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Sept 18-21, 2024: AAPS 81st Annual Meeting

Medicine’s Past, Present, and Future- Let’s Roll!

SAVE THE DATES to join your colleagues to earn up to 13 hours of CME*, network, strategize, learn, prepare, and be energized ahead of the pivotal 2024 elections that will play a major factor in the future of American medicine. We have a schedule that will allow time to enjoy the many attractions of San Antonio, including the River Walk, The Alamo, La Cantera outdoor shopping venue, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, many art museums, Sea World, and the resort itself which has many amenities as well as a golf course.

Register Today at: https://aaps.wufoo.com/forms/q1do30ka0rpb4rm/

Scholarships for Medical Students, Residents, and Unmatched Graduates are available: https://aaps.wufoo.com/forms/zxii8bw009ridj/

Hotel Reservations: To receive your discounted group rate ($319/night + discounted $20/night resort fee), make reservations before 8/15/2024 through one of the options below:

Online room reservation link: 

Or to make reservations by phone: Please call 210-558-6500 and provide a reservations agent with the AAPS booking code, “TAI324A”


  • La Cantera Resort and Spa, 16641 La Cantera Parkway, San Antonio, TX 78256
  • This location is Conde Nast’s Readers’ Choice #1 Resort in Texas & the Southwest, so plan to bring the family to combine a world class vacation and one of the top medical continuing education meetings of the year.

AGENDA SUMMARY (scroll down for more detailed agenda):

Wednesday, September 18, 2024

  • 8am to 5pm – Board of Directors Meeting
  • 7pm to 9pm – Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 19, 2024

  • 7am to 8am – Breakfast
  • 8am to Noon- General Session
  • Noon to 1pm – Luncheon
  • Free Afternoon and Evening to Enjoy the Resort and Explore San Antonio. An optional group outing is being planned.

Friday, September 20, 2024

  • 7am to 8am – Breakfast
  • 8am to Noon- General Session
  • Noon to 1pm – Luncheon
  • 2pm to 5pm – General Session
  • 7pm to 9pm – Banquet

Saturday, September 21, 2023

  • 7am to 8am – Breakfast
  • 8am to Noon – General Session & Business Meeting/Elections
  • Noon – Adjourn
  • 1pm to 4pm – Board of Directors Meeting


Wednesday, 9/18/2024 

8:00 AM to 5:00 AM – Board of Directors Meeting
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Welcome Reception

Thursday, 9/19/2024 

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM – Breakfast
8:00 AM – Opening Ceremonies (Invocation and Pledge)
8:10 AM to 8:30 AM – Business Meeting 

  • Introduction of Candidates
  • Introduction of Resolutions

8:30 AM  to 9:30 AM 
Physician Censorship & Solutions for a New “Old-fashioned” way to Practice Medicine 
Simone Gold, MD, JD

9:45 AM  to 11:15 AM
Panel: Third Party Free Specialty Care

  • Cristin Dickerson, MD
  • Kris Held, MD
  • G. Keith Smith, MD

11:15 AM  to 12:15 PM
DEI: Impact on Medicine and Society 
Marilyn Singleton, MD, JD

12:15 PM – Lunch

12:30PM to 1:30PM
How DEI Can Be Stopped from Destroying American Medicine
Stanley Goldfarb, MD

Friday, 9/20/2024 

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM – Breakfast

8:00 AM  to 9:00 AM 
Bio-Medical Tyranny, Past, Present, and Future
Peter McCullough, MD, MPH

9:00 AM  to 10:00 AM 
Reforming the Emergency Powers and Medical Board Overreach: what we need to do to prevent bio-medical tyranny
Senator Bob Hall

10:15 AM  to 10:45 AM 
Panel: Free Press, Free Speech, and Implications for Physicians, Patients, and Public Health

  • Jan Jekielek
  • John Leake
  • Megan Redshaw, JD

Noon – Lunch

12:30 PM  to 2:00 PM (1.5 hours)
Panel: Medicolegal and Medical Ethics Update from AAPS Leadership

  • Jane Orient, MD
  • Lawrence Huntoon, MD, PhD
  • Andrew Schlafly, JD

2:00 PM  to 3:00 PM
Why Intelligent Physicians, Patients, and Policy-Makers Embrace False Information & What Can Be Done About It
Robert Malone, MD

3:15 PM  to 4:15 PM
The Great Barrington Declaration : Evaluating and Executing Beneficial Public Health Measures (and avoiding harmful).
Jay Bhattacharya, MD, PhD (via Zoom)

4:15 PM  to 5:00 PM
What’s the Healthcare Buzz in Washington DC and What Does it Mean for Patients
Rep. Chip Roy (invited)

7:30 PM  to 8:00 PM 
President’s Address: The Free Exchange of Ideas in Academia, Medicine and Beyond
Jane Hughes, MD, FACS

8:00 PM  to 9:00 PM  
Evening Keynote: Public Health Management of Infectious Disease: Lessons from Florida
Joseph Ladapo, MD, PhD

Saturday, 9/21/2024 

7:00 AM to 8:00 AM – Breakfast

8:00 AM  to 9:00 AM
Psychiatric Prescription Drugs with Spotlight on SSRIs: risks, benefits, and role in emotional and psychiatric health
Renee Kohanski, MD

9:00 AM  to 10:00 AM 
Use of Diabetic Medications in non-Diabetic Individuals: do benefits outweigh risks?
Richard Dolinar, MD

10:15 AM  to 11:15 AM
Update on Pediatric Transgender Medicine
Michelle Cretella, MD

11:45 AM to NOON – Wrap Up & Adjourn
1 PM to 4 PM – Board of Directors Meeting

* CME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) through the joint providership of Great Lakes Learning (GLL) and AAPS. GLL is accredited by MSMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. GLL designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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