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WHY ATTEND THE MasterPsych 2019 Live Conference?
And What’s Your Favorite Reason?
Receive Real World Advice on Complex and Treatment Resistant Cases
Get actionable real-world guidance on managing treatment-resistant and otherwise complex cases. Submit your own difficult cases for incorporation into faculty presentations.
Earn 90 CME Credits | 24 Self-Assessment Credits | 1 PIP Unit
High quality CME that meets several years of requirements. And, for psychiatrists enrolled in the ABPN® MOC program, fulfill 3 years of all MOC requirements.
Get Two Tracks In One
Two parallel tracks over 4 days gives you greater choice. Move freely between tracks throughout the conference and also receive online recordings of ALL presentations to review at your leisure.
Obtain Unbiased Pharma-Free Education
We have no Pharma-sponsored presentations, activities, or meals. We do not have exhibitors and do not accept any Pharma grants. We believe in the wise use of medications, but prefer to have a commercial-free learning experience. Once you try it, you’ll see why and won’t want to go back to any other way of learning.
Relax | Recharge | Revitalize
Every caregiver needs respite. As clinicians we also need to take care of ourselves so we’re our best for our patients and families. The wellness-focused experiential learning will leave you feeling refreshed and clearer on your values and goals.
Have Fun | Build Community
Immerse yourself in a supportive community and attend fun group activities such as yoga class, ice-breaker reception, musical entertainment, activities for kids, raffles, after-hour career talks, guided imagery sessions, and more.
Reach the Career of Your Dreams
Let Dr. Jack lay out the foundational issues that lead clinicians either to burnout or a career of their dreams. In an extended evening session Dr. Jack leads a work-shop that details how to think about and plan a career that will sustain you – body, heart, and soul. A rich discussion included.
Take a Mini Vacation
Come alone, with your significant other, or the whole family. Add some days prior to or following the conference. Take a wine tour of area Vineyards – Yes, southern California is a wine-growing region. With kids, visit Legoland or the USS Midway aircraft carrier. More adventurous? Take a whale watching trip or visit the Catalina Island.
Start Your Studies Before the 2019 Conference
This year we’re adding an 8 hour Foundations of Psychopharmacology module that will be before the live conference. Sets a great foundation to what you learn at the conference itself.
Better Than Money-Back Guarantee
The MasterPsych Conference continues its famous tradition of the 100+100 Guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the conference for whatever reason, we will then refund 100% of your tuition and an additional $100 as our thank you for giving us a chance to serve you.
still not convinced?
The MasterPsych Conference differs from all other psychiatric conferences by being powerfully practical. Sure, our faculty members are up-to-date on the latest research, but the difference is they are not shy about giving actionable guidance on how to manage difficult patient cases. I get frustrated when listening to speakers who can quote research findings all day long, but won’t answer clinical questions with other than generic platitudes.
Since the MasterPsych Conference has a better-than-money back guarantee, it’s not in my interest to make it sound better than it is. So, I can say to you with confidence: if you are a front line practitioner, you’ll leave the conference with actionable guidance that will increase your level of confidence and competence. You’ll feel better about your job because you will have gained a higher level of mastery over challenging situations. That’s what effective learning is all about. So, please plan on joining us.
Who should attend
The MasterPsych Conference helps you navigate real-world clinical challenges when working with adults of all ages. Too often psychiatric presentations focus too narrowly on specific disorders and their treatments. Although crucial, this narrow focus ends up not addressing the complexity inherent in guiding a human being (the patient) and those who love him or her (friends and family) through the months and possibly years of treatment. The conference addresses this broader context by tackling problems related to, for example, treatment adherence, keeping appointments, parental mutual agreement, and acting out behaviors by members of the family unit.
Given the MasterPsych Conference’s focus, attendance can benefit all clinicians who treat adults with psychiatric, emotional, and behavioral issues. Professionals who will benefit include:
- Psychiatrists and residents
- Psychiatric Nurses
- Nurse Practitioners
- Physician Assistants
Although treatment with medications is a primary focus, even non-prescribing professionals can benefit from a thorough understanding of the benefits, limitations, and potential adverse effects of pharmacotherapy.
