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McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2010-2011 Lecture Series: Spring Schedule

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

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MARCH 2011

MARCH 3       Visiting Scholar Series
Older Drivers: A Difficult Balance of Personal Independence and Public Safety
Robert A. Stern, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology; Director, Clinical Core, Alzheimer's Disease Center; Co-Director, Alzheimer's Disease Clinical and Research Program; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy, Boston University School of Medicine

MARCH 10      Adam Corneel Lecture
If Freud Could Twitter: Learning Psychodynamic Therapy in the 21st Century
Richard F. Summers, M.D.
Co-Director of Psychiatry Residency Training; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Faculty, Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia

MARCH 17      McLean Forum
Spiritum Contra Spiritus: Jesus, Carl Jung and the Self-help Recovery Movement
Sherry A. Nykiel, M.D.
Medical director, McLean Center at Fernside; Psychiatrist in Charge, ADATP Partial Hospitalization Program; Maria Lorenz Pope Research Fellow, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


MARCH 24      Crossroads in Psychiatry Series
Developing New Medications for Addiction, from Rats to Humans: Successes and Challenges
S. Barak Caine, Ph.D.
Associate Director, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Center
Director, Neuroscience Program, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Research Center Associate, McLean Hospital                                 
Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, 
Faculty Affiliate, Program in Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School
Roger D. Weiss, M.D.
Chief, Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, McLean Hospital                   
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MARCH 31     Bozena Berger Memorial Lecture
The Consequences of Public Disclosure of Mental Illness
Kay Redfield Jamison, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

APRIL 2011

APRIL 7     McLean Forum
The Three Faces of Cognitive Enhancement
James M. Ellison, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, McLean Hospital                          
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 14      Visiting Scholar Series
Altered Folate Metabolism in Schizophrenia: From Brain Genomics to Treatment
Joshua L. Roffman, M.D., MMSc
Director, Brain Genomics Research, Department of Psychiatry,  MGH
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


APRIL 21     Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to McLean Clinicians Only

Must show McLean ID to attend

APRIL 28      Visiting Scholar Series
Management of Schizophrenia: State of the Art and Science
Matcheri S. Keshavan M.D.
Stanley Cobb Professor and Vice-Chair for Public Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School


MAY 2011

MAY 5      Visiting Scholar Series
Adventures in the Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments
Kathleen M. Carroll, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Director of Psychosocial Research, Division of Addictions; Scientific Director, Psychotherapy Development Center for Drug Abuse, Yale University School of Medicine

MAY 12     Visiting Scholar Series
Cumulative Adversity and Stress-Related Disorders: Understanding Molecular Mechanisms to Change Public Health Outcomes

Rajita Sinha, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Child Study
Director, Yale Stress Center, Yale University School of Medicine


MAY 19      McLean Forum
Adolescent Depression:  Etiology to Treatment
Randy P. Auerbach, Ph.D.
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Laboratory, McLean Hospital             
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 26      11:00 a.m.      Golda Edinburg Lecture
The Social Determinants of Mental Health: An International Perspective

Gary Bailey, MSW, ACSW
Associate Clinical  Professor, Simmons College School of Social Work
Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing and  Health Sciences
President, International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

JUNE 2011
JUNE 2     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 carries 1 contact hour. McLean Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing education to nursing by the Rhode Island state nurses association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses’ Credentialing center’s commission on 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 50036. 

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.