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2015 Meeting back in beautiful San Diego
Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel
January 14-18, 2015

Program Directors:
Timothy Brand, M.D. and Jack Walter, M.D.
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Hotel reservations deadline  December 20 – please call group reservations at 1-877-734-2726 and be sure to tell them you are with the SGSU meeting. Our group rate (gov rate)  is $142 single/double +tax. Note: The rate was $139 but is adjusted to reflect the current gov rate.
ALERT: The Sheraton may be sold out on certain nights. If you cannot make a reservation, other options in close proximity include the following:
Residence Inn by Marriott
Hilton San Diego Airport/Harbor Island
Wyndham San Diego Bayfront.

 

 

 

 

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All Urology Professionals Welcome!

Dear Colleagues,
If you missed the excellent 2014 meeting in San Diego, then here is another opportunity – and for those attending again, expect an even better experience. With the help of past-program directors Drs. Sean Stroup and Jamey Sarvis, improvements being made will ensure an enjoyable, meaningful and high quality educational event for all. Make your plans now!
We would like to welcome you to the 62nd Annual Society of Government Service Urologists, James C. Kimbrough Urological Seminar in San Diego. We thank our colleagues at the Naval Medical Center San Diego who assisted us in planning and use of their facility. We look forward to keeping our important traditions alive while maintaining a robust academic program this year.
Please join us at the Welcome Reception on Wednesday to kick off the meeting.  We will have three full meeting days and Sunday is dedicated to the Mock Oral Boards and a Men’s Health Resident Forum and Workshop at the NMCSD for a total of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Friday evening will be a free night to enjoy San Diego scenery and restaurants.
We will begin our meeting with opening remarks by CAPT Jose Acosta, MC, USN and AUA Immediate Past President Dr. Pramod Sogani. Our Scientific Program continues to allow every resident and staff the opportunity to present original research at podium and poster sessions. We are also honored to have a distinguished group of visiting faculty that will focus on state-of-the art discussions and highlight best practices and new research in urology.  Special topic lectures and industry programs will round out our meeting.  As usual, we will include ample time for audience questions and discussions of challenging clinical scenarios.
Finally, please join us on Saturday at 6:30 PM for the Kathy and Preston Littrell Awards Dinner, where keynote speaker and local urology physician, Dr. J. Kellogg (Kelly) Parsons will speak about his experience as an author of a best seller thriller novel. We look forward to renewing old friendships and making new ones.
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.
We hope to see everyone here in January!
Program Directors:
LTC Timothy C. Brand, MC, USA
LTC Jack R. Walter, MC, USA
Madigan Army Medical Center

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General Information

Hotel Information
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina on Harbor IslandSheratonSD5
(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 Reservations
Please call group reservations at 1-877-734-2726 and be sure to tell them you are with the SGSU meeting. Our group rate is $142 single/double +tax. Room rate includes in-room Internet and shuttle to/from airport.

Hotel Complimentary Shuttle
The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle which 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. Click here for more details

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. Please contact us for our limited supply of free parking passes.

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. 14 in the Bel Aire Foyer of the Bay Tower, Lobby Level.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB) and 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 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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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