India 2024: Dr Sushant Meshram, MD, FCCP (USA), Int. Fellow Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical University,USA | Govt. Medical College, Nagpur INDIA

Delegate: Dr Sushant Meshram, MD, FCCP (USA), Int. Fellow Sleep Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical University,USA

Affiliation: Govt. Medical College, Nagpur INDIA

Short Bio: Professor and Head, Department of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine,
Govt. Medical College, Nagpur.
Post Graduate Guide and Mentor for Post Doc. Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program Maharashtra State University of Health Sciences, Nashik, INDIA

Activity: We organized two major activities:
1. Press conference on 14th March, the eve of World Sleep Day, to create awareness among general public regrading Sleep Disorders prevention and management. All the local, regional and national dailies journalist participated in conference and gave wide coverages, mentioning types of sleep disorders, complications of poor quality or deprived sleep and sleep hygiene practices.

2. Sleep Medicine Update, Spring 2024 (Unlocking the secrets of sleep) on date 16th March 2024, from 10 am to 5pm at Govt. Medical College, Nagpur. The target audience was post graduates, faculties and practicing physicians surgeons from various disciplines like Pulmonology, Neurology, Psychiatry, Internal medicine, Pediatrics, endocrinology, dentistry, ENT and general surgery, primary physicians. Topics covered in lectures were Sleep Physiology and Sleep disorders, Parasomnias, Movement disorders. We had multidisciplinary panelist for panel discussion on Snoring and OSA management.
In post lunch session we had hands on workshop covering topics basics of Polysomnography, Indications and Interpretation of Polysomnography, PAP devices and Interfaces and live demo of PSG, CPAP and Oral appliances.

It was attended by 166 delegates from central India region. Lectures and demonstrations were delivered by Professors(faculties) of concern specialty from various medical colleges.

Location: Govt. Medical College, Nagpur

Date of Activity: 14th and 16th April 2024

Submitted by: Dr Sushant H Meshram