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Public and community psychiatrists and other health care professionals who help to treat and diagnose psychiatric disorders will find the 64th Meeting of the Institute on Psychiatric Services to provide cutting-edge research. The main goal of this year's meeting is "Pursing Wellness Through Recovery & Integration" and lectures and workshops such as "Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Personality Disorders," "Best Practices in Office-Base Pharmacotherapy of Substance Use Disorders," and "Cultivating Physical Health and Wellness in Adults with Serious Mental Illnesses" will help to achieve this focus.
This year's meeting will focus on providing attendees top education, breakthrough science, and practice improvement by offering morning reports, clinical skills pavilions, self-assessment courses, Neuro Flashes, and didactic review and update courses.
The theme of this year's conference is "New Frontiers in Child Health" with sessions focusing on primary care, acute care, pharmacy, and mental health. In order to achieve the organization's mission, keynote speakers will be speaking about "promoting optimal health for children through leadership, practice, advocacy, education and research."
The focus of the 2012 Annual Meeting of the CMSC is "to provide MS healthcare professionals with the most up-to-date information impacting patient care in the areas of research, disease modification, epidemiology, quality of life, neuroimaging, gender specific issues..." and more. Highlights from the conference will include case-based learning, technological advances in clinical care and research, clinical care, and basic research and clinical trials.
IDWeek: A Joint Meeting of IDSA, SHEA, HIVMA, and PIDS. IDWeek 2012(TM) is an exciting new venture. With the theme—Advancing Science, Improving Care—IDWeek will feature the latest science and bench-to-bedside approaches in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and epidemiology of infectious diseases, including HIV, across the lifespan.
The American Academy of Pediatrics 2012 National Conference & Exhibition will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel. Moved by our mission, “the health and well-being of all children,” we’ll address child health inequities in a special conference track, beginning with our pre-conference PEDS 21 signature event.
According to the AHA, “Scientific Sessions is the leading cardiovascular meeting in the country with over 17,000 professionals attending annually, and over 22,000 total attendees, as reported by the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitor’s Association. Scientific Sessions is the American Heart Association's largest gathering of scientists and healthcare professionals devoted to the science of cardiovascular disease and stroke and the care of patients suffering from these diseases. Programming is designed to improve patient care by communicating the most timely and significant advances in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease from many different perspectives.
According to the American Society of Nephrology, Kidney Week 2012 is “the world's premier nephrology meeting. More than 13,000 kidney professionals from around the globe will come together to exchange knowledge, learn the latest scientific and medical advances, and listen to engaging and provocative exchanges between leading experts in the field.”
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases 63rd Annual Meeting, also known as The Liver Meeting ®, “is the largest gathering of hepatologists in the world, providing unparalleled access to groundbreaking research, new treatment guidelines, and the latest advances in the field of hepatology.” This year’s meeting will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, November 9-13. The main website for The Liver Meeting ® says that, for some clinicians, this conference “is the forum for an elite group of liver specialists to discuss and debate the year's most relevant, cutting-edge research. For others, it is a series of courses and workshops for clinicians to learn the most effective ways to treat their patients.
The 2012 ACR/ARHP Annual Meeting will present the latest evidence-based research, news, information, and educational sessions designed to "enhance practice performance and improve the quality of care in those with or at risk for arthritis and rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases."