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Department of Psychiatry Trainee Presentations

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Alexander Lang, MD
Alexander Lang, MD
PGY-4, Department of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Lang completed his undergraduate training at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and then went on to receive his medical degree at Wright State University before choosing psychiatry as his specialty. Professionally, he is interested in adult psychiatry, addiction, PTSD and telepsychiatry. He enjoys hiking, cycling, biology and spending time with family.

Brianna Williamson, MD
Brianna Williamson, MD
PGY-4, Department of Psychiatry
University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

Dr. Williamson grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Development Studies at Brown University. She then returned to Ohio for medical school at Wright State University. Halfway through, she spent a year in Guatemala working on a sexual education curriculum and perinatal medicine. Academically her interests include palliative medicine, international medicine, psycho-oncology, perinatal psychiatry and culturally sensitive trauma-informed care models. She heads to the University of California San Francisco in July to pursue a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative medicine with the goal to address mental and physical health at end of life. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the outdoors with people she loves. 

Additional Information

The educational objective for Psychiatry Grand Rounds is to provide mental health professionals with updates on psychiatric topics with the goal of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care. Psychiatry Grand Rounds are held on Wednesdays (September-May) from 12-1 p.m. 

Learning Objectives

Video Game Use Disorder: A Growing Concern in the Post-Covid Era, with Alexander Lang, MD

  • Understand the diagnostic criteria of video game use disorder and how it compares/contrasts with other use disorders
  • Review the pathophysiology of addictive behavior and how reward circuits are built into modern video games 
  • Identify treatment for video game use disorder in patient and population levels

Antiracism in Psychiatry Residency, with Brianna Williamson, MD

  • Introduce the demographic shifts in patients and diversity crisis in mental health care professionals
  • Define antiracism and minority tax 
  • Evaluate antiracist strategies within psychiatric residency programs 
CME Credit/Disclaimer


All faculty, CME Planning Committee members, and the CME office reviewer have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this activity. 

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 12:00pm
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Jamie Manser
College of Medicine – Tucson
Department of Psychiatry
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