Upcoming Medical Conferences in BostonSearch Criteria : United States of America Boston
Oct 21 - 26, 2018 | CME 30.50 | USD $4400 | Boston, Massachusetts
Leadership Strategies for Evolving Health Care Executives is organized by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Executive and Continuing Professional Education (ECPE) and will be held from Oct 21 - 26, 2018 at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is health care executives and emerging leaders in either clinical or nonclinical roles who wish to adapt their knowledge and skills to this constantly changing field, including: CEO, CIO, COO, CMO, Department Chairs/Division Chiefs, Group Practice Executives, Health Care Consultants, Health Systems Executives, Hospital Executives Medical Directors, Nurse Executives, Physician Executives. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 30.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Why You Should Participate? Gain insight into and develop the skills required to lead effectively in the dynamic and fast-changing field of health care. You will learn from distinguished Harvard faculty and network with professionals from prominent organizations. Conference Description : Focusing on management systems specific to health care, this program provides skill building in the critical areas of leadership and management development. The curriculum is designed to develop conflict resolution, operational analysis, employee management, and quality management techniques necessary to achieve individual and organizational objectives. Today’s knowledge base is different from that of even six months ago, and the solutions to tomorrow’s problems are within reach. As a leader in the continuously evolving field of health care, you have the formidable and immediate challenge of creating both short- and long-term strategies. This six-day program will enable you to respond proactively to the rapidly changing health care environment. Conference Highlights : • Leadership sessions on motivation, negotiation, ethics, patient safety, financial management, and more. • Active discussion groups that facilitate the sharing of experiences, address specific challenges and create workplace solutions. • Distinguished Harvard faculty members, complemented by healthcare industry experts. • Professional networking with colleagues from highly regarded organizations. • Harvard Faculty Club reception and dinner, a meeting place for the University’s highest-ranking scholars and dignitaries. Conference Objectives are : • Explore current issues that surround organizational changes, learn systematic methods for identifying target constituencies, and apply approaches to maximize positive acceptance and minimize resistance. • Create a culture of operational excellence in a healthcare organization. • Utilize the necessary tools to gain a firm grasp of your organization’s financial structure to effectively bring your vision to reality. • Use interest-based negotiation, multidimensional problem solving, meta-leadership, and other effective techniques to build collaboration and manage conflicts across complex healthcare systems. • Leverage the skills and processes necessary to transform and lead groups into productive, high-performing teams. • Grow your understanding of the management control activities that provide the formula for financial success. • Develop the crucial qualities, actions, and approaches necessary to be a successful leader. • Understand new emerging areas in patient safety and identify key new areas of focus for your healthcare institution. • Examine approaches for improving patient safety and review the extent and nature of medical error. • Discuss change management in the context of a major initiative to focus on quality within an academic organization. • Discover your own leadership and motivational style and how this knowledge can help maximize your productivity and impact. • Gain insight into skills and attributes needed to lead and the value of a diversity of views and backgrounds. • Understand design thinking and how it can be used as a process for stimulating innovation in your organization. • Gain an understanding of innovative approaches to enhancing the patient and family experience while concurrently improving the efficiency and effectiveness of healthcare. • Be able to explain and apply the dynamics of politics, culture, political culture and policy, alongside agenda setting, conflict and the role of narrative in policy making. • Understand the theory of Value-Based Health Care and assess how this strategy has been implemented at Cleveland Clinic. • Discuss how Value-Based Health Care may or may not be an appropriate strategy for their own organizations. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 22 - 26, 2018 | CME 40.50 | USD $5775 | Boston, Massachusetts
Comprehensive Instructor Workshop is organized by Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) and will be held from Oct 22 - 26, 2018 at Center For Medical Simulation, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is healthcare educators, directors or faculty of a current or prospective simulation program. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 40.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Course Description : This intensive immersion in healthcare simulation is led by experienced simulation educators and covers all high-level elements and concepts involved in running a simulation program. Attendees join a growing community of Institute for Medical Simulation (IMS) graduates who are positioned as leaders in the field. Daily formats vary and include simulation scenarios, lectures, small and large group discussions, case studies, and practical exercises with feedback. Course Topics Include: • Patient simulation: history and context • Operating a simulation program • Creating a challenging and safe learning environment • Teaching clinical thinking and skills • Teaching teamwork and crisis resource management • Developing debriefing skills • Preparing, building, conducting and debriefing realistic simulation scenarios • Avoiding simulation pitfalls and ineffective debriefing techniques • Introducing behavioral and educational research paradigms • Advancing simulation within one’s institution Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 22 - 26, 2018 | CME 31.75 | USD $3750 | Boston, Massachusetts
