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Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry (CEP) provides continuing education to mental health practitioners and other health professionals beyond their formal training. Most programs and conferences are presented in conjunction with Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education. The goal of CEP is to provide information to build expertise in mental health and related fields for all practitioners and enable them to keep abreast of new developments in research, practice and theory.

For Information
617-754-1265/941-932-2671, M-F 9 AM - 5 PM EST
Fax: 617-754-1270

Director of Continuing Education – Lawrence E. Lifson, MD
Lawrence E. Lifson, MD, is a Lecturer on Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. He is the Director of the Department of Psychiatry Continuing Education Program and is on the faculty of the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Lifson is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the 2012 recipient of the Massachusetts Psychiatric Society’s “Outstanding Psychiatrist in Education Award.”  He is editor of Understanding Therapeutic Action: Current Concepts of Cure, The Mental Health Practitioner and the Law and The Psychology of Investing.

Upcoming Programs

Risk Management Update for Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals
December 1-2, 2017
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

Meditation for Everyday Living and Peak Performance for Mental Health, Medical and Surgical Practices
December 1-2, 2017
Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, MA

21st Annual Winter Seminars
Naples, Florida

FEBRUARY 19 – 23, 2018

Essential Psychopharmacology, 2018 – Carl Salzman, MD
A New Prescription on 2018: Exercise and Other Medical and Complimentary Ground Breaking Techniques for the Treatment of ADHD, Aggressions and Autism Spectrum Disorders – John Ratey, MD

FEBRUARY 26 – MARCH 2, 2018

Psychopharmacology: A Master Class – Carl Salzman, MD
Meditation and Visualization Practices for Everyday Living and to Enhance Peak Performance – Daniel Brown, PhD, ABPH