Chairperson’s Message

I feel very pleased and honoured to issue this invitation to all internal medicine and its subspecialties supporters... read more

Opening Ceremony

7th Feb. 2014, from 02:00 pm to 02:30 pm
By The Honorable Health Minister of Kuwait
Speakers from
Participant Acknowledgement
COMMITTEE
Organizing Committee
  • Dr. Moudi H. Al Mutairi
    Conference Chairperson
    Chairperson of Internal Medicine Department
    Consultant Internist
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Dr. Abdel-Raouf Al Shayeb
    Head of Medical Unit
    Consultant Internist, Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Ali Al Muhaini
    Internist and Hematologist
    Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Dr. Mohammad Al Mousawi
    Internist - Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Ali K. Al Qattan
    Internist, Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Dr. Mohammad A. Al Oun
    Conference Academic Director
    Internist, Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Contact : mohammad.aloun@mail.mcgill.ca
Social Committee
  • Dr. Salem Al Salem
    Internist - Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Dr. Alia Ibraheem
    Internist and Respiratory fellow
    Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Dr. Eman Ibrahim
    Internist – Division of Internal Medicine
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Abdulrahman Al Mahmeed
    Senior Resident of Internal Medicine
    Dr. Sanad Al Mutairi
    Resident of Internal Medicine
    Dr. Ali Al Qadhi
    Resident of Internal Medicine
Documentary Photomontage Creation Committee
  • Dr. Mohammad Malik
    Gastroenterologist
    MKH - Ministry of Health
    Dr. Ahmad Nabeel
    Resident of Internal Medicine
    MKH-Ministry of Health
TOPICS

 

 

Most Recent Updates and Reviews of Internal Medicine with Interactive Challenging Cases in:

  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory
  • Nephrology
  • Gastroenterology and Medical Education
  • Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Leadership and Medical Education
PROGRAM

Day-01 | Friday 7th, February-2014

  • Time
    Topic
    Presenter
    Presentation
  • Cardiology | Chairpersons : Dr. Mohammad Al Mutairi, Dr. Rashed Al Hamdan
  • 12:30pm - 02:00pm
     
    Pre-Opening Lunch and Registration
     
     
  • 2:00pm - 02:30pm
     
    Opening Ceremony
     
     
  • 02:30pm - 02:50pm
     
    Acute Decompensated Heart Failure in Hospitalized Patients
    Dr. Michael Givertz | Harvard Medical School
  • 02:55pm - 03:15pm
     
    Updates on Acute Coronary Syndrome Management
    Prof. Mohammad Zubaid | Kuwait University
  • 03:20pm - 03:40pm
     
    Managing Atrial Fibrillation on Daily Practice
    Dr. Ali Al Sayegh | Chest Disease Hospital
  • 03:45pm - 04:05pm
     
    Cardiology: Challenging Cases
    Dr. Michael Givertz | Harvard Medical school
  • 04:10pm - 04:20pm
    Discussion Panel
    All
     
  • 04:20pm - 04:40pm
    Coffee Break
     
     
  • Respiratory | Chairpersons : Dr. Abdulla Al Mutairi , Dr. Majeda Al Saleh
  • 04:40pm - 05:00pm
     
    Acute Asthma Updates
    Dr. Robert Vassallo, Mayo Clinic
  • 05:05pm - 05:25pm
     
    Management of Chronic Obstructive Airway Disease in Hospitalized Patients
    Prof. Nasser Behbehani | Kuwait University
  • 05:30pm - 05:50pm
     
    Novel Treatments in Pulmonary Hypertension
    Dr. Robert Vassallo, Mayo Clinic
  • 05:50pm - 06:10pm
     
    Respiratory : Challenging Cases
    Dr. Robert Vassallo, Mayo Clinic
  • 06:15pm - 06:25pm
    Discussion Panel
    All
     
  • 06:25pm - 06:45pm
    Coffee Break
     
     
  • Nephrology | Chairpersons : Dr. Mohammed Qurtom, Dr. Narayanan Nampoory
  • 06:45pm - 07:05pm
     
    Novel Diagnostics and Treatments of Acute Kidney Injury
    Dr. Paul Scheel | Johns Hopkins University
  • 07:10pm - 07:30pm
     
    Prevention & Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease Early Diagnosis and Aggressive Treatment
    Dr. Bassam Al Helal | Al Adan Hospital
  • 07:35pm - 07:55pm
     
    Hypertension and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Dr. Paul Scheel | Johns Hopkins University
  • 07:55pm - 08:15pm
     
