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Mayo Clinic Pulmonary Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disorders 2021

Orlando, FL US
October 7, 2021 to October 9, 2021

This course offers LIVE (in person) and LIVESTREAM (virtual) attendance options. 

Course Directors: Andy Abril, M.D., Augustine S. Lee, M.D. and Isabel Mira-Avendano, M.D.

October 7 - 9, 2021 - The Ritz-Carlton - Orlando, Florida

Mayo Clinic's Pulmonary Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disorders at the Ritz-Carlton in Orlando, Florida is a three-day CME course designed to provide pulmonologists, rheumatologists, internists and general practitioners up-to-date information on pulmonary manifestations of rheumatologic disorders. From this course, participants discern how to recognize and diagnose interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and other respiratory problems which are common in autoimmune rheumatologic disorders, and review the latest information regarding pathogenic mechanisms, clinical trials and therapeutic modalities. The speakers are nationally and internationally recognized specialists in the field. Residents and fellows have the opportunity to participate by submitting original studies for poster presentations.

Registration Fees

Physicians and Scientists


Residents, Fellows, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Nurses, Allied Health and Retirees


Target Audience

This course is designed for pulmonologists, rheumatologists, primary care physicians and healthcare providers with an interest in pulmonary involvement of connective tissue disorders. The course will be available for any physician, physician in training or provider with no other prerequisites. 

Learning Objectives

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

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: 
  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 14.75 Attendance
Event starts: 
10/07/2021 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
10/09/2021 - 12:00pm

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The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
4012 Central Florida Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32837
United States
+1 (800) 266-9432

Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.

Make a reservation by calling the reservations team at 1-800-266-9432 or book online

Rooms are reserved for attendees and their guests at the group rate starting at $269 per night plus applicable taxes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block sells out or before the expiration date of September 14, 2021, whichever comes first. The resort has extended the group rate three days prior and three days after the course based on group room availability.

Rooms are limited so we do encourage early booking. 

Resort guestrooms will be subject to a daily resort fee discounted to $25.00 per room per night (currently $38 per room per night) in effect at the time of check in. This fee includes: complimentary general bandwidth in meeting space, enhanced in-room wireless internet for up to six devices, unlimited local and domestic long distance calls, daily bike rental through Grande Lakes Sports, transportation to SeaWorld, Universal Studios and Disney theme parks, driving range privileges, and daily recreational activities.

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

Course Directors: 

Andy Abril, M.D.

Augustine S. Lee, M.D.

Isabel Mira-Avendano, 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 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association designates this program for a maximum of 14.75 AOA Category 2-A credits.

Other Healthcare Professionals:
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care 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) and staff, please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 14.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 14.75 AOA Category 2-A
  • 14.75 Attendance

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 live or virtual exhibit space or additional sponsorship opportunities, please contact Florida Exhibits.

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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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