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CLM Educational Event: Healing the Healers
Date: December 8, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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Eliot Sorel, MD
Eliot Sorel MD is the former President of WPS and Founder of CLM. He is an innovative global health leader, health systems performance expert, practic-ing physician, and Clinical Professor of Global Health, Health Policy & Management and of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the George Washington University. Dr. Sorel has served as a subject matter expert on World Health Organiza-tion (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), U.S. National Institute of Health (NIH Fogarty Inter-national Center), National Institute of Mental Health, (NIMH), World Bank Group (WBG), the InterAmerican Development Bank (IADB), and the Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) projects. Dr. Sorel is now a member of the World Psychiatric Association’s (WPA) Working Group on Public Mental Health for the WPA 2020-2023 Action Plan at the George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Mani Yavi, MD
Dr. Yavi is a clinical fellow at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in the Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology group under Dr. Carlos Zarate, where he conducts clinical research on novel treatments for depression with a focus on developing biomarkers to better characterize Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD) and response prediction to treatment such as Ketamine. Mani completed his bachelors from UC Berkeley and graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University, where he also completed his intern year in Medicine. He completed 3 years of psychiatry training at Saint Elizabeths Hospital, in the Department of Behavioral Health of the District of Columbia. He is active in leadership and advocacy roles both regionally with the Washington Psychiatric Society (WPS), where he co-chairs the Career Leadership & Mentorship program, and nationally with the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as the Area 3 (mid-Atlantic) RFM Representative. He is on the WPS Advocacy Committee and is the DC Chapter Advocacy Liaison.