Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

CAP-2 Clinical Conference Presentation:
To Discuss or Not? The Dilemma of Suicide Contagion

Allanceson Smith, MD
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Clinical Fellow
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Esme Shaller, PhD
Clinical Psychologist
Young Adult and Family Center
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology
UC Berkeley


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

  • Describe the latest data on adolescent suicide contagion
  • Describe clinical standards for mitigating contagion
  • Describe the approach taken in a comprehensive DBT team when a patient dies by suicide


Remote live streaming locations:

  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland: OPC Boardroom
  • UCSF Parnassus: LP-190


UCSF Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and are intended only for an audience of medical professionals.

Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits will be available for licensed physicians participating in this activity. 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.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, Building 3, Carr Auditorium
1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110