Pri-Med Washington, DC

Washington, DC | March 6-7, 2020

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Beyond the SSRI: Treating and Managing Major Depression


This talk will help the primary care clinician recognize and manage depression in the primary care setting.

Learning Objectives

Use the PHQ-2 and the PHQ-9 to identify patients who may be suffering from depression

Make initial and follow-up treatment decisions, including medication selection, referral, and recommendation of self-management strategies

Perform acute phase follow-up and long-term management


Shirah Vollmer, MD

Shirah Vollmer, MD is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine. She is a board certified child and adult psychiatrist and she is a psychoanalyst. She is on faculty at Loyola Marymount University, The New Center f...

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