Educational Programs

Educational Programs

The IETF facilitates educational programs in order to educate patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and the general public about essential tremor. Programs may cover the following topics: the diagnosis process, current treatment options, research, support groups, assistive technology, and more. Review the listings below for more information. You can also check our events to learn about other events and support group meetings. 

ET Education Forums

The IETF is restarting its in-person education events. We host several education forums each year in large cities throughout the U.S. to share diagnostic techniques, treatment options, current research and more. Take a look at what we have coming up below and watch this site for more events to come. All events are FREE! Join us to learn and connect with others impacted by essential tremor.


ET Education Forum in Lee’s Summit, MO

Date:   Saturday, July 30, 2022
Time:   9 a.m. to Noon
Place:   The Pavilion at John Knox Village
520 NW Murray Road
Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Thank you to our corporate partners who helped make these virtual education events and podcasts possible!

Podcasts

Listen in to our conversations with experts in the field of essential tremor to learn about diagnosis, surgical options, coping techniques, ET research and much more.

Teleconferences

The International Essential Tremor Foundation is proud to present these teleconferences to help you better understand essential tremor. These teleconferences focus on a different aspect of essential tremor and are led by top experts in ET care and research.

IETF Partner Educational Opportunities

Abbott

New Treatment Frontiers for Essential Tremor

Join this in this interactive webinar to discuss the evolution of essential tremor treatment beyond medications.

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. (ET)
Place: Online

Presented by:
Dr. Brian Kopell, professor of neurology at Mount Sinai Hospital, and Dr. Fiona Gupta, movement disorder specialist at Mount Sinai Hospital.

Register here.


Move Beyond the Limits of Your Current Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) System

Join this interactive discussion to learn more about why you should consider upgrading your current Implantable Pulse Generator with an Infinity IPG.

Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Time: 5 p.m. (ET)
Place: Online

Presented by:
Barbara Williams and Sri Pallavaram, Ph.D.

Register here.


Boston Scientific

DBS for Essential Tremor (ET): A Neurosurgeon’s Perspective

Learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and how it could make a difference for you.

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Time: 7 p.m. (ET)
Place: Online

Presenter: Dr. Vivek Buch, neurosurgeon, Stanford Hospital

RSVP by clicking here.


Hear from a Neurosurgeon About Surgical Options for Essential Tremor (ET)

Learn more about Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) and how it could make a difference for you.

Date: Friday, June 24, 2022
Time: 3 p.m. (ET)
Place: Online

Presenter: Dr. Ryder Gwinn, neurosurgeon, EvergreenHealth

RSVP by clicking here.