Offered by the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

ACCREDITATION

Physicians

Week-long Seminars

The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.

Through an agreement between the American Medical Association and the European Union of Medical Specialists, physicians may convert AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ to an equivalent number of European CME Credits® (ECMECs®). Information on the process of converting AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ to ECMECs® can be found at: www.eaccme.eu.

Psychologists

The Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Week-long seminars offer 15 CE credits.

Counselors

The Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School is an NBCC Approved Continuing Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. The Week-long seminars offer 15 clock hours.

Social Workers

For information on the status of the application to the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, please call 617-754-1265.

State of New York Social Workers

The Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an Approved Provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. The Week-long Seminars are approved for 15 CE hours.

Nurses

The following programs have been submitted for approval to the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses Inc. an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

A Master Class on Emerging Strategies in the Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: Integrating Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy, Russell Vasile, MD

Essential Psychopharmacology, 2020: Practice and Update, Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD, PhD, Russell G. Vasile, MD, Roscoe G. Brady, Jr. MD, PhD, & Barbara Coffey, MD, MS

Psychopharmacology: A Master Class, Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

All other summer programs meet the specifications for the Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR).

Risk Management Credits

Assessment and Effective Treatment of Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders, Mark Albanese, MD

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 7.25 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 3.0 credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management Training. Please check your individual state licensing board requirements before claiming these credits.

A Master Class on Emerging Strategies in the Assessment and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety: Integrating Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy, Russell Vasile, MD

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for 1.25 credits of Risk Management Study. This includes 1.25 credits of Medical Marijuana. Please check your individual state licensing board.

INQUIRIES

By phone 617-384-8600, Monday-Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM (EST) or by email at: ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu.

DISCLOSURE POLICY

Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Accreditation Criteria and Policies. It is HMS’s policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.

ABMS/ACGME COMPETENCIES

All seminars designed to meet the following American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)/ Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Educational (ACGME) competencies:

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills

TARGET AUDIENCE

The summer seminars are a series of seminars of interest to health professionals in the fields of psychiatry, psychology, nursing, social work, counseling, medicine, pediatrics and surgery.