What is IMSC 


The International Medical Students’ Conference was organized by Medforum and involved the participation of hundreds of foreign medical students from many different medical schools across China.
The objective of IMSC was to create a platform for a strong, global network of medical students, who as future medical practitioners, would explore and develop their academic knowledge, cultural appreciation and interpersonal skills.

The conference had the following aims.

Learning the basic principles of practice of  Medicine and Surgery.

Understanding the principles of managing basic neurological emergencies.

Understanding the importance of Clinical pharmacology in patient care.

Introduction of important techniques for the management of stress.

The conference was held at the Fantawild Banquet Hall, Fantawild Garden Hotel, Shenyang, on the Saturday, 15th, October, 2016.

 


SPEAKERS


Speakers included:

Dr. Sunny Wong, MD.  Dr Sunny obtained Doctor of Medicine from University of Toronto in 2002 after which he did his residency program in Family Medicine from the Department of Family Medicine, University of Calgary. He worked with Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket from 2011 to 2013 and currently with Global Doctors International Clinic, Shenyang, Liaoning, China as Family Physician.

Dr. Li Xuan, MD, PhD.  Dr Li Xuan  works at the Vascular and Thyroid Surgery Department. China Medical University affiliated No 1 Hospitals, she is a specialist in the surgical management of thyroid, parathyroid, and vascular surgery. She graduated from China Medical University in 2008, and worked as a visit scholar in Ben May Department for Cancer Research, the University of Chicago from 2012-2013. Now she is actively involved in clinical and basic science research of thyroid surgery and vascular surgery. She is a member of society of vascular surgery in Liaoning province.

Prof. Amanda Tang, MD, MS, PhD. Professor Amanda obtained her M.D. in 1993, and M.S. in Pathophysiology in 1996 at the Dalian Medical University. After two years of working as an attending physician at a teaching hospital, she went to the United States. In 2003, she received her Ph.D. in Pharmacology at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin. Following graduation, she pursued postdoctoral work in neuroscience at the Lexicon pharmaceutical company, then stayed on as a research scientist in the R&D sector. During 2006 and 2007, she passed the United States Medical Licensing Exams (USMLEs). In 2007, she was appointed as an assistant professor in basic medicine, teaching gross anatomy, neuroanatomy, physiology and Pharmacology at the Texas Chiropractic College in Houston. Since March 2010, she has joined China Medical University. Currently she is a full professor in Clinical Pharmacology at the School of Pharmacy, also an Associate Director of Teaching Affairs China Medical University.

Dr. Lang Xiao Ou, MD, PhD. Vascular Surgery Department (Head). Shenyang Central Hospital Affiliated to Shenyang Medical College.

Dr. Bright Eric Ohene. MD, PhD(Beijing Anzhen Hospital). Dr Bright Ohene obtained MBBS from Shenyang Medical College in 2012, he followed to do residency program in Cardiothoracic  Surgery from Dalian Medical University, he is now a PhD candidate in Minimal invasive Cardiac Surgery and Intervention Cardiology at Capital Medical University, Beijing.

Dr. Da Duke, MD. Department of Neurosurgery, Shenjing Hospital affiliated to China Medical University.

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Dr. Nicholas Comninellis, MD, MPH, DIM&PH.      Nicholas Comninellis is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Community & Family Medicine at theUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, and founder of the Institute for International Medicine – for whom he is a full-time volunteer. Dr. Comninellis worked for six years in the Kansas City public hospital system, before launching INMED in 2003. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, the Saint Louis University School of Public Health, and was a family medicine resident at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center/John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Comninellis also earned a diploma in tropical medicine from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. He is board certified in both public health and family medicine, and is author of INMED International Medicine & Public Health.

 


TOPICS


TOPIC 1.THE PATIENT ENCOUNTER: TAKING  A FOC– USED MEDICAL   HISTORY

By Dr. Sunny Wong, MD

TOPIC 2: MANAGEMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL EMERGENCIES

By Dr Da Duke, MD.         

TOPIC 3: CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY IN PATIENT CARE

By Prof. Amanda Tang, MD, MS, PhD 

TOPIC 4. STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS AND DOCTORS

Panel Discussion, ppt not available,

TOPIC  5. PRE & POST SURGICAL CARE; A CASE STUDIES ON THYROID DISEASE PATIENT

By Dr Li Xuan, MD, PhD   

 
6:  BASIC SURGICAL SKILL STATION (PRACTICAL SESSION)

Dr. Lang Xiao Ou, MD, PhD. &  Dr. Bright Eric Ohene. MD

 


       ORGINIZERS