Education & Training
- Sockalingam S, Micula-Gondek W, Lundblad W, Fertig A, Hawa R. Bariatric Surgery and Psychiatric Care. Am J Psychiatry 2017; 174(1):81-82.
- Lundblad W, Fertig AM, Sockalingam S. Integrated Models for Severe Obesity Management: Role for Psychosocial Teams. In Sockalingham S, Hawa R, editors. Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity. Cham: Springer; 2017. 83-90.
Education InterestsSelected Education Publications & Products
- Fertig AM, Tew JD, Douaihy AB, Nash KC, Solai LK, Travis MJ, Zippay LB, Matthews KA, Lewis DA. Developing a Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program: Lessons Learned. Acad Psychiatry. 2017; 41(3): 417-422.
Alexis Fertig, MD Appointed Associate Professor by Pitt School of Medicine
Alexis Fertig, MD is an accomplished clinician and national expert in the area of eating disorders. She provides high-quality clinical care within the intensive outpatient, inpatient, and partial hospitalization eating disorders programs at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. She is director of the UPMC Center for Eating Disorders and is the “go to“ person for difficult consults and complex cases. Dr. Fertig...
Hot Publication - Fertig et al.
Developing a Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program: Lessons Learned Fertig, AM, Tew JD, Douaihy AB, Nash KC, Solai LKK, Travis MJ, Zippay LB, Matthews KA and Lewis DA Academic Psychiatry, 2017 Jun;41(3):417-422 Over the past 25 years, the roles of physicians as clinicians, educators, and administrators in academic medicine have received increasing attention. Awareness of the complex nature of this career...
Physician Leadership Program
Alexis Fertig, MD, MPH Selected for Marshall W. Webster Physician Leadership Program The Physician Services Division (PSD) of UPMC has selected Alexis Fertig, MD, MPH for the Marshall Webster Physician Leadership Program. Dr. Fertig is one of a small group of UPMC physicians selected for this highly competitive program from a large pool of applicants. Dr. Fertig is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Co-Director...
New CEFDP Leadership
Drs. James Tew and Alexis Fertig Appointed Leaders of Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the appointment of James Tew, Jr., MD and Alexis Fertig, MD as the new Director and Co-Director of the Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program. Established in 2011, the Clinician Educator Faculty Development Program is designed to provide newer Department of...