VIRTUAL REGISTRATION: 3rd Annual Conference on Psychedelics and Psychedelic Medicine

November 3, 2023 to November 4, 2023

We invite you to join us Virtually for our 3rd Annual Conference on Psychedelics and Psychedelic Medicine!

 

 

Please Note: The conference will be held in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

This conference will provide up-to-date overviews and discussions of advances in the field of psychedelics and psychedelic-assisted therapies, with an emphasis on clinical studies and practice. Mechanisms of action including pharmacology, neuroscience, psychodynamic theory will be discussed, with a focus on specific clinical entities such as depression, PTSD, and addictions. Additional panel discussions and presentations will explore history, ethics, cultural issues, plant medicine, and many other relevant topics within the rapidly growing field of psychedelic medicine.

You will receive an email communication (to the email registered to your MGH Psychiatry Academy account) as we get closer to the conference date with details on the zoom instructions and attending virtually.


Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals
Regular Registration (after August 15, 2023): $750.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Regular Registration (after August 15, 2023) $675.00

Residents & Medical Students: $150.00


Live Registration: 

The conference occurs live at the Westin Copley Place in Boston. For more information about in-person attendance and the venue, please visit our live registration page: 

3rd Annual Psychedelics Conference: Live Registration - Click Here


E-SYLLABUS

We provide all attendees  with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. The e-syllabus will be available for 30 days after the conference. 

 


Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by October 2, 2023.  No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after October 2, 2023. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.

Target Audience

This program is intended for mental health practitioners including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers and clinical psychologists.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Compare different models of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy (eg, psycholytic vs psychedelic)
  2. Explain the neuropsychopharmacology of classical psychedelics as well as atypical psychedelics such as ketamine and empathogens such as MDMA
  3. Identify hypotheses for mechanisms of action of psychedelics on the brain, based on recent neuroimaging studies
  4. Critique contemporary medico-cultural issues within psychedelic research, including race-based structural biases and epistemic injustice
  5. Assess potential applications of psychedelic-assisted therapy in extra-psychiatric fields, such as within palliative care and spirituality, as well as within medicine, such as for pain and immunomodulation
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 14.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 14.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 14.25 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 14.25 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 14.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 14.25 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 14.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Registration opens: 
04/01/2023
Course closes: 
02/14/2024
Event starts: 
11/03/2023 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
11/04/2023 - 5:00pm EDT
Cost:
$750.00
Rating: 
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3rd Annual Conference on Psychedelics and Psychedelic Medicine

Program Agenda

November 3-4, 2023

Day 1 – November 3, 2023

8:00-8:05 AM             Welcome and Introduction

Franklin King, MD

8:05–8:25 AM             A Brief History of Psychedelics

Franklin King, MD

8:25-8:45 AM              Pharmacology   

Franklin King, MD

8:45-9:30 AM              Keynote: Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy: a 21st Century Approach to Mental Health?  

                                        Rick Doblin, MD

9:30-9:45 AM              Question & Answer

Moderator: Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD

Discussant: Rick Doblin

9:45-10:00 AM             Coffee Break

10:00-10:25 AM           Challenges in Trial Design for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies

                                         Jacob Aday, PhD

10:25-10:50 AM           Risks and Harms in Psychedelics and Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies
Alden Doerner Rinaldi, MD

10:50-11:15 AM           Psychedelic Therapies: Evidence-b(i)ased Medicine?

                                    Eduardo Schenberg, PhD                                 

11:15-11:45 AM           Panel Discussion

                                       Moderator: Franklin King, MD

                                   Panelists: Jacob Aday, PhD, Alden Doerner Rinaldi, MD, Eduardo Schenberg, PhD.                             

11:45-12:45 PM           Lunch Break (On your own)

12:45-1:10 PM             Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

            Elizabeth Call, PhD

1:10-1:35 PM               Psychodynamics in Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

            Michael Alpert, MD

1:35-2:05 PM              Panel Discussion
Moderator: Franklin King, MD

                                    Panelists: Elizabeth Call, PhD, Michael Alpert, MD

2:05-2:30 PM              Ketamine and Esketamine for Major Depression

Cristina Cusin, MD

2:30-2:55 PM              Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy – Inpatient Treatment of the Future? 

