University of Wisconsin 8th Annual Update and Advances in Psychiatry

October 17, 2020

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 CE activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the latest evidence regarding the comorbidity of substance use disorders and other psychiatric disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Summarize state-of-the-art management of irritability and problem behavior in youth with autism
  • Employ new technological strategies to care for patients with mental illness during the pandemic


Provided by

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
   Department of Psychiatry

University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP)

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 5.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/17/2020 - 8:30am CDT
Event ends: 
10/17/2020 - 3:15pm CDT


 SATURDAY, October 17
8:00-8:30Virtual Exhibits Open - Drop In
Ned Kalin, MD
8:45-9:30Gone to Pot? The Complex Relationships Between Cannabis, Cannabinoids and Psychosis
Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MD
9:30-9:45Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD
9:45-10:30Assessment and Treatment of Irritability and Problem Behavior in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kelly McGuire, MD, MPA
10:30-10:45Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD
View Virtual Exhibits
11:00-11:45The Management of Bipolar Disorder During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period
Adele Viguera, MD, MPH
11:45-12:00Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD
12:00-1:00LUNCH BREAK
Virtual Exhibits Open - Drop In

Breakout Sessions & Case Discussions
1) Ethically Challenging Issues in Psychiatric Practice - Michael J. Peterson, MD, PhD
2) The Use of Technology in Mental Health - Erick T. Sheftic, MD
3) Management of Disruptive Behaviors in Children and Adolescents - Anupriya Schnapp, MD
4) How to Make Decisions in Perinatal Psychiatry - Marc Kalin, DO

View Virtual Exhibits
2:15-3:00James "Jeff" Jefferson Memorial Lecture
The Relationship Between PTSD and Addiction: A Complex Conundrum
Kathleen T. Brady, MD, PhD
3:00-3:15Q & A
Moderator: Ned Kalin, MD


This is a virtual conference (central time). Please see the Program for further information.

A link will be sent to participants prior to the activity start date.

Visiting Faculty

Kathleen T. Brady, MD, PhD; Distinguished University Professor of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC); Charleston, SC

Deepak Cyril D’Souza, MD; Professor of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine; Director, Schizophrenia Neuropharmacology Research Group at Yale (SNRGY); New Haven, CT

Kelly McGuire, MD, MPA; Assistant Medical Director, Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, New York Presbyterian Hospital. Medical Director, Translational Medicine Program, New York State Psychiatric Institute. Assistant Clinical Professor, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry; White Plains, NY

Adele C. Viguera, MD, MPH; Assistant Professor, Case Western School of Medicine; Cleveland, OH

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health Faculty

Marc Kalin, DO; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

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

Michael J. Peterson, MD, PhD; Associate Professor, Director of Hospital Psychiatric Services

Anupriya Schnapp, MD; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Erick T. Sheftic, 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).

* 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.

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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 5 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 0.5 continuing education units (CEUs) or 5 hours.


Available Credit

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

Check back periodically for an up-to-date list of exhibitors.

Click on the link to enter their virtual "booth."

Exhibitor "drop in" times: October 17, 8:00-8:30 am and 12:00-1:00 pm



Rogers Behavioral Health



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Registration Fees

$265 - Physicians (MD/DO) and PhDs

$165 - Others (Adjunct Clinical Faculty, PA, NP, RN, etc.)

$95 - 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 14) 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.


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.

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Required Hardware/software

Computer, tablet, or smartphone with audio sharing capabilities.