Psychiatry in Medical Settings - Livestream (virtual)

March 1, 2024

March 1, 2024 - Internet Live Activity - Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii

Join us on March 1, 2024, for a bonus day of content! Psychiatry in Medical Settings covers the special challenges of diagnosing and treating psychiatric and psychological problems in patients with major medical-surgical illnesses including cancer, heart disease, and neurological illnesses. Managing patients with high levels of somatic symptom burden and illness-related anxiety is highlighted.

Resident and Fellow Scholarship
A limited number of partial scholarships are available for residents and fellows to attend the livestream. If interested in receiving a scholarship to attend the meeting, submit a one to two-paragraph essay on why you are interested in attending this course and how you believe this course will help your career planning.  Send your paragraphs to

Target Audience

This multidisciplinary course is intended for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, therapists, and other clinicians who see patients with mental health conditions. Multiple specialties, including psychiatry, psychology, family medicine, neurology, and primary care, will benefit from attending this course.

Learning Objectives


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: 
  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.75 ANCC
  • 4.75 APA
  • 4.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
03/01/2024 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
03/01/2024 - 12:15pm

Friday, March 1, 2024 – Psychiatry in Medical Settings (additional charge)
Hawaii Time Zone

6:45 a.m.

Zoom Opens

7:00 a.m.

Introduction, Announcements, Schedule Review
Robert P. Bright, M.D.

7:15 a.m.

21st Century Concepts of Somatic Symptom and Functional Disorders
Jeffrey P. Staab, M.D., M.S.

8:15 a.m.

Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders / Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction
Brian J. Arizmendi, Ph.D., L.P.

8:45 a.m.

Chronic Pain
Stephen M. Covington, D.O.

9:15 a.m.

Questions and Answers
Staab, Arizmendi, Covington

9:45 a.m.


Featured Panel: Practical Aspects of Treating Functional Disorders

10:00 a.m.

The Psychiatrists’ Role in Diagnosing Functional Disorders
Jeffrey P. Staab, M.D., M.S.

10:30 a.m.

Psychological Rehabilitation of Chronic Pain and Persistent Somatic Symptoms
Christopher D. Sletten, Ph.D., L.P.

11:00 a.m.

Expert Panel with Case-Based Discussion and Audience Participation
Drs. Staab, Arizmendi, Sletten, and Covington
Moderated by Dr. Bright

12:00 p.m.


12:15 p.m.


Internet Live Activity
Koloa, HI
United States

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

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

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this activity for a maximum of 4.75 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. This activity is approved for a maximum of 4.75 credits. Credit is awarded only for actual instructional time.

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

  • 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.75 ANCC
  • 4.75 APA
  • 4.75 Attendance


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