The Semel Institute (Google Map) at UCLA is pleased to present Psychiatry Grand Rounds, our weekly educational conference that brings you cutting-edge information about the clinical neurosciences, human behavior, and mental health care. The conferences are held in the West Auditorium at the Institute on the UCLA campus, and have been webcast online since 1996 with streaming video.

"We hope you'll attend these programs in person whenever possible, and use the webcast and podcast editions to enhance your learning experience."
-- Ian A. Cook, MD, Course Director

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January 5, 2016
WINTER HOLIDAY - NO GRAND ROUNDS

January 19, 2016
Martin Luther King Holiday - NO GRAND ROUNDS

February 9, 2016
ECT: Revered or Reviled?

Charles Kellner, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry for the Mount Sinai Behavioral Health System
Director, ECT Service
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY

March 1, 2016
Schizophrenia

Stephen Marder, M.D.
Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Director, MIRECC
VA Greater Los Angeles Health System

March 15, 2016
No Grand Rounds (Resident Psycotherapy Exams)

March 22, 2016
No Grand Rounds (Resident Psycotherapy Exams)

March 29, 2016
Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Older Adults

Gary Small, M.D.
Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging
Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry
Director, UCLA Longevity Center
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles

David Sultzer, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of California, Los Angeles

Jeff Bronstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Toxicology, Neurology
University of California, Los Angeles

Lon Schneider, M.D.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Southern California

April 12, 2016
No Grand Rounds (Friends of Semel Fundraising Event)

April 19, 2016
DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER SERIES: Psychiatric Genetics: Current Perspectives

Kenneth Kendler, M.D.
Rachel Brown Banks Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry
Virginia Commonwealth University
Director, Psychiatric Genetics Research Program
Director, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics

May 10, 2016
NO GRAND ROUNDS (due to Society of Biological Psychiatry Meeting)

May 17, 2016
NO GRAND ROUNDS (due to American Psychiatric Association Meeting)

May 24, 2016
Greenblatt Memorial Lecture

Patricia Lester, M.D.
Director, Nathanson Family Resilience Center
Medical Director, Child and Family Trauma Service
Jane and Marc Nathanson Family Professor of Psychiatry
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA

May 31, 2016
NO GRAND ROUNDS (due to Memorial Day holiday)

June 7, 2016
Treatment of Insomnia

Alon Avidan, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Department of Neurology
Director, UCLA Sleep Disorders Center
Director, UCLA Neurology Clinic
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA