The Indian Medical Association of New England held its annual event where it presented the leadership team. Dr. Akash Patel was elected President of IMANE, replacing the outgoing President, Dr. Dhrumil Shah. Dr. Deep Jhaveri is the new President elect.
Dhrumil Shah, in his address as outgoing President, outlined the challenges faced during the Pandemic. He thanked several team members who worked hard to ensure that IMANE held events despite the challenging times. He talked about the fundraising efforts undertaken by IMANE during the Pandemic in conjunction with several local organizations to provide support in India .
Dr George M. Abraham, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA, Chief of Medicine at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, a Professor of Medicine at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Adjunct Professor at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS), served as the Chief Guest during the IMANE annual gala. He talked about Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) in the medical community.
Three members of IMANE were also honored by IMANE President’s awards. Dr. Sapna Agarwal was recognized for her contributions towards IMANE Leadership & Excellence. Dr Manju Sheth was honored for her work in making a global impact, and Dr Paul Mathew was honored for leading IMANE’s CME efforts.
Here is the complete list of all IMANE officers:
President: Akash Patel, MD
Past-President: Dhrumil Shah, MD
President-elect: Deepa Jhaveri, DPM
Secretary: Sonali Khond, MD
Treasurer: Shikha Merchia, MD
Members at Large:
Paul Mathew, MD
Monnie Malhotra, MD
Gita Trivedi, MD
Sanjay Aurora, MD
Smita Patel, MD
Board of Trustees:
Pramod Shah, MD
Rajendra Trivedi, MD
Sapna Agarwal, MD
Vikas Desai, MD
Kishore Mehta, MD
Chairman of Nominating Committee:
Devila Shah, MD
ByLaws Chair: Pramod Shah, MD
YPS Representative: Tej Shah, DMD.