AACBNC
Sessions will include:
  • Scientific Talks
  • Education Issues
  • Administrative and Government Matters

The meeting will be held at the FIESTA AMERICANA GRAND LOS CABOS ALL INCLUSIVE
GOLF & SPA
www.fiestamericanagrand.com/en/mx-los-cabos/hotel-grand-los-cabos


Meeting Registration (click to down load form)
Meeting registration for regular members and sponsors: $425
Meeting registration for emeritus members: $250
Registration for guests: $100

Update - Hotel Reservations
There are no changes to Reserve a “run of the house” *(ROH) room via phone or web.

Please choose from the following options:
  • By phone, please call (800) 343-7821. This is a Central Reservations Number.  
    Please clearly mention that you are part of the AACBNC to receive the group rate.

  • By website, go to www.fiestamericanagrand.com/mx-los-cabos/hotel-grand-los-cabos  
    Choose your check-in and check-out dates, then Click ‘more options’ and select
    ‘Group Code’ from the Special Rate Code menu.  Enter GV3FA@FLC in the box to
    the right.  Then, click “SEARCH.”  Note this method will only work for the ROH rooms. If
    this link does not work, please call the hotel at the number listed above.

ROH Rooms*







* 85% of these rooms have either a partial or full ocean view.
 


Please be advised if you would like to reserve any of the upgraded room types listed below
for the 2015 AACBNC meeting in Los Cabos

Upgrades are a 2 step process. If you wish to upgrade, you will need to:
  1. reserve a “run of the house (ROH) as above
  2. Using the obtained confirmation #, contact Edwardo Santoyo at The Fiesta Americana
    Hotel direct by email at resfalc1@posadas.com or you can also call him at               
    (52) 624 1456207.
   **Upgrades can only be handled by the hotel, not by the Central Reservations Center.
           **Upgrades are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Room Types for Upgrades















Note that all of these rates are applicable for the 3 nights preceding and the 3 nights
following the meeting based upon
availability.


**The rates quoted by the hotel include the VAT tax.  You can avoid paying the VAT
by doing the following:
  1. Obtain an Immigration Form/Tourist Card (one and the same thing) upon arrival. (no
    cost involved.) It must be properly stamped by Immigration authorities and valid at
    least for the duration of the program.
  2. Present your passport and Immigration Form/Tourist Card to the hotel at check-in.

The hotel will provide staff in the check-in area to copy documentation at no charge.  Upon
check-out, your statement will reflect a zero balance for VAT, thus the rate without VAT.

Your room rate includes the following:
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner at restaurants according to operational hours
  • Signature International Bar available by glass in restaurants and bars
  • Pool snacks and Signature International Bar available by glass at Pool Area
  • Minibar including: soft drinks, domestic beer, bottle water, set of coffee
  • 24 hours room service (room service beverages are by glass)
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
  • Complimentary Fitness Center
  • Complimentary local calls

Not included:
  • Food and beverage not supplied by Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos All inclusive
    Golf and Spa
  • Purchases at the concession and/or outside vendors (tobacco shop, travel agency,
    rent a car, beauty parlor, etc.)
  • Spa services, laundry service
  • Box lunches and catered lunches to go
2015 Annual Winter Conference
Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos Golf & Spa Resort  
(All- Inclusive)
Los Cabos, Mexico
January 21-25, 2015
ROOM TYPE
ZERO VAT RATE
VAT RATE*
*ROH SINGLE
$272.00
$299.00
*ROH DOUBLE (per person)
$177.00
$194.00
ROOM TYPE        
ZERO VAT RATE     
VAT RATE
OCEAN VIEW SINGLE
$298.00
$344.00
OCEAN VIEW DOUBLE (per person)
$189.00
$216.00
MASTER SUITE SINGLE
$427.00
$494.00
MASTER SUITE DOUBLE (per person)
$254.00
$291.00
GOVERNOR SUITE SINGLE
$713.00
$824.00
GOVERNOR SUITE DOUBLE (per person)
$396.00
$456.00
IMPERIAL SUITE SINGLE
$2,786.00
$3,224.00
IMPERIAL SUITE DOUBLE (per person)
$1,432.00
$1,656.00
2015 Annual Meeting Schedule
Wednesday, January 21
Lobby
3:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration and Packet Pickup
Boadroom 1
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Executive Committee Meeting
Whales Terace
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Welcome Reception - All members and guests
Thursday, January 22
Master 4
8:30 - 8:45 am
Welcome and Introduction
Richard L. Drake, PhD, AACBNC President
Director of Anatomy, Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case
Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  8:45 - 10:00 am
“Biomedical Research in the 21st Century: What
Will the Future Look Like”
Ann Bonham, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer
Association of American Medical Colleges
Fairway Foyer
10:00 - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
Master 4
10:30 - 11:45 am
“How to Avoid an LCME Adverse Action”
Dan Hunt, MD, MBA Co-Secretary to the Liaison
Committee on Medical Education (LCME)
Senior Director, Accreditation Services Association of
American Medical Colleges
 
