Mental Health Matters Updates from your Department. No. 12 November 2015


Mental Health Matters - Issue No. 12: November 2015

Mental Health Matters - Updates from your Department provides monthly updates on members' activities, while highlighting the successes and achievements of the Department of Psychiatry and its members.


Recognitions

Dr. Wendy Spettigue granted the Excellence in Education Award from the Canadian Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Adobe PDF (680 KB)



Research

Call for Applications to the American Psychiatry Association’s 2016 Research Colloquium for Junior Investigators Adobe PDF (456 KB)

Dr. George Tasca's PPRNet Blog – November Update



Education & Events

The Department of Psychiatry would like to thank all those who participated in another successful annual retreat on November 19! Adobe PDF (3.44 MB)

E.K. Koranyi Review Course in Psychiatry to be held January 11th – 15th 2016

University Round by Dr. Charles F. Reynolds III entitled “Sleep and Mood Disorders” to be held January 6th 2016 Adobe PDF (1.10 MB)

Schedule of Upcoming University Rounds

Winter/Spring 2015-2016 Calendar of Upcoming Professional Education Seminars, Workshops, and Conferences at The Royal Ottawa Hospital now available Adobe PDF (359 KB)



In the News

Drs. Kathleen Pajer and Smita Thatte discuss The Young Minds Partnership, a strategic plan developed by CHEO and ROMHC to reduce wait times for children and youth with mental health needs

Drs. Kathleen Pajer and Smita Thatte publish an op-ed on youth mental illness in the Ottawa Citizen

Dr. Paul Fedoroff discusses treating pedophilia

Dr. Rakesh Jetly discusses the increase of suicides in the Canadian armed forces

Dr. Michael Seto discusses the misconception around pathological disease



Recent Appointments

Dr. Paul Sedge (in process) – Lecturer – Brockville Mental Health Centre and Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Dr. Jinny Shaw (in process) – Lecturer – The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Dr. Joel Watts (in process) – Assistant Professor – The Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre