Courtesy Bob Maurer, D.O.
Approximate Total Cost for Participants: Around $ 80,000-100,000 for airfare.
Additional Costs: Overnight hotel rooms, hall rental, staff, lunch, handouts, etc, etc.
It probably could have been done on Webinar for around one hundred dollars.
From AOA: On Behalf of Adrienne White-Faines, MPA, AOA Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
Good afternoon. Attached you will find an invitation to the Single GME Accreditation System Progress Update Seminar. Please note the registration deadline date is Friday, April 25.
In an ongoing effort to provide updated information and continued collaboration toward a single GME accreditation system, the AOA invites you to attend a Progress Update Seminar and to view the Memorandum of Understanding.
When: Sunday, May 4
10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. (lunch will be provided)
Where: O’Hare Hilton
KEY TOPICS: • Presentation and discussion by ACGME and AOA leadership
• Update on transition process
• Onsite review of the Memorandum of Understanding
RSVP: Executive Directors may register themselves and two physician
representatives by Friday, April 25. The online registration form
also allows you to submit specific questions that you have regarding
the single GME accreditation system; you may also email your
questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.