September 14th:

Topic: Sexual Deviance and the Law
Speaker: Sara West, MD

August 31st:

Topic: Update on Reproductive Psychiatry
Speaker: Sarah Nagle-Yang, MD 

 

 

 

 

 

August 24th:

Topic: Anti-Harassment & Discrimination Training 2018
Speakers: Andreana Williams, HR Generalist Sr. and Kelly L. Skonieczny, HR Director University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center


 

 

 

August 17th:

Topic: Rational Prescribing (and Deprescribing) in the Geriatric Population
Speaker: Heather Carey, PharmD, BCPP 

August 10th:

Topic: Unraveling the Impact of Mixed States on Suicide Risk in Bipolar Disorder
Speaker: Jess Fiedorowitz, MD, PhD 

 

 
 
 

 

 

August 3rd:

Topic: Dissociative Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment
Speaker: Peter Barach, PhD Clinical Psychologist Clinical Senior Instructor, Case Western School of Medicine,
Location: Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

 

 

 

 

 

July 27th:

Robert Frankel Lecture

Topic: Walking the Clinical Tightrope: Treating Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) in the Era of Black Box Warnings
Speaker: Rajesh Tampi, MD, MS, DFAPA Professor of Psychiatry, CWRU, Vice Chairman for Education & Faculty Development Residency Program Director, Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry MetroHealth Medical Center

 

 

 

 

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July 20th:

Topic: The Opioid Crisis, Pain and a Clinical Sea Change
Speaker: Charles Luther, MD Assistant Professor, Chair, Southwest General Medical Center, Psychiatry Chief Quality Officer Case Western Reserve University

 

 

 

 

 

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July 13th:

Topic: Sensitivity, Diversity and Inclusion
Speaker: Sana Loue, JD, PhD, MPH, MSSA Professor of Bioethics, Vice Dean, Faculty Development & Diversity Case Western Reserve University

 

 

 

June 29th:

Ellen and Irving Rothchild Lecture

Topic: What are you Smoking? The Psychosomatics of Emerging Substance of Abuse
Speaker: Joseph Rasimas, MD, PhD, FAPM

 

 

 

June 22nd:

Annual Willard D. Boaz Lecture

Topic: Treating the Developing Versus Developed Brain: Translating Preclinical Mouse and Human Studies
Speaker: Francis Lee, MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

June 15th:

Reeves Warm Lecture

Topic: Translational Research in Down Syndrome: Notes from the Trenches
Speaker: Alberto Costa, MD, PhD  


 

 

 

 

 

June 8th:

Topic: Changing Perceptions of Emotional Harms: From Wrongful Death to Microaggressions
Speaker: Jeffrey Khan, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 25th:

Topic: Mind the Gap: Transition of Care in Young Individuals with Chronic Medical Illness
Speaker: Erum Ahmad, MD

 

 
 

 

 

May 18th:

Topic: Impact of Social Media on Mental Health in Youth: The Good, The Bad, The Undiscovered
Speaker: Neeti Wyckoff, MD

May 11th:

Topic: Breaching Confidentiality: Priorities to Protecting Patient Privacy
Speaker: Drew Calhoun, MD

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

May 4th:

Stephen B. Levine Lecture

Topic: Sexual Dysfunctions
Speaker: Stephen B. Levine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 27th:

Morley Family Depression Lecture

Topic: FMRI Biomarkers Defining Neurophysiological Subtypes of Depression
Speaker: Conor Liston, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry Weil Cornell Medicine

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 20th:

Paul Wellstone Lecture in Mental Health Advocacy

Topic: Ensuring the Survival of Academic Psychiatry in the New Healthcare Era
Speaker: Larry Faulkner, MD President and CEO, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

 

 

 
 

 

  

 

 

April 13th:

NO GRAND ROUNDS - Education Retreat

March 30th:

Topic: Exploring Psychiatry’s Shaky Philosophical Foundations
Speaker:  Awais Aftab, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 23rd:

Topic: Child Neglect – Do We Need To Worry
Speaker: Gurjot Singh, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 16th:

Phillip J. Resnick Lecture

Topic: Critical Thinking in Diagnostic Assessment
Speaker: Terry Kukor, PhD, ABPP 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 9th:

Topic: The Detection of Malingered Psychosis
Speaker: Phillip J. Resnick, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 23rd:

Topic: Faux Honor and Glory: Dissecting the Pathological Hero Syndrome
Speaker: Ian Lamoureux, MD


 

 

February 16th:

Topic: Non-Specific Factors Influencing Clinical Outcomes 
Speaker: Jahanzeb Khan, MD



 

February 9th:

Bipolar Disorder Research Lecture 

Topic: Management of Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and Postpartum
Speaker: Jennifer L. Payne, MD 



 

February 2nd: 

Topic: Looking for the Icicle in the Haystack: Suicide Prevention in Schools
Speaker: L. Felipe Amunategui, Ph.D.


January 26th:

Alan & Karen Krause College Mental Health Lecture

Topic: Motivational Interviewing: Helping College Students Change Behavior
Speaker: Scott Walters, PhD

 

 

 

 

January 19th:

Morley Mather Lecture

Topic: Deep Brain Stimulation for Psychiatric Disorders: Challenges and Opportunities
Speaker: Alik Widge, MD, PhD

 

 

 



 

 

 

January 12th:

James Horner Lecture

Topic: Critical Questions to Ask Regarding Telepsychiatry Services for Youth
Speaker: Lloyda B. Williamson, MD, FSAPA 


 

 

 

 

 

 

January 5th :

Topic: Resolving to be a Better Supervisor
Speakers: Andrew Hunt, MD and Susan Stagno, MD.

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December 15th:

Sihler Lecture

Topic:  The Role of Culture in the Care of Patients and Families
SpeakerJames Boehnlein, MD


 

 

 

 

December 8th:

Maryellen Davis Lecture

Topic:  Mechanisms of Variable Disease Expression
Speaker:  Abidemi Adegbola, MD 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 17th:

Topic: Morbidity & Mortality Conference: A 50-Year Old male with Schizophrenia
Speaker: Heather Wobbe, DO. MBA and Edward Kilbane, MD

November 10th:

Alhambra Lecture

Topic: Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities: A Canadian Tale
Speaker: Yona Lunsky, PhD, C.Psych

November 3rd:

Topic: Integrative Medicine for Mental Health: An Evidence- Based Review
Speaker: Christine Kaiser, MS, Lac,LCH,FABORN

 

 

 

 

 

October 20th:

Topic: Introduction to Problem and Disordered Gambling
Speaker: Ashley Hartman, MPH, CHES, OCPSA

October 13th:

Topic: The Goldwater Effect & Psychiatry
Speaker: Cheryl Wills, MD

October 6th:

Miriam B. Rosenthal Lecture

Topic: Comfort Zones, Contraception and Clinical Excellence in Mental Health
Speaker: Lulu Zhao, MD, FACOG

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 29th:

Bond Lecture

Topic: The Notorious Past and Bright Future of Psychiatry
Speaker: Jeffrey Lieberman, MD

September 22nd:

Topic: New Research on Epilepsy Stigma
Speaker: Martha Sajatovic, MD 


 

 

 

September 15th:

Topic: When Doctors Become Patients 
Speaker: Robert Klitzman, MD 


 

 

 

September 8th:

Topic: Suicide Prevention as a Standard of Care
Speaker: Michael Hogan, MD 


 

 

 

August 25th:

Topic: In Vivo Drug Discovery for Neuropsychiatric Disease
Speaker: Andrew Pieper, MD 


 

 

 

August 18th:

Rocco Motto Lecture

Topic: Identifying Traumatic Stress and Its Sequelae in Children: An Evidence-Based Update
Speaker: Alissa Huth-Bocks, PhD. 


