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4th Annual Conference on Psychedelics and Psychedelic Medicine

Event Date(s): Nov 15, 2024 - 09:00am to Nov 16, 2024 - 06:00pmRegister For This Conference

Conference Details

We invite you to join us at the Westin Copley place in Boston for our 4th Annual Conference on Psychedelics and Psychedelic Medicine conference. 


Please Note: The conference will be held in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

This conference will provide up-to-date overviews and discussions of advances in the field of psychedelics and psychedelic-assisted therapies, with an emphasis on clinical studies and practice. Mechanisms of action including pharmacology, neuroscience, psychodynamic theory will be discussed, with a focus on specific clinical entities such as depression, PTSD, and addictions. Additional panel discussions and presentations will explore history, ethics, cultural issues, plant medicine, and many other relevant topics within the rapidly growing field of psychedelic medicine.

Why Attend? 

  1. Gain Knowledge, Insight, and Comprehension: Keep abreast of the latest developments in psychedelics and psychedelic-assisted therapies, focusing on clinical research and practical applications. 
  2. Connect and Build Relationships: Engage with peers and specialists in the psychedelics industry, fostering networking opportunities and collaborations throughout the conference and beyond. 
  3. Stay Current and Informed: Expand your understanding of the dynamic field of psychedelic medicine by participating in panel discussions and presentations that cover a wide range of topics, including history, ethics, culture, plant medicine, and other pertinent issues. 

Can't attend in person? Register for the Virtual Psychedelics Conference



MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals

Early Bird Registration (before August 15, 2024: $650

Regular Registration (after August 15, 2024): $750.00

Other Professionals or Trainees
Early Bird Registration (before August 15, 2024): $575

Regular Registration (after August 15, 2024) $675.00

Residents & Medical Students: $150.00

Ticketed Lunch Seminar (Optional):

Building a Psychedelic Assisted Therapy Practice - November 16, 2024



Price: $65.00 

The conference syllabus is a printed book with all slide presentations and space to take notes adjacent to each slide. Please note, all syllabus purchases are non-refundable and non-shippable and must be picked up onsite at the conference. As an alternative to purchasing a conference syllabus, we provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees.


We provide all attendees  with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. The e-syllabus will be available for 30 days after the conference. 

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by October 2, 2024.  No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after October 2, 2024. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.

Conference Summary

Conference Topic:Conference, Psychopharmacology
Conference Format:Conference
Target Audience:

This program is intended for mental health practitioners including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers and clinical psychologists.

Event Starts: Nov 15, 2024 - 09:00am
Event Ends: Nov 16, 2024 - 06:00pm
Cost: $750.00

Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Compare different models of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy (eg, psycholytic vs psychedelic)
  2. Explain the neuropsychopharmacology of classical psychedelics as well as atypical psychedelics such as ketamine and empathogens such as MDMA
  3. Identify hypotheses for mechanisms of action of psychedelics on the brain, based on recent neuroimaging studies
  4. Critique contemporary medico-cultural issues within psychedelic research, including race-based structural biases and epistemic injustice
  5. Assess potential applications of psychedelic-assisted therapy in extra-psychiatric fields, such as within palliative care and spirituality, as well as within medicine, such as for pain and immunomodulation

We have a dedicated staff member who is available by phone 5 days per week between 8 am and 5 pm by calling 866-644-7792 or email at mghcme@mgh.harvard.edu. All inquiries will be dealt with in a timely  (within one business day) and professional manner. Requests for credits or refunds will be reviewed by the Director of the Division of Professional and Public Education, Massachusetts General Hospital. Please refer to our cancellation policy for additional information.”