Fernando Espi Forcen, MD

2:55-3:25 PM              Panel Discussion

Moderator: Jerrold Rosenbaum, MD

Panelists: Cristina Cusin, MD, Fernando Espi Forcen, MD

3:25-3:40 PM              Coffee Break

3:40-4:05 PM              Using Cognitive Neuroscience To Advance Treatment with Psychedelics              

                                        Ben Kelmendi, MD

4:05-4:30 PM              Neurobiology of Plant Medicine

                                        Stephen Haggarty, PhD

4:30-4:55 PM              Neuroimaging (Title TBD)

                                      Frederick Barrett, PhD

4:55-5:25 PM              Panel Discussion

            Moderator – Franklin King, MD

                                    Panelists: Frederick Barrett, PhD , Ben Kelmendi, MD, Stephen Haggarty, PhD

5:25 PM                      Adjourn

 

Day 2– November 4, 2023

8:00-8:05 AM             Welcome & Introduction

Franklin King, MD

8:05-8:35 AM              Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies in End-of-Life Care

Roxanne Sholevar, MD, Zachary Sager, MD, Yvan Beaussant, MD                                  

8:35-9:05 PM              Panel Discussion

Moderator: Franklin King, MD
Panelists: Roxanne Sholevar, MD, Yvan Beaussant, MD, Zachary Sager, MD

9:05-9:20 AM              Coffee Break

9:20-9:45 AM              Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy and Depression 

                                    Kelley O’Donnell, MD, PhD

9:45-10:10 AM             Psychedelics and Addictions 

Brian Barnett, MD  

10:10-10:35 AM           Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies for Autistic Adults

                                       Alicia Danforth, PhD                                  

10:35-11:00 AM           MDMA-Assisted Therapy for PTSD  

Anne Wagner, PhD

11:00-11:40 AM           Panel Discussion

Moderator: Franklin King, MD

Panelists: Brian Barnett, MD, Alicia Danforth, PhD, Anne Wagner, PhD, Kelley O’Donnell

11:40 -1:10 PM            Lunch Break (On your own)

11:40 -1:10 PM             Ticketed Only Lunch Workshop – Building a Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Practice

                                       Albert Yeung, MD; Maren Nyer, PhD; Elizabeth Call, PhD; Francis Guerriero, MA, LICSW

1:10-1:35 PM              Challenging Structural Racism in Psychedelic Research

Darron Smith, PhD

1:35-2:00 PM              Education and Training in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies

Janis Phelps, PhD

2:00-2:30 PM              Panel Discussion

Moderator: Franklin King, MD

Panelists: Darron Smith, PhD, Janis Phelps, PhD 

2:30-2:45 PM              Coffee Break

2:45-3:10 PM              Potential Medical Applications of Psychedelics: Psychedelics and Inflammation

Jeremy Ruskin, MD

3:10-3:35 PM              Novel Research Approaches for Psychedelics and Pain Disorders

Vitaly Napadow, PhD

3:35-4:00 PM              Psychedelics and Spirituality

Michael Ferguson, PhD

4:00-4:30 PM              Panel Discussion      

Moderator: Franklin King, MD

Panelists:  Jeremy Ruskin, MD, Vitaly Napadow, PhD,

Michael Ferguson, PhD

4:30 PM                         Adjourn

Course Director:
Franklin King, MD

Speakers:
Jacob Aday, PhD
Michael Alpert, MD
Brian Barnett, MD
Frederick Barrett, PhD
Yvan Beaussant, MD
Elizabeth Call, PhD
Cristina Cusin, MD
Alicia Danforth, PhD
Rick Doblin, MD
Michael Ferguson, PhD
Fernando Espi Forcen, MD
Francis Guerriero, MA, LICSW
Stephen Haggarty, PhD
Alfred Kaye, MD
Erin Mauney, MD
Vitaly Napadow, PhD
Maren Nyer, PhD
Kelley O’Donnell, MD, PhD
Janis Phelps, PhD
Alden Doerner Rinaldi, MD
Jeremy Ruskin, MD
Zachary Sager, MD
Eduardo Schenberg, PhD
Roxanne Sholevar, MD
Darron Smith, PhD
Anne Wagner, PhD
Albert Yeung, MD

 

 

Accreditation Information is under review. Please check back for available CME! 

Available Credit

  • 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 14.25 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 14.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 14.25 Social Workers

    The Collaborative of NASW, Boston College, and Simmons College Schools of Social Work authorizes social work continuing education credits for courses, workshops, and educational programs that meet the criteria outlined in 258 CMR of the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers

    This program has been approved for 14.25 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number

  • 14.25 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 14.25 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 14.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Price

Cost:
$750.00
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Jointly Accredited Provider, Interprofessional Continuing Education

Accreditation
In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  

 



14.25 Physicians

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


14.25 Nursing Contact Hours

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 14.25 contact hours for nurses.


14.25 Social Workers

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 14.25 clock hours for continuing education credits.


14.25 IPCE Credit

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 14.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.