Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Conferences


Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Conferences

1) The 2014 Stanford ME/CFS Symposium: Advances in Clinical Care and Translational Research will be presented by the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and Stanford Hospital & Clinics on March 19, 2014.

Conference topics include diagnosing ME/CFS, epidemiology, cytokine abnormalities, gene expression, cardiovascular and MRI findings in ME/CFS.  The conference is intended for primary care physicians, family physicians, internists, cardiologists, neurologists, infectious disease specialists, psychiatrists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, researchers and interested allied health professionals who manage patients with ME/CFS and has been designated for a maximum of 8.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

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2) The 11th International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) Biennial International Research and Clinical Conference will be held in San Francisco, California, March 20-23, 2014.  The conference is co-sponsored by Stanford University and will be held at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel with special discounted room rates of $199/night.

Conference topics include fatigue, post-exertional malaise, pain, sleep, pediatrics, cognition, and brain function in CFS/ME and fibromyalgia.  Sessions will address advances in assessment and treatment (from biological to behavioral) as well as new developments in virology, immunology, and neuroendocrinology.

Attendees to IACFS/ME conferences are primarily biomedical and behavioral professionals, including clinicians, researchers, and educators.  It is anticipated that this event will be accredited for continuing medical education for Category 1 CME (physicians), CNE for nurses, and CPE for pharmacists.

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For more information on the diagnosis and treatment of ME/CFS:

ME/CFS: A Primer for Clinical Practitioners

Canadian Consensus Document for ME/CFS