Elisabeth J. Kunkel, MD is a Professor of Psychiatry and the Joyce D. Kales University Chair for the Penn State University College of Medicine, and the Director of Population Behavioral Health for the Penn State Department of Psychiatry. She also serves as the Chief Medical Officer for the Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. a joint venture of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, the Penn State College of Medicine and Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg, PA, Dr. Kunkel completed her undergraduate and medical training in Canada at McGill University, and her residency at New York University Medical Center. Her postdoctoral work includes fellowships in psychosomatic medicine. Her interests include the assessment, enhancement and development of programs related to patient-focused care, and training and career enhancement for clinician educators.
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Continuing Education Credit: The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded .15 continuing education units (CEUs), which are equal to 1.5 contact hours. In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, information about relationships of presenters with commercial interests (if any) will be included in materials which will be distributed at the time of the conference. WPIC is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. WPIC maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. This program is being offered for 1.5 continuing education credits.