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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

About Our Grand Rounds

The Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds series presents local and nationally-renowned clinicians, researchers, and educators. Grand Rounds typically occur the first and third Wednesday of each month, September 2023 through May 2024.

Lectures may be presented in-person, virtually, or both - presentation availability will be noted in the schedule below. Presentations recordings may be made available at the discretion of the presenters. CME credits and the CME process are the same for either in-person or virtual participation. 

Event Details

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, 12:00 - 1:00 PM (MT), In-person or virtually

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Upcoming Grand Rounds

Benjamin R. Lewis MD headshot

Wednesday, December 6

12:00 - 1:00 pm (MST)

"Psychedelic-Assisted Therapies: Promise, Challenges, and Current Research at HMHI" presented by Benjamin R. Lewis MD

Dr. Lewis is an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Huntsman Mental Health Institute. He is interested in strategies to enhance and sustain therapeutic outcomes with psychedelic-assisted therapies as well models of expanding access and scalability. View profile.

Calendar of Events

January 3, 2024

Gregg F. Martin, PhD  

Major General, US Army (Ret.)  

Author of BIPOLAR GENERAL: My Forever War with Mental Illness

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January 17, 2024

Richard Ferguson MD, MBA 

Chief Medical Officer, Health Choice Utah 

President-Black Physicians of Utah (BPOU) 

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February 7, 2024

Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD 

Matthew P. Nemeroff Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 

Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences Director, Institute of Early Life Adversity Research 

Dell Medical School, The University of Texas at Austin 

President, Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) 

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February 21, 2024

Paula Smith, PhD 

Associate Professor 

Educational Leadership & Policy 

University of Utah 

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March 6, 2024

Charles L. Scott, MD 

Chief, Division of Psychiatry and the Law 

Professor of Clinical Psychiatry 

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of California, Davis Medical Center – Sacramento 

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March 20, 2024

Zhexing Wen, PhD 

Associate Professor 
Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cell Biology, and Neurology 
Emory University School of Medicine 

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April 3, 2024

Jürgen Unützer, MD, MA, MPH 

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 

Director; Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions 

Paul G Ramsey Endowed Chair for Brain Health Solutions, University of Washington 

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April 17, 2024

Christian Thurstone, MD 

Director, Behavioral Health Services, Denver Health 

Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine 

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May 1, 2024

Marlene P. Freeman, MD 

Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry 

Director of Clinical Services and Associate Director, Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health, Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry  

Abra Prentice Foundation Chair in Women’s Mental Health 

Medical Director, MGH Clinical Trials Network and Institute 

Editor in Chief, The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry 

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May 15, 2024

Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD 

Jerrold F. Rosenbaum Endowed Chair in Psychiatry 

Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 

Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 

Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, MGH Center for Genomic Medicine 

Associate Chief for Research, Department of Psychiatry, MGH 

Director, Center for Precision Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, MGH 

Director, Omics Unit, MGH Division of Clinical Research 

Director, Mass General Brigham Training Program in Precision and Genomic Medicine, 

Associate Member, Broad Institute 

President, International Society of Psychiatric Genetics 

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May 29, 2024

Mary Ann Villarreal, PhD 

Vice President for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 

University of Utah 

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