Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds take place on Wednesdays from 12:00 to 1:15 p.m. at the Sepulveda VA. Lectures feature resident-requested speakers and topics and are designed to encourage a lively discussion of trending topics in psychiatry.

Schedule: Fall 2013

October 16: Tarasoff: The Duty to Protect, and When a Psychotherapist Should Warn

Daniel Willick, JD, PhD
Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA

October 23: Multi-family Groups for Latinos with Schizophrenia

Alex Kopelowicz, MD
Professor of Psychiatry and Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

October 30: Deep Brain Stimulation of the Amygdala in Combat PTSD

Ralph Koek, MD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
J.P. Langevin, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Arizona Medical Center
Holly Schwartz, MD, PGY4 Psychiatry Resident, UCLA San Fernando Valley

November 6: Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes: A Holistic Recovery Oriented Approach to Mental Health Treatment

Donna Ames, MD
Professor in Residence, Department of Psychiatry, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

November 13: Treatment of Psychiatric Disorders in Pregnancy and Postpartum

Victoria Hendrick, MD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

November 20: Cognitive Fragility in the Older Patient

L. Jaime Fitten, MD
Professor-in-Residence, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director of Geropsychiatry, UCLA San Fernando Valley

December 4: Update on Alcohol Dependence

Alan Schneider, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, Los Angeles, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

December 11: Bioethical Challenges to Determination of Decisional Capacity

Saba Syed, MD
Chief, Consultation & Liaison Psychiatry, Olive View UCLA Medical Center
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA