The CINP Education Committee is organizing various activities throughout the year all over the world and in collaboration with other regional or national societies to share cutting-edge neuroscientist knowledge with local doctors and young scientists.
CINP Education Committee (2018-2020)
Chair: Joseph Zohar, Israel
Below you can find an overview of past educational events.
Interactive Seminar (November 2-4, 2019 – Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
In collaboration with IBM (Institute of Brain Medicine) and support from Lundbeck Hong-Kong, the CINP Education Committee organized a three-day interactive seminar for psychiatrists, G.P with specific interest and expertise in psychiatry disorders as well as some pre-clinical researchers.
More than 50 participants were separated into three groups and conducted very fruitful and enlightening discussion after each table of the three faculty members, Pierre Blier (CINP President-Elect), Siu Wa Tang (IBM chair and the local organizer of 2010 CINP World Congress in Hong Kong) and Joseph Zohar (CINP Vice President & Chair of CINP Educational Committee).
The participants extremely appreciated the organization of this seminar by CINP and IBM, and thanked the speakers for coming despite the unrest situation in Hong-Kong.
Plenary Lecture - CINP meets AfCNP (July 26-27, 2019 - Eldoret, Kenya)
CINP being the international CNP seeks to deeper and strengthen the collaboration with other regional, continental and international colleges.
The title of the plenary lecture carried out by CINP Vice-President Prof. Joseph Zohar and chair of education committee was “CINP meet AfCNP” and introduced NbN (Neuroscience based Nomenclature) to the participants in this meeting.
This initiative which also offer a free apps (NbN—2R and NbN-CA) is especially useful in places like Africa as it offers cutting-edge, frequently updated, scientific based sophisticated tool free of charge
For places with a high usage of smart phones but a lack of resources, this app can be a particular useful clinical tool and can be used by psychiatrists, but also other mental health professions.
The feedback from the audience was excellent and they thank CINP for participating in their meeting. It was also acknowledged that the plenary focus on using technology to enhance scientific knowledge and precise informed prescribing and doing it in way that it provides, free of charge, easily accessible tool.
Educative Course in Psychiatry (June 14-16, 2019 - Kolkata, India)
In collaboration with Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., CINP organized an educational course for 250 psychiatrists from the Bangalore area in Kolkata, India on June 14th-16th, 2019.
After this very successful meeting which was highly appreciated by all participants, the CINP Education Committee plans to continue such meetings in the future.
Future activities of the committee include a CINP talk at the upcoming congress of the African college of Neuropharmacology (AfCNP) in Kenya (July 2019), and a seminar for young psychiatrists in collaboration with Edith Serfaty in Argentina (November 2019).