SAVE THE DATE
Early Bird Registration – EXTENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
The National Medical Association invites you to join us July 27-31, 2013 in Toronto, Canada for our Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly. As always, your participation is vital.
Take advantage of the National Medical Association (NMA) Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly "Early Bird Rates" which will continue for a few more weeks.
|Early Bird Rates|
|Physicians||Members $525*||Non-Members $1685|
|Non Physicians||Members $275*||Non-Members $300|
|Residents/Fellows||Members $55*||Non-Members $160|
|Students||Members $20*||Non-Members $90|
**In order to enjoy the Member rates, you must have your Member ID number handy. If you have not received your Member ID# on you at the moment please call (800)-662-0554 Monday through Friday to verify your membership number.
You will need a valid passport when traveling to Canada for the NMA's 2013 Annual Convention in Toronto, Canada. To apply for one - click here.
National Medical Association Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly
Toronto, Canada – July 27- 31, 2013.
For the past 110 years, the National Medical Association (NMA) has conducted its Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly, the nation’s foremost conference devoted to medical science and African American health. The next NMA Annual Convention will convene from July 27 – July 31, 2013.
The 2013 NMA Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly offers an exciting venue to interact with the largest spectrum of African American physicians, academicians and scientists in the country as well as other allied health professionals.
Twenty-five concurrent scientific sections will conduct educational sessions ranging from Aerospace Medicine to Women’s Health; also over 150 exhibits will display information.
Your participation in the NMA 2013 Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly is important to the NMA’s professional development and Association’s growth.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
If you are a medical professional involved in providing the most recent information concerning patient care, then the National Medical Association’s 2013 Annual Convention & Scientific Assembly is for you. Medical Professionals who should attend include:
• Nurse practitioners
• Physician assistants
• Medical Students
• Health Care Professionals
Housing is now open at the following locations:
- FAIRMONT ROYAL YORK HOTEL
- 100 Front St West, Toronto, ON M5J 1E3, Canada
- Distance to event: 3 Blocks
- SHERATON CENTRE TORONTO
- 123 Queen St West, Toronto, ON M5H 2M9, Canada
- Distance to event: 6 Blocks
- HILTON TORONTO
- 145 Richmond St West, Toronto, ON M5H 2L2, Canada
- Distance to event: 5 Blocks
Online Reservations – click here
Telephone Reservations, see contact numbers below:
- 866-210-5133 (U.S./ Canada)
- 972-349-5964 (International)
- Mon-Fri, 8:00am-6:30pm CST
- 866-210-5134 (U.S./ Canada)
- 972-349-5965 (International)
- Mon-Fri, 8:00am-6:30pm CST
NMA/Wyndham Jade Housing
6100 W. Plano Parkway, Ste. 3500
Plano, TX 75093
Airports: The main airport is Pearson International Airport (YYZ), which is serviced by American, Delta, United, Air Canada. This airport is about 29 km to downtown Toronto.
American Airlines – To receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable published air fare, call American Airlines at 1-800-433-1790 from anywhere in the United States or Canada and refer to your Promotion Code 5373DI or go online to www.aa.com/group and insert the promotion code in the appropriate box.
Air Canada – For a discount on flights, go to the Air Canada website, www.aircanada.com, and enter the promotion code F49TJNC1 in the “Promotion Code” block when searching for flights.
Airport Express - Click here to book your shuttle service between Pearson Airport and your hotel. Pricing reflects a 10% discount - $18.00 per person one-way or $36.00 two-way.
Avis Rent-A-Car – To receive the lowest rate, click here or call the Meetings and Convention Department at 1-800-525-7537 and mention AWD# D028444.
An alternate airport is the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ), which is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Toronto. Air Porter offers daily flights from Boston, Chicago (Midway), Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, New York (Newark), Ottawa, Quebec City, Sault Ste Marie, St John’s NL, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Washington, DC and Windsor.
Porter Airlines – Porter Airlines is offering a 15% discount on all available base fares. To access, go to the Porter Airlines website and enter the promotion code NMA013 in the “Promotion Code” block when searching for flights.
Workshops “hands on” activities and seminars addressing critical concerns of medical specialists will be held on Saturday and Sunday. Lectures, panels, and demonstrations will be provided throughout the week. Guest health care provider lecturers from leading institutions, National Medical Association physician experts, basic scientists, and residents and students in competition will bring to the Assembly current management of diseases confronted in today’s medical practice.
The scientific activity is designed to provide educational experiences throughout special sessions, postgraduate courses and specialty sessions from twenty-four separate specialties. In-depth review of updated diagnostic methods and therapeutics will be discussed in an effort to prepare the participating physician for current medical practice in his/her field of specialty. Combined specialty sessions will provide opportunities for exchange of ideas and debate.
The National Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The National Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
All scientific sessions throughout the week are open to registered convention participants. However, pre-registration may be required for special workshops.
Lectures, panelists, and planning committee members have disclosed relationships with commercial organizations. These relationships are to be disclosed by the lecture at the time of presentation.
OFF LABLED DRUGS: All speakers must acknowledge the status of drugs discussed and not approved for in-patient care.
DISCOVER TORONTO, CANADA
Toronto is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world; a place where international ideas intersect with Canadian culture. A centre of rare openness, warmth, energy and style, Toronto is enriched by the fusion of traditions, passions and perspectives on life of the more than 100 cultures found here.
SUBMIT AN ABSTRACT
Health professionals interested in presenting during the NMA Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly will be invited to submit abstracts. Deadline date – November 15, 2012. For more information click here