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Psychiatry Grand Rounds - Physician Training: A Prospective Model to Understand How Stress Leads to Depression

Participants at Psychiatry Grand Rounds will be able to describe neurobiological and psychological bases of a broad-range of neuropsychiatric disorders, critically evaluate a range of diagnostic and treatment approaches for a broad-range of neuropsychiatric disorders and work collaboratively with multidisciplinary treatment team to implement evidence-based diagnostic and treatment approaches for a broad-range of neuropsychiatric disorders.

Learning Outcome

At the end of this learning activity, participants will be able to discuss a new model that has been created to enhance provider understanding of how stress can lead to depression especially among training physicians.

Activity Details
Start Date:  April 13, 2021
End Date:  April 13, 2024

You may claim CME credit for successful completion of this online course. In order to claim credit, you must follow these steps:

  1. Register for the learning activity by creating an account or logging in to your account.
  2. Click Continue to navigate to the Activity Material tab. Click View Presentation to view the recording. View the entire presentation.
  3. Return to this Activity page.
  4. Click Continue to navigate to the Evaluation tab; then click the Launch button to start the evaluation.
  5. Complete and Submit the evaluation and attestation form.

When the evaluation is submitted, you will be awarded credit. You may access your transcript for verification of participation at any time via Your Account. Need help? Visit the Support Page, send an Email, or call the Center for Learning and Professional Development at (603) 653-1234, Option 1.

  • Srijan Sen, MD, PhD is the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Professor of Depression and Neurosciences, Directory of the Depression Center and Associate Vice President for Research-Health Sciences at the University of Michigan. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, completed a psychiatry residency at the Yale University and returned to Michigan as faculty in 2009. The Intern Health Study is a longitudinal cohort study that assesses stress and mood in training physicians, enrolling over 22,500 participants from 80+ institutions. Dr. Sen is a member of the National Academy of Medicine Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit for this Continuing Medical Education (CME) activity, you must:

  • View the entire presentation
  • Complete the online Attestation of Attendance & Evaluation Form (you must register to access).

In accordance with the disclosure policy of Dartmouth-Hitchcock/Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council on Continuing Medical Education and the Nursing Continuing Education Council standards set forth by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission on Accreditation, continuing medical education and nursing education activity director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have been asked to disclose any financial relationship* they have to a commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients). Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias in any presentation, but is elicited to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given activity.

The following Activity Physician Director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content have reported the following financial interest or relationship* with various companies/organizations. The Activity Physician Director role was resolved by altering the individual’s control over content about the products or services of the commercial interest by William Torrey, MD. All potential conflict(s) were resolved.

* Paul Holtzheimer, MD ~ has grant/research support in affiliation with NIH and the VA as part of the Brain Behavior Research Foundation, is a consultant with Abbott, and receives royalties from Oxford Press University (UpToDate). 

Other planning committee member(s), speaker(s), activity director(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for this program report no financial interest or relationship* with any company(ies) or organizations whose product may be germane to the content of their presentations.

*A “financial interest or relationship" refers to an equity position, receipt of royalties, consultantship, funding by a research grant, receiving honoraria for educational services elsewhere, or to any other relationship to a company that provides sufficient reason for disclosure, in keeping with the spirit of the stated policy.

Bibliographic Material
  • See presentation for bibliographic sources to allow for further study.
Provider Contact Information

Provider contact information for questions regarding accreditation of the activity:

Center for Learning and Professional Development
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

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