    Nephrology: Challenging Cases
    Dr. Paul Scheel | Johns Hopkins University
  • 08:20pm - 08:30pm
    Discussion Panel
    All
     

Day-02 | Saturday 8th, February-2014

  • Time
    Topic
    Presenter
    Presentation
  • Gastroenterology | Chairpersons : Dr. Medhat Mukhtar, Dr. Jaber Al Ali
  • 09:00am - 09:20am
     
    Approach to Acute Decompensated Liver Failure in Hospitalized Patients
    Dr. Bader Al Enezi | Al Jahrah Hospital
  • 09:25am - 09:45am
     
    Positioning Our Recent & Future Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Therapies
    Dr. Ahmad Al Fadli | Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital
  • 09:50am - 10:10am
     
    Current Status and Benefits of Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
    Prof. Fuad Al Ali | Kuwait University
  • 10:15am - 10:35am
     
    Gastroenterology: Challenging Cases
    Prof. Sanjiv Chopra | Harvard Medical School
  • 10:40am - 10:50am
    Discussion Panel
    All
     
  • 10:50am - 11:10am
    Coffee Break
     
     
  • Neurology | Chairpersons : Dr. Osama Al Baker, Dr. Jasem Al Hashel
  • 11:10am - 11:30am
     
    Acute Stroke: New Treatments Concepts
    Dr. Richard Leigh | Johns Hopkins University
  • 11:35am - 11:55am
     
    Current & Emerging Treatment Options for Multiple Sclerosis : Personalized Medicine Strategies
    Prof Suhail Al Shamari | Kuwait University
  • 12:00pm - 12:20pm
     
    Young Stroke Survivors
    Dr. Richard Leigh | Johns Hopkins University
  • 12:20pm - 12:40pm
     
    Neurology : Challenging Cases
    Dr. Richard Leigh | Johns Hopkins University
  • 12:45pm - 12:55pm
    Discussion Panel
    All
     
  • Medical Education | Chairpersons : Dr. Ibtihal Al Jamaán, Dr. Abdulmohsen Al Shameri
  • 01:00pm - 01:20pm
     
    Leadership #1
    Prof. Sanjiv Chopra | Harvard Medical School
  • 01:20pm - 01:40pm
     
    Leadership #2
    Prof. Sanjiv Chopra | Harvard Medical School
  • 01:40pm - 02:40pm
    Lunch Break
     
     
  • Rheumatology | Chairpersons : Prof. Dia’a Shehab, Dr. Majed Zaki
  • 02:40pm - 03:00pm
     
    Diagnostic Tests, What’s New and What’s Useful?
    Prof. Henri André Ménard | McGill University
  • 03:00pm - 03:20pm
     
    New Therapies in Rheumatoid Arthritis State of The Art Future Perspectives
    Prof. Henri André Ménard | McGill University
  • 03:25pm - 03:45pm
     
    Lupus Review
    Prof. Khalid Al Jarallah | Kuwait University
  • 03:50pm - 04:10pm
     
    Rheumatology : Challenging Cases
    Prof. Henri André Ménard | McGill University
  • 04:15pm - 04:25pm
    Discussion Panel
    All
     
  • 04:25pm - 04:45pm
    Coffee Break
     
     
  • Endocrinology | Chairpersons : Prof. Nabila Abdella, Dr. Ibraheem Lasheen
  • 04:45pm - 05:05pm
     
    Implementing Diabetes Guidelines in Real World
    Dr. Martin Abrahamson | Harvard Medical School
  • 05:10pm - 05:30pm
     
    Aggressive Statins Therapy - Primary and Secondary Prevention
    Dr Walid Aldhahi | MKH, Kuwait
     
  • 05:35pm - 05:55pm
     
    Glycemic Control in Acutely ill Patients
    Dr. Martin Abrahamson | Harvard Medical School
  • 05:55pm - 06:15pm
     
    Endocrinology : Challenging Cases
    Dr. Martin Abrahamson | Harvard Medical School
  • 06:20pm - 06:30pm
    Discussion Panel
    All
     
REGISTRATION

 

 

 

Registration Closed

SPEAKERS
Guest Speakers
Local Speakers
  • Dr. Ali Al Sayegh
    Consultant Cardiologist
    Division of Electrophysiology, Chest Diseases Hospital
    Ministry of Health
    Dr. Walid Al Dhahi
    Consultant of Endocrinology and Diabetes
    Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
    Ministry of Health
EXHIBITION

VENUE

 

People who registered with conference can avail special discount on hotel rooms.
Contact : Yasser Abdulnabi - Sales Manager

Indulge your senses at our stunning beach hotel in Kuwait and relax at the tranquil Talise spa. Guests can take a dip in the open-air swimming pool then relax under the sun on Messilah beach. Inside the resort you'll find eight restaurants and stylish lounges serving a range of refreshments. Our Kuwait accommodation is the perfect place to relax in the evening and indulge in your favourite international dishes or sample some traditional Arabian cuisine.

