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May 4, 2018
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Physicians and leaders from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine will attend the 2018 American Psychiatric Association (APA) annual meeting in New York, NY from May 5 – 9.

NewYork-Presbyterian, in collaboration with its affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine, is the No. 4 hospital in the nation for psychiatry, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has consistently ranked among the top five hospitals for psychiatry over the last decade.

Below is a selection of novel research, treatments and policies across the field of psychiatry that will be presented by researchers and physicians from NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia and Weill Cornell Medicine.


Saturday, May 5

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Broadway North, Sixth Floor, Marriott Marquis
Schizophrenia Dissection by Five Anxiety and Depressive Subtype Comorbidities: Clinical Implications and Evolutionary Perspective
Jeffrey Paul Kahn, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Michael Hwang, MD – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Andre Veras, MD – Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Dolores Malaspina, MD – Mount Sinai School of Medicine

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Room 1E09 Javits Center
Outpatient Violence Risk Assessment: What Clinicians Need to Know
Abhishek Jain, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Columbia/Duffy, Marriott Marquis
Dr. H. Anonymous and the Legacy of John E. Fryer, MD
Jack Drescher, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Majestic, Marriott Marquis
Eating Disorders in Adolescents: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Research Update
Joanna Steinglass, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Matthew Shear, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Sean Kerrigan, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

8:00 AM–11:00 AM – Room 1A12 Javits Center
Diversity Issues in Psychotherapy
Deborah Cabaniss, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Sarah Oreck, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Rachel Talley, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
David Lopez, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Elizabeth Auchincloss, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Allan Tasman, MD – University of Louisville
Elise Snyder, MD – Yale School of Medicine

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Times Square, Marriott Marquis
Hikkomori: Recent Findings and their Relevance to American Psychiatry
Michael First, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Harlem Room, Marriott Marquis
Common Challenges in Assessing and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorders
Blair Simpson, MD PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Katherine Phillips, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Evan Reider, MD – NYU Langone Medical Center.
Sabine Wilhelm, PhD – Massachusetts General Hospital
Fugen Neziroglu, PhD – Northwell Health Hospital
Jamie Feusner, MD – UCLA Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Rooms 1A06/07, First Level, Javits Center
Lithium: The Old New Wonder Drug
James H Kocsis, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Crystal T Clark, MD – Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Melvin McInnis, MD – University of Michigan
James W Murrough, MD – Mount Sinai School of Medicine

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Rooms 1E12/13, First Level, Javits Center
Co-Occurring Mental Illness and Substance Use Disorders: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment
Jonathan Avery, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
John Warren Barnhill, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Room 1E06 Javits Center
No Mental Health Without Health? Perspectives and Policies on Preventive Care for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness
Mark Olfson, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Francine Cournos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Broadway North, Marriott Marquis
Culture Matters: The Impact of Culture and Bias on the Assessment and Treatment of First-Episode Psychosis
Tresha Gibbs, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A14 Javits Center
Immunotherapies in Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder
Ragy Girgis, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E07 Javits Center
Addressing the Challenges to Treatment Engagement of Individuals With Serious Mental Illness: New York State Initiatives
Lisa Dixon, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Iruma Bello, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E12/13 Javits Center
Choosing the Right Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
Frances Levin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Adam Bisaga, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Elias Dakwar, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Edward Nunes, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
John Mariani, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A03 Javits Center
Research to Practice Partnerships to Decrease Mental Health Treatment and Research Gaps
Milton Wainberg, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Cristiane Duarte, PhD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E11 Javits Center
What Is the Zero Suicide Model? What Are the Clinical Practices of the Zero Suicide Model?
Barbara Stanley, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Beth Brodsky, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Christa LaBouliere, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E14 Javits Center
Matrescence: The Psychological Birth of a Mother from Cognitive and Hormonal Changes to Intergenerational Psychodynamics
Catherine Monk, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Alexandra Sacks, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Elizabeth Fitelson, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E10 Javits Center
Prescriptions for Solving the Opioid Crisis: Advocacy, Clinical and Legislative Perspectives
Jeremy Kidd MD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Majestic/Music Box, Marriott Marquis
An Update on Geriatric Life Transitions: New Challenges for Older Adults
Katherine Shear, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Robert Abrams, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Caitlin Snow, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Nisha Mehta, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM – Broadway North/South, Marriott Marquis
West Side Story: The Mind and Music of Leonard Bernstein
Philip Muskin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Richard Kogan, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine

