Patient and Family Resource Center

11th Annual Schizophrenia Education Day: How Recent Advances in Treatment Can Help Improve the Lives of Patients and Their Families

About this event

DATE: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

Registration: 9:15 to 10 am

Program: 10 am to 3:15 pm


The Starr Center Auditorium

Mass. General Hospital

185 Cambridge St., 2nd Floor

Boston, MA 02114



Phone: 866-644-7792


This free educational program is made possible by generous support from the Sidney R. Baer, Jr. Foundation.



9:15 to 10 am



10:00-10:15 am

Welcome and Introduction:
David C. Henderson, MD

George Handran, Esq, Trustee,
Sidney R. Baer Jr., Foundation

10:15-10:45 am

Social Cognition in Schizophrenia
Daphne J. Holt, MD, PhD

10:40-11:00 am

Questions & Answers

11:00-11:30 am

Update on Folic Acid: Clinical Trial Results
And a New Focus on Prevention
Joshua Roffman, MD, MMSc

11:30-11:45 am

Questions & Answers


11:45-12:00 pm

Shared Decision Making Survey


12:00 pm -12:45 pm


12:45-1:30 pm

Navigating the Mental Health System:
Patient Interview and Discussion

Abigail Donovan, MD



1:30-1:45 pm

Questions and Answers



Recovery-Based Group Therapy:
Skills, Support, and Social Interaction
Corinne Cather, PhD


2:15-2:3 pm

Questions & Answers


2:30-3:00 pm

Back to the Future: Integrated Medical and Psychiatric Care
Oliver Freudenreich, MD


3:00-3:15 pm

Questions & Answers


3:15 pm

Program Adjourns