Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

MSC 09 5030
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Phone: 505-272-2223

Grand Rounds: "Culture and DSM-5"

April 3, 2014

Roberto Lewis-Fernández, MD, presents,Culture and DSM-5.” Dr. Lewis-Fernández is Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNM HSC Domenici Center Auditorium


  1. To learn why and how to incorporate cultural information into diagnostic practice, including applying new diagnostic criteria in DSM-5
  2. To describe three main changes to the DSM-5 that reflect the incorporation of cultural material
  3. To identify the applicability and clinical utility of the Cultural Formulation Interview (CFI), a 16-item questionnaire included in DSM-5 with guidelines and instructions for administering it with any patient in any clinical setting
  4. To present results from the international CFI field trial, including clinician and patient assessments of feasibility, acceptability, and perceived clinical utility

All psychiatrists, other physicians, fellows, psychiatric residents, medical students and behavioral health providers  -- as well as members of the public -- are welcome to attend. Admission is free.

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