Tuesday, May 20, 2014
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Shriners Hospital for Children, 7th Floor Auditorium


Accreditation:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


“Positive Psychiatry
presented by:

Dilip V. Jeste, M.D.
           Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging
        Director, Sam and Rose Stein Institute for Research on Aging
            Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry & Neurosciences
            Director of Education, Clinical and Translational Research Institute
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA

At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the contributions of positive psychological traits (resilience, optimism, wisdom) to mental and physical health.
  2. Explain the process of neuroplasticity of aging.
  3. Apply strategies to promote well-being and successful aging.


Educational Method:  Lecture

Target Audience:  MDs, Residents, Students, and Alumni

Disclosure (Speaker)
Dr. Jeste has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.