Medical / Health Education

Location: Salon 4

Session Co-Chairs: Steven D. Kamajian, DO, CMD, FACOFP, Jerry L. Manoukian,
MD, Ara Tekian, PhD, MHPE,

13:30 CME for Regional Hospital Anesthesiologists in Armenia
Gevorg Yaghjyan, MD, PhD
13:50 Continuing Medical Education/CME/ Program for Armenian Provincial Physicians-Seven Years
of Implementation
Hambardzum Simonyan, MD
14:10 Establishment of Minimally Invasive Vaginal and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery and
Urogynecology at Shengavit Medical Center
Bedros H. Kojian, MD, FACOG
14:20 Evaluation of American-Armenian Health Professionals’ Organization (AAHPO) and Fund for
Armenian Relief (FAR) Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program
Kim Hekimian, MD, PhD
14:30 The Beauty and the Beast of Our Healthcare Profession
Steven D. Kamajian, DO, CMD, FACOFP
14:50 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion
15:10 Coffee Break
15:25 Evaluation of Faculty Performance at the Yerevan State Medical University
Larisa Avetisyan, MD, PhD, DSc
15:35 Integration of Syrian-Armenian Health Providers Into Armenia’s Healthcare
Samvel Soghomonyan, MD
15:45 The Introduction of Geriatric Continuing Medical Education in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh
Natalie Abrahamian
15:55 Telemedicine in Armenia
Mkrtich N. Avagyan MD, PhD
16:05 Question and Answer Session / Panel Discussion