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Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Parker Expert Lecture Series

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Renee Collins

About the Event

This installment of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Parker Expert Lecture Series features Desmond Oathes, Ph.D., presenting “Brain Circuit Probe and Neuromodulation Evidence for how Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Improves Depression.” Oathes is associate director of the Center for Neuromodulation in Depression and Stress at the University of Pennsylvania.

Email Renee Collins for the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Link the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) evoked Functional Magnetic Stimulation (fMRI) brain response of the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex to treatment response in depressed patients.
  • Use resting fMRI to guide brain stimulation targeting of the subgenual anterior cingulate cortex for treating depression.
  • Identify how interleaved TMS/fMRI can be used to define treatment targets in neuropsychiatric disorders.
  • Evaluate the overlap between interleaved TMS/fMRI and resting fMRI measures of brain connectivity.

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, Professionalism, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement
  • IOM: Patient-Centered Care,Work w/Interdisciplinary Teams,Use Evidence-based Practice
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice, Interprofessional Communication, Roles and Responsibilities

Oathes has no relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the content of this presentation.

The Parker Expert Lecture Series planning committee members are Jorge Almeida, M.D., Ph.D., and Renee Collins. The members of the planning committee report no 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 internet live course 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.