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
9/17/2014 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 (Farber)
12/3/2014 LTD and Fragile X George Manatt & Nicholas Ranallo (Farber)
12/10/2014 Lanicemine & MDD Iffat Bhuiyan & Matt Perry (Farber)
12/17/2014 Autism George Elias & Keerthi Akkineni (Dougherty)
1/7/2015 Fear & LTP Naazia Azhar & Marty Sievert (Mennerick)
1/14/2015 D-Cycloserine & Fear Adarsh Reddy & Emily Perry (Farber)
1/21/2015 Schizophrenia Genes Julio Bernardi & Miriam Brown (Cloninger)
1/28/2015 Infliximab in MDD Maureen Murphy-Ryan & Sr. Mara Lester (Farber)
2/4/2015 GABA-B & Fragile-X Joshua Wilson & Colleen Donovan (Farber)
2/11/2015 Networks & Brain Injury Jessica Rosenkvist & Ravi Chockalingam (Pruett)
Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
2/18/2015 Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychiatry (Drs. Chen & Hartz) Drs. Azhar & Bernardi (present); Dr. Akkineni (discuss)
2/25/2015 Cross-ethnic Psychopharmacology & Pharmacogenetics (Drs. Chen & Hartz) Drs. Brown & Chockalingam (present); Drs. Bhuiyan & Chen (discuss)
3/4/2015 Cross-cultural Psychiatric Phenomenology, Epidemiology, and Diagnostic Systems (Drs. Chen & Hartz) Drs. Donovan & Lester (present); Drs. Elias & Manatt (discuss)
3/11/2015 Psychiatry Practices in Different Countries (Drs. Chen & Hartz) Drs. Murphy-Ryan & E Perry (present); Dr. M Perry (discuss)
3/18/2015 Cross-cultural Psychopathology (Dr. Mamah) Drs. Rosenkvist & Sievert (present); Dr. Ranallo (discuss)
3/25/2015 Cross-cultural Psychiatric Management & Motivational Interviewing (Dr. Lewis) Dr. Wilson (present); Dr. Reddy (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


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, MD, 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 & Eghigian
11/13/2013 Billing, Collections and Compliance Sue Renner & Cherie Nabholz
11/20/2013 Establishing a Practice Rita Scott & Cindy Smith
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
12/4/2013 NMDA & Psychosis Keith Wood, MD & John Vaszari, MD (Farber)
12/11/2013 Ketamine & Depression John Hearn, MD & Mari AnneGebara, MD (Farber)
12/18/2013 Ketamine and mTor Thetsu Mon, MD, PhD & Brendan O'Connor, MD (Mennerick)
1/8/2014 Nitroprusside & 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 & Eye Tracking Wittrock & Parsoei (Constantino)
1/29/2014 Clock genes and mania Elias & Reddy (Herzog)
2/5/2014 Stats & Power Bhuiyan & Phalak (Hartz)
2/12/2014 GWAS & Li Responsive BAD Ranallo & Chen (Bierut)
2/19/2014 Fear & Amygdala Perry & Manatt (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, MD
4/30/2014 "Chapter 8: From Freud to Prozac" Keerthi Akkineni, MD & Janet Chen, MD