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Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

NYU Langone’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry hosts weekly grand rounds for mental health professionals, pediatricians, neurologists, and educators to learn about clinical and research advances in pediatric psychiatry and psychology.

Faculty present topic- and case-based lectures via zoom on Fridays from 11:00AM to 12:00PM unless otherwise noted. No registration is required. If you are unable to attend live, recordings of grand rounds are available for faculty and staff to view online (login with Kerberos ID and password is required) within 24 hours after each presentation.

Continuing medical education credits are available for physicians who attend Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds live and scan their QR codes within the first 15 minutes of each presentation.


The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). Each continuing medical education activity provides 1 credit hour in Category 1 of the Physicians Recognition Award of the American Medical Association.

The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School adheres to ACCME standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of any commercial relationships as well as off-label or investigational use of any drug, device, or procedure by the faculty will be made known at the presentation.

Grand Rounds Schedule

September 10, 2021
No Grand Rounds—State of the Department
Speaker: Jennifer Havens, MD
Chair, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

September 17, 2021
Novel Treatments in Depression: Focus on Ketamine and Photobiomodulation
Speaker: Dan Iosifescu, MD
Associate Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

September 24, 2021
Early Childhood Neuroimaging Biomarkers of Cognitive Development
Speaker: John Gilmore, MD
Thad and Alice Eure Distinguished Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Director, UNC Center for Excellence in Community Mental Health, UNC Psychiatry

October 1, 2021
The Measurement of Child Psychopathology and Suicide Risk
Speaker: Robert Gibbons, PhD
Blum-Riese Professor of Biostatistics, University of Chicago

October 8, 2021
COVID and Kids: The Impact of the Pandemic on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Speaker: Lawrence Palinkas, PhD
Albert G. and Frances Lomas Feldman Professor of Social Policy and Health
Fellow, American Academy of Social Welfare and Social Work
Co-Lead, Social Work Grand Challenge to Create Social Responses to a Changing Environment
USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, University of Southern California

October 15, 2021
Mental Traveler: A Father, a Son, and a Journey Through Schizophrenia
Speaker: W.J.T. Mitchell
Senior Editor, Gaylord Donnelley Distinguished Service Professor, English and Art History, University of Chicago

November 5, 2021
Health Justice for LGBT Youth: A Public Health and Human Rights Approach to Mental Health Disparity
Speaker: Stewart Adelson, MD
Director, Youth Equity Science/YES Project
Senior Visiting Fellow, Yale Law School
Clinical Assistant Professor, Cornell Weill Medical College

November 12, 2021
Advancing Evidence-Based Care for Autistic Youth in Community Settings
Speaker: Paige E. Cervantes, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

December 3, 2021
Treating Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescents: Recent Advances
Speaker: James Lock, MD
The Eric Rothenberg, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
Senior Associate Chair, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Eating Disorder Program, Stanford Children's Health, Stanford University School of Medicine

December 17, 2021
Infections and Neuropsychiatric Disease
Speaker: Shannon L. Delaney, MD
Director, Child and Adolescent Evaluation, Lyme, and Tick-borne Diseases Research Center
Assistant Professor, Columbia University Medical Center

January 7, 2022
Only words? Person-First and Identity-First Language for Disability–Reflections, Applications, and Understanding
Speaker: Dana S. Dunn, PhD
Chair and Professor, Psychology
Director, Academic Assessment, Moravian College

January 14, 2022
The Long and Winding Road: Getting from Gene Discovery to the Clinic in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Speaker: Matthew State, MD, PhD
Chair, Psychiatry
President, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute

January 28, 2022
Uses and Abuses of Racial/Ethnic Identity in Psychiatric Research
Speaker: Jay Kaufman, PhD
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University

February 4, 2022
ADHD and the Cognitive Neurosciences Approach: Promise and Progress
Speaker: Russell Schachar, MD
Senior Scientist, Psychiatry and Neurosciences and Mental Health Program, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute

February 11, 2022
Incorporating Pharmacogenetics into Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Speaker: Laura B. Ramsey, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati

February 25, 2022
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the Coming Era of Process-Based Therapy
Speaker: Steve C. Hayes, PhD
Professor, Psychology, University of Nevada

March 4, 2022
Black Swans and Sensible Medicine in Pediatric Mood Disorders
Speaker: Manpreet K. Singh, MD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Stanford Pediatric Mood Disorders Program

March 11, 2022
The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study: Opportunities for Scientific Discovery?
Speaker: Gaya Dowling, PhD
Director, Adolescent Brain and Cognitive Development (ABCD) Project at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health

March 18, 2022
The Chemical Brain Drain: What We Know (and Don’t) about Environmental Hazards, and How We Can Protect Children as they Develop
Speaker: Leonardo Trasande, MD, MPP
Jim G. Hendrick, MD Professor of Pediatrics
Professor, Environmental Medicine and Population Health, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

March 25, 2022
David Gallagher Memorial Lecture
Suicide in Self-Harm Prevention
Speaker: Joan Asarnow, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Bio Behavioral Sciences in the David Geffen School of Medicine Director of the Youth Stress and Mood Program

April 1, 2022
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Trials and Tribulations
Speaker: Alexander Kolevzon, MD
Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Health System

April 8, 2022
Beyond Magic Bullets: White Race as Social Determinant of the Opioid Crisis
Speaker: Helena Hansen, MD
Assistant Professor, Anthropology and Psychiatry at NYU
Research Scientist, Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research

April 29, 2022
Putting Things in Perspective: Investigating the Role of Early Maternal Experiences on Child Neurocognitive Development
Speaker: Natalie H. Brito, PhD
Assistant Professor, Applied Psychology, NYU Steinhardt

May 6, 2022
Aligning Research and Policy to Improve Health Systems for Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Speaker: Kimberly E. Hoagwood, PhD
Cathy and Stephen Graham Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

May 13, 2022
It’s All about Relationships: Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Adolescents with Depression
Speaker: Laura Mufson, PhD
Professor of Medical Psychology (in Psychiatry)
Associate Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center

May 20, 2022
Title: TBD
Speaker: Jenny R. Weis, MD
Director and Chief of Service, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue
Assistant Clinical Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

June 3, 2022
Poster Session
Psychiatry Fellows

June 10, 2022
Afraid and Awake: The Interaction Between Trauma and Sleep in Children and Adolescents
Speakers: Patrick J. Heppell, PsyD; Suchet S. Rao, MD; Veronica Fellman, DO; and Argelinda Baroni, MD

June 17, 2022
Speakers: psychology postdoctoral fellows

June 24, 2022
Speakers: psychology postdoctoral fellows

Grand Rounds Archive

You can also watch videos of child and adolescent psychiatry grand rounds from past years.



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