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The American College of Physicians Convenes in New Orleans April 19-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


The American College of Physicians Convenes in New Orleans April 19-21

Featuring 250 scientific sessions and a hands-on, interactive Clinical Skills Center

WHAT: Internal Medicine 2012, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians

WHERE: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO), Halls G-J

WHEN: Thursday, April 19-Saturday, April 21, 2012

DETAILS: More than 5,000 internal medicine physicians, or internists, subspecialists, medical students and allied health professionals will attend Internal Medicine 2012, the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Physicians (ACP). The meeting will feature 250 scientific sessions as well as many opportunities for networking and mentoring among physicians. Attendees will also have the opportunity to register for the Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center, a dynamic collection of activities that provide hands-on and interactive learning, allowing attendees to update their physical examination skills, learn office-based procedures and explore the latest medical software.

ACP is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 132,000 internal medicine physicians, related subspecialists and medical students. Internists specialize in the prevention, detection and treatment of illness in adults.

The last time New Orleans hosted the ACP was in 2004, and this year's Internal Medicine 2012 is estimated to bring in $12.9 million in economic impact.

WEBSITE: http://im2012.acponline.org/

TWITTER: #IM2012

FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/acpinternists

MAJOR EVENT: (All events held at MCCNO, unless noted otherwise)

  • Thurs, April 19-Sat, April 21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Herbert S. Waxman Clinical Skills Center, Hall I-1
  • Thurs, April 19, 1-2 p.m.: Press Briefing, American College of Physicians and Consumer Reports Collaborate on New High Value Care Patient Education Resources, Hall I Room 285
  • Fri, April 20, 10:30-11:15 a.m.: Press Briefing, Reforming Medicare in the Age of Deficit Reduction, Hall I Room 285
  • Fri, April 20, 1-2 p.m.: Press Briefing, Strengthening the Public Health Infrastructure, Hall I Room 285

EXHIBIT HALL: MCCNO, Halls G-H

HOURS: Thurs, April 19-Fri, April 20: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Sat, April 21: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

PRESS ROOM: Rooms 283 and 284
HOURS: Wed, April 18. 12 p.m.- 5 p.m.; Thurs, April 19, 6:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Fri, April 20, 7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sat, April 21: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

ACP: Steve Majewski, 504-670-5220, smajewski@acponline.org, for more information or press credentials
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5019, tletort@neworleanscvb.com
MCCNO: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, rmortillaro@mccno.com