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Continuous Medical Education


American Telangana association is proud to introduce healthcare section to World Telangana Convention 2018 in Houston, Tx. This program includes.

  • Continuing medical education (CME) for all healthcare professionals
  • Free Health screening open to all attendees
  • Public interest topics free for all attendees

WTC 2018 CME program is an exciting venue to interact with leading health professionals, academicians and scientists from our community. WTC 2018 is offering a total of 10.0 AMA PRA category 1 credits. This program is accredited by University of Texas medical branch, Galveston, Tx.

Please register early for a significant discount. CME program is free for all the medical students, Residents and Fellows.

Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Time Topic Name
1) 12:00 - 1:00 PM "All that wheezes is not asthma" Kalpalatha Guntupalli MD FCCM,Master FCCP,MACP Frances K. Friedman and Oscar Friedman, MD '36 Endowed Professor for Pulmonary Disorders Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Ben Taub General Hospital Program Director, Critical Care Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine
2) 1:00 - 1:30 PM Physician wellness - and Burnout Raja Reddy MD Asst Professor BCM Associate Program Director, Critical Care fellowhship Baylor College of Medicine
3) 1:30 - 2:00 PM “Impaired physician - recognition and resources”
PUBLIC INTEREST TALK “How to recognize an addict around you”
Aruna Gottumukkala MD Associate Professor, Psychiatry Baylor College of Medicine
4) 2:00 - 3:00 PM Cancer screening Sarvari Yellapragada MD Associate Professor, BCM Baylor College of Medicine
5) 3:00 - 3:30 PM "Time is brain" - Current treatment of stroke Chetan Rao MD Associate Professor, Neurology Baylor College of Medicine
6) 3:30 - 4:00 PM Advances in preventive trauma care Mohan Kilaru MD Clinical Associate Professor Suny Down State Medical Center, Department of Surgery Trauma Surgeon
7) 4:00 - 5:00 PM “Hypertension - Current treatment options” Sai Saridey MD Assistant Professor, Nephrology Baylor College of Medicine

Sunday, July 1st, 2018

Time Topic Name
1) 8:00-9:00 AM “COPD” new developments in age old disease Dharani Narendra MD Assistant Professor Pulm/CC Baylor College of Medicine
2) 9:00-10:00 AM Diabetes - The Asian Epidemic Madeep Bajaj - Professor,Endocrinology Baylor College Medicine
3) 10:00-10:30 AM "Interventional cardiology - more than just stents" Srikanth Damaraju MD Clinical faculty UT Houston
4) 10:30-11:00 AM Cardiomyopathies - Recognition and treatment options Shamim Badruddin MD Clinical faculty - UT Houston
5) 11:00-11:30 AM “Early Brain Sprouts from States to Traits” Meena Chintapalli MD Author
6) 11:30am-12:00 PM Screening for TB or current Rx of TB Subhakar Kandi MD FCCP Professor Osmania Medical College
7) 12:00-1:00 PM Non-surgical management of chronic pain Surya Raguthu, MD


This activity has been planned and Implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and American Telangana Association. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


  • CME Fee for 10.0 AMA PRA category 1 credits including one hour of ethics
  • If registered before 05/31/18 $100 / physician and $150/physician couples
  • If registred after 05/31/2018 $150/physician and $200 per physician couples
  • $75 person for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and all allied health care professionals. This fee includes one meal coupon if registered for CME only.
  • CME is free for all donors, Medical students, residents and fellows.
  • Medical students, residents and fellows will get free meal coupons


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