Advanced Resident Seminar

On Wednesday mornings, the third and fourth year residents attend seminars on advanced topics. These seminars are organized into "courses" that alternate every other year.


Date Title Lecturer
Law, Ethics and Psychiatry
9/19/2012 "Introduction and Competency" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
9/26/2012 "Ethics and Professionalism" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
10/3/2012 "Confidentiality, Privilege and Informed Consent" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
10/10/2012 "Duty to Protect" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
10/17/2012 "Violence Risk Assessment and Sexual Offenders" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
10/24/2012 "Malpractice"" Michael Jarvis, M.D., Ph.D.
10/31/2012 "Workers' Compensation, ADA, ERISA, and Sexual Harassment" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
11/7/2012 "Right to Treatment, Right to Refuse Treatment and Civil Commitment" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
11/14/2012 "Insanity Defense" Melissa Harbit, M.D.
11/28/2012 "Expert Witness Testimony: Do's and Don'ts" Michael Jarvis, M.D. Ph.D.
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
12/5/2012 Fear and LTP (Mennerick) Luigi Cardella, MD & Miriam Schroeder, MD
12/12/2012 NMDA Receptors and Glycine (Mennerick) Leigh Brown, DO & Bonnie Applewhite, MD
12/19/2012 D-cycloserine and Fear (Farber) Celeste Herleth, MD & Vaishali Shah, MD
1/2/2013 Autism (Dougherty) Sushma Chandramouli, MD & Thetsu Mon, MD, PhD
1/9/2013 LTD and Fragile-X (Farber) Brendan O'Connor, MD & Elizabeth Peek, MD
1/16/2013 Imaging and Fragile-X (Hershey) John Hearn, MD& Daniel Murray, MD
1/23/2013 Dopamine VTA and Reward (Mennerick) Marie Walker, MD, PhD & John Vaszari, MD
1/30/2013 Dopamine and Glutamate Co-release (Mennerick) James Harper, MD & Marie Anne Gebara, MD
2/6/2013 Imaging Drug Dependence and Dopamine (Black) Keith Wood, MD
Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
2/13/2013 Intro to cross-cultural psychiatry, competency, and course organization Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD
2/20/2013 Cross-ethnic pharmacogenetics Marie Anne Gebara, MD & James Harper, MD
2/27/2013 Cross-cultural psychiatric diagnoses & diagnostic systems; cross-cultural phenomenology, psychopathology & epidemiology John Hearn, MD & Thetsu Mon, MD, PhD
3/6/2013 Psychiatry practices in different countries Daniel Murray, MD & Brendan O'Connor, MD
3/13/2013 Cross-cultural psychiatric assessment Elizabeth Peek, MD & John Vaszari, MD
3/20/2013 Cross-cultural psychiatric management Marie Walker, MD & Keith Wood, MD
Neuroimaging/Functional Anatomy of Emotion
3/27/2013 "Basics of Neuroimaging Part I" Kevin Black, MD
4/3/2013 "Basics of Neuroimaging Part II" Kevin Black, MD
4/10/2013 "Basics of Neuroimaging Part III" Kevin Black, MD
4/17/2013 "Pharmacodynamic Imaging Using fMRI" Kevin Black, MD
4/24/2013 "Using Neuroimaging to Inform Mechanisms Conferring Susceptibility to Psychopathology" Ryan Bogdan, PhD
5/1/2013 "Developmental Imaging Studies of Affective Regulation and Disorders - Impact of Environmental Influences" Kelly Botteron, MD
5/8/2013 "The Developing Brain and Psychopathology: Promise, Pragmatics, and Pitfalls" Michael Gaffery, PhD
5/15/2013 An introduction to fMRI and fcMRI" John Pruett, MD, PhD


Date Title Lecturer
Business and Administrative Aspects of Psychiatry
9/21/2011 Introduction Melissa Harbit, MD
9/28/2011 Administrative Psychiatry I Mark Johnson, MD
10/5/2011 Establishing a Practice Cindy Smith
10/12/2011 Administrative Psychiatry II Mark Johnson, MD
10/19/2011 Privacy Rules Sondra Hornsey
10/26/2011 Starting a Practice I Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD
11/2/2011 Starting a Practice II Matthew Wilson, MD
11/9/2011 Contracting and Credentialing Cindy Smith
11/16/2011 Billing and Collections Cindy Smith
11/30/2011 Starting a Practice III Stacey Smith, MD
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
12/14/2011 Introduction and Basic Statistics Nuri B. Farber, MD
1/4/2012 NMDA & Psychosis Marcie Shea, MD & Marcie Garland, MD (Farber)
1/11/2012 Ketamine & Depression Sudha Patel, MD & Courtney Johnson, MD (Farber)
1/18/2012 Fear and Memory Reconsolidation Vasileios Panagopolous, MD & Delaina Jewkes, MD (Lenze)
1/25/2012 Memory Consolidation Celeste Herleth, MD and Vaishali Shah, MD (Hershey)
2/1/2012 Ketamine and mTor Luigi Cardella, MD & Miriam Schroeder, MD (Mennerick)
2/8/2012 Clock genes and mania Chad Sylvester, MD & Leigh Brown, MD (Mennerick)
2/15/2012 Schizophrenia and Connectomics Bonnie Applewhite, MD & Sushma Chandramouli, MD (Pruett)
2/22/2012 d-cylcoserine and Fear Sapna Sareen, MD & Rachel Metheny, MD (Lenze)
History of Psychiatry
3/7/2012 Introduction; History of the WU Dept of Psychiatry Gene Rubin, MD, PhD
3/14/2012 Shorter Chapter 1: The Birth of Psychiatry Delaina Jewkes, MD & Marcie Garland, M.D.
3/21/2012 Shorter Chapter 2: The Asylum Era Vasileios Panagopoulos, M.D. & Courtney Johnson, M.D.
3/28/2012 Shorter Chapter 3: The 1st Biological Psychiatry Chad Sylvester, M.D. & Miriam Schroeder, M.D.
4/4/2012 Shorter Chapter 4: Nerves Marcie Shea, M.D., & Sudha Patel, M.D.
4/11/2012 Shorter Chapter 5: The Psychoanalytic Hiatus Sushma Chandramouli, M.D. & Sapna Sareen, M.D.
4/18/2012 Shorter Chapter 6: Alternatives Rachel Metheny, M.D. & Vaishali Shah, M.D.
4/25/2012 Shorter Chapter 7: The 2nd Biological Psychiatry Luigi Cardella, M.D. & Celeste Herleth, M.D.
5/2/2012 Shorter Chapter 8: From Freud to Prozac Leigh Brown, D.O. & Bonnie Applewhite, M.D.