Santa Fe Conference Registration

Santa Fe Conference Registration


Creativity and Madness – Psychological Studies of Art and Artists conference July 30-August 3, 2018 in Santa Fe, New Mexico Registration:  $575 + $30 CE documentation fee

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The American Institute of Medical Education Creativity & Madness*SM- Psychological Studies of Art and Artists held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

Earn up to 24 CME/CE hours

Date: July 30 - Aug 3, 2018


Monday, July 30 (up to additional 6 CME/CE credits/hours)

8:25 am 8:35 am (1)

Welcome, presented by Jacqueline Berz-Panter, MA, MS and Barry Panter, PhD, MD

8:35 am (1) Maya Angelou: Resiliency, Courage and Poetic Grace, presented by Mary Gramling Barbee, PhD

9:30 am (1) Puccini: A Clinical Review of The Lover of Love and His Music, presented by Barry Panter, MD, PhD

15 Min Break

10:45 am - 12:45 am (2) Leonard Bernstein: A Psychological Study Illustrated by West Side Story, Case Presentation with Live Piano presented by Richard Kogan, MD, PhD


2 pm - 4 pm Discussion Panel included in the 24 CE credits/hours Led by Barry Panter, MD, PhD with faculty

Tuesday, July 31 (up to 4 CME/CE credits/hours)

8:30 am (1)  The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: Aging, the Past and the Brilliance of Old Gems Polished Anew presented by Jack Salem, BA

9:30 am (1) Flow States and Peak Experiences in the Grand Canyon: A Heuristic Exploration, presented by Adrienne Panter, PsyD, LPC  

15 Min Break

10:45 am (1) A Psychiatric Study of Zelig's Syndrome: Reel or Real? presented by Harry Karlinsky, MD

11:45 am (1) Edward Hopper: A Study Of Alienation, Aloneness and Misogyny, presented by Jon Shaw, MD

General Session ends at 12:45

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm, OPTIONAL WORKSHOP - 3 ADDITIONAL CE CREDITS - Pre-registration required; fee of $60

Ethics of Suicide/Informed Consent - presented by Mary Barkalow, MD

Wednesday, Aug 1 (up to 6 CME/CE credits/hours)

8:30 a.m.  (1) Hamlet and the Buddha: An Exploration of Psychological Conflict and Remedy presented by Michael Sperber, MD

9:30 a.m. (1) Physical and Mental health in Mozart’s Life: Melody and Malady presented by Henry Powell, MD

15 Min Break

10:45 am (1) Roger Waters of Pink Floyd: Healing Narcissism Can Take a Long Time presented by Jordan Price, LCSW, MSW

11:45 am (1) The Healing Power of Telling your Story - a Narrative Journey Through a Woman’s Life  presented by Gail Meyer, LCSW


2:00 p.m. - 4:00 pm Discussion Panel Included in the 24 CME/CE credits/hours Led by Barry Panter, MD PhD. with faculty, Included in the 24 CE credits/hours

Thursday, Aug 2 (up to 4 CME/CE credits/hours)

8:30 am (1) Frida Kahlo Teaches Medical Students About Empathy and Compassion presented by Janet Roseman, PhD, R-DMT

9:30 am (1) Cell Phone Art and Identity presented by Jody Eng, PhD, MBA

15 Min Break

10:45 am (1) Into the Mythic: Self-Care for the Reluctant Clinician presented by Greg Scharf, MS, MA, MFT

11:45 am (1) Pernicious Creativity and Forensic Madness: a Psychological Perspective on the Art of War presented by Godfrey Ripley, MD 

General Session ends at 12:45

OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS - 3 ADDITIONAL CME/CE CREDITS - Pre-registration required $60

2:00 – 5:00 pm Ethics – Families/Child Custody presented by S. Snow PhD and R. Snow, PhD

2:00 – 5:00 PM Writing our Stories presented by Gail Meyer, MSW, LCSW

Conference Final Day, Friday, Aug 3 (up to 4 CME/CE credits/hours) 

8:30 am (1) Florence Foster Jenkins: Delusional Diva or Legendary Opportunist? presented by William C. Wimmer, MD and Laura M. Stokes, MPAS 

9:30 am (1) Bipolar Temperaments in Naguib Mahfouz’s Novels presented by Radwan Haykal, MD 

15 minute break

10:45 am (1) A Room of One’s Own: Madness, Creativity and Asylum Space presented by Michael Uebel, MSSW

11:45 am (1) Psychobiography, Trauma and Creativity: The Cases of Ernest Hemingway and Sigmund Freud presented by Antolin Trinidad, MD, PhD


Join us for engaging continuing education.
Enjoy the fine restaurants, museums, shops and glorious sunsets of one of the world’s most popular destination cities.

Conference Co-Chairs:
Barry M. Panter, MD, PhD
Jacqueline Berz Panter, MA, MS

Registration:  $575 + $30 CE documentation fee plus Optional additional CE credit workshops as listed
Coffee/Tea and pastry are included each morning.
*We reserve the right to make changes as necessary and will do our best to update information immediately regarding any potential change.
The Conference is held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center – 201 West Marcy Street
We have discounted room rates at various hotels in Santa Fe based on availability. 

To Register or for additional information and to add optional workshops, please call our office 800-348-8441 or email us at


Cancellation Policy: $100 before July 1, no refunds thereafter. Cancellations must be received in writing.



The American Institute of Medical Education (AIMED) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing education for physicians.

AIMED designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Board of Registered Nursing – AIMED is a Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP4359 for 24 contact hours.

AIMED is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects for the program.

NAADAC – National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. Provider number 74093

This program is approved by National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 88-65899292-2032 for up to 30 social work continuing education contact hours.

Program is approved by Florida Department of Professional Regulations, 50-1958

Program is approved by New York State–AIMED, SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0328.

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