 

 

 

 

 

 

August 11th:

Topic: Transitional Youth Initiative Update: Research, Clinical, and Training
Speaker: Andrew Hunt, MD 


 

 

 

August 4th:

Topic: Clinical updates: Clozapine, Opioid Withdrawal, Protocols, Valbenazine for Tardive Dyskinesia
Speaker: Heather Carey, PharmD, BCPP 


 

 

 

July 28th:

Frankel Geriatric Psychiatry Lecture

Topic: Treatment-Resistant Depression in Older Adults: New Research
Speaker: Eric Lenze, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine  



 

July 21st:

L. Douglas Lenkoski Lecture in Community Psychiatry

Topic: Opioid Addiction: Treatment and Research
Speaker: Marc Fishman, MD, Medical Director Maryland Treatment Centers; Assistant Professor Psychiatry at John Hopkins U School of Medicine


 

 

July 14th:

Topic: Beyond the Statistics: The Complexity and Tragedy of the Opiate Epidemic
Speaker: Ashley Braun-Gabelman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Christine Delos Reyes, MD, Associate Professor and Margaret Kotz, DO, Discussant Professor, University Hospitals/CWRU

July 7th:

Topic: Psilocybin-Assisted Psychotherapy in Palliative Care
Speaker: Brian Anderson, MD MSc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 30th:

Topic: Gender Dysphoria
Speaker: Mariya Borodyanskaya, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 23rd

Topic: Psychiatrist Woes: Lawsuits and Loss of License
Speaker: Adrienne m. Saxton, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 16th:

Reeves Warm Lecture

Topic: Taming the Shark Music: - MOM POWER
Speaker: Drs. Sarah Lytle, Jaina Amin & Sarah Nagle-Yang

 

 

 

 

 

June 9th:

Topic: Ethical Challenges in the Treatment of Adults with Intellectual Disability
Speaker: Thomas Scheidemantel, MD 

 

 

 

 

 

May 26th:

Ellen and Irving Rothchild Lecture

Topic: Comanaged Care for Medical Inpatients: C–L vs. C/L
Speaker: Philip R. Muskin, MD,MA,DLFAPA

 

 

 

 

 

May 19

Topic: Cosmetic Surgery: Beauty or the Beast? 
Speaker: Mark K. Bahoura, MD

 

 

 

 

May 12

Topic: Violent Video Games – Physiological and Psychological Impact on Children and Adolescents: Literature Review
Speaker:Sree Lathe Krishna Jadapalle, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 5th:

Stephen B. Levine Lecture

Topic: A View of Sexual Dysfunction Drug Development, The Bremelanotide Story
Speaker:Robert Jordan, Vice President, Clinical Operations & Program Management. Palatin Technologies, Inc.

April 28th:

Topic: A Bitter Pill: Involuntary Psychiatric Medication
Speaker: David Burrow, MD, Forensic Fellow,Case Western Reserve University



 

 

April 21st:

Morley Family Depression Lecture

Topic: Longitudinal Aspects of Bipolar Disorder
Speaker: Terrence Ketter, MD 


 

 

 

April 7th

M&M Conference (Geropsych)

Topic: Severe Treatment-Resistant Agitation in Traumatic Brain Injury Patient
Speakers: Christine Koniaris, MD, Aaron Vazquez, MD, Xiaoyan Zhang, MD, Muhammad Aftab, MD   

March 31st:

Boaz Lecture

Topic: Diagnosing and Treating Schizophrenia in Adolescence
Speaker: Adelaide Robb, MD 


 

 

 

March 24th:

Topic: Religious and Spiritual Struggles
Speaker: Julie Exline, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 17th:

Topic: Indispensable Psychology, Psychiatry (And Forensic Psychiatry)
Speaker: Stephen J. Morse, J.D., PhD

 

 

 

March 10th:

Bipolar Disorder Endowed Lectureship

Topic: Overrated
Speaker: Derek Hess, Cleveland-Based Artist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 24th:

Alan & Karen Krause College Mental Health Lecture

Topic: Fostering Resilience: The Science of Living a Thriving Life
Speaker: Delvina Miremadi-Baldino, Ph.D.

