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FAQs

The purpose of the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 is to update physicians about recent advances in clinical medicine and related sciences in light of the supporting evidence and to help them revise their clinical practices to improve patient care.

The Internal Medicine Meeting is intended for all physicians involved in the practice of internal medicine. This includes general internists, hospitalists, subspecialists in internal medicine, family physicians, general practitioners, and residents and fellows in internal medicine and the subspecialties. Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and medical students will find many sessions of interest and will benefit from the scope and depth of the program.

 

Q:  Where is the meeting being held?

A: The Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 is being held in Los Angeles, CA. The meeting location is at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, from April 23-April 25, 2020.

Q:  How many people attend the annual ACP Internal Medicine Meeting?

A:  Over 7,000 physicians and medical professionals attend ACP’s annual Internal Medicine Meeting.

Q:  Can my spouse or guest attend the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 with me?

A:  Spouses and guests are welcome to attend the Internal Medicine Meeting with you. Guests can register for a reduced fee of $50. Guest registration entitles them to admission to the Opening Ceremony, complimentary shuttle service between hotels and the Convention Center, a complimentary breakfast event, three days admission to the exhibit hall, an ACP bag, entry into a raffle drawing, and much more. However, guests are not permitted in the scientific sessions. Co-workers or an associate within the medical industry may not register as a Guest. More information and registration will be available in the fall.

Q: Is meeting registration required to attend Convocation?

A: Convocation is open to all and no prior registration or tickets are required to attend.

Q: Is there a space available for breastfeeding in the convention center?

A: A private room is available for nursing mothers, offering comfortable seating and convenient access to power. Check back a few weeks before the meeting for room location.

Q: Is the Los Angeles Convention Center wheelchair accessible? Will special equipment be available for persons with disabilities?

A: The Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 facilities are wheelchair accessible. Scooters will be provided when requested in advance through Convention@acponline.org. Equipment for those with hearing impairment can also be requested in advance through Convention@acponline.org.

Q:  Are children and strollers permitted in the Exhibit Hall?

A: Parents, please note: Children younger than 12 years must be accompanied by a registered attendee at all times in the Exhibit Hall. For safety reasons, strollers are not permitted at any time. Get more information on ACP's Child Care Program.

Q: Where can I find wi-fi information to use during the event?

A: The wi-fi information will be available in March.

Q:  What is ACP’s policy on photography and video taken at the annual ACP Internal Medicine Meeting?

A: ACP staff members, as well as official photographers/videographers, are the only ones authorized to photograph and film events and educational sessions throughout the Conference and will be identified by Conference name badges. The photographs and videos taken at the Conference are used exclusively by ACP for promotional purposes and continuing education offerings. They may be used in the College’s publications or on its Web site, and they may appear in programs or other ACP promotional materials.

If you are at an event or session at which an ACP photographer is present and you do not wish to be photographed, please identify yourself to the photographer and your request will be respected.

Q: How do I contact ACP if I still have questions?

A: Contact us here.

Q:  What are the registration fees?

ACP members are entitled to meeting registration discounts. If you are not an ACP member, consider joining the College to enjoy a wide variety of benefits, including significant savings on the ACP annual Internal Medicine Meeting.

U.S. ACP Members and Nonmembers

Registration Category

Register by
1/31/2020

Register on/after
2/1/2020

MACP, FACP, ACP Member, ACP
Physician and Non-Physician Affiliate Member,
Nonmember Resident*, Research Fellow*

$690

$770

ACP Resident/Fellow Member (Formerly Associate Members), Transitional Medical Graduate Member

$295

$325

Emeritus Member+

$295

$325

ACP Life Member

FREE

FREE

ACP Medical Student Member

$49

$49

Medical Student Nonmember

$155

$155

All Other Nonmembers

$1,015

$1,119

*Verification letter required.

+Use Priority Code IMEmeritus.

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International Members and Nonmembers

ACP international members may be eligible for discounted registration and group rates for 10 or more physicians. Click below to determine eligibility (based on country of residence) and international rates.

International Discounted Rates

Q:  How do I register and what is the deadline?

A:  Register online for the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 at any time through the duration of the meeting. You can register in person on site at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Badges, packets, and tote bags may be picked up onsite.

Q:  What If I only have one day to attend the meeting? Are there special rates to attend just for the day?

A: You may attend for one day at special rates (between April 23-25) and get the best content in internal medicine. Information will be available on One Day Rates in March.

Q:  What is included in the registration fee?

A: Your registration fee entitles you to admission to over 200 scientific sessions, the ability to earn up to 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM, admission to the Opening Ceremony, complimentary shuttle service between hotels and the Convention Center, three days admission to the exhibit hall, an ACP tote bag, automatic entry into raffle drawings, and much more!

Q:  Can my spouse or guest attend the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 with me?

