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

Oct. 20, 2021Dr. Javeed Sukhera, UWO Bias in the Mirror: Breaking Bias without Breaking OurselvesUniversity Rounds
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
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
Nov. 10, 2021Dr. Allan Abbass Treatment non response in psychiatric disorders: consider unresolved attachment trauma.Clinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 17, 2021Dr Ron Postuma, McGill REM Sleep Behavior: From Dreams to NeurodegenerationUniversity Rounds
Nov. 24, 2021Joint Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatric Medicine; Dr. Christelle Boudreau  Geriatric PsychiatryClinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 1, 2021 Ms. Laura Callaghan Care for Newcomers to Nova ScotiaChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Dec. 8, 2021Dr. Yvonne Steinert, McGill Medical EducationUniversity Rounds
Dec. 15, 2021You should read this! 2021Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 5, 2022 TBAChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jan. 12, 2022JianLi Wang TBAClinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 19, 2022Dr. Erica Frank - Physician WellnessUniversity Rounds
Jan. 26, 2022Holly Greer, Angela Wang, Lauren Chan, and Kate Stymist Resident medical education projectsClinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 2, 2022 Drs. Normand Carrey, Jill Chorney, and Leslie Anne Campbell - Virtual Care ResearchChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
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. 16, 2022TBAUniversity Rounds
Feb. 23, 2022Dr. Dave Lovas - Adolescent Treatment Resistant Depression - Is There a Case for Ketamine?Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 2, 2022 Drs. Lukas Propper and Ann Marie Joyce - Autism Specific Care Clinic and BIOS TeamChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Mar. 9, 2022TBAClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 16, 2022TBAUniversity Rounds
Mar. 23, 2022Mr. Alex Myrick - R.O. Jones and the History of Dal's Psychiatry DepartmentClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 30, 2022TBAClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 6, 2022 Sharon Clarke, Sabina Abidi, Debbie Emberly, Jill Chorney, Nicole Works, and Laura Irving - Working With GoalsChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Apr. 13, 2022(Medical Humanities) David Granirer Humor in medicineClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 20, 2022TBAUniversity Rounds
Apr. 27, 2022Marissa LeBlanc Maritime geneticsClinical Academic Rounds
May. 4, 2022 Dr. Normand Carrey - Child and Adolescent Consultation, Processes and ModelsChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
May. 11, 2022TBAClinical Academic Rounds
May. 18, 2022Dallas Seitz TBAUniversity Rounds
May. 25, 2022TBAClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 1, 2022 Drs. Suzanne Zinck and Celia Robichaud - Trans Health and ASD/IDChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jun. 8, 2022(R.O. Jones Memorial Lecture) TBAUniversity Rounds
Jun. 15, 2022MacKenzie Armstrong and Cody Sherren  Medical Psychiatry JeopardyClinical 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.

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
Dec. 16, 2020Dr. Lara Hazelton, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University; Dr. Jason Morrison, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University; Dr. Amy Gough, Psychiatry PGY-4, Dalhousie University You should read this!Clinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 9, 2020Dr. Lee Wachtel, Associate Professor, Department of Psychaitry, John Hopkins Medical Center, Medical Director, Neurobehavioral Unit, Kennedy Krieger Institute ECT in Child Psychiatry, including Autism Spectrum DisordersUniversity Rounds
Dec. 2, 2020 Dr. Tanya Tulipan, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Psychiatric Medications in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: an UpdateChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Nov. 25, 2020(Joint Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatric Medicine Rounds) Dr. Meagan MacNeil, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University, Dr. Cheryl Murphy, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University StigmaClinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 18, 2020Dr. Argyris Stringaris, Professor of Clincal Psychology, Georgetown University What is mood and what to do with itUniversity Rounds
Nov. 4, 2020(MedEd) Dr. Lara Hazelton, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Power Lines: How to effectively communicate up, down, and across hierarchies in medicineClinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 28, 2020Dr. Jacqueline Cohen, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Dalhousie University, Dr. Deborah Parker, Assistant Professor, Department of Psydahitry, Dalhousie University Finding the right dose: A stepped care approach to the treClinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 14, 2020Dr. Ashok Malla, Adjunct Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Bipstatistics, McGill University Early Intervention in Psychosis: How can we make it count?University Rounds
