Education & Training
Increasing Access to Behavioral Health Care: What’s Happening at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
At the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting this week, we invited attendees to learn about some of the ways the clinicians and leadership at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) strive to meet the needs of all patients by providing innovative, thoughtful and accessible behavioral health care. Western Psychiatric Hospital Overview Dr. David Lewis (Chair, Department of Psychiatry) opened the meeting...
Dr. Gina Perez on Supporting Access to Behavioral Health Services in Underserved Areas
Gina Perez, MD , Assistant Professor of Psychiatry , is Associate Chief, Behavioral Health Network and Telepsychiatry, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Perez earned her medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed her residency at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital . After beginning her career at the University of Maryland and then serving as the Regional Medical...
Department Faculty Appointed to New Leadership Roles at WPIC
Department faculty members Gina Perez, MD and Keith Stowell, MD have accepted associate chief roles in the Behavioral Health Services Line. Dr. Perez, Assistant Professor, has been appointed Associate Chief, Behavioral Health Network, and Dr. Stowell, Assistant Professor, is Associate Chief, Emergency & Crisis Services. In her new role, Dr. Perez will oversee the Behavioral Health Services at UPMC Network hospitals...