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4th Annual National Conference of SHT India: Report 2015

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4th Annual National Conference of SHT India: Report 2015

  1. 1. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   1   4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy (SHT), India President’s Report President (SHT, India) Dr. Amol Sangekar Delegates and Organizers at the 4th All India Annual Hand Therapy Conference ‐ December, 2015
  2. 2. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   2   Inauguration Ceremony on 12th December, 2016, Saturday Left‐Right: Dr. Punita V. Solanki (EC Member SHT‐I), Dr. Neeta Gokhale (Chief Guest), Mr. Nandkumar Sutar (Editor – Sakaal Group), Dr. Ajay Chandanwale (Dean), Dr. Ganesh Pande (Organizing Secretary of Conference), Dr. Amol Sangekar (President SHT‐I), Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice‐President SHT‐I), Dr. Rucha Pande (Compeering Host) Duties performed by President (pre and post‐conference) Organized pre‐conference meeting at hotel Renaissance on 30th April, 2015 to appoint organizers for the 4th Annual Conference, 2015. Organized various continuing education workshops for the year 2014‐2015. Finalized the venue and dates for the 4th annual conference. Reviewed and approved conference budget along with the treasurer and other office bearers of the SHT, India and conference organizing secretary. Approved guest speakers for the conference, scientific and cultural programs Reviewed and approved the scientific committee brochure for the 4th annual conference, 2015 Liaised with the conference organizing secretary for conference arrangements and budget approval. One of the Signatory of participation/appreciation/guest speaker’s certificates along
  3. 3. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   3   with the organizing secretary (Dr. Ganesh Pande) and scientific committee chairperson (Dr. Punita V. Solanki) Judged the research paper presentations along with Dr. Vivek Kulkarni. The 2015, All India SHT, conference was a grand success. It was inaugurated in the presence of Dean of B. J. Medical College, and the local press. Inauguration was done by patients who had successfully recovered post hand‐therapy intervention. This was followed by the patients sharing their experiences and how hand therapists helped them tide over the challenging times during their recovery. The conference was an academic feast with Eleven Oral Papers, Two Poster Papers, Two Mini Movies and Three Essays. 17 guest speakers were invited for expert talks of 30 minutes each. A total of 18 scientific papers were presented during the two day conference. The organizing secretary, Dr. Ganesh Pande, Head of OT Department at B. J. Medical College did a commendable job to smoothly run the conference. A brief write‐up about the conference was featured in the local Sakaal Newspaper on 13th December, 2015. President’s (Dr. Amol Sangekar) address at the inauguration ceremony of 4th Annual Conference
  4. 4. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   4     Delegates, Participants, Faculty and Organizers of 4th Annual Conference at the Closing Ceremony Scientific Committee Report (Pre and Post‐Conference) Scientific Committee Chairperson Dr. Punita V. Solanki, MSc (O.T.), ADCR, Mumbai Consultant Occupational Therapist, NM Medical, Malad West, Mumbai, India Mobile: +91‐9820621352 ⎈ Email: therapistindia@gmail.com ⎈ orthorehab.punita@gmail.com (Dr. Punita V. Solanki was appointed after the Office Bearer’s Meeting at Renaissance Hotel on 30th April, 2015). She involved Dr. Charmie A. Dave as a scientific committee member, for its smooth functioning and timely conduct of the pre‐conference activities and conference at Pune.
  5. 5. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   5   L‐R: Dr. Punita V. Solanki & Dr. Charmie A. Dave Duties Performed by the Scientific Committee (Pre & Post Conference): Prepared 3 Page Conference Brochure, 1 page Registration Form, 1 page Trade Brochure & 4 pages Scientific Programme. Received abstracts as per the announcements in the Brochure: Eleven Oral Papers, Two Poster Papers, Two Mini Movies and Three Essays. (Last date of abstract submission was 20th November, 2015) Three essays were reviewed by three expert reviewers, as appointed by the committee, viz. Dr. Snehal P. Desai (Occupational Therapist), Dr. Chaya Verma (Physical Therapist) and Dr. Nikhil Panse (Plastic Surgeon). Average of the three reviewers was taken as the final score to announce the winner (Total Score out of 100 Marks). Eleven Oral Papers, Two Poster Papers and Two Mini Movies were judged by two Judges each, as appointed by the committee (Dr. Vivek Kulkarni & Dr. Amol Sangekar for Oral/Poster Papers and Dr. Shovan Saha & Dr. Kanan Doshi for Mini Movies).
