SIS 2020 Winter Seminar - Park City, Utah
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 Export to Your Calendar 2/6/2020 to 2/9/2020
When: February 6-9, 2020
5:00 PM
Where: Canyons Village - Grand Summit Hotel
Park City, Utah 
United States


Online registration is available until: 2/6/2020
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The SIS 2020 Winter Seminar offers you a winter getaway in the natural beauty of Park City, Utah. Earn 12 CME credits attending lectures presented by members of the SIS Board of Directors. Then, enjoy Utah’s legendary powder while skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and fat tire winter biking in the picturesque Wasatch mountain range.

Call for Abstracts
Present your original research during the poster session at the Winter Seminar.  Abstracts will be accepted August 12 through October 15, 2019.
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Seminar Session Topics Include:

  • Cervical Axial Pain
  • The Digital and Mobile Future of Pain Medicine
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Flow Pattern Analysis
  • Lumbar Posterior Element Pain
  • Patient Safety FactFinders
  • Physical Examination of Borderlands: Shoulder and Hip
  • Radiofrequency Denervation Procedures–Facet Joints and Beyond
    • Part I: Where We Have Been
    • Part II: Where Are We Going-Emerging Procedures
  • Regenerative Medicine Pro/Con Debate
  • Risk Mitigation and Safety in Interventional Spine Care
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections vs. Interlaminar - Pro/Con Debate
  • Ultrasound Guidance for Spine Interventions

Your Winter Getaway Headquarters
The Winter Seminar will be held at Canyons Village. This luxury compound includes three different alpine alpine ski resort options for you to choose from.

The Winter Seminar sessions will take place at the Grand Summit Hotel, 4000 Canyons Resort Drive, Park City, Utah 84098.

Grand Summit Hotel (meeting location)
Studio or Queen/Queen - $379 plus $30 resort fee
One Bedroom Residence/Suite - $513 plus $30 resort fee

Sundial Lodge (a 2-minute walk or a quick on-demand shuttle ride to Grand Summit Hotel)
Standard King or Queen - $318 plus $20 resort fee (discounted resort rate of $20 will be reflected upon check-in)

Silverado Hotel (5-minute, 0.2 mile walk or a quick on-demand shuttle to Grand Summit Hotel)
Standard King - $256 plus a $20 resort fee (discounted resort rate of $20 will be reflected upon check-in)

Click here to make your room reservation or call 888.416.6195 and mention "Spine Intervention Society" to receive the discounted rate. Book early to secure your stay at the Canyons Village. The SIS room rate expires on Monday, December 23, 2019, and is subject to availability.

Registration Fees - Before December 12, 2019
Physician Members - $875
Military Physicians, Fellows, Residents, and Medical Student Members - $495
Allied Health Professionals - $575
Non-member Physicians - $1,425

Register early and save. All Seminar rate increase by $100 on December 12, 2019 and again on January 16, 2020.

Transportation
The nearest airport is the Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). Please arrange your own ground transportation to and from the resort. There are multiple transportation companies that offer pre-arranged transportation if you prefer to make reservations in advance.

Visit Salt Lake has additional transportation information that can be found here.

Parking is included in the resort fee at all three hotels.

Educational Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Identify best practices to ensure patient safety during interventional spine procedures;
  • Describe how strict diagnostic criteria and anatomically validated technique can improve outcomes;
  • Review spine interventional procedures from the cervical to the sacral regions to identify predictors of success and common controversies;
  • Discuss advanced procedural details that can increase patient safety;
  • Assess new technologies and discuss how they are poised to change interventional spine care.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)
The Spine Intervention Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Spine Intervention Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Target Audience
This live activity has been designed for individuals who are involved in the care of patients with spine pain.

Registration Open to All
The content of this course is geared towards physicians but registration is open to SIS members, non-member physicians, and mid-level staff.

Special Accommodations
SIS only contracts with facilities that are in compliance with the U.S. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and also strives to meet the needs of all diets with food provided to participants during the course. All ADA accommodations and/or dietary requests should be submitted by Tuesday, January 7, 2020 to registration@SpineIntervention.org.

