Non-Malignant Hematology Conference

October 8-9, 2021 | In-person or via livestream

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 E. Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904

Presented by: Mayo Clinic Laboratories

This conference will use didactic lectures and case studies, the overall objective of this program is to provide an update on interpretation and optimal application of standard and evolving test repertoire to diagnose non-malignant blood disorders. Combining the clinical and laboratory experience of our Mayo Clinic faculty, we will illustrate the practical application of testing algorithms derived from the Mayo Clinic practices, and how unnecessary, redundant, and costly laboratory tests can be eliminated while maintaining the highest quality medical care. In addition, we will draw on the expertise of our guest faculty for their views on diagnosis and management of non-malignant blood disorders.

Intended Audience

In addition to primary care specialties like internal medicine and family practice, this conference is designed for specialty providers like hematologists, oncologists, hematopathologists, and pathologists. It’s also well suited for advanced practice providers such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


Upon completion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize clinical presentation of rare bone marrow failure syndromes.
  • Describe the algorithmic strategy for the diagnostic workup of various red blood cell, white blood cell and platelet disorders.
  • Discuss the recent advances in the management of these disorders.

Attendance at this Mayo conference does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures that may be discussed or taught in the courses.



Accreditation Statement

Jointly accredited provider of Inter-professional Continuing Education 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 other activity (live and livestream) for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 10.25 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.

American Academy of Family Physicians

The AAFP has reviewed non-Malignant Hematology Conference and deemed it acceptable for up to 10.25 In-Person, Live (could include online) AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 10/08/2021 to 10/09/2021. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the Clinical Laboratory Sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E.® program. This program has been approved for a maximum of 10 P.A.C.E.® contact hours.

State of California

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of California. This program has been approved for 10 contact hours.

State of Florida

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is approved as a Continuing Education Accrediting Agency for the Clinical Laboratory Sciences for the State of Florida. Florida Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel has designated this program for General-Hematology credit. This program has been approved for 10 contact hours.

Certificate of attendance—Other Health Care Professionals

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

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



FEE (in-person and livestream):
Physicians/Scientists - $300
Residents/Fellows/Allied Health - $200

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation in this conference on or before September 7, 2021, your registration fee less a $75 administrative fee will be refunded. Mayo Clinic Laboratories Education Department must receive written notification of your cancellation. No refunds will be made after September 7, 2021.

Mayo Clinic Laboratories reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Clinic Laboratories must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Clinic Laboratories 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.


Lodging accomodations

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area
10 E. Center Street
Rochester, MN 55904
$195.00 single/double – standard
Book Online
Book by phone: 507-258-5757
Lodging and travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Clinic Laboratories is 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.

Health and Safety

Hilton is committed to providing guests with assurance and industry-leading Hilton CleanStay Program.

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Mayo Clinic Guidelines for Live In-Person Course

Mayo Clinic is closely monitoring COVID-19 prevalence and may adjust live course attendance limits as necessitated by CDC, public health and other relevant guidelines. Attendees are asked to comply with all live course and conference guidelines.

  • Attendees are encouraged to wear masks at all times, properly covering mouth and nose while attending course in-person. 
  • Participants should refrain from consuming food and beverage in meeting rooms or in the General Session.
  • Attendees must maintain 6 feet of social distance as much as possible.
  • In such situations where 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained, assigned seating/seating charts will be used.
  • Hand Sanitation stations and frequent handwashing is encouraged. Meeting surfaces will be thoroughly cleaned by facility staff each evening.
  • Attendees, staff, and faculty are strongly encouraged to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, if able, before participating in in-person courses.
  • Attendees will not be asked to disclose vaccine status.


Rochester, Minnesota, is a friendly city that greets thousands of visitors from around the world each year. The city is served by a modern international airport with multiple flights daily from Chicago, Atlanta, and Minneapolis via American or Delta Airlines. Access to and from the airport is available by taxi, shuttle service, and rental car. The Rochester International Airport (RST) is located approximately 10 miles from downtown, and the Hilton Garden Inn and Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area are both located 15 minutes from the airport.

Attention: Several cities in the United States are named “Rochester.” When you make airline reservations and check your baggage, be sure that your destination is Rochester, Minnesota (RST), and that your baggage has been properly tagged.

For participants flying into the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP), below is additional information regarding shuttle services.

Groome Transportation provides shuttle service between the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP) and Rochester. For reservations, call Groome at 507-280-9270. Check the shuttle schedule.

Rochester Shuttle Service offers 12 daily shuttles serving Mayo Clinic and all Rochester hotels to and from the Minneapolis–St. Paul International Airport (MSP). For reservations, call Rochester Shuttle Service at 507-216-6354 or visit the website.


For companies interested in exhibit opportunities at this conference, please contact Janice Bergquist at or 507-266-0430.


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