Agenda

October 29 - November 2, 2024 | Boston, MA

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Monday October 28, 2024

  • 7:15 AM – 5:30 PM

    Psych Congress PA Institute: The Essentials for Psychiatric PAs Day 1

    • Speaker
      • Craig ChepkeMD, DFAPA
      • Jessica SpissingerLICSW, PA-C, CAQ Psychiatry
      • Jo HughesDMSc, PA-C, CAQ-PSY
      • Kevin WilliamsMS, MPAS, PA-C
      • Michael AsbachDMSc, PA-C, Psych-CAQ
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
      • Saundra JainMA, PsyD, LPC
      • Tim McCrearyDMSc, PA-C, Psych-CAQ

Tuesday October 29, 2024

  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

    Innovation Theater

  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Advanced Psychopharmacology Preconference: 2024 as a Watershed Moment in Advanced Psychopharmacology - Four Cutting Edge, Emerging Therapies

    • Speaker
      • Greg MattinglyMD
      • Mark ZimmermanMD
      • Peter WeidenMD
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Psychedelics Preconference: Psychedelic Horizons

    • Speaker
      • Andrew PennRN, MS, NP, CNS, PMHNP-BC
      • Charles RaisonMD
      • Robert Barrow
  • 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

    Psych Congress PA Institute: The Essentials for Psychiatric PAs Day 2

    • Speaker
      • Arwen PodestaMD
      • Erin CrownPA-C
      • Jo HughesDMSc, PA-C, CAQ-PSY
      • Kevin WilliamsMS, MPAS, PA-C
      • Rebecca BarbeeMSPAS, PA-C, CAQ-Psych
  • 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

    Innovation Theater

  • 1:45 PM – 3:00 PM

    Welcome Session Debate: Psychedelics: Therapeutic Breakthrough or Foolish Fad

    • Moderator
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
    • Speaker
      • Charles RaisonMD
      • Stephen StahlMD, PhD
  • 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

    Exploring On-Label, Off-Label, and Real-World Strategies in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder

    • Speaker
      • Andrew PennRN, MS, NP, CNS, PMHNP-BC
      • Caroline Lopez-Martinez
      • Greg MattinglyMD
  • 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

    Exploring Prescription Digital Therapeutics in Psychiatry

    • Speaker
      • Brian IacovielloPhD
      • Margaret EmersonDNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
  • 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

    Understanding and Treating Obesity: The Science Behind the Stigma

    • Speaker
      • Craig ChepkeMD, DFAPA
  • 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

    Decoding CATIE: Choosing the Right Antipsychotic

    • Speaker
      • Leslie CitromeMD, MPH
  • 3:15 PM – 4:30 PM

    Bipolar II Disorder in Women: Embracing the Complexity

    • Speaker
      • Dorothy SitMD
      • Melanie BarrettMD
      • Rachel DalthorpMD, MHSA
  • 4:45 PM – 6:00 PM

    Master Class

  • 6:00 PM – 6:30 PM

    Reception

  • 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

    Eric C. Arauz Memorial Keynote Address: Navigating Grief: A Fireside Chat on Healing After Suicide Loss

    • Speaker
      • Ashley Judd
      • Christine MoutierMD

Wednesday October 30, 2024

  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

    Innovation Theater

  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    AI in Psychiatry: Enhancing Clinical Practice for Better Outcomes

    • Speaker
      • Christina MoronePA-C
      • Steven Chan
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    An Evidence-based Roadmap to the Initial Management of ADHD

    • Speaker
      • Desiree MatthewsPMHNP-BC
      • Greg MattinglyMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    State of the Science: PTSD

    • Speaker
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Novel Adjunctive and Combination Strategies for Difficult-to-Treat Depression

    • Speaker
      • Bernie MaleticMD
      • Vladimir MaleticMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Surviving Suicide: Helping Patients, Families and Clinicians Survive a Suicide Loss

    • Speaker
      • Jill Harkavy-FriedmanPhD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    State of the Science: Depression

    • Speaker
      • Gerard SanacoraPhD, MD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    Deep Dive into Difficult Medicines: Clozapine

