Kenneth Altshuler Grand Rounds in Psychiatry

Grand Rounds are held on select Wednesdays from 12:00pm to 1:00pm Central via Zoom.

Speaker Topic Date
Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, M.D.  Pathways to New Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder Sept 7
Jeffrey R. Strawn, M.D. Precision Medicine Approaches for Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Sept 14
Charles C. Dike, M.D., M.P.H., FRCPsych Pathological Lying and Factitious Disorder: A Confused Relationship Sept 21
Deanna M. Barch, Ph.D. Early Emergence of Depression: Understanding Emotion Relevant Risk Factors and Treatment Oct 5
Elizabeth Bromley, M.D., Ph.D. Uncertainty, Bewilderment Aversion, and the Problem of Physician Suicide Oct 19
Adam M. Brenner, M.D. Staying Grounded: Fostering Humility in Psychiatry Training Oct 26
Nader Pouratian, M.D., Ph.D. The Role of Imaging and Physiological Biomarkers in the Surgical Management of Depression Nov 9
Ariel M. Lyons-Warren, M.D., Ph.D. Sensory Features in Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Sniffing Out Circuit Mechanisms Nov 16
Deidre M. Anglin, Ph.D. More information to come Nov 30
Emmanuel Ohuabunwa, M.D.,  M.B.A. More information to come Dec 7

Target Audience

Practicing physicians, faculty, residents, students, psychology trainees, nurses, mental health professionals; Methods: Lecture, demonstration, and question-and-answer period; Concept: Scholarly presentation in psychiatry or disciplines related to psychiatry; Goals: Inform audience of new research and clinical work relevant to psychiatry in order to enhance clinical work, research and education; Educational objectives: At the conclusion of the program, participants should be able to: 1) Discuss recent clinical and research advances in various areas of psychiatry; 2) Describe and apply current treatment approaches to their clinical practices.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.  The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Off-Label Uses: Because this course is meant to educate physicians with what is currently in use and what may be available in the future, there may be “off-label” use discussed in the presentations. Speakers have been requested to inform the audience when off-label use is discussed. Disclosure: It is UT Southwestern’s policy that participants in CME activities should be made aware of any affiliation or financial interest that may affect the speaker’s presentation(s). Each speaker has completed and signed a conflict of interest statement. The faculty members’ relationships will be disclosed in the handout.