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 Schedule 2023
Date Title Speaker(s)
March 2023 Grand Rounds Flyer -- for details on each session.
March 1 The Risky Brain, Adolescence, and Healthy Risk Behaviors Nina Lauharatanahirun, Ph.D.
March 8 The McNair Initiative for Neuroscience Discovery (MIND) – Impulsivity and Sociability Findings Nidal Moukaddam, M.D., Wayne Goodman, M.D., Ramiro Salas, M.D., Ashutosh Sabharwal, Ph.D., Bishal Lamichhane (Ph.D. candidate)
March 15 Spring Break  
March 22 Faculty Meeting  
March 29 COVID-19, the Frame, and the Changing Face of Psychotherapy Glen Gabbard, M.D.
February 2023 Grand Rounds Flyer -- for details on each session.
Feb. 1

Patient-Derived Brain-Based Mechanistic Studies of Mental Health Disorders

Consuelo Walss-Bass, Ph.D.

Feb. 8

Temporal Architecture of Suicide: Interacting Immediate and Long-term Action Regulation

Alan Swann, M.D.
Feb. 15

Faculty Development: Building Your CV

Susan P. Raine, M.D., JD, LLM, MEd

Feb. 2 Transgender Mental Health

Eric Yarbrough, M.D.

January 2023 Grand Rounds Flyer -- for details on each session.
Jan. 25 Thinking about Prescribing: What the Therapeutic Alliance and Evidence Base Teach Us About Psychopharmacology with Diverse Youth and Families Shashank V. Joshi, M.D.
Jan. 18 SOM Curriculum Renewal Update (for faculty only) Drs. Nadia Ismail and Sherita Love
Jan. 11 Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder: Practice Updates for Psychiatrists Julia Ridgeway-Diaz, M.D.
Jan. 4 Faculty Development Workshop For faculty only



Grand Rounds Schedule 2022

Date Title Speaker(s)
December 2022 Grand Rounds Flyer -- for details on each session.
Dec. 28 Christmas Holiday Week  
Dec. 21 Christmas Holiday Week  
Dec. 14 Faculty Meeting  
Dec. 7 Pregnancy Termination: What Psychiatrists Need to Know  Karen Horst, M.D., Alison Goulding, M.D.
November 2022 Grand Rounds Flyer -- for details on each session.
Nov. 30 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Substance Use Disorder Development and Treatment Outcomes Daryl Shorter, M.D.
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Holiday  
Nov. 16

The Emerging Relationship between the Immune System and Obsessive-Compulsive  Disorder and Tics in Children

Sarah O'Dor, Ph.D.
Nov. 9

Internal and External Barriers to Healthcare: An Overview of Health Equity for Women

Kerry Horrell, Ph.D.
Elizabeth Laney, Ph.D.
Nov. 2

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Matching: The Challenge of Fentanyl

Thomas Kosten, M.D.
October 2022 Grand Rounds Flyer -- for details on each session.
Oct. 26 Detecting and Undoing Racial Bias in the Delivery of Electroconvulsive Therapy   Carmen Black, M.D.
Oct. 19 Novel Psychopharmacologic Interventions in Oncology   Christian Bjerre Real, M.D., MMCI
Oct. 12 ADHD and Electronics: The Game -Life Balance  Edore Onigu-Otite, M.D.
Oct. 5 Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health: Understanding Prolonged Grief Disorder in the Context of Traumatic Loss Jonathan Blassingame, III, Ph.D., John Saunders, M.D., LaVonya Bennett, Ph.D.
September 2022 Grand Rounds flyer -- for details on each session.
Sept. 28 Beyond the Capacity to Make Medical Decisions: the Psychiatrist's Role in Determining Testamentary Capacity and Other Civil Capacities Edward Poa, M.D.
Sept. 21 Faculty Meeting  
Sept. 14 Pro-active Psychiatric Consultation: The Future of CL Psychiatry Lindsay Pershern, M.D., Pedro Fernandez, M.D.
Sept. 7 Overdiagnosis of Bipolar Disorder: Myth or Reality? Marsal Sanches, M.D., Ph.D.