At SMA, we know that you want to enjoy the practice of medicine. However, the business of medicine can keep that from happening. We understand. This is why we developed the Business of Medicine Simplified; to help you simplify the business, so you can enjoy the practice.
Southern Regional Assembly
June 27 - 29
|Thursday, June 27 (Tentative)|
|4:15 - 5:30 pm||Registration|
|5:30 - 7:00 pm||First General Session (MEMBERS ONLY)|
|7:00 - 8:30 pm||Social Event|
Friday, June 28 (Tentative)
|7:00 - 9:00 am||Clinical Poster Presentations, includes Breakfast|
|9:00 - 9:15 am||Break|
|9:15 - 11:15 am||Deans’ Forum|
|11:15 - 11:30 am||Break|
|11:30 am - 1:00 pm||Luncheon|
|1:00 - 3:00 pm||Oral Abstract Presentations|
|3:00 - 3:15 pm||Break|
|3:15 – 5:15 pm||Oral Abstract Presentations (Oral abstract awards presented)|
|5:30 – 7:30 pm||Social Event|
Saturday, June 29 (Tentative)
|6:30 - 7:30 am||Continental Breakfast|
|7:30 - 8:30 am||Practice Employment|
|8:30 - 9:30 am||Business Operations|
|9:30 - 9:45 am||Break|
|9:45 - 10:45 am||Business Finance|
|10:45 - 11:45 am||Insurance and Risk Management|
|11:45 am - 1:00 pm||Lunch Provided|
|1:00 - 2:00 pm||Contracting and Reimbursement|
|2:00 - 3:00 pm||Technology|
|3:00 - 3:15 pm||Break|
|3:15 - 4:15 pm||Hot Topics in the Business of Medicine|
|4:15 - 4:30 pm||Break|
|4:30 - 5:00 pm||Presidential Installation|
|Physician/Healthcare Professional – Member||$395|
|Physician/Healthcare Professional – Non-Member||$595|
|Student, Resident, Fellow||$75|
|Spouse of Student, Resident, Fellow||No Charge|
Cancellation Policy: All conferences are subject to cancellation. SMA will not refund travel costs if the meeting is cancelled. Refunds are not given for inclement weather. Registration fee refund requests must be submitted in writing to the SMA. A refund of your registration fee, minus a $50 administration processing fee, will be granted if notice is received by June 19, 2019. After this time, SMA will have incurred all related costs regarding your planned registration, therefore, no refunds will be granted. We urge you to register and book early because rooms often sell out prior to the cutoff date.
Southern Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Southern Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
$155 Single/Double per room, per night plus applicable taxes (currently 14% and $2.00 city of Hoover bed fee, both subject to change). All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit with a major credit card.
June 7, 2019
To Book Your Reservation:
Call the Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel at 1-402-593-5098 reference the group as "Southern Medical Association.”
To book online: click here.
The Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel is the only hotel associated with the Southern Medical Association Business of Medicine – Simplified meeting.
Hotel requires a 72-hour cancellation notice prior to arrival.
Early Departure Fee:
In the event that a guest who has reserved a room checks out prior to the guest’s reserved checkout date, an early departure fee of $50 will be charged to the guest’s account. Guests wishing to avoid this fee MUST advise the hotel at or before check-in.
Check-in: 4:00 pm / Check-out: 11:00 am
Current daily parking rates including tax are $12.00 per day self-parking / $18.00 per day valet. Prices do not include tax and are subject to change.
Call SMA Tours at (800) 423-4992 Ext. 109.
June 27-29, 2019
Hyatt Regency Birmingham – The Wynfrey Hotel
1000 Riverchase Galleria
Birmingham, AL 35244
Call (800)423-4992 Ext. 620 for assistance. We urge you to book early as our room block often sells out prior to the cut-off date.