From May 5 to 7, 2022, the First International Conference in Translational and Clinical Medicine took place in Tbilisi, Georgia. The event was organized by the Faculty of Medicine, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in collaboration with the American Hospital Tbilisi and the Todua Clinic. Dr. Wolfgang Aulitzky, OMI CEO and member of the advisory board of the Faculty of Medicine, was among the invited speakers.
The program included topics such as Surgery and Transplantation, Innovations and Technologies in Medicine, Medical Imaging and Diagnostics, Oncology and Palliative Care, Research in Cardiology, and Biomedical Research. Several of the expert speakers were former OMI fellows. Prof. Nino Okribelashvili, Vice-Rector of the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, and Prof. Dimitri Kordzaia, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, who both participated in the opening ceremony, are also OMI alumni. OMI local coordinator, Giorgi Kordzaia, organized an OMI alumni reunion for former OMI fellows from Georgia to reconnect and spend time together. So far, 654 Georgian healthcare professionals have attended OMI seminars in Salzburg, demonstrating the OMI’s impact on the country’s healthcare system.