3rd Annual Conference on Precision Psychiatry: Innovation to Implementation


Please Note* This program will be held Virtually via Zoom Video Livestream. All program times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


The Annual Conference on Precision Psychiatry, hosted by the MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry, is becoming a leading venue for showcasing advances in the application of precision medicine approaches to psychiatric research and clinical practice. Our Keynote Speakers will be Dr. John Krystal, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University and Chief of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Dr. Helen Mayberg, Director of The Nash Family Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The Conference will be held virtually over the course of two days: Friday, September 29th and Saturday, September 30th, 2023. The Conference is designed to cover a broad range of domains including:

  • Applications of AI & machine learning in psychiatry
  • Genomics and other omics
  • Precision therapeutics
  • Risk stratification for suicide and other important outcomes
  • mHealth and digital technologies
  • Implementation science
  • Ethics and equity

Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals: $300
Other Professionals: $200
Students/fellows/interns: Free


BEFORE YOU REGISTER: Important Notice

You must create an account through the MGH Psychiatry Academy to register for this event. MGH Psychiatry Academy accounts are not limited to MGH employees. We welcome attendees from around the world and from any organization. 


E-SYLLABUS


We provide all attendees with completely free access to all slide presentations in digital PDF format prior to the conference. This is an environmentally friendly alternative and helps keep costs lower for all attendees. The e-syllabus will be available for 30 days after the conference. 


Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by August 29, 2023. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities. There are no exceptions to these policies.

Target Audience

This program is intended for clinicians, researchers, trainees, students, investors, industry leaders, and all those interested in mental health, healthcare innovation, and research across all geographic locations

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to: 

  • Analyze the potential impact of precision psychiatry tools, outcomes, and techniques in research and clinical practice.
  • Evaluate the role of precision psychiatry in predicting treatment response and developing targeted interventions for individuals with mental health conditions.
  • Identify the key concepts, methodologies, and challenges related to the use of AI and machine learning in precision psychiatry.
  • Evaluate the value of digital technologies in improving mental health conditions for patients.
  • Discover how genomics and precision therapeutics can be utilized for personalize mental health treatments. 
  • Identify the ethical, legal, and social implications of precision psychiatry and discuss and evaluate strategies to address these issues.
  • Develop strategies to enhance collaboration among researchers, clinicians, patients, and stakeholders to advance the field of precision psychiatry.
  • Describe the importance of implementation science in the successful integration of precision psychiatry into clinical practice.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.75 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 7.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 7.75 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 7.75 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 7.75 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Registration opens: 
03/28/2023
Course closes: 
12/08/2023
Cost:
$300.00
Rating: 
5

Third Annual Conference on Precision Psychiatry

Friday September 29th, 2023 - Saturday, September 30th, 2023

PROGRAM AGENDA


Please Note* This program will be held Virtually via Zoom Video Livestream. All program times listed are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


 

DAY ONE: Friday September 29th, 2023 (12:00 PM - 4:15 PM EDT)

Time

Content

Speaker

  12:00pm-12:10pm

Welcome Remarks

JORDAN W. SMOLLER, MD, ScD

Director, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit,

MGH Center for Genomic Medicine

 

& MAURIZIO FAVA, MD

Psychiatrist-in-Chief, MGH; Vice Chair, MGH Executive Committee of Research; Executive Director, MGH Clinical Trials Network & Institute

  12:10pm-12:40pm

Conference Keynote

HELEN MAYBERG, MD

Director, The Nash Family Center for Advanced Circuit Therapeutics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery and Professor, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, both at Mount Sinai Medical School, and Professor of Psychiatry, Emory University

  12:40pm-1:00pm

Moderated Discussion/Q&A: HELEN MAYBERG, MD

Moderator: JORDAN W. SMOLLER, MD, ScD

  1:00pm-1:05pm

Brief Section Introduction

  1:05pm- 1:50pm

Panel: The Challenge of Suicide Prevention: What can be done?

  1:05pm- 1:50pm

Panel

 

Moderator: Kate Bentley, PhD.

Director, Suicide Prevention Research Program, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry

 

Matthew Nock, PhD

Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology, Harvard College Professor, Chair, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

Seth Feuerstein, MD, JD

Lecturer in Psychiatry; Faculty Advisor Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Asst Clin Professor of Psychiatry; Yale University Center for Biomedical and Interventional Technology

Jill Harkavy-Friedman, PhD

Senior Vice President of Research, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention 

  1:50pm – 2:10pm

BREAK

  2:10pm - 2:15pm

Brief Section Introduction

  2:15pm - 3:25pm

Highlighted Session: Ethical Implementation of AI in Medicine and Behavioral Health

  2:15pm - 2:40pm

Andrew Beam, PhD

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology Department, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  2:40pm - 3:05pm

Marzyeh Ghassemi, PhD

Assistant Professor at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and Institute for Medical Engineering & Science (IMES)

  3:05pm - 3:25pm

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: William Gordon, MD.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Marzyeh Ghassemi, PhD

