Local Event for Researchers & Clinicians

Aging or Alzheimer's Disease? How to Detect and Diagnose Patients in the Primary Care Setting

Date(s): 
10/27/2014
Location: 
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA 02451
Fees: 
For MD/Psych: $225; For non-MD: $175
Sponsor(s): 

This conference is intended for healthcare providers who work with older adults in primary care settings. Attendees will learn how to distinguish normal aging from Alzheimer's disease or Mild Cognitive Impairment, and ways to develop and implement screening for these individuals in such settings.

More conference information may be found at www.bu.edu/alzresearch/cme/

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Christina DiTerlizzi

Tel:  857-364-2140

Email:  cditerli [ at ] bu [dot] edu

Re-Purposing Diabetes Drugs for Disease and Symptom Modification in Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders

Date(s): 
08/26/2014
Location: 
Conference Room A, Building 149, Masaschusetts General Hospital, 13th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Steven E. Arnold, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Director of the Memory Center at the University of Pennsylvania and the Associate Director of the Alzheimer's Disease Center at the University of Pennsylvania will be our guest speaker at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND)'s Neuroscience Seminar Series. The talk will take place at 11am.

More information regarding the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Kim Kegel, PhD

Tel:  617-724-8754

Can Biomarkers Help to Track the Complexity of Alzheimer's Disease?

Date(s): 
09/15/2014
Location: 
Conference Room D, Building 114, Masaschusetts General Hospital, 16th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Douglas R. Galasko, MD, Professor of the Department of Neurosciences and Director of the Shiley-Marcos Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of California, San Diego, will be our guest speaker at the MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND)'s Neuroscience Seminar Series. The talk will take place at 11am.

More information regarding the event is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Kim Kegel, PhD

Tel:  617-724-8754

Modification of the Disease Process in Mild Cognitive Impairment in High-Dose B Vitamins (VITACOG Trial)

Date(s): 
07/18/2014
Location: 
Boston Medical Center, Conference Room B612 (Robinson), 72 East Concord Street, Boston MA 02118
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

Professors A. David Smith and Helga M. Refsum of the University of Oxford will present the latest updates on the VITACOG trial. Please see attached flyer for more information.

For more information about the Framingham Heart Study, please visit www.framinghamheartstudy.org/index.php

Continuing Education Credits: 
None
Contact Person(s): 

Framingham Heart StudyTel:  508-935-3418

CEDARTREE 2014 Delirium Bootcamp

Date(s): 
10/23/2014 - 10/24/2014
Location: 
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
Fees: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Sponsor(s): 

Researchers interested in delirium or related fields are invited to attend a 2-day intensive course in delirium research hosted by CEDARTREE ('Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging:  Research, Training and Educational Enhancement'). Attendees will learn about pressing topics in delirium research -- from assessment and methodology to novel technologies and interventions -- and network with colleagues and experts in the delirium field.

For more information on CEDARTREE, please visit www.hebrewseniorlife.org/workfiles/IFAR/CEDARTREE/CEDARTREE.pdf. Specific information on the course and an application form to apply for the 2-day course are attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the event's organizers for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Eva M. Schmitt, PhD

Tel:  617-971-5390

Email:  evaschmitt [ at ] hsl [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education: Dementia: A Comprehensive Update

Date(s): 
05/28/2014 - 05/31/2014
Location: 
Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, 138 St. James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116
Fees: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Sponsor(s): 

This popular annual review course is organized by Neurology faculty members of Harvard Medical School who specialize in the treatment and management of cognitive and behavioral disorders in individuals with dementia. This year, there will be an optional new half-day symposium on legal and later-stage, long-term care issues in dementia.

More information may be found on the attached flyer or on the following website:  www.hms-cme.net/342209/

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the attached event flyer for more details
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Medical School Division of Continuing Education

Tel:  617-384-8600

Email:  hms-cme [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

Charles River Association for Memory (CRAM) Spring 2014 Meeting

Date(s): 
03/26/2014
Location: 
Room 130, Boston University School of Education, 2 Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215
Fees: 
Please contact the Association for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This free event will be held from 1-4pm on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, and will feature the following invited speakers who will focus on prefrontal interactions and executive control:

-- Dr. Meno Witter of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology,

-- Dr. Brad R. Postle of the University of Wisconsin,

-- Dr. Mark Laubach of Yale University,

-- Dr. Jeremy K. Seamans of the University of British Columbia

More information may be found at www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~bradd/CRAM_future.html

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please contact the Association for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Contact Email:  cram [ at ] bostonmemory [dot] org

Massachusetts Alzheimer's Disease Research Center's 30th Anniversary Symposium

Date(s): 
09/19/2014
Location: 
Richard B. Simches Research Center, Suite 3.110, Massachusetts General Hospital, 185 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02114
Fees: 
None
Sponsor(s): 

The Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will be celebrating its 30th anniversary with a day-long symposium on Friday, September 19, 2014. All health-care professionals are invited to attend and to register for the event at https://www.phscpd.org/activities/activity-detail/massachusetts-alzheimers-disease-research-centers-30th-anniversary-symposiu

Accreditation:

Partners HealthCare System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

Partners HealthCare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Credits: 
6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Liang Yap, PhD

Tel:  617-726-3987

Email:  lyap [ at ] partners [dot] org

Update on Neurology and Psychiatry of Women: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

Date(s): 
05/15/2014 - 05/16/2014
Location: 
W Boston, 100 Stuart Street, Boston MA 02116
Fees: 
Please see the attached flyer for more information
Sponsor(s): 

This 2-day course will examine gender differences in neurologic and psychiatric diseases during all stages of women's lives, and will include a presentation on women and the risk for Alzheimer's disease.More course information is attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
16.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for Physicians
Contact Person(s): 

Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education

Tel:  617-384-8600

Email:  hms-cme [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

 

2014 Bertarelli Symposium: Neuroengineering: Molecules, Minds and Machines

Date(s): 
01/17/2014 - 01/18/2014
Location: 
Armenise Amphitheater, Harvard Medical School, 1st Floor, 210 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Fees: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Sponsor(s): 

The symposium is organized by the Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience & Neuroengineering, and is a joint venture of Harvard Medical School and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne.

More information about the symposium and the Bertarelli Program may be found at www.hms.harvard.edu/bertarelli/index.html 

A tentative agenda is also attached.

Continuing Education Credits: 
Please check the event's website for more information
Contact Person(s): 

Gail Townsend

Program Manager

Bertarelli Program

Tel:  617-432-1745

Email:  gail_townsend [ at ] hms [dot] harvard [dot] edu

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