Presenter: Spring CME Meeting

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Spring CME Meeting – “After the Shock…”
Rosen Shingle Creek
Orlando, Florida

Saturday | April 14, 2018
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
“Intergenerational Transmission Of Trauma”
Presenter: Ira Brenner, MD: Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College and the Psychoanalytic Institute

About the conference:

Both patients and doctors are dealing with the aftermath of various traumas at an individual, family, and societal level. Working towards recovery and enhancing resiliency is paramount. The Florida Psychiatric Society (FPS) Spring CME Meeting “After the Shock… Treating Trauma” is devoted to providing the latest understanding of etiology, multi-modal treatments, and resources for trauma-related disorders. Join us for an expert slate of speakers and a variety of topics related to this theme.

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma: Presenter


Saturday, February 24, 2018
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thomas Jefferson University
130 S 9th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19107

“Historical and contemporary studies of trauma demonstrate that complex trauma can be transmitted intergenerationally. In order to provide effective treatment, clinicians need to understand how to recognize the intergenerational transmission of trauma and the mechanisms of transmission.”

Sponsored by The Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP)

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Recipient: PA Psychiatric Society 2017 Presidential Award

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The 12th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis at Thomas Jefferson University

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The 12th Annual Akhtar-Brenner Lecture on Psychoanalysis, presented by Michael Vergare MD, was held at Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College in Philadelphia, PA on October 25, 2017.

The esteemed speaker was Jerome Blackman, MD with a talk entitled, “Psychoanalytically-Enhanced Mental Status Assessment.”

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IPA Buenos Aires 2017 Congress: Award

Dr. Ira BrennerFor his work “The Last Witness: Learning About Life and Death from Aging Survivors,” Dr. Brenner was presented with the Elise M. Hayman Award for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide at the International Psychoanalytic Association’s 50th Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

See a full list of award winners and a video snapshot of the conference.

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Faculty of Medical Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2017

RC PSYCHFaculty of Medical Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2017
April 5-7, 2017
Royal College of Psychiatrists, London

Trauma, Dissociation and Psychosis
An open conference for Medical Psychotherapists, Psychiatrists and Psychotherapists

Thursday, April 6

  • Plenary Session: “Dissociation and DID -Working with trauma and dissociation”
  • Workshop: “A proposed continuum of dissociative disorders”

See the full schedule of events — Programme

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Topic: ‘Peritraumatic Dissociation in Response to Terrorist Attacks’


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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Thursday, November 17, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Scattergood Auditorium, Friends Hospital
4641 Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia

Peritraumatic Dissociation in Response to Terrorist Attacks

Presented By
Ira Brenner, MD, clinical professor of psychiatry, Jefferson Medical College and the Psychoanalytic Institute

Target Audience
Department of Psychiatry staff, clinical staff at Friends Hospital and clinical staff of affiliate programs, e.g., St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Northwestern Human Services and Northeast Community Mental Health Center.

via Drexel Med Monitor

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