Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2010 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2010
Registration Date: Oct 15, 2010
Early Registration Date: Sep 15, 2010
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Description

This conference features a premier teaching faculty of clinician-researchers who present a comprehensive three-day curriculum on best practices for treating an array of psychiatric disorders. Emphasis is placed on the practical translation of advances in psychopharmacology to the everyday care of patients.

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of the course, participants should be able to:

1. Review the biological underpinnings of psychiatric illnesses and of
the rationale for the use of pharmacotherapeutic treatments

2. Recognize evidence-based pharmacological approaches for the
treatment of psychiatric disorders

3. Analyze the most common side effects of pharmacotherapeutic
treatments

4. Employ pharmacotherapeutic treatment strategies of psychiatric
disorders integrated with multi-disciplinary approaches
AgendaAgenda and faculty are subject to change without notice.
Friday, October 15, 2010

7:00AM – 7:45AM Continental Breakfast
America Foyer, Fourth Floor, Westin Hotel
7:15AM – 7:45AM Registration
America Foyer, Fourth Floor, Westin Hotel
7:45AM – 8:00AM Introduction

Course Directors

8:00AM – 9:00AM The Treatment of Bipolar Depression: Diagnosis and Long-Term Treatment
Gary Sachs, MD
9:00AM – 10:00AM Bipolar Disorder: Principles and Practice

Roy Perlis, MD, MSc

10:00AM – 10:15AM Coffee Break

10:15AM – 11:15AM General Treatment of Depression

Andrew Nierenberg, MD

11:15AM – 12:15PM Treatment-Resistant Depression
Maurizio Fava, MD
12:15PM – 1:45PM Lunch Break (On Your Own)

1:45PM – 2:15PM Panel Question & Answer: Ask the Experts

Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD, Maurizio Fava, MD, and Andrew Nierenberg, MD


2:15PM – 3:00PM The Course and Treatment of Depression During Pregnancy
Lee S. Cohen, MD
3:00PM – 3:15PM Coffee Break

3:15PM – 4:00PM Postpartum Mood Disorders

Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD


4:00PM – 4:45PM Eating Disorders

Esther Dechant, MD

4:45PM – 6:00PM Dinner (On Your Own)

6:00PM – 8:00PM Friday Evening Seminars Seminars will be given at 6:00 P.M. and repeated at 7:00 P.M. unless otherwise noted. Participants may sign up for two seminars.

1. The Biology of Addictions: Implications for New Treatments -
A. Eden Evins, MD, MPH

2. The Biology of Mood Disorders - Dan Iosifescu, MD

3. Challenges in the Outpatient Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorders - Martha Kane, PhD and John Kelly, PhD

4. The Biology of Anxiety: Implications for Treatment - Mohammed Milad, PhD and Sabine Wilhelm, PhD

5. Natural Medications for Psychiatric Disorders - David Mischoulon, MD, PhD

6. The Neurobiology of Schizophrenia - Dost Ongur, MD, PhD

7. Suicide - Theodore Stern, MD

8. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Augment Psychopharmacological Therapy - Steve Safren, PhD

9. Psychopharmacology of Sleep Disorders - Jeffrey M. Ellenbogen, MD, MMSc

10. Menopausal Depression and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder - Marlene Freeman, MD



Saturday, October 16, 2010

7:30AM – 8:00AM Continental Breakfast

America Foyer, Fourth Floor, Westin Hotel

8:00AM – 8:45AM Pediatric-Onset Mood Disorders
Janet Wozniak, MD
8:45AM – 9:45AM The Art of Managing Side Effects: Antidepressants and Antipsychotic Agents

David Mischoulon, MD, PhD and David C. Henderson, MD



9:45AM – 10:00AM Coffee Break

10:00AM – 11:00AM Panic Disorder/PTSD
Mark Pollack, MD
11:00AM – 12:00PM Generalized Anxiety Disorder/ Social Anxiety Disorder
Naomi Simon, MD
12:00PM – 1:15PM Lunch Break (On Your Own)

1:15PM – 2:15PM The Treatment of Psychotic Disorders: Part I
Donald Goff, MD
2:15PM – 3:00PM The Treatment of Psychotic Disorders: Part II
Oliver Freudenreich, MD
3:00PM – 3:15PM Coffee Break

3:15PM – 4:15PM Treatment of ADHD
Timothy Wilens, MD
4:15PM – 5:00PM Updates in Geriatric Psychopharmacology
Feyza Marouf, MD

Sunday, October 17, 2010

7:30AM – 8:00AM Continental Breakfast
America Foyer, Fourth Floor

8:00AM – 8:45AM Pharmacotherapy of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
Michael Jenike, MD
8:45AM – 9:30AM Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment
Deborah Blacker, MD, ScD
9:30AM – 9:45AM Coffee Break

9:45AM – 10:30AM The Treatment of Addictive Disorders: Part I: Alcoholism and Opitate Dependence
John Renner, Jr., MD
10:30AM – 11:15AM The Treatment of Addictive Disorders: Part II
A. Eden Evins., MD, MPH
11:15AM – 12:15PM Liability Prevention in Psychopharmacology
Ronald Schouten, MD, JD
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch Break (On Your Own)

1:15PM – 2:15PM Drug Interactions
Jonathan Alpert, MD, PhD
2:15PM – 3:15PM Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders
Darin Dougherty, MD, MSc
3:15PM – 3:15PM Adjourn


