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WPIC Offers Clinician-Educators Unique Career Development Opportunities
The critical role of Clinician-Educators (CEs) has continued to gain recognition within academic medical centers, and the responsibilities of CEs have increasingly become more complex. To help physicians navigate this complexity, the Department has established a programmatic approach that involves personalized career development to enable CEs to identify their talents, develop specific skill sets, and unleash their...
WPIC Undergoes Highly Successful Joint Commission Survey
Pictured (left to right): Crystal Doran, Carol VanZile, and Drs. Camellia Herisko and Ken Nash The Joint Commission arrived on March 12 for the triennial survey of the UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Shadyside, and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) facilities. The Joint Commission survey is an unannounced event that occurs every three years and focuses on the environment, processes, and clinical records. A...
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...