Cancellation Policy
The Spine Intervention Society requires cancellation at least 21 days prior to the course to receive a refund less a $150 administrative fee. Cancellation less than 21 days prior will result in forfeiture of all fees. SIS reserves the right to cancel this event due to circumstances beyond its control. The Society assumes no financial obligation to registrants for possible costs incurred.

Disclosure Policy
SIS plans and implements educational activities in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Criteria and Standards for Commercial Support to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. As an ACCME-accredited provider, the Society’s policy requires program speakers, moderators, committee chairs, committee members, planners, and staff to disclose all financial relationships they may have or have had within the last twelve (12) months with commercial interests whose products or services may impact their presentation.

The Chairs of the Education Division and the Instructor Development Committee review all disclosures prior to presentation and has a process of resolution that, if not satisfied, results in the removal of the speaker. The intent of this policy is not to prevent expert speakers with relevant relationship(s), with commercial interest(s), or other interests from involvement in CME but rather to ensure that the Society’s CME activities promote quality and safety, are effective in improving medical practice, are based on valid content, and are independent from commercial interests and free of commercial bias. Disclosure information will be made available to all participants at this meeting. Speakers are also required to disclose this information to the participants verbally and on the introductory slide at the beginning of each presentation.

To ensure the integrity of members, volunteers, and leaders, and to maintain public confidence, SIS has adopted a policy of uniform disclosure of financial relationships. Any individual participating in a sponsored activity must disclose to the audience any financial relationship in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g. stocks, stock options or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefit. Financial benefits are usually associated with roles such as employment, management position, independent contractor (including contracted research), consulting, speaking and teaching, membership on advisory committees or review panels, board membership, and other activities for which remuneration is received or expected.

Commercial Support Disclosure
The Society fully complies with all ACCME requirements for commercial support and maintains a separation of promotion from education. The content or format of SIS CME activities, or its related materials, promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest. The Spine Intervention Society is a non-profit medical society. Revenues from this and all courses are used for future research and educational endeavors.

Course Materials
Materials presented at this course are made available by the Spine Intervention Society for educational purposes only. No distribution or reproductions of any kind, including audio and video recordings, may be made of the presentations. SIS reserves all rights to such material.

Photography Disclaimer
I agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Society from any and all claims involving the use of my picture or likeness. The Society reserves the right to use any photographs or videos taken at SIS events without the expressed written permission of those included within. The Society may record your likeness, image, voice, sound effects, interview, and performance and edit and incorporate such recording into formats including, but not limited to, educational, literary, and/or promotional materials such as advertising, website, and social media content with or without the participant’s name.

SIS shall retain final editorial, artistic, and technical control of the recording and content from any event and may use and authorize others to use the recording and any portions thereof in all markets, manner, and media, whether now known or hereafter developed. SIS and/or its successors and assignees shall own all rights, title, and interest, including the copyright, in and to the recording and related materials to be used and disposed of without limitation, as SIS shall determine.

Code of Conduct
SIS has a zero-tolerance policy prohibiting any form of discrimination or harassment, including, but not limited to, offensive verbal or written comments related to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, gender identity, or gender expression; the display of sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following; harassing photography or recordings; sustained disruption of talks or other events; inappropriate physical contact; and unwelcome sexual attention. 

All attendees, speakers, sponsors, staff, and volunteers at Society activities are required to agree to uphold this code of conduct during the event and in activity-related social events at off-site locations and in related online communities and social media. 

If you experience harassment or hear of any incidents of unacceptable behavior, SIS asks that you inform either Margaret Klys, MJ, Executive Director/CEO, at mklys@SpineIntervention.org  or +1.708.505.9416 or Anne Rounds, Director of Meetings, at arounds@SpineIntervention.org  or +1.415.385.7462.

Those who violate this Code of Conduct will be asked to cease any inappropriate behavior, are expected to comply immediately, and may be subject to sanctions up to and including expulsion from the activity without refund and prohibition from attendance at future Society activities.

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