32nd Annual Mood Disorders Symposium


April 24, 2018

Registration 11:30 am

Location:  Turner Auditorium

Located on the Johns Hopkins University Medical Campus, Turner Building

720 Rutland Avenue

Baltimore, MD 21205

Parking is available at McElderry garage

Lunch is available for purchase at  Atwaters and Helmand Kabobi (855 N Wolfe Street), Daily Grind (Miller Research Building 3 floor),

and at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Cafeteria


Each year our Symposium strives to improve knowledge and treatment of mood disorders.  

Families are integral to our annual symposium and play a critical role in the management of psychiatric illness.  

Consistent with our tradition, recognizing the collaborative relationship betwenn care providers, patients, and their

families, Dr. Karen Swartz  and Dr. J. Raymond DePaulo will interview singer and songwriter Meg Hutchinson and her

sister, Tessa Adams.


Featured speakers include:

Daniel Buccinno,  LCSW-C, BCD

Bernadette Cullen, MB, MRCPsych

Kay Jamison, PhD

James "Jimmy" Potash, MD, MPH


1:00Welcome, Conference Goals, and Announcement of the Sallie Province Mink Community Education Award

Mobilizing to Master Mood Disorders:  James "Jimmy" Potash, MD, MPH

1:30Questions and Answers
The Impact of Medical Co-Morbidities on Individuals with Severe Mood Disorders:  
Bernadette Cullen, MBB.Ch, MRCPsych
2:00Questions and Answers
Psychotherapy Works (Too)!  Daniel Buccino, LCSW-C, BCD 
2:50Questions and Answers
A Family Member’s Perspective – Tessa Adams:  Interviewed by Karen Swartz, MD
3:25Questions and Answers
War Poets and Their Doctors:  Kay Redfield Jamison, PhD
4:25Questions and Answer
A Patient’s Perspective – Meg Hutchinson, Singer and Songwriter:  Interviewed by J. Raymond DePaulo, MD
5:00Questions and Answers
5:10Adjourn – Please complete and return the Evaluation Form



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 32nd Annual Mood Disorders Symposium

April 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM