The 33rd Annual Practicing Physician's Approach to the Difficult Headache Patient (San Diego, CA)
February 14 -17, 2020

Marriott Marquis 
San Diego Marina
333 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101 USA

Presented by:

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

Accredited by:

Forefront Collaborative 

Course Registration Deadline:

Enrollment is limited. The deadline to register is February 10, 2020. Registration fees are waived for residents & fellows, please contact Jacquelyn Fernandez at to receive a complementary student registration code. 

Early Bird Registration Rates:
Free Registration & Referral Program:
  • FREE REGISTRATION for Residents & Fellows: use code "FEB20STUDENT" at check-out.
  • Refer a friend/colleague to register to the 33rd Annual Practicing Physician's Approach to the Difficult Headache Patient & receive a $50.00 Amazon Gift Card.
Attendee Guests / Accompanying Persons:

All event activities (including educational sessions, meal functions, stet, 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 No refunds available after February 1, 2020.

Attendee No-Shows:

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

Attendee Check-In/Pre-Registration:

THURS - FEB 13, 2020 (6:00 PM - 8:00 PM): Pre-Registration

Course Schedule:

Call For Abstracts:

The deadline for abstract submissions is Monday, December 30, 2019 by 11:59 PM (CST). Abstracts must be submitted to Jacquelyn Fernandez via e-mail at All abstract submissions will be reviewed by the Review Committee & may be accepted or rejected for poster presentation. Notification of acceptance will be sent to authors via e-mail by the latest, January 7, 2020. 

  • For abstract requirements & details: VIEW HERE
Venue & Hotel Information:

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 West Harbor Drive  San Diego, CA
Hotel Website 

Hotel Reservations:

Conference registrants may book a room reservation at a discounted room rate of $289.00 per night (single/double occupancy), plus taxes & $15.00 daily amenity fee. The number of rooms with reduced rates is limited. The deadline for the discounted room rate is January 22, 2019 and is subject to availability. 

Course registration is required to receive the discounted rate. Instructions to book your room and the reservation link will be emailed to you upon confirmation of registration.

Daily Amenity Fee 
Daily Amentiy fee will be applied on a daily basis to all reservations. This fee covers several amenities such as: 1-hr bicycle rental, 1-hr kayak or paddleboard rental, high-speed internet access in guestroom, instructor led fitness classes, $10.00 food & beverage credit at Starbucks or Exchange & 2 glasses of wine in Marina Kitchen. Covered amenities are subject to change.

Daily Parking: Self Park ($15.00)  |  Valet Parking ($19.00)
Overnight Parking: Self Park ($25.00)  |  Valet Parking ($40.00)
*all parking includes in & out privileges


If you're attending the full course, please select your professional category.

If you're not attending the full course, please select & add to cart each date you plan on attending.