2:15 - 5:45 pm
Whale Watching (optional)
Friday, January 23
Master 4
8:30 - 8:40 am
“Overview – Why Connective Tissue Matters”
David B. Burr, PhD, FAAA
Distinguished Professor, Indiana University Associate
Vice Chancellor for Research
  8:40 - 9:20 am
“Hyaluronan:  More than a Scaffold in the ECM of
Cartilage”
Cheryl Knudson, PhD, Professor and Chair
The Brody School of Medicine East Carolina University
  9:20 - 10:00 am
“Novel Strategies to Enhance Bone Mass:  Local
Growth Factors, Systemic Drugs, and Stem Cell
Mobilization”
D. Rick Sumner, PhD, Secretary-Treasurer, AACBNC
The Mary Lou Bell McGrew Presidential Professor for
Medical Research
Chair, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology Rush
University Medical Center
Fairway Foyer
10:00 - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
Master 4
10:30 - 11:10 am
“Cell-Independent Manipulation of Bone Matrix
Properties: A Novel Treatment Strategy for
Osteoporosis”
David Burr, PhD, FAAA
  11:10 am - 12:00pm
Business Meeting
Fairway Terrace
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Reception
Master Ballroom 1
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Banquet
Saturday, January 24
Master 4
8:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
Richard L. Drake, PhD, AACBNC President
  8:35 - 9:20 am
“Anatomy Education at an Osteopathic School”
Peter Kondrashov, PhD, Chair Department of Anatomy
A.T. Still University of Health Sciences Kirksville
College of Osteopathic Medicine
  9:20 - 10:00 am
“Developing an Integrated Histopathology
Curriculum Using an Institute Supported Virtual
Microscopy System and Clinical Teaching Faculty”
Jennifer M. McBride, PhD, Director of Histology,
Associate Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case
Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  10:00 - 10:30 am
Coffee Break
  10:30 - 11:15 am
"Using Evidence-Based Approaches in the
Teaching of Medical Neurobiology”
Michael Lehman, PhD, Chairman and Professor
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
Ryan Darling, PhD, Assistant Professor Department of
Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  11:15 - 11:45 am
“25 Years of Chair Experience”
Joseph C. Besharse, PhD, Marvin Wagner
Professor and Chair
Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy
2000 president of AACBNC and host at our last
meeting in Cabo
  11:45 am - Noon
Introduction of the New President, Scott T. Brady,
PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of
Medicine
Richard L. Drake, PhD, President AACBNC
Sunday, January 25
 
 
End of Conference
If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact:
Rita Eaddy (312) 942-5501 or
rita_eaddy@rush.edu
2015 AACBNC whale watching tour:

Thursday January 22, 2014

2:15pm - Pick up from hotel
2:45pm - Arrival to La Marina
3:00pm – Tour begins
5:00pm - Tour ends
5:45pm - Return to hotel

The cost of $110.00 per person
Please complete the attached form and return via email
rita_eaddy@rush.edu or fax (312)942-5744
Whale Watching Tour Registration form