32nd Annual Practicing Physician's Approach to the Difficult Headache Patient (Carlsbad, CA)
February 15 -18, 2019

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa

Presented by:

Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation
Diamond Inpatient Headache Unit at Presence Saint Joseph Hospital

Course registration deadline:

Enrollment is limited to 250 registrants. The deadline for course registration is February 8, 2019 or sooner based on availability.

Registration rates (discounted for a limited time only):

$550.00 $450.00 (MD/DO/PhD/PsyD/DDS/Pharma Industry) – 4 day registration
$450.00 $350.00 (PA/NP/RN/RPh/PharmD/Other Health Prof) – 4 day registration
$150.00 – Daily Rate * Number of days attending

Attendee Guests / Accompanying Persons:

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, exhibit hall, etc.) are exclusively reserved for registered attendees. Non-registered guests (including children, family, or colleagues, etc.) are not allowed in the event areas. We respectfully ask that no children be brought to the meeting room as a courtesy to the speakers and other meeting attendees.


A $100.00 processing fee will be charged for all cancellations. All requests for cancellations should be sent by email to jdeleon@diamondheadache.com. No refunds available after February 1, 2019.

Attendee No-Shows:

No refunds or credits will be given to "no-shows".

Industry-Supported Learning Sessions and Medical Training Workshops:

Friday, February 15, 2019 (12:15PM – 1:15PM): Lunch Product Theater
Location: Costa Del Sol Ballroom - Salon D
Presented by: Merle L. Diamond, MD

Friday, February 15, 2019 (5:00PM – 7:00PM): Workshop
Location: Costa Del Sol Ballroom - Salon C
Presented by: Wade Cooper, DO, FACN

Saturday, February 16, 2019 (12:30PM – 1:30PM): Lunch Product Theater
Location: Costa Del Sol Ballroom - Salon D
Presented by: Merle L. Diamond, MD

Saturday, February 16, 2019 (4:30PM – 6:30PM): Workshop
Location: Costa Del Sol Ballroom - Salon C
Presented by: Jack D. Schim, MD

Call for Abstracts: CLOSED

Abstract submissions will open on Monday, October 8, 2018. The deadline for submission is Sunday, December 9, 2018 by 11:59 PM (Central). All abstracts received will be reviewed by the Review Committee and if accepted for poster presentation, notifications will be sent to authors via email by Thursday, December 13, 2018. Poster presentations will be displayed throughout the course. Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the author(s) to present their work over the four-day course. All posters should be mounted by 6:00 PM on Thursday, February 14, 2018.


Venue Location & Hotel Information:

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
2100 Costa Del Mar Road
Carlsbad, California 92009
Resort Website

Venue Offerings & Featured Resort Activities Information:

- Complimentary Self-Parking available.
- Overnight Valet Parking is $28.00.

Hotel Reservations:

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa(SOLD OUT)

Accommodations at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa are completely sold out. We encourage you to make an alternative reservation at the following property listed below. You will need to register for the course to be able to book your room under the special group rate. The deadline for discounted room reservations is Friday, February 1, 2019 and is based on availability. 

Courtyard San Diego Carlsbad ($136 USD per night)
- Complimentary Shuttle to and from Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
- 48 hr individual cancellation
Book Your Room

Other Reservation Alternatives: you may also book at any of the following properties via the link below (please note the destination is Carlsbad, CA)
Book Your Room

The Diamond Headache Clinic Research & Educational Foundation would like to apologize for the inconvenience and appreciates your flexibility and understanding.
Thank you.