Psychiatry Grand Rounds

2018 - 2019 Schedule

Wednesdays 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Unless otherwise noted, all presentations are held at Banner - University Medical Center South (BUMCS), Behavioral Health Pavilion, Room 1233 only.


Sponsored by The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson.

The objective of Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on a variety of psychiatric topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence, and patient care. 


The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation, such as sign language interpreter, by contacting Manuel Acuna at (520) 626-3626 or Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation.

For a transcript of your CME hours, please contact the Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME): (520) 626-7832 or

Continuing this year:
Chairman's Psychiatric Grand Rounds are held monthly and are reserved for psychiatric resident/trainee presentations and resident/trainee educational purposes. These presentation are not eligible for CME credit

Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (QIPS) fka Mortality & Morbidity (M&M) conferences will be held throughout the academic year and will be open Department of Psychiatry members only and will not be videotaped for future viewing.

Not able to attend the live presentation: Did you know? 

Our Grand Rounds and Chairman Psychiatric Grand Rounds are videotaped and can be viewed here.  Please note that only live attendance at the location listed above is eligible for CME Credit. Be sure to sign the attendance sheet and complete the online evaluation.

"Internal Family Systems"
Dick Schwartz, PhD

"Breastfeeding and Women's Mental Health"
Julie Demetree, MD

"Sleep Loss, Cognitive Impairment, and Individual Differences: Implications for Psychiatric Disorders"
Brienn Satterfield, PhD

"Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (QIPS)"
Elisa Gumm, MD & Nick Ahrendt, MD

"Clinical and Sport Psychology Services: Innovative Approaches to Working with Collegiate Student Athletes"
Amy Athey, Psy-D., CPMC

"Neurocircuitry of the Amygdala - Implications for Pathophysiology of Psychiatric Conditions"
Eric Taylor, MD

"Approaches to Pain Management in the Behavioral Health Setting"
Carie Baumann, FNP-C

"Adolescent Suicidality: Not just Who but When"
Chad McWhinnie, PhD.

"Telepsychiatry: Scope, practices and implications across models of care"
Ujjwal Ramtekkar, MD, MBA, MPE, FAACAP
Child & Adolescent Psychaitry
Ohio StateUniversity

Jasleen Chhatwal, MD

"What is PANS? What is known and what is now known, and what can we do?"
Peter Klinger, MD

"Diagnosing Bipolar - Beyond the DSM-5"
William Gordon, PNP

"Creating a healthy habitat by offering Homes, Community, and Hope"
T. Van Hook, CEO of Habitat for Hummanity Tucson

"Neuro Law & Juvenile Justice"
Sutapa Dube, MD

Eric Taylor, MD

"Opioid Use Disorder: Buprenorphine"
Elisa Gumm, DO

"Evidence-based Crisis Interventions for Children who have Experienced Trauma"
Michael Sulkowski, PhD

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