2024 FMA Annual Meeting

2024 FMA Annual Meeting
The event is a full weekend of Continuing Medical Education (CME), networking, and family activities. It offers 13 CME credits over three days through in-person and livestream attendance. The event also features a Good Government Lunch, House of Delegates, installation of the FMA's 148th President, and a celebration event supporting the Karl Altenburger, MD Physician Leadership Academy and the FMA poster symposium. There is also the David A. Paulus, MD Poster Symposium for medical students, residents, and fellows to present their work. The event provides an opportunity to spend time with colleagues and family while having fun in the sun.

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Join us for a full weekend of learning, meaningful networking, and family-oriented enjoyment.

  • Gain access to three CME tracks offering up to 13 credits, available in person and via livestream, including state-mandated courses. Attendees must be registered for each CME track prior to the end of each session (in person or livestream) to receive access to the course recordings through Wednesday, Aug. 28.
  • Educate and treat yourself during the lunch presentation on Friday, Aug. 2, "Proper Use of Legal Entities for Lawsuit Protection and Tax Reduction." Tickets are $10.
  • Join us on Friday, Aug. 2, for a celebration a century-and-a-half in the making! The FMA is thrilled to mark our 150th anniversary during our welcome reception with a milestone celebration that will be an opportunity to reflect on our rich history, honor our achievements, and look forward to a future filled with endless possibilities. 
  • Attend the FMA PAC Good Government Luncheon, a popular event that, in 2023, featured Portland-based medical satirist William Flanary, MD, also known as "Dr. Glaucomflecken," alongside legislative guests. Keep an eye out for the announcement of this year's keynote speaker. Secure your tickets for $150 by Sunday, July 7, and $175 beginning Monday, July 8.
  • Participate in shaping FMA policies during the House of Delegates, explore innovative services and products for physicians in our vendor exhibitor hall, and attend exclusive VIP events, including the FMA PAC's Bourbon and Bubbles reception.
  • Come "Paint the Town Red"  with dinner, salsa dancing and live music at the installation celebration honoring 148th FMA President Lisa Cosgrove, MD. This event will support the Karl M. Altenburger, MD Physician Leadership Academy and the David A. Paulus, MD Poster Symposium. Reserve your tickets for $175 by Sunday, July 7, and $200 beginning Monday, July 8.
  • Connect with medical students, residents, and fellows at the David A. Paulus, MD Virtual Poster Symposium, and enjoy stimulating discussions about their research and clinical endeavors.

Come celebrate 150 years of helping physicians practice medicine!


Annual Meeting and Hotel Websites

The FMA Annual Meeting website provides detailed information about CME opportunities, special events, reference committee and delegate material, and much more.

Visit Annual Meeting Website
When: Aug. 2 - 4, 2024

Where: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort
1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836

Room Block Deadline: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Reserve your hotel room at a special rate by using this link or calling (407) 239-1234 and referencing group name G-FLMA.* Enjoy resort amenities and easy access to major theme parks with room block rates beginning at $179 per night for single/double occupancy.

Visit Hyatt Regency Website

CME Credit

The Florida Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Florida Medical Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of thirteen (13.0) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure: Neither the planners nor the speakers for this event have any relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.

Member Benefit

FMA members save up to $700 on CME during Annual Meeting, receive immediate access to free and discounted CME in our online catalog offering 100-plus courses, and enjoy other exclusive benefits: free CME courses in the members-only FMA Webinar Library, and over $2,400 in savings through complimentary and discounted CME courses.

Join the FMA or renew your membership before registering to receive these special discounts!
(Please allow 10 minutes for your membership to be processed prior to registering.)

How Does the Event Process Work?

NOTE: SCREENSHOT EXAMPLE

Two Ways to Access Event:

  1. Event reminder emails will be sent from the Florida Medical Association (customercare@gotowebinar.com), and will include a JOIN WEBINAR link one week, one day, and one hour before the event begins.

OR

  1. Go to www.flmedical.org. At the top of the page, click on Profile. Sign in with your username (email) and password.
  2. Under the Profile Menu header, locate the blue section containing profile options. Click the orange Event Access/Claim CME tab. (example shown above)
  3. Click the Access Webinar link listed next to the webinar title.
  4. Slides and/or supporting documents will be provided in the handouts section of the webinar, if available.

