The 7th IAPMD Annual Scientific Meeting was held successfully from 5th – 7th October 2021 by virtual platform for the first time. This great event was organized by the Department of Pathology, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan in collaboration with International Academy of Pathology, Malaysian Division (IAPMD), Hospital Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah and Kelab Kebajikan & Sukan Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan.
The theme of the meeting was ‘Gynaecologic Pathology, Dermatopathology and Uropathology’. Our invited speakers were Assocciate Professor Dr. Yu-Hung WuMD, from Taipei, Taiwan, Prof. Dr. Kiril Trpkov MD,FRCPC from University of Calgary, Canada, Prof. Dr. Annie Cheung MBBS (HK), MD (HK), FRCPath, FHKAM (Pathology), Dr. Faezahtul Arbaeyah Hussain from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Dr Ikmal Hisyam Bakrin MD,MPath from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Dr. Rosna Yunus MD, MPath from Hospital Kuala Lumpur and Dr. Razmin Ghazali MD, MPath from Hospital Kuala Lumpur.
The three days meeting was joined by 319 delegates from local and oversea. The meeting had included lectures, slides seminars, IAPMD QAP review, Annual General Meeting and induction ceremony for new and life members. For poster presentation, abstracts of 90 case reports and 17 original articles were received and will be published in Malaysian Journal of Pathology.
The exhibitors and contributors of the event were Innovz Sdn Bhd, Takeda Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Roche Sdn Bhd, Utas Maju Sdn Bhd, Sysmex Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Ultimed Scientific Sdn Bhd, Radiometer Malaysia Sdn Bhd, PCHEM Supply & Services Sdn Bhd, Histocenter [M] Sdn Bhd and Bita Lifescience Sdn Bhd.
I hope that all participants benefited from this meeting and as much experience of a conference as possible even though it was held virtually.
Dr Azlina Bt Abdul Rahman
Chairperson of the organizing committee,
7th IAPMD ASM 2021
Click HERE for Unanswered Questions in the previous Q&A of the talks
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF PATHOLOGY MALAYSIAN DIVISION