4th Annual General Meeting

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C.
August 13-14th, 2022

Saturday, August 13th, 2022 (Day 1)

Time Session Speaker Moderator Room
8:00-8:45 Breakfast Capitol A, B
8:46-9:00 Opening remarks Ameir Eltom, DDS Capitol A, B
9:01-10:00 Track I: Bending the arc: efforts of SAPAians in Sudan Osman Elfadil, MD Capitol A, B
9:01-9:15 Equity and fighting poverty through healthcare reform in Sudan Abbas Ali, MD
9:16-9:30 University of Michigan and SAPA association committee Sarah Elhadi, MD
9:31-9:45 Habib Alrahman Charity Foundation Center for Kidney Diseases and Transplantation Hatim Hassan, MD
9:46-10:00 Sustainability in low and middle income countries (LMICs) health system Hafeez Abdelhafeez, MD
10:01-10:15 Discussion all speakers
10:16-10:35 Track I: Bending the arc: Global challenges of healthcare disparities; role of diaspora medical organizations Zaher Sahloul, MD Osman Elfadil, MD Capitol A, B
10:36-10:45 Discussion all speakers
10:46-11:00 Coffee break Capitol A, B
11:01-13:00 Track II: A long-standing dream- the inevitability of democracy in Sudan Mohamed Abbadi, PhD & Sarah Eisa PharmD Capitol A, B
11:01-11:20 Sudan and the revolutionary predicament: a regional comparative perspective Gilbert Achcar, PhD
11:21-11:40 Resistance Committees: Breaking the Vicious Cycle from the Bottom Up Husam Mahjoub
11:41- 12:00 The legitimacy question during institutional transition and revolutionary demands Bakry Eljack, PhD
12:01-12:20 An intellectual history of Sudan's relations with its neighbors, from 1989-2022 Alden Young, PhD
12:21-13:00 Discussion all speakers
13:01-13:50 Lunch Capitol A, B
14:00-17:00 Track III: Evolution: the next chapter in SAPA's story Capitol A, B
14:00-14:10 President remarks Yasir Yousif, MD
14:11-14:20 Board of directors’ report Mohamed Eisa, MD & Jamal Haleem, MD
14:21-17:00 Proposed changes in SAPA's bylaws Members only Fakhir Elmasri, MD & Salwa Elshowaia, MD
17:01-19:30 Rest
19:31-23:00 Track IV: Dinner, Dr. Ali Fadul’s Award Ceremony, & Evening Program Marwa Babiker, MD, Omer Banga, Osama Elsheikh, Akram A. Elmustafa, Amal Elnou Capitol A, B

Sunday, August 14th, 2022 (Day 2)

Time Session Speaker Moderator Room
8:00-8:45 Breakfast Capitol A, B
9:01-10:00 Track V: Academic & career discussions Capitol A, B
9:01-9:20 Monkeypox - Global Health Emergency Khalid M Dousa, MD
9:21-9:35 SAPA's Medical Education & Research Strengthening Initiative (MERSI) Eiman Mahmoud, MD
9:36-9:50 Prospects of residencies training Fadulelmola Fadul, MD
9:51-10:20 Discussion All speakers
10:21-10:30 Break Capitol A, B
10:31-12:00 Track V: Residency interview workshop (residency applicants) Fadulelmola Fadul, MD Congressional C, D
10:31-12:00 Track V: Residency interview workshop (residency applicants) Fadulelmola Fadul, MD Capitol A, B
12:01-12:15 Closing remarks Nassir Mansour, MD & Abdalla Adam, MD Capitol A, B

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