Symposium on Tick-borne Diseases

May 16 - 17, 2014

Join us for a one-day medical conference designed to provide physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, counselors, and other medical practitioners with the most current information about the research, diagnosis, treatment and management of Lyme and other tick-borne diseases. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control reported that there are over 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the United States each year, with cases reported in every state.

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This science-based one-day seminar will provide an outstanding opportunity for medical professionals to develop skills needed to diagnose and treat Lyme and other tick-borne diseases, and it will provide a better understanding of how to improve patient treatment outcomes.

Conference Description and Goals:

  • Recognize various tick-borne diseases and provide the latest scientific methods for diagnosing these illnesses.
  • Implement cutting edge techniques for the treatment of various tick-borne diseases.
  • Explore the pathophysiological mechanisms of chronic diseases that apply to tick-borne diseases.
  • Explore complicating factors which can inhibit the healing process and provide medical professionals with options for improving patient outcome.


Target Audience: MDs, DOs, NDs, DMD, DVM, PhDs, DCs, RNs, NPs, PAs, LCSW and alternative medicine providers.

Register today to secure seating at the conference. See our conference brochure for more information.

Featured Speakers


"Lyme Disease History and Evolution of Tick-borne Disease"
Dr. Joseph J. Burrascano, Jr., MD (speaker biography)


"Co-infections: Presentation, Diagnosis and Treatment"
Dr. Richard I. Horowitz, MD (speaker biography)


"Psychoimmunology of Tick-borne Diseases and its
Association with Neuropsychiatric Symptoms"

Dr. Robert C. Bransfield, MD, DLFAPA (speaker biography)


"The Lyme and Gut Connection: The Role of Diet
and Gastrointestinal Health in Treating Lyme Disease"

Dr. Sunjya K. Schweig, MD (speaker biography)


"Why Can’t I Get Better?
The Lyme-MSDIS Map in Chronic Disease"

Dr. Richard I. Horowitz, MD (speaker biography)

(An explanation of why antibiotics sometimes don’t work in the treatment
of Lyme disease and what practitioners can do to improve patient outcome.)

Sponsor: CME Outfitters, LLC
Hosted By: Lyme Disease Association of the Eastern Shore of Maryland
Funding partially provided by a private grant administered through the Delaware Community Foundation.

CME Credits

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of CME Outfitters, LLC and the Lyme Disease Association of the Eastern Shore of Maryland. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of seven (7) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE Credit (nurses): Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP 15510, for 7 contact hours.
NASW Credit (Social Workers): This program was approved by the National Association of Social Workers (provider#886407722) for 7 education contact hours.
It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC has implemented a process to resolve conflict of interest for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, CME Outfitters, LLC has resolved the conflict by external content review.

Venue and Logistics

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is a 400-acre resort situated on the banks of the Choptank River on Maryland’s beautiful Eastern Shore in Cambridge, Maryland. The hotel offers spacious guest rooms with private balconies, and beautifully decorated suites. Nine pet-friendly rooms and kennels are available for those who travel with their pets.

Hyatt Regency

Seven restaurants and lounges provide a variety of dining experiences. Spend the weekend and enjoy 18-hole golf at the championship course which is part of the River Marsh Golf Club; relax, refresh and recharge with a visit to the Sago Spa and Salon; take a swim in the indoor or outdoor pools; take a turn on the Frisbee Golf Course; enjoy a walk or bike ride on the many nature trails; take a tennis lesson from a certified tennis pro or just play a game of your own; drop a fishing line in the river; and experience other water activities from the private beach. Bring the family – the kids will love the activities of Camp Hyatt.

Hyatt Regency

The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort is located approximately an hour and a half from Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC and about two hours from Wilmington, Delaware; and three and a half hours from Norfolk, Virginia. Nearby airports include Salisbury/Wicomico Airport (SBY) (USAir only; and a half hour drive from Cambridge), and Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) (an hour drive). The BayRunner Shuttle (410-912-6000) offers shuttle service to the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort from Baltimore/Washington International Airport at the rate of $66 each way.

A block of rooms has been set aside at the Hyatt Regency at a conference rate of $214 per night for two days before the symposium until two days after the event. Deadline for reservations to ensure the conference rate is April 16, 2014. To make reservations on-line for the Hyatt, visit their special reservations site.

Hyatt Regency

An additional block of rooms has been set aside at the Holiday Inn Express in Cambridge at a rate of $139.99 per night. Deadline for reservations to ensure the conference rate is April 20, 2014. Visit the Holiday Inn Express’ website or call 410-221-9900 to make your reservations.

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