Pierre N Azzam, MD
Education & Training
- Shenai N, White CD, Azzam PN, Gopalan P, Solai LK. Practical and legal challenges to electroconvulsive therapy in malignant catatonia. Harv Rev Psychiatry 2016;24:238-241.
- Saunders J, Gopalan P, Puri N, Azzamp PN, Zhou L, Ghinassi F, Jain A, Travis M, Ryan ND. Psychosomatic medicine for non-psychiatric residents: video education and incorporation of technology. Acad Psychiatry 2015;39:649-653.
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...
2018 Class of Resident and Fellow Graduates Celebrated at Ceremony Held June 2
Please join us in congratulating the 2018 graduates of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic Residency and Clinical Fellowship programs. Residents, fellows, and their families and friends celebrated at the graduation ceremony held at the University Club on June 2. The event recognized the completion of an important component of the residents’ medical training and the outstanding contributions of Department...
New Role for Dr. Azzam
The Department of Psychiatry is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Pierre Azzam as Associate Program Director for the Psychiatry Residency Program. Dr. Azzam is a graduate of Rice University and the Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his psychiatry residency at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of UPMC and fellowship training in psychosomatic medicine at the Massachusetts General...
Each year the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recognizes outstanding faculty contributions to medical education through several prestigious awards at its annual Curriculum Colloquium. Honorees are selected by the Award Review Committee and the Dean, based on nominations by students and faculty. This year, Department of Psychiatry faculty garnered five awards in recognition of their outstanding...