Click to view: Department of Psychiatry Newsletter - Fall 2014
To listen to Dr. Michael Meaney speak about how the environment plays a role in the expression of certain genes predisposed to delinquency, please click the following link.
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction- For Health Care Professionals and Caregivers
8 week program with one day retreat + one orientation (mandatory) meeting.
Screening of psychiatric films
Thursday, November 27th, 9 pm.
Cinémathèque Québécoise (335, boul. De Maisonneuve Est.)
Spring Promotions 2015
The Department of Psychiatry Promotions Committee will be meeting to review the following recommendations for promotions of Tenured and Contract Academic Staff (CAS) members:
• Faculty Lecturer to Assistant Professor
• Assistant Professor to Associate Professor
• Associate Professor to Full Professor
• Before applying for promotions (in any category), the candidate must first notify the Chair.
Annoucement from the Program Office
Dear Residents and Faculty,
McGill Department of Psychiatry
3rd RESIDENT RESEARCH DAY
It is our pleasure to announce the 3rd Psychiatry Resident Research Day, which will take place on July 8th, 2014 in the amphitheater of the JGH, Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry.
This is a wonderful opportunity to discover the research work of our dynamic residents but also to meet the SEVEN new residents who applied to our Research-Track program this year and are looking for research supervisors in various f
Dr. Gabriella Gobbi’s recent revolutionary research, “Father Absence in the Monogamous California Mouse Impairs Social Behavior and Modifies Dopamine and Glutamate Synapses in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex” (Cerebral CORTEX, Oxford Journals) highlighting the importance of fathers in both neurobiology and behavior of offspring has been featured by numerous media outlets.
In this week’s Spotlight, we would like to highlight Dr. Simon Young who will be setting his sights on a well-deserved retirement as Emeritus Professor after 42 years with the McGill Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Young began his productive McGill career in 1971 as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. He was appointed an Assistant Professor in 1975 and Full Professor in 1987. He has made exceptional contributions to research, teaching and administration, authoring approximately 230 referred papers and over 50 editorials and comments.
We are pleased to present
Dr. Allan Abbass
Professor and Director of Psychiatric Education;
Director, Centre for Emotions and Health,
Dalhousie University, N.S.
The title of the presentation is:
"The Evidence base of short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy (STPP) including its effects in resistant populations with videotape example