UCSF faculty, trainees, and fellows to take part in the 170th APA Annual Meeting

By Nicholas Roznovsky

San Diego skyline

This year's American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, Calif.

The 170th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will be held Saturday, May 20-Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at the San Diego Convention Center. Numerous current and former UCSF Psychiatry faculty members and trainees will be in attendance, including the following scheduled to contribute at one or more sessions:

Saturday, May 20

  • Steven L. Batki, MD (chair) - Workshop: Medications for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder in Patients With Co-Occurring Psychiatric Disorders (1:30 p.m., Room 25C, Upper Level)
  • Andrew Booty, MD - Symposium: Patient Suicide in Residency Training: The Ripple Effect (2 p.m., Room 28C, Upper Level)
  • James Bourgeois, OD, MD - Symposium: Physician-Assisted Death (PAD): Challenges of the Psychiatrist's Role (2 p.m., Room 29A, Upper Level)
  • Ellen Haller, MD - Award: 2017 APA Assembly Award for Excellence in Service and Advocacy (7 a.m., Ballroom 6E, Upper Level)
  • Mardi Horowitz, MD - Advances in Psychiatry Session: Advances in Long-Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (8 a.m., Room 30B, Upper Level)
  • Lawrence E. Kaplan, DO - Symposium: Physician-Assisted Death (PAD): Challenges of the Psychiatrist's Role (2 p.m., Room 29A, Upper Level)
  • Daniel Lindqvist, MD, PhD - Symposium: Advancing Biological Markers for PTSD (8 a.m., Room 30A, Upper Level)
  • Charles Marmar, MD (co-chair) - Symposium: Advancing Biological Markers for PTSD (8 a.m., Room 30A, Upper Level)

Sunday, May 21

  • Vivek Datta, MD, MPH (co-chair) - Workshop: What's New in Neuropsychiatry? A Primer for General Psychiatrists (10 a.m., Room 30D, Upper Level)
  • Tiffany Ho, MD - Workshop: The Role of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in Collaborative Care Settings: A New Frontier (1:30 p.m., Room 28D, Upper Level)
  • James H. Reich, MD, MPH (chair) - Symposium: Personality and Syndrome Disorders: It Is All in How You Look at It (8 a.m., Room 25A, Upper Level)
  • Victor I. Reus, MD - Symposium: New Guideline Recommendations for Strengthening Psychiatric Practice (8 a.m., Room 29C, Upper Level)

Monday, May 22

  • Celso Arango, MD, PhD - Poster Session 5: Effectiveness of Lurasidone in Adolescents With Schizophrenia: Interim Analysis of a 24-Month, Open-Label Extension Study (10 a.m., Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level)
  • Aislinn Bird, MD, MPH - Poster Session 6: "Do I Have to Do This Every Time?" Implementing a PTSD Screening Instrument in an FQHC Screening That Serves People Experiencing Homelessness (2 p.m., Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level)
  • James Bourgeois, OD, MD - Case Conference: Should a Patient With Non-Terminal Psychiatric Illness Be Given Access to Physician-Assisted Suicide? A Case Discussion (8 a.m., Room 23C, Upper Level)
  • Renée L. Binder, MD - Advances in Research Session: Advances in Research and Programs Reducing Psychiatric Service Demand (8 a.m., Room 28D, Upper Level)
  • Kory B. Combs, MD - Poster Session 6: Continuing Antipsychotic Medications for Newly Incarcerated Patients (2 p.m., Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level)
  • Charles Marmar, MD - Symposium: Treating Co-Occurring Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Alcohol Use Disorder (2 p.m., Room 25C, Upper Level)
  • Sudha Prathikanti, MD - Rapid-Fire Talk: Focus on Bipolar and Related Disorders: Treating Major Depression With Yoga: A Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial (8:40 a.m., Room 27B, Upper Level)
  • Lowell Tong, MD (chair) - Vestermark Award Lecture: Promoting Physician Competence Across the Lifespan: Targeted Lifelong Learning and Continuous Practice Assessment and Improvement (3:30 p.m., Room 33C, Upper Level)
  • Owen Wolkowitz, MD (co-chair) - Symposium: Accelerated Biological Aging in Serious Mental Illnesses: Are These Disorders of the Whole Body and Not of the Brain Only? (2 p.m., Room 31C, Upper Level)

Special Reception - Evening of Monday, May 22

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is hosting a reception for UCSF faculty, trainees, alumni, and friends on the evening of Monday, May 22, at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum's Chuang Archive and Learning Center. The free reception begins at 7:00 p.m., and no registration is required. Join us!


Tuesday, May 23

  • Elie Aoun, MD (co-chair) - Workshop: The Use of Medication-Assisted Treatment and Behavioral Strategies to Treat Adolescents With Substance Use Disorders (10 a.m., Room 25B, Upper Level)
  • Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS (co-chair) - Media Workshop: Lessons From the Birth of the Women's Movement for Today's Women's Health and Health Equity: The Film "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" (8 a.m., Room 26A, Upper Level)

Wednesday, May 24

  • Anton Bland, MD - Workshop: The Role of Psychiatrists in Integrating Substance Use Disorder Treatment Into General Medical Settings (10 a.m., Room 25B, Upper Level)

Schedule information provided by the American Psychiatric Association. Presenters and presentations are subject to change without prior notice.