CME Conference

27th Annual Knapp Medical Center Rio Grande Valley Medical Education Conference & Exposition (April 26 - 27, 2019 on South Padre Island)

Knapp Medical Center is proud to present the 27th Annual Rio Grande Valley Medical Education Conference & Exposition on Friday, April 26, 2019 and Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Isla Grand Beach Resort’s conference center, 500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, Texas, 78597. The annual conference is designed to provide primary care and specialty physicians with concise and authoritative information on the most up-to-date treatment of problems frequently encountered in the South Texas region. Physicians may earn up to 13.5 hours of CME credit, including 1.5 hour of ethics at the conference. Aurora House has approved this live activity for 13.5 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

The RGV Medical Education Conference & Exposition is open to physicians (primary and specialty), mid-level providers, nurses, medical students, and other healthcare professionals. Conference fees are $350 for physicians; $300 for advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals; and $75 for medical students and residents. Conference fees cover attendance at all lectures, continental breakfasts and afternoon refreshments.

Early registration is strongly recommended. Registration cancellation must be done in writing prior to March 31, 2019. No refund will be given after that date. Substitution may be accepted, however, intent for substitution must be made in writing with the Program Registrar on or before March 31, 2019. A $50 processing fee will be charged on any returned check used for payment or cancellation of registration. Door registration will be allowed ONLY if space permits.

Registration by phone or fax:

Register by telephone: (956) 969-5455

Register by Fax: (956) 968-6290

All phone or fax registrations must be guaranteed with a credit card payment. Credit card information may also be called in to (956) 969-5455.

Eventbrite Online Registration

Special Needs & Hotel Information:

If you need special accommodations and for additional information, please contact:

Mitty Reyna, Program Registrar
Department of Education
Knapp Medical Center
P.O. Box 1110, Weslaco, Texas 78599
Telephone No.: (956) 969-5455
Fax No.: (956) 968-6290

A block of rooms at a discounted rate will be reserved at the Isla Grand Beach Resort at South Padre Island for the conference. Please contact the Isla Grand Beach Resort on or before April 1, 2019 at 1-800-292-7704 or through their website at

The classroom temperature may be difficult to regulate; please bring a jacket or sweater to the conference to ensure your comfort. We look forward to seeing you in April at South Padre Island !!

Presented by: Knapp Medical Center

Sponsors: Kindred Hospice