Important Conferences Dates

Please review the files below for important dates and information about conferences in each division and/or speciality area.

 

Cardiology

ACC (American College of Cardiology)

  • General Timeline: March-April
  • Next event: April 2-4, 2016, Chicago, IL
  • Abstract Deadlines: September-October

AHA (American Heart Association)

  • General Timeline: November
  • Next event: November 12-16, 2016, Orlando, FL
  • Abstract Deadlines: May-June

Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

  • General Timeline: April-May
  • Next event: May 4-7, 2016, San Francisco, CA
  • Abstract Deadline: March

TCT (Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics)

  • General Timeline: October-November
  • Next event: October 29-November 2, 2016, Washington, DC
  • Abstract Deadline: May

Digestive Diseases

Digestive Disease Week

  • General Timeline: May
  • Next event: May 21-24, 2016, San Diego, CA
  • Abstract Deadline: November-December

American College of Gastroenterology National Meeting

  • General Timeline: October
  • Next event: October 14-19, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • Abstract Deadline: June 

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Endocrine Society

  • General Timeline: Early April o April 1-4, 2016,  Boston, MA
  • Next event: April 1-4, 2017, Orlando, FL
  • Abstract Deadline: November

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

  • General Timeline: May
  • Next event: May 25-29, 2016, Orlando, FL
  • Abstract Deadline: December

American Society for Bone and Mineral Research

  • General Timeline: September-October
  • Next event: September 16-19, 2016, Atlanta, GA
  • Abstract Deadline: March-April

American Thyroid Association

  • General Timeline: September-October
  • Next event: September 21-25, 2016, Denver, CO
  • Abstract Deadline: May, May 25, 2016

American Diabetes Association

  • General Timeline: June
  • Next event: June 10-14, 2016, New Orleans
  • Abstract Deadline: December-January, January 4, 2016

General Medicine

 Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) National Meeting

  • General Timeline: May
  • Next event: May 11-14, 2016, Hollywood, FL
  • Abstract Deadline: September
  • Additional Info:
    • Accepts abstracts, clinical vignettes, innovations
    • Fee to submit

SGIM Regional Meeting

  • General Timeline: February
  • Next event: February 18-20, 2016, Atlanta, GA
  • Abstract Deadline: October
  • Additional Info:
    • Accepts scientific abstracts, clinical vignettes, innovations

American College of Physicians 

  • General Timeline: May
  • Next event: May 3-7, 2016, Washington, DC
  • Abstract Deadline: December
  • Additional Info:
    • Accepts abstracts, clinical vignettes 

Geriatrics

American Geriatrics Society

  • General Timeline: May
  • May 18-21, 2016, Long Beach, CA
  • Abstract Deadline: November-December  

Hematology/Oncology

ASH (American Society of Hematology)

  • General Timeline: December
  • Next event: December 3-6, 2016, Orlando, FL
  • Abstract Deadlines: September-October

ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) 

  • General Timeline: May-June
  • Next event: June 3-7, 2016, Chicago, IL
  • Abstract Deadlines: January-February  

Hospital Medicine

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM)

  • General Timeline: March
  • Next event: March 6-9, 2016, San Diego, CA
  • Abstract Deadline: November-December
  • Additional Info:
    • Accepts clinical vignettes, scientific abstracts, innovations
    • Deadline for submissions is December

Southern Hospital Medicine Meeting

  • General Timeline: October 
  • Next event: October 1-15, 2016, Atlanta, GA
  • Abstract Deadline: Pending
  • Additional Info:
    • Dan Dressler, Dustin Smith, and Joanna Bonsall are on the organizing committee and would be very helpful to interested residents.
    • Accepts clinical vignettes, abstracts 

Infectious Diseases

ID Week

  • General Timeline: October
  • Next event: October 26-30, 2016, New Orleans
  • Abstract Deadline: April-May
  • Other info
    • Many Resident and medical student travel grants
    • Fellow’s Day – case submissions for a case based session – we always choose a resident one – these come with funding
    • Posters in the Park – med student and resident posters – a little lower bar than the main meeting making it easier to get a poster accepted
    • Med Education poster category available o Mentoring program – if you are going to the meeting and interested, can opt in to a program that will pair you with a fellow and a mentor in an area of your interest which gets you lunch with the mentor, career and research counseling and in 2016 there will be a series of breakfasts as well focused on special content for the resident/student/fellow.

CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

  • General Timeline: February
  • Next event: February 22-25, 2016,  Boston, MA
  • Abstract Deadline: September
  • Additional Info:
    • Relatively difficult to get a poster accepted, but travel grants if you do get a poster accepted

Microbe

  • General Timeline: June
  • Next event: June 16-20, 2016,  Boston, MA
  • Abstract Deadline: January
  • Additional Info:
    • Travel grants available
    • Special daily programs for residents

 Citywide ID Conference

  • Every other month in Atlanta
  • Free Dinner
  • Residents are always welcome

Palliative Care

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Annual Assembly

  • General Timeline: March
    • March 9-12, 2016, Chicago, IL
    • Abstract Deadline: July-August

Quality Improvement

National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care (Institute for Healthcare Improvement)

  • General Timeline: December
  • Next conference - December 4-7, 2016, Orlando, FL
  • Abstract Deadline: Late summer / early fall

Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Chest

  • General Timeline: October
  • Next event: October 22-26, 2016, Los Angeles, CA 
  • Abstract Deadline: March-April

ATS (American Thoracic Society)

  • General Timeline: May
  • Next event: May 13-18, 2016, San Francisco, CA
  • Abstract Deadlines: October-November  

SCCM (Society of Critical Care Medicine)

  • General Timeline: February
  • Next event: February 20-24, 2016, Orlando, FL
  • Abstract Deadlines: September-October \

Rheumatology

ASH (American Society of Hematology) • General Timeline: December o December 3-6, 2016  Orlando, FL • Abstract Deadlines: o September-October • Link: http://www.hematology.org/Annual-Meeting/ ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology) • General Timeline: May-June o June 3-7, 2016  Chicago, IL • Abstract Deadlines: January-February o February 2, 2016 • Link: http://am.asco.org/

Renal Medicine

American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week

  • General Timeline:  November
  • Next event: November 15-20, 2016, Chicago, IL
  • Abstract Deadline:  May-June

National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

  • General Timeline:  April-May
  • Next event: April 27-May 1, 2016, Boston, MA
  • Abstract Deadline:  November-December