UCSF CME: 3rd Annual Bay Area Maternal Mental Health Conference 2018


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Department: OB/GYN and Reproductive Sciences
Course Number: MMC19011
Activity Start Date: September 22, 2018
Activity End Date: September 22, 2018
Location: TBD, San Francisco, CA
Fees: Early Bird Ends - 7/15/2018
Physicians $200.00
Allied Health Professionals $200.00
Residents/Fellows/Students $100.00

Regular Fee Begins - 7/16/2018
Physicians $225.00
Allied Health Professionals $225.00
Residents/Fellows/Students $125.00


This is the third annual conference here in the Bay Area that will focus on maternal mental health and well-being, with speakers from throughout the area covering important topics that will improve the care our patients are receiving. We welcome all clinicians who work with women - whether through obstetrics and midwifery, in psychotherapy, providing fertility treatment, psychopharmacologists, pediatricians and family medicine clinicians, and others.

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The goal for this conference is to increase knowledge and competence in the treatment of mothers during pregnancy and postpartum, make clinicians more comfortable working with this population, and improve the treatment these women receive so that it reaches current standards of care.

The more specific objectives for the topics include:

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:

8:00am – 8.30am
Breakfast, Welcome and Introductions - Anna Glezer, MD

8:30am - 9:30am
Psychopharmacology During Lactation - Valerie Flaherman, MD

9:30am - 10:30am
Men’s Perinatal Mental Health - Daniel B. Singley, PhD

BREAK at 10:30

10:45am – 11:45 am
Marijuana and Pregnancy - Jeffrey Devido, MD

11:45am -12:15pm
Emotional Impact of Infertility - Samantha Franklin, LCSW


1:30pm – 2:00pm
Application of Screening, Treatment, and Referral Guidelines to Clinical Practice - Nancy Selix, CNM

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Yoga, Mindfulness, Meditation - Melissa Whippo, LCSW

2:30pm – 3:30pm
Prenatal Stress and Implications for Preterm Birth - Jennifer Felder, PhD

BREAK at 3:30pm

Breaking Through: Using Technology to Improve Maternal Mental Wellness - Chitra Akileswaran, MD

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Erin Morrow, MD
Anna Glezer, MD

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Travel & Lodging:

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before 9/1/2018 will be refunded, less a $25 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to registration@ocme.ucsf.edu.

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