Utting Lecture 2021

20th Anniversary Utting Lecture

Breaking The Stigma – A Milestone Symposium on Depression and Suicide Awareness

November 18, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.

Watch the event on  Facebook and  Youtube, premiering on November 18.

The Psychiatry Department of the Jewish General Hospital invites you to take part in an eye-opening virtual event: the 20th anniversary edition of the highly-respected Utting Lecture Series. Hosted by CBC's Catherine Verdon-Diamond, the event welcomes former Montreal Canadiens’ star Stéphane Richer as he shares stories of his personal journey. The President of the Douglas Utting Foundation, Tim Utting joins us virtually to offer the history of the foundation - and to present the 2021 Utting Medal.

The impressive list of notable guests from across Canada will dispel the shadows around mental health, depression, suicide awareness and so much more. You'll hear from these professionals in the field of mood disorders:

  • Dr. Karl Looper, Psychiatrist-in-Chief, Jewish General Hospital
  • Dr. Raymond Lam, Professor and B.C. Leadership Chair in Depression Research, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
  • Dr. Serge Beaulieu, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McGill University; Medical Chief at the Bipolar Disorders Clinic of the Douglas Mental Health University Institute; and Executive Chair of CANMAT, the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments
  • Dr. Erin Michalak, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia

Watch the event on  Facebook and  Youtube.

If you or someone you know is struggling with depression, visit  suicide.ca or dial 811 for Info-Santé.



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