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.
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...
Department of Psychiatry Faculty Selected to Participate in Highly Competitive AAMC Medical Education Certificate Program
Three members of the Department of Psychiatry faculty have been selected from a large pool of applicants to participate in the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Medical Education Certificate (MERC) Program. The MERC program aims to help medical education leaders to learn research skills that will enhance their ability to develop and implement medical education research projects. Priya Gopalan, MD has...
Accomplishments of Department of Psychiatry Faculty and Residents Highlighted at Annual Meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
The Department of Psychiatry was well represented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (APM) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The theme for the meeting was The Art and Science of Communication in Psychosomatic Medicine . Department of Psychiatry faculty and residents were featured speakers for 11 presentations and courses, and the poster session featured the work of 10 residents and their...