Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease 2017

Atlantic Beach, FL US
November 9, 2017 to November 11, 2017

This CPD Activity has already taken place. See the 2018 course.

One Ocean Resort & Spa has not been impacted by Hurricane Irma and is fully operational.

Course Directors: Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D., Barbara A. Pockaj, M.D. and Sandhya Pruthi, M.D. 

This two and half day continuing medical education course will provide a multidisciplinary update from experts in their field focusing on prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of benign and malignant breast diseases, high risk and survivorship issues.

Highlights include didactic presentations in:

  • Benign Breast Disorders
  • Surviving Breast Cancer
  • Breast Imaging Modalities and Supplemental Screening Options for Dense Breasts
  • Updates in Surgical Management and Local Treatment of Breast Cancer
  • Radiation Therapy Options
  • Genetics and High Risk Management
  • Advances in Oncology
  • Updates in Breast Reconstruction
  • Optional Evening Session: Advanced Surgical Techniques

Registration Fees

Full Fee: MD, DO, Ph.D.$785.00
Reduced Fee: RN, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$685.00

Additional Information
Course Brochure
Exhibitor Documents

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 exhibiting at this course, please contact Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for surgeons, oncologists, radiologists, pathologists, gynecologists, primary care providers, advanced practice providers, and allied health professionals who provide both diagnostics and treatment of patients with breast cancer.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Recognize benign breast conditions.
  • Recognize the role of risk assessment tools in identifying women at high risk for breast cancer.
  • Explain the controversies in screening mammography and the role of newer imaging modalities.
  • Summarize contemporary axillary management strategies and their risks.
  • Recommend surgical, radiation and medical oncology management and treatment options for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients.
  • Identify survivorship issues and management options.
  • Recognize contraception options in high-risk patients and breast cancer survivors.
  • Summarize role of multi-gene panel testing for breast cancer patients.
  • Compare and contrast different radiation oncology strategies in breast cancer patients
  • 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.

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™
  • 20.00 AOA
Event starts: 
11/09/2017 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
11/11/2017 - 1:00pm

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One Ocean Resort and Spa
One Ocean Boulevard
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
United States
+1 (800) 874-6000

Lodging and Accommodations

Please note that the room block at One Ocean Resort is now full (as of 10/4/17). We do not have an official block of rooms elsewhere but recommend the following nearby properties for your stay:

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

The Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beaches 

We recommend that you make reservations at one of these hotels or another property of your choice. You can check back at the One Ocean Resort to see if they have rooms that become available, however since this is not a guarantee we recommend that you make reservations elsewhere.

One Ocean Resort & Spa
1 Ocean Boulevard
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
Online Reservations
Reservations Phone: 904-249-7402 or 800-874-6000

One Ocean Resort & Spa is situated on the sweeping white sands and rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean, minutes from Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach. One Ocean Resort & Spa entices guests with accommodations and stylish suites featuring views of the Atlantic Ocean. A personal Docent greets guests by their names and escorts them down the gallery-lit halls to their room. As the only full-service oceanfront spa in Northeast Florida, the Spa at One Ocean Resort offers beautiful views of the rolling surf from the comfort of its meditative lounge and offers a sensory stimulating journey in an intimate setting.

One Ocean Resort & Spa has reserved a limited block of guest rooms at a special group rate of $204 (USD) single or double occupancy per night plus applicable state and local taxes. The resort fee is included in the group rate. Guests 18 years and younger stay complimentary in guestrooms with an adult. Group rates will apply three days prior to and three days following the course dates, based upon availability.

Hotel rooms are limited. Make your reservation before the room block fills or before October 8, 2017 and reference “Mayo Clinic Breast Disease Course”.

Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. An advanced deposit equal to one night’s room charge and sales tax will be charged to your credit/debit card.  Cancellations must be made three days prior to arrival in order to avoid a one night room and sales tax penalty.

One Ocean Resort & Spa has not been impacted by Hurricane Irma and is fully operational.


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) ( is located 25 miles from the One Ocean Resort & Spa.

Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for course registrants. Visit Hertz online at (CV# 03NR0012). 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

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Course Directors
Sarah A. McLaughlin, M.D.
Barbara A. Pockaj, M.D.
Sandhya Pruthi, M.D.

Mayo Faculty
Sanjay P. Bagaria, M.D.
Kristina A. Butler, M.D., M.S.
Saranya Chumsri, M.D.
Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D.
Lauren Cornell, M.D.
Fergus J. Couch, Ph.D.
Amy C. Degnim, M.D.
Antonio J. Forte, M.D.
Emmanuel Gabriel, M.D., Ph.D.
Xochiquetzal J. Geiger, M.D.
Karthik Ghosh, M.D.
James W. Jakub, M.D.
Sarah K. Macklin, M.S., CGC
Santo Maimone, IV M.D.
Robert W. Maxwell, M.D.
Alvaro Moreno Aspitia, M.D.
Dawn M. Mussallem, D.O.
Aziza Nassar, M.D.
Donald W. Northfelt, M.D.
Margot S. Peters, M.D.
Jennifer M. Racz, M.D.
Sarvam P. TerKonda, M.D.
Katherine S. Tzou, M.D.
Laura A. Vallow, M.D.

AMA Credit

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

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMA Credit Breakdown by Date/Session:

Thursday: 8.0 Credits
Friday: 7.0 Credits
Friday Evening Session: 1.5 Credits
Saturday: 3.5 Credits


This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 20 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

AAFP Credit

This Live activity, Multidisciplinary Update in Breast Disease, with a beginning date of 11/09/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 19.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by organizations accredited by the ACCME. For the purpose of re-licensure, the Arizona Board of Registered Nursing accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. The majority of state boards accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ as meeting continuing education requirements for license renewal. Nurses should check with their state’s Board of Registered Nursing regarding use of CME credit.

Available Credit

  • 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 20.00 AOA

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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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