It’s time to register for the second annual South Carolina Osteopathic Medical Society (SCOMS) fall conference, taking place at VCOM-Carolinas on Thursday, September 29 through Saturday, October 1. Physicians and other medical professionals from the Carolinas, Georgia, Alabama and Virginia have been invited to participate in this event, focusing on the newest trends that will affect medical practices in the coming year.
Registration is currently open at a cost of $250 for SCOMS members and $300 for non-members. Members and non-members may also pay $100 per day if not able to attend all three days of the conference. BLS recertification is available for conference participants at an extra cost of $20.
A number of activities have been planned for conference participants seeking to enjoy the beautiful weather and scenery of Upstate South Carolina in the fall. Conference add-ons include golf at the renowned Cliffs at Glassy and scenic boat tours of the natural splendor at Lake Jocassee on Friday and Saturday afternoon. Also on Saturday, a “Taste of the South” culinary tour has been planned from 1-3pm, allowing participants to enjoy four courses at four different restaurants in the area.
CME Information: AOA-14 1A credits expected. CME credit awards through VCOM. VCOM is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. VCOM designates this program for a maximum 14 of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
The mission of SCOMS is to enhance the availability of quality healthcare in South Carolina and to provide services to our members. The purpose of this Society is to improve and promote public health by the advancement of the science and profession of osteopathic medicine; to collect and disseminate information of professional interest and value to members of this Society; and to elevate and maintain the standards of the Osteopathic profession in the state of South Carolina.
For more information or to register, visit the event website at www.scdos.org/fallconference or contact Jan Batzer, Assistant to the President and Board of SCOMS, at 864-327-9995 or via email at jbatzer [at] vcom.edu.