2017 Spring Meeting
2017 Spring Meeting
Hotel Information
2017 Spring Meeting
Meeting Agenda
2017 Spring Meeting
Welcome to the
Psychopharmacology Update: State-of-the-Art 2017 Spring Meeting

The meeting will be held March 25 - 26, 2017 at the
UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center in Los Angeles, California. 

More Information
For additional information on the Psychopharmacology Upate: State-of-the-Art 2017 Meeting, please click here or visit the ASCP website, www.ascpp.org. Attendees of the Fall Psychopharmacology Update program stated:

"This is the best meeting I attend."

"Very useful and fruitful experience."

 "One of the best clinically I've been too!"

"I appreciate the consistent high quality of the presentations, the value given to audience interaction and the organization of the conference."

"As usual a wonderful and clinically applicable conference with dynamic speakers and optimal opportunities for audience participation."

CME Credit 
In 2017, the Society designates this live meeting for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that (s)he actually spent in the educational activity. Please click here for additional CME information.

Hotel Information
To reserve lodging at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center, please click here and enter conference code: ASCP0324. If you are booking outside of the conference dates, please call the reservations line at 1-855-522-8252.
The 2017 Spring Psychopharmacology Update Meeting will take place at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center in Los Angeles, California.  

2017 Annual Spring Meeting Registration Rates
Registration FeesASCP Member *Non-MemberResidents/Trainees
Until January 17$450$550$100
By February 15$500$600$100
After February 16$525$625$100
* If not currently an ASCP member, you may join during the registration process and pay the discounted rate.
Meeting registration fees will be refunded (less $100 processing fee) if the Executive Office receives written notice to info@ascpp.org by February 24, 2017.
 UCLA Luskin Conference Center
425 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

855-LCC-UCLA (855-522-8252)
  • You can reserve your room via the weblink below or calling directly.
  • Please note that the call-in option must be used if you are trying to book a room outside of the meeting dates.
  • For step by step instructions on making your hotel reservation, please click here.
  • When making your reservation, ensure you enter the conference code: ASCP0324.
  • Rooms are on a first come, first served basis. Please note a limited number of rooms are available at this rate.

ASCP Discounted Rate: $249++ (single/double)
Reserve your room before February 22, 2017 to receive ASCP's special discounted rate. 

Tentative Spring Agenda

Saturday, March 25, 2017

7:30 AM - 8:00 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:05 AMOpening Remarks
8:05 AM - 9:05 AMUpdates on the Treatment of Psychotic DisorderStephen Marder, M.D.
9:05 AM - 9:15 AMQ & A
9:15 AM - 10:15 AMChanneling John Oliver—The Role of Evidence-based Reviews in Current Psychiatric PracticeBradley Gaynes, M.D., M.P.H.
10:15 AM - 10:25 AMQ & A
10:25 AM - 10:40 AMBreak
10:40 AM - 11:40 AMPsychopharmacology of Comorbid Presentations of DepressionMichael Gitlin, M.D.
11:40 AM - 11:50 AMQ & A
11:50 AM - 1:15 PMLunch (on your own)*
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMGlutamatergic and Opiate Receptor Systems in DepressionSanjay Mathew, M.D.
2:15 PM - 2:25 PMQ & A
2:25 PM - 2:40 PMBreak
2:40 PM - 3:40 PMEvidence-Based Psychosocial Strategies for Bipolar Disorder: What Every Psychopharmacologist Needs to KnowHolly Swartz, M.D.
3:40 PM - 3:50 PMQ & A
3:50 PM - 4:50 PMTreatment of Comorbid Presentations of Bipolar DisorderJoseph Goldberg, M.D.
4:50 PM - 5:00 PMQ &A

Sunday, March 26, 2017
7:30 AM - 8:15 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast              
8:15 AM - 9:15 AMSmoking Cessation Treatment for those with Psychiatric Illnesses: Toward Clinical Best PracticeEden Evins, M.D., M.P.H.
9:15 AM - 9:25 AMQ & A
9:25 AM - 10:25 AMMedical Marijuana: The Facts and Implications for Psychiatric PracticeRajiv Tandon, M.D.
10:25 AM - 10:35 AMQ & A
10:35 AM - 10:50 AMBreak
10:50 AM - 11:50 AMWomen's HealthVivien Burt, M.D.
11:50 AM - 12:00 PMQ & A
12:00 PM - 1:15 PMLunch (on your own)*
1:15 PM - 2:15 PMDisruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder: Where did it come from? Where is it going? What can we do about it?Gabrielle Carlson, M.D.
2:15 PM - 2:25 PMQ & A
2:25 PM - 3:25 PMMetabolic Dysregulation in Mood and Psychotic Disorders: What Clinicians Should KnowChristoph Correll, M.D.
3:25 PM - 3:35 PMQ & A
3:35 PM - 3:50 PMBreak
3:50 PM - 4:50 PMTo LAIA or Not to LAIA: Using Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics for the Treatment of SchizophreniaLeslie Citrome, M.D., M.P.H.
4:50 PM - 5:00 PMQ & A

*Ackerman Union is the student union building right across from the UCLA Luskin Conference Center.  There are numerous options from fast food to salad bar to a Wolfgang Puck Express.  There are also several other eateries nearby on campus.  Additionally,  Westwood Village Restaurants is 2 blocks from the Conference Center.