3rd Annual Mayo Clinic Cutaneous Oncology Symposium 2017

Fernandina Beach, FL US
September 15, 2017 to September 16, 2017

Course Directors: Sanjay Bagaria, M.D.Scott Fosko, M.D.Richard Joseph, M.D. 

Hurricane Irma Update: Course Cancellation

The course has been cancelled due to power outages related to Hurricane Irma. The Ritz Carlton will not reopen until Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4:00 pm. Save the date for next year, October 26-27, 2018. We appreciate your patience during time.

This two-day course focuses on ten controversial topics in cutaneous oncology covering the fields of dermatology, surgical oncology, radiation oncology and medical oncology. The goal is to discuss the available evidence of these topics to assist in making the most informed decisions.


 On or before 8/18/2017After 8/18/2017
Physicians and Scientists$350$425
Residents, Fellows, PAs, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees



Additional Information

Exhibitor Invitation

Exhibit Opportunity

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please complete the attached exhibit forms and submit to Florida Exhibits.  


Submit an abstract or work in the area of dermatology, surgical oncology, medical oncology and plastic surgery either case series, case-control, or randomized trials; as well as  outcome studies, quality improvement or practice innovations, and interesting case reports to be included in an electronic poster session. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed. For further information, please review the submission form or email questions to FLA CME Abstracts.

Target Audience

This course is designed for dermatologists, surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, plastic surgeons, physicians in internal medicine and family practice, physician extenders such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants that practice in the above specialties.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze literature regarding the impact of sunscreen on rates of skin cancer and skin cancer mortality
  • Review surgical management of dysplastic nevi
  • Review data regarding prevention of squamous cell carcinomas in high-risk populations including solid organ transplant recipients
  • Analyze data regarding the utility of molecular assays to assess prognosis of patients with early stage melanoma
  • Examine data supporting the use of targeted and immunotherapy in patients with unresectable melanoma
  • Review data regarding the impact of complete lymph node dissections on overall survival in patients with melanoma
  • Examine data regarding the impact of sentinel lymph node biopsies on improving clinical outcomes in patients with melanoma or high-risk squamous cell carcinoma
  • Review most recent data of adjuvant therapy for Stage III melanoma
  • Review data regarding the impact of adjuvant radiation in high-risk squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 9.75 AOA
  • 9.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
09/15/2017 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/16/2017 - 5:00pm
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The Ritz Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
United States
+1 (904) 277-1100

A block of coastal view rooms, single/double/triple/quad occupancy are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $249 per night, plus tax. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of August 24, 2017; whichever comes first. Call the Ritz-Carlton at 1-888-763-2960 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Melanoma course or book online. Early reservations are recommended due to the limited number of rooms available.

Check-in time is after 4 p.m. and check-out time is before noon. All parking at the resort is provided by valet service. Overnight parking at the resort is $12 per night. Day guest parking is complimentary. Guests will also receive complimentary in room internet service. Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 35 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island.

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 35 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton. Taxis and rental cars are readily available at the airport. Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors:

Sanjay P. Bagaria, M.D.
Scott W. Fosko, M.D.
Richard W. Joseph, M.D.

Mayo Faculty:
Christian L. Baum, M.D.
Matthew R. Hall, M.D.
Jason C. Sluzevich, M.D.
Leila M. Tolaymat, M.D.
Geoffrey D. Young, M.D.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates live activity for a maximum of 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 9.75 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

Other Health Care Professionals

A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Available Credit

  • 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 9.75 AOA
  • 9.75 Attendance

Accreditation Period

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cme@mayo.edu. When cancelling a registration for a course 14 days or more before the course start date, a full refund (minus a $75 administrative fee) will be issued in the same form of payment the registration was received. No refunds are granted less than 14 days before the course start date.

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