4th Annual Multidisciplinary Spine Care Conference 2020

Amelia Island, FL US
November 13, 2020 to November 14, 2020

Course Directors: Selby G. Chen, M.D.H. Gordon Deen, Jr., M.D.Mark A. Pichelmann, M.D., and Christina Collins, ARNP, DNP

November 13 - 14, 2020 - The Ritz-Carlton - Amelia Island, Florida

This course is designed to enhance physician and midlevel provider skillfulness in the management of patients with diverse spinal disorders and conditions. This two-day course will focus on discussions concerning the management of spinal disorders, as well as technological advancements, controversial spine topics, complications and socioeconomic issues. The course will provide a mixture of didactic, case-based and evidence based guideline review, along with an opportunity for panel discussion.

Registration Fees

 On or Before
October 13, 2020 

October 13, 2020 


 $500 $575
ARNPs & PAs, Residents, Fellows,
Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees 


Abstracts - Deadline September 18, 2020

Overview: As part of the 2020 4th Annual Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Spine Care Conference, an e-Poster session for presentation of original research and challenging cases dedicated to Spine-related topics will be held at this meeting. Suggested topics of interest include: case reports, quality improvement initiatives, research, spinal oncology, spinal cord injury, non-operative spine care, socio-economics, complications, etc.

Description of Submission Format: No more than 300 words are allowed for the text within the Introduction, Methods, Results and Conclusion. Suggested format is provided in the Abstract Submission Form.

Notification of Results: Accepted abstracts will be notified by email. All primary authors will be notified by email no later than  Monday, September 21st, 2020.  Notification of acceptance can also occur within 1-2 weeks of submission prior to this deadline and no later than 1 week after this deadline. 

Target Audience

Neurosurgeons, Neurologists, Orthopaedists, Primary Care Physicians, Sports Medicine, Pain Specialists, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Residents, Fellows, Postdocs, and Medical/Health Professional Students.

Course summary
Event starts: 
11/13/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/14/2020 - 4:00pm
The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island
4750 Amelia Island Pkwy
Amelia Island, FL 32034
United States
+1 (888) 239-1217

Coastal view rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate of $249 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of October 22, 2020, whichever comes first. The resort has extended the group rate three days prior and three days after the course based on availability. Check-in time is after 4 p.m. and check-out time is before 11 a.m. Call the Ritz-Carlton at 888-239-1217 and identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic Spine Course. Guests receive complimentary in-room internet service. Rooms are limited so we do encourage early booking. All parking at the resort is provided by valet service. Day valet parking is complimentary and overnight valet parking will be provided at a reduced rate of $18.00 per night.

When the hotel block at the Ritz Carlton fills/closes, please seek accommodations at an alternate hotel. Nearby accommodations in Amelia Island include:


Phone Number




Amelia Hotel at the Beach

904-206-5200 ‎


1997 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL

3.25 miles

Residence Inn by Marriott Amelia Island



2301 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL

3.5 miles

Omni Amelia Island

904-261-6161 ‎


6800 First Coast Highway, Fernandina Beach, FL

3.75 miles

Elizabeth Point Lodge



98 South Fletcher Ave.

Fernandina Beach, FL

5.25 miles

Addison House of Fernandina



614 Ash St.

Fernandina Beach, FL

6.75 miles

Hoyt House Bed & Breakfast



804 Atlantic Av

Fernandina Beach, FL

6.75 miles

Hampton Inn & Suites

904- 491-4911


19 S. 2nd Street
Fernandina Beach, FL

7.0 miles

Florida House Inn

904- 491-3322


4 N 2nd St.

Fernandina Beach, FL

7.0 miles


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is located 35 minutes from The Ritz-Carlton. Taxis and rental cars are readily available at the airport.  Travel and lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

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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 exhibit space during this course, please contact Florida Exhibits

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

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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