Updates in Integrative Medicine and Health 2018

Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes, Tempe, AZ

11/8/2018 - 11/10/2018



The explosive growth of Integrative Medicine has brought both opportunities and challenges to patients and consumers. Patients are confronted with a bewildering and growing array of promises and claims. This presents a unique challenge to physicians and other health care professionals tasked with helping their patients make informed health care decisions. Researchers and clinicians from Mayo Clinic offer this course to provide learners with a general working knowledge of Integrative Medicine; familiarity with some of the most common therapies; and most importantly, practical application of these therapies to patients with relevant diseases and conditions.


  • Evidence-based, up-to-date information on integrative approaches including mind-body medicine, wellness, acupuncture, massage therapy, dietary supplements
  • Practical applications of therapies to patients with relevant diseases and conditions
  • Promoting overall health and wellness for your patients
  • Increase provider resiliency and reduce provider burn-out


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

  • Discuss historical and current use of Integrative Medicine practices in the U.S.
  • Synthesize existing scientific evidence regarding safe and practical applications of Integrative Medicine therapies for integration into conventional care
  • Discuss underlying principles to promote communication with patients (and their families) regarding issues and challenges related to the use of Integrative Medicine modalities
  • Reflect on Integrative Medicine and their clinical practice
  • Discuss non-pharmacologic approach to pain management


This course is designed for practicing physicians, residents, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses and other members of the health care team who work with patients using or interested in using integrative medicine therapies.


Thursday, November 8, 2018
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 7:10 a.m.
Welcome and Course Overview
Brent Bauer, MD, Anjali Bhagra, MD
7:10 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Updates in Nutritional Supplements
Brent Bauer, MD
7:50 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Updates in Acupuncture
Peter Dorsher, MD
8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.
Updates in Massage Therapy
Susanne Cutshall, DNP, APRN, CNE, APHN-BC, BWNC-BC
9:10 a.m. - 9:55 a.m.
The Need for Integrative Medicine
Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS
9:55 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
10:10 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
10:25 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
A Practical and Safe Approach to Supplements
Ravindra Ganesh, MD, MBBS, Tejinder Khalsa, MD, Zayd Razouki, MBChB, MS
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tony Chon, MD, Peter Dorsher, MD, Deborah Lamadrid
12:05 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Narrative Medicine: How Narrative Stories and Writing Support Healing
Sandra Marinella
12:50 p.m.
Adjourn General Session
12:50 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
ABFM KSA Module: Lunch Boxed lunches available for those staying for the ABFM module.
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
ABFM KSA Module: Health Behaviors
Heather Fields, MD, David Patchett, DO, John Wilkinson, MD
Friday, November 9, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Breakfast with the Experts Structured opportunity to ask questions from the previous day speakers. Topics will have an assigned table separate from the exhibitor area.
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Tai Chi
Deborah Lamadrid
7:00 a.m. - 7:05 a.m.
Course Overview
Anjali Bhagra, MD
7:05 a.m. - 7:50 a.m.
Case Studies in Non-Pharmacologic Pain Management
Tejinder Khalsa, MD
7:50 a.m. - 8:25 a.m.
Integrative Therapies During and After Breast Cancer Treatment
Dawn Mussallem, DO
8:25 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
Integrative Medicine and Menopause
Richa Sood, MD
9:05 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
IMH Modalities in Headaches
Denise Millstine, MD
9:35 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
9:50 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
Nutrition and Supplements in Cancer: Questions Our Patients Ask
Heather Fields, MD
10:35 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.
Functional Medicine
David Patchett, DO
11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.
11:20 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.
Mindful Solution to Burnout: The SMART Program Part 1
Amit Sood, MD
12:50 p.m.
Adjourn General Session
Saturday, November 10, 2018
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Breakfast with the Experts Structured opportunity to ask questions from the previous day speakers. Topics will have an assigned table separate from the exhibitor area.
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Yoga and Resilience
Maria Caselli
7:00 a.m. - 7:05 a.m.
Course Overview
Anjali Bhagra, MD
7:05 a.m. - 8:05 a.m.
Beyond the Prescription Pad: Non-pharmacological Approaches to Anxiety
Victoria Maizes, MD
8:05 a.m. - 8:35 a.m.
Integrative Medicine and Cardiovascular Health
Stephen Kopecky, MD
8:35 a.m. - 9:05 a.m.
Communicating With Your Patients About Integrative Medicine and Health
Jon Tilburt, MD
9:05 a.m. - 9:35 a.m.
Ryan Hurt, MD, PhD
9:35 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.
9:50 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.
10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m.
How Can I Do This in My Practice?
Brent Bauer, MD, Anjali Bhagra, MD, Tony Chon, MD
10:35 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
Mindful Solution to Burnout: The SMART Program Part 2
Amit Sood, MD
12:05 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.
12:20 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Putting it All Together
Anjali Bhagra, MD



