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NAAMA
      2022

RECONNECT

Advancing the Future of Healthcare Together

MAY 6 - 8

PALM SPRINGS, CA

The Team

CONVENTION LEADERSHIP

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Amir Shbeeb, MD

Los Angeles Chapter President

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Nora Khatib, MD

San Diego Chapter President

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Lena Hadaya, PharmD

Convention Chair

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Iman Hadaya, MD

Scientific Chair
 

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Scientific Committee

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Ahmad Alturjuman, MD

Co-Scientific Moderator

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Hassan Bencheqroun, MD

Co-Scientific Moderator

 
 

Agenda at a Glance

06

MAY

6:00 PM

Welcome Reception

–  Hors d'Oeuvres

06

MAY

7:30 PM

Outdoor Movie Night

–  Jumanji with Popcorn Station

07

MAY

6:45 AM

Scientific Convention

–  Breakfast & Lunch Included

07

MAY

6:00 PM

Gala Dinner

–  DJ & Dancing

08

MAY

9:30 AM

Mother's Day Brunch

–  String Trio

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The Venue

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

41000 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA

Enjoy a relaxing oasis with a backdrop of mountains and palm trees. This is a family-friendly resort, and we encourage you to bring your loved ones. 

A block of rooms has been reserved for our guests at a discounted rate. Please reference NAAMA when making your reservation. This is a first come, first serve offer.

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13

DAYS

SPEAKERS

150

ATTENDEES

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Scientific Schedule

LEARNING FROM THE EXPERTS

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Nahidh Hasaniya, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

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Hassan Bencheqroun, MD

Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Islam Abudayyeh, MD

Interventional Cardiology

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Ahmad Alturjuman, MD

Interventional Cardiology

BREAKFAST 6:45 - 7:15 am

7:15 - 7:55 am

 

Preventing Postoperative Mediastinal Adhesions in Congenital Heart Surgery

7:55 - 8:35 am

 

The New Normal Post-Covid: What does it look like and are you ready for it?

8:35 - 9:15 am

 

Trans-catheter Valve-in-valve Implants and Long-term Durability

9:15 - 9:55 am

 

Pitfalls & Clinical Use of Anti-platelet and Anti-thrombotic Agents in Cardiovascular Medicine

BREAK 9:55 - 10:10 am

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Tala Al-Rousan, MD, MPH

Family Medicine & Public Health

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Mark Hanna, MD

Colorectal Surgery

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Tarek Hassanein, MD

Gastroenterology & Hepatology

10:10 - 10:50 am

 

Refugee Health Research: Pitfalls and Opportunities

10:50 - 11:30 am

 

Updates in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer 2022

11:30 - 12:00 pm

 

New Concepts in Fatty Liver

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Omar Krad, MD

Ophthalmology

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Nora Khatib, MD

Ophthalmology

12:00 - 12:30 pm

 

The Latest Technology in Vision Correction Surgery

12:30 - 12:50 pm

 

Test Your Ophthalmology Knowledge: Fact or Fiction?

LUNCH 12:50 - 1:50 pm

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Alia Shbeeb, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Hanadi Oughli, MD

Psychiatry

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Raed Al-Naser, MD

Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Rami Bailony, MD

Internal Medicine

1:50 - 2:30 pm

COVID & Pregnancy

Covid & Pregnancy

2:30 - 3:10 pm

 

Post-COVID Neuropsychiatric Symptoms: Epidemiology and Clinical Presentation

3:10 - 3:50 pm

 

Post COVID-19 Long Term Pulmonary Complications

3:50 - 4:30 pm

 

General Updates in Obesity Medicine

 
 

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Accreditation and Designation

This activity is planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the National Arab American Medical Association (NAAMA). NAAMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NAAMA designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Attendees should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.