The DSM-5 does not include all facets of mental disorders. Over the years that I have spent in psychiatry, I have encountered patients that were not covered in training such as hoarding, ADHD in adults. This has changed my perspective of what is a mental disorder. Learning does not end with residency training.
Date: October 27, 2020
Time: 8 p.m. EST
Invited: Resident Fellows and Early Career Psychiatrists
Featured Speaker: William B. Lawson, M.D., Ph.D., D.L F.A.P.A.
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About the Speaker:
Dr. Lawson is Founder and Director of the institute to reduce Disparities LLC, Director of Psychiatric Research for the Emerson Clinical Research Institute and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Formerly chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Howard University School of Medicine, he received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of New Hampshire and M.D. from the Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago. He has received national recognition, including past President of the DC chapter of Mental Health America, Past President of the Washington Psychiatric Society, and past president of the Black Psychiatrists of America. He has over 200 publications to his credit and is the editor in chief of the Journal of the National Medical Association. He has continuously received federal, industry, and foundation funding to address mental and substance abuse disparities.
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