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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds



A Continuing Medical Education Program of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and the Division of Pediatrics Child & Adolescent Psychiatry of UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Welcome to the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds Schedule and online UC San Diego CME Evaluation Survey. By completing our survey, you will help us to identify quality speakers for future Psychiatry Grand Rounds and enable us to provide you with CME credit tracking for Psychiatry Grand Round events you have attended during the year.

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Meeting ID: 928 7761 8532 
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Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m. PST

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Virtual Grand Rounds Schedule

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Marco A Grados, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Clinical Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Topic: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Laura B. Ramsey, Ph.D.
Section Chief for Individualized Therapeutics
Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutic Innovation
Children’s Mercy Kansas City
Topic: Psychopharmacology/Pharmacogenetics

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Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Noshene E. Ranjbar, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson Director, Integrative Psychiatry Clinic
Training Director, Integrative Psychiatry Program
Banner-University Medical Center-Tucson
Topic: Integrative Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (CAP)

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Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Aaron Besterman, M.D.
Behavioral Health
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Rady Children’s Specialists of San Diego
Topic: Genetic Testing in Child Psychiatry and New Advances in Early-Onset Psychosis Genetics 

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Gregory Lee Sahlem M.D.
Assistant Professor – University Medical Line,
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Stanford University
Topic: The Development of Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) as a Treatment for Cannabis Use Disorder: From Bench to Bedside and Back Again. Video Link:

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Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Wanjiku F.M. Njoroge, M.D.
Medical Director of the Young Child Clinic
Associate Chair of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Faculty at the PolicyLab
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Topic: Infant Mental Health 

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Doris A. Trauner M.D.
Professor, Department of Neurosciences
UCSD School of Medicine
Pediatric Neurology Attending Staff Physician
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego
Topic: Pediatric Neurology

Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Caitlin R. Costello, M.D.
Training Director
UCSF Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program
Medical Director
Child & Adolescent Outpatient Services
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Weill Institute for Neurosciences
University of California San Francisco
Topic: Social Media Use And Mental Health

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Roma A. Vasa, M.D.
Director of Psychiatric Services
Center for Autism and Related Disorders
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Anxiety

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Daniel Waschbusch, MS, Ph.D.
Professor and Vice Chair for Research
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
Division of Child Outpatient Services
Pennsylvania State University
Disruptive Behavior Disorders, Including Management

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Poorna Kushalnagar, Ph.D
Dean and Chief Research Officer, Office of Research
Director, Center for Deaf Health Equity
Gallaudet University
Topic: Youth Mental Health and Deafness

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

CAP Fellow Grand Rounds

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

CAP Fellow Grand Rounds

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

CAP Fellow Grand Rounds

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

CAP Fellow Grand Rounds

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

CAP Fellow Grand Rounds

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