Edmund G. Howe, MD, JD


Surviving Vaccine Hesitancy Together

What is the mindset of “anti-vaxxers,” and how can you connect with them as a clinician?

Nina Ross, MD


Abortion and the Psychiatrist: Practicing in Post-Dobbs America

"The psychiatrist may be obligated to protect the fetus or warn authorities of the patient’s intent."

Eric Allen Garrels, MD


Exploring a Medical Mimic: Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis Pathophysiology

In this CME, review the pathophysiology of anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor encephalitis.

Colleen Hall


Consider the Endocrine System When Addressing Mental Health

The endocrine system is an important puzzle piece when addressing psychiatric disorders.

Flavia DeSouza, MD


4 Ways to Help Immigrant and International College Students Deal With Acculturative Stress

With more immigrant students enrolling in US colleges, what can we do to help with their transition?

Paul Hammer, MD


Developing Your Skills at the Intersection of Work and Psychiatry

Here’s how the Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry can help you connect with your fellow psychiatrists about complex mental health issues in the workplace.

Sunita Hassamal, MD


The Rise in Synthetic Cannabinoids and Cathinones

Cannabis has been heralded as a treatment for many conditions, but what about its psychiatric risks?

Cameron Lister, MPH


Building Brain Resilience: A Multi-Level Systems Approach

Beyond the COVID-19-driven shock, we must develop a resilient future in an increasingly uncertain world.

Bob Doppelt


Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Expand US Approach to Mental Health

Legislation includes a CDC community public health approach to build mental wellness and resilience.

Miranda Olff, PhD


Why Men and Women May Respond Differently to Psychological Trauma

PTSD is more prevalent in women than in men. What are the biological, psychosocial, and cultural factors that may explain why?

Mark Weiser, MD


Mental Health Responses to the Recent Conflict in Israel

What is the psychiatric impact of the current war in Gaza?

Reid Robison, MD, MBA


Psychedelics and the Future of Psychiatry

Welcome to the psychedelic renaissance.

Chris McIntosh, MD, FRCPC


Psychiatrists Call for End to Cruel and Harmful Immigration Policy

The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (America’s mental health think tank) calls for an end to the use of Title 42 to expel asylum seekers at the southern border. This policy places LGBTIQ asylum seekers in particular danger.

Allison Applebaum, PhD


Finding Meaning in the Face of Suffering

An added component of cancer treatment is discovering what is most meaningful in the patient’s life and using that to buoy them during difficult moments. That, in a nutshell, is the psychiatrist's role.

Barry Declan, PhD


You Say Pain. I Say Addiction. Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

This CME will inform clinicians with unique and much-needed skill sets in diagnosing substance use disorders and managing co-occurring chronic pain.

Jack Rozel, MD, MSL


Understanding What Drives Gun Violence

March 2020, as Dr Jack Rozel tells it, saw the most guns ever sold in 1 month. What is motivating this fear-driven purchasing? Better yet, what can you do to understand and prevent gun violence?

J. Michael Bostwick, MD


Let’s Ask the Right Questions About Medical Aid in Dying

Some patients are intractably and maybe even irredeemably ill. What should be done for them?

Steve Adelman, MD


Avoid “Shots in the Dark” to Maintain Pristine Professional Boundaries

Here’s how to stay professional in difficult situations.

Anton Kris, MD


Reconsidering Freud

A winner of the 2020 Sigourney Award reflects on a lifetime of reading, promoting, and revising Freud’s theories.

Jonathan C. Blassingame III, PhD


Bulimia Nervosa: Diagnostic Clarification and Determining Levels of Care

Approximately 30 million individuals will be diagnosed with an eating disorder in the United States during their lifetime.

Valeriia Palii, PhD


International Community Must Prioritize Post-War Expansion of Ukraine’s Mental Health Care System

"Considerable resources must be devoted to healing the deep and painful—but frequently invisible—wounds that have scarred the minds of millions of Ukraine’s civilians and soldiers."

Greg A. Concepcion


Keeping Communities Safe: Early Intervention to Prevent School Shootings

If you missed this session, check out the highlights here!

Izrail Abdurakhmanov, MD


Adolescent Substance Use: Reasons for Optimism and Concern

"Although adolescent substance use is a topic that can be challenging for families and clinicians alike, data demonstrate that interventions during this time are effective for preventing, identifying, and reducing risky use."

Rameshwari V. Tumuluru, MD


Why Psychiatry Training Must Include Discussions on Structural Racism

The authors explore the impact of structural racism on psychiatry trainees and the patients they care for (and what can be done about it).

Shreya Raj, MD


COVID-19 Brings Anosmia to the Attention of Psychiatrists

Loss of smell can be devastating for patients. How can psychiatrists deal with the associated psychological effects?

Margie Balfour, MD, PhD


An Imperfect Guide to Crisis Stabilization Units: Matching the Right Level of Care to Individual Needs

Here’s how having a clear understanding of the services different crisis stabilization units provide can help communities serve the unique needs of each individual in crisis without unnecessarily restrictive or intensive levels of care.

Michael C. Li, MD


Prognostic Considerations in Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalopathy With Psychiatric Manifestations

This CME covers how CNS-related psychosis may require medical interventions beyond antipsychotic and other psychotropic medications.

Joshua R. Wortzel, MD, MPhil


What Are Clinicians Missing About Catatonia?

An estimated 5% to 10% of acute psychiatric inpatients have catatonia—yet catatonia remains widely underdiagnosed.

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