The Clinician Partners Program (CPP) is a 1.5 day “mini residency” in dementia diagnosis and care. Sessions are facilitated by world-class dementia researchers and Washington University School of Medicine clinical faculty. This CME program is designed for clinicians (MD, DO, PA, FNP, advanced practice nurses) who see older adult patients in rural areas of Missouri and metro-adjacent Illinois.

Clinicians that take part will receive:

  • Paid hotel accommodations in St. Louis
  • Reimbursement for travel (including parking)
  • Reimbursement for dinner, with other meals provided
  • 12-14 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit
  • Resource materials

The Program’s Itinerary

The CPP program includes a case study session and didactic presentations on:

  • Early Detection, Testing, Diagnostic Guidelines
  • Understanding AD Biomarkers
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • AD Treatment and Psychiatric Considerations
  • Clinical Trials and Directions in Research
  • The Caregiving Experience: Stress, Safety and Managing Challenging Behaviors
  • Non-pharmacological Intervention and Symptom Management
  • Health Disparities and Overcoming Barriers
  • Safety Considerations: Falls, Driving, Medications and Weapons
  • Show-Me ECHO Dementia Program

How do I take part in the Program?

If you are interested in attending, please click the button below to fill out a nomination form or contact Jennifer Phillips (314-286-2882). You can also download and share a copy of our current CPP Flyer (pdf).


In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

CREDIT Awarded for this Activity

American Medical Association (AMA)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE)
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 12 Interprofessional  Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.