7th Annual Clinician Educator Showcase


7th Annual Clinician Educator Showcase

Featuring Department of Psychiatry and WPIC Experts

The Department of Psychiatry and UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPSY) are proud to host the 7th Annual Clinician Educator Showcase on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at WPSY. Please note that registration has closed for this event.

This half-day event highlights the many contributions of our dedicated clinician educators, trainees and staff. The Showcase features presentations by residents, clinical fellows and faculty as part of the popular Speed Dat(a)ing session. Interactive breakout sessions led by department experts on a variety of topics are designed to help participants enhance their clinical and teaching skills, improve the quality of care, and take the next step in their healthcare careers. There will also be plenty of opportunities for networking and reconnecting with colleagues throughout the afternoon. Continuing education credits will be available. Lunch will provided for all registrants.

Program Schedule. Click here to download the program schedule. 

Kenneth Nash, MD, MMMPlenary Address

A Unique Blend: The Journey of a Clinician Educator

Kenneth C. Nash, MD, MMM
Professor and Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Chief, Clinical Services
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC

Breakout Sessions. The Showcase will feature breakout sessions focusing on a variety of topics. Click on the title of the breakout below for a detailed description of each session:

Understanding the Role of the Nurse Practitioner in a Multidisciplinary Team

From Concept to Conference: Developing an Education Product

The Innovator’s Prescription: Diagnosing Different Business Models in Mental Health Service Delivery

Optimizing Potentially Low Value Admissions

Understanding Advocacy and Policy for Behavioral Health

Difficult (Crucial) Conversations in the Work Place

For more information. Have a question about the Showcase? Please contact Frances Patrick at (412) 246-6784 or via email at patrickfm@upmc.edu

The Clinician Educator Showcase is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychiatry and WPSY. We gratefully acknowledge support from Community Care Behavioral Health to support this year's Showcase.