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Saturday, September 16 • 7:30am - 8:45am
Relishing the Past and Welcoming the Future: Examining Psychiatry's Recent and Future Breakthroughs

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Psych Congress is turning 30, and to celebrate that, we are looking back to see how far psychiatry has come since the meeting started, as well as looking toward the future to see what is in store for the next 30 years. Join the co-Chairs, Drs. Jain and Raison, as they review the most notable developments in psychiatry and speculate what mental health treatment could look like in the future.

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Charles Raison, MD

Psych Congress Co-Chair; Mary Sue and Mike Shannon Chair for Healthy Minds, Children & Families and Professor, School of Human Ecology; Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin | | Charles L. Raison, MD, is the Mike and Mary Sue Shannon Endowed Chair in Mind, Body, and Family Well-being, Professor, School of Human Ecology, and Professor, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to this he was Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, and the Barry and Janet Lang Professor of Integrative Mental Health at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Arizona. | Dr. Raison is internationally recognized for his studies examining novel mechanisms involved in the development and treatment of major depression and other stress-related emotional and physical conditions, as well as for his work examining the physical and behavioral effects of compassion training. The recipient of several teaching awards, Dr. Raison has received research funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2014 Dr. Raison received the Raymond Pearl Memorial Award from the Human Biology Association... Read More →
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Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH

Psych Congress Co-Chair; Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry,Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Midland, Texas | | Rakesh Jain, MD, MPH, attended medical school at the University of Calcutta in India and attended graduate school at the University of... Read More →

Saturday September 16, 2017 7:30am - 8:45am
La Nouvelle Orleans A - C The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, LA 70130