Young Physician's Coaching Symposium of APPNA: 2016


Welcome aboard!
Administrator, Founder
Full Name
Abdul Basit Saeed
Graduating Year


Saturday, August 6, 2016

Career Counseling for Physicians

Session with speakers and Q&A session (9 AM to 11 AM)
Advice on Electives, Observership, Residency & Research/Clinical Fellowships
and alternate career options for Medical Graduates
Welcome Speech & Appreciation Awards 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Moderators: Majid Aized, MD; Muhammad Taimoor Khan, MD; Umar Tariq, MD


Faisal Khosa, MD, MBA: "YPC & APPNA services"

Elizabeth Ingraham: "ECFMG Resources for Residency Applicants"

Aftab Ahmad, MD, MBA: " A review of NRMP 2016 Match and trends for IMGs"

Adnan Quereshi, MD: "The art and science of scientific manuscript writing"

Adil Haider, MD, MPH: "Six steps for success as a Residency Applicant"

Rizwan Naeem, MD: "Alternate Career Choices for ECFMG Certified Physicians"

Panel for Question and Answer Session (10:15 AM to 11 AM)

Faiz Y. Bhora, MD, FACS
Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Associate Program Director General Surgery, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai St. Lukes. Associate Professor of Thoracic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Aatif M Hussain, MD
Professor of Neurology, Duke University School of Medicine

Aftab Ahmad, MD, MBA, CPE, FACP, FACHE.
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Orange Park Medical Center, Florida

Wasique Mirza, MD, FACP
Associate Professor, The Commonwealth Medical College and Acting Program Director of Internal Medicine, Wright Center, Scranton, PA

Atif Zaheer, MD
Associate Professor of Radiology and Associate Program Director in Radiology, Johns Hopkins

Namirah Jamshed, MD
Associate Professor Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Elizabeth Ingraham
Assistant VP, Communications & Outreach, ECFMG

Session with visa, immigration and contracts experts (11 AM to 12 PM)
Moderators: Muhammad Taimoor Khan, MD and Umar Tariq, MD
Attorneys: Naveen Bhora; Marina Haddad; Asad Rizvi
Question and Answer Session

Oral Presentation and Poster presentation Session (12 PM to 2 PM)
Encourage and nurture talent by rewarding work of our students & young physicians.
Moderators: Majid Aized, MD and Muhammad Taimoor Khan, MD

Judges for Oral and Poster Presentation
Saba Waseem, MD, FACP
Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency, DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center

Sana Waheed MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Irbaz Riaz, MD
Irbaz Bin Riaz MD MM, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Associate Program Director,
University of Arizona.

Saad Usmani, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine & Chief of Plasma Cell Disorders,
Levine Cancer Institute/Carolinas Healthcare System

Javed Siddiqi, MD
Professor & Chair of Neurosurgery, Founding Program Director,
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, California

Awards for the Oral and Poster Presentations

Hosted by APPNA YPC Committee
Muhammad Taimoor Khan, MD; Umar Tariq, MD; Urooba Faheem, MD; Majid Toseef Aized, MD;
Namirah Jamshed, MD; Sana Waheed, MD; Amjad Sheikh, MD; Deeba Syed, MD;
Muzammal Habib, MD; Aftab Khan, MD; Muazzam Nasrullah, MD; Atif Zafar, MD; Saad Usmani, MD;
Faisal Latif, MD; Qamar Zaman, MD; Usman Khan, MD; Muhammad Amir, MD; Sajjad Savul, MD;
Shahzad Iqbal, MD; Rehan Khan, MD; Faisal Khosa, MD MBA