Q: Where is the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting?
A: The Annual Continuing Education Meeting is in Washington, DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
Q: When is the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting?
A: The meeting will take place from 2 December-5 December 2014.
Q: What time does the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting start?
A: Please refer to the preliminary schedule for start times each day.
Q: What are the best methods to travel to the meeting?
A: Washington, DC has three major airports in the area–Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA), Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI) and Dulles International Airport (IAD). There is also a major train station in downtown Washington, D.C. – Union Station, serviced by Amtrak and MARC trains. Directly at the Convention Center is a stop on the local transit system’s (Metro) Yellow and Green Lines, Mt. Vernon Square.
There are 3,000 parking spaces available within a three block radius of the convention center. These spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q: Will WiFi be available?
A: WiFi will be available in the common areas of the Water E. Convention Center. WiFi will not be available in the meeting room space.
If you are staying at the Marriott Marquis or the Renaissance hotel, within the AMUS sleeping room block, WiFi is included with your room.
Q: What benefits do I receive for registering for the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting?
A: The AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting is the only one of its kind to bring federal healthcare professionals together, as well as International Delegates. Throughout the event attendees have the ability to receive CEs from world renowned speakers, network across services both nationally and internationally, and view demonstrations of the latest technology in healthcare. Our exhibit hall offers a variety of exhibitors comprised of VA hospitals, non-profit organizations medical device manufactures, mobile medical unites and pharmaceutical companies.
With the purchase of registration, attendees gain entrance into all lectures, poster sessions, and the exhibit hall. The registration fee also includes your continuing education credits and complimentary networking reception.
Q: Do I have to be an AMSUS member to attend the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting?
A: No. However, membership is strongly encouraged and will provide you with substantial savings and ongoing benefits. You can easily become an AMSUS member when you register for the meeting.
Q: Do I have to attend the entire meeting?
A: It is not mandatory that you attend the entire meeting. The main meeting days are Tuesday- Friday. We are offering two-day passes for Tuesday/Wednesday or Thursday/Friday.
Q: Is there a reduced registration fee for only attending the meeting for one day?
A: AMSUS registration rates are extremely inexpensive compared to other medical meetings. As a result, we do not offer a one-day pass.
Q: When does registration open?
A: Registration is now open. There is a $25 cancellation fee if you cancel before 7 November 2014.
Q: How many Continuing Education Credits can I receive from attending the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting?
A: The AMSUS 2014 Annual Continuing Education Meeting provides continuing medical education (CME) for participating health professionals and is jointly sponsored by Professional Education Services Group (PESG) and AMSUS. This program will provide a maximum of 25 hours of Continuing Education Credit. Please see final program for specific information for each health profession.
From traffic generating activities on the show floor, including a reception in the hall, you will be able to participate in ground-breaking educational sessions.
Q: What is the Uniform and Dress for uniformed personnel during the AMSUS Annual Continuing Education Meeting?
For uniformed personnel: The Uniform of the day as prescribed by your services regulations/directions.
For civilians: Business attire or business casual.
For the Annual Dinner & Awards Banquet on Thursday 12/4/14
Uniformed personnel: Mess Dress, Dinner Dress Blues or Class A
Civilian: Black tie (optional)
Specific for the U.S. Public Health Service:
Days: Service Dress Blues or Service Khaki
Tuesday Evening 12/2/2014: Service Dress Blues or Service Khaki
Thursday Evening 12/4/2014: Dinner Dress Blue Jacket or Service Dress Blues
Tuesday Evening: General Business
Thursday Evening: Black tie (optional)