Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds takes place weekly from mid-September to mid-May. Topics run the gamut from basic neuroscience to clinical topics. Below is a listing of talks given in the last two years.


Date Title Speaker
9/19/2017 Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis: Oxysterols as Potential Treatments Charles Zorumski, MD
9/26/2017 How My Work as Part of the Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center Has Shaped My Thinking about Psychiatric Illnesses Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD
10/3/2017 Alex Kaplan Lecture
Revolution And Evolution; A Brief Intellectual History Of American Psychoanalysis Over The Past Half-Century
Peter Buckley, MD Director of Residency Training Professor of Psychiatry Albert Einstein College of Medicine
10/10/2017 Deconstructing Autism John Constantino, MD
10/17/2017 Gildea Lecture
Did the Intervention Happen? The Importance of Measuring Treatment Fidelity in Addition to Treatment Outcomes
Susan Essock, PhD Edna L. Edison Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute
10/24/2017 Lee Robins Lecture
Sleuthing for Answers: Mental Health Need, Services and Quality of Care
Enola Proctor, PhD, MSW Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor, Brown School of Social Work Director, Center for Dissemination and Implementation at the Institute for Public Health; and Director, Center for Mental Health Services Research Washington University in Saint Louis
10/31/2017 Ketamine for Depression: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Nuri B. Farber, MD
11/7/2017 Ethical Aspects of Normal Adaptation and Personality Disorde Dragan Svrakic, MD, PhD
11/14/2017 Shobe Lecture
Transforming Healthcare via Science-Based Technology
Lisa Marsch, PhD Director, Center for Technology and Behavioral Health Andrew G. Wallace Professor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Dartmouth College
11/21/2017 The Neurobiology of Adolescent Substance Use: Implications for Prevention and Treatment Paul Glaser, MD, PhD
11/28/2017 Lesser Resident Invitational
Using the Human Brain Connectome to Localize and Treat Neuropsychiatric Symptoms
Michael Fox, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Neurology Harvard Medical School Director of the Laboratory for Brain Network Imaging and Modulation Co-Director of the BIDMC Deep Brain Stimulation Program Associate Director of the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation Assistant Neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital
12/5/2017 Transgender 101: Lessons for the Naïve and Well-Intentio Barry Hong, PhD, ABPP and Dean L. Rosen, Psy.D
12/12/2017 Connectomics and Psychopathology Deanna Barch, PhD
12/19/2017 Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Psychiatry Donald Bohnenkamp, MD and Wade Reiner, MD
12/26/2017 Holiday
1/2/2018 Is There Enough Psychology in Psychiatry (Training)? Akinkunle Owoso, MD
1/9/2018 Evolution of the Tarasoff Duty: From Public Protection to Clinician Liability Willa Xiong, MD
1/16/2018 Deprescribing Eric Lenze, MD
1/23/2018 Eli Robins Lecture
Depression: Sobering and Hopeful Lessons
Huda Akil, PhD Co-Director and Research Professor The Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute Distinguished University Professor and Quarton Professor of Neurosciences Department of Psychiatry University of Michigan
1/30/2018 A Case Presentation of Super-Super Obesity: Medical, Psychiatric and Ethical Considerations Ginger Nicol, MD; Erin Deguzman APRN, PMHNP-BC; Celeste Herleth, MD; Gemma Espejo, MD
2/6/2018 Rohingya Refugees: Focus on Mothers'and Children's Catastrophic Mental Health Needs Anne Glowinski, MD, MPE and Ali Anwar, DO
2/13/2018 Brain on Fire: An Era of Madness, Understanding and Discovery Gregory Day, MD, MSc, FRCPC
2/20/2018 The Evolutionary Basis of Major Depressive Disorder: Why Are Alleles Frequently Associated with Depression So Common in the Modern Human Gene Pool? Charles Conway, MD
2/27/2018 Bringing Precision Medicine to Smoking Cessation Laura Bierut, MD
3/6/2018 Guze Lecture
Prevention of Depression in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: an Intervention Development Project
Charles F. Reynolds III, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry; UPMC Endowed Professor in Geriatric Psychiatry, Emeritus
3/13/2018 Opioid Misuse: Progression, Associated Risks, and Risk Mitigation Efforts Elliot Nelson, MD
3/20/2018 Three Gene-Environment Networks for Human Personality: Evolution in Chimps, Neanderthals, and Homo Sapiens C. Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD
3/27/2018 Efficacy of Parent Child Psychotherapy Targeting Emotion Development in Early Childhood Depression: Large Effect Sizes and Benefits to Parents Joan Luby, MD
4/3/2018 Sansone Lecture
The Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD — from Beginning to End
James Swanson, PhD
4/10/2018 Antipsychotics, Prolactin and Breast Cance Tahir Rahman, MD
4/17/2018 Shobe Lecture
Menopause Mood and Memory: The Role of Gonadal Steroids and Early Life Adversity
C. Neill Epperson, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Ob/Gyn Director, Penn PROMOTES Research on Sex and Gender in Health Director, Penn Center for Women’s Behavioral Wellness
4/24/2018 "I'm Going to Shoot Up The School": A Child Psychiatrist's Perspective on Guns and Mental Health Eric Spiegel, MD
5/1/2018 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Predicting Treatment Outcomes in Older Adults When Starting Venlafaxine ER

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation (tDCS) as Adjunct for Treatment-Resistant Depression

Impulsive Choice in Adolescents
Erica Buchalter, MD

Willa Xiong, MD

Alecia Vogel-Hammen, MD, PhD
5/8/2018 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder

Effect of Nitrous Oxide on Suicide Ideation in Inpatient Population with Unipolar Depression

Correlation of Weather With Number of Psychiatric ER Consultations
Swati Chanani, MD

Gemma Espejo, MD

Maysaa Nageeb, MD
5/15/2018 Impact of Psychotropic Medications on the Electrical Activity of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Derived Cardiomyocytes

The Functional Connectivity of the Amygdala
Hamid Amanatkar, MD

Ben Srivastava, MD


Date Title Speaker
9/20/2016 Neurosteroids & Oxysterols: Big Targets & Potentially Big Payoffs Charles Zorumski, MD
9/27/2016 Shobe Lecture
Relief from Severe Depression and Suicidal Ideation Within Hours: Molecular Mechanisms and Potential Clinical Applications
Carlos Zarate, MD
10/4/2016 Eli Robins Lecture
A Review of One Person’s 40 Years of Psychiatric Research
Sheldon Preskorn, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Kansas University School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas
10/11/2016 Alex Kaplan Lecture
Where is the Evidence for “Evidence-Based” Therapy?
Jonathan Shedler, PhD Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry University of Colorado School of Medicine
10/18/2016 Psychedelic Therapeutics? Eugene Rubin, MD
10/25/2016 Guze Lecture
Bioenergetic Abnormalities in Psychotic Disorders Studied Using Phosphorus Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Dost Ongur Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School Chief, Psychotic Disorders Division Director, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program McLean Hospital Belmont, Massachusetts
11/1/2016 Lesser Resident Invitational
Psychosis ver 2016
Daniel R. Weinberger, M.D. Director and CEO, Lieber Institute for Brain Development Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuroscience and The Institute of Genetic Medicine Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
11/8/2016 Thirty-five Hundred Facilitated Living Donor Transplants: The National Living Donor Assistance Center (NLDAC) Barry Hong, PhD
11/15/2016 Comorbidities and Continuities in Externalizing Behavior in the Era of Neuroscience and RDoC Theodore P. Beauchaine, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology, The Ohio State University
11/22/2016 To Feign or Not to Feign: Malingering in Clinical and Criminal Settings Melissa Harbit, MD & Mahjabeen Ismail, MD
11/29/2016 The Treatment of Heroin Dependence

Addiction in the ED
Luis Giuffra, MD

Evan Schwarz, MD FACEP
12/6/2016 Physician Burnout Monica Bishop, MD
12/13/2016 Diversity & Inclusion 4.0: Action Daniel Blash, PhD, LPC, NCC
12/20/2016 Is Cannabis Bad for You? Donald Bohnenkamp, MD
12/27/2016 Holiday
1/3/2017 Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus: Sex Differences in the Brain Fay Womer, MD
1/10/2017 Breaking the Silence: Physician Impairement and Suicide Anne Glowinski, MD and Anne Giedinghagen, MD
1/17/2017 Faith in Psychiatry: Selected Topics in Medical Therapeutics Michael Jarvis, MD, PhD and Desiree Baumgartner, MD
1/24/2017 Portrayals of Mental Illness by the Entertainment Media: Realistic or Stigmatizing Collins Lewis, MD
1/31/2017 ECT After Acute Response: What Do We Know? Brendan O'Connor, MD
2/7/2017 Treatment Resistant Depression: Results from the Largest and Longest Study to Date Charles Conway, MD
2/14/2017 The General Adult Psychiatry Program at WashU: Past, Present, and Future Nuri B. Farber, MD
2/21/2017 Embedded Psychiatry? Different Models of Integrative Consultative Care Akinkunle Owoso, MD
2/28/2017 Pharmacogenomics in Psychiatric Practice Eric Lenze, MD and Hanadi Ajam Oughli MD
3/7/2017 Gildea Lecture
The Children and Grandchildren of Depressed Parents: A Public Health Opportunity
Myrna M. Weissman, PhD Diane Goldman Kemper Family Professor of Epidemiology and Psychiatry Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Chief Division of Epidemiology New York State Psychiatric Institute
3/14/2017 Can Psychiatrists Clear the Smoke? From Genes to the Bedside Li-Shiun Chen, M.D., M.P.H., Sc.D.
3/21/2017 Lee Robins Lecture
Suicide Contagion and Implications for Postvention
Madelyn S. Gould, PhD, MPH Professor of Epidemiology in Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute
3/28/2017 Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Emotional and Physical Health Outcomes: Mechanisms of the Biological Embedding of Adversity Joan Luby, MD
4/4/2017 Sansone Lecture
Remembrance and Prevention
Robert Freedman Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine
4/11/2017 Advances in the Psychobiology of Human Character: Implications for Mental Health Research, Training, and Treatment C. Robert Cloninger, MD
4/18/2017 TMS update: Outcomes from our Wash U TMS Clinic and Innovative Approaches Pilar Cristancho, MD and Shan Siddiqi, MBBS
4/25/2017 Child Psychiatry in the Age of Social Media T. Eric Spiegel, MD
5/2/2017 Resident/Fellows Lectures
A Reciprocal Effects Analysis of Marijuana Use and Perceptions of Risk

Assessment and Treatment of Preschool ADHD

Mindfulness for Children
Naji Chaaya Salloum

Alba Pergjika

Vilash Reddy
5/9/2017 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Year-End Transitions in the Resident Continuity Clinic and Patient Outcomes

The Phenotype and Heritability of Autistic Traits in Very Preterm Children

Dissecting the Affective Microcircuitry with Optogenetics, Chemogenetics and Calcium Imaging - Enkephalin Positive Ventral Pallidum-Substantia Nigra Circuitry in Reward
Agnieszka Milczarek

Carrie Mintz

Ludwig Trillo
5/16/2017 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Theoretical and Experimental Modeling of Mind-Brain Systems

rTMS for TBI-related Depression: Effects on Mood, Cognition, and Quality of Life
Shan Siddiqi

Nick Trapp