The 18th International Congress & Scientific Seminar was held at the Hotel Pan Pacific Sonargaon in Dhaka, from December 8-10, 2017.

This significant international event has become a tradition for scientific learning and a venue to strengthen unity and friendship among physicians. The outstanding event gathered internists, young doctors and students and the scientific program covered a wide spectrum of internal medicine topics, including reviews, state of the art lectures, updates on clinical guidelines and very interesting and highly appreciated clinical case presentations. The scientific program which included international speakers was of a very high quality for the benefit of all participants. The Congress was a highlight to anyone who has an interest in the broad field of General Internal Medicine and its specialities.

The International Society of Internal Medicine (ISIM) was represented by Dr. Hans Peter Kohler, MD, MACP, Secretary General of ISIM. Dr. Kohler gave lectures, participated at the case discussions and represented the American College of Physicians (ACP) in the function as ACP Ambassador. The purpose of the “ACP Ambassador Program” is to broaden the College`s outreach and contribution to the exchange of medical knowledge among nations.