Does my attendance at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting count towards my meeting attendance requirement for membership?
Yes, attendance at the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting counts towards the "one (1) of three (3) consecutive Annual Meetings of the College" membership requirement.
Does my attendance at the 2022 Annual Meeting, either in-person or virtually, count towards my meeting attendance requirement for membership?
Yes, whether you attended in-person or virtually, attendance at the 2022 Annual Meeting counts towards the "one (1) of three (3) consecutive Annual Meetings of the College" membership requirement.
Note: the ACMS Bylaws state that Fellow, Associate and International Affiliate members "must attend at least one (1) of three (3) consecutive Annual Meetings of the College." (Article III. Section 3.2.a; 3.2.b.)
What are the current 2023 Annual Meeting attendance options?
Attendees have the option to attend either in-person or virtually. Confirm your preferred attendance method when registering.
Does Seattle, WA have COVID-19 related mandates or health guidelines in place?
The American College of Mohs Surgery will monitor any local regulations and guidelines that would affect the 2023 Annual Meeting and keep registrants informed when appropriate. Please note that the ACMS will follow all local mandates that are in place during the Annual Meeting.
What is the best way to get to the Hyatt Regency Seattle?
Hyatt Regency Seattle is just 15 miles north of SeaTac International Airport.
The Link Light Rail can be taken from the airport to Westlake Station, two blocks southwest of the hotel.
For information on transportation options, including taxi, shuttle, train, car service or rental, and more, visit the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport's Ground Transportation page or the Hyatt Regency Seattle's Map, Parking and Transportation page.
What is the weather like in Seattle in May?
The average high is 66°F; the average low of 49°F
Will there be any activities for children?
The ACMS will not have any activities or care available for children during the Annual Meeting, but there are many activities and attractions in and around Seattle. For more information on things to do in and around the city, check out the Visit Seattle website. Please note: No one under the age of 18 is allowed in general sessions, special events, or the Exhibit Hall at any time.
Is the Diagnostic Quality Control Exam being offered with the Annual Meeting?
As of 2022, the digital DQC Exam will no longer be offered as part of the ACMS Annual Meeting.
To replace this program, the Excellence in Pathology Committee is transitioning to a Pathology Question of the Week which will continue the success of the Board Review Question of the Week. More information on this program will be released in the near future, and the new question of the week series is expected to begin in fall of 2022.