An Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: TMS in Depression Part 1 - Grand Rounds Webinar

An Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Part 1: TMS in Depression

You’re invited to join the Clinical TMS Society for this installment of our Grand Round Webinar Series: An Introduction to Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Part 1: TMS in Depression

The purpose of this Grand Rounds is to provide an introduction on TMS to interested members. This talk has been designed by the resident education taskforce for psychiatry residents to provide an overview of transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression. A copy of the slide deck will also be available online to members who view this presentation and may be used by members as a presentation template for the education of referring providers or other interested healthcare professions who have limited knowledge of TMS. 

Don't miss out on our Q&A portion of the webinar!

At the end of this presentation participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the evidence for transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) as a treatment for depression
  2. Describe where TMS falls in a major depressive disorder (MDD) treatment algorithm
  3. Know the history of TMS
  4. Understand potential mechanisms of actions of TMS
  5. Know the efficacy rate of TMS for MDD from scientific literature

Format: On-Demand

Date/Time:  8/2/22 - 5pm (PST)/8pm (EST)




Kristin Raj, MD

Dr. Raj specializes in the treatment of mood disorders with expertise in neuromodulation and in the psychopharmacological management of the bipolar disorder. She is Chief of Interventional Psychiatry and Chief of the Bipolar Clinic at Stanford University. She is the director of education for interventional psychiatry where she manages resident and fellow education in brain stimulation and the development of didactics. She is also director of the neuroscience curriculum for the psychiatry residency where she has worked to create and assess a new series of interactive lectures. She trained in biomedical engineering in undergraduate at Case Western Reserve University and completed her medical degree and psychiatry residency at Stanford University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors and the Education Committee of the Clinical TMS Society.

August 2nd, 2022 from  5:00 PM to  6:00 PM
United States