Grand Rounds Schedule

Location: Online (via Zoom)

Date/Time: Thursdays, 10:30 am to Noon

Date Speaker/Title

September 9, 2021

Title: ACT II

Presenters: Jeffrey S. Akman, MD
Interim Chair, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief, Psychiatry Service, GWU Hospital

with Benedicto Borja, MD
Assistant Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Residency Training Program

and Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Medical Student Education

September 16, 2021

NO GRAND ROUNDS—Yom Kippur

September 23, 2021

HOSPITAL MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY CASE CONFERENCE – CLOSED SESSION

Presenters: Jacqueline Posada, MD; Assistant Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

with Eindra Khin Khin, MD; Assistant Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

and James Griffith, MD; Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

September 30, 2021

Stokes Endowed Lecture on Marriage, Family Life and Human Sexual Behavior

Title: ADDICTION IN LGBTQ+ COMMUNITIES AND CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE USE AMONG GAY MEN

Presenter: Petros Levounis, MD, MA

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry, and Associate Dean for Professional Development, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School; Chief of Service, University Hospital

October 7, 2021

Jerry M. Wiener, MD Endowed Lecture for Psychiatric Education

Title: PERSONALIZED PSYCHIATRY

Presenter: James B. Potash, MD, MPH

Henry Phipps Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department Director and Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Hospital

October 14, 2021

Title: WHAT IF THERE WAS NO STIGMA OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Presenter: Jeffrey A. Lieberman, MD

Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry,
Columbia University, Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons,
Director, New York State Psychiatric Institute; Psychiatrist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center

October 21, 2021

Title: SEEING THE WORLD THROUGH THE LENS OF MAGIC

Presenter: Daniel Z. Lieberman, MD

Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Vice Chair, Clinical Services

October 28, 2021

Title: BRINGING GLOBAL MENTAL HEALTH HOME: TASK SHARING PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS IN NEW YORK CITY

Presenter: Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD

Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry; Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Global Health and Anthropology; Director, Division of Mental Health, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

November 4, 2021

Seymour Perlin, MD Endowed Lecture in Suicidology

Title: LYME DISEASE, MENTAL DISORDERS, AND SUICIDE: A NATIONWIDE COHORT STUDY.

Presenter: Brian A. Fallon, MD

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry; Director, Center for Neuroinflammatory Disorders and Biobehavioral Medicine; Director, Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center; Department of Psychiatry; Columbia University

November 11, 2021

Seymour Perlin, MD Endowed Lecture in Suicidology

Title: OUR TREES STILL BEAR STRANGE FRUIT: MODERN-DAY LYNCHINGS IN THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE

Presenter: Jill Collen Jefferson, Esq.

Founder of Julian (Civil Rights and International Human Rights Law Firm)

November 18, 2021

Title: STRESS RELATED TO COVID IN FRONTLINE EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE WORKERS

Presenters: Janice Blanchard, MD, PhD

Professor, GW Department of Emergency Medicine; Chief, Health Policy Section

with Melissa McCarthy, ScD, MS

Professor of Health Policy and Emergency Medicine, GW Milken School of Public Health,

and James L. Griffith, MD, MS

Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Vice Chair, Academic Affairs;

November 25, 2021

NO GRAND ROUNDS--Thanksgiving

December 2, 2021

Daniel S. Prager, MD Endowed Lecture in Psychoanalysis

Title: QUEER DIAGNOSES: UPDATES ON GENDER DIAGNOSES IN THE ICD-11 AND DSM-5

Presenter: Jack Drescher, MD

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University
Adjunct Professor, New York University
Training & Supervising Analyst, W.A. White Institute

December 9, 2021

Title: FROM CHOLERA TO COVID19: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE IN IRAN’S PANDEMIC EXPERIENCE

Presenter: Amir Afkhami, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, GW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Director, Medical Student Education

December 16, 2021

Title: RACISM AND ANTI-BLACKNESS

Presenters: Yolanda C. Haywood, MD

Senior Associate Dean, Diversity and Faculty Affairs; Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine; Co-chair, GW Antiracism Coalition

and Grace Henry, EdD

Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion; Director, GW SMHS Office of Diversity and Inclusion; GW Anti-Racism Coalition Lead Process Manager

December 23, 2021

NO GRAND ROUNDS—Happy Holidays

December 30, 2021

NO GRAND ROUNDS—Happy New Year

ACCREDITATION

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to sponsor continuing education for physicians. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this continuing medical education activity for 1.5 credit hours in Category 1 of the Physicians' Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

CME certificates will not be issued on an activity-by-activity basis. However, a transcript of CME credits earned through GW grand rounds may be requested from the Office of Continuing Education in the Health Professions by calling 202-994-4285.