UCSF CME 6th Annual Perinatal Mental Health Symposium 2022

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Overview Objectives Accreditation Course Outline
Chairs Faculty Travel & Lodging Cancellation Policy

Department: Medicine
Course Number: MOB23097
Activity Start Date: September 23, 2022
Activity End Date: September 23, 2022

Live Stream Interactive Webinar


$250 Physicians
$200 Nurses / Advanced Health Care Practitioners / Psychologists 
$75 Residents / Fellows



This virtual course centers on the interface between obstetrics and psychiatry, with the theme this year focusing on areas of trauma. The topics include birth trauma, special populations, substance use in pregnancy, integrative treatment options, clinician burn-out, pregnancy loss, and more. It is designed for physicians, midwives and nurse practitioners, psychologists and psychotherapists, nurses, and trainees. The faculty are a diverse group of experts in their respective fields.

The target audience is all clinicians who work with women in their reproductive years and includes physicians (OB, family medicine, pediatrics, psychiatry), midwives, nurse practitioners, therapists, social workers, and psychopharmacologists among others.

• Late Pregnancy Loss: Etiologies and Therapeutic Approaches
• Birth Journeys of LGBTQ+ Families
• Parental PTSD from Childbirth
• Marijuana and Pregnancy
• Second Victim Trauma and Burnout for Clinicians
• Integrative Treatments for Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
• Complex Reproductive Psychiatry Cases

This course will be offered as a virtual conference. Login instructions along with the digital syllabus will be shared with the attendees a week before the meeting. Included in your registration fee is access to the course recordings on demand (Available within a week after the conference) for any session that you miss, available for 30 days after the course.

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The University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine (UCSF) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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Course Outline:

Friday, September 23, 2022
8:15 AM Live Stream Webinar Opened
8:30 Welcome Anna Glezer, MD
Patricia Robertson, MD
8:45 Cannabis Use in Pregnancy Kelly Young-Wolff, PhD, MPH
9:15 Q&A
9:30 Etiologies of Late Pregnancy Loss Arianna Cassidy, MD
9:50 How Clinicians Can Support Parents During/After a Late Pregnancy Loss Pascale Vermont, PhD
10:15 Q&A Speaker Name
10:30 Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Psychological Birth Trauma: Trauma-Informed Management, Including Use of EMDR Amanda Yeaton-Massey, MD
Vanessa Scarlata, LCSW
Margo Pumar, MD
11:15 Q&A
11:30 Clinician Birth Trauma Daisy Leon-Martinez, MD
12:00pm  Break (Small Group Workshops- Bring your lunch!)
12:15pm Small Group Workshops-
Clinician Burnout
1:00 LGBTA+ Birthing Journeys Kodiak Soled, PhD
1:30 Q&A
1:45 Challenging Cases Hannah Potvin, MD
2:30 Q&A
2:45 Integrative Women’s Mental Health Anna Glezer, MD
3:30 Q&A
3:45 Closing Remarks Anna Glezer, MD
Patricia Robertson, MD
4:00pm Adjourn

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Anna Glezer, MD
Associate Physician Diplomate, Psychiatry
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

Patricia A. Robertson, MD
Professor Associate Chief of Academic Affairs, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine,
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Series

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Travel & Lodging:

Live Stream Interactive Webinar

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Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations received in writing before September 22, 2022 will be refunded, less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be made on cancellations received after that date.

Please email your requests to RegEmail@ucsf.edu

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