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Dr. David Goldbloom on ECT

Dr. David Goldbloom

Vilified and Validated - Marking the 80th Anniversary of ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy)

Dr. David Goldbloom presents CAMH Grand Rounds in April 2018.Learning objectives: to become familiar with the early history of ECT, including in Toronto; to appreciate the cultural history of ECT and its impact on attitudes and behaviour; and to consider the evidence of the effectiveness of ECT.

Dr. Robert Zipursky

Dr. Robert Zipursky

Reconsidering Medication Discontinuation After a First Episode of Psychosis

Dr. Robert Zipursky presents Grand Rounds at CAMH in April 2018
Learning objectives: Outline the different study methodologies used to determine recurrence rates following a first episode of psychosis, as well as their limitations; Describe the risk of recurrence with and without maintenance medications for individuals who have remitted from a first episode of psychosis; Describe the risk of developing schizophrenia and bipolar disorder when a person has a first episode of cannabis-induced psychosis. 

 

Dr. Nir Lipsman

Dr. Nir Lipsman

Brain Circuitry and Human Behaviour: What can go wrong and what can we do about it?

Addiction Rounds at CAMH February 2018 with Nir Lipsman of the Sunnybrook Research Institute Harquail Centre for Neuromodulation.
Learning Objectives: to learn about common brain circuit conditions, and how these can be linked to dysfunction in key brain areas; to learn about emerging forms of neuromodulation in psychiatry; and to learn about the challenges of direct-to-brain forms of neuromodulation.

Stephen O'Neill

Stephen O'Neill

The Open Notes Program 

OpenNotes is the international movement that’s making health care more transparent. It urges doctors, nurses, therapists, and others to invite patients to read the notes they write to describe a visit.  Read a CAMH Blog post about Open Notes from Gillian Strudwick, a nurse at CAMH who helped bring Mr. O'Neill to Toronto.