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 hosts education forums in large cities throughout the U.S. to share diagnostic techniques, treatment options, current research and more. Watch this site for new listings. All events are FREE! Join us to learn and connect with others impacted by essential tremor.

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

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

Is DBS Right for My Essential Tremor?

Join us for this free webinar. There is no commitment and you will not be asked for payment of any kind to attend.

Date: Monday, March 4, 2024
Time: 2 -3 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

Insightec

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Travis Tierney, of the Miami Neuroscience Center at Larkin, 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: Monday, February 26, 2024
Time: 2 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Ausaf A. Bari, of UCLA 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: Monday, March 5, 2024
Time: 6 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, March 6, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (CST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Tony R. Wang, of Swedish Neuroscience Institute, 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, March 6, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (PST)
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 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, March 8, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (MST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Nandan Lad and Dr. Stephen C. Harward II, of Duke University Medical Center, for a virtual education event as they discuss 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, March 12, 2024
Time: 1 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

Mass General Hospital Patient Centered Education Event

Join Dr. Jeffrey Schweitzer, of Mass General Hospital, for a virtual education event as he discusses treatment options tailored specifically to individuals diagnosed with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease.

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2024
Time: 2:30 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Justin D. Hilliard, from UF Health in Gainesville, FL, 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: Monday, March 18, 2024
Time: 5 p.m. (ET)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

Let’s Talk Focused Ultrasound and Deep Brain Stimulation

Join Dr. Sepehr Sani, of Rush University Medical Center, for a virtual education event as he discusses different topics for patients with essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease.

Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2024
Time: 4 p.m. (CST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

From Dependent to Independent

Join Dr. Mark Hoeprich, of Kettering 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: Monday, March 25, 2024
Time: 3 p.m. (ET)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

 

Treatment Options for Essential Tremor and Parkinson’s Disease

Join Dr. Chandan Reddy, director of functional neurosurgery at AdventHealth Celebration, for a free online educational program to learn about MR-guided focused ultrasound for treating essential tremor. This incision-free, one-session outpatient procedure uses magnetic resonance imaging to help your surgeon direct concentrated ultrasound waves on a specific portion of brain tissue that is causing tremors.

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Time: 6 p.m. (EST)
Location: Online via Zoom

Click here to register.

 

Medtronic

Living Well with Essential Tremor

Learn more about essential tremor symptoms (ET) and treatment options from movement disorder specialist Jennie L. Davis, DO, and a panel of therapists, people with ET and advocacy organizations. This event is free. A light lunch will be provided.

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2024
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (PST)
Location: Greater Maple Valley Community Center
22010 SE 248th St.
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Click here to register.