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GRAND ROUNDS 2006-2007 LECTURE SERIES

McLean Hospital, Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education Presents…

Grand Rounds 2006-2007 Lecture Series: Spring Schedule

Thursdays from Noon-1pm
in the de Marneffe building, room #132
(unless otherwise noted) at McLean Hospital

Download Winter/Spring 2007
Grand Round Schedule
(pdf)

 

JANUARY 2007

JANUARY 4

Update on the Pharmacological Treatment of Suicidality
Ross J. Baldessarini, M.D.
Director, Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Psychopharmacology Program, and International Consortium for Bipolar Research,McLean Hospital
Senior Consulting Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General & McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry (Neuroscience), Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 11

How do the Borderline Patients’ Disturbed Relationships Develop?
John G. Gunderson, M.D.
Director, Psychosocial & Personality Research, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 18

Is Dissociative Amnesia a Culture Bound Syndrome? Findings froma Survey of Historical Literature
Harrison G. Pope Jr., M.D.
Director, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 25

Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) in Psychiatry
Perry F. Renshaw, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Brain Imaging Center, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MARCH 2007

MARCH 1

Role of Probability, Causality, Expertise, Heuristics and Biases inUnderstanding Bipolar Disorder Risks
Federico Soldani, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Associate in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Doctoral Candidate in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

MARCH 8

The Healing Power of Mutual Empathy
Judith V. Jordan, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MARCH 15

Love Triangles and Other Disorders of Love Relationships: Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment
Stefan A. Pasternack, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus), Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Faculty, Florida Psychoanalytic Institute

MARCH 22

Hippocratic Psychopharmacology: The Case of Bipolar Disorder
S. Nassir Ghaemi, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Bipolar Disorder Research Program, Emory University
         
Lecture sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline

MARCH 29

"Sleep Loss and Fatigue: Sufficient Sleep as Marker of Good Health, Sleep Loss as Symptom of Work-Family Imbalance"
Orfeu M. Buxton, Ph.D.
Associate Neuroscientist, Division of Sleep Medicine,
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

FRIDAY, MARCH 30 – PIERCE HALL
Golda Edinburg Lecture

Children Who Act Out Their Pain: Sexual Behavior Problems
Linda Sanford, M.S.W.
Assistant Professor, Simmons College

FEBRUARY 2007

FEBRUARY 1

Towards Global Mental Health
David C. Henderson, M.D.
Director, Schizophrenia Diabetes & Weight Reduction Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 8

The Women's Recovery Group Study. A Stage I Trial of Women-Focused Group Therapy for Substance Use Disorders vs. MixedGender Group Drug Counseling
Shelly F. Greenfield, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Clinical Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Program, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 15

Adolescent Depression: Social Intervention vs. Psychopharmacology
Michael Rater, M.D.Medical
Director of Acute Residential Treatment Program, McLean Hospital
Clinical Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 22

Polypharmacy: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Jessica Gören, Pharm.D.
Psychiatric Pharmacist, Cambridge Health Alliance
Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

APRIL 2007

APRIL 5

Social Change, Eating Disorders, and Youth Risk: The View From Fiji
Anne E. Becker, M.D., Ph.D., Sc.M.
Director, Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program,  MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Professor of  Medical Anthropology, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 12

Memory Dysfunction in Clinical Practice
Bruce H. Price, M.D.
Chief, Department of Neurology, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 19

Clearing the Smoke: Adolescents and Marijuana
Steven L. Jaffe, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Morehouse School of Medicine
Emeritus Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Emory University School of Medicine

APRIL 26

Management of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Brent P. Forester, M.D.
Medical Director, Dementia Neuropsychiatry UnitDirector, Mood Disorders Division, Geriatric Psychiatry Research Program,McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

ACCREDIATIONS: (If NOT a McLean Hospital Employee $20.00 per certificate)

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

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

Nurses: This program carries 1.2 contact hours. McLean Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing education in 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 BostonCollege and Simmons College School of Social Work Authorization number is D 38017.

NBCC: McLean Hospital is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCCrequirements. 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.