GP (General Practitioners) across Maharashtra congregated for a conference GPCON’09 on 5th and 6th December at Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruha, Kothrud, Pune. It was organised by the General Practitioners’ Association and Indian Medical Association. It focused on empowering family physicians with knowledge, attitude and skills to don the role of a true superspecialist. Experts made presentations on pyrexia, hypertension, obesity, endocrinology and cardiology. Besides paper presentations and workshops, there were essay competition, best clinic competition, free paper presentation and poster competition on swine flu. The stalls of various healthcare IT companies and pharmaceutical companies provided a lot of insights into new stuff coming into the market.