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George Christison, MD
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry
School of Medicine
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
5/2006 MS1 Medical Neuroscience
Two hours of lectures on the Neural Substrates of Behavior
5/2006 MS2- Pharmacology
Two one hour lectures: 1)Antidepressants and 2)Antipsychotics
1/2006 - 5/2006 MS1 Course: Understanding Your Patient
I direct this 30 hour lecture course and contribute 14 hours of direct teaching plus course oversight and examination preparation and administration.
11/2005 Social Work Students
Three hour presentation on the Biological Basis of Behavior
9/2005 - 12/2005 MS2 Course Psychopathology
I direct this course and contribute 37 hours of direct teaching plus course oversight and examination preparation and administration.
6/2005 Second-Generation Antipsychotic Drugs
Lecture to LLU Family Medicine Residents
5/2005 Medical Neuroscience
Two one-hour guest lectures to first-year medical students on the topic of the Neural Substrates of Behavior
5/2005 Pharmacology
Two one-hour guest lectures in the Pharmacology course for 2nd year medical students. Topics: (1)Antidepressants, (2) Antipsychotics
10/2004 Social Work Curriculum
One 3-hour lecture to social work students on the topic of the Biological Underpinings of Behavior
9/2004 - 12/2004 Psychopathology
SOM course PSYT 514; 23 2-hour lectures Role: Course Director, principle lecturer Students: 2nd-year medical students This course covers all of the major psychiatric syndromes and provides an introduction to their treatment.
9/2004 - 12/2004 Understanding Your Patient
SOM course PSYT 511; 16 2-hour lectures Role: Course Director Students: First-year medical students This is an survey course covering a wide range of behavioral science topics relevant to compassionate medical care and the MD-patient relationship
5/2004 Antidepressants
Guest lecture in the Pharmacology course for 2nd year medical students
5/2004 Antidepressants
One-hour guest lecture in the Pharmacology course for 2nd year medical students.
Interactive Teaching
 
8/2006 Psychiatry Residents
One hour small group seminar on Practical Points in Teaching Medical Students
2/2006 Psychiatry R3 Residents
Four one-hour small group interactive seminars on topics in Administrative Psychiatry
7/2005 - 6/2006 Psychiatry Clerkship MS3 Seminars
I teach the following small group seminars 8 times a year (every 6 weeks) in the Psychiatry Clerkship: Interviewing (1 hour), Case Formulation (1 hour), Suicide (1 hour), Depressive Disorders (2 hours) and Psychotic Disorders (1 hour)
7/2005 - 6/2006 Psychiatry Clerkship OSCE
I direct and participate in the Psychiatry Clerkship OSCE, which takes 3-4 hours every six weeks.
4/2005 Administrative Psychiatry
Four one-hour interactive semimars with R-3 psychiatry residents
12/2004 - 6/2005 Resident journal club
Weekly readings, preparation and implmentation of a one-hour resident journal club
12/2004 - 6/2005 Resident Supervision in Assertive Community Treatment
10 hours per week of direct resident supervision and discussion of cases encountered together in an Assertive Community Treatment program in San Bernardino
7/2004 - 6/2005 Outpatient clinic resident supervison
Weekly one-hour sessions supervising an individual resident's cases
7/2004 - 6/2005 Psychiatry Clerkship Seminars
12 hours of case-based interactive seminar teaching to 3rd-year medical students on their Psychiatry clerkship. This repeats 8 times a year. Topics include: Orientation to Psychiatry Clerkship, MSE and General Interviewing, Case Formulation, Assessing Suicidality, Depressive disorders. Psychotic disorders, two journal clubs and a review of the in-house final exam
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
7/2005 - 6/2006 Course Director, Psychopathology
I direct this MS2 course which covers serves as an introduction to the nature, diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment of psychiatric conditions.
7/2005 - 6/2005 Course Director, Understanding Your Patient
I direct this MS1 course which covers a wide variety of behavioral science topics relevant to medical practice.
7/2005 - 6/2006 Course Director, Understanding Your Patient
I direct this MS1 course which covers a wide variety of behavioral science topics relevant ot medical practice.
7/2005 - 6/2006 Director, Behavioral Sciences Curriculum
I direct, and coordinate with other courses, the teaching of behavioral science topics in the first and second years of medical school.
7/2005 - 6/2006 Director, Psychiatry Clerkship and Senior Electives
I direct all activities of the MS3 Psychiatry clerkship and MS4 Senior electives in Psychiatry.
7/2004 - 6/2005 Director, Medical Student Teaching in Psychiatry
Course Director, SOM first-year course, Understanding Your Patient Course Director, SOM second-year course, Psychopathology Director, SOM 3rd-year Psychiatry clerkship (May 05-present) Director, Psychiatry Department Medical Student Senior Electives
Instructional Prep of New Material
 
11/2005 - 1/2006 New and revised lectures in the course, Understanding Your Patient
I prepared or substantially revised the following lectures for this course: Entering the World of Your Patient, Partnering Around a Plan, Introduction to CAM,Boundaries in the MD- Patient Relationship.
5/2005 - 6/2005 Addiction Sublerkship - revision of readings and exam
All readings for the one-week Addictions Subclerkship were updated and a new Addiction exam written
5/2005 - 6/2005 Psychiatry Clerkship - Revision of seminar readings and exams
Readings for all 12 psychiatry clerkship seminars were updated and a new set of quizzes and a new final exam written
7/2004 - 12/2004 Behavioral Sciences course material update
Updated lectures in the courses Understanding Your Patient and Psychopathology