NCPS is excited to bring our annual Fall Conference directly to you at home! We miss you and we can't wait to connect with you while learning about timely and relevant updates in psychopharmacology and telepsychiatry.
We plan to make this an engaging CME event that will be well worth your time, with an amazing line-up of speakers and topics. This conference will cover the following learning objectives:
Date: Satruday, October 3, 2020
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Resident/Fellow Member : Free
Early Career Member (1st 8 years of practice): $15
General Member: $30
To hear from our planning committee co-chairs, click the video graphic below.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and
policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and Northern California Psychiatric Society. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Below is the Speaker and Topic Schedule
9:30 – 9:45a Introduction & Program Preview
9:45 - 10:40a Psychopharmacology Updates in Women’s Mental Health
Anna Glezer, MD
10:50 - 11:45a When Managing First-Episode Psychosis, Psychiatrists Must Behave Like Cardiologists
Henry Nasrallah, MD
11:45a – 12:15p Break – Visit Virtual Exhibitor Expo – Enter Exhibitor Giveaways
12:15p - 1:10p Psychopharmacology Emergencies
Jose Maldonado, MD
1:20 – 2:15p Bipolar Disorder: Dilemmas and Controversies
Trisha Suppes, MD, PhD
2:15 - 2:30p Break – Last Chance to Enter Exhibitor Giveaways
2:30 – 3:25p Telepsychiatry in the COVID-19 Era: Overcoming Barriers and Enhancing Alliances
Alka Mathur, MD
3:25 - 3:45p Closing Remarks and Program Summary
* This schedule is subject to change
Dr. Mathur is a Stanford trained Psychiatrist where she is a Clinical Assistant Professor on the Affiliate Faculty Line. She currently serves as the Medical Director of Virtual Behavioral Health Services for the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System,...
Dr. Glezer is a reproductive and integrative psychiatrist practicing in the Bay Area. She completed her training at Harvard before moving to the Bay Area and joining the faculty at UCSF. She continues to teach at UCSF, where she currently holds a...
Dr. Henry Nasrallah is a widely recognized neuropsychiatrist, educator and researcher. Following his psychiatric residency at the University of Rochester and neuroscience fellowship at the NIH, he served for 18 years as chair of psychiatry at 2...
Dr. Maldonado is Medical Director of Psychosomatic Medicine and Chief of Psychiatric Emergency Services and Transplant Psychiatry at Stanford University Medical Center. He is board certified in Adult Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, Forensic...
Trisha Suppes, M.D., Ph.D. joined the faculty of Stanford and the VA Palo Alto as a Professor of Stanford University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in 2008, following fifteen years at the University of Texas Southwestern...
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