OB/GYN Clinical and Surgical Updates: Staying Current and Ahead of the Curve 2024

Napa, CA US
February 5, 2024 to February 8, 2024

This course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

Course Directors: Christopher DeStephano, M.D., MPH., Carrie L. Langstraat, M.D., and Johnny Yi, M.D.

February 5 - 8, 2024 - Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa - Napa, California

Mayo Clinic's OB/GYN practice has more than a 30-year history of conducting innovative and transformational courses for providers in obstetrics, gynecology, family medicine, internal medicine, and women’s health. We are pleased to offer our sixth annual enterprise-wide clinical and surgical OB/GYN course drawing leading experts from Mayo Clinic Arizona, Florida, Rochester, and Mayo Clinic Health System. 

**New for 2024, join for an extra day of programming on the role of coaching in medicine and surgery (additional information below)

Highlights encompassing all areas of OBGYN include practical talks, specifically:

  • Contemporary management of obesity
  • Preparing for cesarean hysterectomy and septic abortion
  • Shared decision making in providing contemporary fibroid care beyond hysterectomy
  • Adolescent abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Evolving cervical cancer screening guidelines and the role of self-collection
  • Isthmocele management
  • Management of endometrial cancer and cancer survivorship
  • Advanced maternal age and medical comorbidities in pregnancy
  • Management of sexual dysfunction and pain

Hands-on laboratories including:

  • Laparoscopic suturing
  • Obstetric ultrasound case studies
  • Pelvic pain and integrative health in general practice
  • Gynecologic procedures and ultrasound
  • Stump the audience, experts, and generative artificial intelligence
  • ACOG endorsed Emergencies in Clinical Obstetrics (ECO) Simulation Course

Resident and Fellow ScholarshipA limited number of partial scholarships are available for residents and fellows (50% off general session). 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. Include your program director's name and email address in the letter. Send your paragraphs to johnson.dorinda@mayo.edu

Academy for Surgical Coaching:
Join the Academy for Surgical Coaching for a Surgical Coach Training Session for a face-to-face surgical coach training open to all surgeons, with a focus on coaching gynecologic surgeons. You will learn the mindset and skillset necessary to be a great surgical coach. Hands-on practice and interactive conversation guide the training. Going through the training will allow you to join the international A4SC roster and be able to coach through the Academy for an honorarium.  The Surgical Coach Training Course will take place Sunday, February 4 and consists of a 6.5-hour, full-group session that involves a didactic component, interactive reflection, and small group breakouts to apply coaching skills. The registration fee for the coaching is $1,200 USD (this is seperate from Mayo Clinic fee). Participants may receive 5.25 CME. See the website for more details.

General Session
M.D., D.O., Ph.D.$950.00
Resident, Fellow, Nurse, NP, PA, Midwife
Allied Health Professional 
Hands-on Workshops - In-person Only
Lap Suturing Workshop$250.00
Gyn Procedures and Gyn Ultrasound$250.00
OB Ultrasound Case Studies$250.00
Pelvic Pain and Integrative Health$350.00
Emergencies in Clinical Obstetrics$500.00
Coaching and Career Development Speed Dating Dinner


Target Audience

This course is designed for practicing obstetricians, gynecologists, family practitioners, general internists, nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, residents, fellows and others who have an interest in women’s healthcare.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Illustrate shared-decision making for choosing between medical and surgical treatment options for uterine fibroids
  • Describe novel approaches to weight loss that are being studied for cancer prevention
  • Identify the role of community engagement in the elimination of cancer disparities
  • Apply management strategies for women at high risk for cancer, women with precancer, and women with cancer with a focus on sexual function after cancer treatment
  • Describe the risk stratification of adnexal masses based on imaging findings in adolescents and young adults
  • List strategies utilized at Mayo Clinic and Nationally to anticipate emergencies through early warning signs and act early to prevent morbidity and mortality
  • Illustrate how the history of obstetrics and gynecology influences current disparities in outcomes to influence the future of the field through novel strategies

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: 
  • 32.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 32.50 ANCC
  • 32.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/05/2024 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
02/08/2024 - 1:00pm

Click here to view the program schedule on your mobile device. 

Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa
3425 Solano Avenue
Napa, CA 94558
United States

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rate of $289 per night at the Napa Valley Marriott Hotel & Spa. In order to receive the special rates, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the cut-off date of January 14, 2024, whichever comes first.  After January 14, 2024, reservations will be taken on space and rate availability.

Click here to make your reservation online. You may also call 866-263-1462 to make your reservation. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic OB/GYN Clinical Updates Course when making your reservation.

Room rates also include a daily Destination Amenity Fee of $10.00 that will be implemented on all individual guest folios. DESTINATION AMENITY INCLUSIONS (Subject to Change): Complimentary coffee/tea in the lobby, daily morning yoga class, complimentary fitness center access, 1-Hour complimentary electric bike rental (per stay, per guest), purified water stations throughout hotel, daily s’mores kits, nightly local vintner pour, wireless in-room high speed internet in guestrooms. 

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 32.50 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 32.50 ANCC contact hours. Nurses 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 32.50 cognate credits to this program.

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.

General SessionCredits


Optional Live (in-person) Workshops - Additional Fee RequiredCredits
Lap Suturing Workshop2.00
Gyn Procedures and Gyn Ultrasound2.00
OB Ultrasound Case Studies2.00
Pelvic Pain and Integrative Health2.00
Emergencies in Clinical Obstetrics4.00
Coaching and career development speed dating0.00

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

  • 32.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 32.50 ANCC
  • 32.50 Attendance
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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery. 

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Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (MCSCPD) strives to foster a learning environment in which individual differences are valued, allowing all to achieve their fullest potential.  ​ 

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