December 6 - 8, 2020
The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, NV


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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Optional, Pre-conference Workshops  Limited space available.  First come. First served.

10:00 AM - 1:15 PM 

Optional Workshop: Addiction

Director: Edwin Salsitz, MD

2:30 PM - 5:45 PM

Optional Workshop: Medical Cannabis for Psychiatrists: Science and Practice

Director: Kevin P. Hill, MD


Sunday, December 8, 2019

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

7:15 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

8:15 AM - 8:30 AM

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 (1.0 Additional CME Credit)
Managing Tardive Dyskinesia: How Far Have We Come?

Faculty: Jonathan Meyer, MD and Thomas L. Schwartz, MD
Jointly provided by Global Medical Education and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

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 - 2:00 PM


2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

4:00 PM – 4:15 PM

Refreshment Break

4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Suicide Prevention
Sidney Zisook, MD

5:15 PM - 6:15 PM

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

6:15 PM

Evening Adjournment


Monday, December 9, 2019

6:45 AM

Breakfast / Exhibits

7:10 AM - 8:10 AM

Breakfast Symposium (Non-CME)
Using Powerful Tools to: Protect Against Lawsuit, Protect Your License & Increase Your Tax Savings
Speaker: Natalyn Lewis
Sponsored by: Legally Mine

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

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

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Morning Symposium (1.0 Additional CME Credit)
Towards a Better Understanding of Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia

Faculty: Donald Black, MD and Christoph Correll, MD
Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Global Medical Education and in partnership with myCME/Haymarket Medical Education

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Break / Exhibits

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

Make Decisions About Psychotropic Drugs in Pregnancy
Vivien K. Burt, MD, PhD

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

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

12:45 PM - 1:00 PM


1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Luncheon Symposium (Non-CME)
Bipolar Depression in Adults: Presentation, Diagnosis, and Treatment - The Pervasive Impact on Patients' Lives

Faculty: Gerald A. Maguire, MD
Sponsored by: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Dessert / Exhibits

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Making Sense of Mild TBI
Thomas W. McAllister, MD

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders
Patricia Westmoreland, MD

6:30 PM

Evening Adjournment


Sunovion Scientific Poster Reception
RSVP Required (limited attendance)


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

7:15 AM


8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

Mass Murders and Gun Violence
Phillip J. Resnick, MD

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Morning Symposium (1.25 Additional CME Credits)
Challenging Cases in the Management of Bipolar Depression: What Would You Do?

Faculty: John L. Beyer, MD and Kiki D. Chang, MD
This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and CMEology.
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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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