Live CME Meeting

Emerging Perspectives
in Psychiatry

New York City | The Glasshouse Chelsea
Saturday, June 24, 2023

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Dani Donovan, Keynote Speaker


Psychiatrists will gain timely, clinically relevant, and practice-based updates in a panoramic in-person setting.

This full-day meeting will provide engaging sessions led by reputed thought leaders in each of schizophrenia, postpartum depression, and major depressive disorder, ADHD, and addiction. A patient perspective will be shared as part of each program to ensure clinicians gain practical, real-world insight.
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Earn up to 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Keynote Speaker

Dani Donovan

Session: ADHD Storytelling and the Ripple Effect of Patient Advocacy

Purpose-driven creator, author, and ADHD advocate.

Dani Donovan is a purpose-driven creator, author, and ADHD advocate whose cathartic comics, TikTok videos, and #NeurodiverseSquad hashtag have helped build an online community for adults living with ADHD. She’s been featured in publications like The New York Times, BBC News, and NPR, and was the closing keynote at the 2021 International ADHD Conference. Her unorthodox self-help book, The Anti-Planner: How to Get Sh*t Done When You Don’t Feel Like It, offers creative strategies, activities, and games to help procrastinators understand their emotions and overcome productivity roadblocks. Dani’s work has encouraged thousands of people to seek diagnosis and treatment. Explore her content at or follow her on social media (@danidonovan).

Disclosure: Ms. Donovan has received consulting fees from Edelman (Takeda) and ADHD Online, and has received other financial or material support from RevHealth as a freelance illustrator and BetterHelp as a freelance author.



Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD

Professor, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Molecular Medicine

Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Michael Thase, MD

Professor of Psychiatry

Perlman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

New York Medical College

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD

Barbara Wilson Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Associate Professor, Department of Population Health

Rubiahna L. Vaughn, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Jonathan M. Meyer, MD

Voluntary Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry

University of California, San Diego

Bethany Yeiser

Patient Perspective, Schizophrenia

Jeffrey Newcorn, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai



8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcome and Registration

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Keynote Speaker: Dani Donovan

9:25 AM - 10:25 AM

Session I: Expanding the Clinician Toolbox with Novel ADHD Treatment Options

Learning Objectives:

  • Investigate challenges in misdiagnosis and identify tools for proper ADHD diagnosis
  • Examine the efficacy, safety, formulation, and pharmacokinetics of novel drug delivery systems for ADHD management
  • Optimize treatment of ADHD with a multimodal/multidisciplinary approach

Jeffrey Newcorn, MD

10:35 AM - 11:35 AM

Session II: Reviewing Non-Dopaminergic Pathways for Positive and Negative Schizophrenia Symptom Management

Learning Objectives

  • Articulate side effect development and negative symptom control challenges associated with standard of care antipsychotics
  • Review the latest research describing the biologic rationale of novel non-dopaminergic pathways in schizophrenia
  • Examine emerging clinical trial data for non-dopamine-targeting schizophrenia therapies

Supported by an educational grant from Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

Jonathan M. Meyer, MD

Bethany Yeiser

11:35 AM - 12:30 PM

Break – Lunch provided

12:35 PM - 1:35 PM

Session III: Staying Up to Date with Evolving Postpartum Depression Pathophysiology and Treatment Research

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the impact of delayed diagnosis on outcomes in PPD and best practices for screening
  • Explore pathophysiological mechanisms related to the expression of PPD symptoms
  • Review clinical trial safety, efficacy, and dosing for current and emerging therapeutics for PPD

Supported by an educational grant from Sage Therapeutics, Inc.

Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD

Rubiahna L. Vaughn, MD, MPH

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Session IV: Addiction Psychiatry

Learning Objectives

  • Screening Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT)
  • Medications for Addiction Treatment with focus on Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD)
  • Late breaking research (e.g., psilocybin to treat mental health and addiction)

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM


3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Session V: Unmet Needs in the Pharmacotherapy of Depression: Is Help Really on the Way?

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the unmet needs that are not well addressed by the current state of the art for antidepressant pharmacotherapy
  • State the recent developments that have led to new medications that address these problems
  • Identify treatments that target glutamatergic mechanisms, such as ketamine/esketamine and neurosteroids that indirectly modulate glutamatergic neurotransmission

Michael Thase, MD

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reception on the 21st Floor

The Venue

The Glasshouse in Chelsea is a modern and idyllic space that makes an optimal learning environment. The Glasshouse features full-light, floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the city with an accessible balcony.

Emerging Perspectives in Psychiatry CME sessions will take place on the 14th floor, while lunch, breaks, and a reception will take place on the 21st floor.

545 W 25th Street, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10001
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All proceeds will support the National Alliance on Mental Illness

Earn up to 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

All attendees will receive a 1-year print + online subscription to The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.