15th Annual Women’s Health Update 2019

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 28, 2019 to March 2, 2019

Course Directors: Juliana M. Kling, M.D., M.P.H. and Suneela Vegunta, M.D.


The Scott Resort Group Room Block is Sold Out.  Please see LOCATION tab for overflow options.

During the three-day update, faculty members will address the unique needs of female patients and their health care providers. Participants will gain a comprehensive insight into relevant medical problems uniquely found in women, as well as a basic approach to addressing and improving their common health concerns.

Friday, March 1, 2019: Optional Round-table Discussion Sessions (Not-for-Credit; Space is limited, so please pre-register! Cost is $15 each.)

• Osteoporosis Treatment Options – Bithika M. Thompson, M.D.

• Menopausal Hormone Therapy--Managing Side Effects – Julianna M. Kling, M.D., M.P.H.

• Women’s Health Practice Pearls – Recent Practice Guideline Changes – Suneela Vegunta, M.D.

Saturday, March 2, 2019: Optional Yoga Class (Not-for-Credit; Space is limited; No charge)

Registration Fees

General Session
Full Fee: Physician, Scientist$705.00
Reduced Fee: Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$605.00
Printed Syllabus (Optional Purchase)
Printed Syllabus
*Due to printing deadlines, orders must be received by February 14, 2018.

Exhibit Opportunity

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 complete Exhibitor Documents and submit to Kristy Badder.

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care physicians/practitioners, general internists, gynecologists, specialists in preventative care, and other health care professionals interested in women’s health.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe an approach to management of pre-malignant breast lesions
  • Formulate an approach to the management of weight gain in midlife women
  • Explain integrative approaches to treating the symptoms of menopause
  • Review strategies for treating bloating and constipation in women
  • Explain the prevalence and diagnosis of hypoactive sexual desire disorder
  • Describe the process of care model for hypoactive sexual desire disorder as published by ISSWSH (International Society for the Study of Women's Sexual Health)
  • Compare and contrast sex specific differences in dementia, concussion and stroke
  • Explain the updated guidelines regarding management of hypertension and hyperlipidemia in women

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: 
  • 17.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 17.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/28/2019 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/02/2019 - 12:35pm

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The Scott Resort & Spa
4925 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
United States

Lodging and Accommodations

The Scott Resort & Spa (formerly The FireSky Resort)
4925 North Scottsdale Road 
Scottsdale, AZ 85251 
(800) 528-7867 or (480) 945-7666

We apologize, but due to high interest in the 15th Annual Women's Health Update 2019 course, the group room block has already sold out at The Scott Resort. The Scott Resort has a waitlist. 

For your consideration, listed below are additional hotel options. Please contact the hotel for rates and availability.

Additional Hotel Accommodations - Overflow Hotel Options 

Hotel/ResortDistance to
The Scott Resort
Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort
5001 N Scottsdale Rd
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(480) 949-1414
.1 mile

DoubleTree Resort Paradise Valley - Scottsdale
5401 N Scottsdale Rd 
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
(480) 947-5400

.5 mile

Aloft Scottsdale
4415 N Civic Center Plaza
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
(480) 253-3700

   .9 mile

Hyatt House Scottsdale/Old Town
4245 North Drinkwater Boulevard
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
480 946 7700

.9 mile

Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch
7700 E McCormick Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

3.8 miles

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo School of CPD is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.


VisitPhoenix and Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau offer a variety of recreation and leisure activities in the area.

Ground Transportation: Hertz is offering a reduced daily rate for participants attending the course. Visit Hertz online and enter convention number (CV) 03NR0014 in the respective “Discount or Promo Code” section. 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 the hotel. To make reservations, call (800) 258-3826 or (602) 244-9000.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Karen S. Anderson, M.D., Ph.D.
Larry R. Bergstrom, M.D.
Patricia A. Cronin, M.D.
Paru S. David, M.D.
Krupa B. Doshi, M.D.
Rashmi B. Halker Singh, M.D.
Lucinda A. Harris, M.D.
Ekta Kapoor, M.B.B.S.
Mary J. Kasten, M.D., M.P.H.
Grace Knuttinen, M.D., Ph.D.
Lisa M. LeMond, M.D.
Margaret E. Long, M.D.
Talha A. Malik, M.D.
Denise M. Millstine, M.D.
Deborah J. Rhodes, M.D.
Helen J. Ross, M.D.
Kara A. Sands, M.D.
Amaal J. Starling, M.D.
Anna Svatikova, M.D., Ph.D. 
Jacqueline M. Thielen, M.D.
Bithika M. Thompson, M.D.
Sarah B. Umar, M.D.
Suneela Vegunta, M.D.
Elena Volfson, M.D., M.P.H.
Megan N. Wasson, D.O.
Bryan K. Woodruff, M.D.
Johnny Yi, M.D.

Course Directors:
Juliana M. Kling, M.D., M.P.H.
Suneela Vegunta, 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 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has assigned up to 18 cognate credits to this program.

This program has been accredited by the American Osteopathic Association for 17.50 credits of AOA Category 2-A.

This Live activity, 15th Annual Women's Health Update, with a beginning date of 02/28/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.50 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.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare 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), please go here

Available Credit

  • 17.50 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 17.50 AOA Category 2-A
  • 17.50 Attendance

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Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to mca.cme@mayo.edu. 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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