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A Systematic Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms 2021

Marina del Rey, CA US
August 11, 2021 to August 14, 2021

This course offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM attendance options.

Arya Mohabbat, M.D., Sanjeev Nanda, M.D., and Elizabeth Wight, M.D.

This course will provide a diagnostic framework/template for medically unexplained conditions with shared etiologies and presentations. Subsequently, more specific management strategies for each condition will be provided, along with various clinical pearls. The program will attempt to cover various medically unexplained conditions seen throughout the scope of internal medicine, selecting from a variety of pertinent general and subspecialty-derived conditions. Expert faculty will present evidence and case-based clinical approaches.


Target Audience

This course is intended for general internists, internal medicine subspecialists, family medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other primary healthcare professionals who practice in or have a special interest in treating medically complex patients. 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe a general framework for approaching chronic medically complex/unexplained symptoms.
  • Describe the process of central sensitization and how it underlies many medically complex conditions.
  • Integrate various effective diagnostic methodologies in the care of multiple chronic medically complex/unexplained symptoms.

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 22.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 22.00 ABIM
  • 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
08/11/2021 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
08/14/2021 - 12:30pm

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The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey
4375 Admiralty Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
United States
+1 (855) 556-3478

Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.

Attend In-person at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey, CA or LIVESTREAM.

In-person: Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey. In order to receive the special rate of $319 plus tax, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of July 19, 2021, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey Phone: 855-556-3478
Reference 2021 Medically Unexplained Symptoms when making your reservation

Online Reservations:

Hotel Amenities with the Room Block 

  • Overnight Valet Parking of $46.00 reduced to $38.00 per vehicle
  • Waived Resort Fee
  • Complimentary Access to Business and Fitness Center
  • Complimentary basic WiFi internet access in all guestrooms

Visit THE RITZ-CARLTON, MARINA DEL REY webpage for updates on COVID-19 precautions at the hotel.

All travel and lodging expenses are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course DirectorsGuest Faculty

Arya Mohabbat, MD
Sanjeev Nanda, MD
Elizabeth Wight, MD

Amit Sood, MD
Executive Director
Global Center for Resiliency and Wellbeing
Mayo Clinic Faculty 

Chris Aakre, MD
Amindra S. Arora, MBBChir
Larry Bergstrom, MD
Sarah Berini, MD
Mohit Chauhan, MBBS
Michael Cullen, MD
Rohit D. Divekar, MBBS, PhD
Hind Fadel, MD, PhD
Ravindra Ganesh, MBBS, MD
Brent Goodman, MD
Vivek Iyer, MD
Mithri Junna, MD
Narayan Kissoon, MD


Eric Matey, PharmD
Lasonya Natividad, ARNP, CNP, MSN
Neena Natt, MD
Jane Njeru, MB ChB
Sandhya Pruthi, MD
Kevin I. Reid, DMD
Mabel Ryder, MD
Julio C. Sartori Valinotti, MD
Richa Sood MD
Jeffrey Staab, MD
Kristin Vickers, PhD, LP
Colin West, MD, PhD


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 other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 22.00 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

The AAFP has reviewed A Systematic Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms 2021 and deemed it acceptable for up to 22.00 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 08/11/2021 to 08/14/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Other Healthcare Professionals
A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants 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

  • 22.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 22.00 ABIM
  • 22.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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