Grand Rounds

UMass Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds take place each Thursday of the month from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, and are located in the Lazare Auditorium (1st floor - Medical School Building, S1-607, near the library) unless otherwise indicated. Rounds are attended by faculty, residents, and professional staff, and are also open to the public.  For additional information, please contact Grand Rounds Coordinator - Karen Lambert at 508-334-2828 or via email: Karen.Lambert@umassmed.edu.

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Past Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Video Links

2014-15 Psychiatry Grand Rounds

September

Mindful Leadership
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2014
Speaker: Douglas Ziedonis, MD, MPH
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 
UMass Memorial Health Care Center

 

Trauma and Neurodevelopment: The Effect of Genetic and Epigenetic Factors on Biological Sensitivity to Context
THURSDAY, September 11, 2014
Speaker: Kerry Wilkins, MD
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare

 

 

The Science of Recovery: New Wine in Old Bottles
THURSDAY, September 18, 2014
Speaker: Lisa Dixon, MD, MPH
Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Center for Practice Innovations
NY State Psychiatric Insitute


NO GRAND ROUNDS 
THURSDAY, September 25, 2014
Rosh Hashanah

October

Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Older Adults
THURSDAY, October 2, 2014
Speaker: Yeates Conwell, MD
Professor and Vice Chair
Department of Psychiatry
University of Rochester Medical Center

 

Stress pathways to obesity: Can mindfulness help?
THURSDAY, October 9, 2014
Speaker: Elissa Epel, PhD
Associate Professor in Residence
University of California, San Francisco

 

Using applied and basic science research to inform improvements in psychotherapy for generalized anxiety disorder
THURSDAY, October 16, 2014
Speaker: Michelle Newman, PhD
Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry
Editor Behavior Therapy
Director of the Laboratory for Anxiety and Depression Research
Department of Psychology
The Pennsylvania State University

 

DSM-5- Why “Peripartum” Depression is a Scientific Mistake
THURSDAY, October 23, 2014
Speaker: Jennifer Payne, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Director, Women's Mood Disorders Clinic
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

 

Sadness and the Cell: Mechanisms of Accelerated Aging in Major Depression
THURSDAY, October 30, 2014
Speaker: Owen M. Wolkowitz, MD
Professor in Residence
University of C

November

Searching for Early Risk Signs of Autism Spectrum Disorder in the First Year of Life 
THURSDAY, November 6, 2014
Speaker: Helen Tager-Flusberg, PhD
Director, Lab of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC) Grand Rounds
Boston University

 

Ethics in Mental Health Research: Lessons Learned from 25 Years of Empirical Research
THURSDAY, November 13, 2014
Speaker: James M DuBois, DSc, PhD
Professor of Medicine
Division of General Medical Sciences
Director of the Center for Clinical Research Ethics
Washington University at St. Louis

 

"Undumping Granny": Reducing Preventable Hospital Transfers of Home-Care Residents
THURSDAY, November 20, 2014
Speaker: Zachary Hatch, MD
Program Chief Resident
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care


NO GRAND ROUNDS 
THURSDAY, November 27, 2014
Thanksgiving

December


New treatment approaches for schizophrenia
THURSDAY, December 4, 2014
Speaker: Dost Ongur, MD, Phd
Assistant Professor in Psychiatry
Chief, Psychotic Disorders Division, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Program
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School


NO GRAND ROUNDS

THURSDAY, December 11, 2014
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting

Use of Antidepressants in Bipolar Depression: Evidence, Guidelines, and Research
THURSDAY, December 18, 2014
Speaker: Alison Trexler, MD
Chief Resident in Psychopharmacology
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, December 25, 2014
Christmas

January



NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, January 1, 2015
New Year's Day

  Peer Support in the Context of Health Integration: Promoting Access & Recovery
THURSDAY, January 8, 2015
Speaker: Deborah Delman
The Transformation Center

 

A Brain Circuitry Approach to ECT and Neuromodulation
THURSDAY, January 15, 2015
Speaker: Michael Henry, MD
Director, Somatic Therapies
Medical Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Kristina Deligiannidis MD Perinatal Depression Research: From Pathogenesis to Treatment
THURSDAY, January 22, 2015
Speaker: Kristina Deligiannidis, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director, Depression Specialty Clinic
Psychiatrist, Mood Disorders Comprehensive Consultation Clinic & Women's Mental Health Program
Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center
Center for Psychopharmacologic Research & Treatment

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, January 29, 2015
Speaker: Adalia Jun-O'Connell, MD
UMass Medical School


February


TBD
THURSDAY, February 5, 2015
Speaker: Kate Biebel, PhD
Assistant Director, Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center (SPARC)
Program Director, MCPAP for Moms
Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School

Speaker: Nancy Byatt, DO
Statewide Medical Director, MCPAP for Moms
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Department of Psychiatry
Attending Psychiatrist, Psychosomatic Medicine and Women's Mental Health
UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Healthcare

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, February 12, 2015
Speaker: Judson Brewer, MD, PhD
UMass Medical School

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, February 19, 2015
Speaker: Eric Smith, MD, PhD
UMass Medical School

 

TBD
THURSDAY, February 26, 2015
Speaker: Wynne Morgan, MD
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Healthcare


March


TBD
THURSDAY, March 5, 2015
Speaker: Anne Lutz, MD
Clinical Site Director, Child Psychopharmacotherapy Training Clinic, Community Healthlink
Medical Director, Highland Grace House

18th Annual Deborah Janssens Memorial Lecture

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, March 12, 2015

 

Tales From The Collaborative Side: Evidence-Based Mental Health Care in Primary Care Settings
THURSDAY, March 19, 2015
Speaker: Anna D. Ratzliff, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Associate Director for Education, Division of Integrated Care & Public Health
Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
University of Washington

 

TBD
THURSDAY, March 26, 2015
Speaker: Auralyd Padilla, MD
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Healthcare


April


  TBD
THURSDAY, April 2, 2015
Speaker: Adele Viguera, MD
Cleveland Clinic

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, April 9, 2015
Speaker: Lisa Rosenthal, MD, FAPM
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

 

 

TBD
THURSDAY, April 16, 2015
Speaker: Louis Castonguay, MD
Penn State University

22nd Annual Briscoli Lecture

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, April 23, 2015
Speaker: Judith G. Edersheim, JD, MD
Mass General Hospital

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, April 30, 2015
Speaker: Shirley Rajan, MD
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Healthcare