    • Speaker
      • Jonathan MeyerMD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    Solving Clinical Challenges: Bipolar

    • Speaker
      • Mark ZimmermanMD
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    The Fundamentals of Nutritional Psychiatry: Clinical Implications for the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

    • Speaker
      • James GreenblattMD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    The Menopausal Transition: What Mental Health Providers Need to Know

    • Speaker
      • Anne WrightMSHRD
      • Karen HorstMD
      • Nishath AliMD
  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

    Innovation Theater

  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

    Master Class

  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    Update on Telehealth Regulations

    • Speaker
      • Arshya VahabzadehMD
      • Edward KaftarianMD
  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    Emotional Spectrum: Differentiating Between Sadness, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder

    • Speaker
      • Greg MattinglyMD
      • Julie CarbrayPhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN
  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    Exploring the Potential of Ketamine

    • Speaker
      • David FiefelMD, PhD
  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    Deep Dive into Difficult Medicines: First Generation Antipsychotics

    • Speaker
      • Jonathan MeyerMD
  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    A New Era for Alzheimer’s Disease: Prevention, Early Diagnosis, Effective Intervention

    • Speaker
      • Marc AgroninMD
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Dealing Effectively With the Triple Threat: Anhedonia, Emotional Blunting and Psychomotor Slowing

    • Speaker
      • Rebecca BarbeeMSPAS, PA-C, CAQ-Psych
      • Vladimir MaleticMD
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Long-Acting Injectables Anti-psychotics: When LAIs Are the Best Choice for Schizophrenia Treatment

    • Speaker
      • Greg MattinglyMD
      • Leslie CitromeMD, MPH
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    ADHD in the Real World: Practicalities, Challenges, and Innovations

    • Speaker
      • Lisa WattMSN, RN, APRN
      • Timothy WillensMD
  • 4:30 PM – 5:45 PM

    Sexual Dysfunction in Men and Women- A Gendered Approach to Etiology and Treatment

    • Speaker
      • Nicole CirinoMD, CST, IF, PMH-C
      • Steven SnyderMD
  • 6:00 PM – 7:45 PM

    Exhibit Hall

Thursday October 31, 2024

  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

    Innovation Theater

  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Fractured: But not Beyond Repair. Assessment and Management of Borderline Personality Disorder

    • Speaker
      • Michele GaliettaPhD
      • Richard JacksonMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Unlocking the Puzzle: A Primer on Negative Symptoms and Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia

    • Speaker
      • Peter WeidenMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    ADHD and Beyond: Navigating the Complex Landscape of Comorbidities

    • Speaker
      • Timothy WillensMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Agitation Associated with Neurocognitive Disorders

    • Speaker
      • Marc AgroninMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    The Mind-Body Approach to Psychiatric Disorders is Still Alive and Well!

    • Speaker
      • Vladimir MaleticMD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    Master Class

  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

    Innovation Theater

  • 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

    Exhibit Hall

  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    ADHD in Adult Women: Challenges and New Directions

    • Speaker
      • Greg MattinglyMD
      • Michelle MartelPhD
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Solving Clinical Challenges: Depression

    • Speaker
      • Anita ClaytonMD
      • Charles RaisonMD
      • Michael ThaseMD
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Understanding Autism: An Essential Skill for the Psychiatric Practitioner

    • Speaker
      • Kristin SohlMD
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Optimizing Psychiatric Practice: Strategies for Profitability, Billing Efficiency, Navigating Practice Complexity for Success

    • Speaker
      • Desiree MatthewsPMHNP-BC
      • Kevin WilliamsMS, MPAS, PA-C
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Deciphering Deprescribing: Navigating Reduction Strategies Across Psychiatric Disorders

    • Speaker
      • Andrew PennRN, MS, NP, CNS, PMHNP-BC
      • Vanessa Joy Walker
  • 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

    Addressing Gun Violence: Clinical Strategies for Mental Health Clinicians

    • Speaker
      • Phillip ResnickMD
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Networking Event at SPIN Boston

