Psychiatry Rounds

Department of Psychiatry Continuing Professional Development Activities

The Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry Clinical Academic/University Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Wednesday, 8:30-9:30 am
Attend this week's round session

Mar. 29, 2023Dr. Mahmoud Awara; Clinical effectiveness of psychiatric rehabilitation services and the impact of this on post-rehab service utilization')Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 5, 2023TBD TBDClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 12, 2023Dr. Phil TibboClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 26, 2023Dr. Emily Fraser TBDClinical Academic Rounds
May. 3, 2023Dr. Sandra Meier TBDClinical Academic Rounds
May. 10, 2023Dr. Deborah Parker TBDClinical Academic Rounds
May. 17, 2023Dr. Ross Baldessarini TBDUniversity Rounds
May. 24, 2023Dr. Allan Abbass TBDClinical Academic Rounds
May. 31, 2023Dr. Mary Cannon TBDClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 7, 2023TBDUniversity Rounds
Jun. 14, 2023TBDClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 21, 2023TBDClinical Academic Rounds

Evaluation links are available for seven days. Dalhousie Psychiatry Faculty Members evaluate rounds on the faculty data-base:

Evaluations for all others (non-Dalhousie faculty psychiatrists and non-psychiatrists) are linked to the archived sessions below. They are also open for evaluation for seven days.

Thank you in advance for your feedback!


Presentation materials are not to be captured or recorded by attendees.

Presenters may choose whether the wish to be recorded or not. Recordings will be available to Department of Psychiatry faculty members only on the department’s internal faculty database. Recordings will be availble until the new rounds schedule begins, each September. Note to DOP Faculty: Viewing the recorded Rounds session does not qualify you for Section 1 MOC credit.


Presentation slides will be linked to the archived session below when the presenter permits.

