Meeting Information

 

Practical Pathology 2014

Registration Fees

 

 

                                                Practicing Pathologist                                       Trainee

                                              Member         Non-member                  Member               Non-member

 

To March 12                           $775                $825                            $600                    $725

March 13– April 29                  $825                $925                            $625                     $750

April 30  – on-site                   $875               $1025                           $650                     $775

 

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations received on or before April 10, 2014, a $50 administrative charge will be due. After that date, cancellations will be assessed an administrative charge of 25% of the total registration fee.

There will be no refunds for cancellations after the start of the meeting – May 1, 2014.

 

 

Hotel Information

 

Westin New York at Times Square

270 West 43rd Street

New York, NY 10036

(212) 201-2700

 

Rates:  Single/Double $339.00 for Single/Double

Available 3 days pre/post meeting dates

Taxes: 14.75% tax

Room Block to be released April 16, 2014

Check in: 4:00 pm  Check out: 12:00 pm

Reservations:  book online here, or call 1-888-627-7149 (identify yourself with the USCAP group)

 

JFK and LaGaurdia International Airports are the closest airports to the hotel.

 

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

Delta Airlines

 

Delta Airlines is offering discounted airfares for attendees traveling to our meeting. For assistance with reservations contact Delta Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-328-1111 or visit the Delta website. When booking online, select Meeting Event Code and enter the meeting code in the box provided on the Search Flight page. Be sure to use our File Number: NMGHX (New)

 

American Airlines

 

American Airlines is offering discounted airfares for attendees traveling to our meeting. For assistance with reservations go to the American Airlines website or contact American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790. Be sure to use our Authorization Number: 4454AB (correct for 2014)

 

IMPORTANT: For online ticket purchases, please include our Authorization Number in the Tour Code box of all tickets issued for this group. 

 

Avis Car Rental

 

USCAP has partnered with Avis to provide rental cars at a discounted rate. If you wish to reserve a car please contact the Meetings and Convention Department at 1-800-525-7537. They can ensure that you maximize your rental dollars. Please mention AWD# D005275 when you call.

 

The group discount is 25% and is available from 7 days before until 7 days after the event dates with unlimited free mileage.

 

 

 

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

 

Cab Fare

 

Cab fare to/from either airport/ Westin New York at Times Square is approximately $65.00 one way.

 

SuperShuttle

 

SuperShuttle is offering a discounted rate to USCAP meeting attendees. The discount gives you 10% off your roundtrip reservation made and paid online. Book your reservation here.

and enter the discount code is USCAP. (correct for2014)

 

 

CERTIFICATE OF CME/SAM CREDIT OR PARTICIPATION

 

Accreditation Statement

The United States & Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The USCAP designates this live activity for a total of 15.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

International Physicians

The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US who participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

 

Health Professionals

Health Professional participants may claim hours to receive a Certificate of Participation for an activity designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

 

CME Credits

An online evaluation must be completed prior to claiming CME credit for this activity. The evaluation form and CME claim forms can be accessed through the USCAP website after completion of the activity.

 

Self-Assessment Module Credits

The USCAP is also accredited by the American Board of Pathology to offer Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs) for the purpose of meeting the American Board of Pathology requirements for Maintenance of Certification. Registrants must take and pass the post-test in order to claim up to 15 SAMs credits.

 

 

ACTIVITIES & LOCAL TOURS

 

For more information about New York City and things to do while there, please visit the New York City Visitor’s Bureau.