Jennifer Myers presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on clozapine March 3

Jennifer Myers, M.D., will present “Inflammation leading to supratherapeutic clozapine levels: A case report” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Myers is a second-year resident in the Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Baiju Gandhi, M.D., will service as Dr. Myers’s discussant. Dr. Gandhi is a locum tenens psychiatrist and Fargo-based clinical assistant professor at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Upon completion of this program, the learner will be able to:

  • Identify and review the pharmacology and pharmacokinetics of clozapine.
  • Identify clinical symptoms of supratherapeutic clozapine levels, and the process of how inflammation and infection can contribute to supratherapeutic levels.
  • Discuss various case reports of patients with elevated clozapine levels, and review treatment recommendations.

This Grand Rounds presentation, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the School’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites throughout North Dakota and Minnesota and is also streamed via personal computers.  If you want information on how to attend, please contact Teresa Klein at 701.293.4101 or teresa.klein@UND.edu.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.