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Grand Rounds

September 2014

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

September 3


Salman Akhtar, MD
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

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

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Sleep Medicine Symposium: “What’s New Under the Moon” on Friday, November 14, 2014 at the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building on the campus of Thomas Jefferson University.   For more information, please visit: http://jeffline.jefferson
.edu/ jeffcme/
or call the Office of CME at 1-888-JEFF-CME or (215) 955-6992.

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

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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