Post-Event:

  1. Go to www.flmedical.org. At the top of the page, click on Profile. Sign in with your username (email) and password.
  2. Under the Profile Menu header, locate the blue section containing profile options. Click the orange Event Access/Claim CME tab. (example shown above)
  3. Access to the recording will be available within 24 hours of the event conclusion until Monday, Aug. 26.
  4. Course Handouts link for slides and/or supporting documents will be listed next to the event, if available.

Claiming CME Credit:

  1. Log in to your FMA account profile and click the Event Access/Claim CME tab in the blue menu. (example shown above)
  2. Click the event's Claim CME Credit hyperlink.
  3. All CME credits will be reported on your behalf to CE Broker by Friday, Aug. 30, after the Aug. 26 deadline.
  4. NEW FEATURE - CME Certificates will be available to print in your FMA Profile after credits have been reported. Certificates will no longer be mailed.
Directions For Initial Registration
  1. Sign In (you may already be signed in if you clicked a link from an FMA email).
  2. Click the green Register Myself button below.
  3. Click the blue Add button next to the CME or event item(s) to include in your registration. 
  4. Click the green Proceed to Checkout button (bottom of page) and finalize your purchase on the next page by clicking the green Submit Order button.
  5. You will receive an order confirmation email after successfully completing check-out.

Please contact membership@flmedical.org if you do not receive your confirmation.

Already Registered and Need to Update Your Itinerary?

Add Events - Click the Add button next to the event you wish to attend.
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When
8/2/2024 - 8/4/2024
Where
Orlando, FL

Program

   

Friday, 02 August 2024

Description
This option only provides access to the House of Delegates and the vendor tradeshow.

Attendees wishing to participate in CME tracks or other events must register for each individual program below.
Category
*Registration
Time
8/2/2024 - 8/4/2024

The FMA PAC VIP Package is exclusive and reserved for members of the PAC 1000+ Club who meet or exceed $1,250. It offers the following benefits at the Annual Meeting.
  • Access to the exclusive Bourbon and Bubbles event
  • Good Government Lunch Premium reserved seating
  • Complimentary coffee/tea in the House of Delegates
  • Exclusive 1000+ Club merch
  • Free drinks at Friday’s 150th Celebration
  • And more to come!

Member Type Prices
PAC 1000+ Club Members Complimentary
Non PAC 1000+ Club Members $1,250.00 or 1000+ Club Balance

Category
*Registration
Time
8/2/2024 - 8/4/2024

PRIZE: Previous prizes included luxurious two-night stays at renowned hotels like the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort and Orlando Hilton, a $250 AMEX gift card, a pinot noir wine basket, Bose noise-canceling earbuds, an X-Box Series X, and designer handbags from brands like Tory Burch and Kate Spade. Don't miss out. You can win without attending in person!

Supports the David A. Paulus, M.D, Poster Symposium via the Foundation for Healthy Floridians. Read the official rules of the FMA Raffle.
Category
*Registration
Time
8/2/2024 - 8/4/2024

PRIZE: Previous prizes included luxurious two-night stays at renowned hotels like the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort and Orlando Hilton, a $250 AMEX gift card, a pinot noir wine basket, Bose noise-canceling earbuds, an X-Box Series X, and designer handbags from brands like Tory Burch and Kate Spade. Don't miss out. You can win without attending in person!

Supports the David A. Paulus, M.D, Poster Symposium via the Foundation for Healthy Floridians. Read the official rules of the FMA Raffle.
Category
*Registration
Time
8/2/2024 - 8/4/2024

Track 1 - 7 CME Credits
This track includes state-mandated CME courses to help you maintain your Florida medical license and address key issues affecting physicians in the Sunshine State.

Both livestream and in-person registrants will receive access to the livestream and recordings.

Title Credit(s) Time
Florida, Laws Rules & Ethics 1.0 9:00 to 10:00 am
Prevention of Medical Errors 2.0 10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Lunch Break 12:15 am to 1:15 pm
Domestic Violence 2.0 1:15 to 3:15 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing 2.0 3:30 to 5:30 pm

Member Type Prices
Physician/PA Members Complimentary
Physician/PA Non-Members $450.00

Category
CME
Time
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM

Track 1 - 7 CME Credits
This track includes state-mandated CME courses to help you maintain your Florida medical license and address key issues affecting physicians in the Sunshine State.

Both livestream and in-person registrants will receive access to the livestream and recordings.

