Psychiatry Webinar Series
Professor Chris Davey launched the Department of Psychiatry Webinar Series on Thursday, 23 July 2020. The series to be held quarterly will cover a wide range of topics in psychiatry, including new developments in research, treatment innovations, and broader themes related to a career in psychiatry. These will be delivered by nationally and internationally renowned speakers. The seminars will be of benefit to all of our Master of Psychiatry students, MD students, and staff within the Department.
Webinar 4 - Thursday, 24 June 2021
"Taking the Lead" was presented by Associate Professor Vinay Lakhra, who is President of the RANZCP. He is also Clinical Director, of North West Area Mental Health Service.
Webinar 3 - Thursday 25 March 2021
"Treatment guidelines for bipolar affective disorder" is the third webinar in our series. It was presented by Professor Malcolm Hopwood, who is the Ramsay Health Care Professor of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne; based at the Albert Road Clinic (ARC) in Melbourne, Australia.
Webinar 2 - Thursday 19 November 2020
"Forging a clinician scientist career in psychiatry" is the second webinar in our series. The panelists included, Professor Chris Davey, Professor Nicola Lautenschlager, Professor Chris Pantelis and Associate Professor Margie Danchin.
The webinar explored the different academic career pathways available for trainees. The discussion included individual stories of both the successes and challenges faced by clinician researchers.
Webinar 1 - Thursday 23 July 2020
Professor Stefan Leucht, Deputy Director of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany presented on the topic of ‘Results of recent network meta-analyses about controversial topics concerning the treatment for schizophrenia’. The presentation provided a fascinating insight into evidence in this area and generated interesting discussions from attendees.