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Additional Opportunities

Current Opportunities


Educational Resource: British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP) Online CME Resource

The British Association of Psychopharmacology (BAP) is offering an online CME (Continuing Professional Development in UK language) resource. While the resource is aimed at fully qualified psychiatrists, it will also be of interest to doctors working in primary care with a special interest in Psychiatry as well as Mental Health Pharmacists and any other practitioner with responsibility for prescribing psychotropic medication. Please click here to learn more.

Educational Resource: ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum Sixth Edition

ASCP is announcing the expanded and updated SIXTH EDITION of the ASCP Model Psychopharmacology Curriculum for Training Directors and Teachers of Psychopharmacology in Psychiatric Residency Programs. Quality, up to date training in clinical psychopharmacology is of critical importance for the modern psychiatrist. Please click here to learn more.


Current Opportunities

2011-2012 INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH

Registration for the 2011-2012 “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research” course is now open. The course will run from October 17, 2011 through March 13, 2012. Classes will be held on the NIH campus on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to approximately 6:30 p.m. There is no charge for the course; however, the textbook, Principles and Practice of Clinical Research, Second Edition is suggested as supplemental information for the course. A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the course, which is based on a final examination.

For additional information or to register, please visit the course website here or call the NIH Clinical Center, Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education at (301) 496-9425. The deadline for registering is October 7, 2011. An e-mail confirmation will be sent to those accepted into the program.

If you require reasonable accommodations to participate in this activity, please call (301) 496-9425 at least seven business days before the event between 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Please click her for more information.

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ISBD Call for Workshops

ISBD has now opened a call for workshops in conjunction with the 5th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders. The deadline for workshop submissions is August 15, 2011. Please click here for further information.

“Diagnosing, Assessing, and Treating Bipolar Disorder: an Experts Course for Those New to the Field”

The International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD) is conducting a one-day workshop for psychologists and psychiatrists on “Diagnosing, Assessing, and Treating Bipolar Disorder: an Experts Course for Those New to the Field” on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, the day before the “Ninth International Conference on Bipolar Disorder.” The session will take place at The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh Hotel adjacent to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center where the International Conference on Bipolar Disorder will be held.

There is no charge, and ISBD membership is not a requirement to participate. Space is limited, however, and applications need to be submitted by Monday, March 21, 2011. Please click here for the announcement, which contains additional information and an application.

Opportunity for Researchers in Australia

The Australasian Society for Bipolar Disorders will offer a scholarship in 2011. For further details click here For more information about ASBD, visit www.bipolardisorders.com.au.

GSK Junior Investigator Bipolar Disorder Travel Fellowships

The ISBD offered 10 Travel Fellowships to attend our meeting on January 27-30 2008 (details at www.kenes.com/isbd). These fellowship awards were open to MD and/or PhD psychiatric residents, postgraduate students and junior faculty up to the Assistant Professor or equivalent level with less than five years as faculty in their career trajectory.

Fellowship winners received:

  • Travel and meeting expenses to attend the 3rd Biennial Conference of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders
  • A complimentary 2 year membership in the ISBD
  • An opportunity to present a poster at the conference.
  • Participation in special programs at the meeting with an assigned mentor I
  • Invitation to a reception for fellowship winners and mentors.

Awards were offered for those from category 1 and 2 countries according to the ISBD Dues by Country listing (based on World Bank Classifications). Six of the 10 awards will be offered for those from category 1 countries. Winners must commit to attending the entire conference and presenting a poster in order to receive the award.

Congratulations to all of our winners!