The Great Pretender: New Insights on “Being Sane in Insane Places”

October 13, 2022
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Event sponsored by:

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Neurology
Psychology and Neuroscience
School of Medicine (SOM)


Lefebvre, Cathy


Susannah Cahalan, BA


Susannah Cahalan, BA
Sponsored by the Ewald W. Busse Lectureship Susannah Cahalan is an award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author, journalist, and public speaker. Her 2012 memoir, Brain on Fire has sold over a million copies and was made into a Netflix original movie. Her second book, The Great Pretender, made an array of "Best-Of" lists and was shortlisted for the 2020 Royal Society's Science Book Award. She has written for The New York Times, The New York Post, Elle, The New Scientist, and BBC's Focus, as well as academic journals The Lancet and Biological Psychiatry. Link to join:

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds