Several of the department’s faculty and residents attended the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) Annual Meeting was held May 21st-15th in New Orleans, Louisiana. Those in attendance participated and/or received accolades at the meeting.
This year’s meeting featured a deep and timely discussion of the social determinants of mental health: the factors outside our offices and within our patients’ communities that influence the mind, from COVID, to inequity, to education, and much more.
Here are some of the highlights from this year’s meeting:
Here is a list of the department members that presented at the event:
Drs. Cheong, Clark & Hung-Lun Chang -The Intersection of Arts, Humanities & Psychiatry Dr. Steven Toffel – Thyroid Trouble: Catatonia, Delirium, & severely elevated TSH –
Dr. Lymaries Velez – Too Much too little too late: chronic Hypercalcemia & sudden antidepressant withdrawal as risk factors for late onset mania
Dr. Jeena Kar – Assessing Racial Trauma in Psychiatric Interview; a QI Project
Dr. Pauline Chen- Asian American Youth & Mental Health Stigma, a Synthesis of Current Literature Dr. Schneider- Importance of Competent Cultural Care in Psychiatry: When Psychosis, Substance Misuse and Culture Collide
Drs. Cheong, Luo, Verduin, Boland – Networking Skills for Future Career Advancement
Drs. Mathias, Hobbs, De Faria – Alive and Thriving: Supporting Physicians with Disabilities
Drs. Cheong, Leonard, Stapleton, Selfe – Predatory Publishing: How to Navigate the Perils and Pitfalls of Academic Publishing
Dr. Cheong – Benzodiazepines: A Debate
Drs. Hobbs, Holbert, Schmidt, Vanderpool – Women’s Mental Health Care in 2022: Practice Tips and Resources for Advancing Quality and Reducing Risk
Dr. Ana Turner – Criminal Justice Reform in Jacksonville, FL: Reallocation of City and Police Resources to Keep Misdemeanor Offenders With Mental Illness Out of Jail