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A Systematic Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms 2022 - In-Person

Half Moon Bay, CA US
August 17, 2022 to August 20, 2022

Course Directors: Arya Mohabbat, M.D.Sanjeev Nanda, M.D., and Elizabeth Wight, M.D.

August 17 - 20, 2022 - The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay - Half Moon Bay, California

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

Registration Fees
M.D., DO, Ph.D.$995
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$925


COVID-19 Requirements and Guidelines

LIVE (in-person) attendees must comply with all live course requirements and guidelines and applicable state and local COVID-19 travel restrictions, guidance and resources.  

Please note that all live course attendees must: 

  • Complete COVID-19 testing of any kind and provide attestation that a negative test result was received within 72 hours or less of the event start date or provide attestation that you received any positive COVID-19 test result within the previous 90 days, that it has been at least 10 days since COVID-19 infection, and that you are currently asymptomatic. 

  • Attest that you will comply with all safety requirements and that you understand the inherent risk associated with being in large groups of people. 

  • Complete your attestation (Will open 72 hours prior to the course start date)

Attendees who are not able to complete the above attestations are unable to attend the live (in-person) event. 

Requirements and guidelines may be amended as CDC, public health and other relevant guidance are adjusted. 

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 completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify a framework for approaching many chronic medically unexplained symptoms
  • Describe the pathophysiological process of central sensitization
  • Define the relationship between central sensitization and many medically unexplained symptoms
  • Integrate diagnostic and treatment strategies in the care of multiple chronic medically 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: 
  • 22.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 22.25 ABIM
  • 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 22.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/17/2022 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
08/20/2022 - 1:30pm
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This course is offered in-person and LIVESTREAM. 

All times listed are Pacific time zone. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay
One Miramontes Point RD
Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
United States
+1 (650) 712-7000

Lactation and Breastfeeding Friendly Conference. Lactation support including private space near the general session room will be available.

The room block at The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay is full.  Additional lodging information at Half Moon Bay, CA

This course is also available for Livestream attendance

Golf or Spa Reservations:

Spa: For information or to reserve a treatment, please call (650) 712-7000.

Half Moon Bay Golf Links: Golf course is not affiliated with The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay. 

For tee times, contact Half Moon Bay Golf Links 650-726-1800.


Course Directors

Arya Mohabbat, MDSanjeev Nanda, MDElizabeth (Liz) Wight, MD
Mayo Clinic Faculty
Chris Aakre, MDBrent Goodman, MDNeena Natt, MD
Amindra S. Arora, MBBChirVivek Iyer, MDSandhya Pruthi, MD
Larry Bergstrom, MD Mithri Junna, M.D.Mabel Ryder, MD
Sarah Berini, MDNarayan Kissoon, MDJulio C. Sartori Valinotti, MD
Nerissa Collins, MDBrendan Lanpher, MDRicha Sood MD
Rohit D. Divekar, MBBS, PhDEric Matey PharmDJeffrey Staab, MD
Debbie Fuehrer, LPCCTrevanne R. Matthews Hew, MBBSKristin Vickers, PhD, LP
Ravindra Ganesh, MBBS, MDLasonya Natividad, ARNP, CNP, MSNColin West, MD, PhD
Jeff Geske, MD  


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 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Daily credit allocation: 

Wednesday, August 17, 2022: 5.50
Thursday, August 18, 2022: 5.75
Friday, August 19, 2022: 5.50
Saturday, August 20, 2022: 5.50

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 22.25 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 2022 and deemed it acceptable for up to 22.25 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 08/17/2022 to 08/20/2022. 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

  • 22.25 AAFP Prescribed
  • 22.25 ABIM
  • 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 22.25 Attendance


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