Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series Presentation:
Subtyping Suicidal Behaviors: A Blueprint for the Development of Biomarkers

Maria A. Oquendo, MD, PhD
Ruth Meltzer Professor and Chair
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the neurobiological systems implicated in suicidal behavior
  • Describe the interplay between diathesis and stress and their effects on the occurrence of suicidal behavior


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Building 5, Room 7M30
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Building 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at

At the request of the speaker, this presentation will not be archived for later viewing.


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, February 12 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-301 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143