Global Enhanced Recovery Symposium 2020
February 20-22, 2020
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Duncan Building (CPB) Floor 8, Elevator Q, Rooms 1-8
1155 Pressler Street
Houston, Texas 77030
Conf. # MCON 1425
19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Ethics 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Clinical and administrative healthcare professionals currently or prospectively applying enhanced recovery care practices to patient populations. Content will be applicable for the following target areas: Anesthesia, Surgery, Nursing, Nutrition, Rehabilitation, Pharmacy, Internal Medicine, Information Systems/Technology, Executive/Administrators, Patient and Provider Educators, Stem Cell Transplant, Emergency Medicine, and more.
Agendas are subject to change because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience. MD Anderson may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness and/or scheduling conflicts, conflicts and so forth.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The sessions marked with “**” have been designated by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.
CME Certificates and Attendance Certificates
Certificates awarding AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM or certificates documenting attendance will be e-mailed when an individual completes the on-line CME Verification process after the activity. After this date, no CME or attendance certificates, or MOC credits will be issued.
Non-Physicians will receive a certificate of participation in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.
This live activity offers ABA MOCA 2.0 Part 2 (Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment) credits in the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (known as MOCA 2.0®). Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABA MOC credit.
This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
Participant completion data will be shared with and transmitted to the ACCME on the participant’s behalf.
Nursing Continuing Education contact hours will be provided, along with pharmaceutical credit for the Mid-Level providers.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an approved provider with commendation of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association – Approver, an accredited approver with distinction, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Call for Posters
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Institute for Cancer Care Innovation is proud to host the inaugural Global Enhanced Recovery Symposium in Houston, Texas. This is the first time MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas System, MD Anderson Cancer Network®, and national and international collaborators have come together to share, teach and learn about enhanced recovery initiatives happening around the world.
On behalf of the organizing committee, we invite you to submit a poster abstract that aligns with the symposium theme, Enhanced Recovery: A Patient-Centric, Value-Based Care Paradigm.
- Poster displays will be held February 20-21, 2020, in conjunction with the lunch and break sessions.
- The top 3 poster abstracts will be featured at the Welcome Reception on the opening night of the symposium, February 20, 2020.
Submission requirements for poster abstracts:
- Submit Poster Abstracts Here
- Submission deadline is December 1, 2019
- The conference committee will select abstracts for poster presentations on the bases of their scientific merit and content quality.
- Applicants will be notified of acceptance status by December 31, 2019
- Fields of interest include: Anesthesia, Surgery, Nursing, Nutrition, Pre-Habilitation & Rehabilitation, Pharmacy, Internal Medicine, Information Systems/Technology, Project & Program Management, Stem Cell Transplant, Emergency Medicine, and Patient Education
- Written word limit for abstract submissions is 500 words (not including title and authors)
- Tables may be included in the abstract submission but will go against the abstract’s 500-word limit.
- Provide abstract title; authors and affiliations; contact information
- Please specify one or more categories for your abstract submission: Clinical, Research, or Educational
- Abstracts outlining original work or presented at other meetings will be eligible
- Abstracts of already published work are not eligible
- Final printed poster dimensions 46”w x 36”h
On-site registration opens at 7:00 am on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The conference will begin at 7:45 am on Thursday, February 20, 2020, and adjourn on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at 3:30 pm.
Advance registration is encouraged as space and materials are limited.
- Postmarked before 11/30/2019...............$300.00
- Postmarked after 11/30/2019..................$400.00
- Postmarked before 11/30/2019...............$50.00
- Postmarked after 11/30/2019..................$150.00
- MD Anderson Employees.......................$100.00
- Workshop (separate).................................$150.00
- Guest Fee for Thursday Reception.........$40.00
After completing your online registration, you will receive a receipt of registration request (to the email address you list on the registration form) within one business day. A confirmation e-mail of your final registration will be sent to you within 10 working days of the receipt of your fee.