A:  Spouses and guests are welcome to attend the Internal Medicine Meeting with you. Guests can register for a reduced fee of $50. Guest registration entitles them to admission to the Opening Ceremony, complimentary shuttle service between hotels and the Convention Center, a complimentary breakfast event, three days admission to the exhibit hall, an ACP bag, entry into a raffle drawing, and much more. However, guests are not permitted in the scientific sessions. Co-workers or an associate within the medical industry may not register as a Guest. More information and registration will be available in the fall.

Q: How do I register for activities in the Clinical Skills Center?

A: Because of high demand, Clinical Skills Center activities are reserved, ticketed sessions. To guarantee admittance to the activities of your choice, at the time you want, and avoid waiting in line, purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets are $20 per activity. Clinical Skills Center registration is now open.

Q:  How do I register for pre-courses and what are the fees?

A: Pre-courses will be held April 21-22.

Q: Where is the Registration Desk located to register onsite?

A: The Registration Desk is in the Los Angeles Convention Center. Location details and on-site registration hours will be posted in March.

Q: Is meeting registration required to attend Convocation?

A: Convocation is open to all and no prior registration or tickets are required to attend.

Q: How do I make hotel and travel arrangements?

A: Book your discounted hotel room now through OnPeak. More travel discounts will be available in the fall. Information about Los Angeles and more details are also available.

Q: Does canceling my meeting registration also cancel my hotel reservation?

A: No — both cancellations must be processed separately. Hotel cancellations can be made through OnPeak 855-992-3353.

Q: Will there be a shuttle between the Los Angeles Convention Center and participating hotels?

A: Complimentary shuttle service is provided for all participants at regular intervals to and from the Convention Center and participating hotels during the morning and afternoon hours. The shuttle schedule will be posted in March.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no midday shuttle service. The final schedule will be available at your hotel or at the convention center and will include the pickup locations at designated hotels and specific times. All times subject to change based on traffic conditions.

Q:  Is CME credit available at ACP’s annual Internal Medicine Meeting?

A: Internal Medicine Meeting attendees can earn up to a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The ACP designates this live educational activity, ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2019, for a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Q:  Can I earn Maintenance of Certification credit by attending ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2020?

A: Attendees of the Internal Medicine Meeting 2020 can earn up to 30.5 points towards ABIM's Self-Evaluation of Medical Knowledge requirement for Maintenance of Certification by attending the meeting, submitting for CME credit, and then completing a survey to reflect on what they learned at the meeting and, if applicable, changes they plan to implement. ACP will then submit the MOC points to the ABIM on your behalf. The number of MOC points will be equal to the number of CME credits claimed. Visit this page for more information.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 30.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. 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 ABIM MOC credit.

Q: How do I obtain my CME transcript?

A: ACP Members can download their CME transcript by going to ACP Online here. You will need to log in with your ACP Online login and password.

Nonmembers should contact Member and Product Support.

Q: How do I register for activities in the Clinical Skills Center?

A: Because of high demand, Clinical Skills Center activities are reserved, ticketed sessions. To guarantee admittance to the activities of your choice, at the time you want, and avoid waiting in line, purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets are $20 per activity. Clinical Skills Center registration is now open.

Q:  How do I register for pre-courses and what are the fees?

A: Pre-courses will be held April 21-22.

Q: Where can I obtain session handouts?

A: Handouts will be available to download one month before the meeting dates. Registered attendees may still download handouts from the 2019 meeting.

Q:  What is the cancellation/refund policy for the ACP Internal Medicine Meeting 2020?

A:  Notice of registration or cancellation for the Internal Medicine Meeting, guest registration and pre-courses must be in writing via mail, fax, or e-mail. Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. Postmark, fax or e-mail date will determine the amount of refund according to the following schedule:

Before January 31, 2020 Full refund.
February 1, 2020 – April 4, 2020 Refund registration less $100
administrative fee.
After April 4, 2020 No refund.

 

A refund that results from a cancellation or change to your registration will be returned to the original payer and in the original method of payment.

Q: Does canceling my meeting registration also cancel my hotel reservation?

A: No — both cancellations must be processed separately. Hotel cancellations can be made through OnPeak 855-992-3353.

Q: What is ACP’s anti-harassment policy?

A: Behaving and communicating in a professional, collegial manner, and treating others with respect and dignity is a core value and expectation at ACP. ACP's Anti-Harassment Policy.

Q:  What is ACP’s policy on photography and video taken at the annual ACP Internal Medicine Meeting?

A: ACP staff members, as well as official photographers/videographers, are the only ones authorized to photograph and film events and educational sessions throughout the Conference and will be identified by Conference name badges. The photographs and videos taken at the Conference are used exclusively by ACP for promotional purposes and continuing education offerings. They may be used in the College’s publications or on its Web site, and they may appear in programs or other ACP promotional materials.

If you are at an event or session at which an ACP photographer is present and you do not wish to be photographed, please identify yourself to the photographer and your request will be respected.

Q:  Are children and strollers permitted in the Exhibit Hall?

A: Parents, please note: Children younger than 12 years must be accompanied by a registered attendee at all times in the Exhibit Hall. For safety reasons, strollers are not permitted at any time. Get more information on ACP's Child Care Program.