Course Dates:

Course Dates:

This course runs once a year in the summer. For details on the next iteration of this course, please visit the overview page.


Course Website

Course Website

When registered for the course, you will be provided a personalized username and password that allows you to sign-in.


Presenter

Course Directors:

P. Ellen Grant, MD | Professor and Pediatrics and Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Alexander Lin, PhD | Assistant Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School

Course Topics

This course includes the following topics and was designed to be taken at your own pace.

Course Introduction
1 week


Unit 1: Electroencephalography (EEG)
1 week


Unit 2: Magnetoencephalography (MEG)
1 week


Unit 3: Quantitative near-infrared spectroscopy (qNIRS)
1 week


Unit 4: Functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS)
1 week


Unit 5: Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
1 week


Unit 5.1: Anatomical MRI
1 week


Unit 5.2: Diffusion MRI
1 week


Unit 5.3: Functional MRI (fMRI)
1 week


Unit 5.4: Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)
1 week


Unit 5.5: Cerebrovascular monitoring (CVM)
1 week


Course Conclusion
1 week

Participant Expectations

Participants are expected to dedicate 2-4 hours of time to the course each week. Course activities include watching videos, completing assessments, reading supplemental resources, and participating in message board discussions.

A full course schedule has been included above. Participants may work through the course at their own pace, but must meet all course deadlines in order to remain eligible for a certificate of completion and/or CME credit certificate.

Completing the Course

Each participant is eligible for a certificate of completion upon viewing all course lecture videos and completing course assignments.

CME Credit: The Harvard Catalyst Education Program is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Harvard Catalyst Education Program designates this enduring material for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. In order to receive CME credits, participants must complete the course in its entirety by the designated timelines listed in the course schedule. Completion of the course includes the following:

  • Watching all videos for the course
  • Completing all corresponding lecture surveys
  • Completing the module and post-course surveys

Eligible participants may request certificates of completion and/or CME credit certificates through the end of the course evaluation survey, which is available as part of the course conclusion via the course website.