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JW Marriott Washington* | Washington, USA
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Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Mar, 31, 2016 to Apr, 2, 2016
Location: Washington, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 375 to 850 USD
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JW Marriott Washington*

Washington, USA Visit the Venue to read more


MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22.25* AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

International Conference Management is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing medical education in podiatric medicine. International Conference Management has approved this conference for a maximum of 22.25* continuing medical education contact hours of CPME credit.

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Department of Nursing Education is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on accreditation. Nurses will be awarded a maximum of 22.25* contact hours for successfully completing the program.

*Max CME credits attending Thursday, Friday, and LEAVES is 22.25

Max CME credits attending Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Track I is 19.50

Max CME credits attending Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Track II is 19.75

Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital's A Team Approach to Diabetic Limb Salvage conference is intended to better equip each member of the health care team with the education and resources needed to heal wounds and prevent amputations. It features a prominent multidisciplinary faculty that promotes the importance of every member of the team. The course is designed for health care practitioners of all specialties and promotes an evidence-based approach. The meeting format will include didactic lectures, hands-on workshops, specialty symposia, and live surgical case demonstrations for the purpose of providing a live interactive learning experience.

Highly regarded as one of the world's finest limb salvage events, DLS brings together the most eminent lower limb specialists for an unforgettable meeting. In its 9th year, the DLS conference equips each member of the health care team with the education and resources needed to heal wounds and prevent amputations.

Full three day (Thursday - Saturday) education agenda with live lectures, presentations, panel discussions and interactive Q&A sessions

Live limb salvage cases from MedStar Georgetown University Hospital ORs and cath lab

Expanded vascular program

Poster abstracts authors' session

Multiple symposia

Gloves-on cadaver workshops


Christopher E. Attinger, MD

Interim Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery

Co-Director, Center for Wound Healing

MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington, DC

John S. Steinberg, DPM

Co-Director, Center for Wound Healing

MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington, DC

Cameron M. Akbari, MD, MBA

Senior Attending, Vascular Surgery

Director, Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory

Washington Hospital Center

Nelson Lim Bernardo, MD

Co-Chair, Cardiac and Peripheral Vascular Disease

MedStar Heart Institute at Washington Hospital Center

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Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2015-12-01 To: 0--
On site Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


In the heart of Washington, minutes from the White House, the Washington Monument and the Smithsonian Museums, the luxurious JW Marriott provides unparalleled proximity to the pulse of the nation's capital. This deluxe four-star hotel is only one block from the Metro (subway) and 15 minutes from Reagan National Airport. A $34 million renovation has transformed the lobby and upgraded the guestrooms of this prestigious property. Most rooms feature "monumental views" of the historic Washington skyline, and all have plush mattresses with 300-thread count linens, cherry furnishings, earth-tone fabrics and HD TVs, with connections for your laptop or iPod. There is valet parking (fee) at the hotel, and several other parking options nearby - please see the list below. Our block of rooms at a special low conference rate does sell out, so book early!

JW Marriott Washington, DC

1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20004

Toll Free (US & Canada): 800-393-2503

International: 202-393-2000

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Submission Info

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS) with a poster abstract.

This is your chance to interact with surgeons and diabetes and wound healing specialists, and to educate and expose your work to leaders in your field.

We invite you to participate by submitting a 250 word abstract, which should describe work with relevance to diabetic foot and limb salvage.

If there is more than one author, the first author listed should be the primary author, the person that has done the majority of the work. This is the author upon whom the classification of the submission should be based.

All material presented in the abstract must be current, relevant and free from ethical bias. Company logos of the supporting company are prohibited on any part of the presentation. All abstracts received will be considered to be presented as POSTER ABSTRACTS during the conference.

Rules For Abstract Submission

Author Name(s)

The submitting author is designated as the presenting author and must be listed first. All other authors should be listed thereafter. Each institute or affiliation represented by the authors should be listed.

Abstract Title

An abstract must have a short, specific title (containing no abbreviations) that indicates the nature of the investigation.

Abstract Format

Abstracts should use the Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusion format.

Describe briefly the Purpose of the study. Include a brief statement of Methods. State Results in detail sufficient to support Conclusions.

Abstract Text

All abstracts and poster presentations must be in English.

Standard abbreviations may be used without definition. Nonstandard abbreviations (please keep to a minimum) must be placed in parentheses after the first use of the word or phrase abbreviated.

Do not include references, credits or grant support.

Do not include the names or personal information of any patient participating in the study or trial.

Abstracts are limited to 250 words, not including title and all author-facility related information.

Any table should be placed at the end of the abstract. Graphics or illustrations are encouraged for presentation at the conference session.

Proofread abstracts carefully to avoid errors before submission.


Abstracts must be submitted by February 11, 2016.

Abstract Acceptance

Acceptance notification will be sent via email before February 22, 2016.

Abstracts are selected on the basis of scientific merit.

Expenses associated with the presentation of an abstract are the responsibility of the presenter.

At least one presenting/submitting author per abstract must register and pay. Presenting fellow's, resident's, or student's registration will be waived only if accompanied by appropriate documentation from the program director.

Abstract Presentation

All accepted abstracts will be poster presentations. Poster size is 8 feet x 4 feet (243cm x 121cm) horizontal.

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 International Conference Management

Phone: 337-235-6606

Fax: 337-235-7300


Organising Agency

 International Conference Management

Phone: 337-235-6606

Fax: 337-235-7300


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