Event InfoCategory Date and Time
- Wednesday, December 12, 2018
- 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
- Neuroscience, Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation in Psychiatric Education
Joseph J. Cooper MD
- Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
- Director of Psychiatry Undergraduate Medical Education
- Co-Director, Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship
- Department of Psychiatry
- University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine
- School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
- 1601 W. Taylor St.
- Chicago IL 60612
- 109 (Auditorium)
Joseph Cooper, MD joined the UIC Department of Psychiatry in 2018 where he serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, Director of the Neuropsychiatry Program, and Co-Director of the Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry Fellowship. Prior to joining UIC, he served as the Director of Neuropsychiatry & Neuromodulation Services and the Director of Residency Training in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago. Following his undergraduate studies in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University where he earned Phi Beta Kappa honors, he attended the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, where he was selected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. As a medical student, he earned the Daniel X. Freedman Award for outstanding performance in the field of psychiatry, and the departmental award for outstanding performance in the field of neurology. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Chicago, where he served as chief resident and was twice selected for the Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award from medical students. He completed fellowship training in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry at the Mesulam Cognitive Neurology & Alzheimer's Disease Center at Northwestern University and fellowship training in Medical Education Research, Innovation, Teaching and Scholarship at the University of Chicago. As faculty at the University of Chicago, he received the Instructor of the Year Award four times from psychiatry residents, and the Chair's Award for the most outstanding teaching by a faculty member in Psychiatry. He serves on the Executive Council of the National Neuroscience Curriculum Initiative, a collaborative initiative to help train psychiatrists to integrate a modern neuroscience perspective into every facet of their clinical work. In addition to psychiatric education, his areas of active scholarship include catatonia and electroconvulsive therapy.
Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health
To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields
- Understand the role that clinical neuroscience can play in psychiatry today.
- Describe where to find peer-reviewed and accessible neuroscience teaching materials.
- Understand current data on neuropsychiatric and neuromodulation education.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.
No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest. There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.
Dr. Cooper has no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.