Schedule

10:00 a.m.
Coffee

10:15 a.m.
Greg Gabrellas & Ashley Sterchele, Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:30 a.m.
Critique of Biological Psychiatry and Alternative Directions
Stacy Gallin, “The Evolution of Psychiatry: Morals, Mind, and Medicine”
Andres J. Pumariega, “Culture, Identity, and Mental Health”
William Schultz, “The Chemical Imbalance Hypothesis of Depression: An Evaluation of the Evidence”
Timur Suhail-Sindhu, moderator

12:00 p.m.
Dennis Debiak, On Psychoanalytic Education / Lunch

1:30 p.m.
Socio-Cultural Determinants of Mental Illness
Akriti Bhatia, “Society, Deviance, and Mental Health”
Patricia Gherovici, “The Puerto Rican Syndrome: When Otherness Attacks”
Amir Hampel, “The Social Anxieties of Capitalist Individuals: An Analysis of Ideal Personality Types in Beijing”
Greg Gabrellas, moderator

3:00 p.m.
Coffee break

3:15 p.m.
Clinical Applications of Culture/Psychiatry
Lily Chan, “Clinical Benefit of Culture-focused Therapeutic Activities in Child Adolescent Psychiatric Practices”
Phoebe Friesen, “Let A Thousand Ontologies Bloom”
Puneet Chawla Sahota, “Anthropology Tools for Healing Trauma”
Ashley Sterchele, moderator

4:45 p.m.
Coffee break

5:00 p.m.
Psychiatry Residents Panel
Quratulain “Annie” Agha, Temple Psychiatry PGY-2
Manisha Shenava, Temple Psychiatry PGY-2
Charles Stanfa, Drexel Psychiatry Chief Resident PGY-3
Jim Monestime, Georgetown Psychiatry PGY-1
Andrew Allen, moderator

6:00 p.m.
Closing & Social at Bourbon Blue