ARTISS SYMPOSIUM

The Department is a sponsoring partner for the annual Artiss Symposium. Kenneth L. Artiss, MD (1913–2001), the namesake of the symposium, was an Army officer, a research psychiatrist and instructor at Walter Reed Army Medical Center who inspired generations of military psychiatry residents to conduct high quality research.

RECENT TOPICS INCLUDE

2016: Understanding the Patients' Experiences: Beyond the Diagnostic Labels
2015: Current Concepts in Psychosomatic Medicine
2014: Psychiatry and Pain Management
2013: Psychiatry and Sleep Disorders

AMYGDALA, STRESS, AND PTSD CONFERENCE

The Department hosts an annual conference that brings together scientists and clinicians working toward solving the biological basis of stress, fear and PTSD. For information on the conference, visit the website.

RECENT TOPICS INCLUDE

2019: Risk, Resilience, and Recovery
2018: The Sequela of Trauma
2017: Understanding Stress
2016: The Effects of Stress and Loss
2015: Of Mice and Man
2014: Bench to Bedside
2013: Extinction of Fear
2012: Recovery from Stress
2011: Fear in the Human Mind
2010: How Stress Shapes the Mind
2009: Molecules in a Fearful Mind
2008: Fear, Anxiety and PTSD
2007: Anxiety, Fear, Memory and Mood
2004: Disorders of Impulsivity and Amygdala Neurocircuitry