The Mayo Clinic Education Center creates an ideal environment for medical learners to participate in education and training about the most up-to-date techniques and biomedical advances. Located directly adjacent to Mayo Clinic Hospital campus in Phoenix, Ariz., just west of the main hospital entrance; and only four miles from The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa and walking distance to Residence Inn.
Transportation is provided from the Education Center to the dissection lab at Mayo Clinic Center for Procedural Innovation in Scottsdale for faculty and lab participants.
Traveling to the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix is easy. The campus is located in northeast Phoenix, Arizona at East Mayo Blvd. and 56th Street. Directions are available on Mayo Clinic’s website. In addition, you may obtain a street map or a campus map to locate parking, as well as campus way-finding.
A wide variety of travel and transportation options are available.
Some additional options include:
Ground Transportation: Hertz offers a reduced daily rate for participants attending the course. Call 800-654-2240 (toll-free) or visit Hertz online and refer to the exclusive CV Number 03NR0008 when making reservations. Special rates include unlimited mileage. Advance reservations are recommended as cars are subject to availability.
Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.
Scottsdale offers both the means and the mindset to venture forth into the great outdoors to pursue a favorite pastime or take up a new activity. Year-round sunny skies allow for ample hiking or biking through the dramatic Sonoran Desert landscape. Or enjoy a journey into the majestic McDowell Mountains on horseback to experience the city's Western heritage.
If you're not a landlubber, take to the skies in a hot air balloon. There are more than 200 golf courses in Maricopa County waiting to test your skills. Major League Baseball spring training starts this time of year.
If indoor activities are more your style, you'll find an endless array of shopping malls, boutiques, and outlets to keep your fashion taste buds tantalized. And when you've exhausted all the shopping you can manage, a multitude of fine dining establishments are just waiting to whisk you away from the cares of the day into a virtual culinary paradise … everything from Italian, Mexican, steak and seafood, to French, Cuban, Greek and Mediterranean.
The Valley of the Sun is known for its many resorts and hotels offering a variety of conveniences and amenities, including shimmering, turquoise pools with expansive water features, award-winning restaurants, spas and golf courses, and breathtaking views of Camelback Mountain, the McDowell Mountains and Sonoran Desert.
The establishments listed below are just a couple of options that are close to the Mayo Clinic Education Center that may be of interest; inclusion does not imply endorsement by Mayo Clinic.
The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa
6902 East Greenway Parkway
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
480-624-1000 or 800-354-5892 (toll-free)
Located only four miles from the Mayo Clinic Education Center, The Westin Kierland Resort and Spa is a AAA Four Diamond Resort features a full-service spa, championship golf, award winning dining and upscale shopping. Kierland Commons is a wealth of restaurants, sidewalk shops and lively night life walking distance to the resort.
A limited block of guest rooms are reserved for attendees with a special course rate of $259 per night. Group rates are honored three days prior, and three days following the course dates, based upon space availability. To make your reservation, call 480-624-1000 or 800-354-5892 (toll-free) or you may book online. Early reservations are recommended.
Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic
5665 East Mayo Blvd.
Phoenix, AZ 85054
480-563-1500 or 800-331-3131 (toll-free)
Conveniently located on the Mayo Clinic Hospital campus, the Residence Inn Phoenix Desert View at Mayo Clinic offers spacious suites, complimentary hot buffet breakfast (6 to 9 a.m. daily), high-speed internet access, fitness facilities, swimming pool, a business center, and free parking. Check-in time starts at 3 p.m.; check-out time is noon.
A block of rooms at a special group rate of $139 per night, plus applicable state and local taxes, is available for course participants and guests. Group rates will apply prior to and after the course dates, based on room availability.
To make your reservations at the Residence Inn, call 480-563-1500 or 800-331-3131 (toll-free), and ask for Mayo Clinic’s corporate rate.
Attendees are responsible for their own reservations. Hotel rooms near the Education Center at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Arizona are limited. You are urged to make your reservations early. The standard hotel reservation cancellation policy applies to individual reservations unless otherwise specified.