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McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2009-2010 Lecture Series: Spring Schedule

Thursdays from Noon-1pm (unless otherwise noted)
in PIERCE HALL at McLean Hospital

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Grand Round Schedule

MARCH 2010

MARCH 4       McLean Forum
"Buprenorphine: the "Clozapine" for Patients With Opioid Dependence"
Hilary S. Connery, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Residential and Ambulatory Services, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MARCH 11      McLean Forum
"Gender Identity and Mental Health: Theories, Practices, and Controversies"

Michael Leslie, M.D.
Attending Psychiatrist, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"Schwartz Center Rounds"

MARCH 25     Adam Corneel Lecture
"An Evidence-based Psychodynamic Therapy for BPD: An Update on Transference Focused Psychotherapy"
Eve Caligor, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Director, Residency Training in Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine
Supervising and Training Analyst
Director, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Division, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

APRIL 2010

APRIL 1     Visiting Scholar Series
Human Rights at the Center of Global Psychiatry: Stigma, Social Death and the Making of Non-Persons
Arthur M. Kleinman, M.D.
Professor of Medical Anthropology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Esther and Sidney Rabb Professor of Anthropology, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center

APRIL 8      Visiting Scholar Series
"Mental Health Services in the Era of Health Care Reform?"
Howard H Goldman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, University Maryland School of Medicine

APRIL 15     Crossroads in Psychiatry
"The Power of Basic Science Applied to Medical Progress: Past Examples and the Hope for Schizophrenia and Bipolar Illness"
Edward Scolnick, M.D.
Director, Psychiatric Disease Program and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute
Dost Öngür, MD, PhD, Clinical Director, Division of Psychotic Disorders, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"Schwartz Center Rounds"
Open to the McLean Clinical Community Only
Must show McLean ID to attend

"The Relationship Between Stress and Substance Use Disorders"
Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Clinical Neuroscience Division
Associate Dean, Clinical and Translational Research
Director, South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute

MAY 2010

MAY 6      Qualtiy of Care Series
"Risk Management in the Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients"
Mark A. Schechter, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 13     Qualtiy of Care Series
"Changes in Medication Prescription Practices in Hospitalized Psychiatric Patients"
Franca Centorrino, M.D.
Director, Bipolar and Schizophrenia Clinic
Director, Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 21      Golda Edinburg Lecture
(FRIDAY – 11:00 a.m.)
"Expanding Cross-Cultural Understanding of Suicide Prevention Work:Research on Two Vulnerable Populations"
Ruth Grossman Dean, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Professor, Simmons School of Social Work
Hugo Kamya, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Professor, Simmons School of Social Work

MAY 25      Qualtiy of Care Series
"A Public Health Approach To Suicide Prevention."
Matthew J. Miller, MD, MPH, ScD
Deputy Director, Harvard Injury Control Research Center
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Injury Prevention
Harvard School of Public Health

JUNE 2010
JUNE 3     Pope Awards for Young Investigators: T.B.A.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:       (If NOT a McLean Hospital Employee or Staff: $20.00 per certificate)

Physicians: McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Participants meeting requirements will receive 1 CE credit.

Nurses: This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1 contact hour of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please not: educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirements to ANCC accreditation.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 Continuing Education hour for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons College School of Social Work Authorization number is D 40058. 

NBCC:  McLean Hospital is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Each session in this series is accredited for 1 clock hour of CE credit or .1 CEU.

Educational objectives:: Grand Rounds will educate mental health professionals on a variety of topics with a focus on psychiatric and psychological treatments and diagnoses.