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FPS 2018 Spring CME Meeting

FPS Spring 2018 CME Meeting
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Both patients and doctors are dealing with the aftermath of various traumas at an individual, family, and societal level. Working towards recovery and enhancing resiliency is paramount. The Florida Psychiatric Society (FPS) Spring CME Meeting "After the Shock... Treating Trauma" is devoted to providing the latest understanding of etiology, multi-modal treatments, and resources for trauma-related disorders. Join us for an expert slate of speakers and a variety of topics related to this theme. 


Friday, April 13, 2018

8:00 a.m.-9:15 a.m.• Initial Council Meeting
9:30 a.m.-10:25 a.m.• Committee Meetings:
>>Leadership Development and Nominating

10:30 a.m.-11:25 a.m.• Committee Meetings:
>>Childhood & Adolescence
>>Forensic Psychiatry
>>Programs and Meetings

11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m.• Committee Meetings:
>>Articles and Bylaws
>>Continuing Medical Education
>>Disaster Preparedness

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.• Practice of Psychiatry Luncheon (Sponsored by PRMS) Psychiatric Practice Committee, Chapter Presidents, Early Career Psychiatrists and Resident-Fellow Members

12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.• Editorial Board Luncheon

1:45 p.m.-2:40 p.m.• Committee Meetings:
>>Abuse of Human Rights & Psychiatry
>>Addiction Psychiatry
>>Legislative and Regulatory Issues
>>Public Psychiatry
>>Resident-Fellow Members

2:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m.• Council and Business Meeting

6:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m."Navigating PTSD: A 360° Approach" (2.0 CME)
Presenter: Laura Ann Bajor, DO: Post-deployment Rehabilitation and Evaluation Program, James A. Haley VA; Lecturer University of South Florida and Harvard Medical School; Navy Veteran.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.• John E. Adams Psychiatry RFM Scholars Posters on display in lobby

8:10 a.m.-8:15 a.m. • Meeting Introduction - Bruce Saltz, MD

8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m.The Herman Selinsky, MD Memorial Lecture, South Florida Psychiatric Society Foundation, Introduction By Ana Campo, MD: "Intergenerational Transmission Of Trauma " (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Ira Brenner, MD: Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College and the Psychoanalytic Institute.

9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.• FPS Alliance Breakfast Meeting

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.Presidential Lecture: "Where Does Glutamate Fit In The Neurobiology Of PTSD? Lessons From Animal Models, Human Imaging Studies, And Clinical Trials" (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Irina Esterlis, PhD: Associate Professor in Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, Yale Translational Brain Imaging Program.

12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m.• Lunch & Learn 
Attendance at these educational programs is limited to appropriate attendees.
Attendance by guests or spouses is NOT PERMITTED.

>>PsychU:"Suicide Awareness, Assessment And Prevention Strategies"
Presenters: Carolyn Jones, PhD
, Senior Medical Science Liaison - CNS, Tampa, Otsuka Pharmaceutical and Jacquelyn Canning, PharmD, BCPP, Otsuka Pharmaceutical. Seating is limited. Click HERE for registration or contact, Jan Starnes,

>>Rhodes Pharmaceuticals: Managing ADHD: What Matters Most When Selecting a Treatment Option (Seats are limited, Contact Jan Starnes –


1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. "Trauma and the Brain: A Tale of Three Women with Treatment Implications" (1.5 CME)
Presenters: Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD: Director, Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program; Medical Director, Hill Center for Women; Medical Director, Trauma Consultation Service, LEADER Mood, Anxiety and Stress Program and Lauren Lebois, PhD: Assistant Neuroscientist, McLean Hospital, Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

3:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m."The Neurobiology of Trauma and PTSD" (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Jeffrey Newport, MD: Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Obstetrics & Gynecology; Director, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m.Life after Residency
An informal gathering designed specifically for Resident-Fellow members and early career psychiatrists to participate in open discussions with colleagues on beginning a practice and practice development. Facilitator: David A. Gross, MD - Private Practice, Delray Beach, FL

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.• NORCEF Meeting (North Central Florida Child Psychiatrists Chapter of AACAP)

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.• Florida Chapter Of Indo-American Psychiatric Association Meeting

 Sunday, April 15, 2018

8:15 a.m.-9:45 a.m. • FPS Journal Club: "The CATIE Trial" (1.5 CME)
Presenter: Rajiv Tandon, MD: Professor of Psychiatry, University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry; Chief, Psychiatry Service, North Florida, South Georgia, Veterans Health Administration.

10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. "Managing Trauma Risk – In The World And In Your World"• 
Presenter: Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD: Vice President, Risk Management, Professional Risk Management Services, Inc.

Our meetings are informative and fun, and they offer an opportunity to connect or re-connect with colleagues. Please Save the Date! See you in Orlando!

FPS represents you and your professional interests.
Our programs are always designed for continuing medical education with the latest in diagnosis and cutting edge treatments.


Meeting Registration Fees


 FPS / APA Member

 FPS / APA Resident

 Non FPS / APA Member


 Children 6-17 years old

 Children 5 years old and under

Paid By






 No Charge







 No Charge

Register Here

Deadline for Early Registration Discount is March 31, 2018.


Hotel Information:

Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Blvd. • Orlando,FL 32819

Reservations: 866-996-6338 or 407.996.6338

On-Line Reservations HERE

Standard Room Rate: $189.00

Deadline for FPS Group Rate: March 19, 2018
(Be sure to mention you are attending the Florida Psychiatric Society
Spring Meeting to ensure the group rate is applied.)

For further information or if you have questions contact Jan Starnes at or (800) 521.7465.


Expand your contacts in Florida at the Florida Psychiatric Society’s 2018 Spring EXPO. Over 150 psychiatrists will be attending this year’s meeting. FPS has designed a meeting program to guarantee traffic flow through the exhibit area and, at the same time, encourage one-on-one chats and the exchange of ideas with meeting attendees who are interested in your products and services.



FPS values and appreciates the contributions made by exhibitors who are participating in the FPS 2018 SPRING EXPO. In addition to providing information on products, facilities, programs and available services, our exhibitors provide a valuable service with a personal touch.


Professional Risk Management Services



  Johnson & Johnson



Professional Risk Management Services

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Professional Resource Network, Inc


WellCare Health Plans, Inc

American Professional Agency, Inc

Merck Pharmaceuticals

NeuroStar Advanced Therapy

MHM Services, Inc/Centurion of Florida

UF Health

Banyan Treatment Center

The Vines Hospital

Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare

The Menninger Clinic


NEOS Therapeutics

USF Florida Medicaid Drug Therapy Management for Behavioral Health

Lifeskills South Florida


Family Center for Recovery



Rogers Behavioral Health

 Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc.







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