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Grand Rounds Schedule

In accordance with social distancing guidelines, the Aug 2020 – May 2021 Grand Rounds sessions will be held virtually. The virtual link to each session will be emailed out prior to the session. Sign up here to be added to the Grand Rounds Distribution List.



11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

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08/11/2020 Virtual Session Jason Beaman, D.O. Typologies of Mass Shootings
08/25/2020 Virtual Session John Greist, M.D. Psychiatric Computing in Context
09/08/2020 Virtual Session Keri Brenner, M.D.

Fine-Tuning the Final Chapter: How Psychological Insights Enrich Palliative Care

This session is funded in part by the George Dyck Lectureship

09/22/2020 Virtual Session Nuri Farber, M.D. NMDA Antagonists for the Treatment of Major Depression - Where are We?
10/13/2020 Virtual Session Elizabeth Ford, M.D. Psychiatry and the Criminal Justice System: Obligation, Opportunity and Finding Hope
10/27/2020 Cancelled
11/10/2020 Virtual Session Crystal Clark, M.D. Moods and Meds During Pregnancy and Postpartum: Dosing Considerations informed by Pharmacokinetics
11/24/2020 Cancelled for Thanksgiving
12/08/2020 Virtual Session Michael Ziffra, M.D. Coexisting Anxiety and ADHD: Addressing Diagnostic and Treatment Dilemmas
12/22/2020 Cancelled for Christmas
01/12/2021 Virtual Session Cheryl King, Ph.D. Adolescent Suicide Risk Screening and Assessment
01/26/2021 Virtual Session David Willey, M.D. Opioid Epidemic in Kansas
02/09/2021 Virtual Session Vishal Adma, M.D. Building a Career in Psychiatry: What do Residents and Psychiatrists Need to Know?
02/23/2021 Virtual Session Elisha Yaghmai, M.D. Tele-Psychiatry: Essentials, Benefits and Challenges, and it's Future
03/09/2021 Virtual Session Ondrea Gleason, M.D. Hepatitis C and Psychiatric Illness: An Update
03/23/2021 Virtual Session Mark Rogers, M.D. New Drugs of Abuse 2021
04/13/2021 Virtual Session Helen Kales, M.D. Use of Psychotropics in Dementia
This session is funded in part by the George Dyck Lectureship
04/27/2021   Cancelled
05/11/2021 Virtual Session Rebecca Weintraub Brendel, M.D., J.D. Capacity Evaluation - Medical, Legal and Ethical Aspects
This session is funded in part by the George Dyck Lectureship
05/25/2021 Virtual Session Trever Krehbiel, M.D. Ketamine/Esketamine, A Practical Discussion and Case Reports

Past Grand Rounds

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians: The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Up to 1.5 contact hours will be awarded to all individuals based on documentation of actual attendance time and meeting minimum attendance requirements specific to the activity. University of Kansas School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Transcript Instructions

Transcripts and certificates are available through your eeds account - instructions available.

For further information, contact:

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 316-293-2669. 


Last modified: Apr 14, 2021