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SGIM Southern Regional Meeting

February 22 - 24, 2018

New Orleans, LA  |  Pan American Conference Center


601 Poydras Street,
New Orleans, LA 70130

The Pan American Conference Center in New Orleans will once again be host to the Southern Regional Meeting, Thursday, February 22 - Saturday, February 24, 2018. 

Pre Course Information:

"Learning and Teaching in a Time of Change: Effective chronic pain management and safe opioid prescribing"
Tracy Vettese, MD (Emory University)
Stefan Kertesz, MD (University of Alabama Birmingham)

This pre-course will outline best practices in chronic pain management and principles of safe and effective opioid prescribing. Participants will learn ways to enhance patient-centered communication when caring for patients with chronic pain. In addition, faculty from both Emory University and the University of Alabama Birmingham will present difficult chronic pain patient cases and dilemmas from resident clinics at their respective institutions, and the group will discuss innovative approaches to these scenarios.

Registration Fees:

Online Registration for the Southern Regional Meeting is now open.  All participants must register for the meeting.  This includes all speakers, moderators, panel members, workshop, oral and poster presenters. You do not need to be a member of SGIM to register for the meeting.

  On or Before
Onsite Registration
Faculty/Health Professional (Member)  $ 140 $ 160
Faculty/Health Professional (Non-Member) $ 165 $ 185
Trainee* (Member)  $ 25 $ 45
Trainee* (Non-Member) $ 50 $ 70

Trainee designation includes fellows, residents and medical students.  

We do not have one-day or presenter-only registration fees.

NOTE: All dietary restrictions must be sent to by Thursday, February 5th to be accommodated. Onsite requests will not be granted.

All cancellations and requests for refunds must be received in writing by Monday, January 19, 2018. SGIM refunds your registration minus a $75 cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted for cancellations received after January 25, 2018.

For more information on how to become a member of SGIM, please visit the Membership section of our website.

Online Registration Instructions:

  1. Log into your SGIM account with your username and password using the following link: SGIM Login. Non-Members: If you do not have an SGIM account, please create one using the link provided.
  2. One the left hand side of the page, click “Meetings”.
  3. Click the “View Details” button that corresponds with the 2018 Southern Meeting.
  4. Click the “Register for this Meeting” button. Then, you may proceed to register.

We look forward to seeing you in New Orleans!

Important Dates

January 19, 2017

Registration Cancellation Deadline
(11:59 pm PT)

January 31, 2018

Early-bird Registration Deadline
(11:59 pm PT)

February 22-24, 2018

Southern SGIM 2018 Regional Meeting

Ready to register online?

2018 Southern SGIM Preliminary Meeting Schedule

Meeting Times & Information

Thursday, February 22nd 

Friday, February 23rd
Special Symposium, Oral Presentations, Workshops, Mentoring Panels

Asscoiates Jeopardy, JGIM Update, Lunch

Networking Sessions

Friday, February 23rd
Poster Session

Saturday, February 24th
8:00AM- 12:00PM
Oral Presentations, Workshops, Plenary Oral Presentations and Awards Ceremony


If you have any questions, please contact the SGIM National Office at 202-887-5150. 

Please note, the SGIM National Office is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm EST.