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51st Annual OBGYN Spring Symposium

51st Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium

March 21-23, 2020

Francis Marion Hotel
387 King Street
Charleston, South Carolina

Conference Description

The 51st Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium will provide engaging, evidence-based updates on a range of obstetrical and gynecological challenges, aimed at enabling clinicians to update their practice, improve the quality of care for their patients, and optimize patient outcomes and satisfaction. The symposium focuses on enhancing participants’ knowledge of new evidence and trends in the field and highlighting practical applications for this knowledge. Conference faculty include nationally known guest faculty and distinguished MUSC faculty. Content is chosen for this CME activity based on needs assessment and educational gaps derived from local, regional and national data including peer review, literature updates and specialty society information. Content is presented through key updates on emerging topics, expert presentations, and interactive panel discussions. Please see the agenda for a detailed description of topics and learning objectives to be addressed within this three day conference.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this educational activity, the attendee should better be able to increase their knowledge and enhance competency by:
• Applying current strategies of enhanced healthcare delivery of obstetrics and gynecology practices
• Recognizing trends in maternal mortality and opportunities to impact its effect locally and nationally
• Current strategies in caring for gynecologic patients from adolescence through menopause
• Review high impact studies and effect on current practice in the obstetric population

Target Audience & Scope of Practice

The conference is designed for care providers in the field of Women’s Health with particular interest in reproductive issues and overall well being. Obstetrician gynecologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, midwives, registered nurses, and other interested health professionals are encouraged to attend.

Conference Schedule

A full conference schedule and faculty listing can be found in the 51st Annual OB/GYN Spring Symposium Conference Brochure

Online Syllabus

In our efforts to “go green”, we are offering a reduced registration ($40 off the registration fee) if you choose to access the electronic conference syllabus online. Information will be emailed to you the week prior to the conference so that you may download a copy, and have access to the online version during and following the conference. By choosing this option, you can select the reduced conference registration fee marked on the online and paper registration. However, you will not receive a printed syllabus book. If you would like the printed syllabus, select the full registration fee.

Credit Designation

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACOG: Application has been submitted to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Nursing Credit: Most states accept CMEs that apply to a specific nursing specialty as nursing continuing education. Please check with your respective State Board of Nursing to ascertain the equivalent number of contact hours offered for 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

PLEASE NOTE: You now receive your CME and CEU credits online! After the conference, you will be emailed instructions and a link to claim your credit online and print your credit certificate. On the registration form, please provide the email address that you actively use to ensure that you receive these important emails


In accordance with the ACCME Essentials & Standards, anyone involved in planning, presenting or moderating at this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the health care industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be required to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.


The Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of the Medical University of South Carolina not to discriminate against any person on the basis of disabilities. If you feel you need services or the auxiliary aids mentioned in this act in order to fully participate in this continuing education activity, please call the Office of Continuing Medical Education at (843) 876-1925, or attach a note to your registration.

Registration Fees

Physician in Practice On or before January 31 →  $670.00 
On/After January 31→  $720.00 
Onsite →  $750.00
Printed Syllabus →  $40.00

Retired, Resident, NP, RN, PA, Other On or before January 31→  $570.00 
On/After January 31→  $620.00 
Onsite →  $650.00
Printed Syllabus →  $40.00

Early registration fees apply if registration is received on or before January 31, 2020.

Fee includes tuition, breaks, and certificates of attendance.

Please make your check payable to Medical University of South Carolina and mail with the registration form to  Elizabeth Gossen MUSC Office of CME 96 Jonathan Lucas Street HE221A, MSC 754 Charleston, SC 29425

Pre-Registrations will be accepted until March 18, 2020 or until conference capacity is reached. After March 18, 2020, call the MUSC Office of CME at 843-876-1925 to see if space is still available.  If space is still available you may be directed to register at the conference.

Registration Methods

(Please use ONE of these methods to register.  Do not mail if previously faxed or telephoned).

Option 1: Mail registration form with check made out to “Medical University of South Carolina” or credit card information to: Elizabeth Gossen MUSC Office of CME 96 Jonathan Lucas Street HE221A, MSC 754 Charleston, SC 29425

Option 2: Telephone: (843) 876-1925 – Registration by credit card only

Option 3:  Fax (843) 876-1931 – Registration by credit card only

Option 4: Online Registration link

Conference Cancellation

A refund will be made upon written request prior to February 21, 2020; however, $100 will be retained for administrative costs. No refunds will be made after February 21, 2020. We reserve the right to cancel the program if necessary. Full registration fees will be refunded for cancelled programs. The Medical University of South Carolina cannot be responsible for reimbursement of airline or other transportation fares, hotel or rental car charges, including penalties. By registering for this conference, you agree to this cancellation policy.

Hotel Information 

The Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street Charleston, SC 29403 (843) 722-0600

The Francis Marion Hotel, historic Charleston’s landmark full service hotel, is in the heart of Charleston’s historic district. Located at the newly restored Marion Square, the Francis Marion Hotel is only a few blocks from the Charleston Visitor Center, South Carolina Aquarium, restaurants, boutiques, galleries, museums, antique shops and night life. The hotel offers valet parking, spa, concierge, retail shops and the Swamp Fox Restaurant & Bar. Special group rates start at $254.00, plus tax, per night. A limited number of guest rooms have been reserved and are being offered on a first come, first serve basis. The room block will be held until Wednesday, February 19, 2020 however the room block may be filled prior to this date. In such a case, neither the group rate nor guest room availability can be guaranteed. Therefore, we recommend you make your reservation as soon as possible. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 843-722- 0600 or 877-756-2121 and identifying yourself as being a participant in this meeting, or by following the online directions below.

Online Booking Link:

Online Code: OBGYN20

Parking: Valet parking at the hotel is available at $25.00 plus tax, per day and can be added to your guest folio. In addition, self-parking is available at $20.00 per day (cash). Rates are subject to change with notice.

Conference Brochure

A conference brochure of the 51st Annual OBGYN Spring Symposium is available here.