Announcement: National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health & Well-Being

13 Sep 2019 5:30 PM | Anonymous

Attend the National Conference on Medical Student Mental Health and Well-Being on September 18-19, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt New York.  The conference focuses on the mental health needs of medical students, with the goal of identifying innovative methods for fostering greater resilience and well-being that can be implemented at institutions around the country.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Detection and treatment of major mental disorders in early adulthood
  • Stresses of medical school and the transition to residency
  • Administrative issues related to mental illness in medical students
  • Strategies to prevent burnout and promote resilience and well-being
  • Best practices for improving medical student mental health
  • Suicide prevention

The program is hosted by Weill Cornell Medicine, in partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges, the Associated Medical Schools of New York, and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  We are pleased to welcome more than 30 expert speakers from around the country.  View the conference program here.

This course is designed for medical school deans, university and teaching hospital administrators, faculty physicians, researchers, mental health professionals, and medical students.  Individuals working in medical education, admissions, and student affairs fields at medical schools will benefit from the clinical, scientific, and administrative discussions during the conference.

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

Weill Cornell Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Weill Cornell Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Contact mentalhealth2019@med.cornell.edu with questions or to join our mailing list. 

   
   

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