TSPP 68th Annual Convention and Scientific Program

November 7-10, 2024
The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center
Galveston , Texas

HOTEL RESERVATIONS:

TSPP has reserved a block of discounted rooms for registered conference attendees at a rate of $199/night (plus $8 daily resort fee) + taxes and fees.

To obtain the discounted group rate, call the Reservations Department at 800-392-5937 (toll free) and identify yourself as an attendee or sponsor of the TSPP 68th Annual Convention. The discounted rate is available until October 18th or upon sellout, whichever occurs first. 

Booking a room within the TSPP room block is an important way to support TSPP and helps to keep the overall meeting registration fee and costs as low as possible. Please help us help you by booking your room at the hotel hosting the meeting and within the TSPP room block.

"Bridging the Gaps: Embracing Diversity in Psychiatric Care"

MEETING LOCATION: The 68th Annual Convention and Scientific Program will take place at the The San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center, located at 5222 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77551. Explore this 32-acre luxurious Texas beachfront resort and spa on beautiful Galveston Island with breathtaking Gulf views. Dine in the award-winning restaurants, sip a refreshing cocktail in The Cove pool, or get a relaxing massage. Then step into the excitement of historic Galveston Island, which boasts a wide array of activities on land and sea with 32 miles of sun-drenched beaches, historic sites, excellent dining and famed shopping.

THURSDAY – RESIDENT FELLOW MIXER
Open to all Residents registered for the conference. Please RSVP at https://forms.gle/wdXnDoH5CWkGHDJg6.
Sponsored by: 

FRIDAY – WELCOME RECEPTION
Kick off the conference alongside colleagues and friends at the Friday evening Welcome Reception, from 6:30-8:30pm in the Exhibit Hall. We have several Sponsors/ Exhibitors that will be in attendance, as well as Poster Presentations. 

Start your holiday shopping early with the Kendra Scott Trunk Show, benefitting the Texas Foundation for Psychiatric Education and Research. 20% of all onsite sales will be donated to the Foundation! 

PLUS – an exciting new feature you won’t want to miss!!
This year’s Welcome Reception will feature
Heart of Texas Therapy Dogs! Our members of TSPP/TSCAP/TAP have devoted their lives to providing therapeutic comfort for others, and deserve the same in return! While enjoying hors d’oeuvres and visiting with Exhibitors and friends, spend a few minutes with one of these wonderful pups. “Therapy dogs provide a type of therapy that is different than almost anything else. They provide a sense of comfort, peace, patience, ease, and love.”

FRIDAY – TEXAS ACADEMY OF PSYCHIATRY PROGRAM – OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES – FREE for Texas Academy of Psychiatry Members / $25 for TAP NON-Members.

Not a member of TAP? If you are already a member of TSPP or TSCAP you can join the Texas Academy of Psychiatry as a Member for only $25.00 (email TAP@txpsych.org for a TAP application to join or go online at www.txpsych.org Academy to download an application). Not interested in membership in TAP yet, you can still register and attend the TAP Program for $25.00 Registration Fee.

AWARDS RECEPTION / BANQUET: Saturday evening festivities begin with a complimentary wine and cheese reception for  registrants attending the Awards Banquet honoring the 2024 TSPP Award Recipients for their outstanding contributions to Psychiatry. Register early to reserve a table for your group at this memorable evening!

TSPP 2024 POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Medical Students, Residents and Fellows in Training who are members of TSPP, TSCAP, and TAP will present/display posters at the TSPP 68th Annual Convention and Scientific Program during the Friday Evening Welcome Reception and Saturday Continental Breakfast and refreshment breaks, November 8-9, at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center. 

If you would like to be considered, click here to submit a poster abstract. Submission deadline is October 1st.

Daily Schedule

Thursday, November 7
4:00 pm – 8:30 pm Registration
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm TSCAP Executive Committee
7:00 pm– 8:00 pm Chapter Leadership Forum Meeting
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Resident Fellow Mixer
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm Federation Delegate Assembly Meeting

Friday, November 8
7:30 am – 8:30 pm Registration
8:00 am – 9:00 am Foundation Board of Directors Breakfast Meeting
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibit Hall Set Up
8:30 am – 5:00 pm Committee Refreshments
9:00 am – 10:30 am COUNCIL ON LEADERSHIP MEETINGS
    • Ethics Committee
    • Distinguished Fellowship Committee
    • Finance Committee
10:45 am – 12:15 pm COUNCIL ON SERVICE MEETINGS
    • Academic Psychiatry Committee
    • Children & Adolescents Committee
    • Forensic Psychiatry Committee
    • Public Mental Health Services Committee
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Committee Members’ Luncheon
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm TSPP Officer Orientation
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Texas Academy of Psychiatry Board of Trustees Meeting
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Resident Fellow Member Section and Academic Psychiatry Committee Workshop
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibits AND Poster Presenters Session Set Up
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm Texas Academy of Psychiatry Program
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm COUNCIL ON EDUCATION MEETINGS
    • Continuing Medical Education Committee
    • Professional Practice Management Committee
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Resident-Fellow Section Committee Meeting
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm COUNCIL ON ADVOCACY MEETING – Government Affairs Committee
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Executive Council Meeting
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Welcome Reception with Exhibitors AND Poster Session for Meeting Registrants and Paid Guests

