UCSF faculty, trainees, and fellows to take part in the 174th APA Annual Meeting

By Nicholas Roznovsky

The in-person portion of this year's American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

The first portion of the 174th Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) will be held Saturday, May 21–Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, marking the organization's first in-person gathering since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the in-person event in New Orleans, additional sessions will be conducted entirely online Tuesday, June 7– Friday, June 10, 2022.

Numerous current and former UCSF Psychiatry faculty members and trainees will be in attendance during both portions of the annual meeting, including the following current UCSF faculty and trainees scheduled to contribute at one or more sessions:

Saturday, May 21 (New Orleans)

  • Steven Chan, MD, MBA (presenter) – Digital Psychiatry, Part 2: Work-Life Integration in the Virtual World During the Pandemic: Patient and Providers (10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CDT, Rooms 388–390)
  • Steven Chan, MD, MBA (presenter) – Digital Psychiatry, Part 4: ABCs: Apps, Bots, and Clinical Interventions Offered by Technology (4:00–5:30 p.m. CDT, Rooms 388–390)
  • Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv (presenter) – COVID-19, Climate Change, and Politics, Oh My! Disaster Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health (4:00–5:00 p.m. CDT, Room 296)
  • Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv (co-author) – To Help Children Fight a Monster, You Need to Speak Their Language: Creating a Children's Animated Ebook in Spanish Addressing PTSD (3:00–4:00 p.m. CDT, Poster Presentations)
  • Matthew Hirschtritt, MD, MPH (co-author) – Changes in Acute Psychiatric Care Utilization After Participation in an Intensive Outpatient Program for Patients with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (3:00–4:00 p.m. CDT, Poster Presentations)
  • Jacob Izenberg, MD (presenter)How Federal Legislation Can Improve Mental Health in America: Major Acts with Impacts on the Social Determinants of Mental Health (8:00–9:30 a.m. CDT, Room 288)
     

Sunday, May 22 (New Orleans)

Monday, May 23 (New Orleans)

  • Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv (presenter)The Structural Determinants of Mental Health: Clinical Care, Education, and Research (1:30–3:00 p.m. CDT, Room 290)
  • Alison Hwong, MD, PhD (poster presenter) – Breast Cancer Screening Among Publicly Insured Women with Schizophrenia (3:00–4:00 p.m. CDT, Poster Presentations)
  • Ramotse Saunders, MD (co-author) – Gabapentin for GHB Withdrawal: A Case Report (3:00–4:00 p.m. CDT, Poster Presentations)
     

Tuesday, May 24 (New Orleans)

Wednesday, May 25 (New Orleans)

  • Jeffrey DeVido, MD (presenter) – Motivational Interviewing: Practice Your Skills, Change Your Practice (8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CDT, Rooms 393–396, advance registration required)
  • Ramotse Saunders, MD (chair) – Double Minorities: Exploring Systemic Barriers Against Non-U.S. International Medical Graduates in Academic Psychiatry (1:30–3:00 p.m. CDT, Room 290)
     

Wednesday, June 8 (Virtual)

  • Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv (presenter)The Structural Determinants of Mental Health: Clinical Care, Education, and Research (1:30–3:00 p.m. PDT)
  • Matthew Goldman, MD, MS (presenter)Advancing Health Equity Through Crisis Services: Focus on Data and Quality (1:30–3:00 p.m. PDT)
  • Bruce Miller, MD (presenter) – Frontotemporal Dementia: The Interface of Neurology and Psychiatry (10:00–11:30 a.m. PDT)
     

Thursday, June 9 (Virtual)

  • Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH, MDiv (presenter)COVID-19, Climate Change, and Politics, Oh My! Disaster Psychiatry and Youth Mental Health (10:00–11:30 a.m. PDT)
     

Friday, June 10 (Virtual)

  • Matthew Goldman, MD, MS (presenter)Addressing the Physical Health Needs of Patients with SMI: Emerging Roles for Psychiatrists (11:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. PDT)
  • Ramotse Saunders, MD (chair)Double Minorities: Exploring Systemic Barriers Against Non-U.S. International Medical Graduates in Academic Psychiatry (10:00–11:30 a.m. PDT)
     

Schedule information provided by the American Psychiatric Association. Events taking place in New Orleans are listed using Central Daylight Time (CDT). Events taking place virtually are listed using Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Presenters and presentations are subject to change without prior notice.
 


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