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
9/22/2015 Nitrous Oxide (“Laughing Gas”) for Depression? Charles Zorumski, MD
9/29/2015 Alex Kaplan Lecture
The Evolving Conceptualization of Borderline Personality Disorde
John Clarkin, PhD Clinical Professor of Psychology,Weill Cornell Medical College
10/6/2015 Guze Lecture
Residency Training in America: Past, Present, Future
Ken Ludmerer, MD Mabel Dorn Reeder Distinguished Professor in the History of Medicine
10/13/2015 Gildea Lecture
Seeking a More Rational Approach to Manage the Cost of Pharmaceuticals
Steven Miller, MD Sr. Vice President & Chief Medical Officer, Express Scripts Incorporated
10/20/2015 Utilizing Historical Review to Improve Our Understanding of Psychopharmacology Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD
10/27/2015 A 56yo Woman with Catatonia Nuri Farber, MD
11/3/2015 Revisiting the Phenotype of Schizophrenia Dragan Svrakic, MD, PhD
11/10/2015 Lesser Resident Invitational
My Career in Translational Research from 1960s to the Present
Mark Gold, MD Chairman, RiverMend Health; Keck School of Medicine at USC; Departments of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
11/17/2015 Eli Robins Lecture
Revitalizing Translational Psychiatry
Steven E. Hyman, MD Distinguished Service Professor; Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University Scholar in Residence, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT
11/24/2015 The Limits of Evidence-Based Medicine: The Vexing Case of Treatment-Resistant Depression Eric Lenze, MD and Ben Srivastava, MD
12/1/2015 Early Experience Brain Development and Emotion Functioning: Sensitive Periods for Early Caregiver Support? Joan Luby, MD
12/8/2015 In the Treatment of Major Depression, When to add Psychotherapy? Barry A. Hong, PhD, ABPP, Marcia McCabe, PhD, and Jessica Rosenkvist, MD
12/15/2015 Suicide in the College Student Population Marcie Garland, MD and Celeste Herleth, MD
1/5/2016 A Brief History of the Treatment of Opiate Addiction Donald Bohnenkamp, MD
1/12/2016 Premature Birth and Altered Brain Development — A Pathway to Childhood Psychiatric Disorders Cynthia Rogers, MD
1/19/2016 Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders Monica Bishop, MD
1/26/2016 Electroconvulsive Therapy Related Mortality: A Case Review and Discussion Michael Jarvis, MD, PhD and A. Benjamin Srivastava, MD
2/2/2016 Lee Robins Lecture
Traumatic Stress and Population Health
Karestan Koenen, PhD
2/9/2016 Mental Health: A Sorely Neglected Diversity Issue? Anne Glowinski, MD
2/16/2016 Using Neuroscience to Inform Clinical Thinking: Applications in Pediatric Anxiety Danny Pine, MD
2/23/2016 Gildea Lecture
Treating Depression during Pregnancy: Are We Asking the Right Questions?
Kathy Wisner, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Asher Center, Northwestern University; Department of Psychiatry, Feinberg School of Medicine
3/1/2016 The Psychobiology of Somatization Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD
3/8/2016 Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the 21st Century Laura Bierut, MD
3/15/2016 Does Mom Have Schizophrenia & Alzheimer's? Psychiatric Illness & Dementia from the Clinical Perspective Brianne Newman, MD
3/22/2016 Achieving and Maintaining Licensure, Credentials, and Board Certification: Updates from ABPN, JCAHO, et al. Melissa Harbit, MD
3/29/2016 Treatment Emergent Suicidal Ideation, New Findings from a Large Treatment Study in Depressed Older Adults Pilar Cristancho, MD
4/5/2016 Sansone Lecture
The Mind Body Problem Revisited: Personality and Heart Rate Variability
Ada Zohar, PhD
4/12/2016 Recent Advances in Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression: A Critical Crossroads Charles Conway, MD
4/19/2016 Shobe Lecture
Reproductive Regulation of Affective State: Context and Complexity
Distinguished Professor & Chair, Department of Psychiatry; Professor of Medicine; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
4/26/2016 The Psychiatrist's Role in Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Patients Eric Spiegel, MD
5/3/2016 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Exploring the Role of Personality in Treatment Resistant Depression

Language Disorders and Their Impact on Social-Emotional Development
Ravi Chockalingam, MD

Eric Wittrock, MD
5/10/2016 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Improving Contraception Counseling for Female Psychiatric Patients: An Educational Intervention for Psychiatry Residents

Evaluation of Serum Leptin Levels During Weight Restoration in Anorexia Nervosa

Quality Improvement Research Project for Discharge Summaries
Naazia Azhar, MD

Miriam Brown, MD

Sr. Mara Lester, MD
5/17/2016 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Psychiatric Patients in the BJH Emergency Room

