SYMHEALTH 2018 – National Conference on Interdisciplinary Approach to Healthcare on 3rd, 4th & 5th May 2018 at Pune

In continuum of its annual initiatives, the Faculty of Health and Biological Sciences (FoHBS), Symbiosis International (Deemed University) has organized SYMHEALTH 2018 at SIU Lavale, Pune on 3rd, 4th & 5th May 2018. 

SYMHEALTH, an annual mega event with a legacy of 19 years, has been attracting around 1200 professionals from all verticals of the health care such as hospitals, insurance, IT, Medical equipment and devices companies, medico-legal firms, NGOs, clinical research organizations, from all over India and abroad. 


It is an event that marks the significance of integrating ideas and information from across many disciplines. The Conference has sessions chaired by a cohort of stalwart speakers, contemporary topics and will provide opportunities for stakeholders beyond academia and industry, to exchange insights, present emerging opportunities, make networking connections and to share resources. 

The theme this year is ‘Interdisciplinary Approach to Healthcare’ which underscores the importance of applying integrative strategies to the theory and practice of health sciences. One needs only to consider any one of the urgent public health issues to grasp the achievable gains that accrue through a collaborative and trans-disciplinary approach. The Conference will highlight some such contemporary issues in healthcare that cannot be discussed insularly and beg the context of a wider discourse.  

A day prior to the Conference a unique event ‘Connexions’ is organized. ‘Connexions’ presents an opportunity for delegates to learn about various skill sets and competencies which need to be acquired by healthcare professionals. A placement assistance drive will be conducted which will facilitate interested enrolled candidates to interact and get interviewed with prospective recruiters.  

The two day’s academic galore will see several eminent national speakers including- Air Marshal Pawan Kapoor, AVSM, VSM Director General Medical Services (Air), Retd , Dr Rajendra Patankar COO, Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai; Dr. H.P Singh, Chief of Medical Administration, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, Delhi; Mr. Arnab Chaudhury, MD Life Sciences & Healthcare, Deloitte Consulting; Mr. Shishir Gupta,  National Manager- Strategy & Innovation, Roche Diagnostics;  Dr. Sanjay Dalsania, General Manager Quality, Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai;  Mr. Dilip Jose, MD & CEO Manipal Health;  Dr. Geeta Bharadwaj, GM-Operations, MDIndia Healthcare Services Pvt. Ltd; Dr. Naveen Tirkey, Trial Lead, Global Business Services, Novartis; Dr. Rohini Kelkar- Head Microbiology dept, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai;  Mr. Tirupathi Karthik, CEO, Napier Healthcare Solutions;  Dr. Gaurav Thukral, Executive VP,  Health Care at Home India Pvt. Ltd; Dr. Shyam Vasudevrao, Founder & Chairman, Renalyx Health Systems Pvt Ltd;  Mr. Anurav Rane- Founder & CEO- Planmymedtrip;  Mr. Raj Gore, Vice President – Operations, Fortis Healthcare Limited; Dr. Gopinath Shenoy, Medico-Legal Expert 

The valedictory ceremony will be held on May 5, 2018, in the august presence of Dr. Poonam Khetrapal, WHO Regional Director for South-East Asia & Dr. Dileep Mhaisekar, Vice-Chancellor, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS). Adv. Ram Jethmalani, MP Rajya Sabha will also grace the occasion as Guest of Honor. For more details please visit: www.symhealth.siu.edu.in 

SYMHEALTH encourages all the stakeholders to participate in the Conference to expand their knowledge horizon as well as to forge collaborative networks across disciplines and professions. We hope that you will join us in, what promises to be, a ‘must attend’ event!  

For Registration and further queries please contact-+91-88888-92258 

Email: symhealthregistration@siu.edu.in 

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