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1 May 2024

The OASIS Project – New Haven

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Unintentional drug overdose deaths in Connecticut increased by 306% from 2012 to 2022. Medical treatment leads to improved outcomes, but stigma is often a significant barrier to treatment. Join us for an interactive educational experience with national experts to help break through this barrier.  Coffee will be served at 9:00 AM, the session will begin...
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1 May 2024

The OASIS Project – Dallas

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The rate of drug overdose death in Texas has increased 75% over the last 5 years. Medical treatment leads to improved outcomes, but stigma is often a significant barrier to treatment. Join us for an interactive educational experience with national experts to help break through this barrier.  Click here to register.
8 Mar 2024

2024 Brain Conference

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The 2014 BRAIN Conference coincided with the launch of the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative (www.nncionline.org). As a day-long conference prior to the annual meeting of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT), our initial focus was to develop and disseminate a set of educational resources for effectively teaching neuroscience to psychiatry residents....
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12 Dec 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 7

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So… let’s...
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12 Dec 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 6

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So… let’s...
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12 Dec 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 5

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So… let’s...
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12 Dec 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 4

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So… let’s...
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7 Nov 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 3

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So… let’s...
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3 Oct 2023

Application Deadline for Effective Scientific Communication Course

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Effective communication of scientific findings is a core professional skill. While researchers may receive training for traditional formats (such as giving scientific talks and writing for journals), relatively little time is devoted to honing the unique skills required to engage a broader audience. Making science accessible requires learning to distill complex topics down to their...
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3 Oct 2023

Experiential Workshop

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NNCI will be offering a longitudinal course on Effective Scientific Communication. Participants will have the option to create and develop either a brief talk for our “This ‘Stuff’ Is Really Cool” (TSIRC) series or a clinical commentary. Successful talks will be performed as part of a symposium at the SOBP Annual Meeting; successful clinical commentaries...
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26 Sep 2023

Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry (NPiP)

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The Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry Course is designed around a series of active learning exercises including a range of experiential activities, largely to be done in learning pods, and a set of self-study resources that will be paired with asynchronous participation in an online community. Each day of the course will focus on a different...
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26 Sep 2023

Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry (NPiP)

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The Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry Course is designed around a series of active learning exercises including a range of experiential activities, largely to be done in learning pods, and a set of self-study resources that will be paired with asynchronous participation in an online community. Each day of the course will focus on a different...
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25 Sep 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 2

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So… let’s...
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25 Sep 2023

#NotGrandRounds Season 2, Session 1

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The goal of the #NotGrandRounds series is to bring clinically-relevant neuroscience to life through experiential learning. We are also explicitly focused on community building — one of the coolest opportunities of the online space is getting to connect with people from all over the world. Lastly, we firmly believe that learning should be fun. So…...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Define epigenetics and describe an experiment illustrating how early experience affects adult stress response and the epigenetic mechanism through which this is thought to occur. Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below. ...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:In what way has the concept of mind-body dualism had an impact on psychiatry? Describe recent work that undermines this perspective. Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below.  Not Dead Yet! Confronting...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Describe at least three interventional techniques that can be used to modify brain function and circuits – how do they work and what are their relative strengths / limitations? Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Why have anti-amyloid treatments failed to prove beneficial in Alzheimer’s disease? What are future directions for the development of disease modifying treatments for Alzheimer’s disease? Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below....
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Describe the neurobiological pathways thought to play a role in symptoms associated with ADHD. Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below. Shifting Focus: From Group Patterns to Individual Neurobiological Differences in Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Define allostasis and describe 3 neural systems that experience allostatic shifts with long-term opioid use. Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below. Perpetual Hunger: The Neurobiological Consequences of Long-Term Opioid Use Opioid...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Describe the neurotrophic model of depression. Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below. Reshaping the Depressed Brain: A Focus on Synaptic Health – This piece brings together our understanding of how different treatments...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Describe current evidence-based treatments related to the biology of fear conditioning. What other theoretical approaches for treating PTSD might be developed based on these models? Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below....
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:What are the limitations of our current diagnostic system with respect to psychotic illnesses? Describe an ongoing research approach for addressing this.   Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below.  Kraepelin’s Crumbling Twin...
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25 Feb 2021

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Selected Formative Assessment Question:Why is the DSM designed the way it is? What are its strengths and limitations?  Check out one of the following resources that are excerpted from the Neuroscience Perspectives in Psychiatry course and then share any thoughts, questions, or reactions in a comment below.  “Not Dead Yet!” – Confronting the Legacy of Dualism in...
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11 Feb 2020

Western University, London, ON

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“Cutting Edge Neuroscience Deserves Cutting Edge Teaching” Workshops are co-facilitated by Dr. David Ross and Dr. Ashley Walker.
11 Feb 2020

2020 BRAIN Conference: Navigating Modern Neuroscience, Dallas, TX

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Each year, the impact of modern neuroscience on psychiatry becomes increasingly clear. While biological models of mental illness once emphasized “chemical imbalances”, modern perspectives increasingly incorporate the role of genetics and epigenetics, a more nuanced understanding of molecular pathways, the importance of neuroplasticity, functional dynamics of neural circuits, and a range of novel therapeutic approaches....
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11 Feb 2020

Association for Academic Psychiatry, Boston, MA

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Ross, DA, Cooper, J, Gopaldas, MM, Novick, A, Scott, E, Shapiro, D, Skikic, M, Walker, A: “Intern Year – The Board Game: An Educational Experience for Learning About Physician Wellness, Burnout, and Depression.” Workshop at the Annual Meeting.
11 Feb 2020

American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Orlando, FL

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Berrettini, W, Grice, D, Kennedy, J, Potash, J, Mueller, D, Zai, G, Ross, DA, New, A, Campbell, EC, Soda, T, Nurnberger, J: “What Should the General Psychiatrist Know About Genetics?” Study Group at the Annual Meeting.
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