Course Description

The course is structured for psychiatrists interested in the therapeutic efficacy of ECT and the procedures for the administration of ECT.

Each session is limited to four participants in order to personalize the experience. The course is intended for psychiatrists interested in developing an ECT service and understanding the procedures for the administration of ECT. The course emphasizes practical aspects of ECT administration including the pre-ECT workup consent process, administration of a treatment with "hands on" experience for the participants, management of ECT side effects, maintenance medication of maintenance ECT after an index course. The course will also provide reading material including an overview of the lecture material and the most recent APA guidelines.

General Information


3-Day Course:  $2,000 per psychiatrist (Follow this LINK TO REGISTRATION and scroll through events to locate ECT)  

The tuition includes lunch, one-on-one training with an instructor and other amenities involved in making this a rewarding learning experience.  Registration cancellation with 6-weeks-notice will  be refunded less a $50 administration fee.


The sessions will be held at:

  • Emory Wesley Woods Hospital, 1821 Clifton Road NE,Atlanta, GA 30329
  • Emory Brain Health Center, 12 Executive Park Drive, Atlanta, GA 30329
Both locations are located near the Emory University Campus.


A list of local hotels in the area may be obtained upon request when you submit your registration form.



Michele Miles, ECT Mini-Fellowship Coordinator,

404-712-6941 or email for further information.