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Grand Rounds

June 2014

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

June 4

Diversity Initiatives in Psychiatry*

Saul Levin, MD
CEO and Medical Director
American Psychiatric Association
APA Minority Scholars Presentation

June 11    

Psychiatry Across the Pond: Reflections on London's Tavistock Clinic

Bahar Hadjiesmaeiloo, MD
Robin Hanson, DO
PGY4 Psychiatry Chief Residents
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

June 18

Psychiatric Genetics in the 21st Century: What Clinicians Should Know

Thomas G. Schulze, MD
Professor of Psychiatric Genetics
Chief, Section on Psychiatric Genetics
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Georg-August-Universitat, University of Gottingen
Gottingen, Germany

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*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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