November 16, 2023: 4th George B. Murray, M.D., Limbic Lecture in Psychiatry: Running Hot or Running Cold: Energy Metabolism, Brain Function, and Psychiatric Disorders
“Running Hot or Running Cold: Energy Metabolism, Brain Function, and Psychiatric Disorders”
The presentation will start with an introduction to the general field of brain bioenergetics and the importance of underlying metabolism for normal brain function. Next, we will review the state oft he evidence for metabolic abnormalities in psychiatric disorders, with a focus on Dr. Öngür’s own work. We will close by reviewing potential interventions which may improve brain metabolism in targeted ways and as a consequence treat psychiatric disorders
This program is intended for: Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Fellows, Residents, Interns and Nurses
Upon completion of the activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the importance of metabolism in brain function-
2. Explain the current state of knowledge about brain metabolic abnormalities in psychiatric disorders
3. List potential metabolic interventions that may improve psychiatric symptoms
Dost Ongur, MD, PhD
Dost Öngür MD, PhD is a native of Istanbul, Turkey, Dr. Öngür obtained his MD./PhD degree from Washington University in St.Louis and psychiatric residency training at the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry program. He is currently the William P. and Henry B.Test Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Psychotic Disorders Division at McLean Hospital.
Dr.Öngür is the author of more than 200 articles on research into neurobiology, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. His research uses brain imaging approaches to probe brain abnormalities in psychotic disorders as well as clinical studies to understand the trajectories of illness in early phases of these disorders. He is currently the PIof a P50Center grant from the NIMH focused on early psychosis research. He is also an active clinician and an administrator responsible for all clinical services serving patients with psychotic disorders at McLean.
Dr. Öngür has won awards from McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and the Kempf Award from the APA for his teaching and mentoring. He is past President of the American Psychopathological Association and serves on the Council for Society of Biological Psychiatry and the Schizophrenia International Research Society. Finally, he is the Editor in Chief of JAMA Psychiatry, a premier journal in the field.
- 1.00 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 Enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 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 1.00 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.
- 1.00 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.
- 1.00 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 1.00 Continuing Education (CE) credits per presentation for psychologists.
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.
MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
MGH Institute of Health Professions designates this activity for 1.00 contact hours for nurses.
1.00 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 1.00 clock hours for continuing education credits.
1.00 IPCE Credit
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1.00 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.