University of Wisconsin 7th Annual Update and Advances in Psychiatry

Madison, WI US
October 11, 2019 to October 12, 2019

Statement of Need

This activity is being held in response to mental health professionals' previous conference evaluations and the need for ongoing continuing medical education for clinicians in the area of psychiatry.

Elements of Competence

This CME activity has been designed to change learner competence and focuses on the American Board of Medical Specialties' areas of medical knowledge and patient care and procedural skills.

Intended Audience

This educational activity has been designed to meet the needs of clinicians and other health care professionals who are looking to enhance their knowledge and skills for the care of their patients with mental health issues.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the data supporting efficacy and risks associated with transcranial magnetic stimulation in the treatment of major depressive disorder
  • Develop a plan to address substances use disorders in their patients who are children or adolescents
  • Manage the challenges associated with caring for patients with personality disorders
  • Summarize how to balance working with children and their parents in the context of divorce
  • List the most recently developed and discovered drugs of abuse, and their psychiatric sequelae
  • Develop a plan to screen for, diagnose, and treat bipolar disorder in their older adult patients
  • Develop and implement a treatment plan for their patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Appreciate the clinical and research links between substance use disorders and eating disorders
  • Describe the steps that health care providers can take to promote wellness within their institutions

Additional Information

PDF icon PsychiatryUpdate-2019_F.pdf1.11 MB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/11/2019 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
10/12/2019 - 11:45am CDT


7:15Registration and Continental Breakfast
Ned Kalin, MD & Art Walaszek, MD
8:45Role of TMS in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder
Linda L. Carpenter, MD
9:45Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD
10:15Refreshment Break
10:30An Update on the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders in Adolescents
Justine W. Welsh, MD
11:30Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD

Breakout Sessions & Case Discussions
1) Strategies for Caring for Patients with Personality Disorders - Erri Hewitt, PhD
2) Providing Mental Health Care to Children with Divorced Parents - Jason Horowitz, PhD
3) New Drugs the Kids are Using These Days - Jennifer McDonald, MD
4) Recognizing and Treating Bipolar Disorder in Older Adults - Eileen Ahearn, MD 

2:30Refreshment Break
2:45In Memoriam - James W. "Jeff" Jefferson
John H. Greist, MD; Ned Kalin, MD; & Art Walaszek, MD
3:00Inaugural James W. Jefferson Lecture
Optimal Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

John H. Greist, MD
4:00Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD
7:45Registration and Continental Breakfast
Ned Kalin, MD & Art Walaszek, MD
8:30My Career in Translational Addiction Research: From Opioids, to Cocaine, to Food
Mark S. Gold, MD
9:30Q & A
Moderator: Art Walaszek, MD
10:00Refreshment Break
10:15The Long Game: Stories of Our Lives in Medicine
Helping students, trainees and physicians create and sustain satisfying careers

Joan M. Anzia, MD
11:15Q & A
Moderator: Art Walaszek, MD


Monona Terrace
1 John Nolen Dr
Madison, WI 53703
United States
+1 (608) 261-4000

Conference Attire

To ensure your comfort in the conference room, please bring a sweater or jacket to accommodate temperature variations.


Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI  53703
608-255-5100; 1-877-510-7465

Standard room rate is $179.  The Hilton will release these rooms to the public on September 10, 2019.  Please mention Group Code “PSYCH” to receive the special group rate. The Hilton has also created a secure and private reservation website personalized for our group:

Best Western Premier Park Hotel (formerly Best Western Inn on the Park)
22 South Carroll Street
Madison, WI  53703
608-285-8000; 1-800-279-8811

Room rates are $239 for traditional rooms (1-2 beds), $269 for deluxe rooms and $309 (suite).  The Best Western will release these rooms to the public on September 10, 2019.  Please mention “7th Annual Update and Advances in Psychiatry Block” to receive the special group rate.


Monona Terrace features a State-owned and managed 600-space, automated parking structure available 24/7 and is accessible via West Wilson Street and the eastbound lanes of John Nolen Drive. Parking fee is $16 (6+ hours).  Acceptable forms of payment include MasterCard, VISA or cash (no coin).

Short-term and all-day public parking is provided throughout downtown Madison in various structures and lots. On-street parking is also available for short-term parking in central Madison. See real-time city lot parking availability complete with turn-by-turn instruction.