Intensive Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) is organized by Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation (BA CNBS) and will be held during Oct 22 - 26, 2018 at The Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 31.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. This intensive transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) course provides a unique opportunity for hands-on learning of the basic principles, standards of use, and potential applications of TMS in clinical neurophysiology, cognitive neuroscience, neurology, and psychiatry. It is a one-week course offered three times per year. The course is conducted in small groups of up to 24 participants with formal teaching sessions and ample practical exposure. At the end of the course, participants will have learned and directly experienced how to determine the motor threshold, how to record motor evoked potentials, how to conduct cortical mapping, silent period, input-output curve, and paired-pulse TMS studies, and how to safely apply repetitive TMS. Participants will have also learned how to design TMS studies, write TMS protocols and interpret findings of TMS studies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 22, 2018 | USD $25 | Boston, Massachusetts
Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Future Course is organized by The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and will be held on Oct 22, 2018 at Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Course Description: This course, sponsored by the American College of Surgeons and STS, will introduce surgery residents and medical students to conventional and complex procedures performed by cardiothoracic surgeons today and provide information about upcoming new technologies and the 6-year integrated cardiothoracic surgery training program. The primary focus of the session will be hands-on experience with specific cardiothoracic surgical procedures. Participants will experience and have the opportunity to perform these surgical procedures using synthetic and tissue-based simulation models. The program will be taught by cardiothoracic surgeons who are leaders in their respective fields of cardiac and general thoracic surgery. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
4th Annual Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Diagnostics USA Congress co-located with 4th Annual Single Cell Analysis USA Congress
Oct 23 - 24, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts
4th Annual Next Generation Sequencing and Clinical Diagnostics USA Congress co-located with 4th Annual Single Cell Analysis USA Congress is organized by Oxford Global Marketing Ltd and will be held during Oct 23 - 24, 2018 at Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is Professors, Directors, Managers and Heads of Next Generation Sequencing, High Throughput Technologies, DNA Sequencing Epigenetics, RNA Sequencing, Metagenomics, Whole Genome Sequencing, Genomics, Clinical Genetics & Genomics, Personalised Medicine Cancer Genomics, Sequencing Technologies, Cancer Diagnostics, Bioinformatics, Data Analysis, Genome Analysis, Computational Biology, Molecular Bioengineering, Single Cell Biology, Single Cell Analysis. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 23 - 25, 2018 | USD $2957 | Boston, Massachusetts
Targeted Protein Degradation (TPD) Summit is organized by Hanson Wade and will be held from Oct 23 - 25, 2018 at Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Course Description: As the drug discovery opportunity hidden within the proteome opens up and gains tremendous investment, the inaugural Targeted Protein Degradation Summit 2018 is a dedicated scientific and networking forum for large pharma, innovative biotech and research institutes to capitalize on this emerging therapeutic class. Focus on understanding the selectivity and speed of binding, improve the rationale design of bifunctional molecules and overcome critical chemistry challenges to translate these unique small molecules into safe and effective clinical therapeutics. Built with large pharma and biotech insight, the TPD 2018 is specifically focused on optimizing and accelerating the discovery, translational research and ultimately clinical development of targeted protein degradation therapies across all therapeutic indications. Speakers: Craig Crews (Yale University), Alexandra Glucksmann (Cedilla Therapeutics), John Houston (Arvinas), Laurent Audoly (Kymera Therapeutics), John Harling (GSK), Brian Jones (Cedilla Therapeutics) Pre - Conference workshop will be held on Oct 23, 2018. Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 27, 2018 | CME 27.00 | USD $695 | Boston, Massachusetts
13th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CHMC) is organized by Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) and will be held from Oct 24 - 27, 2018 at Sheraton Boston Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is advanced level clinicians responsible for the prevention, diagnosis, and management of cardiometabolic risk including cardiologists, endocrinologists, diabetologists, lipidologists, pharmacists, primary care clinicians (PCPs), nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), and other allied health professionals. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 27+ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. More than one-third of the population has at least one cardiometabolic risk factor - dyslipidemia, CVD, hypertension, diabetes, and/or obesity. Now in its 13th year, the Cardiometabolic Health Congress is the largest, US-based, multidisciplinary conference focused solely on the management of cardiometabolic risk and the prevention of cardiovascular and metabolic disease. The 3 ½- day event offers today's busy healthcare professionals a one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn real-world solutions they can integrate immediately into their clinical practices. The 2018 CMHC will translate the latest cutting edge medical research into practical, clinical strategies for preventing, delaying, diagnosing, treating, and managing cardiovascular and metabolic disorders. The goal is to provide the medical community with evidence based interventions that they can apply immediately in clinical practice to improve health outcomes and quality of life for the growing numbers of patients at increased cardiometabolic risk. Learning Objectives : After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to: • Describe the prevalence of iron deficiency (ID) in heart failure (HF) and its impact on patient outcomes and quality of life • Identify the symptoms of ID using appropriate markers in HF patients in order to diagnose ID • Discuss the updated ACC/AHA/HFSA recommended guidelines for the management of iron deficiency in patients with HF • Review evidence from major clinical trials