Grand Rounds

Grand Rounds.jpgUW Psychiatry Grand Rounds is a series of free educational lectures open to the public given by department and invited faculty about the latest in psychiatry and behavioral health research and practices. CME credits* are available whether you attend in person or participate remotely.

Past Psychiatry Grand Rounds lectures can be viewed in our
archive. If you would like to receive email notifications for upcoming lectures please email
You can watch Grand Rounds by attending the lectures at Harborview Medical Center’s  Research and Training Building (Room 109), by viewing it at one of the satellite locations listed below, by streaming the lectures live through Zoom, or join via conference line by dialing 1-669-900-6833; Meeting ID# 663 137 3477.
Grand Rounds is co-directed by Sharon Romm, MD and Ryan Kimmel, MD. Please direct inquiries to Molly Jones, Department Grand Rounds Coordinator, or Susan Taubeneck, Harborview Site Coordinator.

2017/2018 Grand Rounds Schedule

Rinad Beidas, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania
Ripley Memorial Lecture: Harnessing implementation science to realize the promise of evidence-based practice
January 5, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
Chris Bundy, MD, MPH
Executive Medical Director, Washington Physicians Health Program
Clinical Associate Professor, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Saving Careers, Saving Lives:  WPHP and the Impaired Physician
February 2, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
Isaac Rhew, PhD
Adjunct Research Assistant Professor, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
March 2, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
Michael Gitlin, MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine
Director of the Adult Division and Director of the Mood Disorders Clinic, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Hospital
April 6, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
Jennifer Piel, MD, JD
Assistant Professor, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Disruptive Behavior Evaluation Clinic, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
May 4, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
Abigail Schindler, PhD
Research Scientist, Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center VA Puget Sound
Acting Assistant Professor, UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 
June 1, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM

Satellite Locations

University of Washington Medical Center
Health Science Bldg, BB1640
Site Coordinator: Molly Jones

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Thomas Bldg, D3-120
Site Coordinator:
Karen Syrjala, PhD
VA Puget Sound Health Care System (temporarily unavailable due to connection issues)
Seattle Division: Building 1
American-Lake Division: Building 199, Room 107
Site Coordinator:
Kate Alvey
Western State Hospital
Hamilton Conference Room in the Center for Forensic Sciences
Site Coordinator:
Linh Phan, Pharm. D

*CME Credits
We are now offering CME credit as part of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Sign-in sheets and course evaluations will be available at each site. If you are using Zoom and want to receive CME credit, you must enter your name and UWNetID when you sign in so we can verify your attendance. If you view Grand Rounds off-site, please email to obtain the necessary forms.

The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity (each session is 1.0 credit).

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds
The University of Washington School of Medicine and Seattle Children’s Hospital host monthly Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds. Please email Site Coordinator Marya Felenchak for more information.