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Chronognosis: A Practical Introduction to Circadian Biology & Medicine

Location: Health Discovery Building Auditorium

Address: 1601 Trinity St., Building B, Austin, Texas 78701 | View Map »

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time: 12–1:15 p.m.

Contact: Renee Collins

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, featuring William Schwartz, M.D., on circadian biology and medicine. Schwartz is associate chair of research and education and professor in the Department of Neurology.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Review the basic structure and function of the mammalian circadian timekeeping system;
  • Describe the possible role(s) of circadian dysfunction in human medical disorders;
  • Identify circadian-inspired therapeutics, especially for some sleep and metabolic disorders.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, nurses and other mental health professionals
  • Secondary: Other health care professionals

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Provide patient-centered care; work in interdisciplinary teams; employ evidenced-based practice; apply quality improvement; utilize informatics.
  • IECC: Values/ethics for interprofessional practice.

Schwartz has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

The Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds planning committee members are Robert E. Feinstein, M.D.; Beth Lippard, Ph.D.; Cathy Stacy, Ph.D.; Kimberly Kjome, M.D.; Sussann Kotara, M.D.; Jane Ripperger-Suhler, M.D.; Lowell McRoberts, M.D.; Kristin Escamilla, M.D.; Joseph Kugler, M.D.; Garrett Key, M.D.; and Renee Collins. They report no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.