Updates in Psychiatry 2020

On behalf of Drs. Lou Baptista and Melissa Arbuckle, please join us for this free CME event delivered by Columbia Psychiatry clinical experts. 

This event will feature fascinating presentations and Q&A sessions from Columbia Psychiatry faculty on topics ranging from ketamine treatment for depression to gender identity. We will also be offering a lunch reception for attendees.

Space is limited, so please RSVP by emailing ev2107@cumc.columbia.edu.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Event Details

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020

Time: 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, followed by lunch

Location: Hellman Auditorium, New York State Psychiatric Institute, 1051 Riverside Drive, 1st Floor


8:00-8:20 am: Check in and coffee

8:20-8:30 am: Introduction and kick off

8:30-9:00 am: Medication Treatments for Eating Disorders
Evelyn Attia, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at CUIMC

9:00-9:30 am: Pharmacogenomic Testing for Psychotropic Medications: What's the Evidence?
Diana Samuel, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at CUIMC

9:30-10:00 am: Intravenous Ketamine for Depression: From Research to Practice
Josh Berman, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at CUIMC

10:00-10:15 am: Panel Q&A

10:15-10:30 am: Break / refreshments

10:30-11:00 am: The Role of the Mental Health Professional in Gender-Affirming Care
Walter Bockting , PhD, Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry and Nursing) at CUIMC

11:00-11:30 am:  Working with Gender Diverse Children, Adolescents and Families
Melina Wald, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUIMC

11:30 am-12:00 pm: Case Discussions
Julie Woulfe, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry) at CUIMC
Oliver Stroeh, MD, Clarice Kestenbaum, MD Associate Professor of Education and Training in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (in Psychiatry) at CUIMC
Helen Towers, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at CUIMC

12:00-12:15 pm: Panel Q&A

12:15-12:20 pm: Closing remarks

12:30 pm: Lunch - Multipurpose Room