2023 Conference - Schedule

62nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Program

Official Schedule

Friday, March 17, 2023                                                                                                       

12:30p-3:00p               Registration / Exhibitor Set-Up

1:00p - 1:30p                Executive Council Meeting (Closed)

1:45p - 2:30p               General Council Meeting (Open to Members, must RSVP)   

3:00p - 4:00p              Walk and Compassion Talk | Presented by Anna Glezer, MD & Richa Batia, MD, DFAPA

4:30p -5:30p                Welcome Reception and Visit with Exhibitors

7:00p - 8:30p               Megalomania in the American Psyche: Dangers for Public and Unconscious Life | Presented by Ravi Chandra, MD

Saturday, March 18, 2023

7:00a - 7:45a                 Registration / Breakfast / Visit with Exhibitors

7:45a - 7:55a                  Welcome & Conference Introduction | Presented by Farah Zaidi, MD

8:00a - 9:00a                 General Session - The Newest News: Update on Antipsychotic Medications | Presented by Rona Hu, MD                       

9:05a - 10:05a               General Session - Intro to Adult ADHD: An Overview of Diagnosis and Treatment | Presented by Ning Zhou, MD  

10:05a - 10:30a             Morning Break / Visit with Exhibitors

10:30a - 11:30a             General Session - What We Know and Where We’re Going: Psychopharmacology for Patients with Eating Disorders | Presented by Amanda Downey, MD

11:35a - 12:35p              Keynote General Session – Preventing Firearm Violence: What Every Psychiatrist Should Know | Presented by Amy Barnhorst, MD

12:35p - 1:30p               Lunch Break / Visit with Exhibitors

1:30p - 3:00p                General Session - Novel Therapeutics: Psychedelics, and Neuromodulation | Presented by Nolan Williams, MD, Josh Woolley, MD, PhD, and William Wolfe, MD

3:05p - 4:05p                General Session - The Dream Interview Method | Presented by Shana Levy, MD, Tara Collins, MD, and Anshu Gaur

4:05p - 4:30p                Afternoon Break / Visit with Exhibitors                                               

4:30p - 6:00p                General Session - Golden Gate Bridge Suicide: The Final Chapter | Presented by Mel Blaustein, MD, Raymond Zablotny, MD, and Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz

Sunday, March 19, 2023                                                                                                                   

7:00a - 7:45a                  Breakfast / Visit with exhibitors

8:00a - 9:30a                 General Session - A Primer on Integrative Psychiatry | Presented by Anna Glezer, MD, Tara Collins, MD, Courtney Reiman, LAc, and Sidney Edsall, MD

9:35a - 10:05a                General Session - California Legislation and Issues of Interest to Psychiatrist in 2023 | Presented by Paul Yoder

10:05a - 10:30a             Morning Break / Visit with Exhibitors

10:30a - 12:00p             General Session - A Close Look at Psychodynamic Psychotherapy | Presented by Karen Johnson, MD, Mark Swoiskin, MD, and Farah Zaidi, MD

12:00p - 12:15p              Exhibitor Raffle Drawings / Closing Remarks and Conference Overview







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