2017 SGIM Annual Meeting

At the Washington Hilton, near our Washington DC bed and breakfast, the 2017 Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) Annual Meeting will be held from April 18th-22nd. The SGIM is a national medical society composed of 3,000 physicians who compose of the primary internal medicine faculty of every medical school and major teaching hospital in the country. The faculty focus on teaching students, residents, and fellows how to care for adult patients, and they additionally conduct research in order to improve primary care and treatment services for patients.

What can you look forward to at SGIM 2017? The conference will kick off on Wednesday with a TEACH Core Session, LEAD Core Session, and GIM Fellows Symposium. The TEACH program is designed to provide teaching skills for junior clinician educators. In order to graduate from the program, you must attend two consecutive SGIM Annual Meetings. The LEAD program is created in order to equip for junior to mid-level faculty with leadership skills. On Thursday, Vivian S. Lee, MD, PhD, MBA will be a featured lecturer before the next plenary sessions, oral presentations, and workshops fill the day.

Registration fees to attend SGIM 2017 are (from December 12-February 23): $720 for US SGIM Full Member and $420 International SGIM Full Members; $295 for US SGIM Associate Members for $295 and $230 for International SGIM Associate Members; $1,025 for Non-members physicians (US) and $585 Non-members physicians (International); $450 for Non-member Health Professionals (US) and $350 for Non-member Health Professionals (International). All of the registration prices are listed on the website.

If you’re looking to save some money during your trip to DC, check out our room rates. We provide both single and double-occupany rooms ranging from $149 to $249 plus tax per night. We always serve a homemade breakfast special every morning and offer our guests great amenities. We are conveniently located less than a block away from the Washington Hilton and a 10-minute walk to the Dupont Metro Station.

Shannon Stiles, Innkeeper at American Guest House

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