Mayo Clinic 5th Annual Update on Infectious Diseases for Primary Care 2020

Phoenix, AZ US
January 17, 2020 to January 19, 2020

Course Directors: Robert Orenstein, DO and Janis Blair, MD

January 17 - 19, 2020 - Mayo Clinic - Phoenix, Arizona

The field of infectious diseases is constantly changing posing challenges for front-line healthcare providers in the clinic and hospital settings. Emerging infections, multiple resistant pathogens, new diagnostics, guidelines, regulations, and antimicrobials require continuous learning. This course will provides up-to-date, concise and evidence based presentations and features lectures, case presentations and interactive discussions to enhance providers’ ability to diagnose, treat and prevent the infections commonly see in practice.

Updates on travel medicine, viral hepatitis and HIV, mycobacterial infections, use of microbiota therapeutics, complicated head and neck infections, C. difficile, Helicobacter pylori, fungal and parasitic infections, multi-resistant organisms and using social media to help manage infectious diseases. Prepare for our visual photo-quizzes and bring your difficult cases for our curbsiding the consultants session.

If your only educational need is the coccidioidomycosis pre-course you can register for this activity only.  Printed syllabus not available.

The latest updates on coccidioidomycosis for primary care providers who deal with people who either live or visit the Southwest.  Join us to learn about this difficult to diagnose disease.

Registration Fee

  After 12/20/2019
Full Fee: M.D., DO, Ph.D. $625
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree $525
Coccidioidomycosis Pre-Course Session $50
Paper Syllabus $55

Additional Information
Course Brochure

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 Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

Physicians and advanced practice providers (NP, PA, PharmDs) engaged in:Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, Women’s Health, General Pediatrics, Geriatrics and anyone with interest in updating their knowledge of primary care management of Infectious Diseases and Coccidioidomycosis.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Implement new strategies for treatment of common infections in an era of resistance
  • Recognize  how to prevent emerging causes of viral hepatitis
  • Translate new information on the prevention and treatment of infections in adult and pediatric travelers
  • Counsel patients on infection risks when receiving biologic therapies for immune diseases

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: 
  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
01/17/2020 - 12:15pm
Event ends: 
01/19/2020 - 12:30pm

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Mayo Clinic Franke Education Center
5777 E. Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States


Hotel rooms are limited, and we suggest you make your lodging reservations early. A limited block of guest rooms have been reserved for attendees with a special course rate of $254 single or double occupancy per night at the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic, with group rate honored three days prior and three days following the course dates, based upon space availability. To make your reservation, call (480) 563-1500 before the room block fills and prior to the cut-off date of December 13, 2019. Please identify yourself as part of the Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease group. All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel’s room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check out. Parking Fee: $5.00 per vehicle, plus tax per day.  Attendees are responsible for their own reservations, and standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations, which is 72 hours prior to arrival.

Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 East Mayo Boulevard • Phoenix, Arizona 85054
(800) 331-3131 or (480) 563-1500

Book your group rate for Mayo Clinic Infectious Disease Jan 16 2020

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


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.

Course Directors
Robert Orenstein, D.O.
Janis Blair, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Faculty
Neil Ampel, M.D.
Janis Blair, MD
Daniel DeSimone, M.D.
David DiCaudo, M.D.
Thomas Grys, Ph.D.
Purna Kashyap, M.B.B.S.
Thomas Nagel, M.D.
Robert Orenstein, D.O.
Roberto Patron, M.D.
Bobbi Pritt, M.D.
Stacey Rizza, M.D.
M. Teresa Seville, M.D.
Farris Timimi, M.D.
Hugo Vargas, M.D.
H.R. Vikram, M.D.
Abinash Virk, M.D., DTM&H, FIDSA

Guest Faculty
Kara Asbury, M.D.
Apex Physicians Infectious Diseases Specialists & Travel Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona

Steve Holland, M.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Bethesda, Maryland

Sheila Mackell, M.D., FAAP, ASTMH, CertISTM
Mountain View Pediatrics
Flagstaff, Arizona

Rebecca Sunenshine, M.D.
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
Maricopa County Department of Public Health, CDC
Phoenix, Arizona

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 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™(Cocci Session 4.0 and General Session 9.0). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 13.0 (Cocci Session 4.0 and General Session 9.0) credits of AOA Category 2-A.

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

  • 13.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 13.00 AOA Category 2-A
  • 13.00 Attendance
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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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