The Cary Council, a group of young emerging leaders for Southwestern Medical Foundation and UT Southwestern, kicked off its 2016-2017 year with a  private event on Thursday, September 29 that focused on the innovative research and advances in mental health being made at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

conversation_careycouncil0409The event, “Learning from Leaders: Changing The Game In Care And Treatment of The Brain,” featured fascinating discussions about the latest breakthroughs in and the persistent stigmas of mental health. Speakers included Julie Hersh, President of the Hersh Foundation and author of Struck by Living: From Depression to Hope, Dr. Madhukar Trivedi, Director of UT Southwestern’s Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care, and Kathleen Gibson, President and CEO of Southwestern Medical Foundation.

The Cary Council is dedicated to creating a greater awareness of the mission of the Foundation and UT Southwestern among young professionals and emerging community leaders.

To see photos from the event, click here.