September 8-9, 2016
The Veritas Collaborative Symposium on Eating Disorders offers medical and mental health professionals the opportunity to learn from experts in the field of eating disorders to better apply best-practice care for patients and their families. With a multidisciplinary team of speakers, the Symposium aims to encourage collaboration and advocacy, promote evidence-based identification, diagnosis and treatment, and clarify the appropriate referral process. In short, the Symposium seeks to advance access to care to all individuals suffering from eating disorders.
Dr. Gaudiani is the Founder and Medical Director of the Gaudiani Clinic in Denver, CO, the premiere outpatient medical clinic in the country, dedicated to the care of adults with eating disorders, of all shapes and sizes. Completing her undergraduate work at Harvard, her medical school at Boston University, and her internal medicine residency and…
Dr. Levine is currently Physician General for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine. Her previous posts included: Vice -Chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Eating Disorders at the Penn State Hershey Children’s…
Dagan is a genderqueer trans boi who battled bulimia/EDNOS for fifteen years. They have a B.A. in Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies and a certificate in grant writing; a deep love for building community interdependence and grassroots power, and three neurotic dogs. They are staunchly dedicated to an active, dynamic and nuanced practice of intersectional/transnational…
Dr. Carson is currently Vice President of Science and Innovation for the Eating Recovery Center’s CORE Program for binge eating disorders in Denver, CO and consultant for the Pinegrove Behavioral Health and Addiction Center in Hattiesburg, MS. He is an active member on the board of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) and…
Kitty Westin is the founder of the Anna Westin Foundation which is now known as The Emily Program Foundation. She has spoken to millions of people about eating disorders through personal appearances and the media since her daughter’s death in 2000. She has been an outspoken advocate and she currently spends time in Washington DC…
Chase Bannister is the Co-Founder of Veritas Collaborative. Highly regarded for his emphasis on constituency-building and practice ethics, Chase carries an unmistakable zeal for advancing public awareness of eating disorders, evidence-based treatment, and access to care. A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Chase is credentialed as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist by the International Association of…
Dr. Roberto Olivardia is a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He has been researching and treating males with eating disorders for over 20 years. He maintains a private practice in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder and OCD. He is co-author of The Adonis Complex. He…
Dr. Kaplan is a graduate of Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. He completed his pediatric residency at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC and then trained at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. For the majority of Stuart’s career, he has dedicated his time navigating complex…
Physicians in Pediatrics and Family Practice, Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Psychotherapists, Psychologists, Dietitians, Licensed Professional Counselors, Social Workers, Health Educators, and other healthcare providers working with patients with eating disorders
At the conclusion of this knowledge-based program, the learner should be able to:
* Note: This session will provide 1.5 contact hours of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Psychologists.
* Due to mandatory state inspections of our new hospital, we will be unable to offer tours during this year’s Symposium. Because of this schedule change, we have updated the start time of our Grand Opening Reception to 5pm. Stay tuned for an invitation to attend an open house with tours this fall!
301 West Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701
Accommodations will be available at the Durham Marriott City Center. To make reservations, please visit the conference Marriott Registration Page.
(Last day to book: 8/18/16; $139.00 per night)
Durham Marriott City Center
301 West Morgan St.
Durham, NC 27701
No refunds will be issued after September 1, 2016. Substitutes are encouraged. Vouchers accepted. Registration includes online handouts and certificate of completion. Directions and parking information will be emailed with your confirmation letter. Breakfast, lunch, and reception provided.
Wake AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Day 1: 3.0 hours · Day 2: 7.0 hours
American Academy of Family Physicians: Application for 10.0 hours of CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.
Psychology Credit: This program will provide 1.5 contact hours of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina Psychologists. Partial credit will not be awarded.
Dietitian (CPEU): The Commission on Dietetic Registration has approved this conference for a maximum of 10.0 CPEU. Partial credit will not be awarded.
Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES): The North Carolina AHEC program is a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10.0 hours total Category I continuing education contact hours. Approval Number NC0092
Licensed Professional Counselors: This program is not approved for NBCC credit. However, LPCs can use up to 15 hours of non-NBCC credit for licensure renewal in North Carolina.
American Academy of Pediatrics: This continuing medical education activity has been reviewed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and is acceptable for a maximum of 10.00 AAP credits. These credits can be applied toward the AAP CME/CPD Award available to Fellows and Candidate Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Wake AHEC CEU:
Wake AHEC will provide 1.0 CEU to participants upon completion of this activity. Partial credit will not be awarded. Participants must attend 100% each day to receive credit.
Wake AHEC Contact Hours:
Wake AHEC will provide up to 10.0 Contact Hours to participants.
Additional Credit: Other health professionals will receive a certificate of attendance from an approved AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ activity. These certificates are accepted by the NC Boards for physician assistants, nurse practitioners and licensed professional counselors. NC Licensed Professional Counselors will be awarded contact hours. License requirements are subject to change. Wake AHEC recommends that participants contact their licensing boards for specific questions.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and policies of the North Carolina Medical Society through the Joint Providership of Wake AHEC and Veritas Collaborative. Wake AHEC is accredited by the NCMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Wake AHEC is part of the North Carolina AHEC Program.
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