Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre in Pune is hosting the 19th edition of EMINDIA 2023, an annual mega-conference focused on development, innovations, and outlook in the field of emergency medicine. The academic conclave, which took place from August 26th to 27th, 2023, was inaugurated by Dr. P.D. Patil, Chancellor of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be university), Pimpri, Pune, and Dr. Yashraj Patil, Trustee and Treasurer of the university. The event aimed to create awareness about the need to strengthen the emergency medicine sector in India and deliberate on innovative healthcare solutions and processes backed by technology.
Dr. Bhagyashree P. Patil, Pro-Chancellor of Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be university), Pimpri, Pune, expressed his pride in hosting one of the biggest Emergency Medicine conferences of the world. He emphasized the importance of the growth of emergency medicine in healthcare for the overall well-being of citizens and the need to address the demand gap in the emergency medicine space.
Dr. Kalpana Kelkar, Professor & HOD of Critical Care Medicine at DPU Private Super Specialty Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, praised the 20-year-long efforts of ACEE and INDUSEM to establish emergency medicine departments and introduce post-graduate courses focused on the subject. Dr. Sagar Galwankar, CEO of INDUSEM, emphasized the importance of the 19th annual conference in bringing together experts of emergency medicine to deliberate, discuss, and exchange knowledge, creating an ecosystem of learning, development, and innovations that will shape the future of emergency medicine infrastructure in India.
Dr. Sanjeev Bhoi, Director of WHO Collaborating Center for Emergency & Trauma Care, South-East Asia Region, emphasized the need to address deficiencies in structured teaching of emergency medicine due to a lack of trained faculties. The conference aims to address these concerns and accelerate the pace of emergency medicine growth in India.