Mar. 22, 2023Drs. Kathleen Howell, Ashley Crane, and Alexis Goth Advancements in Integrative Psychiatry- Centering Experience with Psychedelic MedicinesClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 15, 2023Dr. Lisa Barrett Three Lessons About EmotionUniversity Rounds
Mar. 8, 2023Dr. Meagan MacNeil Challenging Cases in Geriatric PsychiatryClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 1, 2023 Dr. Leslie Anne Campbell Understanding Client Needs in Child and Adolescent Community Mental Health and Addictions Services: Insights from Acuity at Presentation?Child And Adolescent Psychiatry
Feb. 22, 2023Dr. Mark Bosma Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME): Triumph or Tragedy?Clinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 15, 2023Dr. Jillian Horton From Burnout to... What? Critical Frameworks for Understanding - and tackling - Our Burnout CrisisUniversity Rounds
Feb. 8, 2023Drs. Terry Chisholm, Grainne Neilson, Gord Gubitz, Selene Etches, Jason Morrison, Marika Warren, and David Martel Clinical Aspects of MAiD where a Mental Disorder is the Sole Underlying Medical Condition.Clinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 1, 2023 Dr. Jennifer Cumming A Case of MisdiagnosesChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jan. 25, 2023Dr. Tomas Hajek Obesity in serious mental illness: brain, cognitive and psychiatric outcomesClinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 18, 2023Dr. Jeanie Tse and Craig Bayer Community as the Missing Piece in Integrated Care: Lessons from Clubhouse and Assertive Community TreatmentUniversity Rounds
Jan. 11, 2023Drs. Jason Morrison and Alex Whynot Involuntary psychiatric treatment in the era of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesClinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 14, 2022Drs. Lara Hazelton, Jason Morrison, and Kyle Godden You Should Read This!Clinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 7, 2022Dr. Shiphra Ginsburg How can we best use written comments for assessment and feedback in medical education?University Rounds
Nov. 30, 2022Dr. Jeff Kirby Ethical Dimensions of MAiD and Mental IllnessClinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 23, 2022Dr. Amy Gough Optimal Aging for Physicians in Nova Scotia: A Positive Psychiatry Pilot Study to Promote Wellbeing in Older AdultsClinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 16, 2022Dr. Michael Sheeringa Can You Assess and Treat PTSD in Children 6 Years and Younger?University Rounds
Nov. 9, 2022Jac Atkinson and Becky Marval Approaching Social Determinants of Health in PracticeClinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 2, 2022 Dr. Lauren Chan; " Did that just happen?": A review of patient mistreatment towards psychiatry residentsChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Oct. 26, 2022Drs. David Gardner and Andrea Murphy Transforming Insomnia CareClinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 19, 2022Dr. Evan Wood Increasing Evidence-Based Practices in Substance Use Disorder CareUniversity Rounds
Oct. 12, 2022Drs. Mutiat Sulyman, Cinera States, and Lara Hazelton EDIA at Dal Psychiatry: Where are we now and what is next?Clinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 5, 2022 Dr. Joseph Sadek How to Practice Self-CompassionChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Sep. 28, 2022Drs. Sabina Abidi and Alexa Bagnell Data Informed Continuous Improvement for Psychiatric ServiceClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 21, 2022Dr. Lisa Andermann EDIIA in psychiatric clinical care: Concepts from cultural psychiatryUniversity Rounds
Sep. 14, 2022Dr. Abraham Rudnick Facilitating Recovery of People with Mental Health Challenges: A Values-Based (CanMEDS) ApproachClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 22, 2022Department of Psychiatry End of the Year CelebrationClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 15, 2022Cody Sherren Medical Psychiatry JeopardyClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 8, 2022(R.O. Jones Memorial Lecture) Dr. Eliot Sorel Health Equity and TOTAL Health for All: Translating Scientific Evidence into Global Health PolicyUniversity Rounds
Jun. 1, 2022 Drs. Suzanne Zinck and Celia Robichaud Gender Identity and Autism: Common Presentations and Guidelines for Assessment and TreatmentChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
May. 25, 2022Drs. Michelle MacDonald and Shiloh Ricciotti Medical Clearance in the EDClinical Academic Rounds
May. 18, 2022Dallas Seitz Ecotherapy: Nature-Based Activities as Mental Health TreatmentsUniversity Rounds
May. 11, 2022Emmanuel Aquino (Psychiatrist), Tara Harnish, (RT), Jessica Wallace (RT), Sonia Popat (OT), Stacey Burgess (LPN), Chris Reid (OTA) TRANSITION FROM HOSPITAL TO COMMUNITY, A Journey to RecoveryClinical Academic Rounds
