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Practical Surgical Pathology

Practical Surgical Pathology

September 24-27, 2013
The Ritz-Carlton
Amelia Island, Florida


$775—Residents/Fellows/Allied Health

The registration fee includes tuition, USB drive containing PowerPoint presentations, virtual microscopy DVD, break refreshments, daily lunch, and reception. Although it is not the policy of Mayo Medical Laboratories Education Department to limit the number of participants, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is strongly advised. Please do not finalize hotel or travel arrangements until you receive electronic notification. Registration deadline is September 9, 2013.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation in this conference on or before August 26, 2013, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded. Mayo Medical Laboratories Education Department must receive written notification of your cancellation. No refunds will be made after August 26, 2013.

Mayo Medical Laboratories reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Medical Laboratories must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Medical Laboratories will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

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Located just off the coast of northeast Florida, Amelia Island is easy to reach, but hard to forget. With 13 miles of beautiful beaches, abundant native wildlife, and pristine waters, this barrier island has long been a beloved destination for visitors and residents alike.

Amelia Island is an easy 30-minute drive from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), making the airport a quick and convenient option for air travelers from all over the world.

For information on shuttle service and car rental options, please visit the Jacksonville International Airport website

Travel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.

Lodging and Accommodations

The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island is a five-star luxury hotel located on a grand stretch of the Island’s 13 miles of coastline. Amelia Island is a peaceful backdrop for a memorable experience.

A block of rooms have been secured at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island for participants and their guests, with special conference rates. To receive the special rate, you must make reservations before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of August 26, 2013, whichever comes first. Reservations submitted following this date will be subject to availability. If making reservations over the phone, please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Medical Laboratories Practical Surgical Pathology conference.

The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida 32034
Phone: 866-763-2960
Online Reservations
$189 single/double occupancy

Internet access is not included with this room rate. The internet charge is $9.95 per day.

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


Parking is available at The Ritz-Carlton. All overnight valet parking is $20/night. No self-parking.

Conference Reception

Tuesday, September 24, 6:00-7:30 pm
Participants and a guest are cordially invited to join the conference faculty for the Conference Reception to be held Tuesday, September 24 in Talbot Prefunction area and Colonnade of The Ritz-Carlton from 6:00-7:30 pm. The reception welcomes you to Amelia Island and offers you the perfect opportunity to make connections with existing and new colleagues. Preregistration is required.

Area Attractions

To learn more about Amelia Island and it attractions, please visit the Amelia Island website