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 January 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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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: email@example.com
December 7, 2000, The Thomas William Salmon Lecture and Medal Presentation, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 20029. Lecture: "Developing Brains," by Michael Posner, Ph.D. Medalist: Robert Spitzer, M.D. For information: tel.: 1-212-822-7272.
Call for Papers: 2001 International Psychogeriatric Association Research Awards. Submission deadline January 15, 2001. The three awards carry cash prizes, and winners will be invited to present their papers at IPA's Tenth International Congress in Nice, France, September 9—14, 2001. For information: IPA Secretariat; tel.: 1-847-784-1701; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.ipa-online.org
Call for Abstracts: Association for Convulsive Therapy. Submission deadline January 15, 2001. Abstracts should contain original material relevant to the field of ECT for paper or poster presentation at the ACT annual meeting May 6, 2001, in New Orleans. For information: tel.: 1-212-543-5568; fax: 1-212-543-6056; e-mail: email@example.com
February 25—27, 2001, American Neuropsychiatric Association 12th Annual Meeting, Sanibel Harbour Resort and Spa, Fort Myers, Florida. Four scientific sessions and two poster sessions will highlight new research. Special session topics will include the neuropsychiatry of thought and language as well as conversion disorder and malingering. Workshops February 24—25. For information: ANPA, as listed below.
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.: 1-614-447-2077; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org