IAPA Annual Meeting Agenda


IAPA Annual Meeting Agenda
IAPA Annual Meeting Agenda
DATE: Sunday, May 17, 2015
Admiral Ballroom - Third Floor
249 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2N5
Telephone: 416-203-3333
12 - 4 PM
Poster Set Up:
11:15 to 11:45 am
Poster Presentation and Judging:
12:00 to 1:00 pm
Poster Display:
12:00 to 4:00 pm
CME planner: Dr. Meena Ramani, Treasurer, IAPA
CME credit is awarded by actual hours of attendance.
This program provides 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ included within the overall certificate of the
2015 APA Annual Meeting.
For registrants of the 2015 APA Annual Meeting, the IAPA scientific program should be included as
2.50 AMA PRA credits toward the total credits earned at the 2015 APA Annual Meeting.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing
Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The APA designates this live activity (the APA 2015 Annual Meeting) for a maximum of 50 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.
Credit will only be available to Annual Meeting registrants. Attendees can receive their Annual Meeting
www.psychiatry.org/annualmeetingcme. They will need their badge number to participate.
Speaker Disclosures available on site.
Schedule of the Day
1PM – 1:05PM
Opening Remarks – Welcome
Dr. Vani Rao
President, IAPA
1:05PM – 1:10PM
Introduction of Outstanding Academician Awardees
Dr. Vani Rao
1:10PM – 1:50PM
Outstanding Academician Lecture
Children’s Mental Health: Opportunities & Challenges
Dr. Paramjit T. Joshi
Dr. Paramjit T. Joshi, Endowed Professor & Chair, Division of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Children’s
National Health System; Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Pediatrics, George
Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
LEARNING OBJECTIVE - Participants will be better prepared to engage in discussion of the issues involved in
improving mental health care and enhancing well-being of children and their families in this age of scientific
progress and health care reform.
1:50PM – 3:20PM Symposium on Promoting Mental Wellness
1:50PM – 1:55PM
Opening Remarks - Introduction of Speakers
1:55PM - 2:25PM:
Title: Successful behavior change in people with serious mental illness:
Difficult but not impossible"
Dr. Ashwin Patkar
President-elect, IAPA
Dr. Rohan Ganguli, Senior Scientist, Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Tier 1 Canada
Research Chair in Chronic Disease Management, Professor of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University
of Toronto, Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Adjunct Professor of
Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of this presentation participants will have a better understanding of,
and be able to apply in practice: (1) The principles underlying current healthy behavior change strategies (2) The
research data in which interventions aimed at lifestyle and other behavior change interventions have been
evaluated in rigorous clinical trials; (3) A range of practical steps which can be taken to adapt widely used
behavior change interventions to adapt them to the challenges and obstacles faced by people who live with
serious and persistent mental illness.
2:25 – 2.45 PM
2:45PM – 3:00PM
Panel Discussion
Dr. Ashwin Patkar
Dr. Dhanapal Natarajan
President, ICPS
3:00PM – 3:50PM
2014 Mentee Mentor Awardees Presentation
3:00PM – 3:05PM
Introduction by Moderators
3:05PM – 3:25PM
Title: Biotype
relationships in psychosis
Dr. Nalini Juthani
Past President, IAPA
Dr. Vani Rao,
Dr. Jaya Padmanabhan, Fellow, McLean Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital, Behavioral Neurology
and Neuropsychiatry
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will be better prepared to educate patients and engage in discussions on the
classification of psychotic disorders based on neurobiology and genetics, both of which can help in providing better
mental health care.
3:25PM – 3:45PM
Title: “Never too old to get high" - trends of illicit drug use in the elderly
Dr. Priya Musunuri, Attending Geriatric Psychiatrist, Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Participants will gain an understanding of differences in the demographic,
psychosocial and medical factors between elderly that use illicit drugs with or without alcohol in comparison with
elderly that use only alcohol.
3:45PM – 3:55PM
Question and Answer/Discussion
3:55PM – 4:00PM
Closing Remarks – Appreciation
Business Meeting:
4-5 PM
Dr. Dilip Patel. Secretary, IAPA
Evening Session
Date: Sunday May 17th 2014
Time: 6:30 pm to 11:00pm
Radisson Admiral Hotel - Toronto Harbor front
Admiral Ballroom; Third Floor
249 Queen's Quay West, Toronto, ON M5J 2N5
Telephone: 416-203-3333
6.00 - 7.00 pm:
Registration & Cocktails
7.00 - 7.05 pm:
Welcome remarks: Master of Ceremonies,
Dr. Varadarajan Raghuraman, MD
7.05 - 7.20 pm:
Presidential address, Vani Rao, MD
7.20 - 7.25 pm:
BOT Report, Ramaswamy Viswanathan, MD, DMSc
7.25 - 7.30 pm:
Treasurer’s Report, Meena Ramani, MD
7.30 - 7.45 pm:
Awards Ceremony
7.45 - 8.10 pm:
Address by Incoming President, Dr. Ashwin Patkar, MD
8.10 - 8.25 pm:
Messages from International Leaders
8.25 - 8.30 pm:
Vote of Thanks, Dr. Dilipkumar Patel, MD
8.30 - 9.30 pm:
9.30 - 11.00 pm:
Karaoke. Bring your talents. Sing your favorite songs
ONLINE: $30.00 for members and $40.00 for non-members
ONSITE (Cash only): $50.00 for members and $60.00 for non-members
Last Day for Online registration May 5th 2015, 12 noon.

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