November 14-16, 2014 ~ Westin Park Central Hotel in Dallas ~ TSPP Annual Convention & CME Program: “Applying Evidence-Based Knowledge to Patient-Centered Care”

November 14, 2014toNovember 16, 2014

Please see www.txpsych.org for details and forms.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for MEETING/PROGRAM REGISTRATION BY OCTOBER 1!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT for  HOTEL by OCTOBER 14!

Dallas Psychiatrist Les Secrest MD ~ Distinguished Life Fellow and former NTSPP and TSPP President ~ will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award.

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GIVE to NTSPP ACE Funds ~ Advocacy Charity Education ~ fully tax deductible ~ Honor a person or organization

TWO WAYS TO GIVE and HONOR/MEMORIALIZE a colleague, family member, admired community activitist, organization, etc. through a tax-deductible contribution to our ACE Funds*.

I. GIVE to the NORTH TEXAS HELP website NTSPP ACE Fund
To honor a person or organization, be sure to
(1) fill out that information in the “honoree and donor” small text box within your order form along with their personal or contact information for notification
(2)  list how you wish to be named as donor.
Or email us at NTSPPchapter@gmail.com with that information.

TO GIVE TO NORTH TEXAS HELP WEBSITE NTSPP ACE FUND CLICK HERE:


AND/OR

II. GIVE TO the GENERAL NTSPP ACE FUND
To honor a person or organization, be sure to
(1) fill out that information in the “honoree and donor” small text box in your order form along with their personal or contact information for notification
(2) list how you wish to be named as donor.
Or email us at NTSPPchapter@gmail.com with that information.

TO GIVE TO the GENERAL NTSPP ACE FUND, CLICK HERE:


*For NTSPP ACE Fund background and the honoree list to date please see http://ntspp.org/?p=350
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11 October 2014 ~ 2nd Saturday DAWP: Catherine Karni MD, Hillary Carrington LPC, Alexis Clyde PhD ~ Early Childhood Mental Health Clinic: evaluation and treatment for preschool-aged children

October 11, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

All Dallas Area Women Psychiatrists and Psychiatrists in Training are warmly invited to 2nd Saturday DAWP
Saturday October 11, 2014~ 10 A to 12 N
10 A Brunch and Confidential Fellowship, Business
11 A Presentation and Q &A

Speakers:
Catherine Karni MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Medical Director, Outpatient Services, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Center for Pediatric Psychiatry, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by ABPN

Ms. Hillary Carrington LPC, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas, Center for Pediatric Psychiatry

Alexis Clyde PhD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Center for Pediatric Psychiatry, Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical School

Title:  Early Childhood Mental Health Clinic: evaluation and treatment for preschool-aged children

Location of home and RSVP information sent by email to all female psychiatrists and psychiatrists in training on our confidential email list…Not yet on our elist?  Please email NTSPPchapter@gmail.com to be added and indicate your professional affiliation/status…

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25 September 2014 Thursday ~ 6:30 to 9:00 PM ~ NTSPP Dinner Program: Meitra Doty MD “Recent Evidence/Guidelines for Treatment During Pregnancy”

September 25, 2014
6:30 pmto9:00 pm

All Psychiatrists and  Psychiatrists in Training are warmly invited to
The 4th Thursday  NTSPP Dinner Program
Thursday,  September 25, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM
Beautiful Private Location
Delicious Three-Course Seated Dinner ~ Cash Bar ~ Free Garage Parking

Speaker:  Meitra Doty MD
Program: Recent Evidence/Guidelines for Treatment During Pregnancy

6:30 p   Socializing & Cash Bar
7:00 p   Three-course Seated Dinner:
                  Salmon, California Salad (Boston Bibb, tomatoes, avocado, raspberries, blue                       cheese sprinkles, raspberry vinaigrette dressing), triple layer chocolate cake                         with berries.
                 *Vegetarian Option available with timely RSVP
7:30 p    Program with Q & A, After-dinner Coffee

Cost per person:

$30 for NTSPP Chapter Dues Paid Member Psychiatrists and self-pay APA-member UTSWMC Psychiatry Residents/Fellows by reservation deadline September 23 at 10 AM
$50 for all other Psychiatrists, self-pay NON-APA UTSWMC Psychiatry PGYs,  Guests, as well as late-reservation Chapter Dues Paid Members and self-pay APA-member UTSWMC Psychiatry PGYs.
$50 Sponsor a PGY option also available ~ UTSWMC PGYs will be sponsored as these contributions permit, with preference given to APA member PGYs

NTSPP Area Psychiatrists, & Psychiatrists in Training:

EASY TWO-STEP ACCEPTANCE:

1. RSVP with number in your party and member category of each person by email to Michael Rafferty MD, Program Chair, at NTSPPrsvp@gmail.com by Tuesday September 23  at 10:00 AM  AND
2. PAY by PayPal (or check) by Tuesday September 23 at 10 AM.