May. 4, 2022 Dr. Normand Carrey Child and Adolescent Consultation, Processes and ModelsChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Apr. 27, 2022Dr. Marissa LeBlanc and Nicole Snow Consulting medical genetics in a psychiatric presentationClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 20, 2022Dr. Francis Lu DSM-5 Text Revision Outline for Cultural Formulation and the Cultural Formulation Interview: Tools for Culturally Competent Care.University Rounds
Apr. 13, 2022(Medical Humanities) David Granirer Stand Up For Mental Health: Humour and Comedy Really Are Good For Mental Health!Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 6, 2022 Drs. Sharon Clark, Duncan Law, Debbie Emberly, Sabina Abidi, Celia Robichaud and Ms Nicole Works Working With Goals - Using Principles of Shared Decision Making to Improve Patient-Centred CareChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Mar. 30, 2022Dr. Rudolf Uher First Episode DepressionClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 23, 2022Mr. Alex Myrick From County Homes to the Victoria General Hospital and Beyond: Psychiatric Normalization and the Connections between Adolf Meyer and Robert O. Jones, 1900-1970.Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 9, 2022Dr. Vincent Agyapong Supportive Text Message Interventions in Mental HealthClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 2, 2022 Drs. Lukas Propper and Ann Marie Joyce Autism Specific Care and BIOSChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Feb. 23, 2022Dr. Dave Lovas Adolescent Treatment Resistant Depression - Is There a Case for Ketamine?Clinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 16, 2022Dr. Suzette Bremault-Phillips and Dr. Eric Vermetten; Walk and Talk – 3MDR for PTSDUniversity Rounds
Feb. 9, 2022Drs. L. Geldenhuys, Des Lieddin, and Emma MacDermott The Causes and Health Effects of the Climate Emergency, and the Role of the PhysicianClinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 2, 2022Child and Adolescent Mental Health: Learnings from Virtual Care during COVID-19 (Drs. Normand Carrey, Jill Chorney, and Leslie Anne Campbell)Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 26, 2022Drs. Holly Greer, Angela Wang, Lauren Chan, and Kate Stymist Resident medical education projectsClinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 19, 2022Dr. Erica Frank Physician WellnessUniversity Rounds
Jan. 12, 2022Dr. JianLi Wang Risk predictive analytics for better clinical practice and population mental healthClinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 5, 2022Dr. Joe Sadek PsychopharmacologyClinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 15, 2021You should read this! 2021Clinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 8, 2021Dr. Yvonne Steinert, McGill Teaching as LeadershipUniversity Rounds
Dec. 1, 2021 Ms. Laura Callaghan Care for Newcomers to Nova ScotiaChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Nov. 24, 2021Joint Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatric Medicine; Dr. Christelle Boudreau Aducanumab: Blockbuster or Bust?Clinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 17, 2021Dr Ron Postuma, McGill REM Sleep Behavior: From Dreams to NeurodegenerationUniversity Rounds
Nov. 10, 2021Dr. Allan Abbass Treatment non response in psychiatric disorders: consider unresolved attachment trauma.Clinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 3, 2021 Drs. Nadine Halawa and Sarah Fancy A case of successful rechallenge in a patient with a history of clozapine-induced myocarditisChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Oct. 27, 2021Drs. Cindy Calkin, Roy Chengappa and Jessica Gannon Treating insulin Resistance to Improve Outcome in Bipolar Disorder: Results of the TRIO-BD studyClinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 20, 2021Dr. Javeed Sukhera, UWO Bias in the Mirror: Breaking Bias without Breaking OurselvesUniversity Rounds
Oct. 6, 2021 Dr. Sandra Meier Fancy epidemiological designs - so what?Child And Adolescent Psychiatry
Sep. 29, 2021Drs. Courtney Handford, Yvonne Libbus, Zenovia Ursuliak Strengthening the Dalhousie Psychiatry Strategic Plan through WellnessClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 22, 2021Dr. David Gratzer, University of Toronto Digital Mental Health After COVID-19University Rounds
Sep. 15, 2021Drs. Awara & M. Havenga Epilepsy as a Disorder at the Interface of Neurology and PsychiatryClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 8, 2021 Dr. Addo Boafo, Assistant Professor CHEO The Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient: sleep, suicidality, and recent research findingsChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jun. 16, 2021Dr. Tyson Rizzardo, Psychiatry PGY-5, Dalhousie University; Dr. Anthony Pianosi, Psychiatry PGY-5, Dalhousie University Medical Psychiatry JeopardyClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 9, 2021 Dr. Ali Manning , C& A Psychiatry PGY-6, Dalhousie University Coaching Teaching: supporting residents to teach in competency by designChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jun. 2, 2021(R.O. Jones Memorial Lecture) Dr. Margaret Steele, Professor, Dean of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland The Evolving Face of Leadership: How will we be prepared for the current and emerging leadership challenges?University Rounds