Sunday, May 6

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM – Rooms 3D06/07 Javits Center
Assessment and Management of Autism and Associated Psychopathology
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM – Rooms D04/09 Javits Center
Mind-Body and Breath Techniques for Stress, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD Military Trauma and Mass Disasters: Lecture and Experiential
Richard Brown, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM – Soho/Herald Marriott Marquis
Future of the DSM: An Update From the DSM Steering Committee
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Rooms 1A04/05 Javits Center
Representation Matters: Diversity Issues in Recruitment
Tresha Gibbs, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Patrice Malone, MD, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM -11:00 AM – Rooms 1A15-18 Javits Center
A Staggered Edge: Ethical, Legal, and Practical Challenges in End-Of-Life Care for Patients With Serious Mental Illness
Philip Muskin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Daniel Shalev, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jean-Marie Alves-Bradford, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jon Levenson, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E14 Javits Center
From Bench to Buprenorphine: The Role of Psychiatry Residencies and Fellowships in Addiction Psychiatry Training
Jeremy Kidd MD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E11, Javits Center
Suicide Prevention in Medical Settings
Mark Olfson, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Rooms 3D02/11 Javits Center
Treating Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Transference-Focused Psychotherapy
Eve Caligor, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Otto F Kernberg, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Frank Elton Yeomans, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center & Weill Cornell Medicine

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E15 Javits Center
A Debate on Pharmacogenetic Testing: Does it Have a Role in Clinical Practice
Ronald Winchel, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Joel Bernanke, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Room 1E06 Javits Center
Not Eating and Not on the Psychiatric Ward: Managing Anorexia Nervosa from a Consultation-Liaison Perspective- a Multidisciplinary Approach
Evelyn Attia, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ezra Gabbay, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Joanne Garduno, NP – NewYork-Presbyterian
Alyson Gorun, MD –Weill Cornell Medicine
Diego Real de Asua, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Janna Gordon-Elliott, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian
Sean Kerrigan, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Room 1A10 Javits Center
Recent Advances in Neuroscience: This Stuff is Really Cool
Melissa Arbuckle, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Soho Marriott Marquis
Challenges in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Prodromal and Early-Onset Psychosis in the Community Care Setting
Tresha Gibbs, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Colby Tyson, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ragy Girgis, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ilana Nossel, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Hall 3B, Third Level, Javits Center
Medical Students’ Attitudes Toward Torture, Revisited
Andrew Milewski – Weill Cornell Medicine[CA1]

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Rooms 3D03/10 Javits Center
Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Psychiatrists: A DBT Toolkit for Treating BPD
Barbara Stanley, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Beth Brodsky, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

12:30 PM – 4:30 PM – Rooms 3D02/11, Javits Center
The National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative (NNCI): Integrating Neuroscience Into the Clinical Practice of Psychiatry – a Practicum
Melissa Arbuckle, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1A14, Javits Center
Computational Psychiatry
Philip Muskin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E09, Javits Center
Reducing the Risk of People With Serious Mental Illness Going to Jail
Stephanie LeMelle, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Empire/Hudson, Marriott Marquis
Experimenter
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Steven Hyler, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1E12/13, Javits Center
Dementia Care Update
Davangere Devenand, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
George Alexopoulos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Dimitris Kiosses, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Mary Sano, PhD – Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jeremy L. Koppel, MD – Northwell Health Hospital

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A08 Javits Center
Maternal Mental Health: New Advances in Research to Help Women Now
Myrna Weissman, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Catherine Monk, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1A01/02 Javits Center
Climbing Out of Quicksand: Adapting the Critical Time Intervention (CTI) to High Utilizers of Psychiatric Emergency Room Services
Rachel Talley, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Anna Costakis, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Brian Youngblood, LCSW – NewYork-Presbyterian
Heather Straccia, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian& Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Mary Hanrahan – NewYork-Presbyterian

