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
9/21/2016 Confidentiality, Privilege, and Informed Consent Melissa Harbit, MD
9/28/2016 Impaired Health Professionals and the Law Mark Gold, MD
10/5/2016 Right to Treatment, Right to Refuse Treatment and Civil Commitment Melissa Harbit, MD
10/12/2016 Competency Melissa Harbit, MD
10/19/2016 Insanity Melissa Harbit, MD
10/26/2016 Malpractice and Testifying Michael Jarvis, MD, PhD
11/2/2016 Workers' Compensation, ADA, etc. Melissa Harbit, MD
11/9/2016 Risk Assessment and SVPs Melissa Harbit, MD
11/16/2016 Ethics and Professionalism Melissa Harbit, MD
11/23/2016 NO CLASS-Thanksgiving
Translational Research and Reading the Scientific Literature
11/30/2016 Introduction Nuri B. Farber, MD
12/7/2016 STAR-D Naji Chaaya Salloum, MD & Agnieszka Milczarek, MD
12/14/2016 Lanicemine in MDD Carrie Mintz, MD & Shan Siddiqi, MBBS
12/21/2016 No Seminar
12/28/2016 No Seminar
1/4/2017 Buprenorphine in MDD Nicholas Trapp, MD & Ludwig Trillo-Alvarez, MD
1/11/2017 Infliximab in MDD Swati Channani, MD & Chris Charlot, MD
1/18/2017 D-Cycloserine and Fear Erica Vance, MD & Mahjabeen Ismail, MD
1/25/2017 Schizophrenia Genes A. Benjamin Srivastava, MD & Willa Xiong, MD
2/1/2017 Scopolamine in MDD Gemma Espejo, MD & Maysaa Nageeb, MD
2/8/2017 CATIE Sarah Donaldson, MD & Michael Wenzinger, MD
Cross-Cultural Psychiatry
2/15/2017 Clinical Review Paper Planning Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
2/22/2017 Is the Literature Relevant? Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
3/1/2017 What Does the Literature Mean? Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
3/8/2017 Synthesis of the Literature Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
3/15/2017 Manuscript Writing and Revision Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
3/22/2017 Manuscript Finalizing and Submission Li-Shiun Chen, MD & Sarah Hartz, MD, PhD
Neuroimaging/Functional Anatomy of Emotion
3/29/2017 Introduction to Neuroimaging Shan Siddiqi, MBBS & Kevin Black, MD
4/5/2017 Brain-Mind Networks for Dummies (or Psychiatrists) Shan Siddiqi, MBBS
4/12/2017 Typical Healthy Brain Development (prepubertal, peripubertal, and post pubertal) and its relationship to temperament Kelly Botteron, MD
4/19/2017 Neuroimaging in Obesity Sarah Eisenstein, PhD
4/26/2017 Connectomics and Psychopathology Deanna Barch, PhD
5/3/2017 PET and Pharmacological fMRI Kevin Black, MD
5/10/2017 fcMRI and Autism John Pruett, MD, PhD


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 & Sue Renner
11/4/2015 Contracting and Credentialing Cathy Eghigian & Donna Sand
11/11/2015 Quality in Psychiatric Health Care Jaime Hook, MD
11/18/2015 Establishing a Practice Rita Scott & 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 Colleen Donovan, MD & Sister Mara Lester, MD (Farber)
12/16/2015 Drug-Induced Apoptosis Emily Perry, MD & Jessica Rosenkvist, MD (Farber)
1/6/2016 Ketamine and Depression Julio Benardi, MD & Martin Sievert, MD (Farber)
1/13/2016 Cannabis Miriam Brown, MD & Ravi Chockalingam, MBBS (Farber)
1/20/2016 Schizophrenia Genes Ali Anwar, MD & Agnieszka Milczarek, MD (Rice)
1/27/2016 Astrocyte Support Naji Chaaya Salloum, MD & Carrie Mintz, MD (Mennerick)
2/3/2016 Stats and Power Anne Giedinghagen, MD & Tarik Hadzic, MD (Hartz)
2/10/2016 SSRIs in the Elderly Whitney Nall, MD & Nicholas Trapp, MD (Lenze)
2/17/2016 Stress-Induced Anxiety and Optogenetics Shan Siddiqi, MBBS & Ludwig Trillo-Alvarez, MD (Bruchas)
2/24/2016 Autism Naazia Azhar, MD & Alecia Vogel-Hammen, MD (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