FacultyCOURSE DIRECTORS:
Jerrold F. Rosenbaum, MD, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital; Stanley Cobb Professor of Psychiatry Harvard Medical School

Maurizio Fava, MD, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


ADDITIONAL FACULTY:
Jonathan E. Alpert, MD, PhD, Clinical Director, Department of Psychiatry, Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Co-Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Deborah Blacker, MD, ScD, Director, Gerontology Research Unit; Mass General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Lee S. Cohen, MD, Director, Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinical Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Esther J. Dechant, MD, Medical Director, Klarman Eating Disorders Center, McLean Hospital; Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MSc, Director, Neurotherapeutics Division, Department of Psychiatry, Director, Mood Disorders Section, Associate Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Group, Director, Medical Education, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute and Co-Director , Trichotillomania Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital;Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey M. Ellenbogen, MD, MMSc, Chief, Division of Sleep Medicine, & Director, Sleep Laboratory, Neurology Department, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School

A. Eden Evins, MD, MPH, Director, Addiction Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Marlene Freeman, MD, Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Lecturer, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Oliver Freudenreich, MD, Director, First Episode and Early Psychosis Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Donald Goff, MD, Director, Schizophrenia Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

David C. Henderson, MD, Associate Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Dan V. Iosifescu, MD, Director of Neurophysiology Studies, Depression Clinical and Research Program; Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Michael Jenike, MD, Founder, OCD Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital; Medical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital OCD Institute; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Martha T. Kane, PhD, Clinical Director, Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor, Harvard Medical School

John F. Kelly, PhD, Associate Director of Center for Addiction Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Feyza E. Marouf, MD, Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital

Mohammed R. Milad, PhD, Director, Neuroscience Lab, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

David Mischoulon, MD, PhD, Director of Research and Alternative Remedy Studies, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Associate Director, Depression Clinical and Research Program, Co-Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Ruta Nonacs, MD, PhD, Clinical Assistant, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor in Psychaitry, Harvard Medical School

Dost Ongur, MD, PhD, Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Program, McLean Hospital; Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Roy Perlis, MD, MSc, Medical Director, Bipolar Clinical and Research Program; Director, Pharmacogenetics Research, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Mark H. Pollack, MD, Director, Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

John A. Renner, Jr., MD, Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Boston VA Healthcare System; Consultant, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

Gary Sachs, MD, Director, Bipolar Mood Disorder Program at Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Steve Safren, PhD, Director of Behavioral Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

Ronald Schouten, MD, JD, Director, Law & Psychiatry Service, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Naomi Simon, MD, Associate Director, Center for Anxiety and Taruamtic Stress Disorders, Director, Complicated Grief Program, Massachusetts General Hospital;Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Theodore Stern, MD, Chief, Avery D. Weisman Psychiatry Consultation Service, Massachusetts General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Timothy E. Wilens, MD, Director of Adolescent Substance Abuse Services, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, Director, OCD and Related Disorders Program, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Janet Wozniak, MD, Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Clinical and Research Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
General InformationSPECIAL NEEDS:
The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Department is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you would like to attend this conference and require any special accommodations, please contact Leslie Ryysylainen at 203.840.5473 or via email lryysylainen@reedmeded.com.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
An administrative fee of $75 is deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received in writing no later than 30 business days (September 3, 2010) prior to the course. NO refunds will be made thereafter.


Facility InformationACCOMMODATIONS:
Hotel rooms in Boston are limited. You are urged to make your reservations early. A limited number of rooms have been reserved on a first come-first serve basis at The Westin Copley Place until September 30, 2010, telephone: 617.262.9600 or 800.228.3000. Please specify that you are registered for this course to receive a reduced rate of $287 plus tax per night. Please note there is a limited number of rooms available at this discounted price.

For other hotels in the Boston area, please click here: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=hotels+boston%2C+ma



AccreditationThis activing has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of McLean Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Reed Medical Education. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicans.


CREDIT DESIGNATION
Physicians: McLean Hospital designates this continuing medical educational activity for a maximum of 22.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists and maintains responsibility for this program. This offering meets the criteria 22.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists.


Nurses: This educational activity has been submitted for approval of continuing education hours to the to the New Hampshire Nurses Association's Commission on Continuing Education, an accredited approver of Continuing Nursing Education, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Social Workers: Social workers who would like to know if the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers has issued this course an authorization number for CE credits needed for relicensure may call (866) 644-7792 or email mghsupport@reedmeded.com.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE
As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of the McLean Hospital to require the disclosure of anyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity. All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of each activity. Faculty disclosures for each presenter will be listed with their biographical information.

RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT OF INTEREST (COI)
McLean Hospital has implemented a process to resolve COI for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, the McLean Hospital has resolved the conflict by External Content Review

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10 Huntington Avenue
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Massachusetts
United States
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Additional Information

PHYSICIANS/PSYCHOLOGISTS: Early Bird Tuition: * $865 before September 15, 2010 Regular Tuition: * $915 after September 15, 2010 NURSES, SOCIAL WORKERS, OTHER ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, RESIDENTS/FELLOWS-IN-TRAINING: Early Bird Tuition: * $590 before September 15, 2010 Regular Tuition: * $640 after September 15, 2010 * includes cost of syllabus