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

Jennifer Piel, MD, JD
Assistant Professor, UW Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Disruptive Behavior Evaluation Clinic, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
Psychiatry and the Death Penalty
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   
Understanding mTBI and PTSD comorbidity through translational research efforts
June 1, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM
Susan Collins, PhD
Codirector, Harm Reduction Research and Treatment (HaRRT) Center
Associate Professor, UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Adjunct Associate Professor, UW Department of Psychology
Updates on harm-reduction treatment research for people experiencing homelessness and substance use disorder
June 8, 2018
12:00-1:00 PM

Satellite Locations

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

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.