34th Annual Update in Psychiatry

Conference Information

Presented by the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Office of Continuing Education


Thursday, June 3rd and Friday, June 4th, 2021


Medical University of South Carolina. Charleston, SC

Live-streaming options available. Please contact us at psych-events@musc.edu to be setup to receive instructions.

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Conference Speakers

Aimee McRae Clark, PharmD, BCCP

Kathleen T. Brady, MD, PhD

Michelle Mielke, PhD

Laura Carpenter, PhD

Allison Wilkerson, PhD

Alyssa Rheingold, PhD

Constance Guille, MD, MSCR,

Lisa Boyars, MD

Suzanne Kerns, MBBS

Elizabeth Wallis, MD



Day 1 -

8:15am Cannabis Use in Women - Aimee McRae-Clark, PharmD

9:15am Opioid Use in Women - Kathleen Brady, MD, PhD

10:30am Menopause - Claudio Soares, MD, PhD, FRCPC, MBA

11:30am Alzheimer's - Michelle Mielke, PhD

1:30pm Autism Spectrum Disorder - Lauren Carpenter, PhD

2:30pm Sleep - Alison Wilkerson, PhD

3:45pm Interpersonal Violence - Alyssa Rheingold, PhD

Day 2 -

8:05am Mental Health in Pregnancy - Connie Guille, MD

9:05am Post Partum Depression - Lisa Boyars, MD

10:15am Mood Disorders - Suzanne Kerns, MBBS

1:15am Eating Disorders - Elizabeth Wallis, MD


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Conference Location

Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Get an MUSC hotel discount! Just choose from our list of preferred Charleston hotels when you book your stay. We hope you’ll join us!

Live-streaming options available. Please contact us at psych-events@musc.edu to be setup to receive instructions.

Continuing Education Credit details: 

The South Carolina Board of Examiners in Psychology will approve 11 Category A credits. 
The South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners will approve approximately 11 hours of designated credit. 
The South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists will approve 11 hours of continuing education credit.


Registration Information 

Register online here. (Rates are at the bottom of the registration page)

  • Call 843-792-0175
  • Email psych-events@musc.edu
  • Print registration form here
  • Or mail payment to (due to delays in postal delivery, please email us that you have mailed-in your registration):
    Jessica Carter
    Continuing Education Office
    MUSC Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    67 President Street, MSC 861
    Charleston, SC 29425
Please Note - Registration and payment must be received within the registration deadlines to be eligible for that rate. Registration for this event closes on Monday, June 3, 2021 at 11:59 P.M. EST. No refunds will be offered after that time. Prior to that all refund requests will be subject to a $50 administrative fee. Registrations are transferable. If you do not receive a confirmation letter  please contact us at 843-792-0175 to ensure your registration has been received. Registration fee includes digital conference materials. Please see website for further accreditation details.