ACPA 2021 Virtual Conference

“It starts with us”

Each of us has the power to change the course of events, through small acts of service, because the order of tomorrow rests within each of our hands. Let us hereby commit to re-engaging and re-energizing our commitment to doing better.

“Fire-side chat”

This riveting conversation will be moderated by Mr. Acha Leke and Dr Sean Agbor-Enoh, as they ask Dr Nkengasong, all the burning questions we would love answers to, from reinvesting in Africa’s health sector, to the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.

Speakers:
Dr. John Nkengasong, Director CDC Africa Read Bio
Dr. Acha Leke, McKinsey Africa Read Bio
Dr. Sean Agbor-Enoh, NHLBI, NIH Read Bio

Cultural Humility and Implicit Bias in Healthcare

Dr Peprah specializes in multicultural psychology, trauma, suicide prevention and maternal mental health. She has a multifaceted career as a licensed clinical psychologist and birth doula. Her talk will draw from her expertise as a trainer and consultant for cultural humility, implicit bias and trauma as they impact mental health and maternal mental health.

Speaker: Dr. Sayida Peprah – Psychologist, Public Speaker, Consultant Read Bio

Obesity and T2D, a worldwide epidemic: who would have considered them surgical diseases.

Dr Mal Fobi is a world-renowned bariatric surgeon, researcher and professor, whose passion for making a difference led him to groundbreaking surgical approaches to managing this worldwide epidemic. His passion is evident in his work, and his talk will inspire continued innovation, especially in a time such as now when the world faces an even deadlier worldwide disease.

Speaker: Dr. Mal Fobi, Bariatric Surgeon Read Bio

Research spotlight – how to evaluate evidence

Dr Alan Tita is a professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Vice Chair for research and the Director of the center for Women’s reproductive health at the University for Alabama in Birmingham. He will use his expertise to critically evaluate the currently published evidence on one aspect of the pandemic of our lifetime – COVID-19.

Speaker: Dr. Alan Tita, Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology Read Bio

Providing good medical care in a resource poor country.

Dr Georges Bwelle is a trained visceral surgeon, whose passion for bringing free specialized health services to the poor and indigenous populations of Cameroon, led him to found a non-profit organization ASCOVIME. His talk will highlight the struggles our colleagues face, and opportunities to make a difference in the lives of many.

Speaker: Dr. Georges Bwelle, CEO ASCOVIME

ACPA 2021 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

 

Annual Dues 2021 – 2022

Conference registration

Total Due

Full Members

$175.00

$175.00

$350.00

Residents

$0.00

$75.00

$75.00

Students

$0.00

$25.00

$25.00

The Membership in the Association is open to all physicians of Cameroonian heritage, physicians married to Cameroonians, physicians who are naturalized citizens of Cameroon, practicing, teaching or otherwise engaged in the medical profession in the United States of America and Canada.

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