Friday and Saturday, January 13–14, 2017


Sunday, January 15, 2017

8:00am–6:00pm Registration 7:30am

Course Directors: Andrea J. Weiss, MD and David Myland Kaufman, MD

Course Description

These preeminent intensive courses are for psychiatrists preparing for the Maintenance of Certification (Recertification) examinations. It presents up-to-date, evidence-based treatments for psychiatric disorders, emphasizing clinical matters and advances in diagnosis and treatment.

What Makes This Course Unique

These courses use a question-and-answer format via an anonymous electronic audience response system. The courses engage the attendee while comprehensively reviewing topics in psychiatry most relevant to the examination. They also provide a clinical review and update for psychiatrists in practice. This rigorous process draws the participants into the learning process and heightens their mastery of the subjects.

The experienced, practical, and goal-directed faculty will review responses and reinforce correct answers utilizing discussions and explanations. They will emphasize subjects that are critical, complicated, or otherwise important, and not belabor the obvious or dwell on the esoteric.

Educational Materials
Attendees will receive both an extensive syllabus and a separate question book.

Educational Objectives and Expected Outcome

These courses will prepare attendees to pass their Maintenance of Certification (Recertification) examination. They also provide an update of how to diagnose and treat patients who present with psychiatric disorders. Attendees will become aware of evidence-based treatments of psychiatric disorders to perform best practices.

Accreditation Statement

Albert Einstein College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.




The Psychiatry Certification Course
Friday and Saturday, January 13-14, 2017

Child and Adolescent Recertification Course
Sunday, January 15, 2017

SUNY College of Optometry – Joseph and Roberta Schwarz Theater
33 West 42nd Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues) • New York, NY 10036
The SUNY State College of Optometry across 42nd Street from the New York Public Library and Bryant Park.

“I am actually excited to study for my boards now”
“Dr. Kaufman is an excellent neurologist and speaker. He cleared the chaos in my brain!”
“I would recommend this course to everyone.”
“High Yield – Two thumbs up”
“Dr. Sparr was excellent- took an intimidating subject and made it understandable.”
“ I passed part I with flying colors. It was no surprise that I did so well on the Neurology (90%). I think everyone should take Dr. Kaufman’s course.”
“Top Flight – Great Instructors”
“Dr. Weiss is a great speaker and teacher. She is enthusiastic and clearly puts a lot into her presentations”
“I am more thoughtful and more strategic in my patient assessments.”