The Punjab Chapter of AMBI was started in April 2014 with the following Office bearers:
President: Dr KMDS Panag, Prof & Head Biochemistry, Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot.
Secretary: Dr Bharti Kwatra Uppal, Prof & Head Biochemistry, CMC Ludhiana.
Date: 5-6th April 2014
Venue: Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot
CME on “Emerging role of Biochemistry in Medical Diagnosis and Management” was organized on 5 & 6th April 2014 by GGS Medical College Faridkot, Punjab under the aegis of AMBI and Punjab Medical Council. The Organizing Chairperson for the CME was Dr. KMDS Panag , Prof & Head,Biochemistry and Organizing Secretary was Dr.Gitanjali,Associsate Professor . The function was presided over by Dr S.S.Gill- worthy Vice Chancellor BFUHS, Dr Jasbinder kaur -President AMBI, Dr Tejbir Singh -Director Research and Medical Education, Dr Baldev Singh Aulakh- member MCI and MLA –Mr. Deep Malhotra. Approximately 200 delegates from different medical colleges of North participated in the conference. Key note address was given by Dr Jasbinder kaur. Highlight of the conference were the workshops on Protein Electrophoresis with Immunotyping and Gel documentation .Eminent guest speakers delivered lectures on Emerging role of Biochemistry in Medical Diagnosis and Management. Scientific presentation in the form of Posters as well as oral presentations were also held. Punjab Chapter of AMBI was established.
2) MID-TERM CME “Endocrinology Update”
Date: 28th Sept 2014
Venue: GMC, Patiala.
The Department of Biochemistry, GMC Patiala organized one day CME “PCAMBICON-Mid term CME 2014”-Endocrinology Update on 28th Sept 2014. The Organizing Chairperson for the CME was Dr Gurdeep Kaur Bedi and Organizing Secretary was Dr Maninder Kaur. The proceedings of the CME included inauguration by Dr KD Singh, Principal GMC Patiala, followed by keynote address by Dr Jasbinder Kaur, President AMBI and launch of Website of Punjab Chapter AMBI. Scientific sessions on “Thyroid profile” and “Diabetes Mellitus” were conducted. Guest lectures on “Thyroid proile & pregnancy” was delivered by Dr Manjit Kaur Mohi Prof & Head Gynae & Obs, GMC Patiala, “Neonatal Hypothyroidism” by Dr Bharti K Uppal, Prof & Head Biochemistry, CMC Ludhiana “Non-thyroid illnesses” by Dr Kamaljit Singh Prof & Head Biochemistry, Gian Sagar Medical College Banur, “Recent advances in diagnosis of Type 2 DM” by Dr Sahiba Kukreja Assoc Prof Biochemistry, SGRD Amritsar and “Recent advances in management of Type 2 DM” by Dr Raghuvansh Sharma, Endocrinologist, Patiala.
There was a poster session followed by panel discussion on “Medical Education Vision 2015” moderated by Dr Gurdeep Kaur bedi.