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Thank you to all who attended and participated in the 2014 Kimbrough Meeting in San Diego!

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The 2014 Kimbrough Seminar was a huge success!

Program approved for a maximum of 32.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Keynote Speaker Vice Admiral Michael McCabe (former Commander 3rd Fleet, 3 Star Admiral) on Saturday evening, Jan. 18.

Vice Adm. Michael J. McCabe, became Commander, 3rd Fleet in May 28, 2003 in an informal change of command ceremony held aboard USS Coronado (AGF 11). He previously had served as chief of staff for 3rd Fleet and assumed his duties having most recently served as Director, Air Warfare (N88) in Washington, DC. Vice Adm. McCabe is the son of a World War II and Korean War naval aviator who was killed on active duty. Michael McCabe was born in San Diego and raised in the San Francisco Bay area. He is a graduate of the University of Portland, received his commission through Aviation Officer Candidate School and was designated a naval flight officer in 1971. We welcome Vice Admiral Michael McCabe to the 61st Annual Kimbrough Meeting!

ALERT: The Sheraton may be sold out on certain nights. If you cannot make a reservation, other options in close proximity include the Residence Inn by Marriott, the Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island, the Wyndham San Diego Bayfront.

sheratonsd4 Urology Professionals Welcome!

We are excited to host the 61st annual James C. Kimbrough Urological Seminar at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina on Harbor Island

January 15-19, 2014.

Dear Colleagues,
We are in the process of organizing an exciting and robust academic program to continue the unrivaled excellence of our conference, as exemplified by the outstanding 2013 meeting arranged by Dr. Joe Sterbis and Tripler Army Medical Center.
The usual timeline has been slightly condensed for this year’s meeting. The President’s welcoming reception will be on Wednesday, January 15 followed by three full meeting days and a half-day on Sunday, January 19. Monday, January 20 is a holiday so we invite you to stay an extra day to enjoy America’s Finest City.

In addition to a fantastic group rate of $139 (updated to reflect current federal per diem rate), the hotel provides a complimentary shuttle to and from the airport which is just minutes away. The location, program and value could not be better.

This 5-day course, with a distinguished group of visiting faculty, will focus on state of the art discussions of best practices and controversies in urology so that we remain current on the most cutting-edge strategies available to improve patient outcomes. As usual, we will include ample time for audience questions and will include discussions of challenging clinical scenarios in each category of the course. Novel research presented in podium and poster sessions, resident lectures, and industry programs will round out our meeting.
The accommodations for the meeting will be at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel Bay Tower, conveniently located right on San Diego Bay and across the street from the airport. In addition to engaging academics, we are planning a number of exciting social activities to make this a great meeting.
PrintSan Diego’s famed Little Italy, Seaport Village, and Gas Lamp district are just a short ride away and are home to a number of award-winning restaurants, shops, and casual lounges.
Dr. Stroup headshotSo register today and book your room before the cutoff of Dec. 12.
We hope to see everyone here in January!
Sean Stroup, MD
Course Director

 

 

General Information

Hotel Information
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina on Harbor IslandsheratonSD
(Check-in is at the Bay Tower)
1380 Harbor Island Drive. San Diego, CA 92101
Hotel Phone: 619-291-2900
Hotel Website: sheratonsandiegohotel.com

Hotel Complimentary Shuttle
Runs every 15-25 minutes to and from the airport and is available 24/7. Please go to airport courtesy pick-up area and look for the Sheraton Shuttle or call the hotel to schedule a pick-up at 619-291-2900.

Hotel Concierge
Please contact the chief concierge, Cecila, at 619-692-2216 or via email at ceciliasalman@live.com for golf, restaurant, boat rentals, attractions, or other assistance while in San Diego.

Parking
Discounted day rate parking of $16 for non-overnight guests.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB) and the Society of Government Service Urologists (SGSU). The IAHB is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The IAHB designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Special Assistance
We encourage participation by all individuals. If you have a disability, advance notification of any special needs will help us better serve you. Call (714) 550-9155 if you require special assistance to fully participate in the meeting.

Registration Materials
You may pick-up your registration materials and badge beginning at 12pm on Wednesday, Jan. 15 in the Bel Aire Foyer of the Bay Tower, Lobby Level.

Contact Information
If we may be of any assistance, please contact us by phone at 714-550-9155, by email at info@sgsu.org.
SGSU office mailing address: 1950 Old Tustin Avenue, Santa Ana, CA 92705



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