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Meeting Schedule

Thursday November 2nd

7:00-8:00pm Registration

8:00-9:30pm Meet and Greet


Friday November 3rd

6:00-7:00am Early-bird topic discussion meeting

7:00-8:00am Breakfast (on your own)

8:00-8:15am Welcome/Opening remarks

8:15-9:30   John F. Kelly, Ph.D.: "Stigma of Addiction"

9:30-10:45  Greg Jones, M.D.: TBA

10:45-11:00am Break

11:00-12:30am Physician Health Programs: Overview/Questions

                            -Mark Albanese, M.D.

                            -Greg Jones, M.D.

                            -Linda Bresnahan

                            -Terry Bedient

1:00-2:30pm Alanon Luncheon

3:00-4:00pm Step Meeting

   Dinner on your own

7:30-8:30pm AA and Alanon Meetings



Saturday November 4th

6:00-7:00am Early Bird topic discussion meeting

7:00-8:00am Breakfast (on your own)

8:00-8:15am Housekeeping remarks

8:15-9:30am Mel Pohl, M.D.: Pain and Addiction

9:30-10:45am Mark Stelzer Ph.D.: "Our Stories Disclose"

10:45-11:00am Break

11:00-12:15pm  Harry Haroutunian, M.D. "Spirituality for the Physician in Recovery"

12:15-1:00pm Discussion

1:00-2:30pm Luncheon- (provided)

3:00-4:00pm Step Meeting

5:30-6:00pm  NEPG steering committee meeting

6:30-9:00pm 45th Annual NEPG Banquet

Sunday November 5th

6:30-7:30am Early Bird topic discussion meeting

7:30-8:30am Breakfast (on your own)

8:30-9:30am Spiritual Message

9:30-10:15am Closing Remarks and Farewells

CME Credits

Accreditation Statement:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Massachusetts Medical Society through the joint providership of Berkshire Health Systems and New England Professional Group.  Berkshire Health Systems is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


AMA Credit Designation Statement: Berkshire Health Systems designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity. 

 Disclosure: In accordance with the ACCME Standards of Commercial Support disclosure will be made before the program regarding the existence of any relationship that exists between the faculty and the manufacturers of any commercial products.

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