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Joel Erickson to discuss suicide and restless legs syndrome at Psychiatry Grand Rounds on April 19

Joel Erickson, M.D., will present “Suicide Risk and Restless Legs Syndrome” from 12:10 p.m. to 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19. This presentation will be held via Zoom/video conferencing. Dr. Erickson is a Fargo-based clinical assistant professor at UND’s School of Medicine & Health Sciences, and a hospital consult/liaison psychiatrist, sleep medicine specialist, and department chair for sleep medicine at Sanford Health in Fargo, N.D.

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

  • Review symptoms of restless legs syndrome.
  • Recognize the suicide risk associated with restless leg syndrome.
  • Identify contributing factors for restless legs syndrome.

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.