Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction 2018

Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction

Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction 2018



Course Description and Intended Audience

Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction is intended to provide balanced and multidisciplinary discussion of contemporary cancer treatment using didactic lectures, panel discussions, and poster sessions. The course will cover several specific clinical areas including stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, head and neck, gynecologic, and gastrointestinal cancers. The course will also address several important advances in the field, such as the use of stereotactic body radiotherapy, the role of surgery, proton therapy, advances in imaging and new chemotherapies, as well as how they are integrated into clinical practice.

This course is designed for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents, radiation biologists, radiation physicists, dosimetrists, oncologists working in related specialties, radiation therapists, radiation oncology nurses, oncologic surgeons, radiation oncology administrators, diagnostic radiologists, and all other health professionals involved in the field of radiation oncology.

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Hotel Course Date and Location

January 8-12, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Maui, Hawaii 96761

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.

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Course Directors

Kenneth R. Olivier, M.D.

Nadia N. Laack, M.D.



Faculty Disclosure

As a provider accredited 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.

National Physician Payment Transparency Program

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


Registration Fee:  To Be Determined

For additional information, contact:

Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology
Continuing Medical Education Office
Mayo, W-2
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905

Phone:     866-246-1581 (toll free) or 507-284-3317
Fax:          507-266-3061


HotelCourse Location

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua
One Ritz-Carlton Drive
Maui, Hawaii 96761
Hotel Information: 808-665-7089
Reservations: 808-669-6200

Lodging Accommodations

Immerse yourself in a true Hawaiian experience when you stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, an oceanfront hotel that envelops you in Maui's local culture and lush tropical surroundings.

Guest rooms have been reserved for attendees and their guests at the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua with a special course rate of $319 per night for Run of House.

HotelHotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 13.41666%) in effect at the time of check in.  The special group rate will apply three days prior to and three days post course, based on availability.

There is a reduced daily resort fee of $5 per room, per night, plus tax which includes guestroom internet, in-room coffee, local and toll-free telephone calls, 24-hour access to the fitness center, discounted golf fees and preferred tee times at The Bay and The Plantation Golf Courses, and shuttle transportation to and from the West Maui Airport and throughout the Kapalua Resort.

Reservations can be made by calling 800-262-8440.  Please identify yourself as a participant in the Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology Course when making your reservation. In order to receive the special group rate, reservations must be made prior to Tuesday, November 21, 2017, and will be based on availability. Early reservations are highly encouraged to avoid disappointment. Reservations will be taken following this date based on space and rate availability.

Hotel check-in time is 4:00 p.m. on the day of arrival, and check-out time is before 12:00 p.m. on the day of departure.

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Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Travel and Ground Transportation

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is situated on the northwestern tip of the island of Maui.  The resort is 45-60 minutes from the Kahului Airport (OGG).  Taxi service, private transportation, and shared airport shuttle service are all available from the Kahului Airport (OGG).  To make a transportation request via The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, contact the concierge desk at (808) 665-7089 or

Rental car companies are represented at the Kahului Airport (OGG).  An Enterprise car rental desk is available on-site at The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua and is open daily.  To reach the onsite Enterprise rental desk, please call 808-669-1901 ext. 7577.

Mayo Clinic Department of Radiology CME Office and the Mayo School of CPD 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.

Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.


Valet parking is $30.00 plus tax, per day and self-parking is $22.00 plus tax, per day. Rates are subject to change.

Recreation/Leisure Activities 

HotelSPA – One of the most luxurious Maui spas, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Kapalua, offers a variety of treatments and therapies based on native Hawaiian healing traditions and the potent plants, flowers, fruits and herbs abundant in Hawaii. This luxurious 17,500-square-foot spa offers private outdoor gardens, as well as new spacious and private couples’ cabanas. Call 808-665-7079 to make your appointment.

HotelGOLF – Set amid a 22,000-acre historic pineapple plantation, Kapalua’s Plantation Course and Bay Course offer two 18-hole golf experiences, each with distinct character, challenges and incredible views.  The resort’s Plantation Course, a Coore & Crenshaw design, has been recognized in: America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses, #17 in America’s Greatest Public Golf Courses, and #1 in Hawaii by Golf Digest. Kapalua’s Bay Course, an Arnold Palmer and Francis Duane collaboration, has been enhanced with a multimillion renovation and is one of Maui’s favorite resort courses with ocean views on 16 of 18 holes. Call 808-662-7740 to reserve a tee time.

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Date: 1/8/2018 - 1/12/2018

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