Home Base: Brain Health Summit 2024 VIRTUAL REGISTRATION

September 11, 2024 to September 12, 2024

Home Base Brain Health Summit - September 11-12, 2024

The Home Base Brain Health Summit is a live, interactive, hybrid two-day conference at MGH Institute for Health Professions located at 1 Constitution Wharf in the Charlestown Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts. 

              There will also be a free virtual livestream of the conference available if you cannot attend in person.

The Inaugural Home Base Annual Brain Health Summit examines the latest research and treatment innovations in military Special Operations Forces, veterans, and families suffering from the invisible wounds of war. In recognition of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks, Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program will provide comprehensive insights crucial for the holistic well-being of warriors throughout the lifespan. It will share updates in the Home Base Intensive Clinical Program with mass dose evidence-based therapy, Families of the Fallen, Children of the Fallen, and Native American cohorts. 

The Brain Health Summit offers in-depth information on Brain Health, Resiliency, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, and Machine Learning. In every session, faculty will share lessons learned in current training, human performance, data from new clinical trials, and compare it to existing data to examine key differences. 

The 2024 Brain Health Summit has been made by possible by generous sponsorship from the American Psychiatric Association Foundation (APAF) and support from the Wounded Warrior Project. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  In-person capacity at the inaugural Home Base Brain Health Summit is limited.  Please sign up now to reserve your spot. If you cannot join us in person, please join us virtually for free!  Register here


Target Audience

This program is intended for Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Peer support specialists, and administrative personnel.  Accreditation is pending.

Learning Objectives

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Course summary
Registration opens: 
Course closes: 
Event starts: 
09/11/2024 - 8:00am EDT
Event ends: 
09/12/2024 - 6:00pm EDT

Home Base Brain Health Live Hybrid Summit

September 11-12, 2024

MGH Institute for Health Professions, 1 Constitution Wharf, Charlestown MA

Special Operations Forces leadership, including Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Army Warfighter Brain Health Initiative, Naval Special Warfare, and Veteran psychiatric, psychological scholar-researchers to speak at the conference, including the President of Spaulding Rehab, the Associate Chair of Psychiatry at MGH and Director of the Center for Precision Psychiatry on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Precision Psychiatry, along with Draper Labs on nextgen healthcare tech, and others.

We are planning interactive continuing-education sessions and exhibitor opportunities, and have received U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) sponsorship from the consulting group theDifference (impact: World Health Organization, UNICEF, UNESCO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), and a limited Exhibitor room with interactive equipment highlighting emerging innovative treatments such as Virtual Reality, Vestibular Rehabilitation, Performance, and EEG neurofeedback.

We anticipate approximately 100 to attend including Special Operations Medical Association (SOMA), Army Acquisitions, Pentagon, Special Operations Forces Acquisition Technology, and Logistics (SOF AT&L), Traumatic Brain Injury Center of Excellence (TBICoE), Naval Special Warfare (NSW), Naval Special Warfare Development Group (DEVGRU), United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Mass General Brigham Leadership, Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Uniform Services University (USU) Hospital System, Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), Warrior Care Network (UCLA, Rush, Emory), Harvard Medical School, Draper Lab, MIT, Warrior For Life, American Psychiatric Association Foundation Leadership, Congressional Representatives, Families of the Fallen, Run to Remember, Spaulding Rehab, and others.





MGH Institute for Health Professions (one door down from Home Base - Boston Office)

1 Constitution Wharf, 1 Constitution Plaza

Charlestown, Boston, MA

Uber/Lyft Address: 1 Constitution Plaza, Boston, MA

Public Transit: MBTA North Station Commuter Rail/Orange Line (15-minute walk)

**Please note: Travel via public transit or ride share is encouraged; parking is at your discretion in the vicinity.**

Dietary Restrictions:

Please contact mghcme@mgh.harvard.edu by 8/15 with your dietary restrictions.  


Home Base strives to host inclusive, accessible educational events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully.  To be respectful of those with allergies and environmental sensitivities, we ask that you please refrain from wearing strong fragrances.

To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact educationathomebase@mgb.org.  In order to enable us to best meet your needs, please reach out as soon as possible. 

Sofia E Matta


Course Director

MGH Home Base, Psychiatry, Sr Dir of Medical Services

Joseph L Bonvie


Course Director

MGH Home Base, Psychiatry, Sr Dir of Clinical Services

Susan Sprich


Content Reviewer

Director, Postgraduate Psychology Education


Assistant Professor of Psychology

Harvard Medical School


Sharon Fawcett


Content Reviewer

Manager of Case Management, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Susan Kim


Content Reviewer

Assistant Director, Division of Profession and Public Education, MGH


Attending Psychiatrist, Acute Psychiatric Services, MGH


Elizabeth Cox


Content Reviewer

MGH Institute of Health Professions

Jane Pimental



Director I Division of Professional and Public Education

Managing Director | Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy


Lauren Rockoff


Program Manager

Home Base, Clinical Education & Training

IHP CE Accreditation is currently under review.  Please check back soon for CE information.

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