Educational Programs

Educational Programs

The IETF facilitates and share information on a variety of educational programs to educate patients, caregivers, healthcare providers and the general public about essential tremor (ET). Programs may cover the following topics: the diagnosis of ET, 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 upcoming presentations at support group meetings.

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

Sage RX
Biogen
Boston Scientific
Cala
Jazz Pharma
Medtronic
Praxis Medicines
Allevion

Talking Essential Tremor 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

Boston Scientific

Learn How to Take Control of Your Essential Tremor

Join Boston Scientific at this in-person event to learn about Deep Brain Stimulation. Speakers are Anna Manor and Jacob Day.

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2024
Time: Noon to 1 p.m. (PDT)
Location: Newport Beach Public Library
1000 Avocado Avenue
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Click here to register.


Insightec

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr G. Rees Cosgrove, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr Craig H. Rabb, of Creighton University School of Medicine, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Friday, June 14, 2024
Time: 2 p.m. (CST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr Iahn Cajigas, of the University of Pennsylvania, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Time: 2 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr Shannon Clark, of Sentara Neurosurgery Specialists, for a virtual education event as she discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Shervin Rahimpour, of the University of Utah Health, for a patient centered virtual education event as he discusses treatment options for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease.

Date: Monday, July 8, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (MST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Francisco A. Ponce for a patient centered virtual education event as he discusses treatment options for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease.

Date: Thursday, July 11 2024
Time: 4:30 p.m. (MST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Ashwin Ramayya, of Stanford Medicine, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2024
Time: 4 p.m. (PST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Douglas R. Taylor, of West Tennessee Neuroscience and Spine, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (CST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Nadia Hammoud for a virtual education event as she discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2024
Time: 4 p.m. (CST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Drew Kern, of the University of Colorado Movement Disorders Center, for a patient-centered educational event to discuss treatment options tailored specifically to individuals diagnosed with essential tremor.

Date: Friday, July 19, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (MST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

You are invited to join Dr. Vibhor Krishna and Dr. Daniel Roque of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a patient-centered virtual educational series. This session will offer a comprehensive overview of essential tremor (ET), discuss the diagnostic process, and provide guidance on how to effectively communicate with your doctor.

Date: Monday, July 22, 2024
Time: 1:30 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr Albert Fenoy, of North Shore University Hospital at Northwell Health, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Tuesday, July 23 2024
Time: 6 p.m. (ET)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Justin Martello, with ChristianaCare Neurosciences, for a virtual education event as he discusses the incisionless, outpatient treatment for patients diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease. Event attendees will learn how this innovative treatment can enhance and transform patients’ lives by improving hand tremor without invasive surgery.

Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024
Time: 4 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

Medtronic

Learn More about Treatment Options for Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease

Participate in this free seminar at Lambeau Field, to learn about treatment options for essential tremor (ET) and Parkinson’s disease. Special guest will be Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, formerly of the Green Bay Packers, who will discuss his dad’s journey with PD. Deep Brain Stimulation will be a main topic of discussion. Breakfast is included and registration is required. Spots are limited.

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2024
Time: 9:30 – 11:15 a.m. (CDT) (Doors open at 9 a.m.)
Location: Lambeau Field
1265 Lombardi Ave
Green Bay, WI 54304

Click here to register or call/text Chelsea, 937-689-9037.