hyderabad Chapter of API.

Requesting you to mark your calendar and join us in making this conference a grand success. We promise that you will be enjoying the culture and heritage of Hyderabad while enriching your knowledge. Hyderabadhas transformed into one of India's prime economic regions. Boasting of a cyber city and state-of-the art, medical facilities, it is home to several of the world's largest corporations, a huge film city and even a dedicated 'edu'city.

Hyderabad has seen centuries of great prosperity and innovation. This 420-year old city is now India’s second largest metropolis, and has appealing fusion of the old-world charm and the effervescence of modern enterprise.The magnificent palaces and forts still stand tall, inviting you to experience the glorious history of the past. The royal legacy of the city of Hyderabad waits to embrace you with its warm hospitality and myriad attractions.

The theme of the conference “Translating Evidence to Practice-Indian Perspective” will be to use scientific knowledge, studies and guidelines for helping physicians to translate this evidence base into good clinical practices for better patient care. The Chairman Scientific Committee Dr. Gurpreet S Wander and Dean Elect Dr. KK Pareek are putting all efforts to make the scientific program very interesting and interactive.

One of the attractions at the conference will be Hyderabadi delight stalls in the conference - a wide range of special cuisines like Hyderabadi Biryani, Kababs, Karachi & Osmania Biscuits, Irani Chai and many more.

We are eagerly waiting to welcome you and your family to this grand conference and look forward to every opportunity to make your participation an enjoyable and comfortable one.