March 2015 SAPI Meeting

Presented By : Dr. Preeti Mehta

Location : Roy’s restaurant, Downtown, San Diego

Meeting Description :

Date & Time

Date: Friday, March 20th - 2015
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm


  • Hospitalist: From Patient Entry in the Hospital to Patient Discharge-Team-work and inter-disciplinary care co-ordination with subspecialists, surgeons, Internists and Primary care: Where are we today?
  • March 2015 is the ‘Colon Cancer Awareness Month’: We will look at ‘Facts, Controversies, Current trends and Future prospects’.


  • "Hospitalists: Birth of a field- current role and relevance in patient care"
    • Lead Speaker: Preeti Mehta MD
    • Time: 6:30 pm to 6:55 pm

    • Followed by 10 min questions
  • "Panel Discussion": Transitioning care from Hospital to Rehab or Other Facilities
    • Preeti Mehta, Nikhil Gandhi, Vikram Udani, Moderator: Harish Hosalkar
  • ‘Colon Cancer Panel Discussion’: ‘Facts, Controversies, Current trends and Future prospects’
    • Piyush Kumar, Sunil Bhoyrul Ujwala Rajgopal, Drs Reema Batra and Dr Gupta, Moderator: Ananthram Reddy


  • Sponsors will be covering for the dinner for all active medical licensees only.
  • If you are a non-active license physician or spouse interested in attending the event please submit request and check for 100 $ to SAPI for this event. Please note that preference is first given to active members.
  • Please RSVP as soon as possible as there are only 60 spots for this event.

Lead Speaker:

Dr Preeti Mehta


Dr Preeti Mehta

Preeti Mehta is a board certified Internist and Hospitalist. She practices with Ximed Hospitalists Inc. at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. She grew up in Mumbai and attended Mahatma Gandhi Mission’s Medical College, Navi Mumbai and received her MBBS degree from the University of Mumbai. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Newton Wellesley Hospital, an affiliate of Tufts University in Boston. Subsequently, Dr. Mehta went into practice at Harvard Medical School as Assistant in Medicine and served as a hospitalist at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Mehta moved to San Diego in 2007 and went into private practice at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla. She divides her time between her clinical responsibilities involving patient care and various administrative responsibilities as Scripps moves into the era of an enhanced EMR and Computerized Physician Order Entry. She serves on the Physician Advisory Group for Scripps Health. While she is not at work, she keeps busy with her 2 young daughters and her husband Dr. Ritvik Mehta who is a Otolaryngologist who also practices in La Jolla. She enjoys reading, running, yoga and spending time with friends.

Member Restriction : Active medical licence

Contact Preson : Dr Harish Hosalkar

Address : Roy’s restaurant, Downtown, San Diego

Telephone : (760) 726-5800

Date and Time : 20-03-2015 18:00

Member Restriction : Active medical licence

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