Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)

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Center for Medical Tourism Research (CMTR)

  Call for Papers (CFP)

3rd Annual Medical Tourism Research Conference

“The Power of consumerism- patient choice & medical travel”

February 13-15, 2012 – San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

KeyNote Speaker: Dr. Tricia Johnson,Rush University

Dr. Johnson is the author of the recent book: The Future of Healthcare- Global Trends Worth Watching and is the Principle Investigator (PI) for the U.S. Department of Commerce’s $500,000 grant to explore U.S. inbound medical travel.

Conference Fees: $399- due Dec. 30th, 2011

Government & Student Fees: $199

(verification of government/student status required)

*Student Note: Scholarships may be available*

Conference Hotel:

Omni La Mansion del Rio

Conference Hotel Website Link

*Discounted conference rates available*


Conference Chair: David G. Vequist IV, Ph.D.

Founder/Director – CMTR

4301 Broadway, CPO #460

San Antonio, Texas 78209

Phone: +1 210 805-5825


The CMTR will be holding the 3rd Annual Medical Tourism Research Conference in San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A. on February 13th to 15th, 2012.The CMTR examines business, clinical, economic, ethical, legal, marketing, operational, policy, social justice, and societal impacts of the Medical Tourism, Medical Travel, Dental Tourism, Health Tourism, Fertility Tourism, Transplant Tourism, and Retirement Tourism industries worldwide. The conference is open to all interested stakeholders in this emerging global industry. Abstracts requested by (new extended date): December 15th, 2011 Notification by: December 20th, 2011 If wanting to publish in an upcoming journal- Papers required by: January 14th, 2012

ABSTRACT Requirements

To submit abstracts go to:

Originality: All abstracts need to be original pieces of work owned and created by the author(s)

Language/Length: English/Approximately 1,500 words

Abstract Required Sections: Purpose, Methodology, Background, Results, Conclusions, and Citations

Note: All abstracts will be peer reviewed by 3 researchers from leading institutions worldwide

**At least one author is expected to register for the conference by Dec. 30th, 2011**

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