Celebrate, learn, network, or relax with these special programs at Internal Medicine 2008. Choose the events that best fit your needs and your schedule.
International Reception (Thursday, 9-11 p.m., Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, Grand Ballroom): Meet your international colleagues and leaders from internal medicine societies from around the world.
Reception for African-American Physicians (Friday, 6-8 p.m., Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, Grand Ballroom South): Attend a brief program relating to minorities in medicine followed by socializing and networking with African American physicians and medical students, their colleagues, and College leadership.*
Medical Student, Associate, and Young Physician Recognition Reception (Saturday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. Hotel, Wilson/Roosevelt Rooms): Join us to recognize the winners of the Medical Student and Associate Poster Competitions and the 2008 Doctor's Dilemma™ Championship. Meet and network with members of the Council of Student Members, Council of Associates, and Council of Young Physicians.
Medical Students Mentoring Breakfast (Saturday, 7-8:30 a.m., Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. Hotel, Constitution Rooms C/D/E): Take advantage of this opportunity for medical students to meet with internist mentors to discuss career options in internal medicine.*
Young Physicians Mentoring Breakfast (Friday, 7-9 a.m., Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. Hotel, Constitution Rooms A/B): Network with more experienced physicians, learn about advancing to Fellowship, and discuss common problems related to medical practice today.*
Associates Luncheon Forum: 2008 (Friday, 12:45-2:15 p.m., Convention Center, 207 A/B): Meet your Council of Associates representatives and voice issues and concerns important to you.
Fourth Annual Internal Medicine Residency Fair (Saturday, 2-5 p.m., Convention Center, Ballroom Prefunction Area): Introduce yourself to representatives of residency programs from around the U.S and gather information about their programs.
Networking Luncheon for Women Physicians (Friday, 12:45-2:15 p.m., Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, Congressional Halls A/B): Meet new friends, share experiences, and discuss challenges facing women physicians in practice today.*
Volunteerism Networking Luncheon (Thursday, 12:45-2:15 p.m., Convention Center, 150 A/B): Share plans, tell stories about your volunteer experiences, or gain information about medical volunteer work within the United States and internationally.*
Fellows and Masters Lounge (Thursday-Saturday, Convention Center, open during Exhibit Hall hours): Check your e-mail, meet with colleagues and friends, and relax between activities while enjoying light refreshments and snacks.
Medical Student-Associate-Young Physician Hospitality Area (Thursday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Convention Center, East Registration Hall): Have coffee with friends and colleagues while relaxing between sessions.