4th Annual Conference on Precision Psychiatry: Innovation to Implementation

September 26, 2024 to September 27, 2024

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. The Conference will be held virtually over the course of two days: Thursday, September 26th and Friday, September 27th, 2024. 


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, 2024. 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.
  • Jointly Accredited Provider, Interprofessional Continuing Education

    Accreditation
    In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  


    14.25 Physicians

    MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


    7.0 Nursing Contact Hours

    MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 7.0 contact hours for nurses.


    7.0 Social Workers

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 7.0 clock hours for continuing education credits.


    7.0 IPCE Credit

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 7.0 clock hours for continuing education credits.

    In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  

     

     

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 7.00 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 Live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.00 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 7.00 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.

  • 7.00 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.

  • 7.00 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 7.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.

Registration opens: 
03/01/2023
Course closes: 
12/14/2024
Event starts: 
09/26/2024 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
09/27/2024 - 1:00pm EDT
Cost:
$300.00
Rating: 
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4th Annual Conference on Precision Psychiatry

Thursday September 26th - Friday, September 27th, 2024

PROGRAM AGENDA

 

DAY ONE: Thursday September 26th, 2024 (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; Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, MGH Center for Genomic Medicine

 12:10pm-12:40pm

Conference Keynote

Isaac Kohane, MD, PhD

Professor & Chair, Dept of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Editor-in-Chief, NEJM AI

 

 12:40pm-1:00pm

Moderated Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: JORDAN W. SMOLLER, MD, ScD

Director, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry; Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, MGH Center for Genomic Medicine

 1:00pm-1:05pm

Brief Section Introduction

 1:05pm-1:50pm

Precision Therapeutics from an Industry Lens

 1:05pm-1:50pm

Panel

Moderator: TBD

Amit Ethkin, MD, PhD 

Founder and CEO, Alto Neuroscience Adjunct Professor, Stanford University

Nikolaos Mellios, MD PhD 

Chief Scientific Officer, Circular Gennomics

Chia-Yen Chen, ScD

Associate Director, Computation Biology and Genomics; Genomic Medicine, Translational Sciences, Biogen

 

 1:50pm-2:00pm

BREAK

 2:00pm-2:05pm

Brief Section Introduction

 2:05pm-3:05pm

Computational Psychiatry

 2:05pm-2:25pm

Martin P. Paulus, MD  

Scientific Director and President, Laureate Institute for Brain Research

 

 2:25pm-2:45pm

Frederike Petzschner, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Carney Institue for Brain Science, Brown University.

 2:45pm-3:05pm

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: Justin Baker, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Director, Laboratory for Functional Neuroimaging and Bioinformatics, McLean Hospital

 3:05pm-3:10pm

Brief Section Introduction

 3:10pm-4:10pm

Precision Psychiatry: Parsing Heterogeneity

 3:10 pm-3:30pm

Conor Liston, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine

 

 3:30pm-3:50pm

Na Cai, DPhil

Principal Investigator, Helmholtz Munich, Pioneer Campus

 

 3:50pm-4:10pm

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: Avram Holmes, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Rutgers University

 4:10pm-4:15pm

Closing Remarks

    

 

 

DAY TWO: Friday, September 27th, 2024 (9:00 AM - 1:05 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

Rosalind Picard, Sc.D., FIEEE

Founder and Director of Affective Computing Research, MIT, Media Lab

 9:40am-10:00am

Moderated Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: TBD

 10:00am-10:05am

Brief Section Introduction

 10:05am-10:50am

Ethical, Legal, and Social Controversies in Precision Psychiatry

 10:05am-10:50am

 Panel

 

 Moderator: Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD

 

 

Paul Appelbaum, MD

Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine & Law, Columbia University

 

Francis Shen, PhD

Professor of Law & Faculty Member, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Minnesota; Chief Innovation Officer, Center for Law, Brain & Behavior

 

Anna C F Lewis, DPhil

Research Scientist, Genomes2People Research Program, Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School

 10:50am-10:55am

Brief Section Introduction

 10:55am-11:55am

Can We Improve Prediction and Early Prevention?

 10:55am-11:15am

Eiko Fried, PhD

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology, Leiden University

 

 11:15am-11:35am

Katharina Schultebraucks, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Population Health

Co-Director, Computational Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

 

 11:35am-11:55am

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: Karmel Choi, PhD.

Director, Precision Prevention Program, MGH Center for Precision Psychiatry

 11:55am-12:00pm

Brief Section Introduction

 12:00pm-12:40pm

Precision Treatment Selection: Who Needs What and When?

 12:00pm-12:20pm

Rob J. DeRubeis, PhD

Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

 

 12:20pm-12:40pm

Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto

 

 12:40pm-1:00pm

Highlighted Discussion/Q&A:

Moderator: TBD

 1:00pm-1:05pm

Closing Remarks

 

 

 

Faculty: 

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 Isaac Kohane, MD, PhD

Professor & Chair, Dept of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School

Editor-in-Chief, NEJM AI

 

Paul Appelbaum, MD

Dollard Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine & Law, Columbia University

Na Cai, DPhil

Principal Investigator, Helmholtz Munich, Pioneer Campus

Rob J. DeRubeis, PhD

Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Eiko Fried, PhD

Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology, Leiden University

 

Anna C F Lewis, DPhil

Research Scientist, Genomes2People Research Program, Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School

 

Conor Liston, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine

 

Roger McIntyre, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, University of Toronto

 

Martin P. Paulus, MD  

Scientific Director and President, Laureate Institute for Brain Research

 

Rosalind Picard, Sc.D., FIEEE

Founder and Director of Affective Computing Research

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab

 

Katharina Schultebraucks, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychiatry and Population Health

Co-Director, Computational Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

 

Francis Shen, PhD

Professor of Law & Faculty Member, Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Minnesota; Chief Innovation Officer, Center for Law, Brain & Behavior

 

Jointly Accredited Provider, Interprofessional Continuing Education

Accreditation
In support of improving patient care, MGH Institute of Health Professions is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.  


14.25 Physicians

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


7.0 Nursing Contact Hours

MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 7.0 contact hours for nurses.


7.0 Social Workers

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 7.0 clock hours for continuing education credits.


7.0 IPCE Credit

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, MGH Institute of Health Professions is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. MGH Institute of Health Professions maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 7.0 clock hours for continuing education credits.

 


Available Credit

  • 7.00 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 Live activity for a maximum of 7.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 7.00 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 7.00 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.

  • 7.00 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.

  • 7.00 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 7.00 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