Our Education

The way we create education has evolved to keep pace with pivotal trends sweeping health care and the varied learning preferences of health care professionals.

We provide mental health education to professionals in all disciplines. We also provide education beyond standard educational formats – all the way up to direct consultation on clinical care delivery.

Interactive Online Courses

These CME-certified courses are accessible on all devices and allow participants from around the world to share ideas with each other and with expert faculty. They offer an array of course materials, self- assessments, role-play videos and more. Topics include mind-body medicine, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and providing optimal care to veterans and their families.

Online Simulations

Our simulations immerse participants in virtual clinical encounters and present a menu of treatment and discussion options that mirror the complexities of real-world clinical decision-making.

Live Conferences

Each year we produce multiple live conferences and symposia that educate hundreds of mental health and primary care professionals. Our flagship Psychopharmacology conference is entering its 40th year, and other conferences focus on topics such as ADHD, autism, substance use disorders and more.

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In addition to our own conferences, our team offers conference planning and logistics expertise to organizations of all sizes. Areas that we can provide assistance on or manage fully include:

  • Content development
  • Registration
  • Securing and managing faculty
  • Budgeting and planning
  • Coordinating with accreditation entities
  • Collecting and managing disclosures
  • Marketing
  • Outcomes analysis
  • And much more!

Virtual Grand Round Series

We developed these interactive online series to provide free, high-quality education to mental health and primary care professionals around the world. Sessions are available in live and on-demand formats so you can use this series to educate your clinical staff on a variety of topics.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Modules

A series of self-assessment modules on mental health topics reviewed and approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) as part of a comprehensive self-assessment program, which is mandated by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) as a necessary component of Maintenance of Certification.

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Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Exam Preparation Course

This on-demand course helps psychiatry residents and practicing psychiatrists prepare for their respective American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN ) board exams and Maintenance of Certification exams. It contains more than 45 chapterized sessions on key topics in neurology and psychiatry.

Clinical Skills Verification

Take advantage of a personal learning experience within the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry and receive formative feedback, strengthen interviewing skills, and demonstrate clinical competency for American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) certification.

Patient Education

We produce a series of educational projects for patients and the general public, including live events and online programs on important mental health topics such as shared decision-making, veterans health, schizophrenia, depression and more.

Clinical Consulting Services

The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry provides formalized, institutional-level clinical oversight to hospitals, inpatient psychiatry units and outpatient departments of all sizes. This consultation includes in-person and telemedicine guidance that helps raise standards of care, improve clinical outcomes and develop workforce quality.

Publishing

We collaborate with subject matter experts to translate their expertise into printed books and Ebooks, such as The Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Update & Board Preparation, 3rd Edition. This 800-page book is available in print format and accessible Kindle, Nook and iPad on any smartphone or tablet.

Education Service Agreements

Expert clinician-researchers from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry are available to provide custom, hands-on, private training for international, commercial and private companies. These events often include hospital tours, patient panels and Q&A sessions.

iTunes

Our iTunes podcasts offer on-the-go access to our mental health education and engage tech-savvy learners who prefer to participate in education on mobile devices.

Collaborative Education Development

In many cases we work hand-in-hand with like-minded organizations to develop unique education designed to meet specific needs. One example is our national Theater of War: Soldiers and Citizens Tour (towtour.org). This tour included 50 events across the country and a dynamic mobile app. The tour was generously funded by Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation and created with our partners Outside the Wire, LLC; National Council for Behavioral Health; and Points of Light.

The services our team provides range across all aspects of content development, securing and managing faculty, coordinating with accreditation entities, collecting and managing disclosures, outcomes analysis, and much more.

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