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A12 Javits Center
Innovations in Psychotherapy for PTSD: Beyond Exposure
John Markowitz, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Barbara Milrod, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Marylene Cloitre, PhD – NYU School of Medicine
Janice Krupnick, PhD – Georgetown University Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E07 Javits Center
Diagnosis and Treatment for Major Current Disorders
Adam Bisaga, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Herb Pardes, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian
Shannon Bennett, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
David Alan Brent, MD – University of Pittsburgh
Donald Charles Goff, MD – New York University Langone Medical Center
Helen S. Mayberg, MD – Mount Sinai School of Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E08, Javits Center
The Structured Clinical Interview for the DSM-5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders
Michael First, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Andrew Skodol, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
John Oldham, MD – Baylor College of Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A03, Javits Center
Come On, If you Were Suffering From Dissociative Identity Disorder I'd Have Noticed Something; Cross-Cultural Trauma-Informed Diagnosis and Treatment
Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – O’Neill Room, Marriott Marquis
Quality of Child Mental Health Care: Can Measurement Drive Improvement
Harold Pincus, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E10, Javits Center
Issues and Controversies Around Marijuana Use: What's the Buzz?
Deb Hasin, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Soho/Herald/Gramercy, Seventh Floor, Marriott Marquis
Innovations in Psychosomatic Medicine: Promoting Well-Being in the Medically Ill
Andrew J. Roth, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Janna S. Gordon-Elliott, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Yesne Alici, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Andrew Edelstein, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine
William Breitbart, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

Monday, May 7

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Broadway North, Sixth Floor, Marriott Marquis
Challenges in Treatment-Refractory Schizophrenia: Management of Comorbidity
Michael Hwang, MD – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Jeffrey Paul Kahn, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Jean-Pierre Lindenmayer, MD – NYU School of Medicine

8:00 AM – 9:30AM – Liberty, Eighth Floor, Marriott Marquis
Special Populations on Inpatient Psychiatric Units: Pregnant Patients, VIP Patients, and "Palliative" Psychiatric Cases
Benjamin Brody, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Julie B. Penzner, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Michael F. Walton, MD – New York University

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Astor Ballroom, Marriott Marquis
Coordinated Specialty Care for First-Episode Psychosis (FEP): Science-to-Service Updates
Lisa Dixon, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1A08 Javits Center
Psychiatric Genetics in Society: Hopes and Challenges Ahead
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Maya Sabatello, PhD, LLB – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1A10 Javits Center
Multimodal Predictors and Moderators of Treatment Response in Major Depression: First Results from the EMBARC Study
Myrna Weissman, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Liston Conor, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Empire/Hudson, Marriott Marquis
Reshuffling the Deck: Revising Sexual and Gender Diagnosis in ICD-11
Jack Drescher, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Geoffrey Reed, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Meg Kaplan, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Richard Krueger, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E17 Javits Center
Advancing the Integration of Behavioral Health Into Primary Care for Small Practices
Matthew Goldman, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Laurel Mayer, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Harold Pincus, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Harlem, Marriott Marquis
HIV/AIDS as a Chronic Disease: The Role of Psychiatrists Across Cultures
Francine Cournos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Milton Wainberg, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Warren Ng, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E11 Javits Center
National and State Clinical Efforts to Move Toward Zero Suicide
Christa Labouliere, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Mark Olfson, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E07 Javits Center
Healing the Body in Psychiatric Practice: Innovations in Psychosomatic Care
Brian Fallon, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Alla Landa, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Philip Muskin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Robert Feinstein, MD – University of Colorado School of Medicine

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Marquis Ballroom A, Marriott Marquis
Why Play Therapy? A Look At Play as the Premier Psychodynamic Treatment for Young Children
Pamela Meersand, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Alexander Kalogerakis, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Christine Anzieu-Premmereur, MD, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Maria Master, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Talia Hatzor, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Columbia/Duffy, Seventh Floor, Marriott Marquis
Building Resilience Through Applied Positive Psychiatry
Samantha Boardman, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Keri-Leigh Cassidy, MD – Dalhousie University
Olga Yashchuk, MD – Dalhousie University
Roy Abraham Kallivayalil, MD – Pushpagiri Institute of Medical Sciences
Kiran Rabheru, MD – University of Ottawa
Prasad Rao Gundugurti, MBBS – Asha Hospital

8:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Cantor/Jolson, Marriott Marquis
Avoiding Transition Cliffs: Navigating the Gap Between Child and Adult Mental Health Services for Transitional Age Youth
Cristiane Duarte PhD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Tresha Gibbs, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Rooms 1D 03/04 Javits Center
Media Matters: Communication Essentials for Patient Advocacy
Jeremy Kidd, MD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Hall 3B Javits Center
Poster Title: Selecting Between Two Dyadic Therapies for Child Behavioral Problems: Child Parent Psychotherapy and Parent Child Interaction Therapy
Frances Shin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Oliver Stroeh, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Liora Hoffman, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1A01-02 Javits Center
Rebuilding our Bridges: Using Quality Improvement and the Systems Based Practice Model to Address Systems and Physician Burnout
Carisa Kymissis, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Stephanie LeMelle, MD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Renu Culas, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian
Sarah Kaufmann, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Alexander Kane, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Marquis Ballroom A, Ninth Floor, Marriott Marquis
Innovative Models of Collaborative/Integrated Care: Training Child Psychiatrists and Pediatricians for the Future
Justin W. Mohatt, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Cori Green, MSc, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Sandra Fritsch, MD – Children's Hospital Colorado
Benjamin Miller, PsyD – University of Colorado Denver
Elise Michelle Fallucco, MD – UF Health Jacksonville
Elizabeth McCauley, PhD – Seattle Children's Hospital

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Alvin/Edison Marriott Marquis
Eroticism: Denial and Recovery
Eve Caligor, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Otto F Kernberg, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Susan Carole Vaughan, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Robert Michels, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1A10 Javits Center
Promoting Well-Being Among Women in the Current Political and Social Environment
Elizabeth Fitelson, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Westside Ballroom Marriott Marquis
Promoting Well-Being of African Americans: Tools to Treat Mental Health Needs and Promote Well-Being During Current the Social and Political Climate
Jean-Marie Alves-Bradford MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E06, Javits Center
Psychiatry in the General Hospital: Needs, Innovations and Challenges From the Early Career Perspective
Anna Dickerman, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Brian Eiss, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Anna Salajegheh, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Elana Friedman, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Janna Gordon-Elliott, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Liliya Gershengoren, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1E 12/13 Javits Center
Innovative Approaches to Quelling the Opioid Epidemic: From Plants to Implants
Sandra Comer, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Andrew Kruegel, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1A23-24 Javits Center
Using Neurobiology to Inform the Development of Novel Interventions for Depression
George Alexopoulos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian
Conor Liston, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Francis Lee, MD, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Jennifer Bress, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Marc Dubin, MD, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Faith Gunning, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Westside Ballroom Marriott Marquis
Complementary and Integrative Treatments in Psychiatric Practice
Richard Brown, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Philip Muskin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E07 Javits Center
Refusal of Lifesaving Medical Treatment Motivated by Suicidal Ideation: Ethical, Legal and Clinical Issues
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Room 1E11 Javits Center
The Gun Talk: How to have Effective and Meaningful Conversations with Patients and Families About Firearms
Abhishek Jain, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – 1E14 Javits Center
Safety Planning With the Suicidal Patient: A Basic Tool for Preventing Suicide and Managing Risk
Barbara Stanley, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Yael Holoshitz, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Tuesday, May 8

= 8:00 AM–9:30 AM – Room 1A10, First Level, Javits Center
Making a Parody of Parity? An Annual Update on the Continuing Struggle for Equitable Mental Health Care Coverage in the U.S.
Daniel Knoepflmacher, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Susan Gaber Lazar, MD – Washington Psychoanalytic Institute
Eric Martin Plakun, MD – Austen Riggs Center
Meiram Bendat – Psych-Appeal

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Room 1E09 Javits Center
Psychiatry in the Courts: APA Confronts Legal Issues of concern to the Field
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center


8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – 1E07 Javits Center
"Conflict" in Consultation: Psychodynamic Considerations in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
Anna Dickerman, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Janna Gordon-Elliott, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Simriti Chaudry, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Robert Weinreb, MD – University of California, San Diego
Henry Robert Bleier, MBA, MD – University of Pennsylvania

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Rooms 1A23/24 Javits Center
Advances in Psychotherapy for Personality Pathology: Treating Self and Interpersonal Functioning Across the Range of Severity
Eve Caligor, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Otto F Kernberg, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Frank Elton Yeomans, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
John Clarkin, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Barry Stern, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E14 Javits Center
Innovations in Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT): Across a Diagnostic Range
Myrna Weissman, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
John Markowitz, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Rooms 1D23/24 Javits Center
Global Mental Health Research and the Fogarty International Center's 50th Anniversary
Milton Wainberg, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Astor Room Marriott Marquis
The Management of Refractory Anxiety Disorders, OCD and PTSD: An Update
Blair Simpson, MD PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1A14 Javits Center
Mandatory Opioid Prescriber Education: Saving Lives? Or Wasting Time
Carl Erik Fisher, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Steven Hoge, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Room 1E09 Javits Center
Violence and Suicide: What Role Should Involuntary Treatment Play?
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Liberty Room Marriott Marquis
Cultural Competency and Cultural Nuances: How to Avoid Treatment Failures and Professional Burnout
Sherry Katz-Bearnot, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Lourdes M. Dominguez, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Case Series: Presentation of Internet Gaming Disorder in Adolescent Inpatients
Alma Spaniardi, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1A03 Javits Center
Advocacy 101
David Lowenthal, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Rachel Talley, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A14 Javits Center
Quick Fix or Road to Recovery? Concepts, Courts, and Clinical Concerns With Civil Commitment for Substance Abuse Disorders
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Abhishek Jain, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Carl Erik Fisher, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Liberty Room, Marriott Marquis
Cannabis Use in Europe and the U.S.
Meg Haney, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Frances Levin, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E09, Javits Center
Psychiatric Services Gold Star Paper: The Path to Sustainable Implementation for Digital Mental Health
Madelyn Gould PhD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Lisa Dixon, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E10, Javits Center
Biomarkers in Psychiatry: Current Status and Development
Liston Conor, MD – Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E10, Javits Center
“Love Is All You Need?”: LGBTQ Bullying and Suicide
Beth Belkin, MD, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Richard Randall Pleak, MD – Northwell Health Hospital
Lauren Adela Teverbaugh, MD – Tulane University
Myo Thwin Myint, MD – Tulane University
Mary Lynn Dell, MD – Nationwide Children's Hospital

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1E16, Javits Center
Medical History Mystery Lab
Francine Cournos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jon Levenson, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Astor Ballroom, Marriott Marquis
Frontiers in Research on the Neurobiology of Early Psychosis and Implications for Clinical Practice
Jeffrey Lieberman, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Michael First, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ragy Girgis, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Saurabh Somvanshi, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Scott Small, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Tresha Gibbs, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1A23/24, Javits Center
Addressing Physician Burnout and Depression: An Opportunity for Psychiatrists to Lead
Matthew Goldman, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Laurel Mayer, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Schubert/Uris, Marriott Marquis
Update on Childhood Psychiatric Disorders
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Rooms 3D03/10, Javits Center
Eating Disorders and Obesity for the General Psychiatrist
Evelyn Attia, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Michael Devlin, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Deborah Glasofer, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
B. Timothy Walsh, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Janet Schebendach, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Judith Korner MD, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Rooms 3D02/11 Javits Center
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Children and Adolescents and Never Had the Chance to Ask
Laura Mufson, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM – 3rd Floor Exhibit Hall, Javits Center
Poster Session:
Obsessions, Compulsions and Dietary Fat: Prognostic Implications in Anorexia Nervosa
Blair Uniacke, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Janet Schebendach, PhD, RD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
B. Timothy Walsh, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Seanjoo Lee, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jonathan Posner, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Joanna Steinglass, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Vitamins and Minerals as Adjunctive Therapy to Psychotropic Medication in Severely and Persistently Mentally Ill Patients
Poster Presenter: Barbara D. Bartlik, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Devina Dhirag Bhamray – St. George’s University
Sabeen Arif – Hunter College
Tania Sultana – Manhattan Psychiatric Center
Vittoria Turano – NYU Steinhardt, Department of Applied Psychology

