December 8 - 10, 2019

Encore at Wynn Las Vegas

Agenda

Agenda and faculty subject to change. Please check back for updates.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Optional Pre-conference Addiction Workshop

Directed by: Edwin Salsitz, MD

10:00 - 10:45 AM

The Neurobiology of Addiction: Understanding Addiction from the Inside Out

10:45 - 11:30 PM

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

11:30 - 11:45 PM

Break

11:45 - 12:30 PM

Special Populations: Pregnant, Adolescents and Elderly Addicted Populations

12:30 - 1:15 PM

Interesting Case Presentations with Discussion and Q&A

1:15 PM

Adjournment

Medical Cannabis for Psychiatrists: Science and Practice Workshop

Director: Kevin P. Hill, MD
(The last 10-15 minutes of each session will be used for Q & A)

2:30 - 3:30 PM

The Unbiased Truth: The Science of Cannabis in the Context of Changing Policy     

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Benefits and Risks of Medical Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD)

4:30 - 5:30 PM 

Medical Cannabis: Practical Considerations for Primary Care
Clinicians and Hospitals

5:30 PM   

Adjournment

 

Sunday, December 8, 2019

(The last 10-15 minutes of each session will be used for Q & A)

6:45 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome
Richard Balon, MD

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Novel and Unconventional Treatments of Schizophrenia and Related Psychoses
Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium 

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break / Exhibits

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Serious Medical Side-Effects of Antipsychotic Drugs
Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Recent Developments in the Treatment of Late-Life Mood Disorders
George T. Grossberg, MD

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Dessert / Exhibits

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Update on What’s New in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
George T. Grossberg, MD

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Incorporating the Science of Inflammation into the Pharmacologic Treatment of Depression
Charles L. Raison, MD

4:45 PM – 5:00 PM

Refreshment Break

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Suicide Prevention
Sidney Zisook, MD

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Understanding the Risks and Benefits of Standard Antidepressants
Charles L. Raison, MD

7:00 PM

Evening Adjournment

 

Monday, December 9, 2019

6:45 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Burning Bright, Not Out: Physician Burnout, Depression and Suicide Prevention
Sidney Zisook, MD

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Break / Exhibits

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Perinatal Psychiatry: Helping Patients Make Decisions About Psychotropic Drugs in Pregnancy
Vivien K. Burt, MD, PhD

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Diagnosis and Treatment of Challenging Behaviors After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Thomas W. McAllister, MD

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Lunch

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Luncheon Symposium

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Dessert / Exhibits

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Blue Moods and Hot Flashes: Treating Perimenopausal Depression
Vivien K. Burt, MD, PhD

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Treatment Options for Patients with Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders (SEED)
Patricia Westmoreland, MD

4:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Making Sense of Mild TBI
Thomas W. McAllister, MD

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders
Patricia Westmoreland, MD

6:45 PM

Evening Adjournment

   

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

6:45 AM

Breakfast

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Mass Murders and Gun Violence
Phillip J. Resnick, MD

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM 

Refreshment Break

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Behavioral Addictions: Diagnosis and Clinical Management
Donald W. Black, MD

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Risk Assessment for Violence
Phillip J. Resnick, MD

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Gambling Disorder: Against the Odds
Donald W. Black, MD

1:45 PM

Conference Adjournment

   

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