Date: 5th May, 2019

Venue: College of Physicians & Surgeons of Mumbai

Convener: Dr. Swapnil Keny

Co-Convener: Dr. Prakash Samant

Faculty: Dr. L. N. Vora, Dr. Ram Chaddha, Dr. Swapnil Keny, Dr. S. S. Mohanty, Dr. Ashish Phadnis, Dr. Harshad Argekar, Dr. Rujuta Mehta, Dr. Manit Arora, Dr. Abhijeet Kale, Dr. N. J. Karne, Dr. Prakash Samant, Dr. Vivek Tilwani, Dr. Kavita Tilwani, Dr. Vivek Dwivedi

The Bombay Orthopaedic Society conducted its 1st Master Series for the Academic Year 2019-2020, in conjunction with the Maharashtra Orthopaedic Association on the Occasion of MOA Day. The program was held at the Office of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai, Parel from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm.

The Program started with the Sub theme of Prevention where faculty from various Orthopaedic Subspecialities spoke on their Safety Check lists in various orthopaedic conditions. The subjects varied from Spinal Surgery, to Orthopaedic Surgery in children, Vicarious Responsibilities, Operating on Polytrauma patients and patients with Co-Morbities, to operating on Elite Athletes, to cadaveric bone retrievals. The session ended by an enlightening talk on ‘Effective Patient Communication: The need of the Hour’ by Dr. N. J. Karne.

The Post Coffee Break Session sub themed as Protection started with another comprehensive talk by Dr. N. J. Karne on ‘Avoiding litigation in Orthopaedic Practice’.

The final session of the day with the Sub Theme of Prudence to Avoid Prosecution had talks focused on Medicolegal Consent by Dr. Samant, followed by talks on Medical Indemnity by Dr. Vivek Tilwani and a final talk on Dealing with an intraoperative adverse event by Dr. Kavita Tilwani.

The final session of the day with the Sub Theme of Prudence to Avoid Prosecution had talks focused on Medicolegal Consent by Dr. Samant, followed by talks on Medical Indemnity by Dr. Vivek Tilwani and a final talk on Dealing with an intraoperative adverse event by Dr. Kavita Tilwani.

The meeting was attended by 105 delegates and had a healthy Interaction between the Faculty and the Delegates. The meeting ended with a Vote of Thanks.

Your’s Sincerely

Dr. Swapnil Keny

Convener

Medicolegal Master Series: Medicolegal Issues in Orthopaedics

Date: 5th May, 2019