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Submit your events and announcements no later than four months before the event to the calendar editor,
Theresa G. Reed, MD, MPH, firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the following information: date, name of
event, location; sponsoring group(s); topics to be presented; CME credit hours (if applicable); fees; event’s
web address (online brochure); and name, telephone number and e-mail of a contact person.
Third Annual Empire State Medical Association Conference FEBRUARY
and Student Research Competition: “Practical Solution to the NMA Board of Trustees. Date and place TBA. 202-347-1895
Medical Malpractice and Obesity Crisis in New York.” New York
Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave., New York, NY. CME credit
Interim Meeting of the National Medical Association’s
available. www.nyesma.org; Daniel Laroche, MD: email@example.com
House of Delegates. Washington, DC area. 202-347-1895
Workshop: “Getting to Zero: How Hospitals Can Use MARCH
Rapid Tests to Virtually Eliminate Mother-to-Child HIV 21–23
Transmission.” Sponsored by CDC, HARET (Health Research 2009 NMA Colloquium. Westin Arlington Gateway Hotel, 801
& Educational Trust), and Michigan Health and Hospital N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA. Byron Sogie-Thomas: 202-347-
Association. 8:00 AM–5:00 PM. Detroit Medical Center, Kresge 1895, ext. 232
Eye Institute. Free. Continental breakfast and lunch provided and 24
$25 gas card. Register by Oct. 24. Jennifer Reiter: 312-422-2637 NMA Gala for the African Diaspora Health Initiative.
Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony of the Roman- 26–29 (or June 4–7)
Barnes Society of Ophthalmology. Held in conjunction with Region VI-NMA Annual Meeting. Northern California.
the American Academy of Ophthalmology. 6 PM. Commerce Club, Arthur W. Fleming, MD, regional chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
34 Broad St. NW, Atlanta, GA. Clifton Peay, MD: 804-559-7002
National Osteoporosis Foundation Regional Meeting: Region II-NMA Annual Meeting. Nemacolin Woodland Spa
“Osteoporosis: Improving Clinical Practice.” Omni Houston and Resort, Farmington, PA. $220/night. Sandra McGruder-
Hotel, 4 Riverway, Houston, TX. CME credit available. www.NoF . Jackson, MD, regional chair: email@example.com
org/professionals/meetings; Audrey E. Shively: firstname.lastname@example.org
14–16 2009 Annual Meeting of the SNMA. New Orleans, LA.
Clinical Vaccinology Course. Sponsored by the National
Foundation for Infectious Disease, the Emory Department of 16–18
Medicine-Division of Infectious Disease and the Emory Vaccine NMA Board of Trustees. Westin Hotel, Arlington, VA. 202-
Center in collaboration with the National Medical Association 347-1895
and others. Hyatt Regency Bethesda Hotel, Bethesda, MD. CME