Sandor Rado Lecture – Warren Poland, MD/George Daniels Award – Paul Mosher, MD (June 5)

Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, the Alumni Association
and the
Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine

Announce the Fifty-Fifth Annual


Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 8:00 p.m.

The New York Academy of Medicine
Two East 103rd Street
New York, New York 10029

Warren S. Poland, M.D.


Outsiderness, the sense of self as outside the world of others (in contrast to being seen as an outsider by others) is a part of human nature, an early factor in developing both a sense of self and a regard for others. After observations of this issue across a life span, an analytic case illustration is offered. The analytic process itself is then closely viewed to demonstrate the essential place of dynamics involved in mastering the sense of outsiderness

Educational Objectives:
Participants will:
1. become familiar with the hidden role of outsiderness throughout a life span, 2. explore the presence of outsiderness in clinical engagements, 3. clarify the constructive significance of an analyst’s own self differentiation in an unfolding clinical

Warren S. Poland, M.D. is a psychoanalyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. A former editor of the JAPA Review of Books, he is on the editorial boards of the Psychoanalytic Quarterly, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, and American Imago, where for many years he has authored the column “Clinician’s Corner.” In addition to a range of psychoanalytic papers and essays, he is author of Melting the Darkness: The Dyad and Principles of Clinical Practice. In 2009 he was recipient of the Sigourney Award

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, the Association for Psychoanalytic Medicine and the American Psychoanalytic Association. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.

IMPORTANT DISCLOURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant information to disclose.

The George E. Daniels Merit Award

will be presented to

Paul Mosher, M.D.

Paul Mosher, M.D. is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Albany Medical College. Dr. Mosher received his AB degree from Harvard College and his MD degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained in both psychiatry and
psychoanalysis at Columbia.

Dr. Mosher had the original idea to digitize the full text of the psychoanalytic literature. In 1991, this project became the PEP database, an invaluable research tool to promote and advance psychoanalytic scholarship all over the world via the internet. Dr. Mosher is a Founding Board Member of PEP-Web and remains actively involved with this growing archive.

Dr. Mosher has written extensively on issues of confidentiality and on the intersection of law and psychiatry. As Chair of the APsaA Confidentiality Committee in 1995, he coordinated the funding and production of an amicus brief presented before the Supreme Court in the case of Jaffee v. Redmond. His efforts contributed to the Supreme Court’s establishment of psychotherapist-patient privilege in the Federal Courts.

Dr. Mosher has chaired or served on innumerable committees and task forces of the American Psychoanalytic Association. For his
contributions he was the first recipient of its annual award for Distinguished Service to Psychoanalysis.


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