For any questions regarding the Medical Sciences Symposia, please email


International Symposium in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Contact person:

Zana Borovcanin, MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, New York

International symposium in Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery

Contact persons:

Ibrahim Omerhodzic MD, KUMC Sarajevo

Kenan Arnautovic MD, Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee

International symposium in Cardiovascular Surgery

Contact persons:

Muhamed Djedovic MD, KUMC Sarajevo

Nermir Granov MD, KUMC Sarajevo

International symposium in Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Contact persons:

Nina Jovanovic MD, Kantonal Hospital, Zenica

Jasmina Alajbegovic-Halimic MD

Enesa Begovic MD

2nd International Conference on Life Science

Contact persons:

dr. Amina Hrkovic-Porobija, Veterinary Faculty University of Sarajevo

dr. Emira Hukić

International Symposium on Obstetric and Gynecology

Contact persons:

Taib Delic MD, Agram Clinic, Sarajevo

Svjetlana Lozo MD, Columbia University, New York

Azra Sadikovic MD, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago

International Symposium in Dermatology and Venerology

Contact person:

Amra Osmancevic MD, University of Goterborg, Sweden

International Symposium in Family Medicine

Contact person:

Melida Hasanagic MD, RMC Dr Safet Mujic, Mostar, BiH

International Symposium in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact persons:

Dr. Emela Mujic Skikic – Dubai, UAE

Dr. Amra Saric – Canada

Dr. Dijana Avdic – Sarajevo, BiH

International Symposium in Cardiovascular Medicine

Contact person:

Edin Begic MD, General Hospital “Prim. Dr. Abdulah Nakas”; School of Medicine, Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

International Symposium in Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Contact persons:

Eldin Karaikovic MD

Senail Sivro MD

International Symposium in Pediatrics

Contact persons:

Feriha Catibusic MD, KCUS, Sarajevo, BiH

Amina Smajlovic MD ,Division of Primary Care Pediatrics Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio State University College of Medicine

International Symposium in Neurology

Contact persons:

Nevena Mahmutbegovic MD

Enra Mehmedika Suljic MD

Aida Kantadzic Sehic MD

International Symposium in Adolescent Mental Health

Contact person:

Emira Svraka MD


During its “13th Days of BHAAAS in Bosnia-Herzegovina,” Bosnian-Herzegovinian American Academy of Arts and Sciences will organize the international conference on Medical Sciences.

  • Abstract submission is optional but welcome. In case you opt not to submit an abstract, a title of your presentation is necessary.
  • All abstracts, if submitted, must be written in English.
  • The presentations can be delivered in either English or in BHS language regardless of the symposium, although we encourage presentations in English.
  • All abstracts submitters must register for the conference.

Instructions for medical abstract submission

Type of presentation:
Original research,
Systematic review,
Topic review.

The title of the abstract should be short and concise.

Author Information:
All authors’ names (full first name followed by family name, separated by a comma from the next name),

All authors’ affiliations/institutions.

Abstract Structure:
For “Original research” and “Systematic reviews”, the abstract needs to have the following subtitles: Background, Aim, Materials and Methods, Results, and Conclusion.

For “Topic review” (nonsystematic, narrative reviews), the first paragraph should be a brief Objective of the review, followed by the Topic Review paragraph, and ending with the brief Conclusion.

Character / Word Count:
Maximum 250 words total excluding the title, names of the authors, and the authors’ affiliations

English language:
Authors not proficient in the English language should have their abstract edited by a professional biomedical English language specialist.

Abstract submission

Make sure to read and follow the Submission Guidelines written above.
Deadline for Submission is on April 1st, 2022.


January 1, 2022 Deadline for registration of Symposia. If you wish to organize a symposium, please send the symposium name and the chair’s full name, title, and email address to A symposium can have up to two additional co-chairs, in which case the same information should be provided for the co-chairs. Please keep in mind that all dates are final and that we can not make any exceptions. Once a symposium is proposed, you will receive a confirmation email.

Please send the photos of all symposium co-chairs to Alen Corovic at

April 1, 2022 Deadline for submission of abstracts


Organizing Committee of the Medical Symposia 13th Days

Muhamed Djedović MD
Nina Jovanović MD
Ibrahim Omerhodžić MD
Azra Sadiković MD
Amer Smajkić MD (President of the Medical Section)