Tuesday, February 19, 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.


presented by:

Avrim Fishkind, M.D.
CEO / CMO  JSA Health Telepsychiatry
Houston, Texas


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

  1. Recognize indications for using emergency psychiatry.
  2. Appraise the efficiency of emergency telepsychiatry.
  3. Argue the strengths and weaknesses of emergency telepsychiatry.


Educational Method:  Lecture


Target Audience:  MDs, Residents, Students, and Alumni


Disclosure (Speaker)
Dr. Fishkind has disclosed the following financial relationships with commercial interests:
Major Stock Shareholders/Board:  Dr. Fishkind is the CEO of JSA Health Psychiatry.