TO PAY:
~USING PAYPAL: Find your category or categories in the drop-down menu; use Add to Cart to add as many as you wish to your order:


Membership Category Price Per Person
Name (if different from CC)



~BY CHECK: Make out check to “NTSPP” and mail to NTSPP Treasurer Lia Thomas MD at our mailing address 6119 Greenville Ave, Suite 516, Dallas, TX 75206 ~ to arrive by Tuesday September 23

Deadline for cancellation without cost and for on-time reservations
 is September 23 at 10 AM
For cancellations and late reservations contact Program Chair Michael Rafferty MD at NTSPPrsvp@gmail.com.
For Vegetarian option, contact Michael Rafferty MD at NTSPPrsvp@gmail.com by Tuesday September 23 at 10 AM
For last-minute meeting changes, check this website

 

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13 September 2014 Saturday from 9 A to 12 N ~ DPC FREE Mini-Workshop by NTSPP Distinguished Life Fellow Fred Griffin MD ~ Listening Like a Writer: The Embodied Experience of Analytic Listening (CME I available for $25)

September 13, 2014
9:00 amto12:00 pm
Listening Like a Writer: The Embodied Experience of Analytic Listening
Fred L. Griffin MD, Training and Supervising Analyst at the DPC, NTSPP Distinguished Life Fellow, and Author* 
Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 9:00 am to 12 noon
UT Southwestern Seay Building, 2201 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75390  
NC 8.212 8th Floor Conference Room
 
Directions:  From Inwood Road, turn at the Redfield Street light toward the Seay building NC on the North Campus.  The garage is closed, so please park around the circle or in the driveway just in front of the building.  
 
The meeting itself is FREE.  To obtain up to 3 hours of CME Category 1 Credit, pay $25 on-site.  CEUs are also available.
*Listening Like a Writer: Psychoanalytic Sensibility and Engagement is the title of Dr. Griffin’s forthcoming book. 
 
RSVP if attending or with questions to Marc Litle MD at mslitle@icloud.com or Cell 214.893.1730.  Descriptive hand-outs are available prior to the meeting from Dr. Litle upon request.  The workshop will feature the brief novel To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf for those who may wish to read ahead.
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NTSPP mourns the death of Dallas Psychiatrist Kenneth R. Timken MD ~ NTSPP Distinguished Life Fellow and Past President

Kenneth R. Timken, M.D., a Dallas psychiatrist passed away on 8/22/2014. Born July
7, 1927 in Pampa, Texas. Dr. Timken grew up in Denton, Texas with his widowed mother, Gretta Roach Timken and three older sisters. He is survived by one sister, Doris Chase of Conway, Arkansas. He is also survived by his spouse of thirty five years, Maureene Carole Timken, two children, daughter Lynn Medeiros and husband Paul, son Thomas Joseph Timken, stepdaughter Cheryl Ann Cano and six grandchildren. He
practiced psychiatry in Dallas for 45 years. Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School from 1964-1998. He was involved in establishing psychiatric units at Presbyterian, Baylor and Green Oaks Hospitals. He was President of the Dallas Chapter of the American Psychiatric Association in 1974 and the Dallas Chapter of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry. With fellow
psychiatrists he opened the first medically supervised Biofeedback Lab and he chaired the first Biofeedback Symposium at the annual meeting of The American Psychiatric Association in 1974. He became the first Psychiatric Consultant to the Pastoral
Counseling and Education Center on the invitation of Dr. Ken Pepper, its first Director, and sustained an active participation in its growth. He was in the USNR 1945-6 where he participated in the “Bikini Operation”, an atom bomb experiment in the South
Pacific. He graduated in 1948 from the University of North Texas with a BA in English Literature. Graduate studies 1949 UNT. He entered Princeton Theological Seminary in 1949 and received a Bachelor of Divinity degree in 1952. While at Princeton he
was introduced to patients with psychosis through a brief training experience at Trenton State Hospital which created an intense interest and investment in the psychiatric field. 1952-1953 he completed clinical training for accreditation as a Mental
Hospital Chaplain in various facilities in Pennsylvania and Illinois hospitals. At Elgin State Hospital he had the privilege of ongoing visits with Anton Boisen, the legendary founder of the Council for Clinical Training, the original training program for mental hospital Chaplains. He became Resident Chaplain at Rusk State Hospital, in 1954, and created training programs for ministers and theological students in pastoral care. Entered Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, and was awarded M.D. in 1959, with following internship at St. Paul Hospital, Dallas, and psychiatric residency at Parkland Medical Hospital, 1960-63.
His love for psychiatry surpassed only by his love for his wife and children. He had an uninterrupted passion for developing rural properties with lakes, orchards, trees, grasses, vegetable gardens. Growing up in a musical family resulted in a lifelong
interest in classical music. Cremation service will be private. A memorial will be held on Sunday Aug 24, 2014 at 2 pm at Temple Shalom in the chapel, 6930 Alpha RD.Dallas TX, 75248. In lieu of flowers, contributions are requested for University of
Texas Southwestern Medical School, Department of Psychiatry (for student tuition aid) 5909 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75235 or Pastoral Counseling and Education Center (non-denominational) at 4525 Lemmon Ave. Dallas, Tx 75219.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Aug. 23, 2014

To sign the guestbook please see http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/dallasmorningnews/obituary.aspx?n=kenneth-r-timken&pid=172218376

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13 September 2014 10 A to 12 N ~ 2nd Saturday DAWP ~ Sidarth Wakhlu MD “Update on Medications for Substance Use Disorders”

September 13, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm

All Dallas Area Women Psychiatrists and Psychiatrists in Training are warmly invited to 2nd Saturday DAWP
Saturday September,13th 2014 ~10 A to 12 N

10 A  Brunch and Confidential Fellowship, Business
11 A  Presentation and Q &A

Speaker: Sidarth Wakhlu, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist, Medical Director, MH Gold Team, VA North Texas Health Care System, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Title: Update on Medications for Substance Use Disorders

Host, Location & Directions available by email*.

Dr. Wakhlu is an excellent speaker and expert in addiction psychiatry. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn about latest on medications used to treat substance use disorders.  Hope to see you there!?
Geetha Shivakumar MD and Bettina Fehr MD
DAWP Co-Presidents

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*Are you a female psychiatrist or psychiatrist in training not yet on our Dallas Area Women Psychiatrists confidential email list?  If so, please write NTSPPchapter@gmail.com to be added.

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