Piedmont Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons - Summer 2019 Meeting


This conference will provide updates on diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus, including recent advances in the treatment of diseases. It will focus on primary clinical applications of current and new advances. The conference will provide a high level of detail in the treatment of digestive diseases.


If anyone is interested in being a speaker, please contact Brian Kann, MD, CME Conference Director at 504-842-4060 or Kristin Tschirn at Ochsner Clinic Foundation- CME Department at 504-666-3040 or by email at ktschirn@ochsner.org.

If you have any questions regarding the Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons you may contact Richard G. Saleeby, Jr., M.D., 919-787-2542 or Brian Kann, MD, CME Conference Director at 504-666-3040. Also, if you have any interesting case reports or papers you would like to present, please contact Dr. Saleeby or Dr. Kann. If you are interested in playing golf, please contact Dr. Rick Saleeby. We are planning a very interesting and informative scientific program and we sincerely hope that you plan to attend.

Future Meetings

The spring 2020 meeting will be March 19-21, 2020 at Zota Beach Resort in Longboat Key, FL. The summer 2020 meeting will be August 6-8, 2020 at the Ritz Carlton in Amelia Island, FL.

Hotel Information

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club – Ponte Vedra, FL

To make hotel reservations, call 800-234-7842 and mention “The Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery” meeting. The rates are:

  • $269/night for a Golf View Room
  • $289/night for a Deluxe Oceanside Room
  • $299/night for a Oceanfront Guest Room

This rate is available 3 days prior and 3 days after the meeting block.

Reservations must be made on or before July 8, 2019. Reservations will be on a space available basis; we recommend that you make your hotel reservations NOW! For more information about Ponte Vedra Inn and Club accommodations and/or activities, you may visit their website at: http://www.pontevedra.com/inn_and_club/ . For questions regarding reservation issues, please contact Kristin Tschirn at 504-666-3040.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note: Refunds will not be issued after any conference has begun. For refunds to be made in advance of a conference please contact cme@ochsner.org. All refunds must be made 24 hrs. in advance of the specified conference in order to be able to process accordingly. Please be aware that all refunds are subject to cancellation charges which vary dependent upon the specified conference.

Event Details

When: Aug 8, 2019 -
Aug 10, 2019

Where: Ponte Vedra Inn & Club – Ponte Vedra, FL

Registration Fees:

Members $350
Non-members $375
​Banquet Guests (not including immediate family members) $50/person

Retired Members $50/person attending the banquet

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