16th Annual Women’s Health Update 2020

Scottsdale, AZ US
March 5, 2020 to March 7, 2020

Course Directors: Juliana M. Kling, M.D., M.P.H.Suneela Vegunta, M.D.; and Ekta Kapoor, M.B.B.S.

March 5 - 7, 2020 - The Doubletree Resort - Scottsdale, Arizona

This 3-day conference will address a variety of health issues that are unique to women and highlight medical conditions that may cause varying symptoms which affect women differently than men, thus requiring special treatment or prevention protocols. The course format will include evidence-based and case-based presentations, use of interactive keypads, and Q & A panel discussions with the faculty.


  • Sex-specific topics in cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, dermatology, oncology and rheumatology, as well as clinically relevant updates in gynecology, menopause, breast, urology and sexual health
  • Case-based presentations
  • Interactive question & answer sessions
  • Engaging Mayo Clinic faculty
  • Round-table discussion sessions
  • Practice pearls
  • ABIM MOC Credit
Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D.    $715   
Reduced: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree    $615
Printed Syllabus                                                                           $65

Optional Activities:

Friday, March 6 - Round table Sessions  6:45 am - 7:15 am
$25 each - Held concurrently, so may only attend one session                        
(Limited to 15 participants each)                                                    

  • Medical Myths in Women's Health
  • High Risk for Breast Cancer; Case Based Discussion
  • Nutrition & Supplements in Cancer Survivors
  • Contraception for Noncontraceptive Reasons

Saturday, March 7 - Tai Chi and Yoga Class (Optional - no charge)
Must Pre-register - 6:30 am - 7:15 am


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 Exhibit Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care physicians/practitioners, general internists, gynecologists, specialists in preventative care, and other health care professionals who have an interest in Women's Health.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe an approach to management of menopause, including the current guidelines on menopausal hormone therapy. 
  • Discuss the role of statin therapy for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in women. 
  • Explain an approach to the management of recurrent UTI, including the role of the genitourinary syndrome of menopause 
  • Formulate an approach to the management of diabetes in women. 
  • Explain integrative approaches to treating the symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
  • Review strategies for treating acne and rosacea.
  • Explain the prevalence and diagnosis of sleep issues in women.
  • Describe the process of care model for hypoactive sexual desire disorder as published by ISSWSH. (International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual health)
  • Compare and contrast sex specific differences in dementia and headache. 
  • Explain an approach to the work up of genetic cancers and which tests to use.

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
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 20.00 ACOG
  • 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 19.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/05/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/07/2020 - 6:00pm
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DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
5401 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
United States
+1 (480) 947-5400

Located minutes from downtown Scottsdale and 12 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Paradise Valley – Scottsdale offers a warm welcome and comfortable stay in tranquil surroundings. Relax in our beautifully landscaped property surrounded by lavish courtyards, cacti and palm trees. Swim in one of our two outdoor pools, work out in the health club or enjoy a game of tennis or basketball. Just steps from the hotel are great dining, nightlife and shopping options in Old Town. 

We encourage you to book early, as there is a limited block of guest rooms reserved at a special course rate of $239 per room per night with double occupancy; $10 per additional person up to quadruple occupancy per night. Children under 18 stay free. No resort fee. Complimentary self-parking. Valet parking available at $15 per night. To receive the special group rate, please identify yourself as a registrant of the Mayo Clinic Women's Health Update and make your reservation before the room block is filled or by the expiration date of February 11, 2020. 

You may reserve your room online or call the hotel directly at (480) 947-5400.


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

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

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Robert P. Bright, M.D.
Alison J. Bruce, M.B., Ch.B.
Tina H. Byun, M.D.
Scott M. Cheney, M.D.
Nancy M. Cummings, M.D.
Paru S. David, M.D.
Christina A. Dilaveri, M.D.
Krupa B. Doshi, M.D.
Heather E. Fields, M.D.
Julia A. Files, M.D.
Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D.
Jason J. Jameson, M.D.
Ekta Kapoor, M.B.B.S.*
Nina J. Karlin, M.D.
Mira T. Keddis, M.D.
Adrijana Kekic, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
Juliana (Jewel) M. Kling, M.D., M.P.H.*
Carol L. Kuhle, D.O., M.P.H.
Robin M. Lloyd, M.D.
Pauline H. Lucas, P.T., D.P.T., WCS
Aaron R. Mangold, M.D.
Arya B. Mohabbat, M.D
Kenneth G. Poole, Jr. M.D., M.B.A.
Sandhya Pruthi, M.D.
Niloy Jewel (Jewel) Samadder, M.D.
Robert Scales, Ph.D., M.S.
Amit A. Shah, M.D.
Leslie A. Sim, Ph.D., L.P.
Anna Svatikova, M.D., Ph.D. 
Bithika M. Thompson, M.D.
Rochelle R. Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D.
Suneela Vegunta, M.D.*
Jennifer A. Vencill, Ph.D., L.P.
Sujay A. Vora, M.D.
Johnny Yi, M.D.

*Course Directors

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 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (General Session offers 18.75 credits and the optional Round table session is .75 credits.)

This Live activity, 16th Annual Women's Health Update, with a beginning date of 03/05/2020, 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. (General Session offers 18.75 credits and the optional Round table session is .75 credits.)

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 19.5 AOA Category 2-A credits. (General Session offers 18.75 credits and the optional Round table session is .75 credits.)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned up to 20 cognate credits to this program.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 18.75 Medical Knowledge 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.

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

  • 19.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 18.75 ABIM
  • 20.00 ACOG
  • 19.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 19.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 19.50 Attendance
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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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