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How do I register for the Annual Conference?
Registration must be completed online. Access online registration through the ACGME website. Mail-in paper forms or registrations over the phone are not accepted.

What is the Pre-Conference?
The Pre-Conference consists of full-day and half-day courses that take place on Thursday, March 7, 2019. These sessions are for program directors, designated institutional officials (DIOs), osteopathic physicians in institutions and programs transitioning to ACGME accreditation, and program coordinators.

Is there a one-day pass?
There are attendee registrations for the Thursday Pre-Conference courses only. DIOs should select either the “DIO 101 and 102 Pre-Conference Course Only” or the ”DIO 101 or 102 Pre-Conference Course Only” attendee role at the time of online registration. Coordinators should select “Coordinator Forum Pre-Conference Only” attendee role at the time of online registration. All other attendees should select the “Pre-Conference Only” attendee role at the time of online registration.

Do I have to select sessions to attend at the time of online registration?
Yes. On the Registration Session page, carefully select all the sessions you would like to attend. Registrants will be able to review session selections before making their payment to submit their registration.

Can I change sessions after registering for them?
Yes. Log back into an existing registration using the same e-mail address used and password created with the original registration. Once logged in, click the “Edit My Sessions” button to make any necessary session modifications..

How do I know what sessions I selected?
Session selections are listed at the bottom of the registration confirmation e-mail underneath the “Your Itinerary” text. Sessions will be available in the mobile app.

Is there a course just for new program directors?
Yes. The Introductory Course for New Program Directors is a full-day Pre-Conference course on Thursday, March 7. While it is designed specifically for new program directors, experienced program directors are also welcome to attend.

Is there a course for new DIOs?
Yes. DIO 101: The Basics of Institutional Accreditation is a half-day Pre-Conference course on Thursday, March 1. It is designed for new designated institutional officials (DIOs). New DIOs can also take the DIO 102 half-day course also on Thursday in the afternoon.

How do I select my sessions for the Coordinator Forum: Inspiration, Ideation, Impact?
On the Registration Session page, select the three Thursday Coordinator Forum Plenary sessions and also choose three break-out sessions to attend (six total sessions).

How can I pay the registration fee?
Credit cards are the best way to make a payment and will secure a seat in the sessions an attendee selects during registration. The ACGME accepts Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover. Once credit card payment is made, a registration confirmation e-mail and receipt will automatically be sent.

Can I pay the registration fee with a paper check?
Yes. Select the check method of payment during online registration. An invoice will be automatically e-mailed to the e-mail address associated with the registration. Check payment must be received by the ACGME no more than 30 days from the date of registration. The invoice must be enclosed along with the check. A registration confirmation e-mail or receipt will not be sent until the check is received. There will be a $50.00 service fee for all checks.

What will happen to my registration if my check does not arrive in 30 days from the date of registration?
E-mail notifications will be sent to pending registrations to indicate that the registration fee is due. Unpaid registrations over 30 days are subject to cancellation.

Will non-physician attendees receive CME credit?
No. Non-physicians will receive a certificate of participation once their conference evaluation is completed.

Where will the conference be held?
The conference will be held at Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida.

If Rosen Shingle Creek is sold out of hotel rooms, can I book a room at another Rosen property?
Yes. The ACGME has rooms available at a discounted room rate at two other Rosen properties: Rosen Plaza and Rosen Centre. Both hotels are two-and-a-half miles from Rosen Shingle Creek. See the Hotel page or review the hotel details in the Conference Brochure for reservation information and deadlines.

What airport do I fly into?
Orlando International Airport (MCO) is a 15-minute drive from the Rosen properties.

How do I get from the airport to the Rosen properties?
There are multiple options, most of which will cost about as much as a cab ride. Mears Shuttle will cost $33 round trip. Super Shuttle will cost $32 round trip. See the Hotel page or review the hotel details in the Conference Brochure for transportation information.

I am staying at Rosen Plaza/Rosen Centre. How do I get to the conference location?
There will be a complimentary shuttle service that will run between Rosen Shingle Creek, Rosen Plaza, and Rosen Centre throughout the conference. Shuttle times will be posted at all three hotels.

Will there be parking available at Rosen Shingle Creek?
Yes, self-parking is $18 all day. (Parking rates are subject to change.)

What is the weather like in Orlando?
The average high temperature in Orlando at the time of the Conference is 75 degrees and the low is 56 degrees.

What if I have any other questions?
If you have any other questions, please e-mail

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