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Psychiatry Educational Series: Grand Rounds


The Department of Psychiatry invites you to join our Psychiatry Educational Series: Grand Rounds this Thursday, October 6, 2022 at noon. Dr. Keith Caruso (Forensic and General Psychiatry, Private Practice | President, Tennessee Psychiatric Association) will be presenting a lecture titled “The Insanity Defense.”

You may join us in the Coleman Auditorium (A137 South) or via Zoom. To join on Zoom, you must pre-register using this link: https://tennesseehipaa.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAlfu6upz0vHdMzn5C9z-m8opFILLm6jLAn


  • Learn the history of the insanity defense, current criteria and how to apply those to a case example. Learn the disorders that qualify the the insanity defense
  • Demonstrate greater ability to evaluate a defendant for the insanity defense
  • Demonstrate improved ability to evaluate an insane defendant for placement and treatment
  • Ensure that dangerous insanity acquittees are properly placed and treated