UCSF Psychiatry experts to take part in the 64th AACAP Annual Meeting

Staff reports

Washington, DC

This year's AACAP Annual Meeting will be held in the nation's capital.

The 64th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) will be held Monday, October 23 – Saturday, October 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Numerous current and former UCSF faculty members and trainees will be in attendance, including the following scheduled to contribute at one or more sessions:

Tuesday, October 24

  • Khyati Brahmbhatt, MD (co-chair) – Clinical Perspectives 11.3: Integrating Care Across the Subspecialty Pediatric Continuum: Experience From the University of California, San Francisco in Pediatric Epilepsy (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Eva C. Ihle, MD, PhD – Symposium 3.4: Post-traumatic Growth in Hospitalized Children and Adolescents (9:00 a.m.-noon)
  • Eva C. Ihle, MD, PhD – Clinical Perspectives 11.1: Enhancing Resilience in Hospitalized Children and Adolescents (1:30-4:30 p.m.)

Wednesday, October 25

Thursday, October 26

Special Reception - Evening of Thursday, October 26

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry is hosting a reception for UCSF faculty, trainees, alumni, and friends on the evening of Thursday, October 26 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel's Empire Patio beginning at 6:00 p.m. The reception is free, but an RSVP is requested for planning purposes.

​Friday, October 27

  • Khyati Brahmbhatt, MD (co-chair) – Clinical Perspectives 63.5: Standardizing Families Assessments and Interventions: Pathways in Care of Somatic Symptom and Relates Disorders (8:30-11:30 a.m.)
  • Robert L. Hendren, DO – Institute 7.3: Recognizing the Behavioral Phenotype in Neurogenetic Syndromes and Potential Interventions (10:15-11:15 a.m.)
  • Robert L. Hendren, DO; Bennett L. Leventhal, MD – New Research Poster 5.30: Prospective, Observational Cohort Study of Jake®, an Autism Knowledge Engine: Correlation of Behavior Ratings With Eye Tracking (9:30 a.m.-noon)
  • Stephen P. Hinshaw, PhD – Symposium 21.4: Turning Points in the Lives of Youth With/Without Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Are They Linked to Changes in Substance Use? (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Eva C. Ihle, MD, PhD – Clinical Perspectives 70.3: Catatonia in Adolescents With Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Diagnostic and Treatment Challenges (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Devanand Manoli, MD, PhD – Symposium 18.3: Genetic Models for Social Attachment Deficits in Mental Illness (8:30-11:30 a.m.)
  • Matthew W. State, MD, PhD (discussant) – Symposium 18.5: Progress in the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Genes to Emerging Neurobiology (8:30-11:30 a.m.)

Saturday, October 28

  • Khyati Brahmbhatt, MD (chair) – Member Services Forum 20: Pathways in Clinical Care (PaCC): Standardizing Mental Health Care in Pediatric Inpatient Settings (8:30-11:30 a.m.)
  • Caitlin R. Costello, MD (chair); Bennett L. Leventhal, MD (discussant) – Clinical Perspectives 82: Protecting Youth Online: The Law, the Risks, and Clinicians' Roles (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Caitlin R. Costello, MD – Clinical Perspectives 82.1: Social Media, Youth, and the Law: Legal Risks and Protection for Young People Interacting Online (1:30-4:30 p.m.)
  • Robert L. Hendren, DO – Clinical Perspectives 78.2: Complementary and Integrative Medicine in the Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder (8:30-11:30 a.m.)
  • Bennett L. Leventhal, MD – Committee Meeting: AACAP Council Meeting 3 (8:30-11:30 a.m.)

Schedule information provided by the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Presenters and presentations are subject to change without prior notice.

About UCSF Psychiatry

The UCSF Department of Psychiatry and the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute are among the nation's foremost resources in the fields of child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric mental health. Together they constitute one of the largest departments in the UCSF School of Medicine and the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, with a mission focused on research (basic, translational, clinical), teaching, patient care, and public service.

UCSF Psychiatry conducts its clinical, educational and research efforts at a variety of locations in Northern California, including UCSF campuses at Parnassus Heights, Mission Bay and Laurel Heights, UCSF Medical Center, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, the San Francisco VA Health Care System, and UCSF Fresno.

About the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

The UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences, established by the extraordinary generosity of Joan and Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill, brings together world-class researchers with top-ranked physicians to solve some of the most complex challenges in the human brain.

The UCSF Weill Institute leverages UCSF’s unrivaled bench-to-bedside excellence in the neurosciences. It unites three UCSF departments—Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurological Surgery—that are highly esteemed for both patient care and research, as well as the Neuroscience Graduate Program, a cross-disciplinary alliance of nearly 100 UCSF faculty members from 15 basic-science departments, as well as the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, a multidisciplinary research center focused on finding effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders.

About UCSF

UC San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It includes top-ranked graduate schools of dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy; a graduate division with nationally renowned programs in basic, biomedical, translational and population sciences; and a preeminent biomedical research enterprise. It also includes UCSF Health, which comprises top-ranked hospitals – UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland – and other partner and affiliated hospitals and healthcare providers throughout the Bay Area.