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McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2012-2012 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 1*       Edward P. Lawrence Lecture
                                  Quality of Care Series:
                                  New Models of Care
Using HIT to Improve Medication Safety
David W. Bates, MD, MSc
Chief Quality Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief, Division of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Medical Director, Clinical Quality Analysis Partner's HealthCare System, Inc.
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health

DECEMBER 8*      Quality of Care Series:
                                 Suicide Prevention
Why Do People Hurt Themselves? Recent Advances in the Understanding of Self-Harm
Matthew K. Nock, PhD
Professor and Director of the Laboratory for Clinical and Developmental Research, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

DECEMBER 15*    Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to McLean Clinicians Only
Must show McLean ID to attend

DECEMBER 22      No Grand Rounds
                                  HAPPY HOLIDAYS

DECEMBER 29      No Grand Rounds
                                  HAPPY HOLIDAYS


JANUARY 5      Visiting Scholar Series
HMS 2012: State of the School
Jeffrey S. Flier, MD
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 12      No Grand Rounds

JANUARY 19      McLean Forum
Treating Complex PTSD in Female Military Veterans
Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD Medical
Director, The Hill Center for Women, McLean Hospital Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JANUARY 26      Crossroads in Psychiatry Series
Hormones, Genes, and Sex Differences in Developmental Risk for Psychiatric Disorders: From Mouse Cells to Human Behavior and Treatment
Jill Goldstein, PhD
      Director of Research, Connors Center for
      Women's Health and Gender Biology,
      Brigham and Women's Hospital
      Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine,
      Harvard Medical School
Shelly F. Greenfield, MD, MPH
      Chief Academic Officer,
      Director, Clinical and Health Services
      Research and Education,       
Division on Alcohol and Drug Abuse,
       McLean Hospital
      Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
      Harvard Medical School
Stuart Tobet, PhD
      Director, School of Biomedical Engineering
      Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences,
      College of Veterinary Medicine and
      Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University


FEBRUARY 2      Visiting Scholar Series
Culture in the Genesis and Treatment of Addictive Disorders
Joseph Westermeyer, MD, PhD
Staff Psychiatrist, Minneapolis VA Hospital. Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Minnesota

FEBRUARY 9      Visiting Scholar Series
Growing Up with Malnutrition: Mental Health Risks over the Lifespan
Janina R. Galler, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Senior Scientist, Judge Baker Children's Center

FEBRUARY 16*      Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to McLean Clinicians Only
Must show McLean ID to attend

FEBRUARY 23      Quality of Care Series:
                                New Models of Care
The Effect of Insurance Parity on Mental Health/Substance Use Disorder Spending and Utilization: Does Diagnostic Severity Matter?
Alisa B. Busch, MD, MS
Director, Integration of Clinical Measurement & Health Services Research, McLean Hospital
Chief, Health Services Research Division, Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Health Care Policy, 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 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.
*This lecture qualifies for 1 risk management credit hour for MDs.