In addition to the business of the House there are a number of other activities scheduled during the weekend including Medical and Resident Student activities, CME, the Good Government Luncheon, and the FMA David Paulus, M.D. Poster Symposium. Check back here for up to date information on the weekend’s schedule of events, updates from the Speakers, announced candidates, meeting registration information and more.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday, August 3, 2018

StartEndEventLocation
7:00 am5:00 pmRegistrationPre-Function North
7:00 am3:30 pmFMA PAC 1000+ Club LoungeSt. Croix 1
8:00 am7:30 pmSponsor/FMA Preferred Vendor ExhibitsPreFunction North, East and South
8:00 am2:00 pmKarl Altenburger, M.D. Physician Leadership Academy Turks 1
8:30 am12:45 pmConference of Florida Medical Society Executives MeetingGrand Caribbean 6
9:00 am6:30 pmCME Track 1: Navigating Florida’s Medical Landscape 7.5 CME Credits
Regulatory updates, public health alerts, and mandatory topics, including the new 2-hour controlled substance prescribing course, to help MDs and DOs maintain their Florida license. Free for FMA members/PA members; $425 for physicians/PA non-members
Grand Caribbean 7
10:00 am12:00 pmFaculty Developement Workshop: Essentials of Incorporating Medical Education into Your Practice presented by CFMSD and FMASt. Croix 2
12:30 pm1:30 pmLunch - Reserve your seat for a special lunch presentation for only $15. There are limited options for lunch at the hotel and seats are limited, so sign up today! Presenter announced soon.Grand Caribbean 10-12
1:00 pm3:00 pmSpecialty Society Section MeetingGrand Caribbean 3-5
2:00 pm3:30 pmCredentials and Rules CommitteeGrand Caribbean 8 & 9
3:30 pm5:30 pmFMA PAC Board MeetingGrand Caribbean 1 & 2
3:30 pm4:30 pmReference Committee OrientationGrand Caribbean 8 & 9
4:30 pm5:30 pmHouse of Delegates New Delegate Orientation Grand Caribbean 8 & 9
5:30 pm6:30 pmKeynote: Redesigning Clinical Workflow; Returning Joy to Patient CareGrand Caribbean 7
6:30 pm7:30 pmFMA Welcome ReceptionPrefunction North, East and South

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Saturday, August 4, 2018

StartEndEventLocation
6:00 am4:00 pmRegistration PreFunction North
6:00 am8:00 amNorthwest Florida CaucusTurks 4
6:00 am8:00 amSouth Florida CaucusTurks 1
6:00 am8:00 amFlorida Academy of Family PhysiciansCaicos 3
7:00 am1:00 pmFMA PAC 1000+ Club
Lounge
St. Croix 1
7:00 am8:00 amSpecialty Society Caucus Caicos 4
7:00 am8:00 amGator Group CaucusTurks 2
7:00 am5:00 pmFlorida Geriatrics Society - Exhibits Royal Pacific: Java 1
7:30 am4:00 pmSponsor/FMA Preferred Vendor ExhibitsPreFunction North, East, South
8:00 am12:00 pm2018 FMA David Paulus M.D. Poster Symposium General ViewingGrand Caribbean 6
8:00 am5:00 pmFlorida Geriatrics Society Educational Symposium and Annual Business Meeting

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Royal Pacific: Java 2
8:00 am9:45 amHouse of Delegates Session 1Kingston Hall
8:00 am12:00 pmCME Track 2: Physician Wellness: Topics, tactics, and strategies to address the growing issue of physician burnout. 4.5 CME Credits
$150 FMA members; $75 physician assistant associate members; $300 for non-member physicians/PAs
Royal Pacific: Pacifica 12
10:00 am12:00 pmMSS Governing Council Caicos 6
10:00 am12:00 pmRFS Governing CouncilCaicos 5
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee I, Health, Education & Public Policy Grand Caribbean 1-3
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee II, Finance and AdministrationGrand Caribbean 4 & 5
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee III, Legislation Grand Caribbean 11-12
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee IV, Medical EconomicsGrand Caribbean 8-10
12:15 pm1:30 pmLunch Keynote: Inspiring Change: Lifestyle choices made easier for all students, residents and fellowsRoyal Pacific: Pacifica 11
1:00 pm2:30 pmFMA PAC Good Government Luncheon Annual event featuring keynote political speaker. 1000+ club members at the $2,500 level or above will have VIP seating. (Ticketed Event)Grand Caribbean 7
1:00 pm6:00 pmFl Society Plastic SurgeonsCaicos 1
2:00 pm4:00 pmDavid Paulus M.D. Poster Symposium JudgingGrand Caribbean 6
2:00 pm5:00 pmFL Orthopaedic Society Board MeetingTurks 5
4:30 pm5:00 pm2018 FMA David Paulus M.D. Poster Symposium - AwardsGrand Caribbean 6
6:30 pm9:00 pmCelebration event that will support the Karl Altenburger Leadership Academy, the FMA poster symposium and recognition of Corey L. Howard, MD, the 142nd FMA President (Ticketed Event)Grand Caribbean 7

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Sunday, August 5, 2018

StartEndEventLocation
6:00 am10:00 amFMA Annual Meeting RegistrationPre-function North
6:00 am1:00 pmFMA PAC 1000+ Club LoungeKingston Pre-function
6:00 am7:30 amNorthwest Florida Caucus
Grand Caribbean 11-12
6:00 am7:30 amNortheast Florida CaucusSt. Croix 2
6:00 am8:00 amCentral Florida Caucus
Grand Caribbean 6
6:00 am7:30 amSouth Florida CaucusTurks 1
6:45 am8:00 amLower West Coast Caucus
Grand Caribbean 8-10
6:45 am8:00 amFlorida Chapter ACPCaicos 2
6:30 am8:00 amFlorida Academy of Family PhysiciansCaicos 3
7:00 am8:00 amSpecialty Society CaucusCaicos 4
7:00 am8:00 amGator Group CaucusTurks 2
7:00 am8:00 amFMA Elections - VotingGrand Caribbean 4 & 5
8:00 am12:00 pmFMA House of Delegates - 2nd SessionKingston Hall
8:00 am12:00 pmCME Track 3 – Physician Leadership: Learning to Lead
Panel-based activity to sharpen your skills and ability to work collaboratively for excellence in patient care. (3.5 CME credits) $125 FMA members/PA members; $250 non-member physicians/PAs
Royal Pacific: Pacifica 12
12:00 pm12:15 pm2018-19 Board of Governors Photograph Pre-function North - Central
12:15 pm1:20 pm2017-18 Board of Governors Lunch Grand Caribbean 3-5
1:30 pm5:00 pm2017-18 Post-Convention Board of Governors MeetingGrand Caribbean 1-2

Complete your mandatory courses live at Annual Meeting on Friday (MDs and DOs). Any credit you earn through the FMA will be reported for you to the Florida Department of Health’s continuing education tracking system, CE Broker.

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

CME Designation: The Florida Medical Association designates these live activities for a maximum of 15.5 AMA PRA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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