Assistant Professor at MIT in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and Institute for Medical Engineering & Science (IMES)

Andrew Beam, PhD

Assistant Professor, Epidemiology Department, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  3:25pm- 4:10pm

Panel: Priorities and Opportunities for the Next 5 Years

  3:25 pm- 4:10pm

 Panel

 

 

 

Ken Duckworth, MD

Chief Medical Officer National Alliance on Mental Illness

Miranda Wolpert, MBE

Director of Mental Health at Wellcome

  4:10pm-4:15pm

Closing Remarks

    

 

DAY TWO: Saturday, September 30th, 2023 (9:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT)

Time

Content

Speaker

  9:00am-9:10am

Welcome Remarks

JORDAN W. SMOLLER, MD, ScD

Director, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit,

MGH Center for Genomic Medicine

 

 

  9:10am-9:40am

Conference Keynote

JOHN KRYSTAL, MD

Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and of Psychology; Co-Director, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation; Chair, Psychiatry; Chief of Psychiatry, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Director: NIAAA Center for the Translational Neuroscience of Alcoholism; Director, Clinical Neuroscience Division, VA National Center for PTSD

 

  9:40am-10:00am

Moderated Discussion/Q&A: JOHN KRYSTAL, MD

Moderator: JORDAN W. SMOLLER, MD, ScD

  10:00am-10:05am

Brief Section Introduction

  10:05am-11:40am

Highlighted Session: Pharmacogenetics and Genomic Medicine

  10:05am-10:30am

Cathryn Lewis, PhD

Head of Department, Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Professor of Genetic Epidemiology & Statistics King’s College London

  10:30am-10:55am

Laura Bierut, MD

Alumni Endowed Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, Psychiatry Department, Leader of Precision Medicine Function, Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences

  10:55am-11:20am

Carrie Bearden, PhD

Director, Center for the Assessment and Prevention of Prodromal States

  11:20am-11:40am

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: Karmel Choi, PhD.

Director, Precision Prevention Program, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry

  11:40am-11:45am

Brief Section Introduction

  11:45am-12:55pm

Highlighted Session: The Power of Big Data and Machine Learning

  11:45am-12:10pm

Danilo Bzdok, MD, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Canada CIFAR Artificial Intelligence Chair

  12:10pm-12:35pm

Nikolaos Koutsouleris, MD

Research Group Leader, Max Planck Fellow Group for Precision, MPI of Psychiatry
Senior Physician, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, LMU Munich

  12:35pm-12:55pm

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: Tian Ge, PhD.

Director, Data Science, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry

12:55pm-1:00pm

Closing Remarks

 

Keynote Speakers:
John Krystal, MD
Helen Mayberg, MD

Speakers:
Andrew Beam, PhD
Carrie Bearden, PhD
Laura Bierut, MD
Kate Bentley, PhD
Danilo Bzdok, MD, PhD
Karmel Choi, PhD
Maurizio Fava, MD
Seth Feuerstein, MD, JD
Tian Ge, PhD
Marzyeh Ghassemi, PhD
William Gordon, MD
Julie Harkavy-Friedman, PhD
Nikolaos Koutsouleris, MD
Cathryn Lewis, PhD
Matthew Nock, PhD
Scott Rauch, MD
Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD
Miranda Wolpert, MBE

Available Credit

  • 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    McLean Hospital designates this Enduring activity for a maximum of 7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.75 Nursing Contact Hours

    Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 13, sections 13, 14, 14A, 15 and 15D and Chapter 112, sections 74 through 81C authorize the Board of Registration in Nursing to regulate nursing practice and education.

    This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 7.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

  • 7.75 Participation

    This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

    Participation Certificates will specify the title, location, type of activity, date of activity, and number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ associated with the activity. Providers should check with their regulatory agencies to determine ways in which AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ may or may not fulfill continuing education requirements. Providers should also consider saving copies of brochures, agenda, and other supporting documents.

  • 7.75 Psychologists CE Credit

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    This offering meets the criteria for 7.75 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Price

Cost:
$300.00
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Course Directors/Planners

Jordan Smoller, MD, ScD – Director, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry; Director, MGH Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Professor in Epidemiology, T.H. Chan Harvard School of Public Health

Victoria Dobrzycki, BS – Marketing and Administrative Coordinator, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry

Karmel Choi, PhD – Director, Precision Prevention Program at MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry; Clinical Psychologist at MGH; Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School

Ashley Seiger, MSc – Program Director, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry

 

Hardware/Software Specifications

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This Web site requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration

Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.1+
Browser: Firefox 3+, Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 4.0+, or Google Chrome 7.0+
Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+
Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

Windows PC:500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card at least 16-bit; Macromedia Flash Player 10 or higher, audio playback with speakers for programs with video content; Firefox 1.1+, Internet Explorer 7.0+, Safari 1.0+, Google Chrome, or Opera
Macintosh: Mac OS X 10.3 or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit