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Grand Rounds
April 2014

Grand Rounds are held Wednesdays from 11a.m. to 12 noon in
DePalma Auditorium, Thompson Building Ground Floor, 1020 Sansom Street

April 2


April 9  

Epilepsy and Its Treatment

Christopher Skidmore, MD
Assistant Professor
Director of Residency Training
Department of Neurology
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

April 16

Negative Counter Transference*

Salman Akhtar, MD
Director, Adult Outpatient Services
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University 
Zehra Aftab, MD
Robin Hanson, DO
Diane Nelson, MD
Adult Psychiatry Residents
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


April 23

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Bipolar Disorder

Donna Sudak, MD
Professor of Psychiatry
Director of Psychotherapy Training
Past President, Academy of Cognitive Therapy
Drexel University College of Medicine

April 30

Psychiatric Services in the Armed Forces

Major Joanna Galati, MD
Medical Director, Mental Health Clinic
Dover Air Force Base, Delaware

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Jefferson Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

*Grand Rounds presentations that satisfy the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine MCARE Act CME requirements for patient safety are marked with an asterisks.

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In the News

Annual Albert M. Biele Lecture
Paul Summergrad, MD will be this year's Albert M. Biele, MD Memorial Lecturer. The Biele Lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 at 11:00am in DePalma Auditorium in the Thompson Building.  Dr. Summergrad's lecture is entitled "Psychiatry and Health Care Reform."

to Drs. Salman Akhtar, Mitchell Cohen, Karl Doghramji, Elisabeth Kunkel, and Barry Rovner for making the Top Doctors Issue of Phila Magazine

Dr. Rajnish Mago, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, has received a 2013 Dean's Award for Excellence in Education at Jefferson Medical College which recognizes faculty who have provided outstanding and sustained contributions to the education of Jefferson's students, residents, and/or faculty.

Dr. Rajnish Mago, Director, Mood Disorders Program is the recipient of the 2013 Sylvan Green Award from the Society for Clinical Trials. The award recognizes the best abstract submitted for the Society's annual meeting. He will present his paper titled Identifying Potential Adverse Effects by Patients' Ratings: A Proof-of-Concept Study of a Novel Approach in Boston on May 22, 2013

Salman Akhtar, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University has edited a groundbreaking new book called The African American Experience: Psychoanalytic Perspectives.

Philadelphia Magazine

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