Top U.S Medical Conferences by Speciality
Every year, new developments and technologies designed to improve public health are unveiled at medical conferences. Attending these events is critical for healthcare workers to stay current on the latest techniques and devices.
This nationwide roundup — organized by topic and region — can help physicians of every specialty find a conference they can fit into their schedule.
The following conferences focus on advancements in immunology, dermatology, emergency medicine and the pharma industry.
Longevity Fest 2023
December 14-16, 2023
Check out the Longevity Fest for all topics anti-aging. Held in Las Vegas in December. It will open your eyes to new and developing longevity medicine and disease prevention.
The theme of this convention is “Leveling Up Healthcare”. They have yet to upload the full agenda but they promise immersive lectures, hands-on workshops and groundbreaking presentations.
Clinical Updates in Allergy and Immunology 2023
August 3-6, 2023
The Mayo Clinic hosts their Clinical Updates program live at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay, California and virtually through a livestream broadcast.
Along with beautiful scenery (for the in-person attendants), guests will enjoy learning about emerging clinical approaches and therapeutics for various allergic and atopic disorders.
The target audience for this course includes healthcare workers in internal medicine, family medicine, or pediatrics.
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Northeast Allergy/Immunology/Anti-Aging Conferences
IMMUNOLOGY2023™: American Association of Immunologists (AAI) 106th Annual Meeting
May 11-15, 2023
This annual meeting of the AAI in Washington, DC will host multiple symposiums covering a wide array of medical topics, including infectious diseases and vaccination.
You can look forward to symposiums on the frontiers of human immunology, lessons learned from COVID-19, and many more topics.
FOCIS 2023: Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies 23rd Annual Meeting
June 20-23, 2023
Hosted in Boston, this annual meeting has a unique keynote speaker for each of the event’s three days.
Through presentations and panels, attendees will learn about the latest research advances in translational immunology.
The Opening Keynote Speaker will be Laurie Glimcher from the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Institute.
The Autoimmunity Conference – FASEB Science Research Conference
July 30-August 3, 2023
This year’s Autoimmunity Conference will be held in Southbridge, Massachusetts, at the Southbridge Hotel & Conference Center.
Along with speakers and presentations, students can have an up-close-and-personal experience at daily “Meet the Expert” luncheon sessions.
Learn from discussions on topics such as innate and auto-inflammatory mechanisms, immune regulation in autoimmunity, and novel and emerging treatments for autoimmunity.
Keynote speakers include Jane Buckner, president of the Benaroya Research Institute and Vijay Kuchroo from Harvard University.
Central U.S Conferences
Clinical Immunology Society (CIS) 2023 Annual Meeting: Immune Deficiency and Dysregulation – North American Conference
May 18-21, 2023
The Clinical Immunology Society is holding its annual meeting in St. Louis Missouri at the Marriot St. Louis Grand.
This year’s meeting will be a hybrid event in many ways — offered in-person and virtually, and combining a medical conference with a fundraiser for CIS Foundation and a talent show!
With ten plenary sessions and daily lunch symposiums, you can expect to leave this conference with an abundance of new ideas and actionable clinical practices to add to your practice of medicine.
The heart is a complex organ that requires careful handling. The best way to refresh your cardiology skills is to attend yearly conferences.
This list includes the best ones in the nation for medical professionals to learn from the top minds in the field.
Northwest Cardiology Conferences
Cardiology and Pain Management for Primary Care-CME
May 27-29, 2023
If you like to mix business with pleasure, this CME conference is perfect. The company that hosts this conference prides themselves on presenting an engaging medical conference along with a relaxing resort atmosphere.
Join other professionals in Bend, Oregon, to gain updated information on the best cardiology and pain management practices.
Best of all, you’ll be in the beautiful Sunriver Resort in the Cascade Mountains.
Texas Heart Institute’s (THI) International Symposium on Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine
May 12-13, 2023
Physicians can expect to learn the latest developments in cardiovascular regenerative medicine at this symposium in Houston, Texas —and students, residents and fellows can earn CME credits by attending.
All lectures are given by Emerson C. Perin, MD, PhD.
14th Annual Mayo Clinic Cardiology Update: The Heart of the Matter – 2023
August 3-5, 2023
This cardiology update, hosted by the May Clinic and intended for practicing cardiologists and other cardiology subspecialties, will be held at the Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona.
Throughout the three-day event, you will hear lectures from the three directors; Luis R. Scott, M.D., Carolyn M. Larsen, M.D., and Eric H. Yang, M.D.
