Recognized as one of the top 50 medical meetings by the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the world's leading educational forum for academicians, clinicians, researchers, students and trainees working in gastroenterology, hepatology, GI endoscopy, gastrointestinal surgery and related fields.
The ACG Annual Scientific Meeting offers the latest clinical information on key topics for the GI physician; plenary sessions and poster sessions that showcase research and provide a wealth of patient-related clinical data and experiences; a Trainees' Forum that allows young physicians to explore career opportunities; industry exhibitions featuring the latest advances in gastrointestinal technology and therapeutics; and so much more.
According to the AGA-ASGE, the 2013 Clinical Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will offer “the latest updates on key clinical issues to help enhance your delivery of patient care and clinical decision-making skills,” enabling attendees to “take away practical information on the full spectrum of GI and hepatic disorders, immediately applicable in both practice and hospital settings.”
According to the American College of Cardiology, the focus at ACC.13 will be on "the transformation of cardiovascular care — from discovery to delivery." Educational content at ACC.13 will be organized in 16 "learning pathways" that feature "topics ranging from congenital to intervention, imaging to heart failure, prevention to quality care and all the topics in between."
Described by the AAN as “the world's most important annual event for neurologists and neuroscience professionals,” the 2013 annual meeting will offer cutting-edge scientific presentations and comprehensive educational programs to more than 10,000 attendees from across the globe.
According to the AAPM, this year’s meeting will provide attendees with “the information you need on the latest science and advancements in the treatment of pain. It will provide you with more pain resources and connections with others so that you have the most current information from the front lines of pain medicine.”
The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) and the Fifth Cooperative Meeting with Americas Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS) is “unique in bringing together all groups committed to improving the lives of people with MS,” and will provide “state-of-the-art information on the latest treatments, research, models of care, epidemiology, genetics, and much more.”
The 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society will “offer current information about the diagnosis, treatment, and management of acute pain, chronic cancer and noncancer pain, and recurrent pain.” This year’s meeting will be “an arena for interdisciplinary exchange among pain scientists and healthcare professionals.”
Hospital Medicine 2013 (HM13) is “the largest national conference solely focused in hospital medicine, offering a wealth of educational and networking opportunities in a broad range of subjects.” Attendees will learn about “the latest research, best practices, most up to date clinical knowledge, and the newest innovations in the field.” HM13 offers the opportunity to “Connect and collaborate with an exciting community of hospital medicine professionals who all share the same goal, transforming healthcare and revolutionizing patient care.”
ENDO 2013 is “the largest endocrinology meeting that serves as the premier event to showcase the best of endocrinology scientific innovations and research. It’s also an excellent venue to expand your knowledge and network with peers and world-renowned experts.”
The 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) is “the world’s biggest science focused conference on HIV and AIDS. Held every two years, the conference attracts about 6,000 delegates from all over the world and is a unique opportunity for science, health, and development journalists to access the world’s leading scientists, clinicians, public health experts and community leaders.”
At ADA 2013, more than 14,000 "top scientists, physicians and other health care professionals from around the world" will gather to "share cutting-edge research, treatment recommendations and advances toward a cure for diabetes."
USCA is "the largest AIDS-related gathering in the US, bringing together over thousands of workers from all fronts of the HIV/AIDS epidemic—from case managers and physicians, to public health workers and advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) and policy-makers—to build national support networks, exchange the latest information and learn cutting-edge tools to address the challenges of HIV/AIDS."
PAINWeek is “the nation's largest pain conference for front line clinicians with an interest in pain management.” PAINWeek offers more than 100 hours of continuing medical education in the following areas: behavioral pain management, complementary and alternative medicine, emergency medicine, health coaching, hypnosis, interventional pain management, medical/legal, neurology, pain and chemical dependency, pain and palliative care, pharmacology, regional pain syndromes, rheumatology, and sex and gender differences in pain management.
Pri-Med East 2013 is designed to offer low-cost continuing medical education in a flexible format. This year’s curriculum will help improve attendees’ abilities to diagnose and manage common conditions in effective and efficient ways that improve outcomes for patients, and evaluate the evidence behind new guidelines and recommendations. They can also learn effective communication techniques to increase patient satisfaction and adherence to treatment.
The 29th Congress of the European Committee for Research and Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) and the 18th Annual Conference of Rehabilitation in MS (RIMS) will provide a comprehensive educational experience that features high-quality scientific information and research in basic, therapeutic, and rehabilitation aspects of multiple sclerosis.
IDWeek 2013 is "an annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS). With the theme 'Advancing Science, Improving Care,' IDWeek features the latest science and bench-to-bedside approaches in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious diseases, including HIV, across the lifespan."
The 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association is "designed for the community of endocrinologists, internists, surgeons, basic scientists, nuclear medicine scientists, pathologists, trainees, nurses, physician assistants and other health care professionals who wish to broaden and update their knowledge of the thyroid gland and its disorders."
The American Neurological Association 2013 Annual Meeting "will offer scientific symposia on remyelination, multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, and neuro-repair, plus Special Interest Group Symposia on 17 different subspecialties." It will also feature "a ground-breaking Public Policy Symposium that will bring together experts to discuss the implications of the Affordable Health Care Act on neurology and neuroscience."
The ACR/ARHP 2013 Annual Meeting is billed as "the must-attend event for anyone involved in research or delivery of rheumatologic care or services. Innovative sessions, ground breaking scientific abstracts, education developed based on practice gaps, the return of popular session formats, as well as hands-on skill training sessions are just some of the highlights."
CHEST 2013 will feature "world-renowned experts from every corner of clinical pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine, as well as pulmonary procedures." Attendees will also have access to "an abundance of lively interactive sessions," as well as "more hands-on, skill-based simulation than ever before." Other features include "innovative case- and problem-based sessions, small-group interactive discussions, self-study stations, and distinguished offerings in leadership development."
Billed as "the single most influential and wide-ranging dialogue about liver disease in the world," The Liver Meeting® is "the premier Annual Meeting in the science and practice of hepatology, including the latest findings on new drugs, novel treatments, and the results from pilot and multicenter studies."
Billed as "the world’s premier nephrology meeting," Kidney Week 2013 will attract more than 13,000 other kidney professionals from across the globe with “exciting and challenging opportunities to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative discussions with leading experts in the field” of nephrology.
The 14th Annual Southern Hospital Medicine Conference will “describe the latest concepts in practicing inpatient medicine, critical care, and specialty care,” explore the newest medical evidence to optimize efficiency and quality of care, and review valuable practice management skills and techniques that can improve clinical and organizational outcomes.
The 2013 Neuroscience Education Institute Psychopharmacology Congress will feature “the finest in psychopharmacology,” brought to you by “a group of exceptional clinicians and elite speakers who will inspire and inform you of the latest treatment strategies.” Attendees will learn about the latest drugs and new ways to use established drugs.
The AHA 2013 Scientific Sessions "is the leading cardiovascular meeting for basic, translational, clinical and population science, in the United States," and is designed to "improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease from many different perspectives."