 

 

 

February 17
Topic: Legal Consideration in College Mental Health
Speaker: Darlinda Minor, MD

 

 

 

February 3rd:

Topic: The Fuzzy Boundaries of Local Heroin Markets & Why They Matter
Speaker: Lee Hoffer, PhD, MPE

 


 

January 27th:

NO GRAND ROUNDS

 

January 20th:

Topic: Child Murder by Parents: The Physician’s Role in the Aftermath of Tragedy
Speaker: Phillip J. Resnick, MD

 

 

 

 

 

January 13th:

Horner Lecture

Topic: Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: An Empirically Supported Psychosocial Treatment for Behavioral Challenging Youth
Speaker: Ross W. Greene, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 6th:

GRAND ROUNDS - Required attendance for All UH Employees
Topic: UH Cleveland Medical Center’s Journey to a High Reliability Organization
Speaker: Robyn Strosaker, MD, Chief Medical Officer

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December 16th:

Maryellen Davis Lecture

Topic: Relationship Based Intervention with Preschool Aged Children with Autism and Their Parents
Speaker: Gerald Mahoney, PhD.

December 9th:

Sihler Family Lecture

Topic: Elevating Our Game: Enhancing Psychotherapy Supervision to Promote Expertise
Speaker: Donna M. Sudak, MD


 

 

 

November 11th:

Alhambra Lecture

Topic: DSM-5 Criteria for Intellectual Developmental Disorder: Clinical and Forensic (Death Penalty) Implications
Speaker: James Harris, MD

 

 

 

November 4th:

Topic: Training Needs of International Medical Graduates in Psychiatry Residency and Influence of Culture
Speaker: Ashutosh Lodhi, MD, MPH

 

 

 

October 28th:

Topic: Psychiatry Through The Lens: Film’s Portrayal of Mental Illness
Speaker: John Shand, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 21st:

Ellen and Irving Rothchild Lecture

Topic: What I Did NOT Learn in Residency: Transplant Psychiatry AKA Integrated Care
Speaker: Cathy Crone, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 14th:

Rocco L. Motto Lecture

Topic: The Rosie, The Rat-Catcher, and a Game called “Poor”
Speaker: Lenore C. Terr, MD Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF Medical Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 7th:

Douglas Danford Bond Lecture

Topic: Ending Homelessness
Speaker: Michael H. Ebert, MD


 

 

 

 

 

September 30th:

Miriam B. Rosenthal Lecture

Topic: Maternal Psychiatric Illness and Parenting: From Longitudinal Research to Relationship-Focused Intervention
Speaker: Maria Muzik, MD, MS

 

 

 

 

September 23rd:

Topic: Medical Board: Friend or Foe
Speaker: Cheryl Wills, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 16th:

Psychiatry Mortality/Morbidity

Topic: Review of Case of Treatment-Resistant Schizophrenia-Challenges During an Inpatient Hospitalization
Speaker: Rajeet Shrestha, MD,  Alisa Paliya, MD, Christine LaGrotta, MD, Robert Siedler, DO

September 9th:

Topic: Towards a Psychiatric Understanding of the Transgender Phenomena
Speaker: Kenneth J. Zucker, PhD., C and Stephen Levine, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 2nd:

DEPARTMENT MEETING – NO GRAND ROUNDS

August 26th:

Topic: Neurosis vs Psychosis – Which is it?
Speaker: Dina Soliman, MD

 

 

 

 

August 19th:

Robert Frankel Lecture

Topic: Therapeutic Advances in Geriatric Depression
Speaker: Helen Labretsky, MD, MS

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 12th:

Topic: In Search of Schizococcus: Past, Present and Future
Speaker: Awais Aftab, MD

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 5th:

Topic: Living with the Aftershocks – Impact of Disaster on Children, a Psychiatric Perspective
Speaker: Priya Shrestha, MD

 

 

July 29th:

Douglas L. Lenkoski, MD Lecture

Topic: Gun Violence, Mental illness, and the Law: Balancing Risks and Rights for Effective Policy
Speaker: Jeffrey Swanson, PhD

July 22nd:

Topic: Climbing the Mountain: Obstacles and Facilitators to Treatment Adherence in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Speaker: Sarah Engle, MD and Erum Ahmad, MD 



 

 

July 15th:

Topic: Opioid Use Disorder: The Female Experience
Speaker: Ashley Braun-Gabelman, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 8th:

Reeves Warm Lecture

Topic: Reducing Anxiety Through Play in Pediatric Populations: Developing Empirical Support
Speaker: Sandra Russ, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

July1st:

Psychiatry Mortality/Morbidity Conference

Please note: Because Morbidity and Mortality Conference is a peer-review activity, ONLY those who are employed by University Hospitals, medical students, trainees at UH, or those who have ACTIVE hospital privileges at UH are able to attend.

Topic:  Neuropsychiatric Issues in a Patient with Intellectual Disability
Speaker: Edward Kilbane, MD and Jennifer Brandstetter, MD

June 24th:

Topic: Fitting In When Standing Out: Transitioning into Adulthood with Autism
Speaker: Mona Ferrer, MD, PGY-4 Resident, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center


 

June 17th:

Topic: Five Landmark Cases that Shaped the Practice of Psychiatry”
Speaker: Alexis Beattie, MD, PGY-5 Forensic Fellow University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center 

June 10th:

Topic: How Coming to Terms with Death is Like Trying to Look at the Sun:
Speaker: Stuart Youngner, MD, Professor of Bioethics and Psychiatry Department of Bioethics University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center 


 

 

 

 

June 3rd:

NO GRAND ROUNDS
DEPARTMENT MEETING & Spring Faculty Retreat 

May 27th:

Topic: Kuhn and Paradigm Shifts in Psychiatry
Speaker: Jacob McBride, DO, PGY-4 Resident University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

 

 

 

May 20th: 

Morley Family Foundation Lecture on Depression and Post-Depression Recovery

Topic: Addressing the Crisis in the Development of New Treatments for Major Depression
Speaker: Andrew D. Krystal, MD, MS  


 

 

May 13th:

Topic: Mass Murder and Mental Illness: Smoking Gun or Smoke and Mirrors

Speaker: Lubna Grewal, MD

 

  

 

 

May 6th:

Topic: The Intersections of ACES, IPV, Neighborhood and Structural Violence on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes
Speaker: Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

 

 

 

April 29th:

Topic:Black and Blue or Black and White? The Battered Woman Syndrome as a Legal Defense
Speaker: Shree Sarathy, MD, PGY-5 Forensic Psychiatry Fellow University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center



 

April 22nd:

Willard D. Boaz Memorial Lecture

Topic: Childhood Sexual Abuse: Disclosure, Assessment and Treatment Considerations
Speaker: Brooks Keeshin, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics University of Toledo


 

 

 

April 15th:

Topic: Putting on our Oxygen Masks: Promoting Wellness and Preventing Resident Burnout
Speaker: Monica Tone, MD, PGY-4 Psychiatry Resident University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center


 

 

April 8th:

Morley/Mather Lecture

Topic: Prevalence, Impact, and Treatments of Treatment-Refractory Bipolar 1 Depression:Focus on MR Imaging, Tractography and Deep Brain Stimulation
Presented at Kulas Auditorium, Lakeside Building, 5th floor
Speakers: Keming Gao, MD, Associate Professor University Hospitals/ClevelandMedical Center 
Jennifer Sweet, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center


 

 

 

April 1st:

Topic: What Went Wrong: Child Psychiatry M&M
Speaker: Molly McVoy, MD, Assistant Professor,Child &Adolescent Psychiatry University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

 


March 25th:

Topic: Why You Should Care About the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Initiative
Speaker: Jess Levy, MD 


 

 

 

March 18th:

Topic: What Does A Behavioral Health Specialist Need to Know about the Twelve Steps
Speaker: Nnennaya Nwokeji, MD


 

 

March 11th:

Phillip J. Resnick Forensic Psychiatry Lecture

Topic: End of Life Decision-Making: The Role of the Psychiatrist
Speaker:  Richard Martinez, MD, MH

 

 

 

February 26th:

Bipolar Disorders Research Lecture

Topic:  Convergent Mechanistic Models for Neuropsychiatric and Metabolic Disorders: Implications for Novel Therapies 
Speaker: Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC


 

 

 

 

February 19th:

College Mental Health Lecture

Topic: An Overview of Major Issues in College Student Mental Health and Suicide
Speaker: Victor Schwartz, MD 


 

 

 

February 12th:

Topic: Understanding Sleep and Pediatric Psychopharmacology
Speaker: Narendran Neelakantachar, MD 


 

 

February 5th:

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