10th Annual Updates & Advances in Psychiatry

Madison, WI US
October 21, 2022

Join fellow healthcare providers for the 10th edition of the University of Wisconsin Updates & Advances in Psychiatry Conference. This annual conference highlights in hot topics and the latest best practices in the practice of psychiatry and mental health care. This year will feature didactic lectures and panel presentations from preeminent providers as well as a breakout session workshop to dive more in-depth into important topics in psychiatric care. This year's topics cover a broad range of topics including: risk assessment in children and adolescentsuse of clozapine and long-acting injectables in schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder, and assessment and treatment of adults with ADHD.

Breakout workshops include: assessment & management of Gender Dysphoria, assessment and management of SUD in older adults, and incorporating DEI (JEDI) principles in clinical practice

This year's Jefferson Memorial Lecture will be provided by Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody who will discuss updates on peripartum mood disorders. 

Target 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

As a result of participation in this conference, members of the healthcare team will be able to:

  1. Describe the latest developments in the treatment of post-partum depression.
  2. Explain the assessment and treatment of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  3. Appreciate advances and limitations in our current understanding of the use of psychedelic medications for psychiatric disorders.
  4. Assess the risk of suicide or violence in a child or adolescent with mental illness.
  5. Describe the risks and benefits of using clozapine and long-acting injectable antipsychotics in people with severe & persistent mental illness.
  6. Implement diversity, equity and inclusion strategies in one's clinical practice.
  7. Describe the assessment and management of substance use disorders in older adults.
  8. Describe the assessment and management of gender dysphoria.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.25 APA CE Credits
  • 6.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 6.25 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/21/2022 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
10/21/2022 - 4:45pm CDT

All times listed are Central Daylight Time

TimeSession InformationRoom
7:15 am - 8:15 amBreakfast & RegistrationGrand Ballroom
8:20 am - 8:30 amWelcome 
Dr. Ned Kalin & Dr. Art Walaszek
Grand Ballroom
8:30 am - 9:30 amUse of Clozapine& Long-Acting Injectables in Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder
Dr. Matcheri Keshavan
Grand Ballroom
9:30 am - 9:45 amBreak & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibition Hall
9:45 am - 10:45 am

Research Into Psychedelic Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders
Chris Nicholas PhD & Chuck Raison, MD

Grand Ballroom
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:00 pmRisk Assessment in Children & Adolescents
Dr. Cynthia Foster
Grand Ballroom
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch & ExhibitsGrand Ballroom & Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmBreakout Sessions:
I. Assessment & Management of Gender Dysphoria
James Lehman, MD, MPH

Hall of Ideas A

II. Assessment & Management of SUD in Older Adults
Laurel Bessey, MD
Hall of Ideas B
III. Incorporating DEI (JEDI) Principles into Clinical Practice
Erri Hewitt, PhD
Hall of Ideas C
2:00 pm - 2:15 pmBreak & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibit Hall
2:15 pm - 3:15 pm Assessing & Treating Adults with ADHD
Dr. Heather Huang & Dr. Stephanie Steinman
Grand Ballroom
3:15 pm - 3:30 pmBreak & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibit Hall
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Jefferson Memorial Lecture & Closing
Update on the Treatment of Peripartum Mood Disorders

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody

Grand Ballroom


Monona Terrace
1 John Nolen Dr
Madison, WI 53703
United States


A block of rooms is available for attendees wishing to book a hotel room. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and accommodation. 

You must request the Updates in Psychiatry Conference when booking to receive the discounted rates. 

Hilton Madison Monona Terrace
9 East Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-5100

Rate: $189/night

  • Check in time is 3pm, check out time is 12pm.  The Hotel will make every effort to accommodate requests, but cannot guarantee early check in or late departure.

To receive this rate rooms must be booked by Sept. 21, 2022

Cancellation: Rooms must be cancelled forty-eight (48) hours prior to arrival in order not to be billed one night's room & tax. 

Best Western Premier Park Hotel

22 S Carroll St, Madison, WI 53703
1 (800) 780-7234 or (608) 285-8000

Rate: Start at $189/night

Cancellation: Cancellation of individual reservations must be made 48 hours prior to the day of arrival.

To receive this rate rooms must be booked by Sept. 20, 2022

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) to identify, mitigate and disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* held by the speakers/presenters, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this accredited continuing education (CE).  In addition, speakers, presenters and authors must disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation.  

For this accredited continuing education activity all relevant financial relationships have been mitigated and detailed disclosures are listed below.  

NameRoleFinancial Relationship Disclosure

Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses of Drugs/Devices in Presentation?

Art Walaszek, MDCourse Director  
Ned Kalin, MDCourse Director  
Sara Scott, BScAccreditation SpecialistNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Ali Ellison, APNPPlanner  
Jeanie Jundt, RNPlanner  
Stephanie Steinman, PhDPlanner/Faculty  
Laurel Bessey, MDFaculty  
Cynthia Foster, PhDFaculty  
Erri Hewitt, PhDFaculty  
Heather Huang, MDFaculty  
Matcheri Keshavan, MDFaculty  
James Lehman, MD, MPHFaculty  
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MDFaculty  
Chris Nicholas, PhDFaculty  
Chuck Raison, MDFaculty  

*Ineligible companies are those whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by, or on, patients.

The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical services directly to patients to be ineligible companies.

Discloser List CME Internal Report
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.


American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this hybrid live activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this hybrid live activity for a maximum of 6.25 ANCC contact hours.

American Psychological Association (APA)

APA LogoContinuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibly for the content of the programs.

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 0.625 continuing education units (CEUs) or 6.25 hours.




Available Credit

  • 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.25 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 6.25 APA CE Credits
  • 6.25 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
    • 6.25 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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Registration Fees

NOTE: Fees are the same for both in-person and virtual course options.

$365 - Physicians (MD/DO) & Psychologists (PhD)
$265 - All other healthcare professionals Nurses (RN), APP (PA, APRN), PharmD, Social Work)
$165 - UW/VA/UnityPoint Health/SwedishAmerican Faculty & Staff/Fellows/Non-UW Residents

Students & UW Residents - Free

The registration fee includes cost of tuition, and a nonrefundable processing fee of $50. In-person attendee fees also include a continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks. Virtual attendee fees also include access to the virtual platform. 


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

In the event that the in-person event is cancelled, the conference will move to a fully virtual format and your enrollment will automatically be transferred. 


Email help@icep.wisc.edu.


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.


The University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX requirements. The University of Wisconsin fully complies with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please notify us at help@icep.wisc.edu


For conference information please contact Sara Scott sfscott@wisc.edu

Required Hardware/software

Virtual attendees: laptop, desktop, or tablet with video streaming capability will be required in order to view the videos within the course platform.