Consultation-liaison psychiatry, previously known as psychosomatic medicine, has a long history. And that history, said Thomas Wise, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SMHS, is important to reflect on to learn how to advance the field.
Cultural identity and the understanding of one’s self play into how the brain processes information and in how violence is motivated by one’s identity, topics discussed at the GW Department of Psychiatry’s most recent Grand Rounds.
Sangeeta, Ramesh, Asha. Those are names of children whose lives were restored thanks to Brandon Kohrt, MD, PhD, RESD ’13, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences. Kohrt told their stories at his installment as the Charles and Sonia Akman Professor in Global Psychiatry.
Attending faculty of the Five Trimesters clinic Dr. Julia Frank MD and Dr. Pooja Lakshmin MD, and psychiatry residents Dr. Linda Ojo and Stefani Reinhold from the GWU Psychiatry department presented their research at the World Congress on Womens Mental Health in Dublin, Ireland. The conference was held by the International Association for Women’s Mental Health from March 6-9, 2017.
SMHS is one of the only schools to incorporate a transgender session in their curriculum and recently a committee was created to improve care for transgender patients. Professors in the medical school said GW is leading the industry in LGBT research and education in an effort to produce "culturally competent" doctors.
For the third year in a row, the George Washington University (GW) Psychiatry Residency Program has partnered with Fairfax Mental Health to provide low-fee mental health services to current college students in the Northern Virginia communities.
WASHINGTON – Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences (CPNAS) and The New Theater of Medicine (TNTM) announce a staged theatrical reading with music of Jeffrey Allen Steiger’s Tangles.
The American College of Psychiatrists has announced the recipients of its 2016 awards, which will be presented at The College’s Annual Meeting in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico on February 20, 2016.