Psychiatry 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 or if you are interested in being a speaker, please contact Dr. Anthony Rothschild, Grand Rounds Committee Chair, or Karen Lambert, Grand Rounds Coordinator, at 508-856-5928, or via email: Karen.Lambert@umassmed.edu.

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Past Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Video Links

September

Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychotic Depression
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
Speaker: Anthony Rothschild, MD
Irving S and Betty Brudnick Endowed Chair, Professor of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School 
UMass Memorial Health Care

 

Schizophrenia, Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Enhancement
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Speaker: Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD
Stanley Cobb Professor and Vice-Chair for Public Psychiatry
Beth Israel Deaconess Medcal Center and Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School

 

Supported Employment for Persons with Severe Mental Illness: Clinical and Research Update
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Speaker: Kim T. Meuser, PhD
Executive Director, Center for Rehabilitation
Boston University

 

Modulation of Cingulate Cortex Connectivity: Influence of Nicotine, Genetics and Schizophrenia
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Speaker: L. Elliot Hong, MD
Professor, Director, Neuroimaging Research Program
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine

 


 October

Social Motor Coordination as a Means for Understanding Social Competence in Psychological Disorders
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2016
Speaker: Paula Fitzpatrick, PhD
Professor, Chair, Psychology Department
Assumption College

 

The Evidence Base for Family Interventions in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016
Speaker: John Sargent, MD
Chief, Child and Adolescent Psych, Vice Chair Child Adolescent Psych, Professor
Tufts University School of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Floating Hospital for Children

 

TBD
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2016
Speaker: David C. Henderson, MD
Psychiatrist in Chief, Division of Psychiatry
Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center

 

Risk Management With Suicidal Patients
Helping others while protecting ourselves
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016
Speaker: Mark Schechter, MD
Psychiatry/Psychology
Mass General Hospital/North Shore Medical Center for Outpatient Care

 


 November

  TBD
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Speaker: Nancy Diazgranados, MD, MS
Deputy Clinical Director, Intermural Program , Alcohol Abuse and Alchoholism
National Institute of Health

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Speaker: Erica Richards, MD, PhD
Staff Clinician/Attending Physician, Psychiatric Consult Service
National Institute of Health

 

Childhood Trauma: Effects on Endocrine, Immune, and Cellular Aging Pathways
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Speaker: Audrey Tyrka, MD, PhD
Director of Research, Director of the Laboratory for Clinical and Translational Neuroscience, Professor, Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Brown Medical School


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2016
Thanksgiving


December

  TBD
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2016
Speaker: Raymond Chip Tafrate, PhD
Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Dept of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Central Connecticut State University


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2016
ACNP

TBD
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016
Speaker: Stephen Gallant, MD
PGY-4 Chief Resident in Ambulatory Psychiatry
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

TBD
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2016
Speaker: Stephanie Stratigos, DO
PGY-4 Program Chief Resident and Addiction Chief Resident
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016
Christmas/New Year


January

TBD
THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 2017
Speaker: Robin Caron, DO
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
Speaker: Lauren Miller, PhD, ABPP
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

TBD
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
Speaker: Elizabeth DeGrush, DO
PGY-6 Chief Resident in Neuropsychiatry
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2017
Speaker: Sheldon Benjamin, MD
Vice Chair for Education, Dept of Psychiatry, Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neuropsychiatrist & Director of Neuropsychiatry
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 


February

  TBD
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Speaker: Elizabeth Epstein, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Director UMass National Ceter on Homelessness Among Veterans; Professor Emerit, Ctr of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

TBD
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2017
Speaker: Alisha Jaquith, MD
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2017
Speaker: Suzana Makowski, MD
Assistant Professor, Associate Director of Palliative Care, Cancer Center of Excellence, Co-Chief, Division of Palliative Medicine
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

TBD
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Speaker: Michael Walker, MD
PGY-4 Chief Resident in Psychiatric Education
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 


March

  TBD
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017
Speaker: Ricardo Vela, MD
Director of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry-in-Chief, Child and Family Services, Assistant Professor
North Suffolk Mental Health Association/Mass General Hopsital

 

TBD
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
Speaker: Vishal Sharma, MBBS
PGY-5 Addiction Psychiatry Fellow
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
Speaker: Gregory K Fritz, MD
Professor and Director, Divison of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Vice Chair, Dept of Psychiatry and Human Behavior; Academic Director E.P. Bradley Hospital
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Bradley Hasbro Children's Research Center

 

TBD
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
Speaker: Brian Skehan, MD, PhD
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017
Speaker: Blaise Aguirre, MD
Medical Director, 3 East DBT-Continuum, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

 


April

TBD
THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2017
Speaker: Misty Stafford, MD
PGY-4 Chief Resident in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychopharmacologic Research
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Health Care

 

 

TBD
THURSDAY, APRIL 13, 2017

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2017
23rd Annual Briscoli Lecture
Speaker: Andrew Gerber, MD
Medical Director/CEO
Austin Riggs Center

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017
Speaker: Lauren B. Alloy, PhD
Joseph Wolpe Distinguished Faculty in Psychology, Laura H Carnell Professor of Psychology, Director of Clinical Training, Clinical Psychology PhD Program, Department of Psychology, Weiss Hall
Temple University

 


May

  TBD
THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
Shriver Center Lecture

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 2017
Residency Retreat

  TBD
THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017
20th Annual Deborah Janssens Memorial Lecture

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, MAY 25, 2017

 


June

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017
Faculty Retreat

  TBD
THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

 

  TBD
THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017

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