A Practical Workshop Training
Eating Disorders in Women
Identifying, Treating, Healing
This event is free. Space is limited. Registration is required. 
Register at
Thursday, March 26, 2015 5:00-8:00 PM

Continuing the conversation started at our 2014 Annual Quality Conference, a multi-disciplinary group of providers will discuss the practicalities of recognizing the signs, providing treatment and helping to heal adult and adolescent women with eating disorders.


The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Auditorium 170
222 Richmond Street, Providence, RI

Parking available at adjacent Richmond Garage

5:00-5:25 PM Registration, Dinner and Networking

5:25-5:30 PM Workshop Opening
Karen Rosene-Montella, MD Co-chair, Women’s Health Council of RI

5:30-7:30 PM Multi-disciplinary Panel Presentation

Overview: Teri Pearlstein, MD
Diagnosis and Individual Psychotherapy: Christina Boisseau, PhD
Psychiatric Treatment: Teri Pearlstein, MD
Role of Dietitian: Adriana Brayman, RD, LDN, CNSC
Medical Complications and Inpatient Care: Abigail Donaldson, MD
Family Based Treatment: Christina Tortolani, PhD

7:30-8:00 PM Q&A with all speakers

Educational  Objectives
Through case studies and discussions with experts we will embrace the tools to transform how you and your patients function. At the conclusion of the activity, attendees should be able to:
  • List the different diagnostic labels and related comorbidities within the larger category of eating disorders
  • Apply the process and resources for identifying eating disorders and referring for treatment
  • Identify the area resources available to include in a care team for eating disorder patients.
  • Recognize how family based treatment can be successful in the treatment of eating disorders and when to successfully refer to this type of treatment

Brown University
Alpert Medical School

CME Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Women’s Health Council of RI. The Warren Alpert Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: The Warren Alpert Medical School is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education credits for Psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for Category 1 CE Credit. Credits available to RI licensed psychologists only.
Nurses: This activity has been submitted to Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) for approval to award contact hours. Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD) is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Social Workers:  This activity is submitted and pending by the NASW, Rhode Island for 2.5 CE’s.

Register at whcconference.org

Women's Health Council of RI  www.womenshealthcouncil.org