Women’s Health SIG Presentations

In keeping with integrating women’s mental health issues with consultation-liaison psychiatry, Women’s Health SIG members regularly present preconference courses, workshops and symposia, and oral papers and posters at each ACLP annual meeting.

Preconference Courses | Scientific Sessions: 20182017201620152014

Preconference skills course presenters at the Academy’s 2018 Annual Meeting. From left: Drs. Nancy Byatt, Shari Lusskin, Leena Mittal, Neeta Shenai, Priya Gopalan, and Elizabeth Albertini.

Pre-Conference Courses at ACLP Annual Meetings

At the Academy’s 2018 Annual Meeting, one of the half-day preconference skills courses was Perinatal Psychiatry: Negotiating Clinical Challenges in a Rapidly Evolving Field. This course was presented by Elizabeth Albertini, MD; Nancy Byatt, DO, FACLP; Priya Gopalan, MD; Shari Lusskin, MD; Leena Mittal, MD, FACLP; Neeta Shenai, MD; and Mallika Lavakumar, MD.

At the 2017 Annual Meeting, SIG members presented the morning skills preconference course From Preconception to Postpartum: Perinatal Basics for the General Consultation Psychiatrist. Speakers were SIG members Priya Gopalan, MD; Nehama Dresner, MD, FACLP, FAPA, Director, Wellsprings Health Associates, Chicago, IL; Madeleine Becker, MD, FACLP; Christina Wichman, DO, FACLP; and Leena Mittal, MD, FACLP.

And every year from 2012 through 2016, SIG member Christina Wichman, DO, FACLP, presented a “Women’s Health” section of the annual full-day Updates in Psychosomatic Medicine preconference course.

Scientific Sessions at ACLP Annual Meetings

Below are past presentations from 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, and 2014.


For full details of the 2018 meeting, see the Academy’s 2018 Annual Meeting site.


THURSDAY, 1:30pm
Substance Use Disorders in Pregnancy: Treatment Considerations and Medicolegal Perspectives
Simiriti Chaudry, MD; Shalini Dave, DO; Neeta Shenai, MD
THURSDAY, 3:15pm
Telephone Consultation for the C-L Psychiatrist: Lessons from Two Innovative Access Programs
Leena Mittal, MD; Barry Sarvet, MD, DFAPA, FAACAP; Nancy Byatt, DO, FACLP
FRIDAY, 4:00pm
Reproductive Psychiatry Education: Time for a National Curriculum
Sarah Nagle-Yang, MD; Lauren Osborne, MD; Robin Valpey, MD; Priya Gopalan, MD
SATURDAY, 1:15pm
Beyond Our Comfort Zone: Tools for the Management of Ethical and Legal Dilemmas in Perinatal Psychiatry
Shari Lusskin, MD; Madeleing Fersh, MD; Allison Deutch, MD; Carrie Ernst, MD; Janna Gordon-Elliott, MD, FACLP; Sally Habib, MD; Yardana Kaufman, MD


FRIDAY, 2:15pm
Longitudinal Remote Consultation for Perinatal Collaborative Care in Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Mixed Methods Analysis
Amritha Bhat, MD, MPH; Ian Bennett, MD, PhD; Amy Bauer, MD, MS; Whitney Eriksen, PhD, RN; Frances Barg, PhD
FRIDAY, 4:00pm
Brexanolone IV, a GABA-A Receptor Modulator, in Women with Postpartum Depression: Pooled Analysis of HAM-D Total Score and Subscales from Pivotal Trials
Christine Clemson, PhD; Samantha Meltzer-Brody, MD; Helen Colquhoun, MBChB; Robert Riesenberg, MD; C. Neill Epperson, MD; Cristina Deligiannidis, MD; David Rubinow, MD; Haihong Li, PhD, Stephen Kanes, MD, PhD

2018 — POSTERS

THURSDAY, 5:15–7:45pm


For full details of the 2017 meeting, see the Academy’s 2017 Annual Meeting site.


THURSDAY, 10:15am
Implementation of Substance Use Screening and Treatment for Women in Reproductive Health Clinics
Adriana Forray, MD; Grace Chang, MD MPH; Constance Guille, MD; Kimberly Yonkers, MD
THURSDAY, 1:30pm
The Reproducive Psychiatry Consultation: Interactive Skill-Building for the C-L Psychiatrist
Shari Lusskin, MD; Carrie Ernst, MD; Madeleine Fersh, MD; Sally Habib, MD; Elizabeth Albertini, MD, FAPA; Janna Gordon-Elliott, MD, FACLP
THURSDAY, 3:15pm
Is This Okay To Talk About? Sensitive and Taboo Topics In Reproductive Psychiatry
Allison Deutch, MD; Kimberly Yonkers, MD; Rachel Caravella, MD; Marra Ackerman , MD; Carmen Croicu, MD
FRIDAY, 3:45pm
From Research to Action: Using Science to Inform Maternal Health-Related Public Policy (Don R. Lipsitt Award Workshop)
Nancy Byatt, DO, FACLP
SATURDAY, 10:15am
Improving Care for Women with Bipolar Disorder in Primary Care and Obstetrics Settings Through Consultation: Progress, Challenges, and Potential Solutions
Amritha Bhat, MBBS, MD; Joseph Cermele, MD; Nancy Byatt, DO, FACLP; Leena Mittal, MD, FACLP
SATURDAY, 1:15pm
A Lost Sense of Safety: Consultation Challenges Treating Women with Sexual Trauma and PTSD in Gynecologic and Obstetric Care Settings
Archana Brojmohun, MD, FAPA; Laura J. Miller, MD; Nancy Byatt, DO, FACLP; Margaret Altemus, MD; Stacey Gramann, DO


FRIDAY, 2:00–3:30pm

2017 — POSTERS

THURSDAY, 5:15–7:45pm


For full details of the 2016 meeting, see the Academy’s 2016 Annual Meeting site.



For full details of the 2015 meeting, see the Academy’s 2015 Annual Meeting site.



For full details of the 2014 meeting, see the Academy’s 2014 Annual Meeting site.