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McLean Hospital Department of Continuing Education
Grand Rounds 2011-2012 Lecture Series: Spring Schedule

Thursdays (unless otherwise indicated) from Noon-1pm in PIERCE HALL at McLean Hospital

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MARCH 2012

MARCH 1       Visiting Scholar Series
What Have we Learned about Cross-Cultural Psychiatry in the Collaborative Psychiatric Epidemiological Studies?
Margarita Alegría, PhD
Director, Center for Multicultural Mental Health Research
Cambridge Health Alliance Hospital; Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

MARCH 8      McLean Forum
PANDAS (Pediatric Auto-Immune Neuropsychiatric Disorder associated with Strep) : An Update and Future Implications
Diane B, Davey, RN, MBA
Program Director, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, McLean Hospital; President and Member, Board of Directors, International OCD Foundation

MARCH 15      McLean Forum
Trauma Work with Adolescents: Recent Trends and Current Practices
Cynthia Kaplan, PhD
Associate Clinical and Administrative Director, Child and Adolescent Services, McLean Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School


MARCH 22      Crossroads in Psychiatry Series
Aging Research Modalities and Regenerative Medicine in Neurology and Psychiatry
Brent P. Forester, MD
Director, Mood Disorders Division, Geriatric Psychiatry Research Program, McLean Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Ole Isacson, DrMedSci, MB
Director, Neuroregeneration Institute, McLean Hospital
Professor of Neurology (Neuroscience), Harvard Medical School

MARCH 29     Visiting Scholar Series
What Signifies the Concept of Psychosis?
Josef Parnas, JP MD, DrMedSci
Professor of Psychiatry; University of Copenhagen; Institute of Sensory Sciences, Neurology and Psychiatry; Consultant, Mental Health Center Hvidovre

APRIL 2012

APRIL 5     Adam Corneel Lecture
Management Versus Interpretation: Teaching Residents to Listen
Edward R. Shapiro, MD
Former Medical Director/CEO Austen Riggs Center; Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; Yale University School of Medicine

APRIL 12      McLean Forum
Neurotherapeutics - ECT, TMS, and Beyond
Steve J. Seiner, MD
Director of the Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program, McLean Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School


APRIL 19*     Schwartz Center Rounds
Open to McLean Clinicians Only

Must show McLean ID to attend

APRIL 28      Priscilla Aikenhead Lecture


MAY 2012

MAY 3      Visiting Scholar Series
The Diagnosis and Pharmacotherapy of Autism
Christopher J. McDougle, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital and MassGeneral Hospital for Children; Director, Lurie Center for Autism; Nancy Lurie Marks Professor in the Field of Autism (Incumbent), Harvard Medical School

MAY 10     Visiting Scholar Series
Understanding and Treating Perinatal Depression

Laura J. Miller, MD
Professor, Harvard Medical School; Vice Chair for Academic Clinical Services; Director, Women's Mental Health Division, Dept. of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals


MAY 17      Visiting Scholar Series
The Forest and the Trees: Why Are Specific Treatment Effects so Small?
William R. Miller, PhD
Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry 
Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Addictions (CASAA)
The University of New Mexico

MAY 24      (11am-Noon)  Golda Edinburg Lecture
Population Management: Social Work's Role in Team-Based Care Within the Patient Centered Medical Home

Elizabeth Whittemore, MSW, MPH
Senior Administrator, Primary Care, Brigham & Women’s Hospital

MAY 31      Visiting Scholar Series
Can We Detect Alzheimer's Disease a Decade Before Dementia?
Reisa A. Sperling, MD, MMSc
Director, Center for Alzheimer's Research and Treatment, Director, Education and Information Transfer Core; Co-Leader, Neuroimaging Program, Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

JUNE 2012

JUNE 7     Pope Awards for Young Investigators
"In Search of the Fear Engram: Synaptic Mechanism of Fear Conditioning"
Jun-Hyeong Cho, Ph.D.
Instructor in Psychiatry, 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 live 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. *This lecture qualifies for 1 risk management credit hour for MDs.

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 contact hour. McLean Hospital is approved as a provider of continuing education to 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 50036.   

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..