September 25-26, 2015 - The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel - Washington, DC
Course Directors: M. Molly McMahon, M.D., Manpreet S. Mundi, M.D., Donald D. Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H. 

Nutrition, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle behaviors are vital components in the promotion of health and in the treatment of disease. This program will highlight ambulatory, nutrition, and wellness topics with multidisciplinary faculty. Current clinical topics will be highlighted through presentations, interactive case studies, and panel discussions. Participants will have many opportunities for interaction with course faculty, who have been selected for their expertise, knowledge and clinical acumen.

Pre-Course Sessions: ABFM Self-Assessment Module (MOC-FP)

Thursday, September 24, 2015
“Health Behavior”  SAM
The Mayflower Renaissance Hotel - Washington, DC

In this group learning experience, attendees will work together, facilitated by expert Mayo Clinic faculty, to review and discuss the SAM core competency questions and to decide as a group on the best answers. After completing the session, Mayo staff will report the group’s answers and individual’s participation to the ABFM. Later, participants must individually access the ABFM web site, pay the necessary fees, and complete the clinical simulation section (which presents patient care scenarios corresponding to the topic module) in order to complete and receive final credit for the SAM.

Please note: There is a separate registration fee for the Self-Assessment session; attendees will be individually responsible for the additional ABFM fees required before completing the clinical simulation section.

Registration Fees
Physician/ Scientist: $550
NP, PA, Nurse, Dietitian, Health & Wellness Specialist: $450
Pre-course ABFM “Healthy Behavior” Self-Assessment Module: $200 

*Lodging information can be found by clicking on the additional information link in the course summary box on the right hand side of the page.

Credit Information
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Credit
Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

Learning Objectives
Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Design a nutrition, physical activity, behavioral, surgical and/or pharmacologic approach for overweight and obese patients
  • Discuss the components of healthy eating for patients
  • Identify helpful nutrition activities and diet applications
  • Review the evidence related to popular diets
  • Discuss common medical conditions associated with obesity, including heart disease and diabetes
  • Review the impact of food and activity topics portrayed in the media
  • Discuss background evidence, clinical interventions and national activities in wellness and lifestyle medicine 
  • Recognize the importance of burnout among healthcare providers and the statistics around it

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Exhibit Opportunities:
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 Shannon Halvorson.