Mayo Clinic Headache Symposium: Creating Migraine Warriors

Phoenix, AZ US
March 1, 2019 to March 3, 2019

Course Director: Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D. and Amaal J. Starling, M.D.

This symposium provides attendees with an update in the diagnosis and management of migraine and other headache disorders. The format will include lectures, expert panel discussions, interactive question and answer sessions, and small-group breakout sessions.

Registration Fees

General Session
 On or before January 30, 2019After January 30, 2019
Full Fee: M.D., D.O., Scientist$650.00$725.00
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, Retired Physician, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional$550.00$625.00
Optional Purchase
Printed Syllabus – Must be purchased by February 14, 2019$75.00

Migraine 5K Run and 2Mile Walk

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m.
This event is sponsored by Miles for Migraine and Mayo Clinic in Arizona and is free for all symposium attendees. Symposium registrants “CONFERENCE” for use to achieve complimentary registration is:

Exhibit Opportunity

This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with healthcare 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

All practitioners who evaluate and treat patients with migraine and other headache disorders including internists, practitioners in family medicine, emergency medicine, and OB/GYN, neurologists and allied health professionals.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review the diagnosis and management of secondary headache disorders, including thunderclap headache and giant cell arteritis
  • Formulate comprehensive treatment plans for primary headache disorders frequently encountered in both the primary care setting and general neurological practice, including episodic and chronic migraine
  • Discuss new and emerging treatments for episodic and chronic migraine, including targeted treatments and noninvasive neuromodulation
  • Apply techniques for the administration of onabotulinumtoxinA and nerve blocks in migraine and other headache disorders

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: 
  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
03/01/2019 - 6:30am
Event ends: 
03/03/2019 - 12:40pm

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


Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, Arizona 85054
Phone: (866) 754-5927 or (480) 563-1500
Online Reservations

Conveniently located on the Mayo Clinic Hospital campus, the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic offers spacious suites, complimentary hot buffet breakfast, high-speed internet access, fitness facilities, swimming pool, a business center, and free parking. Check-in time is 3 p.m.; check-out time is noon.

A block of rooms, studio suites, at a special group rate of $259 (USD), single or double, per night, plus applicable state/local taxes, is available for course participants and guests. Group rates will apply three days prior to and after the course dates, based upon space and rate availability.

Make your reservation by calling (866) 754-5927 or (480) 563-1500 before the room block is filled or the cut-off date, January 28, 2019. Reservations received after this date will be accepted on a rate and space available basis. When making your reservation, identify yourself as a participant of the “Mayo Clinic Headache Symposium."

The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy will apply to individual reservations unless otherwise specified. Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online and use CV code 03NR0014. Special rates include unlimited mileage and are subject to availability. Advance reservations are recommended; blackout dates may apply.

SuperShuttle vans offer airport transportation to and from area hotels and businesses. To make reservations, call (800) 258-3826 or (602) 244-9000, or visit SuperShuttle online.

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

Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D.
Amaal J. Starling, M.D.

Mayo Clinic Faculty

Marie D. Acierno, M.D.
Jamie M. Bogle, Au.D., Ph.D.
Maria M. Caselli, E-RYT500
F. Michael Cutrer, M.D.
Paru S. David, M.D.
David W. Dodick, M.D.
Sanford M. Fineman, M.D.
Ivan Garza, M.D.
Leland S. Hu, M.D.
Diane F. Jelinek, Ph.D.
Julie A. Khoury, M.D.
Narayan R. Kissoon, M.D.
Natasha J. Mendez, M.S.N., APRN, N.P.
David C. Patchett, D.O.
Frank Porreca, Ph.D.
Jill C. Rau, M.D., Ph.D.
Jennifer Robblee, M.D.
Carrie (Beth) E. Robertson, M.D.
Todd J. Schwedt, M.D.
Jennifer M. Slonaker, M.S.N., APRN, N.P.
Jonathan H. Smith, M.D.
Jerry W. Swanson, M.D., MHPE
Cynthia O. Townsend, Ph.D., L.P.
Juliana H. VanderPluym, M.D.
Jennifer V. Wethe, Ph.D.
Richard S. Zimmerman, M.D.

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 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. 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 is pending approval with American Osteopathic Association for AOA Category 2.

AMA & AOA Credit Breakdown
General Session Total: 20.00

  • Friday: 8.25
  • Saturday: 6.75
  • Sunday: 5.0

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), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

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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