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. 

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

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.
  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 Terrace
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

Preparation and Support for Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy
Dr. Chris Nicholas


Five Questions That Will Determine The Future of Psychedelics in Mainstream Medicine
Dr. Chuck Raison

Grand Ballroom
10:45 am - 11:00 am Break & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibit Hall
11:00 am - 12:00 pmAssessing and Responding to Risk for Suicide In Children and Adolescents
Dr. Cynthia Ewell 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
Dr. James Lehman 

Hall of Ideas E

II. Assessment & Management of SUD in Older Adults
Dr. Laurel Bessey 
Hall of Ideas F
III. Incorporating DEI (JEDI) Principles into Clinical Practice
Dr. Erri Hewitt 
Hall of Ideas G
2:00 pm - 2:15 pmBreak & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibit Hall
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Jefferson Memorial Lecture

Update on the Treatment of Perinatal Mood Disorders: Innovative Approaches in Psychopharmacology and Psychotherapy Delivery

Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody
Grand Ballroom
3:30 pm - 3:45 pmBreak & ExhibitsMain Hallway & Exhibit Hall
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Assessing & Treating Adults with ADHD & Closing
Dr. Heather Huang & Dr. Stephanie Steinman

Grand Ballroom

James W. Jefferson Memorial Lecture
James Walter Jefferson, MD (1937-2019)
Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Jefferson epitomized the values and virtues of an outstanding physician, teacher and academic. The UW Department of Psychiatry is honored to offer an annual lecture in his memory.

Jeff, as he was affectionately known, taught generations of psychiatrists and other health care professionals to provide high quality, evidence-based mental health care. He became an international expert in the use of lithium, the gold-standard treatment of bipolar disorder. He co-founded and co-ran a
biannual regional continuing medical education conference for nearly forty years – a tradition which the Department of Psychiatry continues as the University of Wisconsin Annual Update & Advances in Psychiatry Conference.

Jeff received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and completed an internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City, residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin, and fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Chicago. After serving as a research cardiologist in the  U.S. Army, he returned to Madison for Psychiatry residency training. His remarkable career spanned more than five decades and included opening the
Lithium Clinic at UW in 1973 and founding the Lithium Information Center, which ultimately collected over 40,000 articles for patients and professionals. He served as President of Healthcare Technology Systems and was a Distinguished Senior Scientist at the Madison Institute of Medicine. Jeff was a prolific author, highly respected lecturer nationally and internationally, and the recipient of numerous accolades.

Each year, the Department of Psychiatry invites one distinguished speaker who embodies Jeff’s spirit – being a consummate clinician, academic and colleague while advancing the evidence-based care of people suffering from mental illness – to give the James W. Jefferson Memorial Lecture during the Annual Update & Advances in Psychiatry Conference.

We are delighted that Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody, the Assad Meymandi Distinguished Professor and Chair of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will deliver the 2022 memorial lecture.

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 DirectorNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Ned Kalin, MDPlannerUniversity of Texas at Austin (Contractor),
J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation (Contractor),
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (Employment),
Skyland Trail (Contractor),
Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Stock),
American Psychiatric Association (Contractor),
National Institutes of Health (Contractor),
Corcept Therapeutics (Contractor),
CME Outfitters, LLC (Contractor)
Sara Scott, BScAccreditation SpecialistNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Ali Ellison, APNPPlannerNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Jeanie Jundt, RNPlannerNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Stephanie Steinman, PhDPlanner/FacultyNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Laurel Bessey, MDFacultyNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseYes
Cynthia Ewell Foster, PhDFacultyOui Therapeutics (Contractor),
Zero Suicide Institute (Contractor)
Erri Hewitt, PhDFacultyNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Heather Huang, MDFacultyNo relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to discloseNo
Matcheri Keshavan, MDFacultyTakeda Medical Research Foundation (Contractor),
Alkermes, Inc. (Contractor)
James Lehman, MD, MPHFacultyVirtual Emotion Resource Network (Stockoption)No
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MDFacultyJanssen Global Services, LLC (Sponsored Research Agreement to UNC: Grant),
WebMD (Contractor),
AncoraBio (Contractor),
SageTherapeutics (UNC Chapel Hill: Grant)
Chris Nicholas, PhDFacultyMultidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (Contractor)Yes
Chuck Raison, MDFacultyAlfasigma USA, Inc. (Contractor),
Novartis (Contractor),
Usona Institute (Contractor)

*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™

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


Contact Information


Daisy Christian
(608) 279-3423

Granite Hills Hospital

Deanna Meyer
(414) 667-4999

Biohaven Pharmaceuticals

Krista Borrego
Neuroscience Sales Specialist
(773) 507-1192


Kirk Swenson
(608) 444-4395

Biogen and Sage Therapeutics

Dave Arndt
(847) 454-5047

Axsome Therapeutics

Andy Glawe
(920) 610-0784

Rogers Behavioral Health

Jamie Schrandt
(608) 287-9238

Teva Pharmaceuticals

Robert Jones
(608) 572-0508


Lavina Harjani
(608) 469-5550


John Donahue
(715) 864-2979

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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

UW 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. 

Registration for this activity can only be completed through the ICEP Learning Portal. Attendee registrations made through any other sites cannot be honored. UW-Madison ICEP is not able to refund fees paid through unaffiliated registration sites, such as eMedEvents.com, MedConfWorld.com, EventEgg.com, and 10times.com. Please report any unauthorized websites or solicitations for registrations to info@icep.wisc.edu.


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.