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GRAND ROUNDS 2006-2007 LECTURE SERIES

McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2006-2007 Lecture Series

Thursdays from noon-1pm
in room #132, de Marneffe building,
(unless otherwise noted) at McLean Hospital

Download Spring 2007
Grand Round Schedule
(pdf)


MARCH 2007

MARCH 1
Role of Probability, Causality, Expertise, Heuristics and Biases in Understanding Bipolar Disorder Risks
Federico Soldani, M.D., Ph.D.
Research Associate in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School                        
Doctoral Candidate in Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

MARCH 8
The Healing Power of Mutual Empathy
Judith V. Jordan, Ph.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MARCH 15
Love Disorders and Mental Illness: A Psychoanalytic Perspective
Stefan A. Pasternack, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Emeritus), Georgetown University
School of Medicine.                       
Faculty, Florida Psychoanalytic Institute

MARCH 22
Hippocratic Psychopharmacology:  The Case of Bipolar Disorder
S. Nassir Ghaemi, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Bipolar Disorder Research Program, Emory University
     Lecture sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline

MARCH 29
Sleep Loss and Fatigue: Sufficient Sleep as Marker of Good Health, Sleep Loss as Symptoms of Work-Family Imbalance.
Orfeu M. Buxton, Ph.D.
Associate Neuroscientist, Division of Sleep Medicine, Department of
Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
     Lecture sponsored by Takeda

FRIDAY, MARCH 30
Golda Edinburg Lecture - PIERCE HALL
Children Who Act Out Their Pain: Sexual Behavior Problems
Linda Sanford, M.S.W.
Assistant Professor, Simmons College

Please note new time:  11:00 - Noon

APRIL 2007

APRIL 5
Social Change, Eating Disorders, and Youth Risk: The View From Fiji
Anne E. Becker, M.D., Ph.D., Sc.M.
Director, Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program,  MGH
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Associate Professor of  Medical Anthropology, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 12
Memory Dysfunction in Clinical Practice
Bruce H. Price, M.D.
Chief, Department of Neurology, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 19
Clearing the Smoke: Adolescents and Marijuana
Steven L. Jaffe, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
Morehouse School of Medicine
Professor (Emeritus) , Child and Adolescent Psychiatry,
Emory University School of Medicine

APRIL 26
Management of the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Brent P. Forester, M.D.
Medical Director, Dementia Neuropsychiatry Unit                      
Director, Mood Disorders Division, Geriatric Psychiatry Research Program, McLean Hospital                                
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 2007

MAY 3
The Adam Corneel Major Teachers in Psychotherapy Lecture
                                        PIERCE HALL

The Mind-Brain Interface in Borderline Personality Disorder
Glen Gabbard, M.D.
Brown Foundation Chair of Psychoanalysis and Professor of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine
Director, Baylor Psychiatry Clinic

MAY 10
What Spirituality Is Good For: The Neurobiology of the Positive Emotions
George E. Vaillant, M.D.
Senior Psychiatrist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 17
Current Research on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder
Janet Wozniak, M.D.
Director, Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Research Program, MGH
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 24
In Our Own Voice: Living with Mental Illness
Lisa Halpern, M.P.P.
Director, Peer Led Program, Baycove Area, Vinfen
Coordinator, In Our Own Voice, NAMI Massachusetts
& Brooke Katz, B.S.N.

MAY 31
The Bozena Berger Lecture
Current Problems in Drug Development and Post-Marketing Surveillance
Donald Klein, M.D., D.Sc.
Attending, New York Presbyterian Hospital
Professor Psychiatry Emeritus, Columbia University

JUNE 2007

JUNE 7
Pope Awards For Young Investigators
To Be Announced

THE SEPTEMBER 2007 - JUNE 2008 GRAND ROUNDS LECTURE SERIES
WILL BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 6, 2007

ACCREDITATIONS:       (If NOT a McLean Hospital Employee or Staff: $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.

Nurses: This program carries 1.2 contact hours. McLean Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the Rhode Island state nurses association, which is accredited as an approver of continuing education in nursing by the American Nurses’ Credentialing center’s commission on 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 38017. 

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.

Grand Rounds Is Supported In Part By A Grant-In-Aid From Ortho-McNeil Janssen