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Wednesdays at Sheppard Pratt

presented at
The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt 

JANUARY - JUNE 2014
12:00 P.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

PLEASE NOTE THE START TIME


January 8, 2014
“Humor in Psychiatry and Medicine”

John Lion, M.D.
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

January 22, 2014
“Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Later Life”

Yeates Conwell, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

February 5, 2014
“Outpatient Commitment as Crisis-Driven Law:
Evaluating Policy Options & Effectiveness Through
the Lens of Gun Violence”

Jeffrey W. Swanson, M.D.
Professor in Psychiatry
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

February 19, 2014
“What's New in Substances of Abuse?”

Christopher Welsh, M.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

March 5, 2014
“Oppositional Behavior as a Developmental Delay:
Implications for Assessment and Treatment”

Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Cambridge, MA

March 26, 2014
Note the time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
“Understanding DSM-5”
(1.5 contact hours)

Elias Shaya, M.D.
Chief of Psychiatry
MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital, Inc.
Baltimore, MD

April 9, 2014
Note the time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.(1.5 CME’s/CEU’s)
(1.5 contact hours)
HARRY STACK SULLIVAN LECTURE
“Public Perception of Psychiatry and Mental Health”
Jeffrey Borenstein, M.D.
President & CEO
Brain and Behavior Research Foundation
Great Neck, NY

May 14, 2014
“Cultural Issues in the Mental Health
Treatment of the Orthodox Jewish Population”
Hinda Dubin, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

May 21, 2014
Clarence G. Schulz Prize

Topic: To Be Announced
Winner to be chosen from
Sheppard Pratt/University of Maryland
Resident Class

June 4, 2014
“Suicide in the Military”

Bruce Hershfield, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

June 18, 2014
“Traumatized Children: Evidence Based Treatment”

R. Scott Benson, M.D.
Private Practice
Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry
Pensacola, FL


A Preview of the Next Six Months of the Wednesday Series


July 9, 2014
“Illicit Appalachian Crafts: From Mead to Meth”

John G. Looney, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

September 3, 2014
“Forensic Psychiatry Update”

Patricia R. Recupero, M.D.
President and CEO
Butler Hospital
Providence, RI

November 5, 2014
“The Changing Face of Autism”

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.
Chief of Child Psychiatry
Yale New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT



Content and Objectives

Sheppard Pratt provides this update on mental health issues to support continuing education of medical and mental health professionals. A formal needs assessment of the mental health community, current issues in mental health and hospital staff needs assessment are the indicators for the content of the Wednesday Lecture Series programs. Participants should be able to describe current psychiatric diagnoses, analyze various treatments presented and apply this knowledge in developing their own strategies for more effective management of patients. No special background is required for physicians attending these lectures.

Physician Accreditation:

Sheppard Pratt Health System is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Sheppard Pratt Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologist Accreditation:

Sheppard Pratt Health System is authorized by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Sheppard Pratt Health System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 CEU hours for Psychologists. Psychologists should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Work Accreditation:

Sheppard Pratt Health System is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for Social Workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This activity is approved for 1.0 CEU contact hours in Category 1 for Social Workers.

Counseling Accreditation:

Sheppard Pratt Health System is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. This activity is designated for 1.0 clock hours for National Certified Counselors.




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