Bibhav Acharya (BEE-vub aa-CHAR-yuh) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco. His research focuses on developing and testing healthcare delivery systems that expand access to mental health...
Dr. Miller holds the A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professorship in Neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He directs the busy UCSF dementia center where patients in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond...
CPA Director of Government Relations, Randall Hagar is the lead legislative advocate for the CPA working on issues as diverse as parity in reimbursement under the federal mental health parity law; strengthening protections for psychiatric records;...
Sanbar was born in Haifa, and received his MD at the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He did a residency in Internal Medicine at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, and earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the Universities of...
Dr. Christina Khan is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She specializes in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, gender and sexuality issues, and physician wellness. Dr. Khan has a special interest in treating vulnerable and under...
Elias Aboujaoude is a psychiatrist, author, and chief of the anxiety disorders section at Stanford School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. His books include Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality and Mental Health in the...
Dr. Hu is Medical Director of the Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit at Stanford Hospital, specializing in the care of those with serious mental illnesses, including schizophrenia, bipolar and depression. She completed medical school and residency in...
Friday, March 23, 2018
11:00a-12:30p Council Meeting (All NCPS members are welcome, must RSVP)
1:00p Registration Opens
1:30-2:20p Neuropsychiatry – Diana Wertz, MD
2:30-3:20p Psychiatric Care in a Time of Perilous Politics - Randall Hagar
3:30-4:20p U.S. vs. John W. Hinckley, Jr.: The Case That Changed American Psychiatry – Alan Newman, MD
4:30-5:30p Reception, PFNC Silent Auction & visit with Exhibitors
7:30-9:00p Art of Storytelling: The Human Experience of Being a Psychiatrist Movie & Dessert
Saturday, March 24, 2018
8:30a Registration Opens & Breakfast
9:00-9:50a Love, Intimacy & Romance-Social, Medical and Legal Aspects ~ Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD, FCLM
10:00-10:50a Hacking Fear: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Work with Vulnerable Popluations ~ Christina Khan, MD
10:50-11:20a Morning Break & Visit with Exhibitors
11:30-12:20p Telepsychiatry: From Computerized CBT to Virtual Reality Therapy ~ Elias N. Aboujaoude, MD
12:20p-1:50p Lunch & Resident Vignettes
2:00-2:50p Frontotemporal Dementia ~ Bruce Miller, MD
3:00-3:50p Afternoon Break & visit with Exhibitors
4:00-4:50p Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Resistant Depression ~ Charles Debattista, MD
5:00-6:30p Reception, PFNC Silent Auction & visit with Exhibitors
Sunday, March 25, 2018
8:00-8:50a Breakfast & Caucus Meetings
9:00-9:50a Implementing collaborative care in rural Nepal: lessons for mental health systems worldwide ~ Bibhav Acharya, MD
9:50-10:20a Break & visit with Exhibitors
10:30-12:00p Ethics Panel ~ Rona Hu, MD
The Meritage Resort & Spa |March 23-25, 2018
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