Adult ADHD: A Child-Psychiatrist Perspective
Colleen Donovan, MD

Alireza Parsoei, MD


Date Title Speaker
9/16/2014 Cholesterol, Oxysterols and Psychiatry Charles Zorumski, MD
9/23/2014 Shobe Lecture
Allopregnanolone as a Regenerative Therapeutic for Neurodegenerative Disease
Roberta Brinton, PhD
9/30/2014 The Department’s History in the Context of the History of American Psychiatry Eugene Rubin, MD, PhD
10/7/2014 Eli Robins Lecture
Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders
Wayne Goodman, MD Professor and Chair of Psychiatry, Professor of Neuroscience, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
10/14/2014 Ketamine As an Antidepressant – An Update Nuri Farber, MD
10/21/2014 Depression and Heart Failure Ken Freedland, PhD
10/28/2014 Discordant MZ Twins for Schizophrenia Barry Hong, PhD, ABPP; Colleen Donovan, MD; Alireza Parsoei, MD
11/4/2014 Lesser Resident Invitational
A Public Health Approach to Mental Health Services
Ramesh Raghavan, MD, PhD
11/11/2014 Alcoholics Anonymous Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD
11/18/2014 Lee Robins Lecture
The Shifting Marijuana Legal Environment: Linking Epidemiology and Neuroscience
Wilson Compton, MD, MPE Deputy Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) of the National Institutes of Health
11/25/2014 The Foreshortened Future in Cancer Akinkunle Owoso, MD
12/2/2014 Pharmacogenetics and the Treatment of Alcoholism: The Tale of Naltrexone Donald Bohnenkamp, MD
12/9/2014 What is the American Dream? Mark Rank, PhD
12/16/2014 Protection From Progression to Severe Opioid Dependence: GWAS Results and Supporting Neurogenetics and Mouse Genetics Findings Elliot Nelson, MD
12/23/2014 HOLIDAY
12/30/2014 HOLIDAY
1/6/2015 Cognitive Therapy for Suicidal Patients Marcia McCabe, PhD
1/13/2015 Guze Lecture
Hippocampal Dysfunction in Psychotic Disorders
Stephan Heckers, MD, MSc Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
1/20/2015 Causes and Treatment of Obesity in Psychiatric Patients

Causes and Treatment of Obesity in Psychiatric Patients

Causes and Treatment of Obesity in Psychiatric Patients
Monica Bishop, MD

Ginger Nicol, MD

Cherie Massmann, MA, LPC, NCC
1/27/2015 Alterations in Maturation of the Cerebral Cortex in Childhood Mental Disorders: Implications for Understanding Psychiatric Illness Joan Luby, MD
2/3/2015 Care of the Caregiver: Addressing the Impact of Adverse Events on Physicians Brianne Disabato, MD
2/10/2015 Nitrous Oxide for Treatment-Refractory Depression: An Update Charles Conway, MD
2/17/2015 Gildea Lecture
Environmental Risk Mechanisms for Severe Psychiatric Disorders
Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg, MD, PhD Director & CEO, Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Central Institute of Mental Health heim & the University of Heidelberg
2/24/2015 Gildea Lecture
The Infant Brain Imaging Study (IBIS): Insights Into the Early Development of Autism
Joseph Piven, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology; Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, University of North Carolina
3/3/2015 Alex Kaplan Lecture
Is the Brain’s Resting State Relevant for Neuropsychodynamic Psychiatry?
Georg Northoff, MD, PhD, FRCPC Chair in Neurosciences and Mental Health; Chair in Mind, Brain Imaging and Neuroethics; University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research
3/10/2015 Innovate Relentlessly Laura Bierut, MD
3/17/2015 Clinical Trials for Psychiatric Disorders: The Old and the New Eric Lenze, MD
3/24/2015 Developing and Training Clinician Scientists in Psychiatry Anne Glowinski, MD, MPE
3/31/2015 Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr: Does New Media Present New Opportunities or New Problems for Psychiatry? Patricia Cavazos-Rehg, PhD
4/7/2015 Sansone Lecture
Depression: Matching Patients and Treatments
Roger Mulder, MB, ChB, PhD (Otago) FRANZCP Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
4/14/2015 Uncovering the Hidden Genetics of the Schizophrenias: Identification of Eight Distinct Subtypes Robert Cloninger, MD, PhD
4/21/2015 Mental Health of the Child in Foster Care: Effects, Challenges and Opportunities Eric Spiegel, MD
4/28/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
George Elias, MD

Adarsh Reddy, MBBS

Hina Sarwar, MD
Ketamine and the Search for Goldilocks

The Nuclear Transcriptome of CNS Cell Types

Artificial Food Colors in Children
5/5/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Discussing Weight Management with Patients

Early Childhood Intervention - Why and How?

Integrating Yoga into Mental Healthcare
Janet Chen, MD

Rohit Pawar, MD

Jayaprabha Vijaykumar, MD
5/12/2015 Resident/Fellows Lectures
Improving Access to Mental Health Care in the Perinatal Population

Internet Gaming Disorder and the Emerging Field of Internet "Addiction"
Iffat Bhuiyan, MD

Jim Harper, MD
5/19/2015 NO ROUNDS