A Systematic Approach to Medically Unexplained Symptoms 2023

Westlake Village, CA US
August 9, 2023 to August 12, 2023

This course will offer Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options

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

August 9 - 12, 2023 - Four Seasons Westlake Village - Westlake Village, 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
General Session 
MD, DO, PhD$995
Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$925

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:

  1. Describe the pathophysiological process of central sensitization
  2. Define the relationship between central sensitization and various medically unexplained symptoms
  3. Integrate diagnostic and treatment strategies in chronic headaches
  4. Identify diagnostic and treatment strategies in gastrointestinal symptoms
  5. Describe evidence-based treatment strategies for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome

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: 
  • 20.50 ABIM
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.50 ANCC
  • 20.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
08/09/2023 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
08/12/2023 - 12:35pm
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Four Seasons Westlake Village
Two Dole Drive
Westlake Village, CA 91362
United States

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at Four Seasons Westlake Village, CA. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of August 5, 2023, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.  

Reserve early, the room block and hotel are expected to fill. 

Room Rates
Rates are per night based on single/double occupancy plus applicable state and local taxes 

  • Run of House $325.00 per night  
  • Porterage Fee: $11 per person (optional) 
  • Hotel suggests that a gratuity of $3.00 per day, per room 
  • No Resort Fee
  • Complimentary
    • Standard guest room internet for up to (4) devices
    • Access to 24 hour Fitness Center
    • Access to Spa facilities: whirlpool, steam, sauna, relaxation lounges, and Serenity Pool
    • Turndown service

Parking for Overnight Guests

  • Valet $25 per vehicle per night
  • Self-park $15 per vehicle per night

Parking for Day only (not staying at hotel)

  • Valet $18 per vehicle per day
  • Self-park $11.00 for the first four (4) hours, $2.00 for each additional hour after per vehicle per day

All parking charges are subject to change.

Check-in time:  after 3:00 PM                     Check-out time: before 12:00 PM 

Online: Online Reservations
Select Check Rates
Update check in and check out dates, select number guests
Use Promo Code 230807MAYR

Phone: Call hotel directly at (818) 575-3000 request Reservations Department
Indicate you are with Mayo Clinic Medically Unexplained Symptoms 2023

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



  • Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), approximately 45 min by car (38 miles) 
  • Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR), approximately 35 minutes by car (32 miles) 

Car Service:

  • Your favorite Car Rental Agency 
  • Taxi/Uber/Lyft may be available 
  • Car/Limousine Services: See Hotel website or your favorite service
    • Guests can call the concierge team at the hotel to set up transportation to and from the airport. The company is called Titan. The prices are close to what you will find with taxis maybe a little more but will be getting the luxury experience. 

Also Available at Four Seasons Westlake Village for all guests.

Center for Health and Wellbeing 
The Center for health and wellbeing offers a 24 hour gym with daily classes that range from spinning, ballet to water aerobics. You may also book health consultations through the website.  

Spa & Salon 
Four Seasons Westlake holds the larges spa in Four Seasons World Wide. Plan everything from getting your nails done, blow outs and haircuts. Our spa offered a wide selection on massages and facials as well! 

Four Seasons Westlake is just a short 25 min drive to the beaches of Malibu, in the middle of dozens of walking trails throughout the Conejo Valley and Santa Monica Mountains and great local dining. Connect to our Concierge team to even set up golfing, horseback riding and wine tasting to name a few.  

Course Directors

Arya B. Mohabbat, MD
General Internal Medicine

Sanjeev Nanda, MD
General Internal Medicine
Elizabeth (Liz) C. Wight, MD
General Internal Medicine

Christopher (Chris) A. Aakre, MD
General Internal Medicine

Amindra S. Arora, MB, BChir
Erica Bellamkonda, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehab
Larry R. Bergstrom, MD
General Internal Medicine
Sarah E. Berini, MD
Michael W. Cullen, MD
Cardiovascular Medicine
David R. Deyle, MD
Clinical Genomics
Rohit D. Divekar, MBBS, PhD
Allergy & Immunology
Daniel V. Dudenkov, MD
General Internal Medicine
Debbie L. Fuehrer, LPCC
Integrative Medicine & Health
Isabel C. Green, MD
Stephanie L. Grach, MD
General Internal Medicine
Vivek N. Iyer, MD, MPH
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Mithri Junna, MD
Deborah J. Lightner, MD
Michael R. Mueller, MD
General Internal Medicine
LaSonya T. Natividad, ARNP, CNP, MSN
General Internal Medicine
Neena Natt, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Sandhya Pruthi, MD*
General Internal Medicine
Mabel Ryder, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Julio C. Sartori Valinotti, MD
Bright P. Thilagar, MD
General Internal Medicine
Xiao Jing (Iris) Wang, MD
Elizabeth W. Westby, MD
Family Medicine
Kerry Wright, MBBS
Nathan P. Young, DO

*Planning team member, AAFP diplomate

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

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20.50 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 2023 and deemed it acceptable for up to 20.50 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 8/9/2023 to 8/12/2023. 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

  • 20.50 ABIM
  • 20.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 20.50 ANCC
  • 20.50 Attendance

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