Grand Rounds

2021–2022 Schedule

Information subject to change.

Date Speaker Topic (Subject to Change*)
September 3, 2021 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
September 10, 2021 Frank Fortunati, M.D., J.D., Medical Director of YaleNewHaven Psychiatric Hospital and Associate Chief of Psychiatry for YNHH The 21st Century Cures Act: Practical Tips for Open Notes for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health (Introduction by Ted Lawlor)
September 17, 2021 Edward Perry Jr., M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University, OR Fatigue in Breast Cancer Patients Undergoing Irradiation (Introduction by Jayesh Kamath)
September 24, 2021 Jessica L. Schleider, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University Little Treatments, Big Effects: Building Brief Interventions to Reduce Youth Mental Health Problems at Scale (Introduction by Golda Ginsburg)
October 15, 2021
October 22, 2021 Elizabeth Santos, M.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical Center Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation of Elders (Introduction by Kristina Zdanys or Mario Fahed)
October 29, 2021 Professor Thanos Karatzias, Edinburgh Napier University and NHS Lothian Rivers Centre for Traumatic Stress ICD-11 Complex PTSD: Prevalence, Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment (Introduction by Julian Ford)
November 5, 2021 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
November 12, 2021 Tony Thrasher, D.O., DFAPA, Medical Director of Crisis Services, Milwaukee County Behavioral Health Division; President, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry Readin', Ritin', and Reduction of Risk: The Art of High Acuity Documentation (Introduction by Gregory Barron)
November 19, 2021 Chip Reynolds, M.D., Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry, Behavioral and Community Health Sciences University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Director of the Aging Institute of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Director of the John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry Navigating Grief: What Science Teaches (Introduction by David Steffens)

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November 26, 2021 No Grand Rounds Thanksgiving
December 3, 2021 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
December 10, 2021 Sarah Feldstein-Ewing, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Brown University Translational Research in Adolescent Substance Use (Introduction by Lance Bauer)
December 17, 2021 Alec Buchanan, Ph.D., M.D., FRCPsych, Professor of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine Bias in Psychiatric Violence Risk Assessment (Introduction by Cassandra Holinka)
December 24, 2021 No Grand Rounds Christmas
December 31, 2021 No Grand Rounds New Years
January 7, 2022 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
January 14, 2022 Kenneth Leonard, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Research Institute on Additions, University of Buffalo Interpersonal Processes and Substance Use Problems (Introduction by Lance Bauer)
January 21, 2022 Breno Diniz, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UConn Health Investigating Biomarkers in Late-Life Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Disorders (Introduction by Kristina Zdanys)
January 28, 2022 (Cancelled) Douglas Olson, M.D., Medical Director, HAVEN (Health Assistance InterVention Education Network) Role of the HAVEN Program in Supporting the Wellness of Connecticut Medical Providers- Tentative (Introduction by Glen Konopaske or Jonathan Covault)
February 4, 2022 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
February 11, 2022
February 18, 2022
February 25, 2022 Nkechi Conteh, MBBS, MPH, MGH Center for Women’s Mental Health, Associate Program Director, MGH-McLean Psychiatry Residency Program Perinatal Mental Health: A Focus on Racial Disparities (Introduction by Andrew Winokur or Brady Lonergan)

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March 4, 2022 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
March 11, 2022 Kelly Stinson, M.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UConn Health Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures (Introduction by David Steffens)
March 18, 2022 Eric Wagner, Ph.D., Professor, Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work; Director, Community-Based Research Institute, Florida International University School-Based Interventions: Brief Intervention for Substance Using Native American Youth (Introduction by Lance Bauer)
March 25, 2022 Laurie Chassin, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University Developmental Course and Intergenerational Transmission of Alcohol and Tobacco Use Disorders (Introduction by Howard Tennen)
April 1, 2022 Paul Duberstein, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Health Behavior, Society and Policy at Rutgers School of Public Health Improving Communication and Prognostic Understanding in Advanced Cancer: Overview of the VOICE Studies (Introduction by Linda Barry)
April 8, 2022 Shirshendu Sinha, MBBS, M.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona Evidenced-Based Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol Use Disorder: Clinical Pearls (Introduction by Andrew Winokur)

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April 15, 2022 No Grand Rounds Good Friday
April 22, 2022 No Grand Rounds
April 29, 2022 Jarrod Ellingson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Colorado An Investigation of Shared Mechanisms in Alcohol Use Disorder and Depression Across the Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis
May 6, 2022 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
May 13, 2022 Krysten Bold, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, Yale University School of Medicine The Public Health Impact of E-Cigarettes: What Do We Know and Where Do We Go From Here? (Introduction by Judy Cooney)
May 20, 2022 No Grand Rounds APA Meeting May 21-25
May 27, 2022 No Grand Rounds Memorial Day Weekend
June 3, 2022 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
June 10, 2022 Leslie Citrome, M.D., MPH, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY Managing Agitation in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder: What’s Available, What’s New, What’s Next (Introduction by Andy Winokur or Ted Lawlor)

*The presentation title will be available on the website approximately one week beforehand.