September 25 - Dr. Beach and Dr. Kalivas


Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences | Grand Rounds Series

Friday, September 25, 2020 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Live Stream via Webex | For more info email

Scott Beach, MD Program Director for the MGH/ McLean Adult Psychiatric Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

"Delirium and Other Neuropsychiatric Effects of COVID-19"

Join us as we host Dr. Scott Beach, Program Director at Massachusetts General Hospital as he discusses the neuropsychiatric presentations of COVID-19, findings in patients with neuro-COVID, delirium in COVID, pathophysiology, and managing COVID delirium. Dr. Scott Beach is the Program Director for the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatric Residency, an attending psychiatrist on the MGH Psychiatry Consultation and Acute Psychiatric Services, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Beach has developed clinical and scholarly areas of expertise in QT prolongation and psychiatric medications, catatonia and related syndromes, and deception syndromes. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications and more than 25 book chapters, and has edited two books. He has received multiple teaching awards including the MGH Department of Psychiatry’s Clinical Mentorship Award, is a fellow in the ACLP and APA, and was the inaugural recipient of the Early Achievement Award from the UVA Medical Alumni Foundation.

The Medical University of South Carolina designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1.0 Credit(s)™.

At the completion of the presentation, attendees will be able to:

1. Understand the various ways in which COVID can present with neuropsychiatric symptoms.

2. Understand possible pathophysiological explanations for COVID's effect on the CNS.

3. Consider an approach to managing delirium in COVID-19 patients The speaker has no known financial disclosures.


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