Education

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.

2014-2015

Date Title Lecturer
Law, Ethics and Psychiatry
9/17/2014 Introduction and Competency Melissa Harbit, MD
9/24/2014 Confidentiality, Privilege and Informed Consent Melissa Harbit, MD
10/1/2014 Right to Treatment, Right to Refuse Treatment and Civil Commitment Melissa Harbit, MD
10/8/2014 Duty to Protect Melissa Harbit, MD
10/15/2014 Workers' Compensation, ADA, ERISA, and Sexual Harassment Melissa Harbit, MD
10/22/2014 Malpractice and Testifying Michael Jarvis, MD, PhD
10/29/2014 Insanity Defense Melissa Harbit, MD
11/5/2014 Violence Risk Assessment and Sexually Violent Predators (SVPs) Melissa Harbit, MD
11/12/2014 Ethics and Professionalism Melissa Harbit, MD
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
11/19/2014 Scopolamine in MDD Janet Chen, MD (Farber)
12/3/2014 LTD and Fragile X George Manatt, Nicholas Ranallo, MD (Farber)
12/10/2014 Lanicemine and MDD Iffat Bhuiyan, MD; Matt Perry, MD (Farber)
12/17/2014 Autism George Elias, MD; Keerthi Akkineni, MD (Dougherty)
1/7/2015 Fear and LTP Naazia Azhar, MD; Marty Sievert, MD (Mennerick)
1/14/2015 D-Cycloserine and Fear Adarsh Reddy, MBBS; Emily Perry, MD (Farber)
1/21/2015 Schizophrenia Genes Julio Bernardi, MD; Miriam Brown, MD (Cloninger)
1/28/2015 Infliximab in MDD Maureen Murphy-Ryan, MD, PhD; Sister Mara Lester, MD (Farber)
2/4/2015 GABA-B and Fragile-X Joshua Wilson, MD; Colleen Donovan, MD (Farber)
2/11/2015 Networks and Brain Injury Jessica Rosenkvist, MD; Ravi Chockalingam, MD (Pruett)
Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
2/18/2015 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychiatry (Janet Chen, MD; Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD) Naazia Azhar, MD; Julio Bernardi, MD (present); Keerthi Akkineni, MD (discuss)
2/25/2015 Cross-ethnic Psychopharmacology & Pharmacogenetics (Janet Chen, MD; Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD) Miriam Brown, MD; Ravi Chockalingam, MD (present); Iffat Bhuiyan, MD; Janet Chen, MD (discuss)
3/4/2015 Cross-cultural Psychiatric Phenomenology, Epidemiology, and Diagnostic Systems (Janet Chen, MD; Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD) Colleen Donovan, MD; Sister Mara Lester, MD (present); George Elias, MD; George Manatt, MD (discuss)
3/11/2015 Psychiatry Practices in Different Countries (Janet Chen, MD; Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD) Maureen Murphy-Ryan, MD, PhD; Emily Perry, MD (present); Mathew Perry, MD (discuss)
3/18/2015 Cross-cultural Psychopathology (Daniel Mamah, MD) Jessica Rosenkvist, MD; Marty Sievert, MD (present); Nick Ranallo, MD (discuss)
3/25/2015 Cross-cultural Psychiatric Management & Motivational Interviewing (Collins Lewis, MD) Josh Wilson, MD (present); Adarsh Reddy, MBBS, PhD (discuss)
Neuroimaging/Functional Anatomy of Emotion
4/1/2015 How to Know Whether the Pretty Color Picture of a Brain Means Anything, Part 1 Kevin Black, MD
4/8/2015 How to Know Whether the Pretty Color Picture of a Brain Means Anything, Part 2 Kevin Black, MD
4/15/2015 The Developing Brain and Psychopathology: Promise, Pragmatics, and Pitfalls Michael Gaffrey, PhD
4/22/2015 Functional Network Changes in Anxiety Disorder (plus a review of functional connectivity and/or task-based fMRI) Chad Sylvester, MD, PhD
4/29/2015 Typical Brain Development and Associated Temperamental and Behavioral Development Kelly Botteron, MD
5/6/2015 Innovative Approaches to Psychiatric Neuroimaging Daniel Mamah, MD
5/13/2015 Development of Human Cortico-subcortical Networks and Implications for Developmental Disorders Deanna Greene, PhD

2013-2014

Date Title Lecturer
Business and Administrative Aspects of Psychiatry
9/18/2013 Introduction Melissa Harbit, MD
9/25/2013 Politics of Healthcare Melissa Harbit, MD; George Elias, MD; Daniel Murray, MD; Juee Phalak, MD; Keith Wood, MD; Libby Peek, MD; John Hearn, MD
10/2/2013 Other Topics-ACOs, Health Insurance Markeplace, etc. Melissa Harbit, MD; Nick Ranallo, MD; Keerthi Akkineni, MD; Eric Wittrock, MD; George Manatt, MD; Brendan O'Connor, MD; Thetsu Mon, MD, PhD
10/9/2013 Private Practice Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD
10/16/2013 Regulatory Agencies Melissa Harbit, MD; Marie Anne Gebara, MD; Marie Walker, MD, PhD; Iffat Bhuiyan, MD; Janet Chen, MD; Alireza Parsoei, MD; Matt Perry, MD; Adarsh Reddy, MBBS, PhD; John Vaszari, MD
10/23/2013 Administrative Psychiatry Mark Johnson, MD; Jaime Hook, MD
10/30/2013 HIPAA/Privacy Rules Cherie Nabholz
11/6/2013 Contracting and Credentialing Donna Sand and Cathy Eghigian
11/13/2013 Billing, Collections and Compliance Sue Renner and Cherie Nabholz
11/20/2013 Establishing a Practice Rita Scott and Cindy Smith
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
12/4/2013 NMDA and Psychosis Keith Wood, MD; John Vaszari, MD (Farber)
12/11/2013 Ketamine and Depression John Hearn, MD; Marie Anne Gebara, MD (Farber)
12/18/2013 Ketamine and mTor Thetsu Mon, MD, PhD; Brendan O'Connor, MD (Mennerick)
1/8/2014 Nitroprusside and Schizophrenia Elizabeth Peek, MD; Keerthi Akkineni, MD (Farber)
1/15/2014 Drug-Induced Apoptosis Marie Walker, MD; Daniel Murray, MD (Farber)
1/22/2014 Autism and Eye Tracking Erik Wittrock, DO; Alizeaz Parsoei, MD (Constantino)
1/29/2014 Clock Genes and Mania George Elias, MD; Adarsh Reddy, MBBS, PhD (Herzog)
2/5/2014 Stats and Power Iffat Bhuiyan, MD; Juee Phalak, MD (Hartz)
2/12/2014 GWAS and Li Responsive BAD Nick Ranallo, MD; Janet Chen, MD (Bierut)
2/19/2014 Fear and Amygdala Emily Perry, MD; George Manatt, MD (Farber)
History of Psychiatry
2/26/2014 Introduction; History of WU Dept. of Psychiatry Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD
3/5/2014 Catatonia Brendan O'Connor, MD; John Hearn, MD
3/12/2014 Chapter 1: The Birth of Psychiatry Marie Anne Gebara, MD; Elizabeth Peek, MD
3/19/2014 Chapter 2: The Asylum Era Thetsu Mon, MD; Marie Walker, MD
3/26/2014 Chapter 3: The 1st Biological Psychiatry John Vaszari, MD; Keith Wood, MD
4/2/2014 Chapter 4: Nerves Dan Murray, MD; Iffat Bhuiyan, MD
4/9/2014 Chapter 5: The Psychoanalytic Hiatus Ali Parsoei, MD; Juee Phalak, MD
4/16/2014 Chapter 6: Alternatives George Manatt, MD; Matt Perry, MD; Eric Wittrock, DO
4/23/2014 Chapter 7: The 2nd Biological Psychiatry George Elias, MD, Nick Ranallo, MD; Adarsh Reddy, MBBS, PhD
4/30/2014 Chapter 8: From Freud to Prozac Keerthi Akkineni, MD; Janet Chen, MD