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
Business and Administrative Aspects of Psychiatry
9/23/2015 Introduction Melissa Harbit, MD
9/30/2015 Administrative Psychiatry Jaime Hook, MD
10/7/2015 Resident Topics Melissa Harbit, MD
10/14/2015 Private Practice at Clayton Behavioral 9890 Clayton Rd. 63124 Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD
10/21/2015 Administrative Pearls Michael Jarvis, MD, PhD
10/28/2015 Billing, Collections and Compliance Cherie Nabholz and Sue Renner
11/4/2015 Contracting and Credentialing Cathy Eghigian and Donna Sand
11/11/2015 Quality in Psychiatric Health Care Jaime Hook, MD
11/18/2015 Establishing a Practice Rita Scott and Cindy Smith
12/2/2015 Managing the Business of Psychiatry at BJHPSC 5531 Delmar 63112 John Eiler
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
12/9/2015 NMDA and Psychosis Donovan & Lester (Farber)
12/16/2015 Drug-Induced Apoptosis Perry & Rosenkvist (Farber)
1/6/2016 Ketamine and Depression Benardi & Sievert (Farber)
1/13/2016 Cannabis Brown & Chockalingam (Farber)
1/20/2016 Schizophrenia Genes Anwar & Milczarek (Rice)
1/27/2016 Astrocyte Support Chaaya Salloum & Mintz (Mennerick)
2/3/2016 Stats and Power Giedinghagen & Hadzic (Hartz)
2/10/2016 SSRIs in the Elderly Nall & Trapp (Lenze)
2/17/2016 Stress-Induced Anxiety and Optogenetics Siddiqi & Trillo-Alvarez (Bruchas)
2/24/2016 Autism Azhar & Vogel-Hammen (Constantino)
History of Psychiatry
3/2/2016 Introduction; Shorter, Ch 1: The Birth of Psychiatry Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD; Colleen Donovan, MD
3/9/2016 Shorter, Ch 2 & 3: The Asylum Era & The 1st Biological Psychiatry Sr. Mara Lester, MD & Ravi Chockalingam, MBBS
3/16/2016 Shorter, Ch 4 & 5: Nerves & The Psychoanalytic Hiatus Emily Perry, MD & Jessica Rosenkvist, MD
3/23/2016 Shorter, Ch 6 & 7: Alternatives & The 2nd Biological Psychiatry Naazia Azhar, MD & Julio Bernardi, MD
3/30/2016 Shorter, Ch 8: From Freud to Prozac; Decker, Ch 2: Kraepelin Miriam Brown, MD & Martin Sievert, MD
4/6/2016 Decker, Ch 3 & 4: Kraepelin's Progeny & Spitzer Ali Anwar, DO & Carrie Mintz, MD
4/13/2016 Decker, Ch 5 & 6: DSM-III Task Force & History of Modern Classification / Problems with Reliability Agnieszka Milczarek, MD & Tarik Hadzic, MD, PhD
4/20/2016 Decker, Ch 7 & 8: 1973 – 1976 & DSM-III in Midstream Andrea Giedinghagen, MD & Whitney Nall, MD
4/27/2016 Decker, Ch 9 & conclusion: Eruption of Discord & Conclusion Shan Siddiqi, MBBS & Alecia Vogel-Hammen, MD, PhD
5/4/2016 Markel, Ch 1, 3 & 11: Young Freud, Uber Coca, and Dr. Freud's Coca Coda Naji Chaaya Salloum, MD, Nicholas Trapp, MD, & Ludwig Trillo Alvarez, MD


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