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Psychiatry Grand Rounds: Gender Dysphoria in Children & Adolescents: Assessment, Diagnosis & Treatment

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Time: 12–1 p.m.

Contact: Renee Collins

About the Event

Join us for the next installment of Psychiatry Grand Rounds featuring Walter Meyer, M.D., presenting “Gender Dysphoria in Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment.” Meyer is a professor at The University of Texas Medical Branch.

Email Renee Collins to obtain the Zoom meeting information.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Summarize and reflect on the epidemiology of transgender label in the general population.
  • Discuss the relationship between gender dysphoria and other psychiatric disorders such as depression and psychosis.
  • Council and treat families and individuals who are seeking gender change.
  • Describe a long-term treatment plan for children with transgender behavior.

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 evidence-based practice; apply quality improvement; utilize informatics.
  • IECC: Interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice; interprofessional communication; values and ethics for interprofessional practice.

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

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds planning committee members are Robert E. Feinstein, M.D.; Charles Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D.; Roshni Koli, M.D.; Jorge Almeida, M.D., Ph.D.; Jeff Newport, M.D.; Steve Strakowski, M.D.; Lowell McRoberts, M.D.; Cathy Stacy, Ph.D.; Kathryn Flowers; and Renee Collins.

Jeff Newport, M.D., reported the following relevant financial relationships:

  • Grants/Research support: Eli Lilly, Glaxo SmithKline (GSK), Janssen, National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Sage Therapeutics, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Texas Health & Human Services Commission, Wyeth.
  • Honorarium: Astra-Zeneca, Eli Lilly, GSK, Pfizer, Wyeth.
  • Speaker’s Bureau: Astra-Zeneca, Eli Lilly, GSK, Pfizer, Wyeth.
  • Other (please describe):
    • Advisory Boards: GSK, Janssen, Sage Therapeutics.

Steve Strakowski, M.D., reported the following relevant financial relationships:

  • Grants/Research support: Janssen.
  • Consultant: Sunovion (Data & Safety Monitoring Board Chair), Otsuka (Data Monitoring Committee member).
  • Honorarium: Medscape.

Charles B. Nemeroff, M.D., Ph.D. reported the following relevant financial relationships:

  • Research/Grants: National Institutes of Health (NIH).
  • Consulting: ANeuroTech (division of Anima BV), Taisho Pharmaceutical, Inc., Signant Health, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Janssen Research & Development LLC, Magstim, Inc., Navitor Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc., EMA Wellness, Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Axsome, Sage, BioXcel Therapeutics, Silo Pharma, Aditum Bio, XW Pharma
  • Stockholder: Xhale, Seattle Genetics, Antares, BI Gen Holdings, Inc., Corcept Therapeutics Pharmaceuticals Company, EMA Wellness
  • Board of Directors: Gratitude America, ADAA, Xhale Smart, Inc.
  • Other:
    • Income sources or equity of $10,000 or more: American Psychiatric Publishing, Xhale, Signant Health, CME Outfitters, Takeda, Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc., EMA Wellness
    • Patents: Method and devices for transdermal delivery of lithium (US 6,375,990B1) Method of assessing antidepressant drug therapy via transport inhibition of monoamine neurotransmitters by ex vivo assay (US 7,148,027B2)
    • Scientific Advisory Boards: ANeuroTech (division of Anima BV), Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF), Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA), Skyland Trail, Signant Health, Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR), Inc., Magnolia CNS

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.