Comprehensive Review of Psychiatry Conference

We host an annual conference on the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders.

2018 Event Details


  • Thursday, Sept. 13
    11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Friday, Sept. 14
    7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Brochure/Conference Program/Registration

Lectures by internationally renowned speakers, followed by workshops and small group discussions, translate complex data into simple, clinically relevant information.

We welcome psychiatrists, primary care physicians, nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers and other mental health professionals to join us for this event in Buffalo, New York, at the Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center.

2018 Presentations


David Arciniegas, MD, chief medical officer for mental health; editor, Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences; clinical professor of neurology and psychiatry, University of Colorado School of Medicine

  • “Cognitive Examination: Principles and Practice in the DSM-5 Era”

David Brent, MD, academic chief of child and adolescent psychiatry and endowed chair in suicide studies; professor of psychiatry, pediatrics and epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

  • “Assessment and Management of Suicidal Risk in Adolescents”

Steven L. Dubovsky, MD, professor and chair of psychiatry, University at Buffalo

  • “What is New in Psychiatry?”

Henry Nasrallah, MD, professor and chair, Sydney W. Souers Endowed Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Saint Louis University

  • “What the CATIE Study Did Not Explore: Neurotoxicity and Neuroprotection are the Main Differences Between First and Second Generation Antipsychotics”

Edward Nunes, MD, professor of psychiatry, Columbia University; principal investigator Long Island Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), Clinical Trials Network

  • “Evidence Based Treatments of Substance Use Disorders”

Bipin Subedi, MD, medical director, psychiatry, Correctional Health Services, New York City Health + Hospitals

  • “An Overview of Psychiatric Treatment in the New York City Jail System”

Location and Accommodations

The location is Buffalo, New York, at the Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center.

Numerous hotels are available in the area.

Registration Information


You may register by phone, fax or mail:

  • Phone: Call (716) 898-4857. Have your credit card information ready.
  • Fax: Print out the conference brochure, fill out the form on the back and fax it to (716) 898-4447.
  • Mail:  Print out the brochure and fill out the form, then mail it with payment to:

Angela Bella
UB Department of Psychiatry
Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215

Registration Fee

$250 for 2 days – includes food

$100 for Thursday

$150 for Friday

$50 for residents

(Add $50 if registering after 9/1/2018)

Cancellation Fee $50

CME Accreditation

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.