PROGRAM CANCELED: Women’s Health for Primary Care: Gynecology, Pain Management and Wellness

May 07, 2020 – May 09, 2020

Napa / Sonoma Wine Country - Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa

This program has been canceled. For additional assistance, please contact MCE Conferences by email at or by phone at 888-533-9031 from 8AM to 5PM (Pacific) Mon-Fri.

The Fairmont Sonoma has confirmed that they will be cancelling all reservations booked within the MCE Conferences room block. We recommend that you contact them directly to confirm this has been completed.

Known as the authentic Wine Country spa and golf resort, The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa features an 18-hole championship golf course and a world-renowned 40,000 square-foot spa. Experience the ultimate elegant oasis at this resort, blessed by natural mineral hot springs in the Sonoma Valley. Larger than the other Wine Country resorts in the area, the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn contains 226 guest rooms on its 11 acre campus. The resort features a large swimming pool fed with hot water from the hot springs, a poolside cafe, full-service spa and health club, tennis courts, a wine bar, as well as fine dining with complimentary afternoon wine tastings from 4:30 – 5:30 pm daily. Enjoy the heart of Wine Country California, with accommodations and amenities to suit every taste.


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MCE Cancellation Policy

Option 1 Option 2
Up to 90 days before conference date Refund - Less $50 processing fee Credit - 100%
Up to 30 days before conference date Refund - Less $100 processing fee Credit - Less $50 processing fee
Up to 7 days before conference date Refund - Less $250 processing fee Credit - Less $100 processing fee
Within 7 days of conference date No Refund Available Credit - Less $250 processing fee
  • Credits expire three years from the date of issue.
  • Credits applied to a future conference are non-refundable.

Tuition Discount

Past Attendees Save $50: Past MCE Conferences attendees (within the previous three years) automatically receive a $50 discount at checkout.

Bring a Friend or Colleague and Save $50: If you are attending with another healthcare professional you are eligible for a $50 discount.

Overview & Agenda

Women’s Health for Primary Care: Gynecology, Pain Management and Wellness

This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Women’s Health for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Women’s Health and Wellness, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience
All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Women’s Health and Wellness.

Our presenting national faculty speakers make it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care clinicians. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help you learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20-minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Contraception 2020
Objectives: 1) Describe the increasing role of Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) in family planning and identify the risks and benefits of long-acting methods 2) Discuss optimal prescribing of combination contraceptives – the pill, patch, and ring 3) Identify the available options for emergency contraception (EC) including their benefits and limitations

Menopausal Hormone Therapy 2020
Objectives: 1) Discuss data on the cardiovascular risks and benefits of MHT generated since the initial publication from the Women’s Health Initiative 2) Summarize current evidence regarding the effect of MHT on breast cancer risk.3) Identify current best practices for prescribing MHT

Evolving Guidelines for Pap and HPV Testing
Objectives: 1) Describe the natural history of HPV infection and how it relates to current screening recommendations for cervical neoplasia 2) Identify current guidelines for frequency of Pap testing. 3) Describe the role of HPV testing in detecting cervical neoplasia

Vaginitis: Tackling the Tough Cases
Objectives: 1) Discuss the roles for and limitations of the tests currently available for the diagnosis of vaginal infections 2) Describe current recommendations and options for managing persistent and resistant vaginitis 3) Identify entities other than vaginitis that may be associated with vaginal symptoms

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Simplified
Objectives: 1) Describe the proposed pathophysiology of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 2) Identify management options for the gynecologic consequences of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: irregular menses, hirsutism, and infertility 3) Identify management options for the metabolic effects of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Female Sexual Dysfunction
Objectives: 1) Describe the current model of normal Female Sexual Response 2) Identify the diagnostic categories for Female Sexual Dysfunction and discuss possible etiologies for each 3) Discuss management options for each category of Female Sexual Dysfunction

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
Objectives: 1) Review scope of problem of abnormal uterine bleeding 2) Discuss the new FIGO classification system and notation system for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) 3) Understand the importance of pre-operative imaging investigations and limitation of blind sampling in the treatment of AUB 4) Outline rationale of medical therapy

Fibroid Treatment Options
Objectives: 1) Review minimally invasive surgical approaches to treat uterine fibroids. 2) Describe interventional radiologic procedures that are effective in the treatment of uterine fibroids 3) Discuss emerging medical therapy under clinical development including progesterone receptor modulators and oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists as an alternative to surgery

Getting Our Patients to Move: A Prescription for Exercise
Objectives: 1) Describe the importance of lifestyle interventions in the management of obesity and understand that exercise is at the core of interventions to improve patient outcomes 2) Gain knowledge in prescribing exercise for the treatment of obesity 3) Design individualized patient-centered intervention to improve obesity outcomes

Preventing Professional Burnout: Getting Your Mojo Back
Objectives: 1) Describe how to recognize burnout 2) Enumerate working conditions that lead to burnout 3) List the five stages of burnout 4) Characterize effective methods to prevent burnout 5) Define resilience and activities that promote improvement in quality life metrics

A Prescription for Wellness: How Not to Die
Objectives: 1) Learn methods to encourage your patients into living a healthier lifestyle by improving your diet 2) Review concepts of Motivational Interviewing 3) Understand the tenets of the Blue Zone

Intimate Partner Violence
Objectives: 1) Be able to list the incidence and prevalence of intimate partner violence 2) Outline the pattern of the cycle of abuse 2) List the myths and consequences of intimate partner violence 3) List ways that health care workers can be a part of the solution to decreasing the incidence of intimate partner violence

Note: Content is subject to change without notice. Please refer to the activity website for the most current information.

Program Schedule





May 7, 2020

Fairmont Conference Pavilion

Conference - Day 1

Snacks and Beverages for Registered Attendees

Check-In Opens at 1:30 PM

2:00 PM - 6:20 PM

May 8, 2020

Fairmont Conference Pavilion

Conference - Day 2

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM

May 9, 2020

Fairmont Conference Pavilion

Conference - Day 3

Continental Breakfast for Registered Attendees

7:30 AM - 11:50 AM


AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians

This live activity has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Medical Association – AMA

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro-M1

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America. CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits. Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

American Osteopathic Association – AOA

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

American Academy of Physician Assistants – AAPA

AAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.

American Association of Nurse Practitioners – AANP

AAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.

American Nurses Credentialing Center – ANCC

According to the ANCC, the continuing education hours approved by the AAFP meet the ANCC-accredited CNE criteria.

Pharmacology Credits

This course has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 12 CE credits; please verify with your Medical Board which hours may be applied toward Pharmacology credit.

Hotel Accommodations

Lodging Reservations – To make your lodging reservation, please Click Here. If you need assistance, please contact our office at 888-533-9031 or 858-566-1500.

Please note: Room categories are based on availability at the time of request.

Accommodations: The Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa offers accommodations and amenities to suit every taste.

Fairmont Room – This charming, 259 sq. ft. newly renovated Fairmont room is located in the main building and captures the flavor of the Wine Country lodging through a Provence-style decor and beautifully redone tile and marble baths. These rooms offer Garden, courtyard, or surrounding neighborhood views.

Fairmont Room – $325 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees 

    • Bedding Options:
      -1 King bed or 1 Queen bed  (Price based on Single/Double Occupancy)

Deluxe Room – Deluxe Rooms are 368 sq. ft and offer beautiful garden views. These rooms are a marriage of urban luxury meets California relaxed elegance, modern sophistication and a transitional mix of styles combined with Wine Country sophistication. King-bedded rooms feature a generous double-sized walk-in shower, while the two Queen-bedded rooms showcase a shower/bathtub combination.

Deluxe Room – $375 Per Room Per Night Plus Applicable Taxes and Fees 

    • Bedding Options:
      -1 King bed or 2 Queen beds  (Price based on Single/Double Occupancy)

Note: Room categories are based on availability at the time request.

Amenities – The resort fee is waived for MCE Conferences attendees. The following amenities are offered: Unlimited basic internet access in guest rooms and resort public areas, wireless and wired (Fairmont President’s Club members receive an upgrade to premium speed internet access), Including local and toll-free telephone calls, Complimentary self-parking, On-site shuttle service to Sonoma Plaza, Sonoma Golf Club (based upon availability), Sparkling wine arrival, Wine Country welcome bottle of wine (in-room), Daily lobby wine tasting (pouring Sonoma and Napa’s finest) 4:30pm-5:30pm, Complimentary coffee & tea daily in the lobby 6:00am-11:00am, Access to hotel pool (excluding Willow Stream Spa), Docent-led daily hikes (please refer to Seasonal Activity Guide for complete schedule and hike descriptions), Daily fitness classes (please refer to Seasonal Activity Guide for complete schedule), Nightly turndown service complete with bottled waters, Business kiosk access (boarding pass printing and internet access), Bike and golf club storage,Complimentary access to thousands of newspapers & magazines including the USA Today, The Washington Post, ect. via PressReader.