As a Jointly Accredited Provider by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine (Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science complies with the requirements of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payment Sunshine Act).

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here


AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

General Session
Thursday 11/8/18 (AM session):  5.25 credits
Friday 11/9/18: 6.25 credits
Saturday 11/10/18:  6.25 credits
Please note:  General Session (Thursday - Saturday) is approved for 17.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

If you attend the optional ABFM KSA Module:  Health Behaviors 2017
Thursday 11/8/18 (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm): 4.0 credits



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

Participation information will be shared with ABIM through PARS.

AAFP Prescribed credits

This Live activity, Updates in Integrative Medicine and Health 2018, with a beginning date of 11/08/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to  17.75 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.

Other Health Care Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other health care professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

Attendees should ensure in advance that their credentialing or licensing organization accepts AMA PRA Category 1TM from the sponsor of this activity.


Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests with special course rates at the Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes. In order to receive the special rate, reservations must be made before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of Tuesday, October 16, 2018, whichever comes first. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.

Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes
2000 W Westcourt Way
Tempe, AZ 85282

Guest rooms have been reserved participants and their guests with special rate for Standard King or Standard Double rooms of $199* per night.   

Online reservations:  Book your group rate for 2018 Mayo Clinic Updates in Integrative Medicine and Health

Reservations can also be made by calling 602-225-9000 or 888-867-7492. Please indicate you are a participant of the Mayo Clinic Updates in Integrative Medicine and Health room block.

Hotel Information

Resort fees: waived
Guest room internet:  Complimentary
Hotel cancel policy-48 hours prior to arrival
Check in time: 3:00 pm
Check out time: 12:00 pm

Overnight Self-Parking: Complimentary
Overnight Valet-Parking:  $10.00 plus tax per car per night
Daily Self-Parking is complimentary per car for day of event
Daily Valet-Parking is $5.00 per car for day of event

*does not include taxes or fees

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic General Internal Medicine or Section of Integrative Medicine and Health are 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.


Registration Fees
Registration fee includes tuition, electronic course syllabus, continental breakfasts, and break refreshments.

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - Saturday, November 10, 2018

General Session:
MD, PhD, DO, PharmD: $850
Fellow, Resident, PA, NP, RN, Allied Health Practitioners: $795

Optional Paper Syllabus: $50  
Pre-order by September 7, 2018

Optional Session:  Thursday, November 8, 2018; 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ABFM KSA Learning Session -- Health Behaviors  $100
Lunch included on Thursday for those registering for this optional session.

Family physicians can complete the ABFM Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA – formerly SAM) on Health Behaviors. Participants work as a group, learning from one another. The session is led by family physicians who are experienced KSA (SAM) moderators, assisted by other content experts. The group discusses 60 core competency questions and answers. 

For this session, family physician attendees do not need an individual computer or Internet access; come equipped only with a desire to learn and to share expertise with your peers. After the session, we will submit the group's answers on a single group answer sheet. Later, individuals need to log in to the ABFM website and pay any required ABFM fees. 


Mayo Clinic GIM CME reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic GIM CME must cancel or postpone this course, Mayo Clinic General Internal Medicine CME will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

If you cancel your participation in this course, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded when written notification is received by Mayo Clinic General Internal Medicine CME before October 25, 2018 (email: rstgimcme@mayo.edu). No refunds will be made on or after October 25, 2018. Canceled registrations are non-transferable.



At this time, a complete listing of commercial support (financial or in-kind) is not available. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the meeting.


This course offers the opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in exhibit space during this course, please contact Deb Blomberg. Exhibits will be available for viewing at all scheduled breaks.

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