Northeast U.S Conferences
35th Annual Cardiology Update
August 18-20, 2023
Get dressed up and meet at this yearly Cardiology event hosted this year at the historic Grand Hotel on Mackinaw Island, Michigan.
This swanky venue has a dress code in effect after 6:30 p.m., requiring men to wear a suit and tie and women to wear a dress, skirt or dress pants.
Attendees can expect the latest updates on cardiology technologies and developments presented by seven different experienced cardiac physicians.
Southeast Cardiology Conferences
45th Annual Cardiology Update
May 25-27, 2023
This cardiology expo has been held for 45 years. This year’s event will be hosted at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina.
With 43 different objectives covered at this year’s conference, nearly everything cardiac and vascular will be discussed. Plus, students can even earn credits for live attendance.
2023 Midwest Cardiology and Cardiovascular Ultrasound Conference
September 21-23, 2023
Dedicated chiefly to pediatric congenital heart conditions, this cardiology conference in Kentucky will provide state-of-the-art information on cardio ultrasound and a variety of other heart technologies.
If you would like to attend, it will be held at the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter in Covington, Kentucky.
Each day will consist of six or seven sessions spanning a variety of topics, such as “Building an APP team within Cardiology,” “Cardiac Cath and EP Research,” and “Advanced echo assessment for cardio-oncology.”
Endocrinology Conferences in the U.S.
To continue your education in endocrinology in 2023, be sure to attend one of these annual meetings, conferences, or symposiums featuring the best and brightest in the field.
June 15-18, 2023
Chicago, Illinois is the place to be this June if you are an endocrinologist. The Endocrine Society is holding the Endo Expo 2023.
This is one of the nation’s most extensive collaborations of experts and professionals in the endocrinology field. With over 150 educational sessions and 45 “Meet the Professors” sessions, there is plenty for everyone.
Metabolic & Endocrine Disease Summit (MEDS) Summer 2023
July 13-15, 2023
The MEDS Summer Summit is an entirely virtual event. Each day will have its own topic.
Thursday will address adrenal and pituitary considerations. Friday will focus on diabetes, and Saturday will discuss obesity and metabolic disorders.
Southeast Endocrinology Conferences
Metabolic & Endocrine Disease Summit (MEDS) Fall 2023
October 12-14, 2023
If you missed the Summer Summit, you could still catch the Fall MEDS Summit held at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista in Buena Vista, Florida.
You’ll benefit from panel discussions, Q&A sessions and case studies, all directed at advancing metabolic and endocrine system disease treatments.
If your main concern as a physician is liver and gastrointestinal diseases, you’ll appreciate this list of conferences.
Gastrointestinal and Liver Association of the Americas (GALA) 10th Annual Dallas Conference
June 16-17, 2023
GALA is holding its tenth annual conference in Irvington, Texas, at the Marriott Dallas Las Colinas.
Learn from colleagues and global experts in the field during sessions over two days. You’ll hear from Lawrence Shiller, MD and Mack Mitchell, MD, both from Houston, Texas.
June 12-15, 2023
Another great event for gastroenterologists nationwide is this online program hosted by the Harvard School of Medicine.
Topics discussed will include updated guidelines, therapies, and diagnostic techniques.
You’ll hear from four different professionals in the Gastroenterology field; Daniel C. Chung, MD, Nezam Afdhal, MD, David Cohen, MD, Ph.D., and Wolfram Goessling, MD, Ph.D.
Central Gastroenterology Conferences
Kansas City Live Endoscopy Course & Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2023
August 25-26, 2023
This year’s gastroenterology and hepatology event will be held at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City, Kansas.
Speakers will discuss various diseases and their challenges, such as IBS, fatty liver disease, and Barrett’s Esophagus. It will also include a hands-on endoscopy workshop.
Neurologists will love this fascinating collection of upcoming conferences in their field.
Neurotrauma 2023: 40th Annual Symposium of the National Neurotrauma Society (NNS 2023)
June 24-28, 2023
There is very little information offered to the general public about this event, held in Austin, Texas. However, it’s been occurring annually for 40 years, so it must be worthwhile.
Neurosurgical Society of America 2023 Annual Meeting
June 18-21, 2023
At the Chatham Bars Inn in Chatham, Massachusetts this June, the 2023 NSA Annual Meeting will offer the latest in neurosurgical developments and some social networking activities.