Additional Lodging Information

  • Additional Guests: There is no extra charge for children up to and including the age of 18 years who share the room with their parents. Additional Guests beyond double occupancy (Ages 19 and up) Sharing the Room: $50 Per Night. Maximum Occupancy: 3 Adults Per Room
  • Taxes: Currently room rates are subject to the following taxes: Occupancy Tax at 12%, County Assessment Tax at 2%, California Tourism Assessment Tax at 0.25%. All taxes are subject to change.
  • Resort Fee: Waived for MCE attendees staying within the group block.

Parking – Self-parking is complimentary for MCE Conferences Attendees.

Lodging Deposit – A Credit Card is used at the time of booking to guarantee your reservation. Balance due to the hotel upon arrival.

Lodging Cancellations – Terms and conditions as per MCE’s room allotment agreement with conference lodging venue:

  • Cancellation made 31 days or more prior to arrival: A full refund will be issued.
  • Cancellation 30 days or less prior to arrival: No refunds will be issued.
  • No-shows and early departures are considered a cancellation: No refunds will be issued.

All lodging cancellations must be made directly with the lodging venue. Please refer to your lodging confirmation for contact information and policies.

Register & Book Your Lodging Early! The MCE reduced room rates will be available to registered attendees up until April 1, 2020 (based on availability). Our allotment for reduced room rates may sell out before this date. We urge you to secure your lodging reservation as early as possible. Reduced rates will also be offered 3 nights pre and post program dates (based on availability).

Room Reservation Guidelines – The lodging reservation link has been created for the MCE Conference continuing medical education program, and only guests that are registered for this CME conference are eligible to use this site in order to access discounted rooms and/or theme park tickets (if applicable).

  • Attendees must register within (7) seven days of booking MCE discounted lodging to avoid cancellations or increased nightly rates (depending on Hotel/Resort policy).
  • We allow a maximum of 2 room reservations per registered attendee, based on availability and rates at the time of booking.
  • Rooms and/or tickets (if applicable) cannot be purchased for the purpose of, or with the intention of being resold.
  • All reservations must be made under the registered attendee’s’ name, as all reservations and ticket orders (if applicable) will be audited against the CME program registration list. Should it be necessary, we reserve the right to contact you to request proof of registration. If it is discovered that the reservation and/or ticket order is not for an MCE Conferences participant, the reservations and/or ticket order may be cancelled or modified based on the Hotel/Resort policy, and deposits may not be eligible for a refund.

Please note: In order to provide a quality and interactive CME program, MCE Conferences will limit the amount of registrations per conference.

Additional Travel Information

Airport Information

San Francisco International (SFO)
Distance: 56.3 miles
Time: 1 hour 18 minutes

Oakland International (OAK)
Distance: 56.6 miles
Time: 1 hour 11 minutes

Sacramento International (SMF)
Distance: 76.4 miles
Time: 1 hour 26 mins

Sonoma County Airport (STS)
Distance: 36.0 miles
Time: 47 minutes

San Jose International Airport (SJC)
Distance: 84.7 miles
Time: 1 hour 37 minutes

Airport Transportation – To make your airport transfer reservation, please click on the following links:

Sonoma Taxi: 707-889-1266 Click Here

Napa Airporter: 707-252-1900 Click Here

Groundlink Private Car Service – Conference attendees will receive a 15% discount on airport transfer fares when they Click Here and enter the Promo Code: MCEREBATE when booking online, using the mobile app, or calling 877-546-6903.

Please Note: In order to receive 15% off both portions of your Groundlink trip, guests will need to book each way separately.

Car Rental – To make your discounted car rental reservation, please click on the following links:
(please note: car rental company availability may differ based on airport/ destination)

  • AVIS – Click Here and enter G028287 in the “AWD Number” box to receive the Group Discount.
  • Budget – Click Here
  • Enterprise – Click Here and enter XZB6145 to receive the MCE Conferences Group Discount.
  • Hertz – Click Here and check the “Enter a Discount or Promo Code” and “I am a Corporate Customer” boxes. Enter 2086989 in the “Discount/CDP/Club Code” box to receive the Group Discount.
  • National – Click Here and enter XZB6145 under Contract ID to receive Group Discount

Special Assistance – MCE’s policy is to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If special arrangements are necessary for an individual with a disability to attend a conference, please contact our office at 1-888-533-9031.

Please Note: MCE is not associated with the third party services listed herein and shall not be liable for any services of such third party providers.

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