Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Trainee Research Award Presentation #1:
Psilocybin-Assisted Group Therapy for Demoralization in Older Long-Term AIDS Survivors

Speaker #1:
Brian Anderson, MD, MSc
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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

  • Name prevalent mental health problems among older long-term AIDS survivors
  • Describe the therapeutic components of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy
  • Weigh risks and benefits of psilocybin as a mental health treatment

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Trainee Research Award Presentation #2:
The Impact of Psychostimulants on Sleep-Dependent Memory in Healthy Adults

Speaker #2:
Lauren Whitehurst, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

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

  • Identify sleep's role for cognitive function
  • Identify the impact of commonly used off-label psychostimulants on sleep and cognitive outcomes

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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 psychiatry.ucsf.edu/live.

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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, March 19 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-302 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143