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Grand Rounds Calendar

Until further notice, Grand Rounds are held via WebEx on Thursdays from noon to 1 p.m. If you would like to be added to the list, please contact Elizabeth Toppen at

Speaker Name
Speaker Institution
Title of Presentation
9/15/22 Brooke E Long, PsyD Rush University Medical Center - Road Home

Are We Overpathologizing Personality? A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Character Traits in Treatment

9/22/22 Leah Richmond-Rakerd, PhD University of Michigan

Mental Disorders and Dementia Risk: Insights from Nationwide Registers


Diane Mariani, LCSW

Stephanie Bailey, LCSW

Rush University Medical Center

Caring for Caregivers

10/6/22 Valeria Nanclares-Nogues, PsyD University of Missouri Health Care

The Brief Observation of Symptoms of Autism (BOSA): Validation Study of the Spanish-Language BOSA within a Latin American Sample

Murray B Stein, MD University of California - San Diego, School of Medicine

Spotlight on Social Anxiety Disorder

Lawrence A Palinkas, PhD University of Southern California

Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Child and Adolescent Mental Health Policy and Practice Implementation

10/27/22 Padriac Stanley, MSW Rush University Medical Center

Rush Generations

11/3/22 Matthew Lerner, PhD Stony Brook University

Catch Me if you Can: Novel Mechanisms of Social Functioning and Intervention in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder

11/10/22 Robert Shulman, MD Rush University Medical Center

Time to Talk About It:Physician Burnout, Moral Injury and Building Resilience 

11/17/22 Puja Agarwal, PhD Rush University Medical Center

Brain Health, Cognition and the Rush MIND Diet

12/1/22 Jay Behel, PhD Rush University Medical Center

Diversity Equity and Inclusion 

Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, MD City of Hope

Psycho-Oncology: End of Life and Palliative Care, Living with Purpose and Dying with Dignity

12/15/22 Eli R Lebowitz, PhD Yale School of Medicine

Parent-Based Treatment for Child Anxiety Disorders

Cy Nadler, PhD

Children's Mercy - University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine

Autism & Safety in Healthcare Environments: Quality Improvment and Community Engagement

1/12/23 Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD, MPH University of North Carolina

Issues in Perinatal Depression


Allison Wainer, PhD

Emily Wolodiger, PhD

Rush University Medical Center

Building Early Connections

1/26/23 Ruchi Fitzgerald, MD Rush University Medical Center

Physicians and Substance Use Disorders: Perspectives and Policy

2/2/23 Walter Kaye, MD University of California San Diego

Is Anorexia Nervosa a Disorder of Eating?

2/9/23 Jon Grant, MD, JD, MPH University of Chicago

Danos-Scheftner Lecture in Affective Disorders and Biological Psychiatry: Trichotillomania and Skin Picking Disorders

2/16/23 Marc A Martinez, PhD Clinical and Forensic Psychology Services

Forensic Risk Assessment of Sexual Offenders and Ethical Considerations

Michael Easton, MD Rush University Medical Center


Canceled Canceled


Peter Rowe, MD Johns Hopkins

Pediatric Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS):a Serious, Chronic, Complex, Multi-system Disorder

Stephen Marder, MD Semel Institute for Neuroscience as UCLA

Update on the Management of Schizophrenia: Drugs and other Treatments

Princess Currence, DSW Rush University Medical Center

Training on Bystander Effect or the Upstander Intervention

Canceled Canceled Canceled 
Monica De Iorio, PhD Rush University Medical Center

The Utility of Neuropsychological Evaluation


Maureen Nash, MD

Providence Elder Place

Elevating Healthcare for Frail Older Adults: Integrating Behavioral Health into a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

4/20/23 Angela Walden, PhD University of Illinois at Chicago 

Native American Health and Research Issues 


Jay Clore, PhD, LCP

University of Illinois

How to Have Trauma-Informed Conversations

5/4/23 Brant Hasler, PhD University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 

Rythms and Reward: How Circadian Factors May Contribute to Risk for Adolescent Substance Use


Scott Aaronson, MD

University of Maryland, Sheppard Pratt

Psychedelics: A Paradigm Shift for Psychiatry


Brian Klassen, PhD

Rush University Medical Center

Treating PTSD in Veterans and Service Members in a Matter of Days

5/25/23 Matteo Respino, MD Rush University Medical Center

The Clinical Significance of Neurocircuitry Abnormalities in Late-Life Depression


Nicole Heath, PhD

Rush University Medical Center

Overview of  the DBT Clinical Program at Rush 

6/8/23 Marissa Hilliard, PhD Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital



Avelina Padin, PhD

Rush University Medical Center


6/22/23 William Frye, PhD, BCB, ABPP Johns Hopkins All Childrens Hospital 

Biofeedback Demystified: Enhancing Health and Performance through Self-Regulation