Bus parking and passenger drop-off is accessible from the Wilson Street entrance to Monona Terrace.

Visiting Faculty

Joan M. Anzia, MD; Professor of Psychiatry, Feinberg School of Medicine/Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Linda L. Carpenter, MD; Professor, Brown Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Alpert Medical School; Director, Butler Hospital TMS Clinic and Neuromodulation Research Facility, Providence, RI

Mark S. Gold, MD; Professor, Distinguished Professor, Eminent Scholar, Chief, Chairman, Emeritus Scholar & Distinguished Alumni Professor (1990-2015); Professor, Washington University in St. Louis; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Justine W. Welsh, MD; Assistant Professor; Director, Addiction Services, Emory Healthcare; Director, Emory Adolescent Substance Use Treatment Services (EAST), Atlanta, GA

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health Faculty

Eileen Ahearn, MD; Clinical Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry

John H. Greist, MD; Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry; Affiliate Professor, Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Montana State University; Visiting Scholar, Department of Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, MERET Solutions

Erri Hewitt, PhD; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Jason Horowitz, PhD; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Ned H. Kalin, MD; Hedberg Professor and Chair of Psychiatry

Jennifer McDonald, MD; Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Art Walaszek, MD; Professor of Psychiatry



It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest.  Faculty must also disclose any planned discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).

For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below.

Name of Individual

Individual’s Role in Activity

Name of Commercial Interest & Nature of Relationship

Discussion of
uses of drugs/devices
in presentation?

Eileen Ahearn, MDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseYes
Joan Anzia, MDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Terese Bailey, BSPlannerNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Linda Carpenter, MDPresenterJanssen (Consultant); Nexstim (Equipment Loan to Butler Hospital); Affect Neuro, Janssen, Neuronetics (PI)Yes
Mark S. Gold, MDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
John H. Greist, MDPresenterPfizer (Consultant); Waypoint (Royalty as Co-author of Internet Therapies for Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder); ERT Consulting (Royalty paid by ERT to Healthcare Technology Systems for use of EC-SSRS Assessment); Healthcare Technology Systems (Stockholder or Other Ownership Interest Holder)Yes
Erri Hewitt, PhDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo
Jason Horowitz, PhDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo

Ned Kalin, MD

Course Co-directorAmerican Psychiatric Association, Columbia University, Pritzker Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research Consortium, Strang, Patterson, Renning, Lewis and Lacey (Consultant) American Psychiatric Association (Editor); Skyland Trail, TC MSO, Inc. (Member of Advisory Committee or Review Panel); Seattle Genetics (Stockholder or Other Ownership Interest); CME Outfitters, Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago (Teacher/Speaker)No
Jennifer McDonald, MDPresenterNo relevant financial relationships to discloseNo

Art Walaszek, MD

Course Co-director & Content ReviewerAmerican Psychiatric Association Press (Author)No
Justine Welsh, MDPresenterSpringer Publishing Company (Book Author); GW Pharmaceuticals (Member of Advisory Committee or Review Panel); Chestnut Health Systems (Teacher/Speaker)Yes

* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

Accreditation Statement

Jointly Accredited Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Designation Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.9 continuing education units (CEUs) or 9 hours.


Available Credit

  • 9.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 9.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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Registration Fees

$365 - Physicians (MD/DO) and PhDs

$265 - Others (Adjunct Clinical Faculty, PA, NP, RN, etc.)

$125 - UW SMPH/UW Health/UW Medical Foundation/VA/Meriter Faculty, Residents, and Staff

Syllabus Materials

Syllabus materials will be posted on this site.  Materials will be available to registered participants 48 hours (October 9) prior to the event. If you want to view the presentations while at the conference, please bring your laptop.


Requests for cancellation must be submitted in writing to Cancellation requests received at least 96 hours prior to the conference will allow a full refund except for the $50 nonrefundable processing fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations received less than 96 hours prior to the activity start date.

NOTE: If you register after 2:00 on 10/10/2019, you will not receive a printed name tag at the conference.


Emergency situations occasionally occur and may necessitate topic or speaker changes. The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP reserve the right to alter or substitute a topic or speaker without prior notification.

For Further Information

For conference information or details, please contact Terese Bailey at 608-265-2046 or