Saturday November 9
7:30 am – 7:00 pm Registration
7:30 am – 4:30 pm Exhibits Open and Poster Session
7:30 am – 8:15 am Complimentary Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall for Meeting Registrants and Paid Guests
8:15 am – 5:20 pm SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM “Bridging the Gaps: Embracing Diversity in Psychiatric Care”
10:30 am – 10:50 am Refreshment Break and Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session
11:50 am – 12:10 pm Refreshment Break with Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session
12:10 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
3:00 pm – 3:20 pm Refreshment Break and Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session
4:30 pm Exhibits and Poster Session Closes
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Reception for Awards Banquet Registrants Pre-Function
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Awards Banquet 

Sunday November 10
7:00 am – 10:00 am Registration
8:00 am – 9:00 am Complimentary Continental Breakfast for Meeting Registrants and Paid Guests
8:15 am – 12:00 pm SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM “Bridging the Gaps: Embracing Diversity in Psychiatric Care”
10:30 am – 10:50 am Refreshment Break

Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians

“Bridging the Gaps: Embracing Diversity in Psychiatric Care”

November 9-10, 2024
9 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM,
with 2 of the Hours Designated for Medical Ethics/Professional Responsibility

Saturday November 9, 2024

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Opening Remarks

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Treatment Updates for Perinatal Mental Health Conditions – Latoya Frolov, MD, and Meitra Doty MD

 

Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Describe the challenges and issues in assessing perinatal mental health disorders
– Identify the medications that can safely be used during pregnancy and while breast feeding
– Discuss the common treatment strategies in treating perinatal mental health disorders

10:30 am – 10:50 am

Refreshment Break with Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors

10:50 am – 11:50 am

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Challenges and Strategies in Management – Arthur Westover, MD

 

Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Describe the challenges and issues treating ASD in adults
– Describe the role of psychiatry as a field moving forward in meeting the growing needs of the adult ASD population
– Discuss team-based approaches to treating severe behavioral challenges in adults with ASD

11:50 am – 12:10 pm

Refreshment Break with Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session

12:10 pm – 1:30 pm

Federation Business Meeting Lunch

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Reaching Out to LGBTQ+ Patients – M. Brett Cooper, MD

 

Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Identify behaviors that demonstrate (or do not demonstrate) a positive attitude toward sexual minorities
– Identify psychiatric diagnoses that have increased prevalence in sexual minorities and ways that these diagnoses may present differently.
– Identify cultural factors that may impair formation of a therapeutic relationship or increase prevalence of psychiatric illness in sexual minorities.
– Identify affirming practices that increase efficacy of treatment.

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

Refreshment Break with Door Prize Drawings with Exhibitors and Poster Session

3:20 pm – 4:50 pm

Update on the Science and Applications of Psychedelics in Mental Health Treatment –  Charles Nemeroff, PhD, MD

 

Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Describe the challenges and issues in using psychedelics in treating mental health disorders
– Identify the psychedelic medications that can be used in treating mental health disorders
– Discuss the emerging evidence for utilizing psychedelics in treating mental health disorders

4:50 pm – 5:00 pm

Closing Remarks

Sunday November 10, 2024

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Opening Remarks

8:30 am – 10:30 am

Ethics: Special Issues in Guardianship – Edward Poa, MD

 

Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Identify when a patient requires a guardian\
– Discuss how to pursue guardianship for a patient
– Identify when guardianship is no longer indicated and know who to notify

10:30 am – 10:50 am

Refreshment Break

10:50 am – 11:50 am

Update on Telepsychiatry – Amber Pastusek, MD

 

Objectives: The learning objectives for this activity has been designed to address clinician competence. Upon conclusion of the activity participants should be able to:
– Discuss how telepsychiatry practices changed post pandemic
– Identify best practices and regulations regarding use of telepsychatiry
– Identify what resources psychiatrists can rely on for the most up-to-date information for their practice of medicine with telepsychiatry

11:50 am – 12:00 pm

Closing Remarks

CME PROGRAM GOAL / TARGET AUDIENCE This live activity has been designed in a format consisting of case study presentations, lectures and direct discussion to provide its primary target audience of Psychiatrists, as well as other specialties of medicine, with the most up-to-date, evidence-based data that can be translated into clinical practice. Information and data will address new developments in treatments and new directions in research to address the professional practice gaps of the learners and advance the physicians’ competence and effective use of targeted skills so that they may develop strategies to apply the knowledge, skills and judgement of the information presented in the educational activity into their practice. The learning objectives for this activity have been designed to address clinician competence.

NEEDS ASSESSMENT TSPP has incorporated into this CME activity the relevant educational needs concerning competence that underlie the professional practice gaps of our participants.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT STATEMENT The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians designates this Live Activity for a maximum of nine (9) AMA PRA Category I CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

ETHICS DESIGNATION STATEMENT The presentation entitled “Special Issues in Guardianship” has been designated by the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians for two (2) hours of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

FACULTY AND PLANNERS DISCLOSURE POLICY The Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians will disclose to participants the existence of any relevant financial relationships between faculty members, TSPP staff and members, who planned, authored, contributed to, and/or reviewed the content of this activity, and any commercial interest discussed in this educational activity. Disclosure will occur through written communication in the syllabus/handout material.