Friday November 01, 2024

  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

    Innovation Theater

  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Rapid-Acting Innovations in the Pharmacological Management of Major Depressive Disorder

    • Speaker
      • Manish JhaMBBS
      • Sharon Chen
      • Snoben KuruvilaMPAS, PA-C
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    The New Neurobiology of Addiction and Implications for Treatment

    • Speaker
      • Petros LevounisMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Deep Dive into Difficult Medicines: Lithium

    • Speaker
      • Jonathan MeyerMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    After a Suicide Attempt: Next Steps in Clinical Practice

    • Speaker
      • Jill Harkavy-FriedmanPhD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Addressing the Stimulant Crisis in America

    • Speaker
      • Duane Gordon
      • Greg MattinglyMD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    Master Class

  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

    Innovation Theater

  • 12:00 PM – 3:30 PM

    Exhibit Hall

  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Integrating Pharmacotherapy and Psychotherapy in the Management of Anxiety Disorders: Personalizing the Balance for Successful Outcomes

    • Speaker
      • Manish JhaMBBS
      • Saundra JainMA, PsyD, LPC
      • Vanessa Joy Walker
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    State of the Science: Schizophrenia

    • Speaker
      • Christoph CorrellMD
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    The Future is Now: Leveraging Evolutionary Science to Enhance the Treatment of Depression

    • Speaker
      • Charles RaisonMD
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Solving Clinical Challenges: Addiction

    • Speaker
      • Arwen PodestaMD
      • Lydia BartholowDNP, PMHNP, CARN-AP
      • Petros LevounisMD
  • 3:45 PM – 5:00 PM

    Psychopharmacology with the Aging Patient

    • Speaker
      • George GrossbergMD
  • 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

    Pediatric Anxiety Management: Striking a Balance Between Long-Term Strategies and Interventions for Acute Episodes

    • Speaker
      • Manpreet SinghMD, MS
  • 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

    Black Box Warning and Treating Teens and Young Adults Thinking about Suicide

    • Speaker
      • David DicksteinMD, FAAP
  • 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

    An Evidence-based Roadmap to the Initial Management of Bipolar Disorder

    • Speaker
      • Joseph GoldbergMD
  • 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM

    Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Benzodiazepines: Prescribing, Management, Tapering, and Withdrawal

    • Speaker
      • Arwen PodestaMD
      • Lydia BartholowDNP, PMHNP, CARN-AP
      • Vanessa Joy Walker
  • 6:45 PM – 8:00 PM

    Poster Reception

Saturday November 02, 2024

  • 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM

    AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk

  • 7:30 AM – 8:45 AM

    Innovation Theater

  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Best Practices and Challenges in Managing Mixed Episodes in Bipolar Disorder

    • Speaker
      • Ayana Hill
      • Joseph GoldbergMD
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Navigating ADHD Transitions: From Teenage Challenges to College Success

    • Speaker
      • Joel YoungMD
      • Julie CarbrayPhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN
  • 9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

    Sleep and Suicide Prevention: Interventions Across the Lifespan

    • Speaker
      • Sally WeinsteinPhD
  • 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    MATE Act Training

    • Speaker
      • Arwen PodestaMD
      • Edward KaftarianMD
  • 10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

    Master Class

  • 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM

    Innovation Theater

  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

    Understanding Anxiety Disorders: Insights from Clinical Experience

    • Speaker
      • Chelsie MonroeAPN, PMHNP-BC
      • Julie CarbrayPhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
      • Saundra JainMA, PsyD, LPC
  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

    An Evidence-based Roadmap to the Initial Management of Schizophrenia

    • Speaker
      • Christoph CorrellMD
  • 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

    Aging and Depression

    • Speaker
      • Eric LenzeMD
  • 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM

    Shake, Rattle and Roll -Neurobiology of Dance & Exercise in Psychiatry

    • Speaker
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH
  • 4:15 PM – 4:30 PM

    Psych Congress 2024: Final Thoughts and Panel Discussion

    • Speaker
      • Greg MattinglyMD
      • Julie CarbrayPhD, FPMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC, APRN
      • Rakesh JainMD, MPH