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2020 Convention to be held Virtually

Maria Sanders  | Published on 8/3/2020

The three-day Virtual Convention provided PAMS with the opportunity to inform PAMS members, and reach out to the medical community through the Scientific Program webinars.

We had the honor of having the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Mr. Hugo de Zela, as our guest speaker during the General Assembly of Members.  PAMS president, Dr. Ronald Mera, presented an overview of the programs during 2019-2020. 

Scientific Program “ COVID -19  Update” on September 17 and 18. 

We cannot understate the success of the Convention's Scientific Program. The two-day event had 2,000 registered participants each day, from 18 countries, including Perú and the U.S., and 1,000 participants attended the webinars via Zoom and Facebook Live. The sessions recordings were sent to all registrants and are available on the PAMS website via YouTube. 

distinguished panel of faculty gave presentation from Gilead Science, Mayo Clinic Health System, University of Kentucky, Michigan State University,  Mark H. Zangmeister Cancer Center in Columbus Ohio, Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital,  University of California in Irvine, University of Cincinnati and Walter Reed Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

The PAMS Scientific Session was co-sponsored by the Peruvian American Medical Society, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and Universidad Católica Santa Maria in Arequipa, and organized by the PAMS Education Committee, lead by Dr. Manuel Valdivieso.