To announce educational events in the CME Calendar, please provide dates, location, sponsorship, number of CME credits, and a name and phone number for information. Mail announcements for the Winter 2001 issue by October 15to Stuart Yudofsky, M.D., CME Calendar,The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, American Psychiatric Press, Inc., 1400 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005.
August 27—31, 2000, Brain2000, 1st International Brain Exposition and Congress, Congress Centrum, Hamburg, Germany. Sponsored by the International Academy on Brain and Nervous System Health in conjunction with the World Health Organization. An interdisciplinary forum on brain research to promote exchange among neuroscientists, psychologists, patient and patient care representatives, pharmaceuticals and equipment manufacturers, and other interested groups. For information: CCH; tel.: 49-40-3569-2246; fax: 49-40-3569-2343; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.brain2000.org
September 3—6, 2000, Neuropathology 2000: 14th International Congress of Neuropathology, International Convention Centre, Birmingham, England. CME credit to be determined. Clinicians, neuropathologists, and basic neuroscientists will convene for plenary lectures, workshops, and poster sessions. Diagnostic criteria for major disease complexes will be discussed extensively. Specific themes will include dementias, system disorders, Parkinson's disease, molecular and genetic disorders, pediatric neuropathology, trauma, cerebrovascular disease, psychiatric disorders, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and neurotoxicology. For information: D. I. Graham; tel.: 44-141-201-2113/2046; fax: 44-141-201-2998; e-mail: D.Graham@clinmed.gla.ac.uk; Web: www.neuropathology2000.co.uk
October 6—8, 2000 Movement Disorders for the Clinician, Savannah, Georgia. Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. This course for primary care physicians, internists, neurologists, and nurse practitioners will present current knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of all major movement disorders, including Parkinson's disease, tremor, and dystonia. Designed for the clinician, the course will make extensive use of video presentations of cases. For information: Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education; tel.: 1-800-323-2688 or 507-284-2509; e-mail: email@example.com
October 12—15, Mental Health in the Elderly: Transcultural Perspectives, joint meeting, International Psychogeriatric Association and Brazilian Association of Geriatric Neuropsychiatry, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Presentations will examine similarities and differences relative to aging and mental health worldwide. For information: IPA Secretariat; tel.: 1-847-784-1701; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.ipa-online.org
November 17—18, 2000, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders for the Practitioner, sponsored and hosted by Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona. This course for primary care physicians, general internists, and neurologists focuses on recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's disease, tremor, dystonia, hemifacial spasm, and tardive dyskinesia. Symptomatic therapies, surgical treatments, the use of botulinum toxin, and video presentations of actual cases will be highlighted. For information: Mayo School of Continuing Medical Education; tel.: 1-800-323-2688 or 507-284-2509; e-mail: email@example.com
November 30, 2000, Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology Award Nomination Deadline. The CCNP seeks nominees for the following awards for contributions to neuropsychopharmacology in Canada: CCNP Medal for lifetime career contributions; Heinz Lehmann Award (C$5,000) for outstanding contributions to the field; CCNP Innovations in Neuropsychopharmacology Research Award ($5,000) for outstanding innovations in the field by an individual or group; Young Investigator Award ($2,500 plus $2,000 grant) for contributions by investigators who are 10 years or less from their Ph.D. or residency. Names of nominees should be received by November 30, 2000. For full particulars: Ms. Rachelle Anderson, CCNP Secretariat; tel.: 780-407-6576; fax: 780-407-6672; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Neuropsychiatric Association (ANPA) is actively seeking new members. Those interested in joining are encouraged to complete the application accompanying this issue of the Journal or contact ANPA, Suite 550, 700 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH 43202 USA; tel.: 614-447-2077; e-mail: email@example.com