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

Thursdays from Noon-1pm in Pierce Hall
(unless otherwise noted), at McLean Hospital

Download Winter 2010
Grand Round Schedule


DECEMBER 3       Visiting Scholar Series
"Suicide Risk Assessment: Risk Factors and Beyond. Part I of II"
Mark Schechter, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center                            Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

DECEMBER 10      Quality of Care Series
"Atypical Antipsychotics; Considerations for Diverse Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Patients."

David C. Henderson, M.D.
Director, Schizophrenia Weight Reduction and Glucose Metabolism Research, MGH Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

DECEMBER 17      Quality of Care Series
"Helping Your Patients Lose Weight and Becoming Physically Active"
Edward M. Phillips, M.D.
Consultant, Department of Internal Medicine, McLean Hospital
Director, Outpatient Medical Services, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Network                                  
Director, Lifestyle Medicine
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School

                                  CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR


JANUARY 7      McLean Forum
Affective Instability in Borderline Personality Disorder
Brad Reich, M.D.
Assistant Psychiatrist, Laboratory for Adult Development, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 14      Visiting Scholar Series
"Psychosis in Children and Adolescents:  What the Literature is Telling Us"
Jean A. Frazier, M.D.
Robert M. and Shirley S. Siff Chair
Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Vice Chair and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
UMass Medical School          


Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to the McLean Clinical Community Only

Must show McLean ID to attend



FEBRUARY 4      Cultural Grand Rounds
"Perspectives on Cross Cultural Application in Psychiatry"
Lois W. Choi-Kain, M.D.
Medical and Program Director, The Residences at the Gunderson Center, McLean Hospital                          
Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 11      McLean Forum
"NMDA Receptor Hypofunction and the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia"
Joseph T. Coyle, M.D.
Director, Laboratory of Psychiatric & Molecular Neuroscience, McLean Hospital
Eben S. Draper Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 18      Quality of Care Series
"Cost and Quality Implications of Antipsychotic-Associated Metabolic Syndrome"
Anthony P. Weiss, M.D., M.Sc.
Director of Quality Management for Psychiatry at MGH
Associate Director, Health Services Research, Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Dost Öngür, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Program, McLean Hospital
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 25      Crossroads in Psychiatry
"Alzheimer's Disease and Cardiovascular Disease: Research Findings and Clinical Implications"
Deborah Blacker, M.D, Sc.D.
Director, Gerontology Research Unit, MGH   
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health
James M. Ellison, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program, McLean Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


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..