assessing the efficacy and safety of iron supplementation in HF patients to improve patient outcomes and reduce HF hospitalizations Topics : • Risk Factors for Dyslipidemia, Atherosclerosis, and Cardiovascular Disease • The Effect of Circadian Rhythm on Obesity and CVD • Diet Quality, Quantity, and Beyond in Cardiometabolic Disorders • Insulin and Non-Insulin Therapies for Diabetes Management • Challenging Patient Cases in Hypertension, Cardio-renal, and Heart Failure Prices: Physicians: USD 495, Allied Health Professionals: USD 295, Fellows/ Residents/ Students: USD 195, Industry: USD 695 Speakers: Aldo Peixoto, William White, George Bakris, James de Lemos, Matthew Budoff, Vera Bittner, Paul Ridker, Peter Libby, Pamela Morris, Ana Barac, Andrea Dunaif, Pam Taub, Nieca Goldberg, JoAnn Manson, Pam Taub, Jay Skyler, Keith Ferdinand, Deepak Bhatt, C. Ronald Kahn, Irl Hirsch, Anne Peters, John Buse, Stephen Devries, Mary-Elizabeth Patti, James Hill, Robert Kushner Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 25, 2018 | Boston, Massachusetts
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE): 3rd Annual Conference is organized by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education (BUSM CME) and will be held from Oct 24 - 25, 2018 at The Metcalf Trustee Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24, 2018 | CME 5.00 | USD $295 | Boston, Massachusetts
Management of Medically Compromised Patients - Guidelines for the General Dentist is organized by Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) and will be held on Oct 24, 2018 at Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. The target audience for this medical event is General dentists and specialists, hygienists, dental assistants. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 5 Contact hours. Course Description: General Dentists see a large number of patients who are either being treated by medications for their long-term illness or have serious medical illness but are still able to survive due to advancement in medical management. By and large, people are able to live longer with or without medications and all of this has a major impact on the way medical or dental treatment is planned. It becomes imperative and almost mandatory for the dentists and all the other dental specialists to acquire more knowledge and understanding of the common and sometimes even rare medical disorders that the patient might be suffering with. Having said that, it would be beneficial to know the information related to the plethora of medications people are consuming both as prescription and non-prescription drugs. Course Objectives: • Acquire the knowledge of various medical disorders that can impact the patients’ well-being. • Understand the importance of the medications that the patients take and the interactions that these medications can have with the dental treatment. • Identify the concerns related to the medical conditions that can cause increased chances of medical emergencies in the dental office. • Assess medico-legal issues since they may affect the way dental practice is carried out. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 27, 2018 | CME 23.50 | Boston, Massachusetts
Psychiatry | Family Medicine | Internal Medicine and General Medicine | Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ...
The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from Oct 25 - 27, 2018 at Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 23.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Who Should Attend Education and Skills Development for: • Physicians • Nurse Practitioners • Physician Assistants • Nurses • Psychologists • Social Workers • Counselors • Dietitians • Educators • Health Coaches • Physical Therapists • Occupational Therapists • Residents • Fellows and other health professionals who provide direct patient care or patient education in areas of self-management, lifestyle behaviors and mind body medicine. Mind body approaches such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, cognitive skills, lifestyle interventions and positive psychology now boast an impressive evidence base to support their ability to improve and in some cases, prevent stress-related illnesses, ranging from asthma to hypertension, functional bowel diseases and pain syndromes. Whether you are a physician, nurse, psychologist, social worker or therapist, mind body techniques provide you with evidence-based ways to enhance patient care and clinical outcomes. The Herbert Benson, MD Course in Mind Body Medicine is a comprehensive education program where you learn how to incorporate these skills into your practice. It teaches: • The latest data on stress, stress management, and resilience enhancement, and their impacts on patient health and treatment options • The mind body approaches that form the foundation of modern self-care • When, where and how you can employ mind body approaches to enhance patient care • Practical skills to guide your patients in the use of self-care techniques In addition to clinical approaches and integrative models of care, this program provides: • Education on genomics, transcriptomics, metabolomics and how to leverage recent advances in the neuroimaging of contemplative states • Opportunities for certification. Learning Objectives : Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Define the body’s response to stress, known as allostasis and allostatic load, and the role it plays in the development or exacerbation of medical conditions • Recognize how lifestyle modification builds resiliency • Enrich patient-provider relationships to affect patient outcomes • Develop skills in a variety of meditation methods that elicit the relaxation response • Evaluate the epidemiology of provider burnout and its consequences • Develop strategies to lower your risk of provider burnout • Enhance functional expression of empathy to improve clinical performance and personal resiliency • Summarize up-to-date meditation-induced brain imaging changes • Apply mind body interventions in the treatment of multiple disease symptomatology • Improve your ability to motivate patients towards sustainable behavior change • Deliver a more effective, integrative model of care • Use newfound skills and tools to improve patient outcomes • Identify the components of the Benson-Henry care model • Support healthcare changes designed to reduce the prevalence of non-communicable diseases • Define the underlying influences of happiness • Formulate a more integrative model of patient care • Experience a variety of healing modalities Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.