The safety and comfort of our attendees, staff and local Nashville community remain our priority. As we approach the Annual Assembly, please know that your Academy is actively seeking guidance from local health officials and national mandates to implement appropriate COVID-19 safety measures in Nashville. This information is based on the best information available at this time and may change prior to the in-person even in Nashville.
At this time, there are no federal, state or city-mandated capacity limits or mask requirements in Nashville, the Convention Center or the hotels. In an effort to gauge the preferences of our members, we conducted a member survey with a significant response at a 95% confidence +/- 3%. Of our respondents, 82% of our members told us that they want some safety measures in place, but there was significant variation in what measures they would like implemented. Of those who want safety measures in place, 57% preferred a masking policy either for all or non-vaccinated attendees. Based on a recent report from the American Medical Association, 96% of physicians are fully vaccinated.
Safety measures include:
Note: This safety information may continue to evolve leading up to the Annual Assembly.