Flying Physicians Association

Dixie & Great Lakes Chapters Fall 2015 Meeting

  • 10/01/2015
  • 6:00 PM
  • 10/04/2015
  • 7:00 AM
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee

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  • Non-member attending meeting as single
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  • FPA member attending as a single
  • FPA Non-members registering as a couple to attend meeting

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Dixie-Great Lakes Joint Chapters Fall Meeting 


October 1-4, 2015

Chattanooga, Tennessee, destination for the Dixie and Great Lakes Chapters Joint 2015 Fall Meeting. Beautiful fall destination with many attractions: Tennessee Aquarium, Rock City, Ruby Falls and Chickamauga Battlefield. 

HOTEL:  The Chattanoogan Hotel     423.756.3400 http://www.chattanooganhotel.com/     1201 South Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402

PARKING:  $8 per night/$14 valet

RATES:  $139 per night includes guestroom internet

CUTOFF DATE:  September 1, 2015

FBO: Wilson Air Center  423.855.2299

AIRPORT: Lovell Field, 932 Jubilee Drive, Chattanooga, TN 374421  (9.5 miles, 15 minutes from Chattanoogan Hotel)

CAR RENTAL: Hertz rents cars at Wilson Air Center 423.855.2299  Transportation to the hotel provided departing at 2:00 and 4:00 pm 10/1.  Recommend car rental if you plan to explore the area.

REGISTRATION FEE: Includes Thursday evening reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres; Friday and Saturday morning breakfasts; group tour Friday afternoon on River Gorge Explorer; Saturday night reception and group dinner.  Spectacular scenery free.

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

Thursday October 1, 2015

Arrivals at KCHA (Lovell Field) Wilson Air Center Contact: Glenn Rivenbark General manager 423-855-2299

12 miles to The Chattanoogan Hotel 20 minute drive

6:00 PM Reception and Dinner    Patio   The Chattanoogan Hotel

Friday, October 2, 2015

6:30 AM- Breakfast- Broad Street Grille (tickets provided)

7:45 AM Sign-in, Welcome and announcements

8:00-10:00 AM CME Scientific Session

10:00 AM RFS- Tour of Orange Grove Center

10:15 AM- 12:15 PM CME Scientific Session

LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

Catch electric shuttle to the Tennessee Aquarium for cruise on The River Gorge Explorer beginning at 2:00 PM Suggest arriving 1:30-1:45 PM for your ticket (provided)

6:00 PM Hospitality Hour                  Suite #TBA

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

Saturday, October 3, 2015

6:30 AM- Breakfast- Broad Street Grille (tickets provided)

7:45 AM Sign-in, Welcome and announcements

8:00-10:00 AM CME Scientific Session

10:15 AM-12:15 PM CME Scientific Session

12:15 PM Sessions end and Chapter Business Meetings convene

LUNCH AND AFTERNOON ON YOUR OWN

6:30 PM- Hospitality and Group Dinner

8:00 PM – presentation by Barbershop Quartet

Sunday October 4, 2015

DEPARTURE- Breakfast on your own 


MEETING PRESENTATIONS

Friday October 2, 2015

7:45 AM Welcome and Announcements -W. Kenneth Austin, M.D. and John Freitas, M.D.

8:00 AM George Cowan, M.D., “PTSD and Caring for Veterans”

 8:45 AM Audience comments and Questions

9:00 AM Barry Knotts, M.D., “Shock: A Surgeon’s Point of View”

9:45 AM Audience comments and Questions

10:00 AM Coffee Break

10:15 AM Susan Northrup, M.D. Regional Flight Surgeon Southern region FAA, “Aerospace Medicine and Occupational Medicine”

11:00 AM Audience comments and Questions

11:15 AM David Mauritson, M.D., J.D., “Update in Cardiology”

12:00 PM Audience comments and Questions

12:15 AM Scientific Session adjourns for the day


Saturday October 3, 2015

7:45 AM Announcements W. Kenneth Austin, M.D. and John Freitas, M.D.

8:00 AM H. Alexander Arts, M.D., “Acoustic Neuromas”

8:45 AM Audience comments and Questions

9:00 AM Frank Browning, M.D., “Neurological Maladies and the F.A.A.”

9:45 AM Audience comments and Questions

10:00 AM Coffee Break

10:15 AM John Freitas, M.D., “Alcohol Abuse: The Airman, The AME, and the FAA”

11:00 AM Audience comments and Questions

11:15 AM Scientific Session Adjourns


11:15 AM George Shehl, M.D.   (NON-CME), “Wilbur and Orville’s Discovery of Human Flight”

12:00 PM Audience comments and Questions

12:20 PM Chapter Business meetings convene


CONTACTS:  Ken and Margo Austin, John and Beth Freitas


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