Faculty and Topic Updates for 2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit, July 16-19, 2009, Charleston, SC

Over 20 psychiatry department chairs will serve as presenting faculty, representing leading academic institutions from across the U.S.

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Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 22, 2009

CME Outfitters, LLC, (CMEO) an accredited provider of multidisciplinary continuing education (CE), in co-sponsorship with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, an ACCME-accredited provider of continuing medical education (CME), is pleased to announce the topics and presenting faculty for the 2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit - The Master Class for Psychiatric Professional Development.

This important initiative is generating well-deserved attention and interest in the field of mental health, but space is limited to the first 300 registrants. For current information or to register online, please visit http://www.neuroscienceCME.com/PR342.

Scheduled for July 16 through July 19, 2009, the 2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit will take place at the Charleston Marriott Hotel in Charleston, SC. The Chairs in Psychiatry Summit is an intensive 3½-day master class designed for psychiatrists and other healthcare professionals in a variety of tracks related to the neurosciences. Each track features presentations delivered by psychiatry department chairs from the United States' most renowned academic institutions.

Confirmed presenting faculty include:

  • Rahn Kennedy Bailey, MD, FAPA, Meharry Medical College
  • David Baron, MSEd, DO, Temple University
  • William E. Bunney, Jr., MD, University of California, Irvine
  • Steven A. Epstein, MD, Georgetown University
  • Mark S. Gold, MD, University of Florida
  • Stephen M. Goldfinger, MD, State University of New York
  • Ned H. Kalin, MD, University of Wisconsin
  • Jerald Kay, MD, Wright State University
  • Martin B. Keller, MD, Brown University
  • Anand Kumar, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Gail A. Mattox, MD, FAACAP, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • W. Vaughn McCall, MD, MS, Wake Forest University
  • Merry Noel Miller, MD, East Tennessee State University
• Laura Roberts, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin
  • David R. Rubinow, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Alan F. Schatzberg, MD, Stanford University
  • Russell E. Scheffer, MD, University of Kansas-Wichita
  • S. Charles Schulz, MD, University of Minnesota
  • Joel J. Silverman, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Stephen M. Strakowski, MD, University of Cincinnati
  • Manuel Tancer, MD, Wayne State University
  • Thomas W. Uhde, MD, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Thaddeus P. M. Ulzen, MD, FRCP(C), University of Alabama
  • Daniel R. Weinberger, MD, National Institute of Mental Health

The topics selected for the conference represent educational gaps identified in a recent CMEO needs survey, data from recent literature reviews, the latest evidence on the advances in the field, and recent updates to treatment guidelines. Participants can choose educational tracks based on their identified educational needs and interests.

Thursday, July 16, 2009    
11:00-1:00 - Registration/Check-In
1:00-1:30 - 2nd Annual Chairs in Psychiatry Summit Welcome
1:30-2:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Women's Health
2:30-2:45 - Break
2:45-4:00 - Interactive Case/Panel Discussion - Proposed Topic: Substance Abuse Across Mental Illness
4:00-5:00 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Forensic Psychiatry

Friday, July 17, 2009    
8:30-8:45 - Open/Recap
8:45-9:45 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: State of the Union in Psychiatry
9:45-10:45 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Genes and Mental Illness: New Discoveries
10:45-11:00 - Break
11:00-11:45 - "Ask the Chair" Breakout Sessions - Proposed Topics: Conduct Disorder/ODD, Eating Disorders, HIV and Mental Illness, Psychotherapy, PTSD, Treatment Teams
11:45-12:00 - Break
12:00-1:30 - Box Lunch - Proposed Topic: Anxiety Disorders
1:30-2:15 - "Ask the Chair" Breakout Sessions - Proposed Topics: Conduct Disorder/ODD, Eating Disorders, HIV and Mental Illness, Psychotherapy, PTSD, Treatment Teams
2:15-2:30 - Break
2:30-3:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: ADHD: Child
3:30-4:15 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Sports and Psychiatry
4:15-6:00 - Break
6:00-8:00 - Dinner - Proposed Topic: Treatment of Chronic and Recurrent Forms of MDD

Saturday, July 18, 2009
8:30-8:45 - Open/Recap
8:45-9:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Sleep/Wake
9:30-10:15 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Geriatric Psychiatry
10:15-10:30 - Break
10:30-11:15 - Chart Review - Proposed Topics: ADHD: Adult, Anxious Depression, Bipolar Disorder
11:15-11:20 - Break
11:20-12:05 - Chart Review - Proposed Topics: ADHD: Child, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia
12:05-1:30 - Box Lunch - Proposed Topic: Chart Review: Best Practices Panel Discussion
1:30-2:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: ADHD: Adult
2:30-3:15 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Rapid-Acting Antidepressants Which Are Effective in 24 Hours and Mechanisms of Action
3:15-3:30 - Break
3:30-4:15 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Borderline Personality
4:15-5:15 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Bipolar Disorder

Sunday, July 19, 2009    
8:30-8:45 - Open/Recap
8:45-9:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Ethics in Psychiatry
9:30-10:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury
10:30-11:30 - Plenary - Proposed Topic: Communities of Practice
11:30 - Adjournment

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze the latest research and clinical data regarding various psychiatric disorders.
  • Incorporate the latest evidence into individualized treatment plans.
  • Translate knowledge improvement into practice improvement with a goal of improving outcomes of patients with mental illness.

Target Audience:
Physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, social workers, and other healthcare professionals with an interest in mental health.

Financial Support:
Funding for this CME/CE-certified activity is provided by CME Outfitters, LLC, and by educational grants from various commercial interests:
This program is supported by an educational grant from Janssen, Division of Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Ortho-McNeil Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC. For further information concerning Lilly grant funding visit http://www.lillygrantoffice.com.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and CME Outfitters, LLC, gratefully acknowledge an educational grant from Pfizer Inc. in support of this CE symposium.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and CME Outfitters, LLC, gratefully acknowledge an educational grant from Shire Pharmaceuticals Inc. in support of this CE symposium.

Credit Information:
This activity offers CE credit for:

  • Physicians (ACCME/AMA PRA Category 1)
  • Nurses (CNE)
  • Pharmacists (ACPE)
  • Psychologists (APA)
  • Social Workers (NASW)
All other clinicians will either receive a CME Attendance Certificate or may choose any of the types of CE credit being offered.

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