Noah's 60th Annual Meeting will feature an excellent mix of social, recreational and scientific programs where you can earn valuable CMEs.
Hotel Accommodations & Meeting Locations
Noah 2018 will be hosted at the charming Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort. You'll find plenty of southern hospitality at this waterfront resort set in historic Savannah. The resort features a PGA Championship golf course, a number of restaurants, pool, outdoor spaces, and its Heavenly Spa. Visit the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort's website for more information on this stunning property.
Book Your Hotel Rooms Now
Noah's room block at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort is open for reservations. To ensure room availability at group discount rates, you must book no later than March 1, 2018. Noah's attendees will enjoy discounted room rates:
Run of House
Guaranteed River Room
A limited number of each room type is available. We recommend that you make your reservations as soon as possible to ensure you are able to book the room type you want and at the group rate.
Each room will be assessed a mandatory $15, per-room resort charge.
The resort charge includes the following amenities:
In-room high speed internet access, with wireless capability.
Toll free calls and local telephone calls up to 60 minutes.
On-resort shuttle transportation.
Fitness club access including workout room, steam room and sauna at The Heavenly Spa by Westin.
Use of tennis racquets and courts.
Golf club storage.
Use of chipping and putting greens and driving range (including the use of complimentary clubs).
Access to the private beach located at our sister property, The Westin Resort on Hilton Head Island.
For information on hotel amenities, please contact the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort.
To make a reservation by phone, call (800) 228-3000. You must mention "Noah Worcester Dermatological Society" to receive our negotiated group room rate.
Drs. Antoanella Calame and Joel Schlessinger, 2018 Scientific Program Chairs, have created a superior didactic program with many interesting and useful topics on medical and surgical dermatology. This year Noah will also feature a number of non-CME industry sessions called the "Noah Therapeutic Skin Think Tank". Click here for the complete program schedule.
Social Program Highlights
Wednesday, March 21
Ice Breaker Reception & Dinner: In traditional Noah fashion, Noah 60 will begin at 6:00 PM with an Icebreaker Reception and Dinner. Reconnect with longtime friends, make some new ones, and enjoy a casual evening on the Harbor Lawn at the Westin Savannah Harbor. Attire will be resort casual.
Thursday, March 22
Blanched Soldiers of Noah:Jim Ertle will host the 21st Annual Meeting of the Blanched Soldiers of Noah. The story for this year's discussion is "A Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle.
Salute to Benefactors Reception and Dinner: To extend our gratitude to Noah's loyal benefactors, we've planned a spectacular, southern-inspired event. Attire will be resort casual.
Friday, March 23
Telfair and Jepson Museums Reception and Dinner: This off site reception and dinner will begin with a 30 minute guided trolley tour of the notable highlights of historic Savannah. The trolley will drop attendees off at the Telfair museum for a cocktail reception and to view their European collection. Dinner will be at the Jepson Museum of Modern Art, just a short walk away where you can enjoy a martini or a beer on the roof immediately adjacent to a fascinating and intriguing interactive art exhibit.
Saturday, March 24
Presidential Dinner & Dance: The Noah 60 experience will culminate at this Saturday evening event. Noah's President, Dr. James Nordland, will be your host for this formal cocktail reception, dinner, and dance to celebrate the 60th birthday of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society. Attire is black tie preferred.
Athletic Program Highlights
Thursday, March 22
Golf:The 2018 golf tournament is chaired by Dr. Kevin Pinski. The tournament starts at 1:00 PM at the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Course. Complimentary shuttles will be provided from the hotel to the golf course.
Friday, March 23
Healthy Start Morning Walk/Run: The 2018 walk run will take participants on a picturesque route around the resort.
Croquet: The 2018 croquet tournament, with Chair Dr. Gary Cole, will have exceptional greenswards.
Tennis: Chair Dr. Morgan Magid is pleased to host the 2018 tennis tournament.
Whether you're a member or a spouse, whether you've read the books or not, we hope that you will join us for a dynamic and compelling discussion with your NOAH Book Club.
Books for 2018:
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance
Thanks for Being Late by Tom Friedman
Members, if you would like your spouse added to the book club email list, please inform the noah office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heavenly Spa by Westin
Relax and unwind at the Heavenly Spa by Westin, named a "Top Resort Spa" by both Condé Nast Traveler magazine.
Appointments:To ensure availability, it is important to book your spa treatments as soon as possible. You may book appointments on the resort's website, or by calling the spa directly at (912) 201-2250.
Air Travel to Noah 60
Noahites traveling to Noah 60 by air should choose the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) as their final destination. The airport is located approximately 15 miles (24 minutes by car) from The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort.
The following options are available:
Rental Cars: Available at the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). Overnight parking is available at The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort for $24/per day valet and $18/per day for self park.
Taxi Service: Taxi service to and from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) is available at the airport. The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort is located about 15 miles from SAV.
Shuttle Service: An Airport Shuttle is available at the conclusion of your stay, from The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort to the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV). The cost is $25/individual and $15/each additional passenger traveling together. To schedule the Airport Shuttle service for your return, call (912) 201-2000 and ask for the Airport Shuttle.