Antidepressant Effects on the Pain Network in Patients With Depression
David Hellerstein, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center (presenting)
Patrick McGraph, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jonathan Stewart, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Yuanjia Wang, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jonathan Posner, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Predicting Antidepressant and Placebo Responses in Persistent Depression Using Resting-State MRI Functional Connectivity
Yuanjia Wang, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center (presenting)
David Hellerstein, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Bret Rutherford, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Patrick McGraph, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jonathan Stewart, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Distinctive Antidepressant and Placebo Effects in Depression on Topological Organization of Brain Structural Network
David Hellerstein, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center (presenting)
Patrick McGraph, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Jonathan Stewart, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Yuanjia Wang, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Broadway South, Marriott Marquis
Medical Cannabis: What Psychiatrists Should Know
Arthur Robin Williams MD, MBE – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Rooms 1E12/13, Javits Center
Marijuana and Mental Health (Meet the Author session)
Michael T. Compton, MD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Wednesday, May 9

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Rooms 1A19/20, Javits Center
From Concept to Publication: A Hands-on Workshop With Psychiatric Services Journal Editors
Lisa Dixon, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Roberto Lewis-Fernandez, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Francine Cournos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Thomas Stroup, MD, MPH – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM-12:00 PM – Rooms 3D03/10 Javits Center
Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
John Markowitz, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Rooms 1A21/22 Javits Center
Novel Approaches and New Directions in the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
Frank Elton Yeomans, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Broadway North, Marriott Marquis
Research Advances in the Pharmacotherapies for Opioid Use Disorders
Elias Dakwar, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E07, Javits Center
Mythbusters: Consultation-Liaison Doctors Separate Fact from Fiction
Peter Shapiro, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Room 1E11, Javits Center
Religion and Suicidality: Risk or Resilience
Ryan Lawrence, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Myrna Weissman, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Connie Svob, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Clayton McClintock, MTS (CU)

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Room 1E09 Javits Center
Legal and Ethical Issues of Pregnancy Management in Schizophrenics: The Dilemma of Affording Autonomy Versus Beneficence
Steven Hoge, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Majestic/Music Box, Marriott Marquis
New Approaches to an Old Problem: Targeting Eating Behavior to Improve Outcomes in Anorexia Nervosa
Joanna Steinglass, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Blair Uniacke, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Deborah Glasofer, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM – Liberty Room, Marriott Marquis
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Clinical Pearls for Practice
Agnes Whitaker, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Hannah Reed, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Katherine Stratigos, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Nina Tioleco, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E07 Javits Center
Constant Contact? Practical and Ethical Implications of Digital Medicine for the Patient-Psychiatrist Relationship
Paul Appelbaum, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM – Room 1E11 Javits Center
"13 Reasons Why"… or Why Not: The Impact of Adolescent Youth Suicide Portrayal in the Media on Youth Mental Health and Contagion
Madelyn Gould, PhD, MPH – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Rooms 1A23/24, Javits Center
Cornell ALACRITY Center: Implementing Neurobiologically Based Interventions for Mid- and Late- Life Depression in the Community
George Alexopoulos, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Dimitris Kiosses, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Jo Anne Sirey, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Patricia Marino, PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Richard Friedman, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Weill Cornell Medicine
Samprit Banerjee, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine

1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 1A10 Javits Center
The Role of the General Psychiatrist in the Management of Patients with Pain
Alla Landa, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Edward Nunes, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Room 3D01/12, Javits Center
Rhythm and Blues: An Introduction to Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (IPSRT)
John Markowitz, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Room 1E08, Javits Center
A Clinician's Guide to Personality Disorders Assessment: The Structured Interview of Personality Organization-R (STIPO-R) and the LPOq Self-Report
Eve Caligor, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
John Clarkin, PhD – Weill Cornell Medicine
Barry Stern, MD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Room 1E11 Javits Center
A Novel Inpatient Group Treatment for Suicidal Patients
Barbara Stanley, PhD – Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Yael Holoshitz, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Ravi DeSilva, MD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM – Rooms 1A06/07 Javits Center
Understanding Prejudice From Its Neural Foundations
Nasir Naqvi, MD PhD – NewYork-Presbyterian & Columbia University Irving Medical Center

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