Wednesdays at Sheppard Pratt
The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt
JANUARY - JUNE 2013
12:00 P.M. TO 1:00 P.M.
PLEASE NOTE THE START TIME
January 9, 2013
“Why Do People Hurt Themselves? Recent Advances
in the Understanding of Suicide and Self-Injury”
Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
January 23, 2013
“Phenotyping Across the Psychosis Spectrum”
Carol A. Tamminga, M.D.
Chairman, Department of Psychiatry
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
February 6, 2013
“The Insanity Defense: Kids,
Criminal Responsibility and Conundrums”
Wade C. Myers III, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
Alpert Medical School of Brown University
February 20, 2013
“Ethical Dilemmas Involving Coercive Care”
Benedicto Borja, M.D.
Associate Medical Director, Crisis Center
Sheppard Pratt Health System
March 6, 2013
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (1.5 CME’s/CEU’s)
“Treatment of Transgender Children & Adolescents”
HARRY STACK SULLIVAN LECTURE
Jack Drescher, M.D.
Private Practice Psychiatrist and Psychoanalyst
New York, NY
March 20, 2013
“The Teen Brain: Insights from Neuroimaging”
Jay N. Geidd, M.D.
Chief, Section on Brain Imaging
Child Psychiatry Branch, NIMH
April 3, 2013
“Transforming Addiction Treatment for the 21st Century”
Mark L. Willenbring, M.D.
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN
April 17, 2013
“Culture in the Genesis and Treatment of
Joseph Westermeyer, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of Psychiatry
Minneapolis VA Hospital
May 1, 2013
“The Blue Flame of Inflammation: An Integrated
Mind-Body Perspective on Major Depression”
Vladimir Maletic, M.D.
Clinical Professor, Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Science
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
May 15, 2013
"Requiem for Lost Love"
Andre'a Watkins, M.D.
Sheppard Pratt/University of Maryland Resident Class
June 5, 2013
“Three Faces of Cognitive Enhancement”
James M. Ellison, M.D., M.P.H.
Clinical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Program
June 19, 2013
“Oppositional Behavior as a Developmental Delay:
Implications for Assessment and Treatment”
Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Harvard Medical School
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.
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. This activity is approved for 1.0 clock hours for National Certified
Counselors (provider #5098), 1.0 contact hours in Category I for social workers
(Conference Center Programs), and 1.0 hours CEU's for psychologists. Note: October
10th lecture is eligible for 1.5 credits.