2023 SCMA Annual Meeting

Thursday, April 27 - Sunday, April 30

Marriott – Grande Dunes Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach, SC

2023 ANNUAL MEETING REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

When you select the button below, you will be directed to log into your SCMA Member Account. Once you submit your email and password, you will automatically be redirected to the registration form.

Registration Fee: $75
You must be a member physician to attend. Physicians who are not a member can join today! Simply pay your annual dues to qualify for registration.

Please remember to use the email address associated with your account. If you have any problems logging in, please contact info@scmedical.org.

Hotel Reservations: There is a separate link below to make your hotel reservation, and instructions on how to select your preferred accommodations. Room reservation deadline is 3/28.

REGISTER NOW! 2023 Event Schedule Full CME Agenda

KEYNOTE SPEAKER, CAPTAIN JEFF SKILES

On Friday, conference attendees will be treated to a captivating keynote speaker, Captain Jeff Skiles, presenting on his experiences as a pilot (with Captain Sullenberger) on US Airways Flight 1549 that landed in the Hudson River. The talk will incorporate relatable challenges faced by physicians every single day.

STAY UP-TO-DATE ON MEETING DETAILS

Speaker Jeff Cashman, MS, DO, and Vice-Speaker Stefanie M. Putnam, MD round up the latest meeting details so that you feel prepared.

  • November 2022 - HOD schedule, meeting attire, election information, and more.

ANNUAL MEETING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Prospective event sponsors should contact Rebecca Brannon at rbrannon@scmedical.org. Booths are limited, and going fast!

Sponsor/Exhibitor Event Registration: Please complete the Exhibitor Prospectus and submit to Rebecca by March 1 in order to register for the event. Sponsors DO NOT COMPLETE online participant registration, but do need to complete hotel room reservation (below).

2023 Annual Meeting Exhibitor Prospectus

Hotel Info

Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes
8400 Costa Verde Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

Room Reservation Instructions


FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO ENSURE THAT YOUR RESERVATION IS CORRECT:

  1. Select the correct reservation dates. (Meeting dates: Thursday, Apr. 27 - Sunday, Apr. 30)
  2. Enter the number of guests staying in your room and select "Check Availability" button.
  3. One choice will appear. Click "Select" button.
  4. If you have a preference, choose a King or 2 Queen room on the "Room Reservation Details" screen by clicking on the "Choose Room Features" drop-down and scroll down to "Any special requests or needs?" field. Indicate "King" or "2 Queens" in the box if you have a preference.
  5. Select the "Apply" button and "Continue" to complete the remainder of the reservation process.

The room reservation deadline is March 28 to receive our special meeting rate.

Platinum Sponsor


SCMA is grateful for the generous support of this year's Platinum Sponsor, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina.

Earn up to 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


We'll kick off educational programming with our Hot Topics CME Session on Thursday, April 27 and conclude with the President's Session on Saturday, April 29. But that's not all ... there are several CME sessions in between!

EARN YOUR MANDATORY 2-HOUR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TRAINING CMEs!
South Carolina licensed physicians are required to obtain two continuing medical education credit hours related to the approved procedures of prescribing and monitoring controlled substances.

Don't delay! The requirement must be met by the end of your current biennial period – June 30, 2023.

HOT TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Eating Disorders
  • Colorectal Cancer Screenings
  • Reconsidering Race in Clinical Algorithms and Calculators
  • Infectious Disease - Monkey Pox, Polio
  • Reproductive Access and Options in South Carolina

The South Carolina Medical Association (SCMA) designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The South Carolina Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

House of Delegates


SCMA’s House of Delegates will convene for its annual meeting on Friday, April 28 and Sunday, April 30 at the Marriott Myrtle Beach Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes. The forum gives physicians from across the state an opportunity to gather as a professional group to present and debate policies that affect the practice of medicine and the delivery of patient care in South Carolina.

Each component medical society is entitled to representation in the House of Delegates and is required by SCMA’s bylaws to select and promptly report the names of delegates to the SCMA Office. If you are interested in participating in the House of Delegates, contact your local county medical society.

  • Procedures of the House of Delegates (document coming soon!)

Resident, Fellow & Student Poster Presentation


Residents, fellows, and medical students can showcase their work in medical research and case studies by submitting a poster. During the meeting, we encourage attendees to come by and check out the posters.

Time: Saturday, April 29 from 8 - 11 a.m.

2023 POSTER PRESENTATION APPLICATION
Access the 2023 Poster Presentation Application for information including eligibility, submission guidelines, submission deadline and more.

Resolutions


Any member of the SCMA may submit a resolution for consideration. All resolutions must be submitted to the SCMA Board of Trustees by March 10, 2023.

To submit your resolution to the Board of Trustees, please email the resolution in a Word document to Ms. Diana Fernandez

*Please note that no House of Delegates handbooks will be printed this year. All delegates will be sent information on how to access the handbook closer to the meeting.

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