COVID-19: Mayo Clinic is committed to taking care of our patients, learners and staff as we address the COVID-19 situation. Learn more about COVID-19 online education, resources, and live course cancellations through December 31, 2020.

6th Annual Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care 2020 - CANCELLED

Orlando, FL US
May 7, 2020 to May 9, 2020

This course has been CANCELLED - see Family Medicine for additional courses

Course Directors: Andy Abril, M.D. and Benjamin Wang, M.D.
Course Co-Director: Kimberly Parikh, M.S.N., A.R.N.P.

May 7 - 9, 2020 - The Ritz-Carlton - Orlando, Florida

Mayo Clinic's 6th Annual Rheumatology Review for Primary Care in Orlando, Florida is a three-day course that provides internists and general practitioners with up-to-date information on rheumatologic disorders and provides a complete general review for rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows. From this course, participants gain a better perspective of how to recognize and diagnose common rheumatologic disorders, and determine which patients can be managed in their practices and which need referral to a specialist. Residents and fellows will have an opportunity to participate by submitting original studies for poster presentations.


Registration Fees

Physicians and Scientists


Residents, Fellows, PAs, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees


Additional Information
2020 Save the Date

Exhibit Opportunities
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibiting at this course, please email Florida Exhibits

Submit an abstract or work in the area of rheumatology as a case series, case-control or randomized trials. Outcome studies, quality improvement or practice innovations and interesting case reports may also be included in the electronic poster session. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed. For further information, please review the submission form or email FLA CME Abstracts.

Target Audience

This course is designed for internists and general practitioners and is applicable to clinical rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows, as well as allied health staff.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review basic clinical and therapeutic aspects of rheumatologic conditions
  • Improve interpretation skills for rheumatology laboratory testing
  • Identify patients that can be managed in primary care practices, and patients that need to be referred to rheumatology
  • Review up-to-date information about etiology, pathogenesis, and treatment of rheumatologic disorders

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: 
  • 14.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.75 ANCC
  • 15.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 15.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
05/07/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
05/09/2020 - 1:00pm
Click here to view in mobile device 



The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32837
United States
+1 (800) 266-9432

Rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate starting at $269 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block sells out or before the expiration date of April 15, 2020, whichever comes first.

To receive the discounted rate, book online or call 1-800-266-9432 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Rheumatology course.

Resort guestrooms will be subject to a non-commissionable daily resort fee discounted to $25.00 (standard current rate is $35 per room per night) in effect at the time of check in. The resort fee includes: complimentary general bandwidth in meeting space, enhanced in-room wireless internet for up to six devices, unlimited local and domestic long-distance calls, daily bike rental through Grande Lakes Sports, transportation to SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Disney theme parks, driving range privileges, and daily recreational activities.

Rooms are limited; we encourage early booking.


Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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 live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 15.75 AOA Category 2-A credits.

This Live activity, 6th Annual Mayo Clinic Rheumatology Review for Primary Care 2020, with a beginning date of 05/07/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 14.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. 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) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 14.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 15.75 ANCC
  • 15.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 15.75 Attendance


Please login or register to take this course.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to 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.

Any use of this site constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions of Online Registration.