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

Growing Up Without Frontal Lobes: What Defines Our Humanity?
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
Speaker: Sheldon Benjamin, MD
Interim Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director of Neuropsychiatry
Director, Psychiatry Residency Training
Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology
UMass Medical School


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017
Rosh Hashanah

Brinen Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017
Speaker: Aaron P. Brinen, PsyD
Clinical Associate in Aaron T Beck Psychopathology Research Center
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

October

Martinez Integrating Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Acute Care Settings
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017
Speaker: Caridad Ponce Martinez, MD
Assistant Professor
Addiction Medicine
Medical Director, Adult Mental Health Unit
Psychiatric Treatment and Recovery Center

 

Carpenter TMS Therapy in Psychiatry: What have we learned in the decade since FDA approval?
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2017
Visiting Professor
Speaker: Linda L Carpenter, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Butler Hospital, Brown Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

 

Nesse

If Natural Selection Is Powerful, Why are Mental Disorders So Common?
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2017
Speaker: Randolph Nesse, MD
Foundation Professor of Life Sciences
Founding Director, ASU Center for Evolution and Medicine
Arizona State University

 

Gunning-Dixon The Use of Cognitive Neuroscience to Inform Treatment Development for Late Life Depression
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017
Visiting Professor
Speaker: Faith Gunning-Dixon, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Psychologist
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

November

Baker Longitudinal Deep Phenotyping in Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Speaker: Justin T Baker, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Functional Neuroimaging & Bioinformatics
Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Program
Scientific Director, Institute for Technology in Psychiatry
McLean Hospital
Harvard Medical School

 

Holt Dimensional Models of Abnormalities in "Fight or Flight" Circuitry in Psychotic Illness
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017
Speaker: Daphne J Holt, MD, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School

 

Huang Developing Collaborative Care Training Experiences in Psychiatry Residencies
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017
Speaker: Hsiang Huang, MD
Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Fulbright Scholar
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2017
Thanksgiving

Muriel Coping and Loss in Pediatric Cancer
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2017
Visiting Professor Series
Speaker: Anna C. (Nina) Muriel, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Chief, Division of Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology
Senior Physician
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center

December

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017
ACNP

 Grand Rounds Speaker Forkey Maltreatment, Methylation and Madness: How the Science of Trauma is Changing Medicine
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2017
Speaker: Heather C. Forkey, MD
Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Chief, Division of Child Protection
Clinical Director, Foster Children Evaluation Service
UMass Memorial Medical Center

 

Jefee Bahloul updated photo Syria: Reflections on Psychological Aspects of War and Displacement
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017
Speaker: Hussam Jefee Bahloul, MD
Addiction Psychiatry
Adult Psychopharmacology
Department of Psychiatry
UMASS Medical School/UMassMemorial Medical Center

 


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2017
Christmas/New Year's


January

Wolkowitz

CANCELLED
Minding the body: Is depression a brain disease or a systemic illness?
THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018
Speaker: Owen Wolkowitz, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry UCSF School of Medicine

 

Kelly Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Tobacco Cessation
THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 2018
Speaker: Megan M. Kelly, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UMass Medical School
Bedford Site Director, VISN 1 New England Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center
Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, Bedford, MA

 

Holland

Keeping Children's Mental Health Afloat:
A Critical Care Based Model for Mental Health Treatment in Children and Adolescents to supplement MCPAP
(done in conjunction with Tufts Medical Center Floating Hospital for Children.)
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018
Speaker: Ashley Holland, DO
PGY-5 Child Fellow

 

Keshavan Neurobiology of Psychosis: Connecting the Dots
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 2018
Speaker: Matcheri S. Keshavan, MD
Stanley Cobb Professor and Vice-Chair for Public Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School
Editor in Chief, Schizophrenia Research


February

Joseph Psychiatric Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018
Speaker: Oliver Joseph, MD
Chief Resident in Psychosomatic Medicine and Emergency Mental Health
UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Health Care

 

Novins

Tele-Mental Health with American Indian & Alaska Native Communities: Lessons from 17 Years in the Field
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018
Visiting Professor Series
Speaker: Douglas K. Novins, MD
Cannon Y. & Lyndia Harvey Chair in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Chair, Pediatric Mental Health Institute, Children's Hospital Colorado
Professor, Vice Chair & Director, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry,
University of Colorado School of Medicine Professor of Community & Behavioral Health,
Centers for American Indian Alaskan Native Health, Colorado School of Health
Deputy Editor & editor-Elect, Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

 

Beresin

College-age Suicide and the Mental Health Crisis
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018
Visiting Professor Series
Speaker: Gene Beresin, MD, MA
Executive Director, the Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds
Senior Educator in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 

 

Fulwiler

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018
Speaker: Carl Fulwiler, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine,UMass Medical School; Chief Medical Officer
TaraVista Behavorial Health, a UMass affiliate


March

Evins

Smoking Cessation Treatment for those with Psychiatric Illnesses: 
Toward Clinical Best Practices
THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018
Speaker: Eden Evins, MD MPH
Director, Center for Addiction Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018
Resident Retreat
 

Markloff The Distracted Child: Understanding the Role of Early Childhood Adversity
When Considering the Diagnosis of ADHD
THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018
Speaker: Mallory Markloff, MD
PGY-5 Child Fellow

 

Wagner AACAP Presidential Initiative/Depression in Children and Adolescents
THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018
Speaker: Karen Dineen Wagner, MD, PhD
Titus H. Harris Chair
Harry K. Davis Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX

 

Becker Globalization and the Shifting Epidemiology of Eating Disorders: What can we learn from Fiji?
THURSDAY, MARCH 29, 2018
Speaker: Ann E. Becker, MD, PhD
Maude and Lillian Presley Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine
Department of Global Health and Social Medicine
Harvard Medical School

April

Richler The Management of Behavioral Disturbance in the Demented Elderly: Finding What Works
THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2018
Speaker: Leah Richler, MD
Program Chief Resident
Chief Resident in Geriatric Psychiatry
UMass Medical School/UMass Memorial Health Care

 

Miklowitz

Bipolar disorder in youth: A Family-Centered Approach to Treatment
THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2018
Paul F. Briscoli Lecture
Visiting Professor Series
Speaker: David J. Miklowitz, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Child and Adolescent Mood Disorders Program
Director, Integrative Study Center in Mood Disorders
UCLA Semel Institute
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

 

 

Sibling Support Program: A Family-Centered Mental Health Intitative
THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2018
Shriver Center Lecture
Speaker: Emily Rubin MA
Director of Sibling Support, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
UMass Medical School

 

Myer Evidenced-Based Approach to Treating Pregnant
Women with Opiate Use Disorder
THURSDAY, APRIL 26 2018
Speaker: Kathryn Myer, MD
Chief Resident in Addiction Psychiatry
UMASS Medical School/UMass Memorial Health Care

 

 May

Behbahani

The Mental Health Effects of Workplace Violence
THURSDAY, MAY 3, 2018
Speaker: Kayla Behbahani, DO
Program Chief Resident
8 East Chief Resident


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018
Annual APA Meeting

Jackson

Fostering Resilience: Examining the mechanisms of
unexpected outcomes in youth exposed to trauma
THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2018
Speaker: Yo Jackson, PhD, ABPP
Professor, Clinical Child Psychology
Associate Director, Child Maltreatment Solutions Network
The Pennsylvania State University


NO GRAND ROUNDS
THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2018
Faculty Retreat

 

21st Annual Deborah Janssens Memorial Lecture
Behavioral Activation - More than Riding a Bicycle
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018

Christopher Martell, PhD
Clinic Director, Psychology Services Center
UMass Amherst PhD Program



June

Sullivan
Vincent
Packer
Where Justice and Treatment Meet: Drug Courts in Massachusetts
THURSDAY, JUNE 7, 2018
Speakers: The Honorable Mary H. Sullivan
Director of Specialty Courts, District Court Department of the Massachusetts Trial Court
Massachusetts Trial Court's Center of Excellence for Specialty Courts


Gina Vincent, PhD
Associate Professor and Director of Translational Law & Psychiatry Research
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center – SPARC 


Ira Packer, PhD
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UMass Medical School
Director of the Center of Excellence for Specialty Courts
Systems and Psychosocial Advances Research Center – SPARC