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McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2007-2008 Lecture Series: Spring Schedule

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

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Grand Round Schedule

MARCH 2008

MARCH 6                     
McLean/Harvard First Episode Project
Mauricio Tohen, M.D., Dr. P.H., M.B.A.
Distinguished Lilly Scholar for Neurosciences, Lilly Research Laboratories
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Psychoeducation for Bipolar Disorder: Efficacy, Safety, and Mechanism of Action
Eduard Vieta, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, University of Barcelona
Director, Neuroscience Research Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, Barcelona
Visiting Professor of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

MARCH 20                                  PIERCE HALL
                                The Bozena Berger Lecture
A Psychodynamic Perspective on Borderline Personality Disorder and How to Treat It
Frank Yeomans, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Lecturer, Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research

New Vistas in Drug Abuse Research Using Brain Imaging
Scott E. Lukas, Ph.D.
Director, Behavioral Psychopharmacology Research Laboratory and Sleep Research Program, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychiatry & Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 2008

Applying Recent Findings from Sleep Science: Evaluation, Education and Treatment of Patients with Insomnia
Eric A. Nofzinger, M.D.
Medical Director, Sleep Evaluation Center, Pittsburgh VA Medical Center
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic
Lecture sponsored by Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Eating Disorders and Adolescents
Esther J. Dechant, M.D.
Assistant Child Psychiatrist, Medical Director, Klarmen Eating Disorders Center, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

APRIL 16                                   PIERCE HALL
Positive Psychology
Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Psychology, Harvard University

APRIL 24                
The Role of Criticism in Psychiatric Relapse: Depression, Schizophrenia, Families, and the Brain
Jill Hooley, Ph.D.
Consultant in Psychology, McLean Hospital
Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

MAY 2008

MAY 1                                  PIERCE HALL
          The Adam Corneel Major Teachers in
          Psychotherapy Lecture

Recent Developments in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
Anthony W. Bateman, M.D.
Director, Psychotherapy Services and Research Lead, St. Ann's Hospital, London
Visiting Professor University College London
Chief Examiner, Royal College of Psychiatrists, UK

Internet Usage Disorder: A True Addiction or Part of the Impulse Control Spectrum?
Maressa H. Orzack, Ph.D.
Director, Computer Addiction Study Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medcial School

MAY 16                                PIERCE HALL
(FRIDAY - 11:00 a.m.)       Golda Edinburg Lecture
Children's Mental Health: The Time is Now
Marylou Sudders, ACSW
President and CEO, Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

MAY 22
Pharmacologic Treatment of Depression: Fact, Fiction, and Clinical Realities.
Scott E. Ewing, D.O.
Clinical Associate in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MAY 29
Helping Your Troubled Teen: Learn to Recognize, Understand, and Address the Destructive Behavior of Today's Teens
Cynthia S. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Administrative Director, Child and Adolescent Services
Program Director, ART, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Blaise A. Aguirre, M.D.
Medical Director, Adolescent Dialectical Behavior Program, McLean Hospital
Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Michael Rater, M.D.
Medical Director, ART, McLean Hospital
Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

JUNE 2008

JUNE 5                                         Pope Awards For Young Investigators
"The Role of Cortical D1 Dopamine Receptors in Adolescent Motivational Conditioning"
Heather Brenhouse, PhD
"Memantine in the Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder"
Brian Brennan, MD
"Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Studies of Bipolar Disorder"
Dost Öngür, MD, PhD
McLean Hospital

CONTINUING EDUCATION:       (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. For more information, please call 617-855-3152

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.