August 12

Becoming a Trans Knowledgeable Provider

Dana L. Rofey, PhD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Julie R. Beaulieu, PhD Lecturer, University of Pittsburgh, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program
September 6

Reducing the Anticholinergic Medication Burden in Patients with Psychosis: A Model for Deprescription in Psychiatric Practice

Clinical Grand Rounds
K.N. Roy Chengappa, MD Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Chief, Comprehensive Recovery Services (CRS), UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Jessica Gannon, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Director, CRS Ambulatory Clinics, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Jaspreet Brar, MD, PhD Senior Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Ana Lupu, PharmD Clinical Pharmacist, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
September 13

Assembling Tridimensional Models of the Human Brain to Study Development and Disease

Special Guest Lecture
Sergiu Pasca, MD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, Stanford University
September 20

Whatever Happened to HAD? 30 Years Tracking the Demise of a Neuropsychiatric Syndrome

Meet the PI Lecture
James Becker, PhD, ABPP/ABCN Professor of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
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