This two-day course offers interactive learning formats that include debates, Q&A, case presentations, didactic lectures and group discussions. Participants will benefit from immediate feedback on where concepts and practices fit within the best evidence and standard approaches.
Skin Cancer and Sun Protection2021-05-10
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the US. It is also one of the most preventable types. As you start to peel back the winter layers to enjoy the start of summer, join Dr. Shinjita Das to learn more about sun protective measures, different forms of skin cancers, and when to see your doctor about a concerning skin lesion.
Program Conclusion (Online Program)2021-04-30
Dr. Kurz and various providers, a summation of learned concepts from pain psychology, mind body therapies and stress management, with time for group experience and reflection.
How do you talk to children about differences in the world? How do you support children who are victims of racism and discrimination? Aisha James, MD, MS, Gracia Kwete, MD, and Carlos Torres, MD, pediatricians and associate directors of Diversity and Equity at MGHfC, share tips on how to bring up these challenging topics to children and become allies in the work of creating an anti-racist society.
The goal of this two-day course is to address the outpatient care of common musculoskeletal problems by primary care providers. The diagnosis and non-surgical management of musculoskeletal disorders will be covered in lectures, case discussions, and video demonstrations of examination and injection techniques.
Integrative Medicine Workshop Sampler (10-12 pm) with mind body experts trained in pain management:
Updates on Psoriasis2021-04-21
Psoriasis is a long-term disorder where multiple parts of the body can become inflamed. It affects about 3% of the US population. In this talk, Dr. Flavia Fedeles will give an overview of the signs, symptoms, and diagnosis of the different types of psoriasis. She will also provide the latest guidelines for the management and treatment of psoriasis, including topical and systemic (biologic and non-biologic) medications.
ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and Mindfulness Meditation for Chronic Pain (Online Program)2021-04-16
Changing negative thoughts and pain sensations can seem impossible, but finding a way to function better and live a healthy life with pain is possible.
Pain psychologist Sarah Gray, PsyD, has tremendous experience working in the field of chronic pain at Spaulding Medford and, currently, the Dean Center for tick-borne illness.
A senior physical therapist in the Foxboro/BWH system delivers a very well-received, engaging, evidence-based comprehensive pain workshop.