Mentoring and networking at IM 2008

Celebrate, learn, network, or relax with these special programs at Internal Medicine 2008.


Celebrate, learn, network, or relax with these special programs at Internal Medicine 2008. Choose the events that best fit your needs and your schedule.

Celebrate

International Reception (Thursday, 9-11 p.m., Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, Grand Ballroom): Meet your international colleagues and leaders from internal medicine societies from around the world.

Reception for African-American Physicians (Friday, 6-8 p.m., Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, Grand Ballroom South): Attend a brief program relating to minorities in medicine followed by socializing and networking with African American physicians and medical students, their colleagues, and College leadership.*

Medical Student, Associate, and Young Physician Recognition Reception (Saturday, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. Hotel, Wilson/Roosevelt Rooms): Join us to recognize the winners of the Medical Student and Associate Poster Competitions and the 2008 Doctor's Dilemma™ Championship. Meet and network with members of the Council of Student Members, Council of Associates, and Council of Young Physicians.

Learn

Medical Students Mentoring Breakfast (Saturday, 7-8:30 a.m., Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. Hotel, Constitution Rooms C/D/E): Take advantage of this opportunity for medical students to meet with internist mentors to discuss career options in internal medicine.*

Young Physicians Mentoring Breakfast (Friday, 7-9 a.m., Grand Hyatt Washington D.C. Hotel, Constitution Rooms A/B): Network with more experienced physicians, learn about advancing to Fellowship, and discuss common problems related to medical practice today.*

Network

Associates Luncheon Forum: 2008 (Friday, 12:45-2:15 p.m., Convention Center, 207 A/B): Meet your Council of Associates representatives and voice issues and concerns important to you.

Fourth Annual Internal Medicine Residency Fair (Saturday, 2-5 p.m., Convention Center, Ballroom Prefunction Area): Introduce yourself to representatives of residency programs from around the U.S and gather information about their programs.

Internists gathered at the Networking Luncheon for Women Physicians at Internal Medicine 2007 in San Diego
Internists gathered at the Networking Luncheon for Women Physicians at Internal Medicine 2007 in San Diego.

Networking Luncheon for Women Physicians (Friday, 12:45-2:15 p.m., Renaissance Washington D.C. Hotel, Congressional Halls A/B): Meet new friends, share experiences, and discuss challenges facing women physicians in practice today.*

Volunteerism Networking Luncheon (Thursday, 12:45-2:15 p.m., Convention Center, 150 A/B): Share plans, tell stories about your volunteer experiences, or gain information about medical volunteer work within the United States and internationally.*

Relax

Fellows and Masters Lounge (Thursday-Saturday, Convention Center, open during Exhibit Hall hours): Check your e-mail, meet with colleagues and friends, and relax between activities while enjoying light refreshments and snacks.

Medical Student-Associate-Young Physician Hospitality Area (Thursday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Convention Center, East Registration Hall): Have coffee with friends and colleagues while relaxing between sessions.