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Psychiatry Grand Rounds - Social (In)justice and Mental Health

Participants 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

After this presentation, participants will be able to identify the relevance of social justice and hierarchies in mental health in order to re-examine mental health and illness in the context of the U.S. society, including the concept of social justice advocacy to identify action steps that can be taken to advance justice.

Activity Details
Start Date:  September 21, 2021
End Date:  September 21, 2024

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  • Sarah Vinson, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine
    Adjunct Faculty, Emory University School of Medicine

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 1.0 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 RSS Physician Director(s), planning committee member(s), speaker(s), author(s) or anyone in a position to control the content for Psychiatry Grand Rounds have reported the following financial interest or relationship* with various companies/organizations.  All potential conflict(s) were resolved.

* Sarah Vinson, MD ~ has ownership of the Lorio Psych Group and receives royalties for co-editing “Social Injustice and Mental Health”. These conflicts have been resolved by peer review of content by persons without relevant financial relationships by Paul Holtzheimer, MD. 

*  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). 
These conflicts have been resolved by altering the individual’s control over content about the products or services of the commercial interest by William Torrey, MD.

*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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