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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

https://echo360.org/media/7bb2cc4f-fa63-4173-9655-01819840b21e/public

   
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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

https://echo360.org/media/2def8bd2-d56c-4864-b81c-dd1bf3189423/public

   
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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

https://echo360.org/media/0f3962a1-bc06-488b-a009-458c2dbe34a1/public

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


https://echo360.org/media/9b098796-7ad7-462c-92d6-7fc35218f2c0/public

   

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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

https://echo360.org/media/895aecc6-b9db-4893-bac5-9efeae18cbed/public

   
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019

"Is This Learner Mistreatment? A Primer and Discussion"

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

This lecture was not recorded.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2019
LECTURE CANCELED

   
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2019
Visiting Professor Series

"Cannabis: Post-Legalization Health Implications and Knowledge Translation Challenges"

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

https://echo360.org/media/f479cb2b-5b2b-433e-9226-0ec575faca56/public

November 2019

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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

https://echo360.org/media/a1a7259f-bfad-46ac-a2ba-019522bb49f2/public

   
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2019 
Visiting Professor Series

"Cognitively Impaired Physicians: Institutional and Personal Challenges"

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

https://echo360.org/media/2ad0c958-ef62-474e-9117-09dfc989a00d/public

   
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2019
Visiting Professor Series


“Bringing Early Childhood Mental Health Principles to Primary Care”

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

https://echo360.org/media/6538d71d-c992-4e35-8b28-e131f86fca07/public

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2019
THANKSGIVING

December 2019

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019

"Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS): a Paradigm Shift in Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders"

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

https://echo360.org/media/58ae4e3f-287c-44b3-85cb-497a82654ea2/public 

 

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

"Embracing Imperfection and Vulnerability: Self-Disclosure in the Health Professions"


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

https://echo360.org/media/cd3f2d24-4bb4-441b-97fe-104a7b329e9c/public

 

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

January 2020

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2020

"Encephalitis Update for Psychiatry/Psychology"

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

https://echo360.org/media/3dd2e749-47ca-4875-bfae-09fc392c4038/public

   
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 2020
Visiting Professor Series

"Young People with Substance Use Disorders: Prevention, Risky Behaviors, and Treatment"

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

https://echo360.org/media/bb411756-7442-4235-82f9-af933b4c22cb/public

   

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2020

"Catatonia: Neuropsychiatry's Identifiable, Verifable, Treatable Syndrome"

Speaker: Max Fink, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology Emeritus
Renaissance School of Medicine
Stony Brook University 

https://echo360.org/media/c916ef7a-4707-4c1c-b94d-8fb4f8ff9054/public

   
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2020

"Psychedelics and Depression: What is Old, is New Again"

Speaker: Matthew Brown, DO
PGY-5
Child Psychiatry Fellow

https://echo360.org/media/96a21221-1ddf-4152-acd3-b79d448afd45/public

   
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 2020

"A War of Minds - Holmes, Meyers and the Journey from Shell-Shock to PTSD and
Lessons Learned for Collaboration in Health Care Settings"

Speaker: Aekta Malhotra, MD
PGY-4
Adult Psychiatry

https://echo360.org/media/f3da2c4b-a2d5-48f7-9f98-85891f5299e6/public

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

https://echo360.org/media/475091c3-84c5-4e50-a2f2-7d5460df1aa9/public



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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Vapors of Change: Legislative Advocacy and Recent Vaping Legislation."

Speaker: Edward Bender DO
PGY-5
Child Psychiatry Fellow

https://echo360.org/media/cc4499ae-0045-4fc5-b6d8-2e9e8ece47c1/public

 

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2020

“So It’s All in My Head?” An Overview of Chronic Pain"

Speaker: Mary Kate Miller PsyD
Consult Liaison Service, UMassMemorial Medical Center

https://echo360.org/media/22921ac6-4dbb-41c2-9c16-99e2010a04b7/public

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020
RESIDENT RETREAT

 

March 2020

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THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2020

Visiting Professor Series

"Psychiatrists’ Role in Addressing the Physical Health Needs of Populations with Serious Mental Illness"

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

https://echo360.org/media/98cdacbb-5cc1-4091-943b-52d4c087d58c/public 

 

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020

"Acting Out Addiction: The Use of Dramatherapy for the Treatment of Dual-Diagnosis Patients"    

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

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

Visiting Professor Series

"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

https://echo360.org/media/1028c9c5-9208-4044-89d1-f65fddef0d4d/public

 

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THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

"Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Worcester and How UMass is Following Up"

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

  April 2020


THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2020
SHRIVER LECTURE

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY


"Beyond Privacy, Security, Why HealthTech Needs to Design in Accessibility?"
 

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

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THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

"There’s an App for that: Enhancing Psychiatric Treatment in the Digital Age"

Speaker: Prerna Moorjani, DO
PGY-4
Adult Psychiatry

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

"The Rise of Vaping and the Consequences of its Addiction"

Speaker: Mohamed Henson MD
PGY-5
Addiction Fellow

 

THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 2020

                   CANCELED 


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, APRIL 30, 2020

 
  May 2020

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THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

Speaker: Iris Kim, MD
PGY-4
Adult Psychiatry 

 

 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2020
FACULTY RETREAT

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THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2019
Annual Brisoli Lecture

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

Speaker: Petros Levounis, MD, MA
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry,
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Chief of Service, University Hospital

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THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY


"The Science of Discrimination: Exploring an Unexamined Social Determinant of Mental Health"

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


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THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2020
Annual Debra Janssen Lecture

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

Speaker: Michael R. Hollander, PhD

Director of Training, 3East Continuum
Mclean Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

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THURSDAY JUNE 11, 2020

AVAILABLE ON LINE ONLY

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



 

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, June 18, 2019
RESIDENT GRADUATION