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New! Both sessions now include new information on vaping.

Friday, October 25, 2019
Optional Pre-conference Workshops (Additional fee required)


Addiction Workshop

Director: Edwin Salsitz, MD, Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine

10:00 - 10:45 AM

The Neurobiology of Addiction: Understanding Addiction from the Inside Out

10:45 - 11:30 AM

Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

11:30 - 11:45 AM


11:45 AM - 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



1:15 PM

Lunch (Please note: This lunch and lunch symposium are open to attendees of either workshop, but only to workshop attendees.)


1:30 PM – 2:15 PM

Lunch Symposium (NON-CME)
An Update on the Management of Depressive, Manic, and Mixed Episodes of Bipolar I Disorder
Faculty: Paul E Keck, MD
Sponsored by: Allergan


Medical Cannabis for Psychiatrists: Science and Practice Workshop

Director: Kevin P. Hill, MD, MHS, Harvard Medical School

*Last 10-15 minutes of each session will be reserved for Q&A

2:30 - 3:30 PM

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

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Benefits and Risks of Medical Cannabis and Cannabidiol (CBD)

4:00 – 4:15 PM


4:15 – 4:45 PM

Benefits and Risks of Medical Cannabis and Cannabidiol (continued)

4:45 - 5:45 PM

Medical Cannabis: Practical Considerations for Psychiatric Clinicians and Hospitals

5:45 PM





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