Travel Information

Hotel Accommodations

The 2019 National Caucus Addressing Musculoskeletal Disparities will take place at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD. You will be responsible for your own accommodations for this meeting. The Movement Is Life room block is now closed. If you need a room at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, please contact Mary McGlauflin at

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD
November 14-15, 2019
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745
p: (301) 965-4000

The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD is conveniently located eight miles south of Washington, DC on the banks of the Potomac River.

Alternate Hotel Information

If you choose to stay at an alternate hotel, here are a few suggestions in the $239-$299 price range.  We do not have a room block at these hotels. Please call each hotel to get specific information regarding room rates, booking and cancellation policies. Also, if you choose to pay in advance, the room rates may be lower but the charge will be non-refundable.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Alexandria – Old Town
625 First St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 548-6300
Rate: $222.00

Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street by Marriott
2345 Mill Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 549-1155
Rate: $214.00

Wyndham Old Town Alexandria
1757 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 837-3400
Rate: $269.00

Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 837-0440
Rate: $282.00

Embassy Suites Hotel Alexandria Old Town
1900 Diagonal Rd.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: (703) 684-5900
Rate: $226.00

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alexandria – Fort Belvoir
6055 Richmond Hwy.
Alexandria, VA 22303
Phone: (571) 257-9555
Rate: $242.00

Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
2800 S Potomac Ave.
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 413-1300
Rate: $259.00

Courtyard by Marriott Arlington Crystal City/Reagan National
2899 Richmond Hwy.
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 549-3434
Rate: $254.00

Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Richmond Hwy.
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 418-1234
Rate: $278.00

Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport
1999 VA-110
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 413-5500
Rate: $250.00

Air Travel

Travel arrangements are the responsibility of each attendee.

Transportation Information

Baltimore Washington Airport – 38.7 miles
Dulles International Airport – 35.2 miles
Ronald Reagan National Airport – 8.3 miles

Metro Bus:

  • NH1 service available to/from Branch Ave Metro
  • NH12 service available to/from Alexandria Line connects Huntington


  • Shuttle available to/from Tanager Outlet and Downtown Washington, D.C./Union Station
  • Super Shuttle (contact 800.258.3826 or and taxis provide service from Dulles (IAD) and Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI) to the hotel.
  • Yellow Cab Company of DC (Contact 202.546.7900)

Water Taxi:

  • Potomac Riverboat Company Available on Gaylord Pier to/from Old Town Alexandria, Mt Vernon, Georgetown, Washington National’s Baseball Stadium


The Parking Rate for the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center is $49.00 plus tax daily/overnight for valet.

Self-parking rates are below:

  • 1 Hour:  $12
  • 1-2 Hours:  $18
  • 2-3 Hours:  $22
  • 3- 24 Hours:  $30

Climate and Attire

Washington DC weather in November averages a high temperature of 58°F and a low temperature of 41°F. For the most accurate weather forecast, you may want to visit

Attire for all meeting functions is business casual. You may wish to bring a sweater or jacket to the meeting, as meeting room temperatures tend to fluctuate.

Meeting Confirmation

Once you have completed registration, you will receive an automated e-mail confirmation. In addition, a final confirmation will be sent to you approximately two weeks prior to the program.


  • Registration Information

    There is no registration fee to attend this meeting.

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  • Participating Organizations

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Academy of Physician Assistants
    • American Association of Latino Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Physical Therapy Association
    • American Psychological Association
    • Association of Minority Health Professions Schools
    • Conference of National Black Churches
    • J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society
    • National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses
    • National Black Nurses Association
    • National Hispanic Medical Association
    • National Medical Association
    • Nth Dimensions Education Solutions
    • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society
    • To Our Children's Future with Health
    • United States Bone and Joint Initiative
    • W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute