Grand Rounds

Psychiatry Grand Rounds lectures are presented on Fridays from 11 am to noon during the academic year (September through June). The schedule posted here lists the dates, speakers, and the general topics. Titles and learning objectives for each lecture will be available approximately one week beforehand.

Many but not all Grand Rounds lectures are viewable as a webcast via the link below. Please note that off-line viewing of the webcast does not provide CME credit.

CME credit is only available to UConn Health or UConn Health-affiliated faculty and staff who meet the following criteria:

  1. View the webcast live
  2. Send an email to during the live webcast indicating their attendance
  3. Complete an online evaluation distributed by the UConn Health CME office
20152016 Psychiatry Grand Rounds Schedule

Information subject to change. (Last update July 23, 2015)

Topic (Subject to change*)
September 4, 2015 Irving Kirsch, Ph.D., Harvard Placebo Effect in Psychopharm Trials
September 11, 2015 Ben Lee, M.D., Yale CL/Psychiatry
September 18, 2015 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
September 25, 2015 Glenn Konopaske, M.D., Pittsburgh and UConn Health  
October 2, 2015 Vida Kamath, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Schizophrenia
October 9 Jayesh Kamath, M.D., Ph.D., UConn Health  
October 16, 2015 Richard Fortinsky, Ph.D., UConn Health  
October 23, 2015 Judy Greene, M.D., Bellevue Hospital Women's Health
October 30, 2015 Henry R. Kranzler, M.D., University of Pennsylvania  
November 6, 2015 Ismene Petrakis, M.D., Yale Substance Dependence
November 13, 2015 Alice Carter, Ph.D., UMass  
November 20, 2015 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
November 27, 2015 NO GRAND ROUNDS  
December 4, 2015 Peter Friedmann, M.D., Brown University Substance Dependence
December 11, 2015 Surita Rao, M.D.  
December 18, 2015 Michael Stevens, Ph.D., Yale/IOL Neuroimaging
December 25, 2015 NO GRAND ROUNDS  
January 1, 2016 NO GRAND ROUNDS  
January 8, 2016 Robert Trestman, M.D., UConn Health Correctional Managed Health Care Mental Health in Prisons
January 15, 2016 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
January 22, 2016 Jeffrey Samet, M.D., Boston University HIV
January 29, 2016 Gerri Pearson, Ph.D.  
February 5, 2016 Lisa Dixon, M.D., Columbia University Schizophrenia
February 12, 2016 NO GRAND ROUNDS  
February 19, 2016 Justin Mortimer, M.D., UConn Health  
February 26, 2016 Gerry Sanacora, M.D., Yale Depression
March 4, 2016 Dan Henry, M.D., UConn Health Education
March 11, 2016 Jayesh Kamath, M.D., Ph.D., UConn Health Quality Improvement
March 18, 2016 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
March 25, 2016 NO GRAND ROUNDS  
April 1, 2016 Alan Frazer, Ph.D. UT San Antonio
April 8, 2016 Paul Malloy, Ph.D., Brown University  
April 15, 2016 Cathie Lewis, M.D.  
April 29, 2016 Sundeep Virdi, M.D., UConn Health  
May 6, 2016 Mark Gold, M.D., University of Florida Obesity
May 14, 2016 NO GRAND ROUNDS  
May 20, 2016 Closed Session Difficult Cases Review
May 27, 2016 Paul Appelbaum, M.D., Columbia University Forensic Psychiatry
* The presentation title will be available on the website approximately one week beforehand.