The Florida Association of Medical Examiners is pleased to announce the 40th Annual Florida Association of Medical Examiners Educational Conference. The conference will be held at the Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, Florida on July 10-12, 2013. The District 21 Medical Examiners Office and the University of Florida William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine are hosting the conference. The FAME 2013 agenda and registration information can be viewed at http://fame.cme.ufl.edu.
This year we will be celebrating the life and accomplishments of our dear friend and colleague, Dr. Joe Davis. In addition, the Thursday evening reception will include entertainment by Goodbye Eddie, back by popular demand.
Registration Fee: The conference registration fee is $390. The fee includes breakfast, all breaks, the tropical reception, and the Thursday evening dinner. The discounted registration fee for students is $325 (with copy of valid student ID). Additional tickets for the Wednesday Evening reception ($60) and Thursday Evening banquet ($100) may be purchased in advance from the CME office. Registration deadline is July 1, 2013.
Course Description and Objectives: The 40th Annual Florida Medical Examiners Educational Conference is designed to provide up-to-date information regarding the latest hot topics in forensic science and death investigation. An emphasis will be placed on aspects of pathology, toxicology, remains identification, and unusual case findings. This activity is targeted to Medical Examiners (Forensic Pathologists), Death Investigators, Law Enforcement Personnel, Lawyers, and Forensic Medicine Students. A copy of the FAME 2013 Educational Conference Brochure can be downloaded HERE.
Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Florida College of Medicine and District 21 Medical Examiners Office. The University of Florida College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit: The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Prevention of Medical Errors: Two hours of credit will be offered.
SAMS: Two hours of SAMS credit will be offered. If SAMS is not desired by the registrant, two hours of CME will be provided.
Location: The conference will be held at The Ritz Carlton, Sarasota, Florida. A dedicated booking website has been created by the hotel specifically for the FAME Annual Conference so you will be able to make, modify and cancel your hotel reservations. If you prefer to call in to make your reservation via phone, the hotel has a dedicated group desk available to accommodate you at 888-838-3439 please reference the group name "FAME Annual Conference" when making reservations.
The Florida Association of Medical Examiners, otherwise known as FAME, is committed to uphold excellence in the practice of forensic pathology for the public interest. FAME strives to unify Florida's twenty-four medical examiner districts by providing networking opportunities, an atmosphere for professional development and a forum to discuss solutions to both professional and administrative issues that face district and associate medical examiners daily