Annual Meeting 2023

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CMSS 2023 Annual Meeting
November 8-10, 2023
Washington, DC

November 8          CMSS GLEAM Program Medical Society Leaders Summit (program participants only)
November 9-10     CMSS Annual Meeting

Meeting Theme: Driving Meaningful Change Together

About the Annual Meeting

The CMSS Annual Meeting is the premier annual convening of staff and leaders serving medical specialty societies and their members. The CMSS Annual Meeting 2023 "Driving Meaningful Change Together" will provide a platform for sharing innovative ideas and best practices across specialty societies and highlighting collaborative efforts which are driving meaningful change in medicine.

Who should attend?  Staff and leadership from medical specialty societies as well as other healthcare association, patient group, and industry stakeholders. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with and learn from your fellow medical specialty society peers! You won't want to miss it!

Call for Proposals

CMSS was pleased to extend a Call for Proposals to contribute to the educational program of the CMSS 2023 Annual Meeting on the theme “Driving Meaningful Change Together.”

The Call for Proposals is now closed. Click here for additional details.

Meeting Format, Hotel, and Meeting Venue

The CMSS Annual Meeting will be an in-person meeting, with virtual participation offered for Thursday AM PPGs ONLY.

Meeting Venue:
Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel
(to become the Westin Washington, DC Downtown Hotel on October 4)
999 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

Located near Capital One Arena, Penn Quarter and Walter E. Washington Convention Center, our hotel puts you at the epicenter of the nation's capital scene. The hotel has a fully equipped, 24-hour fitness center.

The group rate is $359 single/double per night, and the reservation deadline is October 17. Book your stay today!

Schedule at a Glance

Review the Annual Meeting Schedule at a Glance to plan your participation.

Event dates and times subject to change

Wednesday, November 8
7:30 am - 8:30 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:30 am - 12:00 pmCMSS Medical Society Leaders Summit (GLEAM Participants Only)
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch
1:00 pm - 5:00 pmCMSS Medical Society Leaders Summit (GLEAM Participants Only)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pmCMSS Medical Society Leaders Reception (GLEAM Participants & Invited Guests Only)
Thursday, November 9
7:00 am - 8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
8:00 am - 10:00 amPPG and CEO Council Meetings (CMSS Members Only)
10:00 am - 10:15 amCoffee Break
10:15 am - 12:30 pmPPG and CEO Council Meetings (CMSS Members Only)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pmLunch with Industry Partners
1:30 pm - 3:15 pmWelcome & Opening Plenary
Keynote: Michael Howell, MD, MPH - The Rapid Evolution of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)
Panel: The Role of Associations in the Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare
Moderator: Helen Burstin, MD, MPH (CMSS)
Panelists: Ami Bhatt, MD (ACC); Michael Howell, MD, MPH (Google); Judy Keen, PhD (Novartis); Kelly Rose, PhD (ASH)
3:15 pm - 3:45 pmCoffee Break with Industry Partners
3:45 pm - 4:45 pmConcurrent Session 1Concurrent Session 2Concurrent Session 3
Panel: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Driving Meaningful ChangeEmerging Uses for Clinical RegistriesPanel: Board/Staff Partnerships and High-Performing Boards
4:45 pm - 5:30 pmIndustry Satellite Symposia 1(TBD)Diagnostic Excellence Forum Happy Hour
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmReception with Industry Partners
Friday, November 10
7:00 am - 8:00 amRegistration & Breakfast
7:00 am - 7:45 amIndustry Satellite Symposium: IQVIAIndustry Satellite Symposia 4 (TBD)
8:00 am - 9:20 amPlenary Session: Reconsidering Race and Clinical Algorithms
Moderator: Sindy Escobar Alvarez, PhD (Doris Duke Foundation)
Panelists: La'Tonzia Adams, MD, MS (CAP); David S. Jones, M.D., Ph.D.(Harvard); Joseph L. Wright, MD, MPH (AAP)
9:20 am - 9:30 amPassing Period
9:30 am - 10:30 amConcurrent Session 4Concurrent Session 5Diagnostic Excellence Forum
Strategic PlanningEducationDiagnostic Excellence Forum Session 1
10:30 am - 11:00 amCoffee Break with Industry Partners
11:00 am - 12:00 pmConcurrent Session 6Concurrent Session 7Diagnostic Excellence Forum
Rapid Fire TalksThe Digital Evolution in Clinical Guidelines and Quality MeasurementDiagnostic Excellence Forum Session 2
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch with Industry Partners
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmConcurrent Session 8Concurrent Session 9Concurrent Session 10
Revenue DiversificationHow Collaborative Action Can Support Litigation as an Advocacy StrategyAdvancing Immunization
2:00 pm - 2:10 pmPassing Period
2:10 pm - 3:30 pmClosing Plenary Session: Emerging Issues in the Physician Workforce
Moderator: Dan Cole, MD (UCLA)
Panelists: Atul Grover, MD, PhD (AAMC); Jessica Dudley, MD (Press Ganey)
Meeting adjourns


Registration is now open! Rates are available here. Early Bird Registration deadline is Monday, October 23, 2023.