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Update in Headache 2021

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

November 20

The Westin (Michigan Ave) Chicago, IL

909 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611


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Full Course
MD/DO/PhD/PsyD/DDS/Industry Attendee/Industry Exhibitor
$ 300.00
Full Course
PA/NP/RN/RPh/PharmD/Other Professional
$ 250.00

Conference Information

Venue Location:

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
Great Lakes Grand Ballroom
909 North Michigan Avenue Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 943-7200

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  • Great Lakes Grand Ballroom: General Session
  • Great Lakes Foyer + Ontario/Erie: Refreshments & Exhibits
  • Michigan Ballroom: Breakfast/Lunch Learning Sessions



Attendees must register for Update in Headache 2021 to book room reservations at the discounted group rate at the The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago in Chicago, IL. The discounted group rate is $208.00 per night (single/double occupancy) plus taxes and is based on limited availability. A link to book your room reservation at the group rate will be provided via a confirmation email sent to the email address provided during registration. The deadline to book your room reservation at the group rate is Thursday, October 21, 2021.

Hotel Address:

The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
909 North Michigan Avenue Chicago
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 943-7200

The agenda is still in the works! See below for a tentative schedule of lecture topics. Please check back for more updates!


Lecture Topics (Tentative):

  • Migraine, Chronic Migraine & Medication Overuse Headache: Diagnosis & Epidemiology
  • Migraine Pathophysiology
  • Migraine Prevention: Where We Are & Treatment Paradigms
  • Acute Migraine Treatment
  • How Do We Create Our Toolbox
  • Gender Issues in Migraine
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors & migraine
  • Secondary Headache Disorders
  • Cluster Headaches and TACs
  • Infusions & Rescues
  • Inpatient Migraine
  • High & Low Pressure Headaches
  • Pediatric Migraine
  • Integrative Therapies

DHCREF thanks you for participating as a Faculty Speaker for Update in Headache 2021. Faculty Speaker details and information will be sent to the Speaker via email once details have been finalized. All action items, forms and slides should be sent to Jacquelyn Fernandez at jfernandez@diamondheadache.com by the indicated deadlines. Please see below for general information. If you do not see the information you are looking for, please contact Jacquelyn Fernandez. 


Required Documents and Forms (due 09/01/2021):

  • DHCREF CME Presenter Consent Form
  • Updated CV
  • PCN Disclosure Form
  • Faculty Room Reservation Form
  • Updated Form W-9


PowerPoint Presentation (due 10/15/2021):

Please submit your unlocked PowerPoint Presentation (.ppt or .pptx) for each of your assigned lectures. Please submit before or by 10/15/2021 to Jacquelyn Fernandez.



Please complete your Faculty Room Reservation Form as soon as possible so that we may update your reservation details at The Westin Michigan Avenue. Fees for additional guests or extra nights will not be covered by DHCREF – please note that additional room guests (18 years or older) may have an additional fee per person, per night. You will receive a confirmation number via email once it has been updated according to your reservation form


Travel Arrangements:

To book your airline reservation, please contact Barbara Witkowski at Rex Travel. Please indicate that you are a speaker for DHCREF. To obtain the best possible rate, we ask that you book your airline reservation at least 30 days in advance. All reservations will be reviewed & paid by DHCREF. Any changes made after the reservation has been approved/ticketed will not be covered by DHCREF unless pre-approved.

  • Travel Agency: Rex Travel (Virtuoso Member)
  • Travel Consultant: Barbara Witkowski
  • Phone: (312) 641-6633

Email: barbara@rextravel.com

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing MedicalEducation (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Care Network and the Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation. 

Primary Care Network is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

We are currently not accepting abstract submissions. Poster presentations will not be available at Update in Headache 2021. Please see the 35th Annual Practicing Physician’s Approach to the Difficult Headache Patient for abstract submissions & poster presentations.


DHCREF thanks you for participating in Update in Headache 2021. Specific sponsor and exhibitor details will be sent to your company’s primary contact for this event. Details for this event are still in process. Please check back for updates or email us at info@dhc-fdn.org.

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