Grand Rounds

Each year, CMHPL sponsors presenters for the UW Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds series with an emphasis on renowned experts and topics relating to forensic mental health.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds is a series of free, educational webinar presentations open to those within UW Medicine and to the general public.  The presentations are scheduled for most Fridays from 12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. PT between October and June.

Past Grand Rounds Sponsored by CMHPL

The PBSCI Grand Rounds series maintains an archive of past presentations. Below is a selection of presentations sponsored by the CMPHL.

Resynthesizing the Nexus of Mental Health, Law Enforcement and Race
Presented by: Cheryl Wills, MD
December 9, 2022

National Crisis Regarding Competency to Stand Trial: Impact on Public Sector Mental Health Services
Presented by: Ira Packer, PhD
June 3, 2022

School Shooters: Tormented Teens or Cold Blooded Killers?
Presented by: Phillip Resnick, MD
December 10, 2021

Competence to Stand Trial and Civil Commitment: Are They Related?
Presented by: Debra Pinals, MD
April 23, 2021

Inaugural Bruce Gage Annual Lecture in Forensic Mental Health

Bruce Gage, MD has been described as a tremendous clinician, educator, and mentor. He demonstrated compassion and advocacy for vulnerable members of our society, most notably persons getting psychiatric care within correctional facilities. CMHPL founded the Bruce Gage Annual Lecture in Forensic Mental Health to honor Dr. Gage and to carry on his work. CMHPL endeavors to carry forward Dr. Gage’s pursuit of improving psychiatric care, education and training in our state.

Introducing the Center for Mental Health, Policy, and the Law
Presented by: Jennifer Piel, MD, JD
November 20, 2020