CEDARTREE/NIDUS Delirium Boot Camp: Nov. 1-3, 2017

The annual Delirium Boot Camp began in 2013 through a K07 grant from the NIH to fund the Center of Excellence for Delirium in Aging: Research, Training and Educational Enhancement (CEDARTREE), with the goal of advancing research and training in delirium. Now in its 5th year, the Delirium Boot Camp will be co-hosted by CEDARTREE and NIDUS. The Chairs for this year’s event are Donna Fick, PhD, MSN, Pennsylvania State University, and Wes Ely, MD, MPH, Vanderbilt University, the NIDUS Mentorship Task Force Leaders. Other participating faculty will include Sharon Inouye, MD, MPH, Ed Marcantonio, MD, SM, Rich Jones, ScD, and Tom Travison, PhD, as well as a number of other respected guest speakers.

The CEDARTREE/NIDUS Delirium Boot Camp will take place on Nov. 1-3, 2017, in Boston, MA. It is open to researchers from any discipline who want to gain expertise in delirium research. The Boot Camp offers a mock grant review, in depth training on use of the CAM, and many other didactic sessions covering a wide range of topics relevant to delirium research. We are happy to announce that a limited number of travel awards will be available to participants this year.

Planning for this year’s Boot Camp is currently underway. All information for this year’s event, including application information, will be updated on this site when available. Please join our email list to receive announcements about this event.


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Popular topics from past Boot Camps:

  • Mock NIH Study Section for grant review
  • Interactive training on use of the CAM, CAM-S and 3D-CAM
  • Non-pharmacologic intervention for delirium
  • Use of biomarkers in delirium research
  • Neuroimaging and neurophysiologic approaches
  • Methodological challenges in delirium research
  • Animal models for delirium
  • Clinical Trials

Hear from past Boot Camp Participants:

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 “Vast wealth of knowledge and expertise in room – I felt like I was meeting delirium royalty!” 

Boot Camp 2016 Participant

“It was very helpful to receive feedback on my proposal and to connect with junior researchers with similar interests as myself.  It’s always great to expand my network of excellent colleagues.”

Boot Camp 2015 Participant

“I gained in-depth knowledge in the most up-to-date delirium research and I was able to network with the fellow researchers in this field.  I felt like all of the sessions were extremely relevant and provided insight.”

Boot Camp 2014 Participant