The Semel Institute (Google Map) at UCLA is pleased to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds, our weekly educational conference that brings you cutting-edge information about the clinical neurosciences, human behavior, and mental health care. The conferences are held in the West Auditorium at the Institute on the UCLA campus, and have been webcast online since 1996 with streaming video.

"We hope you'll attend these programs in person whenever possible, and use the webcast and podcast editions to enhance your learning experience."
-- Ian A. Cook, MD, Course Director

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October 13, 2015
Resident "HEAD" Talks

Confronting Uncertainty and Self-Doubt in Psychiatric Training - Eric Noble
Don't Dice with Spice! The Threat of of Emerging Drugs of Abuse: Clinical, Legal and Policy Solutions" - Neil Paterson
The Omitted Remedy - Galya Rees
Intuition as a Vital Tool in Diagnosis and Treatment of Psychiatric Illness - Hannah Roggenkamp

October 20, 2015
Smoking Cessation in the Psychiatrically Ill

Douglas Ziedonis, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry
University of Massachusetts Medical School & UMass Memorial Health Care

October 27, 2015
The Social Neuroscience of Schizophrenia: Which Systems Work and Which Don't?

Michael Green, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA
Director, Treatment Unit, MIRECC
VA Greater Los Angeles Health System

November 3, 2015
Improving the Quality of Care for Those with Serious Mental Illness

Erin Kelly, Ph.D.
Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA

November 10, 2015
Functional Connectivity Changes Associated with ECT Response and ECT Neurocognitive Impairment

Erin Kelly, Ph.D.
Christopher Abbott, M.D
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Medical Director, Seniors Clinic and Electroconvulsive Therapy Service
University of New Mexico

November 17, 2015
Understanding and Treating Tobacco and Cannabis Addiction in Schizophrenia: In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Tony George, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry
Co-Director, Division of Brain and Therapeutics
Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

November 24, 2015

December 1, 2015
Sports Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

Meeryo C. Choe, MD
Health Sciences Assistant Professor
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Mattel Children's Hospital, UCLA
UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program
UCLA Brain Injury Research Center

December 8, 2015
The Transgender Patient

Vernon Rosario, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

December 15, 2015
Oral Contraceptives and Brain Function

Nicole Petersen
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry
Laboratory of Molecular Neuroimaging, UCLA

December 22, 2015

December 29, 2015