2021 Annual Conference

The NCPS Professional Education Committee is determined to celebrate this milestone 60th year celebration of our Annual Meeting & Scientific Program! It was cancelled in 2020, but we are ready to roll out an amazing virtual conference for 2021!

Join us from the comfort of your home for this shortened, multi-day virtual CME conference. We will kick off our conference with a Friday evening with the NCPS Awards reception and networking, with engaging CME programming on Saturday and Sunday.

Please note this will be a fully virtual conference utlizing the Gatherly networking and Zoom meeting platforms. 

We are happy to carry over our member appreciation pricing of $99, in celebration of this milestone event and to THANK YOU for your membership with NCPS.

Early Bird Registration: 

  • Resident Fellow Member - FREE
  • Early Career Member (1st 8 years of practice) - $99
  • General Member - $99
  • Non-Member - $200

To register now, CLICK HERE

Please note this will be a fully virtual conference utlizing the Gatherly networking and Zoom meeting platforms. 

CANCELLATIONS

Conference registration cancellations must be received in writing on or before March 10, 2021 to receive a full refund. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after March 10th.

If you have any questions regarding your registration, please email info@ncps.org or call (415) 334-2418.  

 

Ronald Albucher

Ronald Albucher

Dr. Ronald Albucher is the former Director of Counseling and Psychological Services and a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Stanford University Medical School’ s Department of Psychiatry. His undergraduate training was at University...

Christopher Bartley

Christopher Bartley

Christopher M. Bartley graduated cum laude from the Yale School of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. program in 2015 with a doctorate in neurobiology. After joining UCSF’s general adult psychiatry training program, he was awarded the Outstanding Resident Award by...

Louai Bilal

Louai Bilal

Louai Bilal, MD is the medical director of Kaiser Permanente’s Medical Psychiatry Unit in Fremont, CA. He has clinical, administrative, and teaching roles. Before joining Kaiser, he was a full time academic psychiatrist at UCSF, teaching medical...

Marvin Firestone

Marvin Firestone

Marvin H. Firestone, MD, JD, FCLM, is a Past President of the American College of Legal Medicine and a board certified specialist in Medical Jurisprudence by the American Board of Law in Medicine.  He is a frequent lecturer at national medical law...

Rona Hu

Rona Hu

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...

R. Scott Johnson

R. Scott Johnson

R. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained and HIMS-certified forensic psychiatrist, board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Johnson is in private clinical and forensic practice in San Francisco, CA. He...

Ian Kratter

Ian Kratter

Dr. Kratter is a fellowship-trained psychiatrist and clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is also director of Invasive Technologies in the Stanford Brain...

James Lake

James Lake

James Lake is a Board-certified psychiatrist practicing on the central California coast, clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at University of Arizona School of Medicine, and the author of 5 textbooks and 10 self-help books on integrative...

Tiffany Lin

Tiffany Lin

Tiffany Lin is a PGY-2 in the inaugural class of the Kaiser San Jose Psychiatry Residency. She graduated from UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, where she was involved in community education regarding social determinants of health and...

Christina Mangurian

Christina Mangurian

Dr. Christina Mangurian is the Vice Chair for Diversity and Health Equity and a Professor within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UCSF. Dr. Mangurian actively works to further the advancement of women and minorities within...

Sudha Prathikanti

Sudha Prathikanti

Sudha Prathikanti, MD, is Board-certified in Adult Psychiatry, a diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, and a certified Ayurvedic practitioner. At the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, she founded both the...

Rupinder Randhawa

Rupinder Randhawa

Dr. Randhawa graduated from Medical University Silesia in Katowice, Poland. She has completed residency training from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences in North Chicago, Illinois. She has 8 years of experience in the field of...

James Reich

James Reich

After many years working in various universities I returned to my home in San Francisco. I still do teaching at UCSF (Clinical Professor) and Stanford (Consulting Professor) but I earn my living in the outpatient treatment of anxiety and depressive...

David Spiegel

David Spiegel

Dr. David Spiegel is Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine,...

Paul Yoder

Paul Yoder

A founding partner in Shaw Yoder, Inc., Paul J. Yoder has earned an impeccable reputation among Sacramento decision makers during his long career as a legislative advocate. Clients praise Paul’s vast institutional knowledge, and his propensity for...

Friday, March 12, 2021

Welcome Reception & NCPS Awards

 

 

6:00 pm

Welcome & Opening Toast

6:15 pm

Presentation of NCPS Awards

7:05 pm

A Word from Our Annual Partners

7:15 pm

Networking Breakouts

8:00 pm

Closing Remarks

 

 

Saturday, March 13, 2021

CME Programming

 

 

8:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15 am

Tranceformations: Hypnosis in Mind and Body

 

Keynote Speaker: David Spiegel, MD

9:15 am - Break

 

9:30 am

Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) for General Populations

 

Ronald Albucher, MD

10:30 am - Break

 

10:45 am

Resident-Fellow Clinical Case Presentation: Psychiatric Management of Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

  Tiffany Lin, MD, PGY-2, Kaiser Permanente, San Jose; Rupinder Randhawa, MD; Louai Bilal, MD

11:45 am

Lunch Break and Virtual Networking

12:15 pm

Integrative Psychiatry Panel:

 

Introduction to Theory and Clinical Practice Issues

 

James Lake, MD

 

Investigating Ayurveda in the Genomics Era: A Brief Research Review

 

Sudha Prathikanti, MD

1:45 pm

Closing Remarks

2:00 pm

Adjourn

 

 

Sunday, March 14, 2021

CME Programming

 

 

8:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:15 am

State Legislative Power Breakfast: California State Association of Psychiatrists

 

Paul Yoder, Andrew Antwih and Priscilla Quiroz - Lobbyists

9:00 am - Break

 

9:15 am

Building a Strong Psychiatry Workforce: Guidelines for Success in 2021

 

Keynote Speaker: Christina Mangurian, MD, MAS

10:30 am - Break

 

10:45 am

Frontiers in Psychiatry:

 

Autoantibody-Associated Neuropsychiatric Syndromes in COVID-19 and Beyond

 

Christopher Bartley, MD, PhD

 

SAINT: Rapid and Highly Effective Remission from Depression

 

Ian H. Kratter, MD, PhD

12:00 pm

Lunch Break and Virtual Networking

12:30 pm

Ethics Panel:

 

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Empirical Findings of What Gets Psychiatrists in Trouble with Regulators and the Law and Best Practices

 

James Reich, MD; Rona Hu, MD; Scott Johnson, MD; Marvin Firestone, JD, MD

2:00 pm

Closing Remarks

2:15 pm

Adjourn

                     * Subject to Change

Thank You to Our 2021 Annual Meeting & Scientific Program Partners and Sponsors

GOLD ANNUAL PARTNER

 

SILVER ANNUAL PARTNERS

                           

 

ADVERTISING PARTNER

 

Annual Meeting Virtual Exhibits available to Gold and Silver Annual Partners only. For information on becoming an Annual Partner, CLICK HERE.

Annual Meeting Program Advertising and Marketing Recognition available a la carte. Please email info@ncps.org for information. 

 

Mission

To advance the quality and effectiveness of psychiatric care through advocacy, professional education and camaraderie.

 

 

Contact Us

   info@ncps.org
   (415) 334-2418
   (415) 239-2533
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San Francisco, CA 94102