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Patient Safety & Risk Management Conference

November 11, 2023
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Eligible for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Conference Agenda

8:15 AM

Welcome & Introductions
Usman Hameed, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, President Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society

8:20 AM

PRMS Update
Angela Alkire, JD, PRMS Director of Claims

8:30 AM

TOPIC: Impaired Medical Professionals: Resources, Regulations, and Responsibilities
Speaker: Raymond Truex, Jr., MD (Medical Director, Physicians’ Health Program, The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society)
Moderator: Dr. Hope Selarnick
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10:00 AM Break and Virtual Posters
10:30 AM

Psychedelics: Promises and Pitfalls
Speaker: Scott T. Aaronson, MD (Chief Science Officer, Institute for Advanced Diagnostics & Therapeutics, Director of Clinical Research Programs at Shepard Pratt, and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of Maryland)
Moderator: Dr. John O’Reardon
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12:00 PM Presentation of President’s Award to Dr. Richard Silbert (posthumously)
Presented by Usman Hameed, MD, DFAPA, DFAACAP, President, Pennsylvania Psychiatric Society
12:10 PM

Lunch Break and Virtual Posters

1:00 PM TOPIC: A Practical Guide to Side Effects and Safety of Supplements and Herbal Medicines
Speaker: Noshene Ranjbar, MD (Director, Integrative Psychiatry Program; Clinical Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of Arizona College of Medicine—Tucson)
Moderator: Dr. Mary Anne Albaugh
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2:30 PM

Break and Virtual Posters

3:00 PM

TOPIC: Minimizing Risk When Treating Depressed and Suicidal Patients
Speaker: Allison M Funicelli, MPA, CCLA, ARM (Assistant Vice President, Risk Management Group, AWAC Services Company)
Moderator: Dr. John O’Reardon
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5:00 PM