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The Winter HCNE Headache Symposium

March 10, 2023 - March 11, 2023

This exciting symposium is designed for physicians, dentists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, and other health professionals to learn from the leaders in headache medicine.

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Accreditation & Designation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and the Headache Cooperative of the Northeast (HCNE). Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Contact Hours: 17, of which TBD are pharmacology worthy.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participants will be able to:

  • Describe the classification, diagnosis, treatment alternatives and ways to measure outcome for
    the common primary headache disorders.
  • Examine the most recent evidence for the CGRP modulating agents in the acute and preventive
    treatment of migraine.
  • Examine the various issues in the chronification of migraine including controversies in the
    diagnosis of medication overuse headache.
  • Discuss opportunities for intervention during the migraine prodrome.
  • Explain migraine genetics and the relevance to clinical practice.
  • Discuss how preclinical models of migraine with aura can help to understand symptoms and
    identify therapeutic targets.
  • Discuss the science of psychedelics across the various pain disorders.
  • Describe the role of inflammation in the progression from acute to chronic pain.
  • Discuss the “third wave” behavioral treatments for migraine.
  • Explain the role of hormones in headache throughout the life span.
  • Describe the current understanding and controversies in the diagnosis of vestibular migraine.
  • Explain the intersection of functional neurological disorders with migraine.
  • Describe the relationship between COVID-19 and headache.

The Hyatt Regency, Greenwich, CT

We hope many of you will choose to join us at Greenwich this March. One of the highlights is the location itself. Experience coastal charm at Hyatt Regency Greenwich where you will find a relaxing retreat in the heart of a picturesque town. The venue’s location makes it easy to explore
the town’s historic mansions and museums, walk on the area’s best beaches, or take a stroll along the quaint Greenwich Avenue.

We have a limited number of rooms available a highly discounted rate (about half the normal rate). In order to be eligible to book a room, you need to register for the conference first. If are considering staying at Greenwich, we encourage you to register and book while rooms are still available.



March 10, 2023
March 11, 2023


Hyatt Regency Greenwich
1800 E Putnam Ave
Old Greenwich, CT 06870 United States
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