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Jinal Desai presents Psychiatry Grand Rounds on childhood maltreatment and depression Dec. 2

Jinal Desai, M.D., will present “Childhood Maltreatment and its Association with Adult Depression” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020. This presentation will be broadcast via Zoom and video conferencing. Dr. Desai is a second year resident in UND’s Psychiatry Residency Training Program. UND Chester Fritz Distinguished Professor and Vice President for Research at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D., Stephen Wonderlich, Ph.D., will service as Dr. Desai’s discussant.

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

  1. Discuss the findings of the CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) study.
  2. Recognize the association between childhood maltreatment and adult depression through meta-analysis and systemic reviews.
  3. Identify processes mediating childhood abuse and depression.
  4. Describe treatment options, including Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT).

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 video conference 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

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.