1. Review and update the current understanding of the pathophysiology of common medical problems
  2. Learn about the management and pharmacotherapy of these disorders
  3. Discuss the utility and function of various laboratory and neuroimaging investigations in the practice of psychiatry


  • Marie-Claude Côté, MD, BSc Inf., FRCPC, Psychiatrist, Psychosomatic Medicine Department, Montreal Heart Institute
  • Barbara Hayton, MD, Director, Perinatal Mental Health Service, Jewish General Hospital; Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Family Medicine, McGill University
  • Linda Moreau, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Dermatologist, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal General Hospital; Assistant Professor, Dermatology, McGill University
  • Mathangi Ramani, MD, Chief, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hôpital de LaSalle, Centre de santé et services sociaux Dorval-Lachine-LaSalle
  • Pedro Rosa-Neto, MD, PhD, Researcher, Director, Translational Neuroimaging Laboratory, Douglas Institute; Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, McGill University
  • Julie St-Cyr, MDCM, FRCPC, Medical Biochemist, Director, Biochemistry Service, St. Mary’ Hospital Center
  • Michael Tamilia, MD, FRCPC, Director, Thyroid Tumor Centre, Department of Endocrinology, Jewish General Hospital; Associate Professor, Medicine and Physiology, McGill University

Consult the detailed program
Douglas Hall, Douglas Institute
How to get to the Douglas

Parking available on site for 3$ for the day.

Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:30 to 4:30


All lectures will be given in English. Question periods will be both in English and French.

Target audience

Psychiatrists, general practitioners, residents, researchers, pharmacists and health professionals who treat psychiatric disorders.


Participation: A certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants.

This event will be accredited by Continuing Medical Education (McGill). General practitioners may claim credits according to section 1 of the Fédération des Omnipraticiens du Québec (FMOQ).

Registration fees

Physician and other professional: 200$

Resident, non-profit organizations, and student (a valid ID card is required ): 75$

Register before October 12th, 2012. No reimbursements for cancellations received after October 12th, 2012.



Jessy Ranger

Communication Advisor – Academic Events

Douglas Institute

Dobell Pavilion, Room B-1136

6875, LaSalle Boulevard

Montreal (Quebec) H4H 1R3

Telephone: 514 761-6131, ext. 2616



Read more about the event: Douglas Mental Health University Institute



August 22, 2012