Additional presentations (with wide applicability to all degreed professionals) focus on clinic procedures, career design, and clinician well-being.
And last, the MasterPsych Conference includes a better-than-money back guarantee that gives you the peace of mind that if the conference is not right for you, you can simply let us know to activate your guarantee.
MasterPsych Live 2019 Conference Info
- When: October 3-6, 2019
- Where: La Jolla, CA at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
- Credits: Earn 90 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ including 24 SA credits and 1 PIP Unit in one conference.
Learn while relaxing: The conference hotel, Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines, is steps away from the beach and a short distance from downtown San Diego. Enjoy the California sunset, get a round of golf in, do yoga on the beach, or explore La Jolla Cove. Come alone, with your significant other, or with the whole family!
MasterPsych 2019 Live Conference
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|Time||Medical Update for the Psychiatrist||Women’s Mental Health Intensive|
|7:45am-8:00am||Welcome Message/Course Information|
|8:00am-9:20am||Pain Disorders||Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder|
|9:30am-11:00am||Neurologic Disorders||Bipolar Disorder in Pregnancy|
|11:10am-12:30pm||Renal Disorders||Postpartum Disorders|
|1:30pm-3:00pm||Cardiovascular Disorders||Depressive Disorders in Women|
|3:10pm-4:30pm||Sleep Disorders||Anxiety Disorders in Women|
|4:45pm-5:45pm||Experiential Learning Series – Yoga|
|3 Day Conference|
|Time||Core Conference Track 1||Core Conference Track 2|
|7:45am-9:15am||Overcoming Barriers to Treatment Response||Panic Disorder|
|9:25am-10:55am||Treatment Resistant Depression||Generalized Anxiety Disorder|
|11:05am-11:45am||General Session – Clinician Burnout|
|12:45pm-1:45pm||Bipolar Mania||Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder|
|1:55pm-3:00pm||Bipolar Depression||Hoarding Disorder|
|3:10pm-4:00pm||Experiential Learning Series – Guided Imagery|
|4:00pm-6:30pm||Ice Breaker Reception|
|Time||Core Conference Track 1||Core Conference Track 2|
|7:45am-9:15am||Eating Disorders I||Medical Legal Issues I|
|9:25am-10:55am||Eating Disorders II||Medical Legal Issues II|
|11:05am-11:45am||General Session – Career Options|
|12:45pm-1:45pm||Pharmacogenomics & Genetic Testing||Psychotic Disorders I|
|1:55pm-3:00pm||Borderline Personality Disorder||Psychotic Disorders II|
|3:10pm-4:00pm||Experiential Learning Series – Meditation|
|4:00pm-6:30pm||Family Fun Event|
|Time||Core Conference Track 1||Core Conference Track 2|
|8:00am-9:30am||Substance Use Disorders I||Disaster Psychiatry|
|9:45am-11:15am||Substance Use Disorders II||Treating Enlisted and Veteran Military Members|
|11:45pm-12:45pm||Cultural Issues in Psychiatry||Adult ADHD I|
|12:55pm-2:00pm||Treating LGBT Patients||Adult ADHD II|
Foundations of Psychopharmacology Agenda
(Online Only – Release date: August 31, 2019)
|Course Overview||1 Hour|
|Introduction to Main Concepts||1.5 Hours|
|Pharmacology of Neurotransmission||1.5 Hours|
|Overview of Treatment Algorithms for Psychiatric Disorder||1 Hour|
|Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Treatment||1.5 Hours|
Pam Rajendran Taub, MD
- Associate Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA
- Director of Step Family Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center, San Diego, CA
Dr. Pam Taub is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at UC San Diego. She is the director of the Step Family Cardiac Wellness and Rehabilitation Center that will be located in the new UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center opening in late 2016.
The mission of the Center is to actively engage patients and the community in prevention of cardiovascular disease. The Center will be conducting research on biomarkers and other diagnostics, wearable/mobile technologies that can improve patient outcomes.
Dr. Taub’s clinical practice focuses on preventive cardiology. She is consistently elected by her peers as a top doctor in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey.
She is active in clinical/translational research and is funded by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and American Heart Association. Her research focuses on biomarkers for cardiovascular risk factor stratification and in the examining the effects of epicatechin (a compound present in dark chocolate) on mitochondrial function/ cellular bioenergetics and exercise capacity in patients with heart failure and diabetes. She utilizes skeletal muscle biopsy and cardiopulmonary exercise testing to study mitochondrial function in patients with cardiac disease.
Dr. Taub received her medical degree at Boston University School of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle and her fellowship in cardiology at UC San Diego.
Vivien K. Burt, MD, PhD
- Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- Founder and Director, The Women’s Life Center, Resnick UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
Vivien Burt, M.D., Ph.D is a psychiatrist practicing in Westwood and Long Beach California. She has more than 20 years of experience in adult and reproductive psychiatry. She is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and Founder and Director of The Women’s Life Center of the Resnick UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital.
Dr. Burt has authored numerous articles and book chapters in the field of women’s psychiatry and has lectured both nationally and internationally on the subjects of mood disorders and women’s mental health and has provided expert testimony in the area of women’s mental health. She is the first author of The Clinical Manual for Women’s Mental Health, published by the American Psychiatric Press.
Dr. Burt has been honored by the Southern California Psychiatric Society with both a Distinguished Service Award and an Outstanding Achievement Award. A recipient of the Outstanding House Staff Teaching Award from the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, she has devoted her career to training residents and interns in reproductive psychiatry. In 2008, in recognition of her work in women’s mental health, she was awarded the Andre Boivin Professorship of the Motherisk Program of The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. She has been recognized by her peers as one of The Best Doctors in America (a validated, peer-reviewed database for excellence in medicine) for 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2014-16.
Her activities include projects in women’s mental health with a particular focus on psychiatric illnesses associated with reproductive transitions.
Charles Scott, MD
- Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
- Chief, Division of Psychiatry and the Law, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
- Training Director, Forensic Psychiatry Residency Program, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
Dr. Scott is Chief, Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Forensic Psychiatry Training Director, and Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. He is board certified in Forensic Psychiatry, General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Psychiatry. He is the current president of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) and is also past-president of the Association of Directors of Forensic Psychiatric Fellowships. He has served as a member of the AAPL national task forces to develop guidelines for the evaluation of criminal responsibility and competency to stand trial. He is also one of the four AAPL Forensic Psychiatry Review Course Faculty instructors and in 2008 received the AAPL award as the most outstanding forensic psychiatry fellowship program instructor in the United States.
Dr. Scott has served as a forensic psychiatric consultant to jails, prisons, maximum security forensic inpatient units, and to the National Football League (NFL) providing training on violence risk assessment for NFL counselors. He has been editor and co-editor on four books related to forensic psychiatry and has published articles and book chapters in the areas of risk assessment of violence and aggression, the death penalty, juvenile violence, and mental health law. His research interests include the relationship of substance use to aggression among criminal defendants and on the quality of forensic evaluations of criminal responsibility. He lectures nationally on the topics of violence risk assessment, juvenile violence, substance use and violence, the assessment of sex offenders, correctional psychiatry, and malpractice issues in mental health.
David Fogelson, MD
- Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
For 20 years, Dr. Fogelson was the medical director of the UCLA family study of schizophrenia. He supervises residents in their clinical work. He has a busy private practice in which he has seen over 20,000 patients. Well over 2000 have been bipolar.
Dr. Fogelson’s practice is exclusively outpatient. In his private practice he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of psychoses, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Dr. Fogelson is an expert psychopharmacologist and he also offers “eclectic” psychotherapy. He is an advocate of theory of mind and mentalization based psychotherapy.
Rajnish Mago, MD
Dr. Mago helps people with clinical depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, and ADHD with expert use of both medication and psychotherapy. He has over 25 years of experience in treating patients, including persons who have “treatment-resistant” illness and those who have not improved with treatment elsewhere. For over 13 years, Dr. Mago has been teaching psychiatry residents and practicing psychiatrists about how to better help their patients.
Most recently, for 13 years (2003 to 2016), he has worked at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA, where he was Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Director of the Mood Disorders Program. One of his roles there was to conduct research on developing better treatments for mood disorders and on identifying and managing side effects of medications.
Raj DasGupta, MD
- Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Dasgupta completed his internal medicine residency at Michigan State University and his Pulmonary/Critical Care fellowship at Saint Lukes & Roosevelt Hospital then his sleep medicine fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital while working at VA Medical Center in Detroit. He received numerous awards including: resident of the year, fellow of the year and the Director’s Award for research two years in a row. After his training, Dr. Dasgupta worked at Abington Hospital where he was presented with the Faculty teacher of the year.
Dr. Dasgupta is quadruple board certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. Currently, Dr. Dasgupta is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Southern California. Dr. Dasgupta teaches USMLE Steps 1, 2, 3 for Kaplan Medical and writing his book “Medicine Morning Report: Beyond the Pearls” for Elsevier. Dr. Dasgupta can be seen on television shows such as “The Doctors” and “The Wellness Hour”.
W. Curt LaFrance, Jr., MD, MPH
- Director of Neuropsychiatry and Behavioral Neurology at Rhode Island Hospital Director, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI
Dr. Lafrance is the neuropsychiatrist for the RIH Comprehensive Epilepsy Program, Staff Physician at the Providence VAMC, and a faculty member of the Brown Institute for Brain Science. He received a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from Wake Forest University, his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, and his master of public health from Brown University. He completed the combined residency in neurology and psychiatry at Brown, and he is boarded in both neurology and in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. After residency, he completed a Clinical Research Fellowship in Combined Treatments at Brown University with an institutional NIH T-32 National Research Service Award. He is the recipient of awards, recognitions and grants, including the American Neuropsychiatric Association’s Career Development Award, the AAN’s Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award, and Marquis’ Who’s Who in the World. He serves on the Epilepsy Foundation (EF) Professional Advisory Board, chaired American Epilepsy Society (AES) and International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Task Forces, and is a steward for the AES/NINDS Epilepsy Benchmarks. He has received grants from the EF, AES, Siravo Foundation, the VA and an NINDS K23 Award for treatment of nonepileptic seizures (5K23 NS045902).
Dr. LaFrance e has served as research advisor or mentor to psychiatry, neurology and neuropsychiatry residents and faculty and to undergraduates in neurobiology and psychology. He trains clinicians around the country using distance supervision in treatment delivery for seizures and somatoform disorders. His research interests focus on the neuropsychiatric aspects of epilepsy, conversion disorders and TBI. His studies are published in neurology and psychiatry journals. He served on the editorial boards of Epilepsy & Behavior and Epilepsia, and Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience and is co-editor of the 3rd edition of Nonepileptic Seizures and co-author of Taking Control of Your Seizures: Workbook and Therapist Guide. A goal of his work at Brown, nationally and internationally has been to bridge neurology and psychiatry clinical practice and scientific research and to dissolve arbitrary boundaries between the two fields.
Tracy Foose, MD
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- Director, UCSF Anxiety Disorders Programs, San Francisco, CA
Dr. Tracy Foose is a psychiatrist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UCSF Medical Center and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. She received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and has been in practice between 11-20 years.
Why specialize in anxiety disorders? Because they are rooted in fear and it’s hard not to appreciate that fear is an adaptive and protective emotion, a performance enhancing state that helps us to attend to threats, and remember what to avoid in the future. So how does something so helpful come to cause us so much distress? She has spent the last 10 years of her career building her answer to that question.
Marlene Freeman, MD
- Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
- Associate Medical Director, Clinical Trials Network & Institute; Director of Clinical Services, Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Program, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Dr. Freeman established the University of Arizona’s Women’s Mental Health Program in 2000 and directed the program for seven years. She developed a research program in perinatal depression with grant support from NARSAD, the National Institute of Mental Health, the U.S. FDA, the Arizona Disease Control Research Commission, and the Institute for Mental Health Research. These grants supported research in perinatal depression. From 2007-8, she served as the Director of the Women’s Mental Health Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
She serves as Vice Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry since 2007, after serving as Deputy Editor since 2003. She chaired a subcommittee on Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Psychiatry, on behalf of the American Psychiatric Association (APA). She currently chairs the APA’s Task Force on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. She served on the APA’s Major Depressive Disorder Treatment Guideline Revision.
