ASCP Spring Meeting







Thank you for attending the 2016 ASCP Psychopharmacology: State-of-the Art 2016 program! Regarded as one of the best clinical update meetings in the field, the ASCP Psychopharmacology: State-of-the-Art 2016 Meeting a full two day program designed to provide state-of-the-art education on new developments in psychopharmacology for psychiatrists and other professionals already knowledgeable about the pharmacologic treatment of psychiatric disorders.


ASCP’s 2016 meeting was held at the University of California, San Diego, March 19-20.


 CME Credit:

The American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME Activity.

In 2016, the Society designates this live meeting for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that (s)he actually spent in the educational activity. To learn more about the CME credit, click here.



Title and Speakers:

Please click here for a complete agenda.


  • Management of Depression in Children and Adolescents – Karen Wagner, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Neuromodulation and the Brain Circuitry of Depression - Andrew Leuchter, M.D.
  • The Challenges Posed by Complementary and Alternative Medicine to the Clinician: Examples from Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Massage Research – Mark Rapaport, M.D.
  • Psychopharmacology of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder – Sanjaya Saxena, M.D.
  • Management of Recent Onset Psychosis – Steve Marder, M.D.
  • Evaluating and Managing Side Effects of Psychiatric Medications – Joseph Goldberg, M.D.
  • Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Thomas Neylan, M.D.
  • Perinatal Psychiatric Decision-Making: Deciphering the Data – Vivien Burt, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Treatment Resistant Depression – Madhukar Trivedi, M.D.
  • Relapse Prevention vs. Recurrence in Bipolar Disorder: Is the Distinction Important? – Frederick Goodwin, M.D.
  • Efficacy of Antidepressants in Late Life Depression and Moderators of Response – Craig Nelson, M.D.
  • Beyond Monoamines: Glutamate and Opiate Receptor Approaches for the Treatment of Depression - Sanjay Mathew, M.D.