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 the 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

2013-14 Psychiatry Grand Rounds

April

Zisook Grand RoundsBereavement and the DSM-5: Challenges, Controversies and Resolutions
THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
Speaker: Sidney Zisook, MD
Director, University of California, San Diego Residency Training Program
Professor of Psychiatry, UCSD

Soares Grand RoundsBipolar Disorder: From Neurobiology to Treatment Interventions
THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
Speaker: Jair C. Soares, MD
Professor and Chairman, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Weerasekera Grand Rounds

Postgraduate Psychotherapy Training: What to Teach, How to Teach, and How to Assess
THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014
Speaker: Priyanthy Weerasekera MD, M.Ed
Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences
Postgraduate Psychotherapy Coordinator
McMaster University
21st Annual Briscoli Lecture

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Undertaking a Quality Improvement Initiative: Impact on Clinical Practice, System Dynamics, Advocacy, and Innovation
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014
Speaker: James Yon, MD
PGY-5 Child Fellow
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare

May

No Grand Rounds - Resident Retreat
THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2014

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From Freud to Fraternities: Developmental Psychopathology in Emerging Adulthood
THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2014
Speaker: Mirjana Jojic, MD
PGY-4 Chief Resident in Psychosomatic Medicine
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare

No Grand Rounds - Faculty Retreat
THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2014

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Medical Management of Inpatient Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014
Speaker: Srikanth Challagundla, MBBS
PGY-5 Addiction Fellow
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare

McGrath Grand Rounds

Strengthening the Organization's Healing Potential: Utilizing Evidence-based Assessment Strategies to Effect Lasting Behavioral Change and Recovery
THURSDAY, MAY 29, 2014
Speaker: Caroline McGrath, RN, MS
Executive Director, UMass Adolescent Inpatient Programs
17th Annual Deborah Janssens Memorial Lecture

June

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TBD
THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2014
Speaker: Isheeta Zalpuri, MD
PGY-4 Chief Resident in Psychopharmacology
Program Chief Resident
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare

Nemeroff Grand Rounds

TBD
THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
Speaker: Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD 
Leonard M. Miller Professor & Chairman
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Center on Aging, University of Miami Health System

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Acute Psychotic and Non Psychotic Depressive Episodes in Bipolar Disorder Type I: A Pilot Inpatient Chart Review Study of Pharmacologic Treatments Rendered
THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014
Speaker: Johanna Burke, MD
PGY-4 Adult Psychiatry Resident
UMass Medical School, UMass Memorial Healthcare

Stefan Grand Rounds

Suicide, Risk, Clinical Practice and Law
THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
Speaker: Susan Stefan, JD