Title Credit(s) Time
Florida, Laws Rules & Ethics 1.0 9:00 to 10:00 am
Prevention of Medical Errors 2.0 10:15 am to 12:15 pm
Lunch Break 12:15 am to 1:15 pm
Domestic Violence 2.0 1:15 to 3:15 pm
Controlled Substance Prescribing 2.0 3:30 to 5:30 pm

Member Type Prices
Physician/PA Members Complimentary
Physician/PA Non-Members $450.00

Category
CME
Time
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
9:00 AM

NOT FOR CME CREDIT
"Proper Use of Legal Entities for Lawsuit Protection and Tax Reduction.”

Legally Mine will show you how to stop the threat of lawsuits before they ever get started by protecting your assets in time tested and proven legal structures. These same structures allow us to help our tax attorneys save what you would normally pay in income taxes. These are little known tax helps that have significant case history and have stood the test of time. Lunch options at the hotel are limited so take advantage of this opportunity before it sells out.

Price: $10
Category
*Registration
Time
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
12:15 PM

Saturday, 03 August 2024

Description
ONLY RESIDENT/FELLOW & STUDENT PRESENTERS NEED TO REGISTER General viewing between 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM; judging of poster presentations between 2:00 and 4:00 PM, followed by the awards ceremony. All presenters are invited to register and attend other Annual Meeting activities.
Category
*Registration - Residents/Fellows & Students
Time
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM

Track 2 - 3 CME Credits
This panel-based activity, designed for a general physician audience, aims to highlight a comprehensive approach to obesity medicine. Our expert panelists will provide insightful clinical information and strategies to support sensible weight loss for adult and pediatric patients across various weight ranges and health profiles. Topics will include medical nutrition therapy, pharmacotherapy, bariatric and metabolic surgery, and pediatric weight management solutions.

Both livestream and in-person registrants will receive access to the livestream and recordings.

Member Type Prices
Physician/PA Members $125.00
Physician/PA Non-Members $250.00

Category
CME
Time
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
9:00 AM

Track 2 - 3 CME Credits
This panel-based activity, designed for a general physician audience, aims to highlight a comprehensive approach to obesity medicine. Our expert panelists will provide insightful clinical information and strategies to support sensible weight loss for adult and pediatric patients across various weight ranges and health profiles. Topics will include medical nutrition therapy, pharmacotherapy, bariatric and metabolic surgery, and pediatric weight management solutions.

Both livestream and in-person registrants will receive access to the livestream and recordings.

Member Type Prices
Physician/PA Members $125.00
Physician/PA Non-Members $250.00

Category
CME
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 AM

Medical students, residents, and fellows participating in the Poster Symposium are invited to attend this special lunch event, which will include many of the deans and other representatives from Florida's medical schools.
Category
*Registration - Residents/Fellows & Students
Time
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
12:15 PM

Last year's FMA PAC Good Government Lunch featured William Flanary, MD, a Portland-based ophthalmologist and renowned medical known to his extensive social media audience as "Dr. Glaucomflecken," alongside distinguished guests from the legislative realm. Stay tuned for the announcement of this year's speaker.
Category
Special Events
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM

The FMA President Celebration event will be held in support of the Karl M. Altenburger, MD Physician Leadership Academy, the David A. Paulus, MD Poster Symposium, and in honor of Lisa Cosgrove, MD, who will be installed as 148th FMA President.
Category
Special Events
Time
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:30 PM

Sunday, 04 August 2024

Description
Track 3 - 3 CME Credits
This panel-based activity is intended for a general physician audience to broaden their view of cerebrovascular disease and stroke, and to provide insights as to how practitioners can support the improvement of pertinent care in Florida.

Both livestream and in-person registrants will receive access to the livestream and recordings.

Member TypePrices
Physician/PA Members$125.00
Physician/PA Non-Members$250.00

Category
CME
Time
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
9:00 AM

Track 3 - 3 CME Credits
This panel-based activity is intended for a general physician audience to broaden their view of cerebrovascular disease and stroke, and to provide insights as to how practitioners can support the improvement of pertinent care in Florida.

Both livestream and in-person registrants will receive access to the livestream and recordings.

Member TypePrices
Physician/PA Members$125.00
Physician/PA Non-Members$250.00

Category
CME
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 AM

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To attain VIP status, please pay the remaining balance of $1250.00 for your 1000+ club membership. You can pay your balance through your PAC Cart or contact Sarah Hickman to become a part of the 1000+ club.

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