Feb 8, 2019

Interview with Dr. Robert Ursano Professor of Psychiatry of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Dr. Blumenfield interviews Dr. Robert Ursano, who is an outstanding expert in military psychiatry, suicide, PTSD, psychiatric aspects of  terrorism and in many other areas. Dr. Ursano is a Professor of Psychiatry in Neurosciences in the Department of Psychiatry of the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland where he had been Chairman for 25 years. Among other topics Dr. Ursano discusses research concerned with suicide in the military , PTSD and sexual trauma in the military. 

Nov 4, 2018

Interview with Gregg Keesling father of a soldier who committed suicide in Iraq

Chance Keesling was a US soldier deployed in Iraq who participated in combat. While overseas he became depressed and committed suicide. His family did not receive a letter of condolence from the President of the United States as did other families of soldiers who died while serving on foreign soil. This interview describes the story led by the father Gregg Keesling that ultimately led to President Obama changing this policy. 

Oct 8, 2018

Interview with May Ann Cohen leading expert on psychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDS

Interview with May Ann Cohen leading expert on psychiatric aspects of HIV/AIDS

Sep 24, 2018

Dr. Blumenfield Interviews Dr. Samuel Abrahams On The Occasion Of His 102nd Birthday


Dr. Michael Blumenfield interviews Dr. Samuel Abrahams, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst on the occasion of his 102nd birthday.

Sep 10, 2018

Dr. Blumenfield Reflects on His Memories of Sept 11, 2001

Aug 27, 2018

Interview with James Rundell Jr., M.D. President of the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Dr. Blumenfield interviews Dr. James Rundell, Jr. current President of the Academy of Consultation Liasion Psychiatry. Dr. Rundell discusses his 20 year career in the USAF as well as his subsequent work with the military. This includes his work with patients with HIV and PTSD as well as his role in the significant name change of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine to the Academy of Consultation Liasion Psychiatry 

Aug 13, 2018

Highlights of The American Journal Of Psychiatry - July 2018

 Dr. Blumenfield discusses a few recent articles from the July 2018 issue of the  Journal of The American Psychiatric Association

Jul 30, 2018

Dreaming An Opportunity For Change

Dr. Myron Glucksman is author of a book titled Dreaming an Opportunity For Change. Dr. Glucksman is a training and supervising analyst at the Psychoanalytic Institute of New York Medical College where he is also Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. He has a private practice in Redding Connecticut and New York City. This interview was done several years ago at the time of publication of his book.


Jul 16, 2018

Driving Stoned

Dr. Blumenfield discussed what a therapist should do if a patient says that he or she is driving stoned. 



Jul 2, 2018

Dr. Anita Everett : Immediate Past President American Psychiatric Association 

Dr_Anita_Everett.jpgGuest: Anita Everett, M.D.

Dr. Everett is the Immediate Past President of the American Psychiatric Association. She has been Chair of the APA Task Force on Health Care Reform and is Chief Medical Officer of SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Dr. Everett reflects on her recent term as President of the APA.


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