Are you ready? The 2017 AIUM Annual Convention is in less than 2 weeks and we have been working hard to make this a great multidisciplinary convention just for you. If you are already heading to Orlando, here are a few things you can do to get the most out of your experience:
View the Program online and create a personalized schedule.
There are several options to get to and from the Orlando Airport and the Swan and Dolphin Resort. The AIUM has negotiated a special discount with Mears, or you can choose from other options here.
Surf the web via complimentary Internet access throughout the convention space. In addition, if you are staying at the Swan and Dolphin Resort, your resort fee includes in-room Internet access.
Stay in the know by following the AIUM and the Convention on Twitter (#AIUM17), Instagram (aium_ultrasound), vimeo, LinkedIn, and Facebook as we share news and events, as well as photos and videos.
Join the world-class faculty and ultrasound luminaries in any of the many sessions, presentations, and events that are occurring at any given time during the convention. Check out your many options on the AIUM convention website.
Attend any of the 150+ sessions from 19 different interest tracks, with courses specifically designed for novice through advanced:
- View and discuss unique cases with the physicians who made the diagnoses in any of the Just Images Sessions.
- Attend courses developed by community and interest group officers in Special Interest Sessions.
- Watch as a group of expert panelists evaluate new and challenging cases in Film Panel Sessions.
- Learn about the latest research in Research Abstract Presentation Sessions.
- View E-posters.
- Meet with other ultrasound professionals who share your interests, plan future AIUM educational programs, and discuss the issues in your specialty in Community and Interest Group Meetings.
The ever popular Case-of-the-day Challenge has become Image Challenges and will be located on the Exhibit Hall floor (Atlantic Hall B/C), on Sunday, March 26, through Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
CME Earn up to 7.5 CME credits during the Preconvention and 27.25 CME credits during the Convention.
ARRT Earn up to 7.5 ARRT credits during the Preconvention and 27.25 ARRT credits during the Convention.
SAMs The American Board of Radiology (ABR) has approved 6 Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) activities from our upcoming 2017 Convention.
UGRA One session at the Preconvention and 8 sessions at the Convention have been added to the UGRA Portfolio program’s course offerings.
Check out all of the conveniently located places you can get dinner or a quick bite. Just within the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort if you want some Italian for dinner, try Il Mulino, located in the Swan, or if you want something else, try Shula’s Steak House (in the Dolphin), Kimonos (Japanese cuisine; in the Swan), or Todd English’s Bluezoo (seafood; in the Dolphin), but be sure to make your reservations now to avoid a long wait as they can all be very popular. There are also 7 more options for more casual or quicker bites so you never have to go very far to find something, and you will be able to purchase lunch on the Exhibit Hall floor.
Registered attendees can buy discounted tickets to Walt Disney World Theme Parks. But hurry: the discount ends Friday, March 24, 2017, at 9 pm.
We can’t wait to see you in Orlando! Don’t forget to tag and share #AIUM17 on social media.
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