Depression Center Colloquium Series
For health professionals and researchers with an interest in depression and related illnesses.
For each Colloquium Series presentation, the learning objectives are:
To help physicians, researchers, and other health care professionals to increase their knowledge of the epidemiology, etiology, and treatment of depression. With greater understanding of recent advances in depression research and new treatment modalities, clinicians can make more informed decisions regarding patient care and help to translate research into practice.
All programs run from 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM in the Rachel Upjohn Building auditorium (Garden Level). There is no charge for attendance, and lunch is provided for those who register. For each colloquium, please arrive at 11:45 AM for lunch. The first speaker will begin promptly at 12 PM.
If you are unable to attend in-person, please check this webpage on the day of the event for a link to a live webcast of the presentation. To view the webcast, please make sure you have the following:
- a Broadband connection
- Adobe Flash Player version 8 or higher
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May 17, 2013
Depression Interventions to Improve Work Function and Productivity
- Debra Lerner, Ph.D., M.S., Senior Scientist, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies within Tufts Medical Center, Director of the ICRHPS Program on Health, Work and Productivity, and Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
- Kara Zivin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School; Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center (SMITREC), HSR&D Center for Clinical Management Research, Ann Arbor, MI
The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The University of Michigan Depression Center is an approved provider with the Michigan Social Work Continuing Education Collaborative. Approved Provider Number: MICEC-0063
The University of Michigan Depression Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The University of Michigan Depression Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Funding for the 2011-2012 U-M Depression Center Colloquium Series is provided by the Rachel Upjohn Professorship of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences Fund, the Thomas B. and Nancy Upjohn Woodworth Professorship in Bipolar Disorder and Depression Fund, and the Depression Center Gift Fund.