President’s Message

Alka Arora, MDDear Members,

Wishing you all a very joyful and healthy 2024. My name is Alka Arora and I am a Hematologist & Oncologist at Orlando Health. I am honored to serve as your CAPI president this year. As I see it, CAPI this year will be all about Community involvement, Absolute masti, Personal enhancement and Inclusiveness of its fellow members.


We are a network of Central Florida medical and dental professionals collaborating to make a difference in the lives of members and the community, while fostering professional growth and enhancing healthcare for all.


  • Members: We aim to expand of our membership base while enhancing engagement and value for our members. By fostering a vibrant and supportive community, we strive to empower healthcare professionals in Central Florida, providing collaborations and opportunities that lead to professional and business growth.
  • Industry: Our goal is to build strong partnerships and sponsorships not just within the healthcare industry, but also with all businesses that touch us in our day-to-day lives. These alliances enable us to leverage resources, share knowledge, and advance our mission more effectively. Collectively, we can make a significant impact on medical and on non-medical industries around us.
  • Community: "Giving back" is at the core of our mission. We are dedicated to doing this efficiently and strategically. Through targeted initiatives and outreach programs, we aim to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve in Central Florida and throughout the world.


I am honored to be supported by the esteemed members of our Executive Committee (EC). Our stellar team consists of Dr. Sushma Nakka (Past President), Dr. Neelima Katukuri, (President-Elect for 2025), Dr. Shveta Gupta (Vice President), and Dr. Suneeta Pinnamaneni (Secretary). I take this opportunity to welcome Dr. Charanjeet Singh as the Treasurer and Drs. Trisha Khanna and Monique Kumar as Members-at-large. In addition, we will have Paula Wyatt as the Executive Director for CAPI this year. I look forward to working hand-in-hand with the team in meeting our objectives for CAPI in 2024.


This year, we will continue all the great work done by our past leaders. Our objectives are to fulfill our vision by curating a diverse array of in-person experiences and raising funds to support our work in the community. This will include organizing heritage events that celebrate our cultural richness, healthcare festivals that promote community wellness, and specialized medical conferences that facilitate professional growth and knowledge sharing. In addition to these goals, we will also emphasize personal wellbeing. Self-care is an important exercise, especially in service-oriented fields like medicine.

Respectfully yours,

Alka Arora, MD
President, CAPI 2024