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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.

Psychiatry Grand Rounds Archived Video Links 2015-2016
Psychiatry Grand Rounds Archived Video Links 2016-2019

  September 2019

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

"The Six Most Important Neuropsychiatry Cases in History"

Speaker: Sheldon Benjamin, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director of Neuropsychiatry
Director, Psychiatry Residency Training\
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
UMass Medical School

 

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
SUICIDE PREVENTION SPECIAL LECTURE
Visiting Professor Series

"Antidepressant and Anti-Suicide Ideation Drug Discovery: Taking The Road Less Traveled"


Speaker: Carlos A. Zarate, MD
Chief, Section on the Neurobiology and Treatment of Mood Disorders and Chief of Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch (ETPB) at the National Institute of Mental Health, and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, at The George Washington University

 

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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2019
Visiting Professor Series

Understanding Treatment Response in Late Life Depression.”

Speaker: J. Craig Nelson, MD
Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF, Leon J. Epstein Endowed Chair in Geriatric Psychiatry, Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program, Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic at UCSF

  October 2019

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2019


"Doctors as Patients: The World of Physician Health"

Speaker: Rachel Kantor, PsyD
Monitoring Associate at Physician Health Services, (PHS) and private practice 

RISK MANAGEMENT LECTURE

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019

"Mind the Body: Balancing Trauma-Based Cognitive-Behavioral and Mindfulness Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Trauma and Co-occurrent Mental Health Conditions"

Speaker: Zlatina Kostova, PhD
Post-Doctoral Associate in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Child Trauma Training Center

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 17, 2019

Speaker: Sonia Nagy Chimienti, MD
Vice Provost/Associate Dean, Student Affairs. UMASS

THURSDAY OCTOBER 24, 2019


Speaker: Scott Stroup MD MPH
Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Optmizing and Personalizing Interventions for Schizophrenia Across the Lifespan (OPAL) Center, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019

Speaker: Oyedeji Ayonrinde MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Queen's University, Medical Director, Early Psychosis Intervention Program for Southeastern Ontario

  November 2019

APPELBAUM

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Visiting Professor Series

"Bad Acts and Bad Genes: Behavioral Genetics in Criminal Court"

Albert Grudzinskas Lecture

Speaker: Paul S Appelbaum MD
Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor, Director, Division of Law, Ethics & Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University

 

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019 

Speaker: Kirk R. Daffner, MD
Chief, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology Director, Center for Brain/Mind Medicine, J. David and Virginia Wimberly Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School Neurology

RISK MANAGEMENT LECTURE

 

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019

Speaker: Mary Margaret Gleason MD
Pediatrician and Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Director, Tulane Infant Mental Health Services, Tulane University

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2019
THANKSGIVING

  December 2019

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019

"Neuromodulation in Neuropsychiatric Disorders - A Paradigm Shift"

Speaker: Khurshid Khurshid, MD FAASM FAPA
Director, UMMHC/UMMS Center for Neuromodulation, Department of Psychiatry, UMASS/UMassMemorial Health Care

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2019
ACNP
(American College of Neuropsychopharmacology Annual Meeting)

 

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2019

Visiting Professor Series

Speaker: Andres S. Martin, MD, MPH
Riva Ariella Ritvo Professor, Child Study Center, Professor of Psychiatry; Director of Medical Studies, Yale Child Study Center, Child Study Center; Medical Director, Children's Psychiatric Inpatient Service at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2019
DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS/NEW YEAR

  January 2020

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020

Speaker: Joshua Claunch MD
PGY-6
Neuropsychiatry
UMASS Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2020

Speaker: Amy Yule, MD
Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Management Service,
Instructor at Harvard Medical School

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020

Speaker: Janette Abramowitz, MD
PGY-6
Neuropsychiatry
UMASS Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020

Speaker: Matthew Brown DO
PGY-5
Child Psychiatry Fellow

 

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2020

Speaker: Aekta Malhotra MD
PGY-4
Adult Psychiatry

  February 2020

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2020

“Advancing Suicide Prevention in Health Systems”

Speaker: Edwin Boudreaux PhD
Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and Quantitative Health Sciences
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Emergency Medicine

RISK MANAGEMENT LECTURE

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Speaker: Edward Bender DO
PGY-5
Child Psychiatry Fellow

 

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020

Speaker: Cassandra Snipes PhD
Consult Liaison Service, UMassMemorial Medical Center

 

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020
RESIDENT RETREAT

 

March 2020

Ben Druss MD

THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2020

Speaker: Benjamin Druss MD MPH
Professor and Rosalynn Carter Chair in Mental Health
Rollins School of Public Health
Emory University

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020

Speaker: William-Bernard Reid-Varley, MD, MPH
PGY-4 – Adult Psychiatry
Program Co-Chief Resident 

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020

"Strategies to Engage in Mental Health Advocacy"

Speaker: Debra Koss MD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway NJ

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020

Speaker: Rachel D’Angelo DO
PGY-5
Child Psychiatry Fellow

  April 2020

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2020
SHRIVER LECTURE


Speaker: Frances West
Founder, FrancesWestCo., Former IBM Chief Accessibility Officer, Chair, Strategy & Development Committee

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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2020

Speaker: Prerna Moorjani, DO
PGY-4
Adult Psychiatry

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2020

Speaker: Mohamed Henson MD
PGY-5
Addiction Fellow

Dr. Patel 

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020

Speaker: Vikram Patel, MBBS, PhD
The Pershing Square Professor of Global Health and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow,
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Co-Founder and Member of Managing Committee, Sangath


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020
APA (American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting)

 
  May 2020

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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020

Speaker: Iris Kim, MD
PGY-4
Adult Psychiatry 

 

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020
FACULTY RETREAT

 

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2019
Annual Debra Janssen Lecture

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THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020

Speaker: Ruth Shim MD MPH
Luke & Grace Kim Professor in Cultural Psychiatry
Director of Cultural Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UC Davis

  June 2019



 


THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020
Briscoli Lecture

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2020

TBD



 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, June 18, 2019
RESIDENT GRADUATION 



 

 

 

 

 

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