  6. 6. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   6   Winners were announced based on the average scores out of 100 from each Judges for each category, during the two days of conference. 17 Faculty members were invited for expert talks of 30 minutes each. All the faculty members were sent invitation letters along with the scientific programme via email. All faculty members (Dr. B. H. Baheti, Dr. Smita Panse, Dr. Punita V. Solanki, Dr. Anand Hatgaonkar, Dr. Vivek Kulkarni, Dr. Surekha Shinde, Dr. Shovan Saha, Mr. Nitin Bagade, Dr. Nilesh Palasdeokar, Dr. Ambarish Mathesul, Dr. Nikhil Panse, Dr. Amol Sangekar, Dr. Hemant Nandgaonkar, Dr. Minakshi Nalbale, Dr. Rucha Thorat, and Dr. Vasudha Belgaonkar) could make it for their talks except Dr. A. N. Kowale, due to last minute official meeting announcement and talk of whose was cancelled. Chairpersons (Dr. Vivek Kulkarni, Dr. Shovan Saha, Dr. Punita V. Solanki, Dr. Ganesh Pande, Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar, & Dr. Sayed Esa), Moderators (Dr. Ganesh Pande, Dr. Yogita Chhawchharia, & Dr. Smita Ingle), and scientific presentation’s Judges/Reviewers (Dr. Nikhil Panse, Dr. Snehal P. Desai, Dr. Chaya Verma, Dr. Vivek Kulkarni, Dr. Amol Sangekar, Dr. Shovan Saha, & Dr. Kanan Doshi) were appointed by the committee with their consent to do the work, before and during the conference. All the presenters (18 corresponding authors) were sent acceptance letters along with instructions & rules for presentations and the scientific programme via email. Also, 76 pages Souvenir was compiled; prepared and edited by Dr. Punita V. Solanki with support from the office bearers and editorial assistance by Charmie A. Dave. Certificate of attendance, presentation (For presenters & faculty) & appreciation were drafted and mailed to Dr. Ganesh Pande. Compeering of the Scientific Sessions was done by Dr. Charmie A. Dave for the two days conference except the Inaugural Ceremony and Valedictory Session which were organized and compeered by the organizing secretary’s team‐mate (Dr. Rucha Pande).
  7. 7. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   7   The participants were addressed and welcomed by Dr. Punita V. Solanki during the inaugural ceremony along with the other dignitaries on the dais, from scientific committee’s perspectives. Chairpersons, Moderators and Reviewers/Judges were given the required forms for documentation and smooth conduct of their duties as assigned on their consent and acceptance of invitation. The winners of the Scientific Presentations were awarded Trophies as below:  Best Oral Paper: “Splinting series for a patient with bilateral upper extremity trauma” by Dr. Atishree Kamdar, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India  Best Poster Paper: “The Efficacy of Sensory Integration on Complex Hand Function like Hand Writing in Benign Hypotonia: A Case Series” by Dr. Kanan Doshi, Consultant Occupational Therapist and Director of Lakshya Occupational Therapy Clinic at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.  Best Mini Movie: “Low cost adaptive devices to improve functional ability of the bilateral upper limb deficient patient” by Dr. Nayna Hatwar, Occupational Therapist & In‐charge of OT Department at Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.  Best Essay: “Practice of Hand Therapy‐ Indian V/s Global Scenario” by Dr. Rashi Goel, Assistant Professor at Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, Maharashtra, India. The awards were presented by the scientific committee chairperson Dr. Punita V. Solanki to all the winners, as announced by the scientific committee member Dr. Charmie A. Dave, from the result’s packets, submitted by the respective category judges.
  8. 8. 4th Annual National Conference of Society for Hand Therapy, India 12th (Saturday) & 13th (Sunday) December, 2015 Venue: Pathology Lecture Hall, B. J. Government Medical College & Sassoon General Hospital, Pune‐411001, Maharashtra, India. Telephone Number: 020‐26128000 Extension: 2345 Theme: “Helping Hands” December 14, 2015      Office Bearers and 4th Annual National Conference Organizers of Society for Hand Therapy, India Dr. Amol Sangekar (President) ⎈ Dr. Shovan Saha (Vice President) ⎈ Dr. Mugdha Wagh Shaan (Treasurer) Dr. Suresh Mani (Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Prabhakar Chavan (Joint‐Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Executive Committee Member) Dr. Hemant P. Nandgaonkar (Ex‐Officio) Dr. Ganesh Pande (Conference Organizing Secretary) ⎈ Dr. Punita V. Solanki (Scientific Committee Chairperson)   8   Best Oral Paper Award (Dr. Atishree Kamdar) Best Poster Award (Dr. Kanan Doshi) Best Mini Movie Award (Dr. Nayna Hatwar) Best Essay Award (Dr. Rashi Goel The conference was a great learning experience, pleasurable and memorable event for the scientific committee, due to the encouragements from the Dean and Faculty members of B. J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune as well as from the office bearers of SHT, India. The participants were very proactive and enthusiast group of occupational therapists and physical therapists.

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