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Eating Recovery Center To Present 9 Sessions At The 2021 Annual International Association Of Eating Disorder Professionals (Iaedp) Symposium

March 10, 2021
ERC Leaders Including Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, CEDS-S, Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, CEDS, F.iaedp, and More Featured in the iaedp Annual Conference educational lineup

The 2021 iaedp symposium, titled As the World Turns: Unforeseen Challenges and Dynamic Solutions, takes place virtually March 18-21. Always one of the preeminent industry conferences of the year, the symposium promises exciting keynote speakers, renowned core courses and 50 workshops. The program includes Eating Recovery Center thought leaders presenting on 11 topics, including two in the Spanish track. The complete list of ERC presenters is below. 

Beginning the morning of Thursday, March 18, all sessions will be available on-demand for convenient viewing, with sessions accessible through September for those who register for the symposium.  

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Featured Sessions 


Leading by Example: A How-To Workshop for iaedp Certification Supervisors 

Delia Aldridge, MD, FAPA, CEDS-S 


Psychiatrist Role in the Treatment of Eating Disorders 

Delia Aldridge, MD, FAPA, CEDS-S 


Entendimiento y Manejo de los TCASD 

Ovidio Bermudez, MD 


El Primer Caso de Bulimia Nervosa Visto Desde los Enfoques Modernos de Tratamiento: Una Conversación en El Siglo XXI 

Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, CEDS, F.iaedp 


The Oxytocin Paradox – “Miracle Cure” or “Extraordinary Hype”? A Novel Therapeutic Option for the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa or a Counterproductive Hormone Preventing Weight Gain 

Ralph Carson, LD, RD, PhD 


The Psychological Impact of COVID-19 and the Current Social Environment on Adolescents and Young Adults 

Susan McClanahan, PhD, CEDS 


Pivoting to Provide Virtual PHP and IOP to Reduce Barriers to Care During a Global Pandemic: Data-Informed Lessons Learned in Collaboration and Patient Care 

Casey Tallent, PhD; Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, CEDS-S; Brandi Stalzer, LIMPH, LPC, LPCC; Kristie Simmons, MS, RD, CEDRD-S 


Nursing Care for Eating Disorders 

Amy Richards, BSN, RN 


Prescribing Ketamine in the Treatment of Eating Disorders 

Anne Marie O’Melia, MS, MD, CEDS-S; Elizabeth Wassenaar, MD, CEDS; Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S 


For the complete schedule, visit the iaedp website here

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