Tuesday, April 9, 2013
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Shriners Hospital for Children, 7th Floor Auditorium


Accreditation:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:  The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


“American Mania: 
Have We Created an Addictive Society?”
presented by:

Peter C. Whybrow, MD
            Director, Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior
            Judson Braun Distinguished Professor and Executive Chair
            Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the
            David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
            Physician-In-Chief & CEO, Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital
Los Angeles, CA


At the end of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Diagram Adam Smith’s concept of a self-regulating market.
  2. Describe the behavioral anatomy of the orbital frontal cortex.
  3. Recognize the relationship among time urgency, sleep deprivation, and obesity.


Educational Method:  Lecture

Target Audience:  MDs, Residents, Students, and Alumni

Disclosure (Speaker)
Dr. Whybrow has no financial relationships to disclose.