The Veterans Caucus, Inc
an affiliate Caucus of the AAPA
A CME Conference for Primary Care Providers

27th Annual Topics in the Tropics
Dec 5 - 8, 2018

Please note: VENUE CHANGE

         (Required due to death of Fred Brace, Caucus Secretary and hotel challenges outside our control: we apologize for any inconvenence)

Dreams Resort and Spa
  Dominican Republic

(same venue as 2017 conference)


Lectures in Cardiology, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics and Primary Care just to name a few.


  • Group Rates – December 1st – 9th, 2018 (all rates USD)
  • Room Category Single Occupancy
    (per room)
    Double Occupancy
    (per person)
    Triple Occupancy
    (per person)
    Deluxe Room Tropical View 160 115  114
    Preferred Club Deluxe Room Tropical View 215  150  148
    Other room options available at discount upon request      

    - Rooms are all-inclusive (meals, drinks, taxes, tips)

  • Limitless access to gourmet à la carte dining options without reservations required
  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits
  • Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks
  • 24-hour room and concierge services
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • Daily refreshed mini-bar with soft drinks, juice, bottled water and beer
  • Daily maid service
  • Endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment
  • Theme parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues
  • No wristbands required
  • All taxes and gratuities included
  • Enjoy free Wi-Fi and free international calling to the US, Canada and Costa Rica with Unlimited Connectivity. The mobile app also allows you to view the schedules of all events, activities and restaurants at the resort, plus to learn about local destinations, excursions, and much more
  • Airport transfers will be thru hotel.


      • This program has been approved for a maximum of 18.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity.

        This program was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.AAPA Cat1 CMEJogo
      • A full brochure will be available at and thru the link below. 
      • If you would like to receive a brochure or wish to register, please call 1-210-204-5472 between 9:00-4:00 pm EST or send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
      • In order to receive our rates, you will need to book your room and airport transfer thru the conference. By booking thru us, it helps us provide more scholarships to our military PAs and meet the demands of our contract.
      • Upon receipt of your registration, the Caucus will send you a confirmation email to be used as a receipt for registration fees. Attached to this email will be directions for booking your room at the hotel as well as your transfers form.


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Member/before Nov 1: $325.00 $335.00 Nonmember/before Nov 1: $375.00 $386.00
Member/on or after Nov 1: $400.00 $412.00 Nonmember/on or after Nov 1: $475.00 $489.00
Member/on site: $450.00 $463.00 Nonmember/on site: $550.00 $566.00

Register by check simply by mailing your registration fee to:

Pam Lucus

4621 Crown Point Lane

Va Beach VA. 23462

(Credit Card transactions can now also be accepted)

Download Topics in the Tropics 2018 Brochure Here (click here)

Registration Form (click here)

Request Hotel Rooms and Transportation Forms Below:

(Please book your rooms through this process to help us meet our contract with the hotel)






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