University of Nebraska Medical Center

Grand Rounds 2020-21






Layla Soliman, MD, Atrium Health

Beyond "Denies SI, HI:" Conducting and Utilizing Risk Assessments to Improve Patient Care 
7-22-20                     Kati Cordts, PhD and Steve Wengel, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Finding the Balance: Why Wellness is Critical for Professional Fulfillment 

8-12-20 Yogangi Malhotra, MD, NYC Health + Hospitals, Jacobi Medical Center

Building Agency: An Innovative Approach to Building Improvement Capacity by Fostering Power and Courage in Others 

8-19-20 Howard Liu, MD, Chair - Department of Psychiatry, University of Nebraska Medical Center

State of the Department 

8-26-20 Gaurava Agarwal, MD, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine Organizational Frameworks to Advance Well-Being During and After a Pandemic 
9-9-20 Nasuh Malas, MD, MPH, University of Michigan Keep Calm and Carry On: Standardizing Care Approaches for Youth At-Risk for Agitation or Aggressive Behaviors
9-16-20 Linda Nguyen, MD, Stanford University Brain Gut Connection: Why We Need Psychogastroenterology 
9-23-20 Nicholas Breitborde, PhD, Ohio State University

Coordinated Specialty Care and Beyond for Individuals with First-Episode Psychosis 

10-7-20 Lauren Edwards, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center Morbidity and Mortality Conference 
10-14-20 Carlyle Chan, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin Avoiding Death by PowerPoint: Strategies to Improve Presentation Skills 



Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Reproductive Psychiatry
11-4-20 Sarah Yip, PhD, Yale University Connectome based prediction across drugs and brain  
11-11-20 Alison DeLizza, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, University of Nebraska Medical Center Focusing on Function and Flexibility: Why (and How) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Works 
12-9-20 Jonathan Poquiz, PhD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Adapting Evidence-based Psychological Practice with Transgender and Non-binary Youth 

12-16-20 Mark Gilbert, PhD, University of Nebraska - Omaha

Seeing the Patient: Portraiture and Medicine 

1-13-21 Lipi Roy, MD, Housing Works Overdose and Outbreaks: Leveraging Medicine and Media to Treat Addiction During a Pandemic 
1-20-21 Sheritta Strong, MD, UNMC Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity at UNMC: Reflections on the Breakthrough Thinking Conference and Beyond 
1-27-21 Ellen Braaten, PhD, Harvard Medical School Characteristics of children with slow processing speed: psychiatric and educational outcomes 
2-10-21 John Torous, MD, MBI, Harvard Medical School Beyond Telehealth: Advances in Digital Mental Health Research and Practical Clinical Considerations for Smartphone Apps in Care 
2-24-21 Renee Rienecke, PhD, Eating Recovery Center - Northwestern University Updates in the Use of Family-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders 
3-10-21 Arash Javanbakht, MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine Augmented Reality and Telepsychiatry: Bringing Exposure Therapy to Real Life Context 
3-24-21 Joanna Quigley, MD, University of Michigan Adolescent Substance Use: Current Trends and an Approach to Clinical Care 
4-14-21 Cynthia Hernandez, MD, and Kate Buehler RN, BSN, CEN, SANE,University of Nebraska Medical Center Violence Against Humans: A Closer Look at Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault 
4-21-21 Kim Templeton, MD, University of Kansas Medical Center Gender Bias and Women Physician Wellbeing 
4-28-21 Art Walaszek, MD, University of Wisconsin Assessing and Managing Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia 
5-12-21 Lauren Edwards, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center Morbidity and Mortality Conference 
5-26-21 Jessi Gold, MD, Washington University - St. Louis From Frontlines to Headlines: Advocating for Healthcare Worker Mental Health in the Media
6-9-21 Joseph McCaffrey, PhD, University of Nebraska - Omaha Philosophy of Psychiatry: The Place of Human Values in Mental Health and Illness
6-23-21 James Rachal, MD, Atrium Health PTSD