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Join fellow healthcare professionals and learn from the world’s leading experts at this FREE comprehensive two-day conference, which will explore state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with mood disorders.
Discounted Room Block at Orlando Grande Lakes
GME is pleased to offer a discounted room rate for attendees at this meeting. To make your reservations, please follow the link below or call the hotel directly and mention Global Medical Education. We do expect rooms to sell out quickly, so please book your rooms early! Also, note, this is a shared JW Marriott / Ritz-Carlton property, and rooms are available for this meeting at both.
Web Address: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/globalmededu
Toll free: 1.800.266.9432
The Fourth Annual Mood Disorders Summit will explore state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic issues in patients with mood disorders. This will include reasons for missed diagnosis, changes in DSM-5, and the effects of culture on the diagnosis and treatment. The latest advances in treating all phase of the illness, including non-pharmacological therapies, metabolic side effects of therapies and strategies to make patients active collaborators in their care will be discussed.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, psychologists, and social workers who care for patients with mood disorders.
Day 1 - Friday, December 1, 2017
7:30 - 8:15 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30 AM: Opening Remarks by Chair
8:30 - 9:30 AM: Keynote Address: “What Causes Mood Disorders?” Kenneth Kendler, MD (Virginia Commonwealth University)
9:30 - 10:30 AM: “Managing the Spectrum of Bipolar Disorders” Paul Keck, MD (University of Cincinnati)
10:30 - 11:30 AM: “Postpartum Depression: A Neglected Disorder” Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD (UNC Chapel Hill)
11:30 - 11:45 AM: Coffee Break
11:45 AM - 12:45 PM: Hot Topics (Six clinically relevant and topical issues for 8 minutes each)
12:45-2:00 PM: Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 PM: “Recent Advances in the Management of Bipolar Depression” Trish Suppes, MD (Stanford)
3:00 – 4:00 PM: “Do Cognitive Disturbances in MDD Predict Differential Antidepressant Response?” Prakash Masand, MD (Duke-NUS)
4:00 – 5:00 PM: “Digital Tools to Help Manage Mood Disorders”
Day 2 - Saturday, December 2, 2017
7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast
8:30 – 9:30 AM: “Managing Major Depression: Lessons Learned in the Last 50 Years” Dan Iosifescu MD ( NYU)
9:30 – 10:30 AM: “Psychedelics and Others Innovative Treatments for Mood Disorders”
10:30 – 11:30 AM: “Are We Missing Mood Disorders in Children?” Kiki Chang, MD (Stanford))
11:30 -11:45 AM: Coffee Break
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM: Hot Topics (Six clinically relevant and topical issues for 8 minutes each)
12:45 – 2:00 PM: Lunch
2:00 – 3:00 PM: “Managing Mood Disorder Patients with Psychiatric Comorbidity”Greg Mattingly MD ( Washington University)
3:00 – 4:00 PM: “Psychotherapy of Mood Disorders" Zachary Rosenthal PhD ( Duke University)
4:00 – 5:00 PM: “The Intricate Relationship between Mood Disorders and Cardiovascular Illness” Roger McIntyre, MD (University of Toronto)
*Tentative agenda - subject to change