2017 Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, June 23-25, 2017.

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The theme of this year meeting is “Enhancing Your Skills as a Physician: Workshops for New (and Seasoned) Physicians“.

Meeting highlighted
:
- What not to do when using electronic medical records.
- Engaging in difficult conversations with patients.
- Tips on case presentations.
- An introduction to personal financial health.
- Mock interview and Thai accent reduction.
- Kid’s camp*

*Additional fees apply. See detailed program at

Course Directors
:
Cherry Wongtrakool, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Attaya Suvannasankha, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Committee Members: Vin Tangpricha, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory University, Pia Pannaraj, M.D., MPH, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Pisit (Duke) Pitukcheewanont, M.D., Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Suthat Liangpunsakul, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, Viranuj Sueblinvong, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine.

Course Faculty:
Keynote speaker:
Sandhya Wahi-Gururaj, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.
Associate Professor of Medicine.
Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency Program.
University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Other speakers:
Panida Sriaroon, M.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics.
Program Director of the Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program.
University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.

Monvasi Pachinburavan, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine.
Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep and Transplantation at the University of South Florida.

Sirichai Pasadhika, M.D.

Retina and Uveitis specialist.
Legacy Devers Eye Institute.

Alif Silpachai
Doctoral student of Applied Linguistics and Technology.
Iowa State University.

Bonnie Wongtrakool, J.D., CFA
Portfolio Manager.
Western Asset.

Beong-Soo Kim, J.D.
Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Kaiser Permanente (“KP”).

Conference Location and Lodging: The Orleans Hotel and Casino. Book your hotel today for the Thai American Physicians Foundation Annual meeting with our group rate! We only have a few special rate rooms at $100 per night. Use this link www.OrleansCasino.com/groups and use group code: A7TAC06

Registration: Please register online at

Tuition: $175 for physicians and $75 for trainees. Tuition includes Friday night reception, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. Additional fees will apply for other meals and activities. Written cancellations should be received by TAPF at least 1 month prior to the program and will be refunded less a $25 administrative fee.

Guest Registration: Guests not attending the educational program can register to join the Friday night reception, breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday. Registration is $100. Tickets will be issued for all meals at the meeting.

Attendees should register by June 15. Late registration will increase to $225.