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Clinical Multidisciplinary Hematology and Oncology: The 17th Annual Review 2020

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 7, 2020 to February 9, 2020

Course Directors: Alan H. Bryce, M.D. and  Rafael Fonseca, M.D.

February 7 - 9, 2020 - Westin Kierland Report & Spa - Scottsdale, Arizona

Clinical Multidisciplinary Hematology & Oncology is an annual review course providing a comprehensive update and management strategies for key hematologic and oncologic diseases.  Renowned guest and Mayo Clinic faculty will provide best practices and new data for physicians and the entire healthcare team. Topics include myeloma, lymphoid neoplasms, advances in precision medicine, gastrointestinal and genitourinary cancers, melanoma, breast cancer, gynecologic oncology, and lung cancer.  Continuing education credit will be offered for physicians, nurses and pharmacists.

Registration Fees
Physician, Scientist $700
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Pharmacist, Allied Health, Retiree $550

Additional Information
Course Brochure

Target Audience

This course is designed for physicians, advanced practice providers, pharmacists and nurses interested in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with hematologic and oncologic disorders.  Hospitalists, family medicine, general internists or other healthcare professionals may benefit from this program.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize data utilizing combination and cellular therapy approaches for the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma.
  • Describe new therapies introduced for the treatment of amyloidosis in the past 36 months.
  • Examine the role and impact of “prehab” in oncology.
  • Review the role of chemotherapy in urothelial cancer.
  • Formulate tailored treatment strategies for MPN patients that take into account clinically relevant patient issues and optimize pharmacologic interventions.
  • Recognize new developments in the long-term management of patients with immune mediated TTP.
  • Identify approaches to front line therapy for relapse and refractory CLL patients. 
  • Examine the misalignment between reimbursement and socially optimal treatment.
  • Recognize the role of uncertainty in pharmaceutical pricing and possible policy responses.
  • Describe first line therapy options for recurrent/metastatic head and neck carcinoma.
  • Choose the most appropriate adjuvant anti-HER2 therapy in patients who received neoadjuvant anti-HER2 therapy.
  • Summarize emerging molecular biological insights that may guide therapy for triple-negative breast cancer.
  • Select the most appropriate front line treatment plan for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung.
  • Determine when to use prophylactic cranial irradiation in small cell lung cancer.

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: 
  • 19.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.75 ACPE
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.75 AOA Category 2-A
Event starts: 
02/07/2020 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
02/09/2020 - 12:00pm

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Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
6902 East Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
United States

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa has reserved a block of rooms for course participants and guests at a special group rate of $325 USD, per room, per night, single or double occupancy, plus applicable state and local taxes. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days after the course dates, based on group room availability. 

Children under the age of 17 staying in an adult’s room will stay complimentary.  Third or fourth adult person rates are $50 each. Bell and housekeeping service staff gratuities will be at the individual guest’s discretion. Guest room internet is included in the group rate.

Make your reservation online or call 800-354-5892 before the room block fills or January 7, 2020. When making a reservation, identify yourself as a participant of the “Mayo Clinic Hematology and Oncology” course.  Reservation requests received after 5:00 p.m. local time on January 7 will be accepted at the group rate based on group room block availability. The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply unless otherwise specified.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m.; check-out time is 11:00 a.m.

Resort Fee:
Guests may “opt in” or “opt out” of the daily resort services fee, a reduced rate of $25 per room, per night, plus taxes which includes local and long distance domestic and toll-free guest room calls, access to Agave Spa, Yoga and Well Walk fitness classes, shuttle service on a schedule to Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter for individual use, and tennis course and equipment rental. If guests elect to “opt out” all services and amenities will be available at a la carte pricing.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations.


Airport: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) is located 19.3 miles from The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa.

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online (discount code CV03NR0015). Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Recreation and Leisure:
Go to Visit Phoenix or Experience Scottsdale for additional recreation and leisure activities.

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.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Clinical Multidisciplinary Hematology and Oncology: The 17th Annual Review, with a beginning date of 02/07/2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.50 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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this educational activity for a maximum of 19.75 ACPE Knowledge-based contact hours. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants can earn up to 19.75 ANCC nursing contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  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 19.75 AOA Category 2-A credits.

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.

AMA Credit Breakdown:
General Session
Friday: 8.25
Saturday: 8.00
Sunday:  3.50
General Session Total: 19.75

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Available Credit

  • 19.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 19.75 ACPE
  • 19.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.75 AOA Category 2-A

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 Exhibit Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.


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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.

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