Grand Rounds 2017-18


Goal of Psychiatry Grand Rounds:  To provide the highest-quality continuing education for clinical staff, house officers, and medical students within the department and other interested persons in the medical community.

Mission Statement:  To present unbiased, scientifically-based information relevant to the practice of Psychiatry.

The UNMC Psychiatry Department in conjunction with the Creighton University Psychiatry Department presents grand rounds on alternating weeks (UNMC on the 2 nd and 4 th weeks of the month, CU on the 1 st and 3 rd weeks of the month) at 12:00 PM. Presenters are selected from our faculty and residents, and from around the country, with topics selected based on audience interest. Deliberate effort is made to avoid commercial bias in all grand rounds presentations.

Locations for Grand Rounds viewing:

Michael Sorrell Center
Room 2018
VA Western Iowa/Nebraska Health Care Sys
3 rd Floor, Room 3583
4101 Woolworth Avenue
Omaha, NE 68105

CUMC/Bergan, CUMC Education Building,  Conference Room 21215
Located on 78 th and Mercy

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits TM .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

To view the archived presentation, click on the link in the "To View" column.  Accessing the presentations requires you to have a media player software program such as RealPlayer or VLC Player installed in order to view.  Get VLC Player Free

Psychiatry Grand Rounds can be viewed live, starting 10 minutes before the scheduled start:



Title To View
9-13-17 Steve Salzbrenner, MD
Assistant Professor, Adult Psychiatry
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Pharmacogenetics and Mental Health


9-27-17 Jennifer Baker, LICSW, LCSW, CHI Health Bergan Psych Associates Buried in Treasures: Understanding and Intervening with Hoarding Disorder UNMC
10-11-17 TBD  TBD  
10-25-17 Dr. Ira D. Glick, MD
Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine
Mid and Long-term Efficacy and Effectiveness of Antipsychotic Medications for Schizophrenia: a Data-driven, Personalized Clinical Approach UNMC
11-8-17 Jon Sikorski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Nebraska Medical Center  
A Grateful Heart is Good Medicine UNMC
11-22-17 Thanksgiving Break     

Kristen Cook, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacotherapy Laboratory Coordinator & Clinical Asst Professor, UNMC COP Pharmacy Practice

Dementia: Treatment and Management of Behavioral Symptoms UNMC
12-20-17 Christmas Break    
1-10-18 Howard Gendelman, MD
Chairperson & Professor, Pharmacology/Exp Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center  

Cure HIV

1-24-18 Diego Torres-Russotto, MD
Associate Professor, Neurological Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center  

Drug-Induced Movement Disorders 

2-14-18 Megan Smith-Sallans, MS, LIMHP, LIPC
Megan Smith Psychotherapy, P.C., Omaha, NE 68102

Providing Affirming Care to Gender Expansive Children and Their Families

2-28-18 Molly Britton, MD
House Officer IV, CU Psychiatry Residency Program

The 'Second Brain': A Closer Look at the Gut-Brain Connection

3-14-18 Stephanie Sutton, MD
House Officer IV, CU Psychiatry Residency Program
More Than Skin Deep: The Overlap Between Psychiatry and Dermatology UNMC
3-28-18 Joseph Aloi, BS,  Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, PhD Candidate, UNMC, Center for Neurobehavioral Research, Boys Town National Research Hospital Neural Correlates of Polysubstance Use: Differential Effects of Alcohol and Cannabis on the Adolescent Brain UNMC

Kelly Holder, PhD, Assist Professor / Director Student Health & Counseling, and Erika F.H. Saunders, MD, Shively-Tan Professor & Chair, Dept of Psychiatry, both from Penn State College of Medicine

Developing the Office of Student Mental Health and Counseling

4-25-18 Nick Basalay, MD
House Officer IV, CU Psychiatry Residency Program   

The Face(s) of ADHD in 2018

5-9-18 Jon Sikorski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Nebraska Medical Center   

Biofeedback 101

5-23-18 Joe Kent, MD
House Officer IV, CU Psychiatry Residency Program

Transgender Mental Health Care