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Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds are held Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m  in
Herbut Auditorium, College Building Ground Floor, 1025 Walnut Street

September 3

Greed

Salman Akhtar, MD
Professor
Director, Psychotherapy
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University
(This lecture only, Solis-Cohen Auditorium, Jefferson Alumni Hall 1020 Locust Street)

September 10    

Lambert is Missing: A Legacy of Teen Suicide*

Virginia Biddle, RN, CRNP, PhD
Family Psych/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Division of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry
Thomas Jefferson University

September 17

 

 

Milestones Presentation - A New Way to Measure Effectiveness*

Kenneth Certa, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Adult Psychiatry Resident Training Program
Medical Director, Adult Outpatient Sevice
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University

September 24

Palliative Care

Brook Worster, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Palliative Care Service
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University

October 1

 

The Forensic Case of Humpty Dumpty: The Eggshell Plaintiff*

Solange Margery Bertoglia MD
 Assistant Professor
Forensic and Inpatient Psychiatrist
Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

October 8

 

9th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture
The Neuroplasticity Revolution

Norman Doidge MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist
Toronto University
Research Faculty, Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research
Columbia University

October 15

 

Forensic Neuropsychological Assessment

Steven Samuel MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

October 22

 

Top 5 End-of-Life Symptom Management Myths*

Kristine Swartz MD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Family and Community Medicine
Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

October 29

 

Update on Lung Cancer

Rita Axelrod MD
Professor of Medical Oncology
Departments of Medical Oncology
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

November 5

Outpatient Psychiatry Presentation

Zehra Aftab, MD,
Patricia Hansen Figgs, MD
PGY 4 Resident
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

November 12    

Treatment of Refugees*

Marc J. Altshuler, MD
Associate Professor
Associate Residency Director
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

November 19

 

Update on Dementia

Barry W. Rovner, MD
Professor
Departments of Neurology and Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

December 3

Advances in Inpatient Care

Christopher Milburn, MD,
Instructor
Director, Adult Inpatient Unit
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

December 10    

Antidepressants: 2014

Rajnish Mago, MD
Associate Professor
Director, Mood Disorders Program
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

December 17

MOTHER Study and Beyond*

Karol Kaltenbach, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Director, Maternal Addiction Treatment Education and Research
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

January 7

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Topics

Nilsa De Jesus, MD,  and Racha Nazir, MD 
Chief Fellows, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship 
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

January 14    

Pregnenolone Augmentation for Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Adam J. Savitz, MD, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Weill Cornell Medical College 
Cornell University

January 21

Mental Health and Pregnancy: Legal and Logistical Issues*

Robin Hanso, DO, and Laura McLafferty, MD
Psychosomatic Medicine Fellows
Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

January 28

Update of Ketamine

Eugene Viscusi, MD
Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Acute Pain Management
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

February 4

Management of Malingering*

Kenneth Certa, MD,
Associate Professor
Director, Adult Psychiatry Residency Program
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

February 11    

Topics in Sleep Medicine

Anupama Tiwari, MD, and John Konikkara, MD
Sleep Medicine Fellows
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

February 18

Psychiatric Aspects of Bariatric Medicine*

Omair Abbasi, MD
Assistant Professor
Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

February 25

Update in Geriatric Psychiatry

Rodney Pelchat, MD
Assistant Professor
Director, Geriatric Inpatient Unit
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

March 4

The Elephant in the Room: Why Patients Don't Tell the Whole Story and What Therapists Can Do About It*

Elina Maymind, MD, and Laura Novak, MD 
PGY4 Residents
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

March 11    

Working with Affairs

Stephen R. Treat, DMin, LMFT
Instructor
Licensed Marrige & Family Therapist
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
CEO Emeritus, Council for Relationships

March 18

Smoking Cessation Therapy*

Abigail Kay, MD
Assistant Professor 
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

March 25

Acute Care for the Elderly: From Concept to Implementation*

Lex Denysenko, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

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

At the annual Benjamin Rush Ball held on November 21, 2014, the Philadelphia Psychiatric Society presented Rajnish Mago, MD, Director of the Mood Disorders Program the iPsychiatric Educator of the Year award, and nominated Blake Rosenthal, MD, Chief Resident in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior for the Psychiatric Resident of the Year award.


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