Register for MPA/LPMA meeting in New Orleans
Mark your calendar for the 51st Annual Meeting of the MPA February 14-17, 2019. Get your call schedule organized and plan some time away in New Orleans, LA. How does Valentine’s Day and kicking off the Mardi Gras season in New Orleans sound? You can take advantage of the 24.75 full hours offered or as few CME hours as you need. Pricing will vary for the entire meeting and both daily rates and weekend rates will be available. The meeting will include the LA Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists and the Mississippi Chapter. Call 504-941-9191 now to make your reservation at the ACE Hotel before January 15th. Be sure to mention the code: 0902LPMAMTG. (Schedule below)  

Thursday, February 14


Friday, February 15 (Cont'd)

8:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.


11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Registration & Exhibits


Lunch/Legislative Update

Buprenorphine & Medication-Assisted Treatment*


     by Justin Caudle

     by Dr. Jennifer Creedon


1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

8:00 - 10:00 a.m.


Risk Management by PRMS



3:00 - 3:15

10:00 - 10:15 a.m.



10:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.-Training Contd.


3:15 - 5:15



Risk Management by PRMS

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.


6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

1:15 - 3:15 p.m.-Training Contd.


LPMA Executive Council



LCCAP/MCCAP Joint Meeting

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.


LA SAM Business Meeting

3:30 - 5:30 p.m.-Training Contd.


MPA Executive Council   6:00—7:00pm


7:00-8:30 p.m.

Friday, February 15



8:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.


Registration & Exhibits


Saturday, February 16

7:30 a.m


7:30 a.m




8:00 – 9:30 a.m.


8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Workshop Breakout Sessions:


Registration & Exhibits

My Child is Hearing Voices & Seeing Things!


8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

Cody Roi, DO, MPH, Asst. Prof. LSU


Recognizing Addiction**

Kristine Olivier, MD, Asst. Prof. LSU


     by Jennifer Creedon, MD

Luke Verret, MD, Fellow LSU


9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Can Psychiatrists Have It All?


Prescribing Opioids for Pain**

Work-Lfe Balance


     by Mark Bailey, MD

Mary Jo Fitz-Gerald, MD, MBA, DLFAPA


10:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Lee Michals, MD, Asst. Clincial Prof.



Psychiatry, LSU


10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Tiffany Arnold, MD, PGY3, Chief Resident


Diversion of Opiates**

for Psychiatry Education, LSUHSCS


     by Wayne Rivera, DEA

Cecilia Fitz-Gerald, MD, PGY2 Psychiatry


11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas


Poster Session

From the Vaping Craze to the Opioid Epedemic:


12:15 - 1:30 p.m.

Trends, Prevention & Treatment of



Adolescent Substance Abuse


LPMA General Membership Meeting

Kristine Olivier, MD, Asst. Prof. of Child & Adolescent


MPA Business Meeting

Psychiatry, Residency Training Director, LSUHSCNO


LA ASAM General Membership Meeting

Daniel Waldman, MD, Dir. of School Consultation


1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

LSUHSCNO, Asst. Prof. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


Assessment & Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Megan Campbell, DO, LSUHSCNO


Joseph Grizzaffe, MD, Clinical Asst. Prof. of Psychiatry

Asst. Prof. of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry


LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency Program

9:30 - 9:45 a.m.


Diem Pham, MD, PGY 2 Resident



LSU-OLOL Psychiatry Residency Program

9:45-11:15 a.m.


From Access to Excellence: Creating a Culture of

Workshop Breakout Sessions:


Care through Telepsychiary in Community

Perinatal Depression, Anxiety & Trauma


Mental Health Settings

The Intersection Between Maternal


Medhi Qalbani, MD, Psychiatrist Co-Founder

& Infant Mental Health


Integrated Behavioral Health, Clinical Advisor-

Julianna Finelli, MD


Genoa Telepsychiatry

Infant & Early Childhood Psychiatry Fellow


Matt Weinert Stein, BA, Account Manager, Genoa Telepsychiatry



Forensic Issues in Clinical Practice

Anna Kelley, PsyD


Philip Merideth, MD, JD, Prof. UMC

Asst. Professor of Psychiatry


John W. Thompson, MD, Prof. Tulane



Jose F. Artecona, MD, Asst. Prof. Tulane

Primary Care Pearls for the Adult Psychiatrist


Tom Recore, MD, Forensic Psychiatrist, MS State Hospital

Rachel Hammer, MD, PGY 4


Finn Perkins, MD, PGY 3, Psychiatry Resident, UMC

Internal Med. & Psychiatry, Tulane


Joseph Maxwell, IV, M-4 UMC

Amanda Satterthwaite, MD, PGY 4


3:00 - 4:00

Internal Med. & Psychiatry, Tulane


Benzodiazepines by Steven Wright, MD

Connie Hsaio, MD, PGY 2, Internal Med.



& Psychiatry, Tulane


Sunday, February 17

Ben Bailey, MD, Asst. Prof. Psychiatry Tulane


7:30 a.m.

Jeff Sibrack, MD, Internal Med. & Psychiatry



Southeast LA Veterans Healthcare System


8:00 - Noon

Physicians Heal Thyselves: Scandals


Registration & Exhibits

Suicides & Substance Use Among Us


8:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Margaret Bishop Baier, MD, Asso. Prof.


Medical Marijuana by Steven Wright, MD

Clinical Psychiatry & Medical Director


9:30 - 10:30 a.m.



Medical Marijuana by Michael Lewis, MD

Scott Embley, LCSW, CEAP, Director


10:30 - 10:45 a.m.



Break/Poster Awards/Door Prize Drawing



10:45 - 11:15 a.m.


Medical Marijuana by Mordi Potash, MD


11:15 a.m. - Noon


Panel Discussion