Mayo Clinic Interactive Surgery Symposium 2023

Waikoloa, HI US
February 5, 2023 to February 10, 2023

Course Directors:

Mark J. Truty, M.D., M.S., Steven P. Bowers, M.D., James A. Madura, II, M.D


Registration Fee                             



Allied Health, NP, PA, RN,
Fellows, Residents, Retired      



Current trends for management of general surgical patients are constantly changing. As technical advances progress, options for surgical treatments continue to expand. This interactive symposium, designed for general surgeons, assists in decision-making for multiple aspects of surgical practice. Active audience participation with faculty is strongly encouraged during case presentations and the faculty panel discussions. Video Presentations of Surgical Techniques and Interactive Format using our audience response system.

Target Audience

General surgeons are the target audience for this symposium. The topics are universal and apply to all general surgeons, so the activity is marketed to general surgeons both nationally and internationally.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review the latest innovations in breast cancer and lymphedema treatment.
  • Examine the latest recommendations in wound care.
  • Demonstrate how to mitigate complications in difficult or unexpected gallbladder disease.
  • Recognize the multidisciplinary coordination of care in esophageal, gastric, pancreatic, rectal, and retroperitoneal malignancies.
  • Discuss the evaluation process of common and unusual thoracic diseases.

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: 
  • 26.25 ABS
  • 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 26.25 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/05/2023 - 10:00am
Event ends: 
02/10/2023 - 12:20pm


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Hilton Waikoloa Village
69-425 Waikoloa Beach Drive
Waikoloa, HI 96783
United States
+1 (808) 886-1234


Located on the beautiful Kohala Coast, this ocean front resort offers poolside relaxation, plenty of resort activities and even an opportunity to meet marine wildlife. 

We still have rooms available! If you are interested in joining us in Waikoloa and would like to book a room, please contact Saebom An, CME Specialist, at 

A Special room block has been reserved for your stay during the course. The room Palace Resort View King or 2 Queen beds is $265 per night plus tax. Maximum occupancy per room is four. Attendees who confirm a room reservation at the group rate will receive a discount of $15+tax for the Daily Resort Charge (retail $45+tax per day) and $15 per day self-parking (retail $39 per day).

A one night deposit due at the time of booking.

Cancellation is 14 days prior to arrival to receive a refund of the deposit. Booking your room is simple, just select "Book a Room" to receive the preferred rate.

To ensure accommodations, make your reservation before the room block fills or January 4, 2023. Please make your reservations early to ensure accommodations at the discounted rate.  Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. 




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

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME and Self-Assessment requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit.

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

  • 26.25 ABS
  • 26.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 26.25 Attendance

For information regarding exhibit opportunities, please reach out to Kristy Badder.


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Cancellation and Refund Policy

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COVID-19 Notice
LIVE (in-person) attendees must comply with all live course requirements and guidelines and applicable state and local COVID-19 travel restrictions, guidance and resources.

Please note that LIVE course faculty must:

Complete COVID-19 testing of any kind (home tests are acceptable) and received a negative test result within 72 hours of the event start date OR that a positive COVID-19 test result of any kind was received within the past 90 days, it has been at least 20 days since COVID-19 infection, and they are currently asymptomatic.

You must be logged in to to complete your attestation. (Attestations can be completed starting February 2, 2023)

Learners who do not fulfill the above requirements will be unable to attend this live (in-person) event.

Requirements and guidelines may be amended as CDC, public health and other relevant guidance are adjusted.