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Dear Colleague:

On behalf of the American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists and CURRENT PSYCHIATRY, we are pleased to present our 2018 Psychiatry Update.

This highly practical, educational meeting, will offer 2.5 days of clinically useful information and up to 18 CME Credits, including your entire year's ABPN Self-Assessment (SA) Requirement, plus credit toward your Maintenance of Certification (MOC).

In our interactive, learning-focused format, nationally renowned faculty will provide best practice information specifically designed to address the everyday challenges of improving outcomes for your patients.

As always, our meeting offers an outstanding opportunity for peer-to-peer learning and networking. With question and answers allotted for every session, there is ample time to share best practices and find solutions to your most difficult clinical challenges.

Attend as a member! AACP members enjoy many benefits, including an additional $200 discount to attend a Psychiatry Update. Visit for complete details.

We hope you can join us in Chicago.

Richard Balon, MD

Meeting Co-Chair

Donald W. Black, MD

Meeting Co-Chair

AACP President


540 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60611

Tel: 312-836-0100

We have arranged for discount room rates of just $219 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. To make your reservation, please call (312) 836-0100 and identify yourself as an AACP/ Current Psychiatry 2018 participant. Discount rate expires February 27th. We urge you to make your arrangements as soon as possible as our room block will sell out.

About the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Location, location, location! Make the most of your stay in Chicago. Magnificent shopping, renowned dining, and Chicago's top attractions--Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Theaters, and Museums--are all just a walk away from the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile.


Richard Balon, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Wayne State University

Detroit, Michiqan

Donald W. Black, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Iowa City, Iowa


Donald W. Black, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Iowa City, Iowa


American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists (AACP)

Iowa City, Iowa

Marlene P. Freeman, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Associate Director

Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry

Medical Director, CTNI

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts

Michael J. Gitlin, MD


Adult Psychiatry

Outpatient Mood Disorders

Program Professor

Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

University of California Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

George T. Grossberg, MD

Samuel W. Fordyce Professor

Director, Geriatric Psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri

Tracy D. Gunter, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Indiana University School of Medicine

Adjunct Professor

IU McKinney School of Law

Indianapolis, Indiana

Stephen B. Levine, MD

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Center for Marital and Sexual Health

Beachwood, Ohio

Robert M. McCarron, DO

Professor and Vice Chair of Education and Integrated Care

Residency Program Director

Co-Director, UCI / UC Davis Train New Trainers Primary Care

Psychiatry Fellowship

Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

University of California, Irvine School of Medicine

President-elect, California Psychiatric Association

Irvine, California

Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

Professor and Chairman

Sydney W. Souers Endowed Chair

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

St. Louis, Missouri

Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MA

Director, Education, Department of Psychiatry

Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of

Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelpnia

Professor of Pediatrics

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The last 10 to 15 minutes of each session will be used for Q&A.
(Schedule and faculty are subject to change. Visit for updates.)


7:00 am     Breakfast/Exhibits

7:15 am     Breakfast Symposium

8:15 am     Welcome
            Richard Balon, MD

8:30 am     Identifying and Treating the
            Schizophrenia Prodrome
            Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

9:30 am     Hoarding and its Management
            Donald W. Black, MD

10:30 am    Break/Exhibits

11:00 am    The Latest Advances on the
            Schizophrenia Front: Etiology,
            Neurobiology, and Treatment
            Henry A. Nasrallah, MD

12:00 pm    Stimulants in Modern
            Psychopharmacology: On and
            Off Label Uses
            Michael J. Gitlin, MD

1:00 pm     Luncheon Symposium

2:15 pm     Dessert/Exhibits

2:45 pm     Comorbid Depressions: Prevalence
            and Treatment Implications
            Michael J. Gitlin, MD

3:45 pm     Update on the Clinical Management of
            OCD Group Disorders (i.e.: excoriation
            disorder, trichotillomania and BDD)
            Donald W. Black, MD

4:45 pm     Break /Exhibits

5:00 pm     How Psychiatrists Interact with the
            Legal System
            Tracy D. Gunter, MD

6:00 pm     Evening Adjournment

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018

7:00 am     Breakfast/Exhibits

7:10 am     Breakfast Symposium

8:15 am     Overview on Correctional Psychiatry
            Tracy D. Gunter, MD

9:15 am     Bipolar Disorder in Women
            Marlene P. Freeman, MD

10:15 am    Break/Exhibits

10:45 am    Case Studies on Women's Mental
            Health Issues
            Marlene P. Freeman, MD

* Special note from Dr. Freeman regarding this session:
New this year, I will be asking for your help in
putting together an interactive presentation.
Registered attendees will receive an email
asking for your questions or cases that could
be considered for learning and discussion
opportunities. I will select from these pre-submitted
audience questions and case studies to discuss
during my presentation and live Q&A.

11:45 am    Treating Chronic Pain in Patients with
            Severe Mental Illness
            Robert M. McCarron, DO

12:45 pm    Luncheon Symposium

2:00 pm     Dessert/Exhibits

2:15 pm     Winokur Award Presentation

2:30 pm     Psychiatric Aspects of Treating
            Comorbid Endocrine Disorders
            Jeffrey R. Strawn, MD

3:30 pm     ADHD
            Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MS

4:30 pm     Stretch Break

4:45 pm     Adult Neurodevelopmental Disorders
            Anthony L. Rostain, MD, MS

5:45 pm -   Special Keynote Address
            Ketamine Update: What Should
            Clinicians Know and Expect
            Gerald Sanacora, PhD, MD*

6:30 pm     Evening Adjournment

6:45 pm     AACP Member's Reception
            (Member's only. Visit for details.)


7:00 am     Breakfast

7:10 am     Breakfast Symposium

8:15 am     Treating Agitation in Geriatric Patients
            George T. Grossberg, MD

9:15 am     Morning Symposium

10:45 am    Refreshment Break

11:00 am    Assessing and Treating Patients who
            have Sexual Dysfunction
            Stephen B. Levine, MD

12:00pm     Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy
            George T. Grossberg, MD

1:00 pm     Clinical Overview of Transgender
            Issues for Psychiatrists
            Stephen B. Levine, MD

2:00 pm     Conference Adjournment

* invited


At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

* Compare current pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment strategies for management of a range of disorders, including Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Women's Mental Health, Depression, Schizophrenia, Geriatric Psychiatry, Sexual Dysfunction, Chronic Pain, Neuro-developmental Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

* Explain how the goals of law differ from the goals of medicine.

* Clarify the difference between jails and prisons in regard to the role of the psychiatrist

* Discuss the role of risk management in practice.

* Revise clinical assumptions based on biology, to include intuitive understanding of patients' sexual aspirations


Jointly provided by the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education. The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology has reviewed the Current Psychiatry/AACP 201 8 Psychiatry Update Presentation and has approved this program as part of a comprehensive CME program, which is mandated by the ABMS as a necessary component of maintenance of certification (MOC). The activity awards 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits[TM] and 8 Self-Assessment Category 1 CME credits.

Who Should Attend: This activity is designed for general and geriatric psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, psychologists, social workers and other mental health professionals interested in treating patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Women's Mental Health, Depression, Psychopharmacology, Schizophrenia, Geriatric Psychiatry, Medicolegal Issues, Sexual Dysfunction, Chronic Pain, Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Bipolar Disorder.


Physician Accreditation:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education, LLC. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation: The University of Cincinnati designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits[TM]. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants Credit Designation: The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credo(s)[TM] from organizations accredited by the ACCME.
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Author:Balon, Richard; Black, Donald W.
Publication:Current Psychiatry
Geographic Code:1U4IA
Date:Feb 1, 2018
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