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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 2020-2022

SEPTEMBER 2023

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THURSDAY SEPT 21, 2023

" Management of Substance Use in Perinatal Individuals"

Speaker: Kimberly A. Yonkers, M.D.
Katz Family Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
UMass Chan Medical School/UMass Memorial Medical Center

https://youtu.be/V07ZzyH_EJw

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THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28, 2023

"Strong at the Broken Places: Leveraging the Strengths of Mental Health Providers with Mental Illness for Suicide Prevention"


Speaker: Sarah E. Victor, PhD
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychological Sciences
Texas Tech University

https://youtu.be/QfL8gPEyX4U

 

OCTOBER 2023

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 12, 2023

Visiting Professor Series


Annual John Sullivan Memorial Lecture

"Innovations in Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia: Deep Brain Stimulation & Precision Medicine"


Speaker: Ankur A. Butala MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Tarsus Medical Group

https://youtu.be/1xM729H-l8Q

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 19, 2023

Visiting Professor Series


"Autoimmune Encephalitis: Immune Regulation and Psychiatric Symptoms"

Speaker: Gena Lynne C. Mooneyham, MD, MS
General Pediatrics/Adult Psychiatry/Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Medical Director, NIMH Autoimmune Brain Disorders Program
NIMH Pediatric Psychiatry Inpatient Services Director
Office of the Clinical Director, National Institute of Mental Health
Associate Research Physician, NIH Intramural Research Program

This lecture was not recorded.

NOVEMBER 2023

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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2, 2023

This lecture will be only be available via Zoom
Contact karen.lambert@umassmed.edu for more information.

“Integrating SUD Care into Medical Systems”

Speaker: Sarah Wakeman MD
Medical Director for Substance Use Disorder at Mass General Brigham
Medical Director for the MGH Substance Use Disorder Initiative
Director of the Program for Substance Use and Addiction Services, MGH Division of General Internal Medicine

https://youtu.be/TJfHe09TqOU

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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 9, 2023

"Consciousness as a Memory System."

Speaker: Andrew E. Budson, M.D.
Chief, Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology and
Associate Chief of Staff for Education, VA Boston Healthcare System
Associate Director & Education Core Leader, Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center, Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
Lecturer in Neurology, Harvard Medical School


https://youtu.be/gOlb1EonmQk

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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 16, 2023

"Safeguarding Behavioral Health of a City"

Speaker: Kevin M Simon MD MPH
Chief Behavioral Health Officer – City of Boston
Pediatric Psychiatrist, Dept of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences;
Addiction Medicine Specialist, Division of Addiction Medicine,
Department of Pediatrics, Boston Children’s Hospital

https://youtu.be/s5e7DUW4fs4

 

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 23, 2023

NO GRAND ROUNDS
THANKSGIVING

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THURSDAY NOVEMBER 30, 2023

"The Neurobiology of Suicidal Behavior"

Speaker: Maria A. Oquendo, M.D., Ph.D. 
Ruth Meltzer Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Psychiatrist-in-Chief, University of Pennsylvania Health System 

https://youtu.be/5dF9UXZZrAU

DECEMBER 2023

THURSDAY DECEMBER 7, 2023

NO GRAND ROUNDS
American Conference of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)
Annual Meeting

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 14, 2023

"The Words We Use and Why They Matter: Palliative Medicine Perspectives on Discussions of Suffering, Goals of Care, and Life's End for Patients With Mental Illness"

Speaker: Sunita Puri, M.D
Program Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship 
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine 
University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center & Chan School of Medicine 
Author, That Good Night: Life and Medicine in the Eleventh Hour (Viking/Penguin, 2019)

https://youtu.be/ILKYV7Nt3Oo

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THURSDAY DECEMBER 21, 2023

"Social Media and Mental Health in Children and Adolescents"

Speaker: Emily Hochstetler MD
Child Psychiatry Fellow
Department of Psychiatry
UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial

https://youtu.be/gR7R7v5OkfA

JANUARY 4, 2024

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THURSDAY JANUARY 4, 2024

"Substance Use Disorders in Youth: Overview, Contextualization, and Evidence-Based Approaches"
Speaker: Marc Gagnier MD 
Child Psychiatry Fellow
Department of Psychiatry 
UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

https://youtu.be/99AGf_Vd_xo

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THURSDAY JANUARY 11, 2024                                          

                                             "Medical Aid in Dying:  A Review of Current Practice and Challenges In Psychiatry                 

Speaker: Kimberly Piccoli DO
PGY IV - Chief Resident - Outpatient
UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

https://youtu.be/Yp3W1gq7YIQ

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THURSDAY JANUARY 18, 2024

"Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Facilitate Recovery after Recent and Chronic Brain Injury"

Speaker: Pooja Modi MD
PGY5 - Chief Resident - Neuropsychiatry
UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

https://youtu.be/hzwu2PHWanw

FEBRUARY 2024

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2024

"Understanding and Addressing Stigma and Substance Use Disorders."

Speaker: Nicolas Genovese MD
Addiction Psychiatry Fellow
UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

https://youtu.be/CLPY-78628o

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 8, 2024

"Trans-institutionalization: An Unintended Consequence of Good Intentions"

Speaker: Takeiya Lynch MD
PGY 4 - Program Chief Resident and Adolf Meyer Chief Resident in Public Sector Psychiatry 

Department of Psychiatry
UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

https://youtu.be/OHLoRllF71s

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 15, 2024

NO GRAND ROUNDS

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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22, 2024

"Psilocybin: A Promising Treatment for Mental Health Conditions 

Speaker: Maite Cintron Pastrana MD
Chief Resident - Psychopharmacology

UMass Chan Medical School/UMassMemorial Health Care

 

THURSDAY FEBRUARY 29, 2024

  NO GRAND ROUNDS                             

MARCH 2024

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THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2024

"Addressing Racial Disparities in Overdose Deaths and in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Through Community Partnerships"

Speaker: Richard S. Schottenfeld MD
Professor and Chair Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences,
Howard University College of Medicine, Howard University Hospital-5B03

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THURSDAY MARCH 14, 2024

"Digital Behavioral Health Interventions for Emerging Adults"

Speaker: Lourah M. Kelly, Ph.D.
UMass Chan Medical School*
Department of Psychiatry 
Implementation Science & Practice Advances Research Center (iSPARC)

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THURSDAY MARCH 21, 2023

“Mesmer, Cardiac Surgery, Ketamine and Psychedelics; Appreciating the Power of Contextual Effects in Medicine”

Speaker: Gerard Sanacora, MD PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine
Director Yale Depression Research Program
Co-Director Yale-New Haven Hospital Interventional Psychiatry Service

 

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THURSDAY MARCH 28, 2024

"Neuroactive Steroids in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Peripartum Major Depressive Disorder: A Translational Research Journey"

Speaker: Kristina M. Deligiannidis, M.D
Director, Women’s Behavioral Health, Zucker Hillside Hospital, Northwell Health, Medical Director, Reproductive Psychiatry, Project TEACH, NYS Office of Mental Health, Professor of Psychiatry, Molecular Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell, Professor, Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, Northwell Health, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School


APRIL 2024

THURSDAY APRIL 4, 2023

SHRIVER LECTURE

Speakers:Amy Weinstock, MArch 
Director, Insurance Resource Center for Autism and Behavioral Health, Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
Terri Farrell
Senior Project Director. Insurance Resource Center for Autism and Behavioral Health. Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, UMass Chan Medical School, EK Shriver Center

 

THURSDAY APRIL 11, 2024

NO GRAND ROUNDS

Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW)
Health Equity Distinguished Lecture

For more information contact:
Crista Johnson-Agbakwu, MD, MSc, FACOG
Executive Director, Collaborative in Health Equity, Office of Health Equity
Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, UMass Memorial Health
Professor, Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
Division, Preventive and Behavioral Medicine
University of Massachusetts T.H. Chan Medical School
Crista.Johnson-Agbakwu@umassmed.edu
Executive Assistant: Lexus.Asibey@umassmed.edu

Faculty and staff are encouraged to attend

THURSDAY APRIL 18, 2024
Al Grudzinskas Lecture

"Autism and the Criminal Law: Why Therapeutic Jurisprudence Matters"

Speaker: Michael L. Perlin, Esq. 
Professor Emeritus of Law 
Founding Director, International Mental Disability Law Reform Project 
Co-founder, Mental Disability Law and Policy Associates 
New York Law School 



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THURSDAY APRIL 25, 2024

"Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents"

Speaker: Jennifer Derenne, MD,  DFAACAP, FAED
Psychiatrist, Comprehensive Care Program (CCP)
Medical Director, Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University

 

MAY 2024

THURSDAY MAY 2, 2024

DEB JANSSEN ANNUAL LECTURE

Speaker: Charmaine F. Jackson PhD
Founder, InnoPscych, Inc.

https://www.innopsych.com 

 

THURSDAY MAY 9, 2024

NO GRAND ROUNDS
American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting (APA)

THURSDAY MAY 16, 2024
NO GRAND ROUNDS
RESIDENT RETREAT

THURSDAY MAY 23, 2024
NO GRAND ROUNDS
FACULTY RETREAT

THURSDAY MAY 30, 2024

BRISCOLI

Speaker: Cary Friedman MD
Lecturer on Psychiatry
Cambridge Health Alliance


JUNE 2024

THURSDAY JUNE 6, 2024

Speaker: Mindy Fullilove MD
Writer and Social Psychiatrist
The New School, New York, NY

THURSDAY JUNE 13, 2024
NO GRAND ROUNDS
RESIDENT GRADUATION