Recent Activity and Upcoming Events
ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting
ACFAS Membership Meeting - Mid-Atlantic Region: (Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC and West Virginia)
Date: Thursday, March 22
Location: Exhibit Hall (lunch meeting)
This information will also be listed in your onsite conference brochure.
Your Region will be holding a meeting of its members in conjunction with the ACFAS Scientific Conference in Nashville. We hope that you can join us to meet and network with your Region officers and have a hand in the upcoming year's plans for the Region.
Attend to Learn, Plan and Win!
All ACFAS members who attend their Region meetings will be placed in a Region drawing to win an Amazon Echo. Your raffle ticket will be distributed at your Region meeting.
See you in Nashville!
Divisions Transitioning to Regions: Thanks to Retiring Division Presidents
The 14 ACFAS regional Divisions are redistricting to nine Regions starting January 1, 2018. Many thanks to Mark Dollard, DPM, FACFAS, ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Division 11; and Joe Menn, DPM, FACFAS, Southeast Division 14. Their terms end at the end of the year. Drs. Dollard and Menn attended the Division Presidents Council (DPC) meeting on October 21 in Chicago and were honored for their many years of support of ACFAS programming in their Divisions.
Election Results: ACFAS New Mid-Atlantic Region
Attention ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region Members,
Congratulations to your new Region Officer:
Secretary/Treasurer: Stanley Idiculla, DPM, FACFAS
His term commences on January 1, 2018, once the new ACFAS Regions are up and running. Many thanks to all five candidates for their interest in becoming involved in ACFAS on a local level, and to the ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region members in the states of Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, and West Virginia, who took a moment to vote.
Please watch your email for the official announcement of the new ACFAS Regions becoming officially realigned and beginning their work, to commence in fall 2017.
Mid-Atlantic Region Supporting Local Residents and Post-Grad Fellow Researchers
Are you a resident or post-graduate fellow presenting a poster or manuscript at the ACFAS Annual Scientific Conference in March? Could you use some extra money to apply toward your travel costs? The ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region can help!
If you live within the Mid-Atlantic Region, you've submitted a poster or manuscript that is accepted for presentation at the conference, and you are interested in receiving funding from your local Region, complete an application for support. Poster submitters are potentially eligible for $250, and manuscript presenters are potentially eligible for $500. Complete rules for acceptance and provision of funds can be found on the application form.
Please submit the completed form directly to Dr. Roland Ramdass by Friday, March 9, 2018. The Region will determine the number of awards they can provide based on the number of submissions received, and will contact you directly with next steps.
The ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region is excited to be able to support the next generation of local researchers!
ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region Funds Resident Poster Research at ACFAS 2017
In an effort to support research activities, the ACFAS Mid-Atlantic Region provided funding to the following resident as a poster presenter at the 2017 Annual Scientific Conference in Las Vegas:
Congratulations to this resident poster presenter on her research efforts.