Annually, the Russian Association of Burn Phycians holds their international conference in a different location throughout the world.

The conference hosts world renowned physicians who exhibit innovative burn treatments with lectures for the mutual bennefit of their colleagues.

This year, the association has elected to hold their international conference in Israel at the Western Galilee Medical Center- Nahariya as host to this exclusive conference. The conference will take place from April 29-30 at the Engel's Health Education Center in the Western Galilee Medical Center in Nahariya.

This exciting collaboration with the Russian burns association was facilitated by Dr. Leonid Kogan – head of the Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit in the Western Galilee Medical Center. Dr. Kogan has announced that the main topics of the conference will deal with innovative burn treatments and with emergency preparedness in which the Western Galilee Medical Center is considered to be an international leader.

In addition to the Russain Association’s own lecturers, a selection of Israeli experts will also present from Nahariya, Rambam and Tzfat medical centers..

Director General of the Western Galilee Medical Center, Dr. Masad Barhoum states "I would like to thank the Head of the Russian Association of Burn Phyciansfor choosing us to host this important forum which is relevant to us in Israel and worldwide. Dr. Kogan is a national leader in his field and it is this expertise and professionalism that make our Medical Center a national center of excellence".