We accept the following forms of payment:
- Check (payable through U.S. Banks only)
- Money Order
- Credit Cards (MasterCard, VISA and American Express)
Checks should be made payable to "MD Anderson Cancer Center" and should be addressed to:
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Institute for Cancer Care Innovation
7007 Bertner Ave, Unit 1715
Houston, TX 77030
You are not registered for the 2020 Global Enhanced Recovery Symposium until registration payment has been processed and you received a registration confirmation from the symposium administrators.
Please email email@example.com for confirmation status.
The registration fee (minus $50 administrative handling fee), is fundable if a written request is received on or before January 1, 2020. No refunds will be issued after this date. Although no refunds will be granted after January 1, 2020, you may transfer your registration to a colleague by contacting EnhancedRecoverySymposium2020@mdanderson.org to process the transfer of your registration to a colleague.
The Institute for Cancer Care Innovation reserves the right to cancel activities prior to the scheduled date, if low enrollment or other circumstances make it necessary. Each registrant will be notified by email or the contact numbers as given on the registration form.
In case of activity cancellation, liability of the Institute for Cancer Care Innovation is limited to the registration fee. The Institute for Cancer Care Innovation will refund the full registration fee.
The Institute for Cancer Care Innovation reserves the right to limit the number of participants in a program and is not responsible for any expenses incurred by an individual whose registration is not confirmed and for whom space is not available.
Accommodation is not included in the registration fee.
There is a limited room block for attendees at a discounted rate of $169 (USD) for the nights of February 19, 2020-February 21, 2020.
Houston Marriot Medical Center/Museum District, 6580 Fannin St., Houston, TX 77030; Reservations: 713-796-0080. Free shuttle from the hotel to the symposium is available on a first come, first serve basis.
Hotels near the Texas Medical Center (standard rates apply):
Please note: If you choose to take a hotel shuttle, ask the driver to take you to MD Anderson, Duncan Building (CPB), 1155 Pressler Street, Houston, TX 77030.
SureStay by Best Western Plaza Hotel & Suites Medical Center, 6700 S. Main Street, Houston, TX 77030; Reservations: (800) 780-7234; Local front desk: (713) 522-2811. Free shuttle to area hospitals from this hotel, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Wyndham Houston Medical Center Hotel and Suites, 6800 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030; Reservations: (877) 999-3223; Local front desk: (713) 528-7744. Free shuttle to area hospitals from this hotel, Monday through Friday from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Courtyard Marriott Houston Medical Center, 7702 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030; Reservations: (888) 236-2427; Local front desk: (713) 668-4500. Free shuttle service to area hospitals from this hotel; Monday through Friday from 6:30 AM to 10:30 PM. Saturday through Sunday from 10:00 AM to 7:30 PM
Hotel Ylem at Texas Medical Center, 8080 S. Main Street, Houston TX 77025; Reservations: Local front desk: (713) 665-4439. Free shuttle to the area hospitals from this hotel, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
InterContinental Houston – Medical Center, 6750 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030; Reservations: (800) 496-7361; Local front desk: (713) 422-2779. Free courtesy car to area hospitals from this hotel, Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Ground Transportation to the Texas Medical Center
Houston is served by two airports, George Bush Intercontinental (IAH) and William P. Hobby (HOU). The following forms of ground transportation are available to and from the airports to the Medical Center.
Taxis: estimated fare; $55 - $65 USD (one way) Hobby/Medical Center
Taxis: estimated fare: $65 - 80 USD (one way) Houston IAH/Medical Center
Yellow Cab Company (713) 236-1111
United Cab Company (713) 699-0000
Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas
Mays Clinic Garage: Self-parking is $12 per day. Enter the Mays Clinic Garage at Entrance 5, located on Bertner Avenue between Holcombe Boulevard and Pressler Street. When you enter the Mays Clinic building, go to the third floor and follow the hallway signs to the Duncan Building, or ask a security guard for directions. Take Elevator Q up to the conference center located on floor 8.
You can enter on foot through the Mays Clinic via J.V. Johnson Avenue or through the main entrance via Pressler Street.
MD Anderson employees are encouraged to park in their normal location.
Parking fees are not reimbursable.
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Photographing, audio taping and videotaping are prohibited.