To attend, you must be an NSA member.
Unlike many other events on this list, this annual meeting is much more focused on networking than on continued education.
You can expect to enjoy social activities such as Sip and Paint and a guided bike tour. They even offer family-friendly activities.
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148th Annual Meeting of the American Neurological Association
September 9-12, 2023
The ANA is holding its 148th annual meeting this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This four-day event includes courses, symposiums and workshops; some are open to all, while others are by invitation only.
A couple of the invitation-only symposiums include the ANA-NINDS Career Development Symposium and the Early and Junior Futures Program.
Southeast Neurology Conferences
Neuroscience Conference 2023
May 12, 2023
This one-day conference in Greenville, North Carolina, features 13 different speakers covering a wide array of topics on the best practices in treating neurological conditions.
This will also be presented by webinar, so no travel is needed if you can’t make it to Greenville.
The objective of this conference is to share ideas and improvements to clinical practices and patient outcomes in this medical field.
2023 South Florida Neuroscience Symposium
June 9-10, 2023
This Neuroscience symposium can be attended virtually on the 9th or live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on June 10th.
It is considered a continuing education program with presentations from respected physicians.
The co-directors of this program are Gustavo Alameda, MD, FANN, and Nithya Mathai, DNP, APRN, FNP-C.
Obstetrics and Gynecology Conferences
Bringing life into this world is a privilege for the women who carry the child and the OB/GYNs caring for them.
Childbirth and women’s health has come a long way in the past century, and there are still more developments on the horizon.
These upcoming conferences are available for OBGYNs that want to be a part of these new practices.
Southwest Obstetrics and Gynecology Conferences
30th Annual Summer Conference on Obstetrics & Gynecology
July 12-15, 2023
This conference for OBGYNs held in Napa, California, will cover all the expected topics in this field (such as menopause and infertility) and some indirect issues women face, such as opioid abuse and cardiovascular issues.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2023 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting (ACSM)
May 19-21, 2023
For the best practices and cutting-edge OBGYN research, you should attend this meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.
Titles of sessions include:
- Medically Complex Pregnancies and Abortion Access Post-Roe
- Abortion Bans’ Unintended Consequences on Evidence-Based Care for Pregnancy Loss
- Self-Managed Abortion: What Clinicians Need to Know
Updates in Primary Care and Women’s Health – 7-Night Eastern Caribbean & Coco Cay Cruise Conference
June 24-July 1, 2023
How does a seven-day cruise sound for your next learning opportunity?
This June, you can leave from Miami, Florida, aboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas and enjoy a Caribbean cruise while attending an accredited CME program.
Learn about the most pertinent issues in women’s health on the high seas.
37th Annual Contemporary Issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology
July 24-28, 2023
Destin, Florida, is home to beautiful beaches and tourist attractions, as well as this 37th annual gynecology meeting.
Updates discussed in obstetrics and gynecology include new and updated therapies for both common and uncommon gynecological issues, using simulation in the education and improvement of gynecological and obstetric care, and updates on how to deal with high-risk obstetrics patients.
Health professionals, scientists, and doctors worldwide are doing their best to find a way to diminish cancer’s devastating effects on our population.
The following conferences are either opportunities to discuss ideas or learn about new developments.
Alaska Multidisciplinary Oncology Conference
May 13, 2023
In Anchorage, Alaska, oncologists can attend this multidisciplinary oncology conference to get updates on the management of various types of cancers.
This program will cover women’s cancers, general oncology, GI oncology and hematologic malignancies.
Urology Conferences in the U.S.
Urology specialists and students pursuing this specialty will appreciate the information shared during these three meetings.
27th Annual Innovations in Urologic Practice
September 22-24, 2023
The Grand Rounds in Urology is holding its 27th annual meeting at the Inn and Spa at Loretto in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Co-chairs Mohit Khera, MD, MBA, MPH, and Michael Coburn, MD, FACS, have put together a full and educational conference covering a wide array of genitourinary and urologic diseases and the challenges they present.
Southeast Urology Conferences
11th Urology Today Conference
October 27-29, 2023
Another conference presented by the Grand Rounds in Urology is the Urology Today Conference. This year it is being held at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina.
The program director, Ryan P. Terlecki, MD, FACS, is a professor of both urology and OBGYN and is also the director of a men’s health clinic.
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For anyone in healthcare, attending conferences is a critical way to continue your education and advance your career — no matter how long you’ve been practicing.
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