Oct. 7, 2020Dr. Sharon Clark, Psychologist, Advanced Practice Leader: CAPA, Joe Williams, Transition Support Worker, AIS, Jason Finney, Transition Support Worker, AIS, Peter Turnbull, Transition Support Worker, AIS, Natasha Wright Deveau, Occupational Therapist, AISClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 30, 2020Dr. Joseph Sadek, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Poor Response to Pharmacological Treatment: Interesting casesClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 23, 2020Dr. Andrea Iaboni, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto The Isolation Care of People with Dementia in the Context of COVIDUniversity Rounds
Sep. 16, 2020Dr. Ian Weaver, Associae Professor, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Establishing an intersection between metabolic-driven epigenetic control of gene expression with genetic and environmental influences on behaviour developmentClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 9, 2020 Dr. David Lovas, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University Scholar Strike Teach-In: Racial Injustice in Mental Health in CanadaChild And Adolescent Psychiatry
Jun. 17, 2020(MedEd) Bosma, Mark & Murphy, Cheryl; ' Call Me....Maybe: Best Practices in On-Call Supervision & Teaching for Psychiatry Learners'Clinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 10, 2020McClelland, Christie Boudreau, Christelle - Medical Psychiatry JeopardyClinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 3, 2020Depaulo, Jr., J Raymond - R.O. Jones Memorial Lecture; ' Bipolar Disorder & Observations of our Discipline by a Clinician & Teacher'University Rounds
May. 27, 2020Murphy, Cheryl; Hazelton, Lara; Bosma, Mark MedEd ModificationsClinical Academic Rounds
May. 20, 2020Reimers, Karen - Substance Abuse in Older AdultsUniversity Rounds
May. 13, 2020Fancy, Sarah; & LeBlanc, Marissa - C & A Psychiatry; ' Psychiatric Presentations of Neurological Disorders'Clinical Academic Rounds
May. 6, 2020Meier, Sandra; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ' The potential of mobile sensing technologies during pandemics'Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 29, 2020Barker, Jim, Rowe School of Business, Dal; ' Patient Safety in Community Pharmacy Research'Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 22, 2020Johnston, Lynn; Davis, Ian; ONLINE ONLY ' MHA & DoP Responses to COVID-19 NSHA & IWK #3: Infection Control'Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 15, 2020ZOOM ONLY_Cusin, Cristina, Massachusetts General Hospital; ' Ketamine from research to clinical practice: promises and pitfalls'University Rounds
Apr. 9, 2020ZOOM for Rounds begins Apr 22: Attend a Practice Session on April 9, 16, 17 or 20Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 8, 2020ONLINE ONLY--Abidi, Sabina, Chorney, Jill; ' MHA & DoP Responses to COVID-19 NSHA & IWK #2: Virtual Care' (preview videos / ends 9:45 am)Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 1, 2020ONLINE ONLY--Dr. Morrison & DOP Exec. Members; ' MHA & DoP Responses to COVID-19 NSHA & IWK'Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 25, 2020Zinck, Suzanne, DOP, Dal; ' Working with trans* and gender non-binary people with co-morbid major depression or anxiety disorders: understanding the unique issues'Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 11, 2020Bosma, Mark - (MedEd) Competency by Design IIClinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 4, 2020Robichaud, Celia - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; ' Transitions of Care in Autism: A Qualitative Exploration of Clinician Perspectives'Clinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 26, 2020Kinley, Jackie; ' TRAUMA Hindsight is 20/ 20: emerging evidence to support a trans-theoretical approach to complex trauma'Clinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 19, 2020University Rounds - McKenzie, Kwame, UofT; ' Mental Health of Canada' s African and Caribbean origin populations: what we know and what we can do to improve it'University Rounds
Feb. 5, 2020Carrey, Normand - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; ' T. Berry Brazelton' s Legacy to Infant Mental Health'Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 29, 2020Drs. Chisholm, Cassidy, Yashchuk (PGY-6), Singh (PGY-6); " The Art and Science of Well-being: Surviving and Thriving in Medicine"Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 22, 2020University Rounds - Lofchy, Jodi, UofT; ' The Management of Agitation: Emergency and Beyond...'University Rounds
Jan. 15, 2020Rajda, Margaret; Esliger, Mandy - (MedEd) Clinical Academic Rounds; ' Using interactive, case-based eLearning modules in medical education'Clinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 18, 2019Teehan, Michael; Farewell by Dr. Teehan, DOP Head & You should read this! The best articles of 2019Clinical Academic Rounds
Dec. 11, 2019Delva, Nick - University Rounds; Staying out of Trouble: Avoiding Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome and Serotonin SyndromeUniversity Rounds
Dec. 4, 2019Halawa, Nadine - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Clinically Relevant Psychotropic Drug InteractionsClinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 27, 2019Yashchuk, Olga - Joint Geriatric Psychiatry & Geriatric Medicine; 'Caring for the Caregiver'Clinical Academic Rounds
Nov. 20, 2019Gray, Kevin, MUSC; 'Youth Cannabis Use: What Do We Know and What Should We Do?'University Rounds
Nov. 13, 2019Abbass, Allan; 'Considering psychophysiological findings to inform bio-psycho-social psychiatric treatment'Clinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 30, 2019Bosma, Mark - (MedEd) Competency by Design I: 'EPAs, O-Scores, and a CC: The A to Z of CBME'Clinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 23, 2019Cabaniss, Deborah, Columbia University - Supportive TherapyClinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 16, 2019Regehr, Glenn - (MedEd) From data delivery to coaching conversations: Feedback in the era of Competency by DesignUniversity Rounds
Oct. 9, 2019Stuart, Scott - Clinical Academic RoundsClinical Academic Rounds
Oct. 2, 2019Weaver, Ian - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; 'Understanding the Long Shadow of Early Life Experiences: A Story of Parents, Chromatin and Brain Repair Mechanisms'Clinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 25, 2019Sadek, Joseph - Challenges Encountered during Management of Patients with Psychiatric Disorders: Case ReviewClinical Academic Rounds
Sep. 18, 2019Haskell, Lori; 'Understanding the Neurobiological & Psychological Effects of Developmental Trauma'University Rounds
Jun. 12, 2019Neuroscience Jeopardy - Lahti, Melissa (R4), Hassanali, Nadia (R4), Alwatban, Omar (R4)Clinical Academic Rounds
Jun. 5, 2019R.O. Jones Memorial Lecture - McWilliams, Nancy; Rutgers University; 'Rethinking Madness: An Argument for a Dimensional View of Psychosis'University Rounds
May. 29, 2019Yakovenko, Igor, "Evidence for the use of medical cannabis and management of diversion in clinical practice"Clinical Academic Rounds
May. 22, 2019Medical Humanities - Rudnick, (Rami) Abraham; 'Philosophy and Recovery Oriented Psychiatric/Psychosocial Rehabilitation (RO-PSR)'Clinical Academic Rounds
May. 8, 2019MedEd; Murphy, Cheryl; Esliger, Mandy, Soroka, Chelcie (PGY-3); 'What lies beneath: exposing the hidden curriculum'Clinical Academic Rounds
May. 1, 2019Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - McWilliam, Susan; Trauma Informed Care and PsychiatryClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 24, 2019Rigby, Heather, Neurology, & Weise, Lutz, Neurosurgery; Deep Brain Stimulation and PsychiatryClinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 17, 2019Rabheru, Kiran, University of Ottawa; 'Transforming Healthcare for Dementia Prevention: Health Behaviour Change as First Line Medicine'University Rounds
Apr. 10, 2019Martin, Caroline; 'Psychotherapy Group: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy and Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Postpartum Mood Disorders'Clinical Academic Rounds
Apr. 3, 2019Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Propper, Lukas; 'Use of Psychotropic Medication in Children and Adolescents with Autism'Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 27, 2019Waldron, Ingrid; "The Black Body in the Psychiatric Imagination: Exploring the Racialization of Mental Illness"Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 20, 2019Bastien, Célyne, Université Laval; "Neurophysiological Measures of Misperception: Sleep Spindles and Information Processing"University Rounds
Mar. 13, 2019Denovan-Wright, Eileen; "How do THC and cannabidiol affect CB1 receptor function?"Clinical Academic Rounds
Mar. 6, 2019Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Lovas, David, Campbell, Leslie-Anne; 'Are the Kids Alright? Part II: Update on Pediatric Mental Health Emergency Presentations in Nova Scotia'Clinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 27, 2019Hazelton, Lara; The Rise and Fall of ESPClinical Academic Rounds
Feb. 20, 2019Goldbloom, David, University of Toronto; 'Vilified and Validated: Electroconvulsive Therapy in the 21st Century'University Rounds
Feb. 6, 2019Clinical Academic Rounds - Aquino, Emmanuel; Popat, Sonia; Harnish, Tara; Reid, Christopher; 'TRANSITION HALL- Moving from Hospital to Community: Follow the Leader.'Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 30, 2019Uher, Rudolf; FORBOW; Title: Early Identification of Risk for Mental IllnessClinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 23, 2019Kurdyak, Paul, University of Toronoto; mental health systems designUniversity Rounds
Jan. 16, 2019Calkin, Cindy; "Neuroprogressive bipolar disorder: a vascular disease?"Clinical Academic Rounds
Jan. 9, 2019Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Meier, Sandra; "Social interaction and Youth Mental Health"Clinical Academic Rounds