SGI Cancellation and Refund Policy: Registration cancellation must be in writing to the SGI administrative office in Annapolis, Maryland. Registration fees will be refunded, less a $165.00 administrative fee if the request is made in writing prior to the deadline date on the registration form in that given year.
No Refunds will be made on registration cancellations after the deadline date on the registration form in that given year.
All Refunds will be made after the annual meeting.
You are not required to register for the SGI meeting to submit an abstract. If your abstract(s) is accepted you are required to register to present your work. The Early Bird Deadline for the 2013 Annual Meeting is: February 15, 2013. Abstract acceptance letters are generally sent to the contact author mid to late December.
Qualifications for Registering as In Training
In-Training registrants may not hold a faculty position and must be a full time postdoctoral trainee, resident, fellow or student enrolled in a formal approved training program leading to a degree (BA, BS, MD, PhD, MS, MPH, DVM). If this status expires prior to or during the SGI annual meeting you do not qualify and cannot register as in training.
You will need to e-mail, fax or upload to the online registration form a letter of support stating that you are in training. The support letter must be signed by the department chair, division director or section head and it must be on official letterhead. If your support letter is not received by SGI prior to the annual meeting, you will have to present it to the SGI staff at the registration desk at the annual meeting. If you do not have a letter, you will be charged the non member fee for registration.
IN TRAINING LETTER TEXT
YOU CAN CUT / COPY AND PASTE THE TEXT BELOW INTO YOUR LETTER
Your letter must be signed by the *Department Chair, Division Director or Section Head of the Institution/University. The letter must be dated and sent to us on official letterhead. You can scan the letter and send it via e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to: (410) 571-1118.
“As part of the request for in-training status at the Society for Gynecologic Investigation Annual Meeting in March 2011, I hereby certify that _____Individual’s Name_______________ is
in-training as a(n) undergraduate/graduate student; medical student; resident; postdoctoral fellow; clinical fellow at _____Location________________ in a training program recognized
by _____Academic Institution________. The individual is also within 8 years of obtaining their terminal degree (M.D., Ph.D., etc.)
Printed Name of person signing
*Title of person signing