Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds


Co-provided by Baylor College of Medicine and The Menninger Clinic


The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds are held weekly, featuring local faculty, as well as regional and national speakers. The presentations cover a wide range of mental health topics germane to our faculty, residents, fellows, and other mental health clinicians.

Grand Rounds are held most Wednesdays from September through May at the McNair Campus, Conference Rooms A&B, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST. Due to the pandemic, Grand Rounds currently are Zoom only until it is safe for us to gather in person.

Grand Rounds Schedule 2022
Date Title Speaker(s)
May 2022 Grand Rounds flyer -- for details on each session.
May 25 APA Meeting  
May 18 Faculty Meeting  
May 11 *Faculty Development Workshop* Patient Care Single Pathway John Saunders, M.D., M.S.
May 4 *Faculty Development Workshop* Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award Kanta Velamuri, M.B.B.S.
*Please note that there will be no CE credit for May 4 and May 11 Faculty Development Workshops.
April 2022 Grand Rounds flyer -- for details on each session.
April 27

Talking Pathways to Patients: Diagnostic Disclosure and the Neuroscience of Borderline Personality Disorder

Michael D. Jibson, M.D., Ph.D.

April 20 Early Transplantation for Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease Mauro A. Garcia-Altieri, M.D.
Ruben Hernaez, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D
April 13 Suicide: Integrating Long-Term and Immediate Risk Alan Swann, M.D.
April 6

The Impact of Climate Change on Mental Health: A Primer for Psychiatric Educators

Andreea Seritan, M.D.
March 2022 Grand Rounds flyer -- for details on each session.
March 23 Creating an LGBTQ+ Affirming Environment to Improve Mental Health Care for LGBTQ+ Michael R. Kauth, Ph.D.
March 16 Interventional Psychiatry: Challenges and Opportunities Samuel Wilkinson, M.D.
March 9 Our Bias is a Problem: Examining Clinician Stigma Against Addictions Daryl Shorter, M.D., Mark Yurewicz, M.D.
March 2 The Future of Digital Mental Health Michelle A. Patriquin, Ph.D., Jan Lindsay, Ph.D.
February 2022 Grand Rounds flyer for details on each session.
Feb. 23

Navigating the Intersection of Religion, Gender, and Sex in the Clinical Setting

Kerry Horrell, Ph.D.
Feb. 16 Faculty Meeting  
Feb. 9 Examination of Race and Culture Bound Syndromes in Psychiatry

Michael McClam, M.D., John Saunders, M.D.

Feb. 2 The Ethics of Responding to Microaggressions and Discriminatory Requests      Ali Abbas Asghar-Ali, M.D., David Wittkower, M.A.
January 2022 Grand Rounds flyer for details on each session.
Jan. 26 Impact of Social and Cultural Issues on the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community and Recommendations for Mental Health Treatment Rose Yang, Psy.D., Phuong Nguyen, Ph.D.
Jan. 19

Clinicians' Reactions Toward Children and Their Caregivers in a Community Child Psychiatry Clinic

Matthew Koller, M.D., Martin Maldonado Duran, M.D.
Jan. 12 A Boost for Behavioral Health in Texas: Improving Access to Children's Mental Health Care via CPAN and TCHATT Amy Goetz, Ph.D., Lauren Havel, M.D., Asna Matin, M.D.
Jan. 5 Joining Patients at the Brink of Death: Responding Effectively to Chronic Suicidality Julie Skutch, Ph.D.