Transforming Women's Health 2023

Chicago, IL US
June 8, 2023 to June 10, 2023

The General Session of this course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

Course Directors: Ekta Kapoor, MBBS, NCMP, Juliana Kling, MD, MPH, NCMP and Taryn Smith, MD, NCMP

Transforming Women's Health enables healthcare providers to improve care of female patients. Course topics include emerging scientific and clinical evidence related to medical conditions that are unique to women, occur more frequently in women, or present differently in women.

Learn more about the program from our course directors
Empowering Women's Heath with Dr. Ekta Kapoor
Revolutionizing Women's Health with Dr. Juliana (Jewel) Kling
Insights for Women's Health with Dr. Taryn Smith

General Session
June 8 - 10, 2023
Westin Chicago River North - Chicago, Illinois

Optional Course (In-person only)
The NAMS Menopause 101 Course, June 8, 2023; 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Registration Fees
General Session 
MD, DO, PhD$850
Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Nurse, Resident, Fellow, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$825
Optional Course (in-person only) 
The NAMS Menopause 101 Course$150


Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for healthcare professionals including physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses and others with an interest in women’s health.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss an approach for prevention and management of obesity in midlife women
  2. Review the updated recommendations for hormone therapy use in menopausal women 
  3. Review the latest evidence on breast cancer risk with menopausal hormone therapy use

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: 
  • 17.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.75 ABIM
  • 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 21.50 Attendance
Event starts: 
06/08/2023 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
06/10/2023 - 1:00pm

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This course is offered in-person and LIVESTREAM. 

All times listed are Central time zone. 

Westin Chicago River North
320 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60654
United States

The General Session of this course offers Live (in-person) and Livestream (virtual) attendance options.

The General Session will be livestreamed from Westin Chicago River North.  All times listed are Central Time.

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Westin Chicago River North. In order to receive the group rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of 5:00 PM (CST) May16, 2023whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken after this date bases on space and rate availability.

Room Rate: Run of House $289.00 + applicable state and local taxes

  • Group room rate is available three days pre and post event date (subject to hotel rate and space availability)
  • All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit or guaranteed with a major credit card.

Online Reservations: Westin Chicago River North Online Hotel Reservations System

Phone: Central Reservations Department at (888) 627-8359. Reference the group block "Mayo Clinic Transforming Women's Health".

Hotel Details

Check in:  4:00 pm Check Out: 12:00 pm
Onsite Valet Parking $79 nightly rate with in/out privileges. Self-parking located approximately 1 block away at The Greenway Garage (58 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL 60654), $60 nightly rate without in/out privileges.
Destination fee does not apply to the group block. If you would like to take advantage of it, you may add it upon check-in. See hotel website for details on the Destination Fee.


Airports: Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)
Train or Bus Station: Union Station
Subway Station: Chicago Transit Authority Red Line

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


Additional activities in Chicago, IL


Course Directors

Ekta Kapoor, MBBS, NCMP
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Juliana (Jewel) Kling, MD, MPH, NCMP
Mayo Clinic
Phoenix, AZ

Taryn Smith, MD NCMP
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL


Guest FacultyOther Planning Team Members

Pauline Maki, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Stephanie Faubion, MD, MBA, NCMP
Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, FL

Kathy MacLaughlin, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN
Faculty Members
Ejigayehu (Gigi) Abate, MDAlison Bruce, MB, ChBAlice Chang, MD, MS
Paru David, MDJessica Fraker, MDIsabel Green, MD
Mary Jo (MJ) Kasten, MDCarol Kuhle, DOAditi Kumar, MBBS
Michelle Louie, MDDenise Millstine, MDKatherine Moore, MD
Walter Rocca, MD, MPHMeera Shah, MB, ChBChrisandra Shufelt, MD
Elizabeth (Ebbie) Stewart, MDRochelle Torgerson, MD, PhDJennifer Vencill, PhD, LP
David Zapala, PhD  



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

Credit allocation:

  • Thursday, June 8, 2023 General Session: 4.00 credits
  • Thursday, June 8, 2023 Optional The NAMS Menopause Course: 3.75 credits
  • Friday, June 9, 2023 General Session: 7.25 credits
  • Saturday, June 10, 2023 General Session: 6.50 credits

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 17.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

The AAFP has reviewed Transforming Women's Health 2023 and deemed it acceptable for up to 17.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 06/08/2023 to 06/10/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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

  • 17.75 AAFP Prescribed
  • 17.75 ABIM
  • 21.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 21.50 Attendance
Exhibitors - Click on Exhibitor Logo to Access the Virtual Booth

The Virtual Exhibit Hall is paid advertising. The use of the Site and the Content, including Third Party Content, is at your own risk.

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 during this course, please complete the online forms below. This course is offering both in-person booth and virtual exhibit hall. 

Step 1: Read and Understand the Exhibitor Prospectus

Step 2: Create a profile (Note: if you already have a profile, log in) 
A profile is required to complete the required forms.

Step 3: Complete the Exhibitor Agreement

For questions, phone 1-507-284-8781 or email Deb Blomberg


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