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

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

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Grand Round Schedule


DECEMBER 2       Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to McLean Clinicians Only
Must show McLean ID to attend

DECEMBER 9      Visiting Scholar Series
Future Directions in the Treatment of OCD

Jeff Szymanski, Ph.D.
Executive Director, International OCD Foundation
Clinical Associate, McLean Hospital
Clinical Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry,
Harvard Medical School

DECEMBER 16      Visiting Scholar Series
Partners and the Evolving HealthCare Marketplace: The Case for Change
Gary L. Gottlieb, M.D., M.B.A.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Partners HealthCare System, Inc.
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


                                  NEW YEAR


JANUARY 6      McLean Forum
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for the Treatment of Depression
Oscar G. Morales, M.D.
Director of TMS and Associate Director of Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program (PNP), McLean Hospital
Instructor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 13      Quality of Care Series
Preventing Suicide: Why Means Matter
Catherine Barber, M.P.A.
Director, Means Matter Campaign, Harvard Injury Control Research Center      

JANUARY 20      Quality of Care Series
Improving Service Excellence Through the Eyes of the Patient
Susan Edgman-Levitan, P.A.
Executive Director
The John D. Stoeckle Center for Primary Care Innovation,
Massachusetts General Hospital

JANUARY 27      McLean Forum
Complementary and Alternative Medicine Strategies for Treating Substance Abuse 
Scott E. Lukas, Ph.D.
Director, NeuroImaging Center;
Director, Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory,  
McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School


FEBRUARY 3      Visiting Scholar Series
An Update on DSM-5: Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum, Posttraumatic, and Dissociative Disorders
Katharine Phillips, M.D.
Director of Research for Adult Psychiatry
Director, Body Dysmorphic Disorder Program, Rhode Island Hospital Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

FEBRUARY 10      Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to McLean Clinicians Only
Must show McLean ID to attend

FEBRUARY 17      Quality of Care Series
Suicide Risk Assessment: A Focus on Inpatient Suicide
Scott A. Freeman, M.D.
Medical Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder AB 2 Inpatient Unit, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

FEBRUARY 24      Quality of Care Series
Value in Healthcare: A New Quality Frontier
Sheridan L Kassirer, M.B.A.
Vice President for Quality Management, Partners HealthCare


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.