7 2018

The Impact of Adversity throughout the Lifespan / HEW & Grand Rounds

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Mount Sinai Hospital - Sinai Health System 600 University Avenue
Toronto, ON

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Lesley Wiesenfeld, Psychiatrist-in-Chief & Geriatric Psychiatrist,  Department of Psychiatry, Sinai Health System

Robert Maunder, Health and Behaviour Chair, Deputy Psychiatrist-in-Chief & Head of Research, Department of Psychiatry, Sinai Health System


Lesley Wiesenfeld is the Psychiatrist-in-Chief for Sinai Health System.  She is a Geriatric Psychiatrist, providing consultation and treatment in both hospital and community outreach settings. Her academic work has been particularly focused on improving  both patient care and the well-being  of healthcare workers who support vulnerable elderly patients with dementia.

Robert Maunder is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is Deputy Psychiatrist-in-Chief and Head of Research in the Department of Psychiatry of Sinai Health System. His research, often done in collaboration with Jon Hunter, focuses on issues at the interface of psychology, psychiatry and physical health, especially the impact of interpersonal adversity and support on health.



Sponsor: Co-sponsored by the Departments of Psychiatry and Medicine at Sinai Health System