Department of Psychiatry

Grand Rounds

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds. All presentations are held on Tuesdays, in the School of Medicine Conference Room 409L, from 1:15 - 2:30 p.m. Audio- or video-taping of the Psychiatry Grand Rounds presentations is prohibited without prior written permission from the speaker and/or a University representative.

The Psychiatry Grand Rounds Committee (Ram Bishnoi, Raymond Faber, Derrick Hamaoka, Natalie Maples, Charles Mathias, Michael Miller, Rene OIvera, Alan Peterson, Steven Pliszka, Jennifer Potter, Jason Schillerstrom, Aisha Shaukat, Brenda Talley, and Peter Thompson) has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose. The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians and designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category I Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The Texas State Board of Psychologists recognizes each session for Category I Continuing Education credit.

Please remember to bring your UTHSCSA ID Badge to Grand Rounds Lectures for quick sign-in to obtain CME credits. If you have any questions please contact Dorothy Tennery, (210) 567-5391 or email

Grand Rounds Schedule
September – December 2015


September 1, 2015
Alexander M. Papanastassiou, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurosurgery

Title - Deep Brain Stimulation in Psychiatric Disorders



September 22, 2015
John Burruss, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical School
Chief Executive Officer, Metrocare Services, Dallas, TX

Title – Community Psychiatry



September 29, 2015
No Grand Rounds (Faculty meeting)



October 6, 2015
No Grand Rounds



October 13, 2015
No Grand Rounds



October 27, 2015
M. Justin Coffey, MD
Medical Director, Neurostimulation Program
Director, Clinical Informatics, The Menninger Clinic
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine

Title - A New Medical Mimic of Psychosis - NMDA Encephalitis



November 17, 2015
Allen J. Frances, MD
Professor Emeritus
Duke University School of Medicine

Title - D.S.M. - IV



November 24, 2015
No Grand Rounds (Faculty Meeting)