4th Annual Mayo Clinic Dermatology Fall Conference

Scottsdale, AZ US
November 3, 2018

Course Directors: Aaron R. Mangold, MD and Mark R. Pittelkow, MD

Now in its 4th year, the Mayo Clinic Fall Dermatology Conference will discuss comprehensive diagnosis and management of dermatomyositis.  This course is designed to close the gap in knowledge and practice in dermatomyositis. The lectures will focus upon the clinical and molecular features of dermatomyositis, diagnosis and monitoring of muscle disease, treatment of skin and muscle disease, and complications. Attendees are invited to bring patient questions regarding cases to discuss diagnosis, management and associated testing during the open forum panel.

Registration Fee: $100.00

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 these  exhibit forms and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and providers in the local dermatology community in Arizona.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize the importance of clinical (photographic) and molecular correlation with pathology in dermatomyositis
  • Describe the current standard of care for dermatomyositis
  • Recognize challenging scenarios in dermatomyositis
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the management of complex cases of dermatomyositis

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: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
11/03/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/03/2018 - 1:00pm

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Mayo Clinic Scottsdale - Taylor Auditorium
13400 East Shea Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
United States

Lodging & Accommodations

Courtyard Scottsdale at Mayo Clinic
13444 E Shea Blvd
Scottsdale, AZ 85259
(480) 860-4000

Hotel rooms near the Clinic are limited. You are urged to make reservations early, as rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. Standard hotel reservation confirmation and cancellation policies apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.

NOTE: This hotel is walking distance to the meeting location. Area restaurants and other entertainment venues are approximately a 5-7 minute drive from the Clinic. Please reserve a rental car or utilize taxi service if staying at this location.

Mayo Faculty 
Julie A. Khoury, M.D.
Lester E. Mertz, M.D.

Guest Faculty  
David Fiorentino, M.D.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Statement(s):

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.50 Attendance


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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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