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GRAND ROUNDS 2007-2008 LECTURE SERIES: WINTER SERIES

McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2007-2008 Lecture Series: Winter Schedule

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

Download Winter 2008
Grand Round Schedule
(pdf)


DECEMBER 2007

DECEMBER 6                     
Beyond Icarus and Sisyphus: Progress in Psychiatric Genetics
Jordan W. Smoller, M.D., Sc.D.
Assistant Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry,
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

 

DECEMBER 13
The Competitive Edge:  Protecting What Matters Most in Life, Business and Sport
Jeffrey L. Brown, Psy.D., A.B.P.P.
Clinical Associate, McLean Hospital
Medical Staff, Franciscan Hospital for Children                                                          Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

DECEMBER 21
NO GRAND ROUNDS - CHRISTMAS

DECEMBER 28
NO GRAND ROUNDS - NEW YEARS

JANUARY 2008

JANUARY 3
The McLean Motion Attention Test (M-MAT) - Progress Towards Developing and Implementing an Objective Test to Aid in the Assessment and Management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Martin H. Teicher, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Developmental Biopsychiatry Research Program                                      
Chief, Laboratory of Developmental Psychopharmacology,
McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 10
Treatment of Early Onset Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders: An Update
Jean Frazier, M.D.  
Director, Child Psychopharmacology
Director, Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatric Research Program
Co-Director, Center for Child and Adolescent Development, Cambridge Health Alliance
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 17                    PIERCE HALL
Famous and Not So Famous Cases of a Forensic Psychiatric Nurse
Ann W. Burgess, D.N.Sc.
Professor of Psychiatric Nursing, Boston College

JANUARY 24                     PIERCE HALL
The Global Burden of Mental Illness
Ronald C. Kessler, Ph.D.
Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 31
Risks Found in the Care of the Psychiatric Patient
William J. Daley, Jr.
Senior Partner, Sloane and Walsh, LLP                             
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers 
Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers

FEBRUARY 2008

FEBRUARY 6                        PIERCE HALL
(WEDNESDAY)               CULTURAL SERIES
Rethinking Race, Class and Culture In and Out of the Clinic
Neil E. Altman, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor in the Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, New York University

FEBRUARY 14
Mechanisms of Treatment Resistance of Geriatric Depression
George S. Alexopoulos, M.D.
Director, Weill-Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry
Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

FEBRUARY 21                   PIERCE HALL
Exposure Therapy, Combined Treatment, and the Enhancement of Therapeutic Learning
Michael W. Otto, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders
Professor of Psychology, Boston University

FEBRUARY 28
Results from the Clinical Antipsychotic Trials of Intervention Effectiveness (CATIE) and Systematic Treatment Enhacement Program for Bipolar Disorder (STEP-BD) - What Can They Teach Us?
Dost Öngür, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Program, Mclean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

ACCREDITATIONS:       (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 1.2 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 Boston College 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 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.

Grand Rounds In December 2007 Is Supported In Part By A Grant-In-Aid From Ortho-McNeil Janssen