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New Program Director for Geriatric Psychiatry: Dr. Jess Friedland

Thu, 2014-01-16 14:32

It is our pleasure to announce Dr. Jess Friedland as the new Program Director for Geriatric Psychiatry.

Dr. Friedland is an Assistant Professor and psychiatrist based at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute. She received her medical degree from the University of Calgary and completed  her psychiatry residency and geriatric psychiatry fellowship at McGill. She has been co-chair of the Psychotherapy Committee since 2011 and is the medical director of the Geriatric Psychiatry External Clinic at the Douglas.

Source Site: /psychiatry

MUHC Grand Rounds: "Cognitive Function in Depression: Back to the Basics"

Fri, 2014-01-24 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

We are pleased to present,

Dr. Glenda MacQueen, PhD, MD, FRCPC

Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
University of Calgary

The title of the presentation is:

"Cognitive Function in Depression: Back to the Basics"

Please note that viewing of the conference is possible at the Montreal General Hospital in the Bikadoroff Conference Room (Rm.

Contact Information

Contact: Tewfik Said, M.D.
Organization: Co-ordinator, Psychiatry CME, MUHC
Email:
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 34588
Source Site: /psychiatry

9th Annual JGH Department of Psychiatry Research Day

Fri, 2014-03-21 08:30 - 12:30
Institute of Community and Family Psychiatry : AMPHITHEATRE, 4333 Cote St. Catherine Rd, Montreal, QC , H3T 1E4

The Department of Psychiatry of the Jewish General Hospital will be presenting the 9th Annual Research Day. This is the 9th annual public research day held in association with the Lady Davis Institute of Medical Research and sponsored by a donation from the Gustav Levinschi Foundation.

Contact Information

Contact: Karine Campanelli
Organization: Jewish General Hospital
Email:
Office Phone: 514-340-8222 ext. 4626
Source Site: /psychiatry
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Research Seminar: “The role of epigenetic phenomena in anxiety disorders of children and their clinical management”

Tue, 2014-01-14 12:30 - 14:00
Montreal Children's Hospital - K Wing : Conference Room (K-117), 4018, rue Ste-Catherine West Westmount Quebec Canada , H3Z 1P2

The Child Psychiatry Research Committee is sponsoring a Child Psychiatry Research Seminar. This seminar is open to all staff and students.

Contact Information

Contact: Jennifer Simoneau
Organization: Montreal Children's Hospital - Child Psychiatry Research Seminar
Email:
Office Phone: 514-412-4400 (22176)
Source Site: /psychiatry
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MUHC Grand Rounds: "Psychiatric Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury"

Fri, 2014-01-17 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

We are pleased to present,

Dr. Jean-Daniel Sylvestre

The title of the presentation is:

"Psychiatric Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury"

 

Please note that viewing of the conference is possible at the Montreal General Hospital in the Bikadoroff Conference Room (Rm.

Contact Information

Contact: Tewfik Said, M.D.
Organization: Co-ordinator, Psychiatry CME, MUHC
Email:
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 34588
Source Site: /psychiatry

Two Douglas psychiatrists honoured by the Verdun community

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Mimi Israël, MD, and Serge Beaulieu, MD, PhD received a 2013 “Coup de chapeau verdunois” for their commitment as first-line psychiatrists. The awards were handed out by Roger Cadieux, President of the Forum économique de Verdun, during a recognition ceremony on the evening of November 27.

This award recognizes the involvement of Verdun residents and employees.

Contact Information

Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Email:
Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry

MUHC Grand Rounds: "The Bipolar Spectrum: Diagnosis or Fad"

Fri, 2013-12-20 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

We are pleased to present,

Dr. Joel Paris

Professor of Psychiatry

The title of the presentation is:

"The Bipolar Spectrum: Diagnosis or Fad"

 

Please note that viewing of the conference is possible at the Montreal General Hospital in the Bikadoroff Conference Room (Rm.

Contact Information

Contact: Tewfik Said, M.D.
Organization: Co-ordinator, Psychiatry CME, MUHC
Email:
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 34588
Source Site: /psychiatry

MUHC Grand Rounds: "Intergenerational Effects of Trauma amongst Families of Holocaust Survivors"

Fri, 2013-12-13 11:00 - 12:30
Allan Memorial Inst. Hospital : South Seminar Room P1.082, 1025 avenue des Pins Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A1

We are pleased to present,

Dr.

Contact Information

Contact: Tewfik Said, M.D.
Organization: Co-ordinator, Psychiatry CME, MUHC
Email:
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext 34588
Source Site: /psychiatry

Spotlight on Dr. Simon Young

Mon, 2013-12-09 09:58

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.

Dr.

Source Site: /psychiatry

Douglas-Based Research Team Obtains $1.5 Million to Study a New Method of Neuronal Communication

Wed, 2013-11-27 14:02

Salah El Mestikawy, PhD, a researcher at The Douglas Institute, along with his research team, have received $1.5 million to explore the dual signalling capacity of neurons. This research grant is one of five new Multi-Investigator Research Initiative (MIRI) grants awarded by Brain Canada with funds from the Canada Brain Research Fund and Partners.

Contact Information

Contact: Marie france Coutu
Organization: The Douglas Mental Health University Institute
Email:
Office Phone: 514-761-6131, ext. 2769
Source Site: /psychiatry