The hotel features extensive conference and banqueting facilities, making it an ideal venue for an important business meeting or event. Our 316 rooms and suites, 80 serviced apartments and 12 villas are all fitted to a high standard to meet your expectations of comfort, style and convenience.

Families are more than welcome at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa, where you will find Sinbad's Kids' Clubs and play areas to keep the children entertained.

Located in the Messilah beach district on the south coast of Kuwait city.

 
HOTELS & VISAS

 

 

Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa - Kuwait Hotel and Resort
7th & 8th February, 2014 - Kuwait

  

Hotels within 20km. from the Venue

Below are the links to some of the best Hotels in Kuwait.
Kuwait Visa can be arranged by any of the below Hotels.

Just Select any Hotel of your choice, make the Online Reservation and send them the Filled Visa Application.

Conversion rate is approximately 1 KWD = $ 3.5

Visa Application can be downloaded from here

 

Budget Hotels in Kuwait can be booked from here »»

 

Below is the List of Countries ,Passport Holders of this Countries need not to apply for the Visa, they are entitled to get Visa on Arrival at Kuwait. However, it is advisable to send a photo of passport to the organizers to facilitate all required documents.

 

  • USA
  • UK
  • France
  • Italy
  • Canada
  • Australia
  • Germany
  • New Zealand
  • Japan
  • The Netherlands
  • Belgium
  • Luxembourg
  • Switzerland
  • Austria
  • Sweden
  • Sweden
  • Norway
  • Denmark
  • Portugal
  • Ireland
  • Greece
  • Finland
  • Spain
  • Monaco
  • The Vatican
  • Iceland
  • Andorra
  • San Marino
  • Liechtenstein
  • Brunei
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Hong Kong
  • South Korea
  • China
Presentations

To be updated after conference

Contact Us

 

 

Event Organizer

Postal Address : P.O Box 800, Dasman 15458, Kuwait.

Hotline : 1828000
Phone : +965 25753155
General Inquiry : info@mkh-medicine.com
Event Organizer : info@design-master.com
Conference Academic Director : mohammad.aloun@mail.mcgill.ca

Contact : Mr. Mustafa (Event Manager)
Dr. Mohammad Al-Oun (Conference Academic Director)

Chairperson’s Message

 

 

Dear Colleagues

I feel very pleased and honoured to issue this invitation to all internal medicine and its subspecialties supporters worldwide to attend the “THE 1ST KUWAIT-NORTH AMERICAN UPDATE IN INTERNAL MEDICINE”, The 4th Medical Scientific Conference of Mubarak Al-Kabeer Hospital in Kuwait City on the 7th -8th of February 2014.

This invitation is issued on behalf of Internal Medicine Department at Mubarak Al-kabeer Hospital. Indeed, our main purpose when issuing this invitation is to advocate the dissemination and promotion of an updated knowledge concerning Internal Medicine as well as providing recent evidence based review which can be implemented to ensure a state-of-the-art Internal Medicine practice. Nevertheless, encourage an open dialogue and a strong camaraderie feeling amid all the colleagues that will be in attendance from all latitudes.

Exceptionally this year conference is unique; we are definitely honoured to invite valued guest speakers from North America’s leader universities and medical schools who are respected pioneers in their fields in addition to our valuable local speakers and faculty.

We proudly designed this conference to cover almost all internal medicine specialties by assigning designated blocks of lectures for each. Also, challenging cases sessions using an interactive wireless audience response system which will allow you anonymously test your knowledge in different internal medicine areas and compare it with your colleagues.

Finally, by organizing this event, we keenly anticipate that we accomplish our objectives and hope that you will enjoy our conference and make the most of it by testing and updating your knowledge and ultimately implement it in your daily medical practice.

Sincerely;
Conference Chairperson
Dr. Moudi H. Almutairi
Chairperson of Internal Medicine Department
Consultant Internist
Mubarak Alkabeer Hospital
Ministry of Health