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55th Annual Meeting
ACADEMY OF PSYCHOSOMATIC MEDICINE

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November 19–22, 2008
InterContinental Miami, Miami, Florida

 
  Integrating Clinical Neuroscience in Psychosomatic Medicine Across the Lifespan  


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PROGRAM SCHEDULE
As of November 10, 2008

A supplementary page, Session Details, lists the individual presentations and participants
of workshops, symposia, posters, and papers.

The FINAL PROGRAM, included in registrant meeting materials, is available for PDF download and includes meeting room assignments. Given the many concurrent session options, you may wish to print the Final Program prior to the meeting to plan your schedule. The PDF is almost 2 MB and it may take several seconds to complete the download.

pp. 3–20:  Wednesday thru Saturday schedule
p. 25:  Hotel floor plan (last page)

Click a day to go directly to that day's schedule below:
WEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAYSUNDAY


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CME-credit sessions

Program Tracks
Workshops, symposia, posters, and paper presentations are differentiated below according to where they best fit into seven categories that are color-coded to the right.

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Bioethics

Neuropsychiatry

Across the Lifespan

Writing, Publishing, and Teaching

Delivery of Care (Business & Emotions)

Managing Difficult Patients

Patient Care (Cardiac Disease, Cancer, Case Studies, Transplant)


Learning Objectives:
At the end of this meeting participants will be able to:

  • Describe the most recent research findings and clinical areas of interest in psychosomatic medicine.
  • Analyze the different perspectives of psychosomatic medicine from pediatrics to geriatrics offered by leaders in the field.
  • Discuss relevant neuroscience applications to psychosomatic medicine (C-L psychiatry).
  • Apply the latest uses of psychotropic medications in clinical practice for the benefit of their patients including during pregnancy.
  • Compare different career options available in psychosomatic medicine.
  • Implement innovative techniques in teaching psychosomatic medicine to fellows, residents, and medical students.

to top of page  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2008
7:30am – 7:30pm Registration Desk open  
8:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Update in Psychosomatic Medicine Course (see Pre-Conference Courses for more information)
  • Delirium—Jose Maldonado, MD, FAPM
  • Neuropsychiatry Review—Paul Rosenberg, MD
  • Psychopharmacology—Stephen Ferrando, MD, FAPM
  • Transplant—Andrea DiMartini, MD, FAPM
  • Depression in Women During Midlife: Defining a Reproductive Subtype—Jennifer Payne, MD
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse—Paul Desan, MD, PhD
  • Depression in Diabetes—Wayne Katon, MD, FAPM
1:00 – 6:00pm First APM Council Meeting
(Council members and invited guests only)
1:00 – 5:00pm Concurrent Pre-Conference Skills Courses (see Pre-Conference Courses for more information)
  1. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) for the C-L Psychiatrist—Philip Muskin, MD, FAPM; Richard Brown, MD; Patricia Gerbarg, MD
  2. Dementia and Other Cognitive Disorders: State of the Art—Paul Rosenberg, MD; Ann Morrison, PhD, RN
  3. Neurobiology of Delirium: Critical Research Perspectives—Jose Maldonado, MD, FAPM; Paula Trzepacz, MD, FAPM
5:00 – 6:00pm Psychosomatics Editorial Board meeting (by invitation)
6:00 – 7:00pm Dinner on your own
7:00 – 9:00pm C-L Fellowship Directors' Forum (open to all)
to top of page  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2008
7:00am – 8:00pm Registration Desk open
7:00 – 9:00am Exhibitor setup
7:00 – 10:00am Continental Breakfast and APM Committee Meetings
(committee members only; see Committee & SIG Meetings for schedule)
7:00 – 10:00am New Member Breakfast (by invitation )
9:00am – 7:00pm Exhibits open
10:00 – 10:20am Annual Meeting Opening: Welcome and Announcements
10:20 – 11:45am

Prof. Sir Michael RutterPLENARY LECTURE I

bulletProfessor Sir Michael Rutter
Gene-Environment Interdependence

11:45am – Noon Break
Noon – 3:00pm Poster setup

Noon – 1:00pm

Photo of Kurt Kroenke, MDANNUAL RESEARCH AWARD LECTURE & LUNCHEON

bulletKurt Kroenke, MD
Treating Somatic Symptoms

1:00 – 1:15pm Break
1:15 – 3:15pm Concurrent Workshops (W) & Symposia (S)
(See Session Details for topics & presenters)
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Workshops 1–3:

