Important announcement: New Conference Dates: 12-15 January 2023 New Venue: Serena & Marriot Hotel, Islamabad --- Complimentary Ortho Con registration for senior POA members (60 years and above age)

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Day 2 Plenary Talks

Prof Muhammad Umar (Sitara-i-Imtiaz)

Vice Chancellor, Rawalpindi Medical University

Professor Muhammad Umar (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) currently working as Vice Chancellor Rawalpindi Medical University since May 2017. Principal RMC 2013-17.Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Holy Family Hospital, Benazir Bhutto Hospital, District Headquarter Hospital, Project Director Rawalpindi Institute of Urology (RIU), Ex-Executive Director Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology (RIC), CEO Nursing College, HFH, CEO Allied Health Sciences RMU, Rawalpindi from 2013. Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology 2004.Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan, Fellow of American College of Gastroenterology. Fellow of Royal College of Physicians London, Fellow of Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow and Fellow of American Gastroenterology Association.Awarded “Sitara-e-Imtiaz” for educational and patient care services 2015.Recommended for “Taghma e mtiaz” by Punjab Government for COVID patient care 2020.Sarwar Jahan Zuberi Research Award for Hepatology 2008. Appreciation from PM Pakistan Mr. Yousaf Raza Gillani for establishment of Liver Centre 2012. Appreciation from CM KPK for Renovation of DHQ Hospital Nowshera 2010. Appreciation from Speaker Punjab Assembly for COVID Patient Services 2021. Best Teacher and Professional Services Award from HEC and PMDC 2012. President of Pakistan awarded President Gold Medal 1981, College Crest in 1979 for securing Distinctions and Position in MBBS. Best Services Governor Award by American College of Gastroenterology USA 2015, Letter of Appreciation by World Endoscopy Organization (OMED) in Gastro 2009 London. Certificate of Appreciation APASL Istanbul Turkey 2009.Under his leadership, RMU ranked as 1st Best medical university of Pakistan by Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings in year 2021 and 2022 consecutively. Within a short span of 03 years, RMU undergraduate merit for MBBS admission rose from 6th to 2nd best among all Universities in Punjab in 2022 and as the 1st best in AJK. New undergraduate Integrated Modular Curriculum as per WFME and ECFMG standards designed and implemented in RMU. Designed University Postgraduate residency program (As per ACGME standards-USA). Started faculty development program as per WFME standards and adopted performance based model for faculty. RMU is the first public sector university to start these programs in Pakistan.Introduced new model of Research in RMU for undergraduate, postgraduate, and faculty. Designed undergraduate and postgraduate research curriculum, established ORIC for development of research in RMU and establishment of Simulation (Skill lab). Established 12 New Departments and Specialties in RMC & Allied Hospitals. Started collaboration of Distant Learning Network with University of York UK, Harvard University USA, University of Cornell USA and University of Minnesota USA.Solarization of whole University campus, Water conservative program and MOU with NECI for Green RMU. Started RMU Clean and Green Initiative and planted hundreds of trees in RMU & hospitals. Became the 1st medical university to start journal of climate and health. RMU started 06 medical journals, one for Climate change & Health and planning to develop International journal with Impact factor.

The Congress will be held from 17th-20th November, 2022 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad and theme of conference is “Innovations-shaping the future of Orthopedic surgery”. This will highlight the most advanced strategies in common orthopaedic conditions through the advanced techniques and expect to meet thought leaders, renowned Orthopaedic surgeons, government pioneers, academia, researchers and technology providers who will be sharing their knowledge in the format of presentations, discussions, workshops providing a unique educational programme and a great opportunity to review the latest developments in the Orthopaedic field.
We expect participation of more than 1500 Orthopaedic surgeons from all over the country with a large number of esteemed foreign faculty delivering keynote/ State of art lectures.
The congress will be supported by multiple renowned regional and international associations and media partners.
The Scientific Programme has been prepared with a variety of innovative and educational topics which will cater to both junior and senior Orthopaedic surgeons as well as Allied health professionals.
We will also organize Pre-Orthocon workshops covering all Orthopaedic Sub-specialities which will attract the hands-on participation of junior Consultants and Post graduate trainees from all over the country.
I hope you will join us for a great conference and had a wonderful time to enjoy and explore the beautiful capital of Pakistan.

With best regards,

Prof Dr Riaz Ahmed
Chairman
35th International Pak Orthocon, 2022

Dr. Mustafa Javed Bhalli

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK: New Year, A New Friendship

Dr Mustafa is a leading Orthopaedic surgeon in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. He is conducting very specialist procedures not routinely done in Pakistan. These include arthroscopy (key-hole surgery) of the knee, shoulder, ankle and hip.

He is an internationally accredited surgeon with FRCS degree in Trauma and Orthopaedics from the Royal College of Surgeons in the United Kingdom and obtaining a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) from the prestigious Yorkshire Orthopaedic Rotation Program . Following that he has been on a full time Orthopaedic Consultant Post in the National Health Service (NHS) United Kingdom. This constitutes to 16 years of overseas experience in the United Kingdom the United States and Europe. Apart from his academic qualifications, he is also a Health Executive MBAgraduate from the Keele University in the United Kingdom. He has been a rnember of various societies including the British Orthopaedic Association, and British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

The Congress will be held from 17th-20th November, 2022 at Serena Hotel, Islamabad and theme of conference is “Innovations-shaping the future of Orthopedic surgery”. This will highlight the most advanced strategies in common orthopaedic conditions through the advanced techniques and expect to meet thought leaders, renowned Orthopaedic surgeons, government pioneers, academia, researchers and technology providers who will be sharing their knowledge in the format of presentations, discussions, workshops providing a unique educational programme and a great opportunity to review the latest developments in the Orthopaedic field.
We expect participation of more than 1500 Orthopaedic surgeons from all over the country with a large number of esteemed foreign faculty delivering keynote/ State of art lectures.
The congress will be supported by multiple renowned regional and international associations and media partners.
The Scientific Programme has been prepared with a variety of innovative and educational topics which will cater to both junior and senior Orthopaedic surgeons as well as Allied health professionals.
We will also organize Pre-Orthocon workshops covering all Orthopaedic Sub-specialities which will attract the hands-on participation of junior Consultants and Post graduate trainees from all over the country.
I hope you will join us for a great conference and had a wonderful time to enjoy and explore the beautiful capital of Pakistan.

With best regards,

Prof Dr Riaz Ahmed
Chairman
35th International Pak Orthocon, 2022

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