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Guze Symposium 


        Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism

          Supported by the  Alcoholism Research Center & Washington University School of Medicine

   13th Guze Symposium on Alcoholism:

Alcoholism and the Family

March 19, 2015


Plenary Lecturer:  Sir Michael L. Rutter, MD

Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK


Click here for --  SYMPOSIUM HANDOUTS            



We would greatly appreciate it if all participants who attended the Guze Symposium

on Alcoholism would visit the website and complete the electronic online evaluation

form via Survey Monkey.

      Course Evaluation Web Link:



About the Symposium:

Presenters at the symposium will include experts on research and issues related to alcoholism and its effects on the family. A poster session displayed throughout the day will feature the latest findings by Alcoholism Research Center investigators and other contributors. Continuing education units will be offered.

Alcoholism Research Center
The Alcoholism Research Center (ARC) at Washington University is funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The ARC is a multisite Alcohol Research Center, with participating investigators from two leading midwest research universities - Washington University (the lead institution) and the University of Missouri-Columbia. Its research programs include statewide, national and international projects.

CME Provided By:  Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education.

Accreditation:  Washington University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit:  Washington University designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement:  It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education, that planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in order for CME staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest prior to the educational activity. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation. Detailed disclosures will be made in activity handout materials.

Community-Based Meeting Awards:  There are a limited number of Community-Based Meeting Awards available based on need to help defray costs associated with attendance at the symposium for those who would not be able to attend otherwise. Please email to request an application form.

Please email us at or call 314-286-2244 for additional information. 
Please refer to the registration brochure that includes the event schedule, titles of the presentations, and registration form.


The Guze Symposium will be hosted on Thursday, 19 March 2015.  Please check back with the website as additional announcements and registration information will be coming soon.

We appreciate your interest and thank past attendees for their support of the Symposium.


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Previous Symposia:

  • Twelfth Annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, February 16, 2012

"College-Age Drinking: A Report Card"


  • Eleventh Annual Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, February 17, 2011

"Trauma and Alcoholism"


  • Tenth Annual Samuel B. Guze Symposium on Alcoholism, February 18, 2010

"Disentangling the Genetics of Acloholism: Understanding Pathophysiology and Improving Treatment"


  • Ninth Annual Guze Symposium, February 19, 2009

"Translating Basic Science Findings to Guide Prevention Efforts"       


  • Eighth Annual Guze Symposium, February 21, 2008

"Alcohol, Suicide, and Suicidality"