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...
Alan Newman, M.D. is the Chair of Psychiatry at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, where he also serves as Director of Residency Training in Psychiatry. He is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California...
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...
Diana Wertz, MD is currently an Attending Psychiatrist at San Mateo Medical Center. She is board certified in Psychiatry as well as Addiction Medicine. She has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and she enjoys using chemical structures in her talks whenever...
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...
|11:00am - 12:30pm||Council Meeting (All NCPS members are welcome, must RSVP)|
|01:30pm - 02:20pm||Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Marijuana Use – Diana Wertz, MD|
|02:30pm - 03:20pm||Psychiatric Care in a Time of Perilous Politics - Randall Hagar|
|03:30pm - 04:20pm||U.S. vs. John W. Hinckley, Jr.: The Case That Changed American Psychiatry – Alan Newman, MD (Slides are not available)|
|04:30pm - 05:30pm||Reception, PFNC Silent Auction & visit with Exhibitors|
|07:30pm - 09:00pm||Art of Storytelling: The Human Experience of Being a Psychiatrist Movie & Dessert (Movie is available by emailing Mindi Thelen - firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Saturday, March 24, 2018
|08:30am||Registration Opens & Breakfast|
|09:00am - 09:50am||Love, Intimacy & Romance-Social, Medical and Legal Aspects ~ Sandy Sanbar, MD, PhD, JD, FCLM - Click Here to Download his book|
|10:00am - 10:50am||Hacking Fear: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Work with Vulnerable Popluations ~ Christina Khan, MD, Ph.D|
|10:50am - 11:20am||Morning Break & Visit with Exhibitors|
|11:30am - 12:20pm||Telepsychiatry: From Computerized CBT to Virtual Reality Therapy ~ Elias N. Aboujaoude, MD (Slides are not available)|
|12:20pm - 01:50pm||Lunch & Resident Vignettes
|02:00pm - 02:50pm||Frontotemporal Dementia ~ Bruce Miller, MD|
|03:00pm - 03:50pm||Afternoon Break & visit with Exhibitors|
|04:00pm - 04:50pm||Neuromodulation in the Treatment of Resistant Depression ~ Charles Debattista, MD|
|05:00pm - 06:30pm||Reception, PFNC Silent Auction & visit with Exhibitors|
Sunday, March 25, 2018
|08:00am - 08:50am||Breakfast & Caucus Meetings|
|09:00am - 09:50am||Implementing collaborative care in rural Nepal: lessons for mental health systems worldwide ~ Bibhav Acharya, MD|
|09:50am - 10:20am||Break & visit with Exhibitors|
|10:30am - 12:00pm||
The Ethics of Social Media: Practical Guidelines for Busy Psychiatrists ~ Marv Firestone, MD, JD, Anna Glezer, MD, Rona Hu, MD, Scott Johnson, MD, JD, Nathaniel Morris, MD, and James Reich, MD
The Meritage Resort & Spa |March 23-25, 2018
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Thank You to Our 2018 Annual Sponsors and Exhibitors
2018 Annual Meeting Exhibitors
Adventist Health Behavioral Wellness Center
American Professional Agency, Inc.
Medical Insurance Exchange of California
MHM Services, Inc.
Physicians Organizing Committee
Professional Risk Management Services, Inc.
TMS Health Solutions
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