Logistics

Fees

Physicians:

$150
- Prior to July 31, 2009
$200
- August 1 to August 31, 2009
$300
- After September 1, 2009

Residents and Fellows:

$100
- Prior to August 15, 2009
$300
- After August 15, 2009

Nurses and Allied Staff:

$100
- Prior to August 15, 2009
$300
- After August 15, 2009

SLUand MBMC Staff, Housestaff and Nurses

No Charge
- Prior to August 15, 2009
$300
- After August 15, 2009

Cancellation:

$50
- Prior to August 15, 2009
No Refunds
- After August 15, 2009

Course Course fee includes breakfast and lunch.
Approved for 8.25
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (tm).

Make check payable to "Saint Louis University CME" or register by phone or fax if using MasterCard, Discover or Visa by calling 314-977-7401 or toll free at 800-553-2712, or fax 314-977-4533. Registrants will receive a letter of confirmation upon receipt of their registration and payment.

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Conference Location

Ritz-Carlton
100 Carondelet Plaza
St. Louis, Missouri 63105
Tel: (314) 863-6300

Accommodations

Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis: The Ritz Carlton Hotel, St. Louis is the conference hotel. A block of rooms has been set aside for the reduced rate of $189. This rate will only be available until August 11, 2009. Please call 1-800-960-7056 and state that you are a part of the SLU GI Cancer Symposium.
For on-line booking please use the link below and enter the booking code SYMSYMA https://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/StLouis/Reservations/Default.htm

Crowne Plaza, St. Louis: Clayton is located just a few blocks from the conference site. A block of rooms has been set aside at a rate of $109 Queen, $119 King/Double, and $139 Executive Tower. For reservations call 800-439-5719 reference 2009 GI Cancer group. These discounted rates will not be available after August 12, 2009

Accreditation

American Medical Association: The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASGE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits (tm). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Association: Saint Louis University School of Nursing is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Missouri Nurses Association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is approved for 8.0 contact hours.

Validation of Content: ASGE and Saint Louis University School of Medicine follows the ACCME policy on Validation of Content for CME activities which requires that:

  • All recommendations involving clinical medicine must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients.
  • All scientific research referred to, reported or used in CME in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis.

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Disclosure Policy

ASGE requires all individuals who have the opportunity to affect the content of an educational activity to disclose any financial relationships with a commercial supporter. Disclosures are made in written form prior to the start of the educational activity and communicated to the learner. Any potential conflicts of interest will be resolved prior to the start of the activity through the ASGE Conflict of Interest Resolution Policy. View Disclosure Information.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received on or before August 15, 2009 will be subject to an administrative fee of $50; NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AFTER AUGUST 15, 2009.

More Information

Contact the Continuing Medical Education office at Saint Louis University School of Medicine at 314-977-7401 or toll free at 800-553-2712; Fax – 314-977-4533.

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