May. 26, 2021Dr. Martin Alda, Professor and Killam Chair in Mood Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Thinking Rationally about the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder (Colvin Prize lecture)Clinical Academic Rounds
May. 19, 2021(MedEd) Dr. Chris Watling, PGME Associate Dean, Western University Making Professional Culture Visible in Medical EducationUniversity Rounds
May. 12, 2021Dr. G. Neilson, Assistant Professor, DoP, Dal, Dr. T. Chisholm, Associate Professor, DoP, Dal, Dr. S. Kutcher, Professor, DoP, Dal, Dr. G. Gubitz, DoM, Dal MAiD Panel Discussion Part 1Clinical Academic Rounds
May. 5, 2021 Dr. Vhari James, C& A Psychiatry PGY-6, Dalhousie University Capgras, Catatonia and Cerebral Palsy: A Complex Case ReportChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Apr. 28, 2021Dr. Edith Baxter, Department of Family Medicine, Director of Evidence-Based Medicine, Continuing Professional Development, Dalhousie University Antidepressants for Mild to Moderate Depression and Anxiety: A Primary Care PerspectiveClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 21, 2021Dr. Peggy Richter, Associate Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center OCD Basics to Beyond: New Treatment Alternative for Severe IllnessUniversity Rounds
Apr. 14, 2021 Dr. Katie Radchuck, C& A Psychiatry PGY-6, Dalhousie University Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders and the PandemicChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Apr. 7, 2021(Medical Humanities) Dr. Susan Lamb, Jason A. Hannah Chair, History of Medicine, Department of Innovation in Medical Education Adolf Meyer, the Origins of Clinical Psychiatry, and NeuroplasticityClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 31, 2021(MedEd) Dr. Sarah Burm, Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University Rethinking Health Advocacy in Medical Education: Reflections from Patients, Physicians, and TraineesClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 24, 2021Dr. Josh Green, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Julie Garnham RNBN, Research Manager, Psychiatry Research, Mood Disorders Group Medication Treatment Practices in the Maintenance Phase of Adults with Bipolar Disorder: Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 17, 2021(MedEd) (University Rounds) Dr. Glen Bandiera, Professor & Associate Dean, PGME, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Dr. Kaif Pardhan, Lecturer & Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Toronto, Dr. John Teshima, AssociUniversity Rounds
Mar. 10, 2021Dr. Ali Manning , C& A Psychiatry PGY-6, Dalhousie University; Dr. Amy Gough, Psychiatry PGY-4, Dalhousie University Psychiatry Challenge: academic quiz roundsClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 3, 2021 Normand Carrey MD, IWK 0-5 Infant Mental Health Clinic; Brave New World: Relationship-based Developmental Therapies Focus on Neurorelational FrameworkChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Feb. 24, 2021Dr. Katie Lines, Psychiatry PGY-3, and Dr. Jillian Cottreau,PGY-4, Dalhousie University QTc in PsychiatryClinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 17, 2021Dr. Henry G. Kennedy, Clinical Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin Models of Care in Forensic PsychiatryUniversity Rounds
Feb. 10, 2021Dr. Greg MacMullin, Psychiatry PGY-5, Dalhousie University A systematic review of the impact of alcohol on early phase psychosisClinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 3, 2021 Dr. Sabina Abidi, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University; Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? : physician distress and ClozapineChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jan. 27, 2021Dr. Michael Ungar, Professor, School of Social Work; Dalhousie University Diagnosing Resilience: A Multisystemic Model for Positive Development in Stressed EnvironmentsClinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 20, 2021Dr. Cheryl Forchuk, RN PhD Ont FCAHS, Beryl and Richard Ivey Research Chair in Aging, Mental Health, Rehabilitation and Recovery Smart Technologies in Mental HealthUniversity Rounds
Jan. 13, 2021Dr. Marissa LeBlanc, Psychiatry PGY-4, Dalhousie University; Alyson Zwicker, Medical Student, Dalhousie University Genetic counselling for the prevention of mental health consequences of cannabis use.Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 6, 2021 Dr. Sandra Meier, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Predicting Internalizing Symptoms form Smartphone Data during times of COVID-19Child And Adolescent Psychiatry