Top Medical Conferences in the US in 2018

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If you're working in the medical field and you're interested in attending a conference in the US this year, then consider attending one of these top 10 medical conferences in the US in 2018:

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top medical conferences in america in 2018

AAFP National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students

Organiser: American Academy of Family Practitioners
Date: August 2-4, 2018
Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Website: https://www.aafp.org/events/national-conference.html

For students, residents, and exhibitors, this conference focuses on the futures and careers of those in the early stages of their work in family medicine. Students who are considering a career in family medicine and want to learn more can explore residency programs and connect with potential employers, plus attend workshops, procedural skills courses, and sessions about applying to residency.

 

MGMA18: The Annual Conference

Organiser: Medical Group Management Association

Date: Sep 30-Oct 1, 2018

Location: Boston, MA

Website: https://www.mgma.com/events/mgma18-the-annual-conference

A healthcare management event for medical practice and hospital executives, physicians and consultants. Around 5000 people attend to discuss concepts in efficiency, profitability and opportunity.

Family Medicine Experience (FMX) Annual Meeting

Organiser: American Academy of Family Practitioners
Date: October 9-13, 2018
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Website: https://www.aafp.org/events/fmx.html

One of the world's largest conferences on family medicine, this meeting brings together family physicians from across the country to share information and gain knowledge about the latest developments in healthcare. This year's meeting has a special panel on opioids as a hot topic for this year as well as a special session on recent updates in evidence-based medicine.

The Medtech Conference

Organiser: AdvaMed

Date: September 24-26, 2018

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://www.themedtechconference.com/

3000 attendees from 30 countries come together from the world of medtech to share experiences and gain information from 125 exhibitors, 80 sessions and presentations, and 250 speakers. There is a variety of educational programming as well as networking opportunities based around the conference theme of “Innovation Transforming Health Care.”

4th Neurological Disorders Summit (NDS)

Organiser: United Scientific Group

Date: Jul 23 - 25, 2018

Location: Los Angeles, California

Website: http://neurodisordersconference.com/

An event for neuroscientists and physicians to share experiences and discuss their research, with keynote speeches from prestigious scientists like Rajendra Badgaiyan, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA, Kenneth Blum, University of Florida, USA, Jin Jun Luo, Temple University, USA, and Ahmad Salehi, Stanford Medical School, USA.

6th Scientific Meeting of the World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Organiser: World Society for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Date: Jul 22 - 26, 2018

Location: Orlando, Florida

Website: https://www.wspchs.org/future-meetings/6th-scientific-meeting

The world's largest conference dedicated to pediatric and congenital cardiac surgery, this events accepts “abstracts depicting original research, evidence-based practice and/or quality improvement relevant to the study of pediatric cardiovascular care.” The categories for presentations this year are as follows:anes Surgery, Cardiology, Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Nursing, and Perfusion or Administration.

HealthTrust University Conference 2018

Organiser: HealthTrust

Date: Jul 23 - 25, 2018

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Website: https://healthtrustpg.com/event/healthtrust-university-conference/

This conference is organised by HealthTrust, a healthcare provider that works with hospitals to make purchasing more efficient and affordable. The events offers educational sessions including those with education credits for materials management, healthcare executives, pharmacy and various clinical disciplines plus keynote speakers and information and best practices from HealthTrust leaders.

20th Annual Summer Conference on Pediatrics

Organiser: Symposia Medicus

Date: Jul 25 - 28, 2018

Location: Olympic Valley, California

Website: http://www.symposiamedicus.org/Assets/Conference/1455/1455.html

A conference for physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of pediatric patients to come together and increase knowledge and competence in the field, with an emphasis on the practical application of evidence-based topics. The format includes didactic lectures, smaller group breakout and interactive sessions, case studies, and question and answer sessions.

2018 American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Summer Meeting

Organiser: American Academy of Dermatology

Date: Jul 26 - 29, 2018

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Website: https://www.aad.org/meetings/summer-meeting

A large conference in the field of dermatology, this event has sessions such as Hot Topics in Medical Dermatology, information on biologics as a treatment for psoriasis, a hands-on workshop for practising patient skills, plus the usual presentations, keynote speeches, and discussion sessions.

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) 60th Annual Meeting

Organiser: American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Date: Jul 29 - Aug 02, 2018

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

Website: https://w3.aapm.org/meetings/2018AM/

For those working in medical physics, this conference is a must. With scientific, educational and professional presentations plus exhibits from medical physics companies, the theme for this year is “Beyond the Future!”


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