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50th Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium

March 16-18, 2019
Francis Marion Hotel

Conference Description

The 50th Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium will provide engaging, evidence-based updates on a range of obstetrical and gynecological challenges, aimed at enabling clinicians to update their practice, improve the quality of care for their patients, and optimize patient outcomes and satisfaction. The symposium focuses on enhancing participants’ knowledge of new evidence and trends in the field and highlighting practical applications for this knowledge. Conference faculty include nationally known guest faculty and distinguished MUSC faculty. Content is chosen for this CME activity based on needs assessment and educational gaps derived from local, regional and national data including peer review, literature updates and specialty society information. Content is presented through key updates on emerging topics, expert presentations, and interactive panel discussions. Please see the agenda for a detailed description of topics and learning objectives to be addressed within this three day conference. 

Conference Schedule

The Conference schedule can be found in the Schedule Brochure (PDF)

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACOG: Application has been submitted to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Nursing Credit:  Most states accept CMEs that apply to a specific nursing specialty as nursing continuing education. Please check with your respective State Board of Nursing to ascertain the equivalent number of contact hours offered for 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Disclosure

In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be required to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.

Accreditation

The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Americans With Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing medical education activity, please call the Office of CME at 843-876-1925 or attach a note to your registration form by February 1, 2019. 

Registration Fees

Conference fees can be found on the Registration & Fees webpage

Hotel

The Francis Marion Hotel, historic Charleston’s landmark full service hotel, is in the heart of Charleston’s historic district. Located at the newly restored Marion Square, the Francis Marion Hotel is only a few blocks from the Charleston Visitor Center, South Carolina Aquarium, restaurants, boutiques, galleries, museums, antique shops and night life. The hotel offers valet parking, spa, concierge, retail shops and the Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar. Special group rates start at $249.00, plus tax, per night. A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved and are being offered on a first come, first serve basis. The room block will be held until Wednesday, February 13, 2019 however the room block may be filled prior to this date. In such a case, neither the group rate nor guest room availability can be guaranteed. Therefore, we recommend you make your reservation as soon as possible. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 843-722-0600 or 877-756-2121 and identifying yourself as being a participant in this meeting, or by following the online directions below.

Book Online Reservation

Online Booking Code: OBGYN19

Parking: Valet parking at the hotel is available at $25.00 plus tax, per day and can be added to your guest folio. In addition, self-parking is available at $20.00 per day (cash). Rates are subject to change with notice.

Cancellations

A refund will be made upon written request prior to February 16, 2019; however, $100.00 will be retained for administrative costs. No refunds will be made after February 16, 2019. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for cancelled programs. The Medical University of South Carolina cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. By registering for this conference, you acknowledge and agree to this cancellation policy. 

Online Syllabus

We’re going green! In our efforts to “go green”, the syllabus will be provided on our website. Information will be emailed to you the week prior to the conference so that you may download a copy. Internet connection will also be available in the meeting room. A printed syllabus (3 slides per page) is available upon request at the time of your registration for an additional fee of $40.00.

Course Faculty

Course faculty can be found on the Faculty webpage