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, 2017

Friday, August 3, 2018

7:00 am5:00 pmRegistration
7:00 am5:00 pmFMA PAC Lounge
8:00 am7:30 pmSponsor/FMA Preferred Vendor Exhibits
8:00 am2:00 pmKarl Altenburger, M.D. Physician Leadership Academy
8:30 am12:45 pmConference of Florida Medical Society Executives Meeting
9:00 am6:00 pmCME Track 1: Navigating Florida’s Medical Landscape
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
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.
1:00 pm3:00 pmSpecialty Society Section Meeting
2:00 pm3:30 pmCredentials and Rules Committee
3:30 pm5:30 pmFMA PAC Board Meeting
3:30 pm4:30 pmReference Committee Orientation
4:30 pm5:30 pmHouse of Delegates New Delegate Orientation
6:00 pm7:00 pmFMA Welcome Reception

Saturday, August 4, 2017

Saturday, August 4, 2018

6:00 am4:00 pmRegistration
6:00 am4:00 pmFMA PAC Lounge
6:00 am8:00 AMNorthwest Florida Caucus
6:00 am8:00 AMSouth Florida Caucus
6:00 am8:00 AMFlorida Academy of Family Physicians
7:30 am4:00 pmSponsor/FMA Preferred Vendor Exhibits
8:00 am12:00 pm2018 FMA David Paulus M.D. Poster Symposium General Viewing
8:00 am9:30 amHouse of Delegates Session 1
8:00 am1:30 pmCME Track 2: Physician Wellness: Topics, tactics, and strategies to address the growing issue of physician burnout. 3 CME Credits
$150 FMA members; $75 physician assistant associate members; $300 for non-member physicians/PAs
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee I, Health, Education & Public Policy
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee II, Finance and Administration
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee III, Legislation
10:00 am12:00 pmReference Committee IV, Medical Economics
12:15 pm1:30 pmLunch keynote on wellness for all students, residents and fellows
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)
1:00 pm6:00 pmFl Society Plastic Surgeons
2:00 pm4:00 pmDavid Paulus M.D. Poster Symposium Judging
2:00 pm5:00 pmFL Orthopaedic Society Board Meeting
4:30 pm6:00 pm2018 FMA David Paulus M.D. Poster Symposium - Awards Ceremony
6:30 pm9:30 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)

Sunday, August 5, 2017

Sunday, August 5, 2018

6:00 am10:00 amFMA Annual Meeting Registration
7:00 am8:00 amFMA Elections - Voting
6:00 am8:00 amCaucus Meetings
8:00 am12:00 pmCME Track 3 Emerging Issues in Florida Medicine: CME will dive in to the most current issues facing Florida physicians. 2.5 CME Credits $125 FMA members/PA members; $250 non-member physicians/PAs
8:00 am12:00 pmFMA House of Delegates - 2nd Session
12:15 pm1:15 pm2017-18 Board of Governors Lunch
1:30 pm5:00 pm2017-18 Post-Convention Board of Governors Meeting

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 14 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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