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Update in Headache 2022

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

November 19, 2022

Loews Chicago Hotel

455 North Park Drive
Chicago, IL 60611 United States


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Conference Information

Venue Location:

Loews Chicago Hotel 
Wright Ballroom
455 North Park Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 840-6600

View or Download Meeting Space Floor Plan (coming soon)

  • Wright Ballroom 1-3: General Session
  • Wright Ballroom Foyer: Refreshments & Exhibits
  • Sullivan Ballroom: Breakfast/Lunch Program



Attendees must register for Update in Headache 2022 to book room reservations at the discounted group rate at the Loews Chicago Hotel in Downtown Chicago, IL. The discounted group rate starts at $189.00 per night 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 28, 2022.

Hotel Address:

Loews Chicago Hotel 
455 North Park Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone #: (312) 840-6600
Hotel Reservations #: (877) 868-8232

Things To Do:

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Kick-off the holiday season with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. For more details visit the Magnificent Mile.

Program Schedule: Saturday, November 19, 2022

See below for current lecture topics; the agenda is still in the works! Please check back for updates.

6:30 AM: Registration Check-in, Exhibits & Breakfast

7:40 AM: Welcome – Merle L, Diamond, MD
7:45 AM: Migraine, Chronic Migraine, & Medication Overuse Headache: Epidemiology & Diagnosis – Merle L, Diamond, MD
8:30 AM: Migraine Pathophysiology – Mark W. Green, MD, FAAN
9:00 AM: Migraine Prevention: How Do We Decide? – Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
9:30 AM: Acute Migraine Treatment – Amit Masih, MD
10:00 AM: Current Treatment Tools & Devices – Amit Masih, MD
10:30 AM: Discussion + Q&A

10:45 AM: Refreshment Break

11:00 AM: Gender Issues in Migraine – Jan Brandes, MD
11:30 AM: Secondary Headaches – Mark W. Green, MD, FAAN
12:00 PM: Cardiovascular Risk Factors & Migraine – Robert G. Kaniecki, MD
12:30 PM: Discussion + Q&A

12:45 PM: Refreshment Break
1:00 PM: Lunch Break

2:00 PM: Cluster Headaches & TACs – George J. Urban, MD
2:30 PM: Infusions & Rescues – Traci Purath, MD
3:00 PM: How To Rescue Our Patients: Dialogue & Choices – Jennifer DelMonaco, PA-C
3:30 PM: Inpatient Migraine – Christopher Rhyne, MD
4:00 PM: Pediatric Migraine – Jack Gladstein, MD
4:30 PM: EDS, Mast Cells & Integrative Therapies – Wade M. Cooper, DO
5:00 PM: Physical Therapy for the Headache Patient – Mark Greco, DPT
5:30 PM: Discussion + Q&A
5:45 PM: Adjournment

Faculty Speakers

DHCREF thanks you for participating as a Faculty Speaker for Update in Headache 2022. 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 09/16/2022):


PowerPoint Presentation (due 11/01/2022):

Please submit your unlocked PowerPoint Presentation (.ppt or .pptx) for each of your assigned lectures. Please submit before or by 11/01/2022 to Jacquelyn Fernandez at jfernandez@diamondheadache.com.



Please complete your Faculty Room Reservation Form as soon as possible so that we may update your reservation details at Loews Chicago Hotel. 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 Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Primary Care Network (PCN) and the Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation. Primary Care Network is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Primary Care Network designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.


This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 8.50 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.


To receive your CME certificate or you certificate of participation, you must complete the Primary Care Network online evaluation form at http://primarycarenetwork.org/update-in-headache_2022/. Your certificate will populate immediately upon completion of the evaluation so please be ready to print and/or save your certificate at that time. Primary Care Network will also send you a copy of your certificate to the email address provided on the evaluation form. The deadline to complete the online evaluation and obtain your certificate is 12/02/2022. Please be sure you don’t miss the opportunity to receive credit for your participation.




We are currently not accepting abstract submissions for this conference. Poster presentations will not be available at Update in Headache 2022. Please inquire about the next event for abstract submissions & poster presentations. Contact us at info@dhc-fdn.org.

DHCREF thanks you for participating in Update in Headache 2022. Specific sponsor and exhibitor details will be sent to your company’s primary contact for this event. General exhibitor details will be provided here when available. For reference, this one-day conference includes standard table-top exhibits. If you do not see the information you are looking for, please contact your General Congress Coordinator or email us at info@dhc-fdn.org

Exhibitor Registrations

All industry and sponsors attending the event must register as either Industry Attendee or Industry Exhibitor. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation receipt and booking link. The amount of complimentary registrations is dependent on sponsor level (see below). Registration coupon code is NOV2022*** followed by the first 3 letters of your company’s name (Ex for Diamond Headache Clinic: NOV2022DIA).

Complimentary Registrations per Metallic Sponsor:
Platinum: 10
Gold: 6
Silver: 4
Bronze: 2

Registration List as of 11/18/2022: Download >>

Sponsor and Exhibitor General Information:

Loews Chicago Hotel 
Wright Ballroom
455 North Park Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 840-6600

Floor Plan: Coming Soon – Check Back For Updates

Exhibitor Move-in & Move-out:
Move-in: Friday – 11/18/2022
Check-in/Badge Pick-up: Saturday – 11/19/2022 @ 6:30 AM
Move-out: Saturday – 11/19/2022 @ 5:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Exhibit Show Hours: During Refreshment Breaks (refer to Program Agenda)


Booth Information:

Booth Size:
8 x 8 ft
Booth Type: 
Standard Tabletop

***For all Booth Packages or Items: Please deliver to the Loews Chicago Hotel by November 16, 2022. DO NOT send booth materials to DHCREF. Only meeting bag inserts should be sent to DHCREF. Any booth items sent to DHCREF will not be delivered to the Loews Chicago Hotel.

Booth Materials/Packages must be delivered to:
Loews Chicago Hotel 
ATTN: Laura Sconyers
Wright Ballroom
455 North Park Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Meeting Bag Inserts:

Please ship a quantity of 225 per meeting bag insert for delivery on Tuesday – November 1, 2022. Shipping packages must be labeled “Meeting Bag Insert”. Unlabeled packages will not be included in the meeting bags.

View or Download Meeting Bag Instructions

Allowable Amount of Inserts per Metallic Sponsor:
Platinum: up to 5 insertions
Gold: up to 3 insertion
Silver: up to 2 insertions
Bronze: up to 1 insertion

Size Limit of Each Insertion: 8.5 x 11
Required Quantity per Insertion: 225
Deliver By: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Deliver to:
Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation

1460 N. Halsted Street, Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60642


Airpod Raffle:

Attendees may opt to participate in an Airpod Raffle. To enter, attendees are required to visit every booth and have their raffle card hole-punched by an exhibitor. Attendees may start at any exhibit. At check-in, you will receive raffle cards and a hole-puncher.

View or Download Airpod Raffle Flyer


Product Theater, Symposia and Workshop Information:

If your company is sponsoring or hosting a scheduled Breakfast or Lunch Product Theater, Symposia, or Workshop, please see additional information via the links below:

Location: Sullivan Ballroom A-C

Event Contact: Laura Sconyers (Manager, Conference Services)

Catering Menus: View Here

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