3rd Annual Chair Summit - The Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development (Chair Summit 2010)

Venue: Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 26, 2010 End Date/Time: Aug 29, 2010
Registration Date: Aug 26, 2010
Early Registration Date: Aug 01, 2010
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Save the Date! CME Outfitters Announces 3rd Annual Chair Summit, August 26-29, 2010, Chicago, IL. New Faculty, Agenda, and Topic Updates

Register now to obtain early bird savings; attendance limited to first 300 participants

Rockville, MD – July 16, 2010 -- CME Outfitters, LLC, (CMEO) an accredited provider of multidisciplinary continuing education (CE), in co-sponsorship with USF Health, an ACCME-accredited provider of continuing medical education (CME), announces the topics and presenting faculty for the 3rd Annual Chair Summit - The Master Class for Neuroscience Professional Development.

This important initiative is generating well-deserved attention and interest, but space is limited to the first 300 registrants. For the most current information or to register online, please visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/CMPR461. Full disclosure of faculty relationships will be made available online prior to the premiere date of this activity.

Scheduled for August 26 through August 29, 2010, the 3rd Annual Chair Summit will take place at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, IL. The 3rd Annual Chair Summit is an intensive 3½-day master class in a variety of tracks related to the neurosciences. Each track features presentations delivered by department chairs from the United States' most renowned academic institutions.

Confirmed presenting faculty include:
• Mark S. Gold, MD, University of Florida College of Medicine & McKnight Brain Institute
• Wayne K. Goodman, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
• Ned H. Kalin, MD, University of Wisconsin - Madison
• W. Vaughn McCall, MD, MS, Wake Forest University Health Sciences
• Merry N. Miller, MD, East Tennessee State University
• Meera Narasimhan, MD, University of South Carolina School of Medicine
• Alan F. Schatzberg, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
• Russell E. Scheffer, MD, University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
• S. Charles Schulz, MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
• Stephen M. Strakowski, MD, UCCOM Center for Imaging Research, Brain Imaging Center at the Lindner Center of HOPE

Faculty Disclosure:
USF Health adheres to the ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of USF Health that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflict(s) of interest are resolved, and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.

The topics selected for the conference represent educational gaps identified in a recent CMEO needs survey, data from recent literature reviews, the latest evidence on the advances in the field, and recent updates to treatment guidelines. Participants can choose educational tracks based on their identified educational needs and interests. Topics include Alzheimers Disease, Adolescent-Onset Schizophrenia, Managing Fibromyalgia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Stigma in Severe Mental Illness, and Women's Health. A comprehensive list of topics can be found online.

Thursday, August 26, 2010
11:00–1:00 - Registration/Check-In
1:00–1:15 - 3rd Annual Chair Summit Welcome
1:30–5:30 - Plenary Sessions
5:30–7:00 - Reception/Presentation of 3rd Annual Chair Achievement Award

Friday, August 27, 2010
8:30–8:45 - Open/Recap
8:45–10:30 - Plenary Sessions
10:30–12:15 - Choice of "Ask the Chair" Breakout Sessions
12:15–1:30 - Lunch Symposium
1:30–3:15 - Plenary Sessions
3:15–5:00 - Choice of "Ask the Chair" Breakout Sessions
5:00–5:50 - Plenary Sessions

Saturday, August 28, 2010
8:30–8:45 - Open/Recap
8:45–10:30 - Plenary Sessions
10:30–12:05 - Choice of Chart Review Sessions
12:05–1:30 - Lunch: Recap of Chart Review Best Practices
1:30–6:00 - Plenary Sessions

Sunday, August 29, 2010
8:30–8:45 - Open/Recap
8:45–11:30 - Plenary Sessions
11:30 - Adjournment

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:
• Analyze the latest research and clinical data regarding various psychiatric disorders.
• Evaluate the application of evidence-based data in your clinical practice.
• Translate evidence into improved clinical performance to improve outcomes of patients.

Target Audience:
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, certified case managers, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in mental health.

Financial Support:
This continuing education activity is co-sponsored by USF Health and CME Outfitters, LLC, and supported by educational grants from various organizations. Disclosures of financial supporters will be posted online as they become available.

Credit Information:
This activity offers CE credit for:
• Physicians (ACCME/AMA PRA Category 1™)
• Nurses (CNE)
• Pharmacists (ACPE)
• Social Workers (NASW)
• Certified Case Managers (CCMC)
All other clinicians will either receive a CME Attendance Certificate or may choose any of the types of CE credit being offered.

Registration fees:
Early bird registration - $299
(available for one month after registration opens)

Standard registration - $349
(until capacity is reached; call for space availability)

Group registration - up to $25 off
Groups of 2 to 4: $10 off each registration
Groups of 5 or more: $25 off each registration

Previous Chair Summit participants - $249

Military personnel, medical students, residents - 50% off current rate
(proof of status required)

About CME Outfitters:
CME Outfitters, LLC, develops and distributes live, recorded, print, and web-based educational activities to thousands of clinicians each year and offers expert accreditation services for non-accredited organizations. For a complete catalog of certified activities, please visit http://www.cmeoutfitters.com, http://www.neuroscienceCME.com, or call 877.CME.PROS (877.263.7767).

About USF Health (University of South Florida):
USF Health produces educational activities that are scientifically valid, free of commercial bias, and based on the principles of adult learning. These activities are developed around specific needs related to gaps in competence, performance, and/or patient outcomes, and, whenever possible, offer education delivered in settings best suited to the intended results.

Contact: Jessica Primanzon
CME Outfitters, LLC
614.328.4508 direct
240.243.1033 fax


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