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Dr. Frank Elgar's (Associate Professor, Dpt. of Psychiatry) research featured in USA Today and The Telegraph

Mon, 2013-03-25 11:28

USA Today: Each family dinner adds up to benefits for adolescents

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The Telegraph: Family meals have calming effect on troubled teenagers

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Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Frank Elgar
Source Site: /psychiatry

Paper by Dr. Eric Latimer published in the April issue of "Clinical Schizophrenia & Related Psychoses"

Fri, 2013-03-22 15:06

Underprescribing of Clozapine and Unexplained Variation in Use Across Hospitals and Regions in the Canadian Province of Québec

Clinical guidelines recommend a trial of clozapine for schizophrenia patients who are refractory to other antipsychotics; its benefits for this population, including a reduction in suicide rates, have been documented in numerous studies.   This paper uses Québec government administrative data (RAMQ and Med-Echo) to show tha

Contact Information

Contact: Dr. Eric Latimer
Source Site: /psychiatry

Dancing with the Docs

Sat, 2013-04-13 18:30
La TOHU : 2345 Rue Jarry Est, Montreal, QC , H1Z 4P3

Dear Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to invite you to the second edition of a one-of-a-kind dance competition on April 13 that will feature 10 MUHC doctors including Dr. Richard Montoro, co-director of the McGill University Sexual Identity Centre and a clinical psychiatrist at the MUHC.

We are proud to support Dr.

Contact Information

Contact: Nadia Zajac
Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 23622
Source Site: /psychiatry

Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Program Receives Full Accrediation

Wed, 2013-03-20 15:53

Dear Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Program Committee Members and Faculty and Faculty Members of the Department of Psychiatry;

Source Site: /psychiatry

Department of Psychiatry's Residency Program Receives Full Accreditation Status

Wed, 2013-03-20 10:44

Dear all,

It is my great pleasure to announce to you that our program has received full accreditation status from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The surveyors were impressed with the overall quality of the program, the dedicated faculty members, the high caliber of residents, and the positive atmosphere of collaboration and commitment to educational excellence. I would like to thank all of you for your help with the accreditation and your constant support and participation in the residency program.



Source Site: /psychiatry

New date: McGill Dpt. of Psychiatry Graduation

Mon, 2013-06-10 (All day)
Faculty Club : 3450 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E5

McGill Department of Psychiatry will hold its graduation ceremony on the evening of June 6th, 2013 at the Faculty Club.

Please mark this date in your calendars!

Invitations to follow.

Questions, please contact Tammy: 514 398 2958 or residency [dot] psychiatry [at] mcgill [dot] ca.


Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Tammy Thibault
Organization: Department of Psychiatry
Office Phone: 514 398 2958
Source Site: /psychiatry

Research Seminar - Depression in Children and Adolescents: Clinical Wisdom from Treatment and Prevention Studies

Tue, 2013-04-09 12:30 - 14:00
Montreal Children's Hospital : St. Catherine Pavilion Conference Room (K-117), 2300 Tupper Street Montreal Quebec Canada , H3H 1P3

Research Seminar

The Child Psychiatry Research Committee is sponsoring a Child Psychiatry Research Seminar. This seminar is open to all staff and students. The seminar will be informal and encourage active audience participation and discussion.

“Depression in Children and Adolescents: Clinical Wisdom from Treatment and Prevention Studies”

Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Jennifer Simoneau
Office Phone: (514) 412-4400 ext 22176
Source Site: /psychiatry

MUHC Psychiatry Grand Rounds -- The Role of the New Guidelines in the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder

Fri, 2013-03-22 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


Medical Chief, Mood, Anxiety & Impulsivity Disorders Program & Bipolar Disorder Program, Douglas Mental Health University Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University

The title of the presentation is:


Contact Information

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

Cultural Psychiatry Day 2013

Wed, 2013-04-10 13:00 - 17:00
Jewish General Hospital : E-711 (pavilion E, room 711), 3755 Cote St. Catherine Road Montreal Quebec Canada , H3T 1E2

 Cultural Psychiatry Day 2013

An Interactive Videoconference on 

Aboriginal Mental Health Resilience and Empowering Models of Care


Keynote Presentations:

Dr. Laurence J. Kirmayer, McGill University

Dr. Myles Blank, University of British Columbia

Murray Nielsen, Anishnawabe Health Toronto


Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Antonella Clerici
Source Site: /psychiatry

Early Intervention in Psychosis: Current knowledge and future directions

Mon, 2013-05-27 (All day) - Tue, 2013-05-28 (All day)
Douglas Hall : 3851 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: $100 - $350

Early intervention in psychosis: Current knowledge and future directions

The conference brings together renowned researchers and clinicians from different parts of the world to disseminate the most up to date knowledge on neurobiological, social, psychological, and cultural aspects of the early phases of psychotic disorders, as well as on challenging problems related to substance abuse and physical health.

Contact Information

Contact: Ms. Jessy Ranger
Organization: Communication Advisor, Douglas Institute
Office Phone: 514-761-6131 ext. 2616
Source Site: /psychiatry