2022 SML MAY 14, 2022
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Today and Tomorrow:
Optimizing Treatment for Schizophrenia


All sessions will be held in Pacific Time (PT).

Saturday, May 14th



7:00 am - 8:00 am

Bullseye? Emerging Approaches to the Treatment of Schizophrenia

CME/CE Session


Andrew Cutler, MD

8:00 am - 9:00 am

Industry Symposium

Industry-Sponsored (non-CME/CE)


Sponsored by Idorsia Pharmaceuticals

9:00 am - 9:05 am

Break

9:05 am - 9:35 am

Poster Session

Industry-Sponsored (non-CME/CE)


Sponsored by Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

9:35 am - 10:35 am

Eenie Meenie: How to Choose and When to Switch Antipsychotic Medications

CME/CE Session


Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

10:35 am - 11:00 am

Live Panel Q&A

CME/CE Session


Andrew Cutler, MD and Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH

The content of all non-CME/CE events (Industry Symposia, Disease State Sessions, and Poster Sessions) and the views expressed therein are those of the presenting entity and not of NEI. Non-CME/CE events are not part of the scientific program and do not provide CME/CE credit. By opening a non-CME/CE event, the attendee opts in to receive follow-up information from the commercial sponsor.



Program Faculty





Leslie Citrome, MD, MPH


Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY


Dr. Leslie Citrome is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York and has a private practice in Pomona, New York. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Clinical Practice, published by Wiley. Dr. Citrome was the founding Director of the Clinical Research and Evaluation Facility at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research in Orangeburg, New York, and after nearly two decades of government service as a researcher in the psychopharmacological treatment of severe mental disorders, Dr. Citrome is now engaged as a consultant in clinical trial design and interpretation.

Dr. Citrome is a member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Main areas of interest include schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder. He is a frequent lecturer on the quantitative assessment of clinical trial results using the evidence-based medicine metrics of number needed to treat and number needed to harm.

Dr. Citrome is the author or co-author of over 400 research reports, reviews, and chapters in the scientific literature, is on the editorial board of 13 different medical journals, reviews for over 90 journals, and has lectured extensively throughout the USA, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

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Andrew J. Cutler, MD


Chief Medical Officer, Neuroscience Education Institute, Carlsbad, CA

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY


Dr. Andrew J. Cutler attended Haverford College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, earning a BS in Biology.  He received his MD from the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where he was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor medical society and received the Merck Award for outstanding medical scholarship. He completed his Medical internship, Internal Medicine residency and Psychiatry residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident of Psychiatric Medicine and did research on dopamine receptor pharmacology in the lab of James P. Bennett, MD, PhD.  Dr. Cutler then served as the first Assistant Professor and Director of Psychiatric Medicine at the University of Chicago.  He has been Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Psychiatry.

Dr. Cutler has been Principal Investigator (PI) on over 400 psychiatric and medical clinical trials.  

Dr. Cutler has authored over 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles and has authored and presented over 100 abstracts/posters at various scientific meetings.  He serves as a peer reviewer for many prestigious scientific and medical journals and serves or has served on several Editorial Boards.  He has chaired or attended over 200 Scientific Advisory Boards, delivered over 3,000 pharmaceutical promotional talks and over 250 invited CME lectures and Grand Rounds presentations.  He has also done over 30 national satellite television medical education broadcasts and over 100 national medical web conferences.

Dr. Cutler is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, the Florida Psychiatric Society and the American Medical Association.  He has earned the Certified Physician Investigator (CPI) distinction from the Academy of Physicians in Clinical Research (formerly the Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators). He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. He has received several professional honors and awards including the Merck Award for outstanding medical scholarship, the University of Virginia Pride Award for outstanding patient care, the William Sorum Award from the American Psychiatric Association, the Outstanding Congressional Fellow Award from the 103rd U.S. Congress, a citation from Florida Hospital for outstanding patient care and the Distinguished Clinical Professional Award from the Mental Health Association of Central Florida. He presents research posters and teaches at professional meetings and has published numerous articles in scientific and medical journals. Dr. Cutler frequently gives talks to community groups and national audiences, and often appears as a medical expert in the local and national media. 

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