Past DeWitt Wallace Institute Events

Review past events at the DeWitt Wallace Institute for Psychiatry.



Caring for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Children and Adolescents

September 30, 2022
1:00pm | Virtual

Join the Weill Cornell Medicine Wellness Qlinic for a talk from Dr. Oksana Lekarev, pediatric endocrinologist, and Dr. Jane Chang, pediatric hospitalist, on caring for transgender and gender-diverse children and adolescents. 

Zoom Meeting ID: 934 5719 0016

Leon Hoffman, M.D.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds - Paulina Kernberg Memorial Lecture

September 28, 2022
11:00am | Virtual

“Regulation Focused Psychotherapy: An evidence based psychodynamic treatment for children with disruptive behavior”

Leon Hoffman, M.D.
Co-Director Pacella Research Center and Training and Supervising Analyst at the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute; Faculty, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai; Center for Regulation Focused Psychotherapy, Inc.

Please contact Monica Fortsch: for Zoom details.

self care

Psych Support Series: Maintaining Mental Wellness and Celebrating Resilience with Dr. Suza Scalora

September 26, 2022

Suza Scalora, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Psychiatrist at NewYork-Presbyterian. Join Dr. Scalora for a presentation on maintaining mental health and wellness and celebrating resilience following a mental health crisis. Learn mindfulness strategies and ways to cope with challenges and honor resiliency.


Psych Support Series: Mental Health & Suicide Prevention for Healthcare Workers

September 22, 2022

Join doctors from Weill Cornell Medicine Psychiatry and Emergency Medicine for a panel discussion on supporting mental health and suicide prevention for healthcare workers. Learn ways to support yourself and your colleagues within the field of medicine.

This panel will feature Psychiatrists Samuel J. Boas, M.D., one of Weill Cornell Medicine Psychiatry’s Wellness Champion, and Anna Halperin Rosen, M.D., Weill Cornell Medicine Psychiatry’s Director of House Staff Mental Health, and Physician Lucy Willis, M.D., one of Emergency Medicine’s Wellness Champion and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Faculty Wellness Committee.


Narcan Training

September 19, 2022

Join Jonathan Avery, M.D., the Vice Chair of Addiction Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, for a free Narcan training session. Register to receive a free Narcan kit.

More resources available on the Program for Substance Abuse and Stigma of Addiction website.

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Psych Support Series: Parents Preventing Teen Suicide Panel

September 15, 2022

Join doctors from Weill Cornell Medicine Psychiatry and Pediatrics for a panel discussion on what parents can do to support their teen’s mental health and prevent teen suicide. This panel will feature Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Juste Buneviciute, M.D. and Corinne Catarozoli, Ph.D. and Pediatrician Alexandra Huttle, M.D..

older adult and young adult

Psych Support Series: Mental Health Support & Suicide Prevention for Older Adults

September 8, 2022
3:00pm | Virtual

Dimtris Kiosses, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine, an Associate Attending Psychologist at New York Presbyterian Hospital, and the Primary Investigator for the Kiosses Lab at Weill Cornell Medicine. Join him for a presentation on how to provide mental health support as a friend or caregiver of an older adult and suicide prevention tactics for older adults.