Education Programs

The IETF facilitates educational programs in order to educate patients, healthcare providers and the general public about essential tremor. Programs may cover the following topics: the diagnosis process, current treatment options, research, support groups, assistive technology, and more. Review the listings below for more information. You can also check our events calendar to learn about other events and support group meetings.


Upcoming IETF Programs

ET Education Forum
Join us for a free education forum to get the latest
information on essential tremor and tips for managing it. 

Logo for UC San DiegoMarch 2, 2019
9 a.m. to Noon
San Diego, CA Area
University of California, San Diego
9452 Medical Center Drive
ACTRI Auditorium
La Jolla, CA 92037

ET Education Forum
Join us for a free education forum to get the latest
information on essential tremor and tips for managing it. 

Ayer Neuroscience Institute LogoJune 1, 2019
1 to 4 p.m.

Hartford, CT
Hartford Hospital
Education and Resource Center, Heublein Hall
560 Hudson Street
Hartford, CT 06102



Whether you have internet access or not, it is important to understand your condition. To this end, the IETF presents our new educational teleconference series.


Upcoming Teleconferences

(None scheduled at this time)

Past Teleconferences

All of our teleconferences are recorded and are available online. Just call the number listed and listen by phone.

View Teleconferences


WebinarNarrated by some of the top movement disorders specialists in the field, this series of webinars cover everything you need to know about essential tremor, from the diagnosis process, treatment options to current research and more.

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IETF Partner Education Opportunities



Does Tremor Have You Asking for Help?
Kalamazoo, MI
If tremor is affecting your daily activities and quality of life, please join us for this FREE educational event.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
5:30 to 7  p.m.
Bronson Athletic Club
6789 Elm Valley Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Speaker: Dr. Christos Sidiropoulos, assistant professor, department of neurology, Michigan State University.

Register by emailing or call (419) 340-2347.


Are Medications Not Adequately Controlling your Essential Tremor Symptoms?
Louisville, KY
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) therapy has been proven, over the past 15 years, to be an effective treatment option for symptoms of essential tremor.  Attend this free informational seminar to learn more about DBS therapy, including the benefits and risks of this therapy.  

Friday, November 30, 2018
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Norton Orthopaedic and Hand Center
9880 Angie’s Way, Suite 120
Louisville, KY 40241

Speakers: Abigail J. Rao, MD, neurosurgeon, Justin Phillips, MD, movement disorders neurologist, and Angela Condon, RN, BSN, nurse navigator.

Register by emailing or call 615-414-8056.