The University of Florida Department of Psychiatry, in conjunction with the Indo-American Psychiatric Association (Florida Chapter), NAMI Florida, and FL Medicaid Drug Therapy Management Program hosted the 8th Annual Indian Global Psychiatric Initiative (IGPI) September 22-24th at the UF Research and Academic Center at Lake Nona in Orlando.
Speakers from around the world were in attendance and spoke on a variety of topics affecting psychiatrists and psychiatric practice across the globe. The UF Department of Psychiatry had three faculty members present at this years conference. Jamie Smolen, MD spoke about Medication-assisted Treatment in Substance Use Disorders. Rajiv Tandon, MD talked about the Diagnosis of Bipolar disorder and Joseph Thornton, MD addressed Veterans’ Suicide in the USA: The Zero Suicide Initiative. PGY2 Jessica Khan, MD was also recognized at the IGPI Dinner for the psychiatry work she did in India.