Sanjaya Saxena, MD
- Clinical Professor Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Dr. Saxena received his Bachelor’s degree from Swarthmore College and his medical degree (Alpha Omega Alpha) from University of Minnesota Medical School. He did his psychiatry residency at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, then completed a research fellowship in neuroimaging in neuropsychiatric disorders, receiving a Charles A. Dana Foundation Scholarship. He was on the faculty of the UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences for nine years before coming to UCSD and the VA San Diego Healthcare System in November, 2005. In 2006, he became the Director of the UCSD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD) Program. He also created San Diego VA Anxiety Disorders Clinic and directed it for four years. Since 2010, he has served as Director of UCSD Outpatient Psychiatric Services and also continues to direct the UCSD OCD Clinic. Dr. Saxena has been elected into Best Doctors in America every year since 2005, and into Castle Connelly’s and US News & World Report’s America’s Top Doctors every year since 2008. Dr. Saxena is also heavily involved in teaching psychiatric residents and medical students at UCSD.
His research focuses on the neurobiology and treatment of OCD, Hoarding Disorder (HD), and related disorders. He has received awards and grants from the American Psychiatric Association, American Neuropsychiatric Association, International OCD Foundation, and the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Saxena serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the International OCD Foundation and was an advisor to the DSM-5 Workgroup on Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders. He and his colleagues developed the diagnostic criteria for Hoarding Disorder, which is now listed as a separate diagnosis in DSM-5. His research has garnered attention from local, national, and international media.
Steven Richeimer, MD
- Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
- Director, Online Master’s Degree in Pain Medicine Program, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Steven Richeimer holds the academic position of Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles where he is Director of the Online Master’s Degree in Pain Medicine. In addition, Dr. Richeimer is Chief, Division of Pain Medicine at USC and Director of the Norris Cancer Hospital Pain Management. He is triple board certified in the fields of anesthesiology, psychiatry, and pain medicine.
From the University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, Dr. Richeimer earned a Medical Degree. After finishing medical residencies at the University of California, Los Angeles in psychiatry and anesthesiology, Dr. Richeimer completed his pain management training at Harvard’s Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Dr. Richeimer then went on to become the Director of Pain Management at the UC Davis Medical Center where he established a national reputation for his comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach.
Dr. Richeimer is a member of the American Pain Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Association for the Study of Pain, and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Richeimer has published many books and articles in peer-reviewed journals. This doctor is dedicated to using the full scope of medical science to provide personalized, effective care.
MasterPsych Live 2019 | HOTEL INFORMATION
Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines
10950 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA, 92037
Thursday-Sunday October 3-6, 2019
Please review this important information concerning the American Physician Institute (API) Room Block. You must reserve your hotel room by September 04, 2019 to receive the discounted API rate. Book Early! Rooms and rate availability is limited. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis and could sell out before September 4th!
For Reservations: 1-877-414-8020
Book Online: https://book.passkey.com/go/AMPC19
API Room Block Code: AMPC19
API Group Room Rate:
Single/Double Occupancy – Mountain View Room
$232.50 per night + tax
Single/Double Occupancy – Premium/Ocean View Room
$257.50 per night + tax
FIRST DAY INFORMATION
- Registration begins at 6:45am-8:00am on Thursday, October 03, 2019 in the Grand Ballroom Foyer
- Breakfast is at 6:45am-8:00am Thursday-Sunday, October 3-6, 2019 out in the Parterre Gardens
- Lectures start at 8:00am each day of the conference
If you book using the API Block Code, the room rate includes:
- Complimentary standard Internet access in guest room for Honors guest
- Discounted Overnight Self-parking to $15 per car
- Shuttle services to Downtown La Jolla and Del Mar
Included in the Conference Fee, registered attendees will receive:
- Continental breakfast
- Coffee/Tea Breaks scheduled throughout the day
- Access to all lectures and activities planned for the meeting
- Complimentary Wi-Fi in the meeting space
Optional Resort Charge: On the day of arrival, you will have the option to add the Daily Resort Charge upon check-in. The resort charge is $27 per room per night. If you opt to add the resort charge, you will receive these additional hotel amenities:
- Unlimited high-speed internet (value -$9.95)
- Unlimited local & 1-800 phone calls (value – $1 per call)
- Complimentary in-room bottled water (value – $5.40)
- Kids eat free for lunch and dinner in Torreyana Grille* (value – $18)
- One Specialty drink of the day in Torreyana Lounge (value – $8)
- Morning coffee station (value – $3)
- Access to Shiley Sports Complex (value – $10)
- 20% off Hazelwood Gift Shop
- 15% off Torrey Pines Golf ProShop
- Unlimited access to hotel tennis and sports courts with equipment
TAXI AND RIDE SHARING SERVICES
From San Diego International Airport:
UberX*: $25 one-way
Uber Black*: $70 one-way
Taxi: $55 one-way
*To use Uber you must download the app, from the app store on your smartphone device. For first time users, you can use promotion code fgl0q for a free ride up to $15 in fare.
Driving from San Diego International Airport (15mi):
Start out going west on N Harbor Dr (1.5mi). Then turn right onto Laning Rd (0.5mil.). Next turn right onto Rosecrans St.(1.7mi.) Continue onto Camino Del Rio W (0.4mi.). Slight right to merge onto I-5 N towards Los Angeles (9.5mi.). Take exit 29 for Genesee Ave. (0.2mi.). Next turn left on Genesee Ave (0.9mi). Continue on N Torrey Pines Rd. (0.7mi.) Lastly, turn left at Science Park Rd. and you will arrive at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines.
API CUSTOMER SERVICE
American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies Office Hours (Central Time): 8:00am-6:00pm Mon-Fri: 877-225-8384
Intended Audience: Psychiatrists
2019 MasterPsych Conference has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute and The American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
simplePIP for Major Depressive Disorder has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
Foundations of Psychopharmacology has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and American Physician Institute for Advanced Professional Studies, LLC. PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
2019 MasterPsych Designation Statement:
Live Course October 3-6, 2019:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 72 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (with 24 of these credits designated as Self-Assessment). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the 2019 MasterPsych Conference and has approved this program as a part of a comprehensive Self-Assessment Program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.
SimplePIP Designation Statement:
Online Course, Release Date July 18, 2018, Termination Date July 18, 2021:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 1 PIP Unit. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the simplePIP for Major Depressive Disorder and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive assessment of Performance-in-Practice program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.
Foundations of Psychopharmacology Designation Statement:
Online Course v2.1, Release Date July 1, 2019, Termination Date July 1, 2022:
The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Read What Your Colleagues Are Saying About This Course
“Finally, a course that combines up-to-date research with real world clinical applications for those of us on the front line dealing with patients, families, and insurance companies. Thank you.”
Robia Fields, MD, Leesburg, VA
“The speakers were the top in the field and yet no questions went unanswered, no statement was not addressed/discussed. Being educated by/with these masters was like jamming with Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.”
Herbert Cruz, MD, Fresno , CA
“After attending this course, I feel more confident in dealing with challenging patients. In addition, very useful, up-to-date information provided by experts in their field of practice. I look forward to attending future psychopharm courses. Thank you so much Jack!”
Virginia Corpuz, MD, El Dorado Hills, CA
“This was my first (MasterPsych) course but it will definitely be an annual occurrence for me. I expected 4 days of talks about medications, but it was much more beneficial than that. The speakers included renowned researchers and the topics covered were practical, clinical and substantiated by the latest literature. Everything was very organized and ran efficiently. Very satisfied each day!”
Kathy Scott Gurnell, MD, Houston, TX
“Super speakers, Best in field! Very A+ learning experience. I cannot find or think of any negatives. Special thanks for speakers’ optimism, personal treatment experiences, and responses to questions.”
Joseph Grosso, MD, Woodcliff, NJ
“Very good overview of broad scope of topics relevant to current psychopharmacology treatment. Excellent speakers and good networking opportunity. Very nice mix of learning and fun! Affordable registration rates. Snacks and mixer was a welcome bonus!”
Glenda Wrenn, MD, Atlanta, GA
“Good sense of humor which helps as break in long lectures to focus attention. Thorough copy of slides-very helpful to follow lectures and for later review with minimal need for notes to clarify small points/anecdotes. Well organized. Excellent breakfast and accommodations.”
Millicent Branch, MD, Franklin, TN
“Another great conference. Clear, straight-to-the-point presentations. Excellent speakers. Great atmosphere. I enjoy your courses, both web-based and live for the last five years. Strongly recommend to all psychiatric professionals without reservation.”
Tadeusz Rachwal, MD, New Britain, CT
“This is a great conference for both review and update. Dr. Jack’s encouragement to socialize is a very nice added touch that gives the overall experience good vibes! I highly recommend this and other courses from API.”
L.C. Vawter, MD, Worcester, MD
“I don’t like to miss this program-maybe “I am addicted to it”. Getting better every year.”
Dominic Gomes, MD, Westlake, OH
“Dr. Jack, I go to lots of meetings, and yours are among the most useful and enjoyable. I appreciate your obvious understanding of the balance between learning and absorbing so much information, and the need to pace that learning with meaningful opportunities for rest and relaxation between sessions. Thank you!”
Pam Forbes, MD, Roswell, GA
“This is my first MasterPsych conference and I am already looking forward to attending annually. The speakers, who are experts in their field, gave current information and new data on research, which are relevant to clinical practice. They provided practical approaches to difficult cases. I also appreciate the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel resort, which is also suitable for a family getaway.”
Rinah Gutierrez, MD, Kennewick, WA
“This course met, and in most cases, exceeded my expectations for such a course. The opportunity to “catch up” on the latest clinical information and research in both adult and child/adolescent psychiatry was incredible. I also greatly appreciate the opportunities to interact with so many psychiatrists in different types of practices.”
Robert Zeszotarski, MD, Santa Margarita, CA
“Great way to reconnect with faculty, colleagues and friends, and share/learn new knowledge and stay up to date. Fun way to earn needed CME.”
A. Temerova, Los Angeles, CA
“Jack, this was a SPECTACULAR course, practical and useful. One of the most powerful presentations was your presentation on suicide. I have recently supported the expansion of intensive outpatient services, and your concept and strategies to suicide treatment and assessment is what I will bring back to my team. I believe this additional education is the support needed to all case managers. Thank you!!”
Maria Villarosa, Riverside, CA
“I appreciated the lack of “Drug Rep” types of influences. Wonderful conference in a beautiful setting.”
Louis James Land, Colorado Springs, CO
“Amazingly comprehensive course by experts in the field that review most relevant research. Worth every penny. Love how many CMEs we get from the conference.”
Laila Contractor, Ladera Ranch, CA
“I have been a client since 2005 and plan to continue attending until I retire.”
Kim R. Guy, Los Angeles, CA
“Appreciate the separate adult and pediatric tracks. Topics were much more relevant to my clinical practice.”
Lucia Cheng, San Jose, CA
“Every year I love learning key interventions; tx plans, recommendations that I can apply on my practice. I appreciate taking time off to participate in a course that provides practical information. Never a waste of my educational time, that is so important to me. My time is valuable and you don’t let me down.”
Maria Villarosa, Riverside, CA
“Excellent Comprehensive review that exceeds just focusing in pharmacology. Good emphasis on benefits of CBT and medical legal risks.”
Audrey Hill, MD, Grand Blanc, MI
“Truth be told Dr. Jack, the fact that despite this mastery and executed course you feel and know you can make it better, is a testament to your awesome character. An inspiration to us all! You search and seek from all you can for ways to improve. You optimize Human potential in ALL of us.”
Bethie Wharton, Ann Arbor, MI
“I love how these conferences provide me with practical information that I can implement immediately in my practice.”
Alison Sikes, St. Cloud, MN
Very useful, practical information. Increased my confidence in decision making in treating psychiatric conditions. As a mid-practitioner, I felt this was an excellent overview of what is needed for a safe and effective delivery of psychiatric care.
Linda Hermanson, APRN, CNS, Minneapolis , MN
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