Meet and Greet/Planning Committee Meeting, Dec 21 at 8 PM EST.
Book club: Inferno: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness by Catherine Cho, January 18 at 8 PM EST.
Not hosted by RPT but of interest: Webinar: ‘The Path To Perinatal Mental Wellness: A Missing Link to Improving Black Maternal Health Outcomes’. Jan 27 at 3pm EST. Link here
Lecture: Dr. Lee Cohen, Director of The Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health and Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, ‘Perinatal Psychiatry Over Two Decades: Lessons Learned’, Feb 2 at 5pm EST.
Not hosted by RPT but of interest: Dr. Leena P. Mittal, Chief of the Division of Women’s Mental Health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, ‘MCPAP for Moms Webinar: Examining Racial Equity in Perinatal Mental Health’, Feb 9 at 12pm EST. Free registration here
Lecture: Dr. Lindsay Lebin, Senior Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado, “Perinatal Cannabis Use”, March 24 at 6pm EST.
Panel discussion: ‘Meet the Women’s Mental Health Fellows’, with Dr. Natalie Feldman (BWH), Dr. Julia Vileisis (Brown/WIH), Dr. Marlee Madora (BWH), Dr. Julia Riddle (Johns Hopkins), Dr. Annie Hart (The Motherhood Center), April 12 at 5pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Rachel Shmuts, Vice Chair of Education, Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, “PMDD” , April 25 at 12pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Shari Lusskin, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, “Perinatal Psychopharmacology for Depression and Anxiety: Practical Considerations in Clinical Decision Making (Part 1)”, May 10 at 6:30pm EST
Book club: Good Moms Have Scary Thoughts: A Healing Guide to the Secret Fears of New Mothers by Karen Kleiman, May 31, time TBD.
Lecture: Dr. Soudabeh Givrad, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Director of Maternal-Infant Psychiatry Program, New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell, “Perinatal and infant psychiatry: a dyadic perspective”, June 6 at 12pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Jennifer Payne, Professor and Vice Chair of Research, University of Virginia, “Biomarkers of postpartum depression: epigenetics, genetics, mRNA and neurosteroids”, June 13th at 12pm EST Recording
Lecture: Dr. Shari Lusskin, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, “Perinatal Psychopharmacology for Depression and Anxiety: Practical Considerations in Clinical Decision Making (Part 2)”, July 26 at 6:30pm EST Recording
Lecture: Dr. Gillian Friedman, Chief of Medical Staff at Patton State Hospital and ISRP board member, and Dr. Lucia Cheng, Phoenix Progressive Psychiatric Services and ISRP board member, “Serious Mental Illness in Pregnancy”, August 30 at 8pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Karen Horst, Interim Chief, Division of Reproductive Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, “Maternal Brain Changes During and after Pregnancy”, September 12 at 7pm EST Recording Pt. 1 Recording Pt. 2
Panel discussion: ‘Reproductive Psychiatry Career Paths’, with the International Society for Reproductive Psychiatry, October 6 at 8pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Stacey Pawlak, Director and Clinical Assistant Professor, Women’s Wellness & Counseling Service, University of Iowa, “Infertility Counseling and Third-party Reproduction-Health Psychology”, October 20 at 7pm EST Recording
Panel discussion: ‘Meet the Residents’, November 2nd at 8pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Alyson Gorun, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine, “Psychodynamic Psychotherapy in Peripartum Women”, Nov 9 at 5pm EST
Lecture: Hilary Waller, Psychotherapist and Director of Education and Programming, The Postpartum Stress Center, “The Secret World of the Perinatal Mother”, December 5 at 8pm EST
Lecture: Adrienne Griffen, Executive Director, Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance, “Maternal Mental Health Advocacy”, January 19 at 7pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Lisa Valentine, Assistant Professor, The Women’s Place Center for Reproductive Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, “Therapeutic Approaches to Pregnancy Loss and Stillbirth”, February 9 at 7pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Lee Cohen, Director of The Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health and Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, ‘Postpartum Psychosis’, March 8 at 5pm EST.
Lecture: Dr. Thalia Robakis. Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, “Epigenetic markers of early life events: a clinical interpretation”, March 16 at 7pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Marlene Freeman, Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director of The Ammon-Pinizzotto Center for Women’s Mental Health and Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, ‘The National Pregnancy Registry for Psychiatric Medications’, April 20 at 5pm EST
Book Club: ‘Unspeakable Losses: Healing From Miscarriage, Abortion, And Other Pregnancy Loss’ by Kim Kluger-Bell. May 2nd at 7pm EST
Movie Club: ‘Tully’ (on Netflix) July 17th at 7pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Shari Lusskin, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, “Perinatal psychopharmacology: Principles of Management”, August 8th at 7pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Osarumen Nicole Doghor, Assistant Professor and WMH Fellowship Director, Baylor College of Medicine , “DBT for Perinatal Women”, September 28th at 5pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Sophie Foster Fink, Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice, “Reflecting on Birth Trauma: a Survivor and Clinician Explores Trauma Informed Postpartum Care”, October 9th at 5pm EST
Panel: Residency Panel: WMH opportunities in residency, with Raia Blum (Mount Sinai), Chelsea Shannon (UCLA), Sitara Soundararajan (Montefiore), Ziba Colah (Baylor COM), October 25th at 7pm EST
Lecture: Dr. Catriona Hippman, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of British Columbia, “Creating Comfort in Choice: How Women Decide Whether to Take Antidepressants in Pregnancy”, November 14th at 6pm EST