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McLean Hospital, Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education Presents…

Grand Rounds 2008-2009 Lecture Series: Fall Schedule

Thursdays from Noon-1pm in the de Marneffe building, room #132 (unless otherwise noted) on the McLean Hospital Campus

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SEPTEMBER 4                    PIERCE HALL
The "Impossible" Patient: Relational Dilemmas, Traumatic Reenactment, and Treatment Resistance
James A. Chu, M.D.
Chief of Specialty Services, McLean Hospital Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

SEPTEMBER 11                    Priscilla Aikenhead Lecture
Asperger's Disorder
Dania Jekel, M.S.W.
Executive Director, Asperger's Association of New England, Inc.

Understanding Errors Made in the Treatment of Suicidal Patients
Mark J Goldblatt, M.D.
Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital Supervisor and Faculty Member, The Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

SEPTEMBER 25                    PIERCE HALL
Alzheimer Disease: From Genes to New Therapies Steven M. Paul, M.D.
Executive Vice President, Science and Technology President, Lilly Research Laboratories, Eli Lilly and Company


Dialectical Behavior Therapy in the Treatment of Self-Injurious and Suicidal Adolescents
Blaise A. Aguirre, M.D.
Medical Director, 3East, McLean Hospital Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

OCTOBER 9                  NO GRAND ROUNDS
                                                   YOM KIPPUR

Abstinence Vs. Moderation in Addiction Treatment
Thomas Irwin, M.D.
Program Director, McLean Center at Fernside, McLean Hospital Instructor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Early Intervention in Psychosis: People and Places
Jesus Perez, M.D., Ph.D.
Consultant in Adult Psychiatry. CAMEO. Early Intervention Service in Psychosis. Department of Psychiatry. University of Cambridge, UK.
Clinical Director (Adult Psychiatry Services).
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

OCTOBER 29                  PIERCE HALL
(WEDNESDAY)         The Stanton Lecture
Personality Disorders: Preserving the Past and Charting the Future
John M. Oldham, M.D.
Senior Vice President and Chief of Staff, The Menninger Clinic Professor and Executive Vice Chair, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine


When to Warn: The Practicalities of Predicting, Prescribing....and Preventing Violent Behavior
Neil L. Chayet, J.D.
Consultant to the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Center, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital

Personality and Personality Disorders in Late Life: Where Are We Heading?
Marc E. Agronin, M.D.
Director of Mental Health Services, Miami Jewish Home & Hospital for the Aged Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

(MONDAY)  The Frederick Corneel Lecture
The National Burden of Substance Abuse: The Role of Physicians
Bertha K. Madras, Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Demand Reduction. The White House. Office of National Drug Control Policy

NOVEMBER 27                 NO GRAND ROUNDS
                                           HAPPY THANKSGIVING


ACCREDITATIONS: (If NOT a McLean Hospital Employee $20.00 per certificate)

Physicians: McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Participants meeting requirements will receive 1 CE credit. For more information, please call 617 855-3151.
Nurses: This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 1 contact hour of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please not: educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirements to ANCC accreditation.
Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 Continuing Education hour for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons College School of Social Work Authorization number is D 40058.
NBCC:  McLean Hospital is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Each session in this series is accredited for 1 clock hour of CE credit or .1 CEU.
Educational objectives: Grand Rounds will educate mental health professionals on a variety of topics with a focus on psychiatric and psychological treatments and diagnoses.