21st Annual Endocrine Update 2018 - CANCELLED

San Juan, PR US
February 26, 2018 to March 2, 2018

Thank you for your interest in the Endocrine Update.  After careful consideration, it has been decided that the Endocrine Update 2018 to be held at the Caribe Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico will be cancelled. The complications due to the aftermath of Hurricane Irma impacted our ability to successfully hold this course in 2018.  

Looking ahead, please join us at the Fairmont Orchid on the Big Island of Hawaii in 2019.  Click Here for details. 

Course Directors: Maria L. Collazo-Clavell, M.D.Melanie L. Lyden, M.D.Mabel Ryder, M.D.

Course Highlights
  • Case-based, interactive model that highlights multidisciplinary sessions in endocrine diseases and endocrine cancers, laboratory testing, disorders of calcium and bone, diabetes and obesity.  
  • Clinically relevant education from perspectives in surgery, psychology, laboratory medicine, medical oncology, gynecology, etc.
  • Opportunities to interact with course faculty during breakfast roundtable discussion and small group discussions
  • Apply what you learn immediately into your practice

Registration Fees:

Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$995
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional$875

Submit a case and be part of the faculty!

Participants will have an opportunity to present a case to a multidisciplinary panel during our TUMOR BOARD sessions.  You can submit a case that represents either an interesting finding, diagnostic or management challenge to our board of experts for their input.  Course registration is required.  

To submit a case, please complete this form (coming soon) and email to Kristen Jones.  

Exhibit Opportunities
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 theses exhibit forms and submit to Kris Jones.

Additional Information
Course Brochure (PDF)

Target Audience

This course is designed for endocrinologists, endocrine surgeons and interested internists and primary care providers.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:
  • Identify the patient with thyroid cancer that would benefit from less aggressive treatment as determined from pathology findings.
  • Recognize the patient that would benefit from Medical Oncology consultation for the management of advanced thyroid cancer.
  • Apply novel diabetes technology in the management of diabetes.
  • Demonstrate recent guidelines in their practice for the management of hypoparathyroidism.
  • Recognize factors and treatment options for the management of the patient gaining weight after bariatric surgery.
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: 
  • 23.75 ABIM
  • 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
02/26/2018 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
03/02/2018 - 12:00pm
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Caribe Hilton
1 Calle San Gerónimo
San Juan, PR 00901
United States

Thank you for your interest in the Endocrine Update. We are currently assessing the impact of Hurricane Maria on the success of this conference. This website will be updated regularly with the latest information about the future of this meeting.

For additional information click here. 

Phone reservations:  787-721-0303 ext. 2156 (mention group code MCAA18)
Online reservations:  Click here
Cut-off date:  February 2, 2018

Room Rates:  
Ocean View:  $279/night
Run of House:  $259/night

*$25/night added for third and fourth adults, children are complimentary

*$40/night added for resort fee includes Wi-Fi, in-room coffee, day use of tennis courts, one hour of mini golf, use of fitness center, beach activities (umbrellas, chairs, games).  

Parking:  $18/day for self-parking and $28/day for valet.


The resort has a wide range of activities available to guests every day.  Please visit their website for a full listing, or contact Guest Activities Office at 787-721-0303, ext 6301.

No Passport Required!

The Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) is seven miles (15 minutes) from the resort.  Typical taxi fee is $20.00.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is 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 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Credit Breakdown:
General Session Total:  23.75
Session Breakdown Total(s) (if applicable):  

Maintenance of Certification
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 23.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

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

Available Credit

  • 23.75 ABIM
  • 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Accreditation Period

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Course expires: 


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