W1: Training and Career Paths in Medical Psychiatry: Comparison of Double Boarded Medical Psychiatrists and Psychosomatic Medicine Paths


W2: When is "Suicide" not Suicidal? The Roles of Collaboration and Intent in End-of-Life Decisions


W3: Transfer My Patient to Psychiatry! Where to Treat the "Difficult" Medical-Surgical Patient: Factors Influencing Decisions about Patient Transfers

 
Symposia 1–3:

S1: Comorbid Depression and Chronic Medical Illness: A Description of Four New Randomized Trials


S2: AIDS Psychiatry Across the Life Cycle


S3: Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: Update on Psychopathology, Diagnosis, & Treatment Strategies

3:15 – 3:30pm Break
3:30 – 4:30pm

photo of Linda Fried, MDPLENARY LECTURE II

bulletLinda Fried, MD, MPH
Frailty

4:30 – 6:30pm Poster Session
(See Session Details for titles & presenters.)
(See the Proceedings [PDF 4.5 MB] for abstracts.)
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Group A: Across the Lifespan

Group B: Bioethics

Group C: Delivery of Care (Business and Emotions)

Group D: Managing Difficult Patients

Group E: Neuropsychiatry

Group F: Patient Care (Cardiac Disease, Cancer, Case Studies, Transplant)

Group G: Writing, Publishing, and Teaching

6:00 – 8:00pm Welcome Reception
to top of page  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2008
7:00am – 8:00pm Registration Desk open
7:00 – 8:00am

Continental Breakfast & Meetings of Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
(SIG members only; see Committee & SIG Meetings for schedule)

8:00 – 9:00am

photo of James C. Harris, MDPLENARY LECTURE III

bulletJames C. Harris, MD
Developmental Neuropsychiatry

9:00 – 9:15am Break  
9:00am – 5:00pm Exhibits open  
9:15 – 11:15am
Concurrent Workshops (W) & Symposia (S)
(See Session Details for topics & presenters.)
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Workshops 4, 5:

W4: Interdisciplinary Simulation to Enhance the Management of Changes in Mental Status: Content Theory, and Practice


W5: An Interactive Case-Based Exercise in Using a Tavistock Group Relations Model to Help Untangle a "Messy" Consult

 
Symposia 4–7:

S4: Bioethical Challenges in Capacity Determination (Bioethics Subcommittee Invited Symposium and Roundtable)


S5: Perspectives on the Role and Value of C-L Psychiatry by Hospital Administration and Hospital Medicine


S6: The XX Factor: Navigating Women's Mental Health Issues Across the Lifespan


S7: Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Cancer Treatment Through the Life Span: An Update (Sponsored by American Psycho-Oncology Society)

11:15 – 11:30am Break
11:30am – 12:45pm APM Annual Awards & Convocation Luncheon
12:45 – 1:30pm

Theodore Stern, MD, FAPMTHOMAS P. HACKETT MEMORIAL AWARD LECTURE
(Introduction by Eleanor Hackett)

bulletTheodore Stern, MD, FAPM

1:30 – 1:45pm Break
1:45 – 3:45pm Concurrent Workshops (W) & Symposia (S)
(See Session Details for topics & presenters.)
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Workshops 6–9:

W6: Altruistic Organ Donors: When Should Psychiatry Say No?


W7: American Idol (C-L Style): An Interactive Workshop to Enhance Public Speaking
  PDF iconWorkshop 7 Invitation


W8: Quality Measures in Psychosomatic Medicine: Development of Quality Standards Related to the IOM Report: Cancer Care for the Whole Patient; Impact on Clinical Outcomes and Reimbursement


W9: Liaison Psychiatry in the General Hospital Setting: The Dynamics of Consultation to Staff and Colleagues in Crisis

 
Symposia 8, 9:

S8: Essentials in Pediatric Psychosomatic Medicine IV: Issues with Chronic Illness in Children and Adolescents


S9: Catatonia: Recognition, Management, and Complications

3:45 – 4:00pm Break  
4:00 – 5:00pm

photo of David A. Mrazek, MD, FRCPsychPLENARY LECTURE IV

bulletDavid A. Mrazek, MD, FRCPsych
Applications of Psychiatric Genomics in Psychosomatic Medicine

5:00 – 5:15pm Break  
5:00 – 8:00pm Exhibit breakdown
5:15 – 7:15pm Concurrent Workshops (W) & Symposia (S)
(See Session Details for topics & presenters)
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Workshops 10, 11:

W10: How to Develop and Publish Research Projects (APM Research Committee Workshop)


W11: Hospital Held Hostage: The Role of C-L Psychiatry in the Care of Challenging Patients in Medical Settings

 
Symposia 10–13:

S10: Neuropsychiatric Aspects of Delirium in Special Populations


S11: Specialization of a Consultation-Liaison Service: A Model for Collaboration, Efficiency, and Funding in Patient Care


S12: The Oregon Death with Dignity Act: A Decade of Experience


S13: The Impact of Poverty Throughout the Lifespan

7:15 – 8:00pm Webb Fellows Invited Reception (invited guests only)
7:30 – 9:00pm Family Movie
8:30 – 10:00pm

photo of James C. Harris, MD ART & HISTORY LECTURE

bulletJames C. Harris, MD
Imagery of Suicide: From the Trojan War to the 20th Century

to top of page  SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2008
7:00am – 8:00pm Registration Desk open
7:00 – 8:00am Continental Breakfast & SIG Meetings
(SIG members only; see Committee & SIG Meetings for schedule)
8:00– 9:00am

photo of Richard D. Lane, MD, PhDPLENARY LECTURE V

bulletRichard D. Lane, MD, PhD
Applications of Neuroimaging in Psychosomatic Medicine

9:00 – 10:00am

photo of Philip Wang, MDPLENARY LECTURE VI

bulletPhilip S. Wang, MD, DrPH
Evidence-Based Treatment and Methodologies Relevant for Psychosomatic Medicine

10:00 – 10:15am Break
10:15am–12:15pm Concurrent Paper Sessions A – F
(See Session Details for titles & presenters)
(See the Proceedings [PDF 4.5 MB] for abstracts.)
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Session A: Patient Care (Cancer)

Session B: Patient Care (Heart Disease)

Session C: Delivery of Care (Business and Emotions)

Session D: Across the Lifespan

Session E: Neuropsychiatry

Session F: 2007 Webb Fellows' Presentations

12:15 – 1:00pm Lunch on your own
1:00 – 1:45pm

photo of Ken LarsenDLIN/FISCHER AWARD LECTURE

bulletKenneth Larsen, DMin, PhD, ABMP
A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study of Perioperative Administration of Olanzapine to Prevent Postoperative Delirium in Joint Replacement Patients

(See the Proceedings [PDF 4.5 MB] for abstract.)

1:45 – 2:30pm APM Annual Business Meeting (APM members only)
(See Annual Business Meeting for more information.)
2:30 – 2:45pm Break
2:45 – 4:45pm Concurrent Workshops (W) & Symposia (S)
(See Session Details for topics & presenters)
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Workshops 12–14:

W12: Writing and Reviewing for Peer-Reviewed Journals


W13: Practical Psychopharmacology in Medically Complicated Patients


W14: Integrated Care

 
Symposia 14–16:

S14:; Systems of Care: Integrating Medical and Psychosocial Care Across the Lifespan


S15: Psychiatric, Psychosocial, and Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation: Report from 2008 Frontiers of Ethics in Transplantation Conference


S16: Emotion Awareness and Expression: From Basic Science to Clinical Application in Psychosomatic Medicine (Sponsored by the American Psychosomatic Society)

4:45 – 5:00pm Break  
5:00 – 7:00pm Concurrent Workshops (W) & Symposia (S)
(See Session Details for topics & presenters)
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Workshops 15–17:

W15: Career Options for PSM Fellows: A Current Perspective Through Shared Experiences of Recent Fellowship Graduates


W16: Psychiatric Consultation at the End of Life: Clinical and Ethical Considerations in the Decision to Withdraw Life-Sustaining Treatment in a Ventilatory-Dependent Conscious Man with Recent High Quadriplegia


W17: Tales of Two Texts: The Editors Speak: Textbook of Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychosomatic Medicine

 
Symposia 17–19:

S17: Meditation & Brain: Applications to Psychosomatic Medicine


S18: Psychotropic Medication in Pregnancy and Lactation: Prescribing Issues, Current Safety Data, and Medico-Legal Implications


S19: Medication-Associated Neuropsychiatric Toxicity: Clinical, Scientific, and Health Policy Challenges in Defining "Caseness"

7:00pm

Formal End of Conference

Optional Saturday Activities

to top of page  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2008
7:00 – 10:00am Registration Desk open
8:00 – 11:00am Second APM Council Meeting (Council members and invited guests)


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